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CMB and 21cm simulations

Bayesian angular power spectrum analysis of interferometric data, arXiv:1109.4640, P. M. Sutter, Benjamin D. Wandelt, Siddharth Malu; Astrophys. J. Suppl. 202, 9S (2012)

Maximum likelihood analysis of systematic errors in interferometric observations of the cosmic microwave background, arXiv:1209.2676, Le Zhang, Ata Karakci, Paul M. Sutter, Emory F. Bunn, Andrei Korotkov, Peter Timbie, Gregory S. Tucker, Benjamin D. Wandelt; Astrophys. J. Suppl. 206, 24 (2013)

Bayesian Inference of Polarized CMB Power Spectra from Interferometric Data, arXiv:1209.2930, Ata Karakci, P. M. Sutter, Le Zhang, Emory F. Bunn, Andrei Korotkov, Peter Timbie, Gregory S. Tucker, Benjamin D. Wandelt; Astrophys. J. Suppl. 204, 10 (2013)

Systematic Effects in Interferometric Observations of the CMB Polarization, arXiv:1302.6608, Ata Karakci, Le Zhang, P. M. Sutter, Emory F. Bunn, Andrei Korotkov, Peter Timbie, Gregory S. Tucker, Benjamin D. Wandelt; Astrophys. J. Suppl. 207, 14 (2013)

Probabilistic image reconstruction for radio interferometers, arXiv:1309.1469 , P. M. Sutter, Benjamin D. Wandelt, Jason D. McEwen, Emory F. Bunn, Ata Karakci, Andrei Korotkov, Peter Timbie, Gregory S. Tucker, Le Zhang; MNRAS accepted

CMB Polarization & Instrumentation

The Origin of the Universe as Revealed Through the Polarization of the Cosmic Microwave Background, Dodelson, Scott et al., Astro2010: The Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey, Science White Papers, no. 67, February, 2009.

Adding interferometry for CMBPol, Timbie, P.T., Tucker, G.S., Journal of Physics: Conference Series, v 155, 2009.

The White Mountain Polarimeter Telescope and an upper limit on cosmic microwave background polarization
, Levy, A.R.; Leonardi, R.; Ansmann, M.; Bersanelli, M.; Childers, J.; Cole, T.D.; D'Arcangelo, O.; Davis, G.V.; Lubin, P.M.; Marvil, J.; Meinhold, P.R.; Miller, G.; O'Neill, H.; Stavola, F.; C'Stebor, N.; Timbie, P.T.; van der Heide, M.; Villa, F.; Villela, T.; Williams, B.D.; Wuensche, C.A. Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, v 177, n 2, p 419-30, August, 2008.

Modeling the quasi-optical performance of CMB astronomical interferometers, Curran, Gareth S.; Gradziel, Marcin L.; O'Sullivan, Créidhe; Murphy, J. Anthony; Korotkov, Andrei; Malu, Siddharth; Timbie, Peter; Tucker, Gregory, Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7020, 2008.

The millimeter-wave bolometric interferometer (MBI),Tucker, G.S.; Korotkov, A.L.; Gault, A.C.; Hyland, P.O.; Malu, S.; Timbie, P.T.; Bunn, E.F.; Keating, B.G.; Bierman, E.; O'Sullivan, C.; Ade, P.A.R.; Piccirillo, L., Proceedings of the SPIE , v 7020, 2008.

Quasi-optical design and analysis of the millimeter-wave bolometric interferometer (MBI), Curran, G.S.; Gradziel, M.L.; O'Sullivan, C.; Murphy, J.A.; Hyland, P.O.; Korotkov, A.; Malu, S.; Piccirillo, L.; Timbie, P.T.; Tucker, G.S. ,2007 Joint 32nd International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves and the 15th International Conference on Terahertz Electronics, p 188-9, 2008.

The Millimeter-Wave Bolometric Interferometer, Korotkov, A.L.; Jaiseung Kim; Tucker, G.S.; Gault, A.; Hyland, P.; Malu, S.; Timbie, P.T.; Bunn, E.F.; Bierman, E.; Keating, B.; Murphy, A.; O'Sullivan, C.; Ade, P.A.R.; Calderon, C.; Piccirillo, L., Proceedings of the SPIE, v 6275, 14 June 2006.

Task Force on Cosmic Microwave Background Research, James Bock, Sarah Church, Mark Devlin, Gary Hinshaw, Andrew Lange, Adrian Lee, Lyman Page, Bruce Partridge, John Ruhl, Max Tegmark, Peter Timbie, Rainer Weiss, Bruce Winstein, Matias Zaldarriaga, Submitted on 5 Apr 2006, arXiv:astro-ph/0604101v1.

The Einstein polarization interferometer for cosmology (EPIC) and the millimeter-wave bolometric interferometer (MBI),
Timbie, P.T.; Tucker, G.S.; Ade, P.A.R.; Ali, S.; Bierman, E.; Bunn, E.F.; Calderon, C.; Gault, A.C.; Hyland, P.O.; Keating, B.G.; Kim, J.; Korotkov, A.; Malu, S.S.; Mauskopf, P.; Murphy, J.A.; O'Sullivan, C.; Piccirillo, L.; Wandelt, New Astronomy Reviews, v 50, n 11-12, p 999-1008, December, 2006.

COMPASS: An upper limit on cosmic microwave background polarization at an angular scale of 20', Farese, P.C.; Dall'Oglio, G.; Gundersen, J.O.; Keating, B.G.; Klawikowski, S.; Knox, L.; Levy, A.; Lubin, P.M.; O'Dell, C.W.; Peel, A.; Piccirillo, L.; Ruhl, J.; Timbie, P.T., Astrophysical Journal, v 610, n 2, pt.1, p 625-34, August, 2004.

The Millimeter-Wave Bolometric Interferometer, Ali, Shafinaz; Ade, P. A. R.; Bock, J. J.; Novak, G.; Piccirillo, L.; Timbie, P.; Tucker, G. S., Proceedings of the Second Workshop on New Concepts for Far-Infrared and Submillimeter Space Astronomy, p.309, April, 2004.

COMPASS: an instrument for measuring the polarization of the CMB on intermediate angular scales, Farese, Philip C.; dall'Oglio, Giorgio; Gundersen, Josh; Keating, Brian; Klawikowski, Slade; Knox, Lloyd; Levy, Alan; O'dell, Chris; Peel, Alan; Piccirillo, Lucio; Ruhl, John; Timbie, Peter, New Astronomy Reviews, Volume 47, Issue 11-12, p. 1033-1046, December, 2003. 

Bolometric interferometry: the millimeter-wave bolometric interferometer, Tucker, G. S.; Kim, J.; Timbie, P.; Ali, S.; Piccirillo, L.; Calderon, C., New Astronomy Reviews, Volume 47, Issue 11-12, p. 1173-1176, December, 2003. 

The large-scale polarization of the microwave foreground, de Oliveira-Costa A., Tegmark M., O'Dell C., Keating B., Timbie P., Efstathiou G., Smoot G. New Astronomy Reviews,  Volume 47, Issue: 11-12, p. 1117-1121, December, 2003. 

Large-scale polarization of the microwave background and foreground, de Oliveira-Costa, Angélica; Tegmark, Max; O'dell, Christopher; Keating, Brian; Timbie, Peter; Efstathiou, George; Smoot, George, Physical Review D, vol. 68, Issue 8, October, 2003.

CMB polarization at large angular scales: data analysis of the POLAR experiment, O'Dell, C.W.; Keating, B.G.; de Oliveira-Costa, A.; Tegmark, M.; Timbie, P.T., Physical Review D, v 68, n 4, p 42002-1-13, 15 August, 2003.

An instrument for investigating the large angular scale polarization of the cosmic microwave background, Keating, B.G.; O'Dell, C.W.; Gundersen, J.O.; Piccirillo, L.; Stebor, N.C.; Timbie, P.T., Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, v 144, n 1, p 1-20, January, 2003.

Calibration of millimeter-wave polarimeters using a thin dielectric sheet, O'Dell, C.W.; Swetz, D.S.; Timbie, P.T. Source: IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, v 50, n 9, p 2135-41, September, 2002.

COMPASS: A 2.6 m telescope for CMBR polarization studies, Piccirillo, L.; dall'Oglio, G.; Farese, P.; Gundersen, J.; Keating, B.; Klawikowski, S.; Knox, L.; Levy, A.; Lubin, P.; O'dell, C.; Timbie, P.; Ruhl, J., AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 616, pp. 183-186, 2002.

MBI: Millimetre-wave bolometric interferometer, Ali, S.; Rossinot, P.; Piccirillo, L.; Gear, W. K.; Mauskopf, P.; Ade, P.; Haynes, V.; Timbie, P., AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 616, pp. 126-128, 2002.

POLAR: Instrument and results, Keating, B.G.; de Oliveira-Costa, A.; O'Dell, C.W.; Piccirillo, L.; Stebor, N.C.; Tegmark, M.; Timbie, P.T., AIP Conference Proceedings, n 616, p 175-82, 2002.

Overview of Cosmic Microwave Background Polarization Experiments, Timbie, P. T.; Gundersen, J. O.; Keating, B. G., ASP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 257. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, p.235, 2002.

A limit on the large angular scale polarization of the cosmic microwave background, Keating, B.G.; O'Dell, C.W.; De Oliveira-Costa, A.; Klawikowski, S.; Stebor, N.; Piccirillo, L.; Tegmark, M.; Timbie, P.T., Astrophysical Journal, Letters, v 560, n 1, pt.2, p L1-4, 10 October, 2001.

Large Angular Scale Polarization of the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation and the Feasibility of Its Detection, Keating, Brian; Timbie, Peter; Polnarev, Alexander; Steinberger, Julia, Astrophysical Journal v.495, p.580, March, 1998.


CMB Temperature Anisotropy & Instrumentation

The TopHat experiment: a balloon-borne instrument for mapping millimeter and submillimeter emission, Silverberg, R.F.; Cheng, E.S.; Aguirre, J.E.; Bezaire, J.J.; Crawford, T.M.; Meyer, S.S.; Bier, A.; Campano, B.; Chen, T.C.; Cottingham, D.A.; Sharp, E.H.; Christensen, P.R.; Cordone, S.; Timbie, P.T.; Dame, R.E.; Fixsen, D.J.; Kristensen, R.J.K.; Norgaard-Nielsen, H.U.; Wilson, G.W., Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, v 160, n 1, p 59-75, September, 2005.

The Spectrum of Integrated Millimeter Flux of the Magellanic Clouds and 30 Doradus from TopHat and DIRBE Data, Aguirre, J. E.; Bezaire, J. J.; Cheng, E. S.; Cottingham, D. A.; Cordone, S. S.; Crawford, T. M.; Fixsen, D. J.; Knox, L.; Meyer, S. S.; Norgaard-Nielsen, H. U.; Silverberg, R. F.; Timbie, P.; Wilson, G. W.,The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 596, Issue 1, pp. 273-286, October, 2003.

The long duration flight of the TopHat experiment, Silverberg, R.F.; Aguirre, J.; Bezaire, J.; Cheng, E.S.; Christensen, P.R.; Cordone, S.; Cottingham, D.A.; Crawford, T.; Fixsen, D.J.; Kenny, P.; Knox, L.; Kristensen, R.E.; Meyer, S.S.; Noergaard-Nielsen, H.U.; Timbie, P.T.; Wilson, G.W.,Proceedings of the SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, v 4857, p 195-203, 2003.

An update on the TopHat experiment, Wilson, G.W.; Aguirre, J.; Bezaire, J.; Cheng, E.S.; Christensen, P.R.; Cordone, S.; Cottingham, D.A.; Crawford, T.; Fixsen, D.J.; Knox, L.; Kristensen, R.; Meyer, S.S.; Norgaard-Nelsen, H.U.; Silverberg, R.F.; Timbie, P.T., AIP Conference Proceedings, n 616, p 23-30, 2002.


Detectors

Transition Measurements of a Micron-Sized Transition-Edge Hot-Electron Microbolometer, Barrentine, E.M., Brandl, D.E., Brown, A.D., Cao, N.T., Denis, K.L., Hsieh, W.T., Stevenson, T.R., Timbie, P.T., U-Yen, K., Wollack, E.J., AIP Conference Proceedings, v 1185, p 542-545, 2009.

Design of a transition-edge hot-electron microbolometer for millimeter-wave astrophysical observations, Barrentine, E.M.; Ali, S.; Allen, C.A.; Brown, A.D.; Cao, N.T.; Chervenak, J.A.; Denis, K.L.; Hsieh, W.-T.; Miller, T.M.; Moseley, S.H.; Stevenson, T.R.; Timbie, P.T.; Travers, D.E.; U-Yen, K.; Wollack, E.J., IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, v 19, n 3, pt.1, p 528-31, June, 2009.

Sensitivity measurements of a transition-edge hot-electron microbolometer for millimeter-wave astrophysical observations,
Barrentine, E.M.; Timbie, P.T.; Stevenson, T.R.; Ali, S.; Chervenak, J.A.; Wollack, E.; Moseley, S.H.; Allen, C.A.; Hsieh, W.T.; Miller, T.M.; Benford, D.J.; Brown, A.D.,Journal of Low Temperature Physics, v 151, n 1-2, p 173-9, April, 2008.

Antenna-coupled transition-edge hot-electron microbolometer, Ali, S.; Malu, S.; McCammon, D.; Nelms, K.L.; Pathak, R.; Timbie, P.T.; van der Weide, D.W., Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research, Section A, v 520, n 1-3, p 490-2, 11 March, 2004.

Antenna-coupled Transition-edge Hot-electron Microbolometers, Ali, S.; Timbie, P.T.; Malu, S.; McCammon, D.; Nelms, K.L.; Pathak, R.; van der Weide, D.W.; Allen, C.A.; Abrahams, J.; Chervenak, J.A.; Wen-Ting Hsieh; Miller, T.M.; Moseley, S.H., Jr.; Stevenson, T.R.; Wollack, E.J., Proceedings of the SPIE, v 5498, n 1, p 381-9, 2004.

A bolometer array for the spectral energy distribution (SPEED) camera, Silverberg, R.F.; Ali, S.; Bier, A.; Campano, B.; Chen, T.C.; Cheng, E.S.; Cottingham, D.A.; Crawford, T.M.; Downes, T.; Finkbeiner, F.M.; Fixsen, D.J.; Logan, D.; Meyer, S.S.; O'Dell, C.; Perera, T.; Sharp, E.H.; Timbie, P.T.; Wilson, G.W., Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research, Section A, v 520, n 1-3, p 421-3, 11 March 2004.

The Spectral Energy Distribution Camera for the LMT, Wilson, G.W.; Chen, T.C.; Cheng, E.S.; Cottingham, D.A.; Crawford, T.; Fixsen, D.J.; Finkbeiner, F.M.; Logan, D.W.; Meyer, S.; Silverberg, R.F.; Timbie, P.T., Proceedings of the SPIE, v 4855, p 583-93, 2003.

Planar antenna-coupled transition-edge hot electron microbolometer, Ali, S.; Cooley, L.D.; McCammon, D.; Nelms, K.L.; Peck, J.; Prober, D.; Swetz, D.; Timbie, P.T.; van der Weide, D., IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, v 13, n 2, p 184-7, June, 2003.

Optimization of a 6LiF bolometric neutron detector, Silver, C.S.; Beeman, J.; Piccirillo, L.; Timbie, P.T.; Zhou, J.W. Source: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A, v 485, n 3, p 615-623, June 11, 2002.

The Single-Mode Monolithic Silicon Bolometer as an Ultrasensitive Detector for Millimeter Wavelengths, Farooqui, K.; Gundersen, J. O.; Timbie, P. T.; Wilson, G. W.; Zhou, J.-W.; Allen, C. A.; Chen, T. C.; Moseley, S. H.; Mott, D. B., Eighth International Symposium on Space Terahertz Technology, proceedings, p.546, 1997.

21-cm Radio Interferometry

21-cm Intensity Mapping, Peterson, Jeffrey B.; Aleksan, Roy; Ansari, Réza; Bandura, Kevin; Bond, Dick; Bunton, John; Carlson, Kermit; Chang, Tzu-Ching; DeJongh, Fritz; Dobbs, Matt; Dodelson, Scott; Darhmaoui, Hassane; Gnedin, Nick; Halpern, Mark; Hogan, Craig; Le Goff, Jean-Marc; Liu, Tiehui Ted; Legrouri, Ahmed; Loeb, Avi; Loudiyi, Khalid; Magneville, Christophe; Marriner, John; McGinnis, David P.; McWilliams, Bruce; Moniez, Marc; Palanque-Delabruille, Nathalie; Pasquinelli, Ralph J.; Pen, Ue-Li; Rich, Jim; Scarpine, Vic; Seo, Hee-Jong; Sigurdson, Kris; Seljak, Uros; Stebbins, Albert; Steffen, Jason H.; Stoughton, Chris; Timbie, Peter T.; Vallinotto, Alberto; Teche, Christophe, Astro2010: The Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey, Science White Papers, no. 234, 2009.


Cosmic Infrared Background & Instrumentation

The EDGE project, Meyer, S.S.; Cheng, E.S.; Cottingham, D.A.; Fixsen, D.J.; Knox, L.; Silverberg, R.F.; Timbie, P.T.; Wilson, G. Source: Proceedings of the SPIE, v 4857, p 204-16, 2003.


Cryogenics

Design of a miniature adiabatic demagnetization refrigerator, Duval, J.-M.; Cain, B.M.; Timbie, P.T., AIP Conference Proceedings, n 710, pt.2, p 1729-36, 2004.

A miniature continuous adiabatic demagnetization refrigerator with compact shielded superconducting magnets, Duval, J.-M.; Cain, B.M.; Timbie, P.T., Proceedings of the SPIE, v 5498, n 1, p 802-11, 2004.

A miniature adiabatic demagnetization refrigerator with a magnetoresistive heat switch, Supanich, M.; Timbie, P., AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 605, pp. 387-390, 2002.

Construction techniques for adiabatic demagnetization refrigerators using ferric ammonium alum, Wilson, G.W.; Timbie, P.T., Cryogenics, v 39, n 4, p 319-22, April, 1999.



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