Latest Progress on the QUBIC Instrument
A. Ghribi ; J. Aumont ; E. S. Battistelli ; ... M.C. Falvella ; et al.
Sep - 2014
DOI: 10.1007/s10909-013-1024-1
ISSN : 1573-7357 ;
journal : Journal of Low Temperature Physics
type: Article Journal

QUBIC is a unique instrument that crosses the barriers between classical imaging architectures and interferometry taking advantage from both high sensitivity and systematics mitigation. The scientific target is to detect primordial gravitational waves created by inflation by the polarization they imprint on the cosmic microwave background—the holy grail of modern cosmology. In this paper, we show the latest advances in the development of the architecture and the sub-systems of the first module of this instrument to be deployed at Dome Charlie Concordia base—Antarctica in 2015.

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