The BaR-SPOrt experiment

@inproceedings{Zannoni2003TheBE,
  title={The BaR-SPOrt experiment},
  author={Mario Zannoni and Stefano Cortiglioni and Gianni Bernardi and E. Carretti and Stefano Cecchini and Claudio Macculi and Ennio Morelli and C. Sbarra and Giulio Ventura and Luciano Nicastro and Jader Monari and Marco Poloni and S. Poppi and Vincenzo Natale and M. Baralis and O. Peverini and Riccardo Tascone and Giuseppe Virone and Andrea Boscaleri and Enzo Pascale and Giuliano Boella and Silvio A. Bonometto and M. Gervasi and Giorgio Sironi and M. Tucci and Renzo Nesti and Roberto Fabbri and Pierluigi De Bernardis and Marco DePetris and Silvia Masi and Mikhail Vasil'evich Sazhin and E. N. Vinyajkin},
  booktitle={SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation},
  year={2003}
}
BaR-SPOrt (Balloon-borne Radiometers for Sky Polarisation Observations) is an experiment to measure the linearly polarized emission of sky patches at 32 and 90 GHz with sub-degree angular resolution. It is equipped with high sensitivity correlation polarimeters for simultaneous detection of both the U and Q stokes parameters of the incident radiation. On-axis telescope is used to observe angular scales where the expected polarization of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMBP) peaks. This project… Expand
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