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LSPE : the Large-Scale Polarization Explorer

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A fast star sensor for spinning balloon payloads
Review of Scientific Instruments, 74, 4169-4175, (2003)


The Large-Scale Polarization Explorer (LSPE)

Proc. SPIE  doi: 10.1117/12.926095; astro-ph/1208.0281


SWIPE: a bolometric polarimeter for the Large-Scale Polarization Explorer
Proc. SPIE   doi: 10.1117/12.926569;  astro-ph/1208.0282 (2012).


A coherent polarimeter array for the Large Scale Polarization Explorer balloon experiment
Proc. SPIE Conference Astronomical Telescopes + instrumentation 2012, Amsterdam, paper 8446-279,
astro-ph/1208.0164 (2012).


Precision CMB measurements with long-duration stratospheric balloons: activities in the Arctic
In Astrophysics from Antarctica - IAU Symposium 288, Proceedings of the Internatonal Astronomical Union, 8, 208-213 (2013) M. G. Burton, X. Cui & N. F. H. Tothill, eds., Cambridge. doi: 10.1017/S1743921312016894


Multi-mode coupled focal planes for high precision measurements of large scale CMB polarization,
in: Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), 2013, 9-13 Sept. 2013,
pages 1201 – 1204, IEEE,  DOI 10.1109/ICEAA.2013.6632435


Large Area Superconducting TES Spiderweb Bolometer for Multi-mode Cavity Microwave Detectors,
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 507 (2014)  042004 doi:10.1088/1742-6596/507/4/042004


Large Area Superconducting TES Spiderweb Bolometer for Multi-mode Cavity Microwave Detectors,
Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 9153, id. 915308 6 pp. (2014)


Multi-mode TES bolometer optimization for the LSPE-SWIPE instrument,
Journal of Low Temperature Physics,
184(3-4) (2016)
DOI: 10.1007/s10909-015-1436-1

Measurements of the polarization properties of foam materials useful for mm-wave polarimeters windows,
Journal of Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves,
37(8):815-824 (2016)
DOI: 10.1007/s10762-016-0272-y


Optimal cosmic microwave background map-making in the presence of cross-correlated noise
Astronomy and Astrophysics, (2016), 593, A15
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201628143

Optimization of the half wave plate configuration for the LSPE-SWIPE experiment
J.Phys.Conf.Ser. (2017) 841, 012001
DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/841/1/012001

Optimal strategy for polarization modulation in the LSPE-SWIPE experiment
Astronomy and Astrophysics (2018) 609, A52
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201730754

A clamp and release system for superconducting magnetic bearings
Review of Scientific Instruments (2018) 89 (12), 125004
DOI: 10.1063/1.5035332

The STRIP instrument of the Large Scale Polarization Explorer: microwave eyes to map the Galactic polarized foregrounds
Proc. SPIE (2018) 10708, Millimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy IX, 107081G (9 July 2018)
DOI: 10.1117/12.2313558

The short wavelength instrument for the polarization explorer balloon‐borne experiment: Polarization modulation issues
Astronomische Nachrichten (2019) 340, 83-88
DOI: 10.1002/asna.201913566

A simple method to measure the temperature and levitation height of devices rotating at cryogenic temperatures
Review of Scientific Instruments (2020) 91, 045118
DOI: 10.1063/5.0005498

Progress Report on the Large-Scale Polarization Explorer
Journal of Low Temperature Physics (2020);
DOI: 10.1007/s10909-020-02454-x

SWIPE Multi-mode Pixel Assembly Design and Beam Pattern Measurements at Cryogenic Temperature
Journal of Low Temperature Physics (2020)
DOI: 10.1007/s10909-020-02396-4

The large scale polarization explorer (LSPE) for CMB measurements: performance forecast
submitted to JCAP (2020)
arXiv:2008.11049

Observing the polarized cosmic microwave background from the Earth: scanning strategy and polarimeters test for the LSPE/STRIP instrument
PhD Thesis (2020)
DOI: 10.13130/incardona-federico_phd2020-01-17