The South Pole Telescope

@inproceedings{Ruhl2004TheSP,
  title={The South Pole Telescope},
  author={John E. Ruhl and P. A. R. Ade and John E. Carlstrom and Hsiao-mei Cho. and Thomas M. Crawford and M. A. Dobbs and Christopher H. Greer and Nils W. Halverson and William L. Holzapfel and Trevor Lanting and Adrian T. Lee and Erik M. Leitch and Jonathan Leong and W. Lu and M. Lueker and Jared Mehl and Stephan S. Meyer and Joseph J. Mohr and Stephen Padin and Thomas J. Plagge and Clement L Pryke and Marcus C. Runyan and Dan Schwan and Matthew K. Sharp and H. Spieler and Zachary Staniszewski and Antony A. Stark},
  booktitle={SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation},
  year={2004}
}
A new 10 meter diameter telescope is being constructed for deployment at the NSF South Pole research station. The telescope is designed for conducting large-area millimeter and sub-millimeter wave surveys of faint, low contrast emission, as required to map primary and secondary anisotropies in the cosmic microwave background. To achieve the required sensitivity and resolution, the telescope design employs an off-axis primary with a 10 meter diameter clear aperture. The full aperture and the… 
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