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Science with CMB spectral distortions

  title={Science with CMB spectral distortions},
  author={Jens Chluba},
  journal={arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics},
  • J. Chluba
  • Published 27 May 2014
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics
The measurements of COBE/FIRAS have shown that the CMB spectrum is extremely close to a perfect blackbody. There are, however, a number of processes in the early Universe that should create spectral distortions at a level which is within reach of present day technology. In this talk, I will give a brief overview of recent theoretical and experimental developments, explaining why future measurements of the CMB spectrum will open up an unexplored window to early-universe and particle physics with… 

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