QuickPol: Fast calculation of effective beam matrices for CMB polarization

  title={QuickPol: Fast calculation of effective beam matrices for CMB polarization},
  author={Eric Hivon and Sylvain Mottet and N. Ponthieu},
  journal={arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics},
Current and planned observations of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) polarization anisotropies, with their ever increasing number of detectors, have reached a potential accuracy that requires a very demanding control of systematic effects. While some of these systematics can be reduced in the design of the instruments, others will have to be modeled and hopefully accounted for or corrected a posteriori. We propose QuickPol, a quick and accurate calculation of the full effective beam… 

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