Multimode bolometer development for the PIXIE instrument


The Primordial Inflation Explorer (PIXIE) is an Explorer-class mission concept designed to measure the polarization and absolute intensity of the cosmic microwave background. In the following, we report on the design, fabrication, and performance of the multimode polarization-sensitive bolometers for PIXIE, which are based on silicon thermistors. In… (More)


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@inproceedings{Nagler2016MultimodeBD, title={Multimode bolometer development for the PIXIE instrument}, author={Peter C. Nagler and Kevin T. Crowley and Kevin L. Denis and Archana M. Devasia and Dale J. Fixsen and Alan Kogut and Thomas Ray Stevenson}, year={2016} }