Detections of cosmic microwave background anisotropies at large and intermediate angular scales: Data analysis and experimental results

  • Laura Cayón
Part III The Cosmic Microwave Background
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 470)


The first detection of Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB hereinafter) anisotropies was claimed by the COBE/DMR team in April 1992. Since then, eight groups have published detections: Saskatoon, Tenerife, ACME/SP94, IAB, Python, ACME/MAX3-4, MSAM and Argo. It is the aim of this contribution to review the experimental setups, data analyses and results of these experiements. The COBE/DMR experiment and the implications of its observations are considered in detail.


Angular Scale Gaussian Correlation Cold Dark Matter Model Observational Strategy Matter Power Spectrum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laura Cayón
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  1. 1.Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Center for Particle AstrophysicsBerkeleyUSA

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