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Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Array

(SZA, SZ Array)
(array of eight 3.5 meter microwave telescopes)

The Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Array (SZ Array or SZA) is an array of eight 3.5 meter Microwave telescopes in Owens Valley, California, to investigate the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect (SZ Effect) on the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB). It began operation in 2005 and completed a survey in 2007 and is now part of Combined Array for Research in Millimeter-wave Astronomy (CARMA).

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