Probing Radio Intensity at High-Z from Marion: 2017 Instrument

  title={Probing Radio Intensity at High-Z from Marion: 2017 Instrument},
  author={L. Philip and Zuhra Abdurashidova and H. C. Chiang and N. Ghazi and Austin A. Gumba and Heiko Martin. Heilgendorff and Jack Hickish and J. M. J'auregui-Garc'ia and K. Malepe and Chuneeta D. Nunhokee and J. Peterson and Jonathan L. Sievers and V. Simes and R. Spann},
  journal={Journal of Astronomical Instrumentation},
We introduce Probing Radio Intensity at high-Z from Marion (PRIZM), a new experiment designed to measure the globally averaged sky brightness, including the expected redshifted 21[Formula: see text]cm neutral hydrogen absorption feature arising from the formation of the first stars. PRIZM consists of two dual-polarization antennas operating at central frequencies of 70 and 100[Formula: see text]MHz, and the experiment is located on Marion Island in the sub-Antarctic. We describe the initial… 

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