Testbed preparation of a small prototype polarization modulator for LiteBIRD Low-Frequency Telescope

@inproceedings{Hoang2022TestbedPO,
  title={Testbed preparation of a small prototype polarization modulator for LiteBIRD Low-Frequency Telescope},
  author={Thuong D. Hoang and Tomotake Matsumura and R. Takaku and Takashi Hasebe and Tommaso Ghigna and Nobu Katayama and Yukiko Sakurai and Kunimoto Komatsu and Teruhito Lida and Yurika Hoshino and S. Sugiyama and Hirokazu Ishino},
  booktitle={Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation},
  year={2022}
}
LiteBIRD is the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) radiation polarization satellite mission led by ISAS/JAXA. The main scientific goal is to search for primordial gravitational wave signals generated from the inflation epoch of the Universe. LiteBIRD telescopes employ polarization modulation units (PMU) using continuously rotating half-wave plates (HWP). The PMU is a crucial component to reach unprecedented sensitivity by mitigating systematic effects, including 1/f noise. We have developed a 1… 

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