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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).


(telescope,microwave,array,ground,California,CMB)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunyaev-Zel'dovich_Array
http://astro.uchicago.edu/sza/overview.html
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
2.7mm115GHz476ueVbeginSunyaev-Zel'dovich Array
12mm26GHz108ueVendSunyaev-Zel'dovich Array

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