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2019 Publications

Bender, A., A. J. Anderson, J. Avva, P. Ade, Z. Ahmed, P. Barry, and R. Basu Thakur. On-sky Performance of the SPT-3G Frequency Domain Multiplexed Readout.” Journal of Low Temperature Physics (forthcoming).

Dietrich, J.P., S. Bocquet, T. Schrabback, D. Applegate, H. Hoekstra, S. Grandis, and J. Mohr. Sunyaev-Zel’dovich Effect and X-ray Scaling Relations from Weak-Lensing Mass Calibration of 32 SPT Selected Galaxy Clusters.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 483, no. 3 (Mar 2019): 28712906 (link).

Khullar, G., L. Bleem, M. Bayliss, M. Gladders, B. Benson, M. McDonald, S. Allen et al. Spectroscopic Confirmation of Five Galaxy Clusters at z > 1.25 in the 2500 deg2 SPT-SZ Survey.” Astrophysical Journal 870, no. 1 (Jan 2019) (link).

Raghunathan, S., S. Patil, E. Baxter, B. Benson, L. Bleem, T. Chou, and T.M. Crawford. Mass Calibration of Optically Selected DES Clusters Using a Measurement of CMB-cluster Lensing with SPTpol Data.” Astrophysical Journal 872, no. 2 (Feb 2019) (link).

Strazzullo, V., M. Pannella, J. Mohr, A. Saro, M.L.N. Ashby, M. Bayliss, and S. Bocquet. Galaxy Populations in the Most Distant SPT-SZ Clusters I. Environmental quenching in massive clusters at 1.4 less than or similar to z less than or similar to 1.7.” Astronomy and Astrophysics 622 (Feb 2019) (link).

Stern, C., J.P. Dietrich, S. Bocquet, D. Applegate, J. Mohr, S.L. Bridle, M. Carrasco Kind et al. Weak Lensing Analysis of SPT-selected Galaxy Clusters using Dark Energy Survey Science Verification Data.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 485, no. 1 (May 2019): 69-87 (link).

2018 Publications

Avva, J., P. Ade, Z. Ahmed, A.J. Anderson, J. Austermann, R. Basu Thakur, and D. Barron. Design and Assembly of SPT-3G Cold Readout Hardware.” Low Temperature Physics 193, no. 3-(Nov 2018): 547-555 (link).

Baxter, E.J., S. Raghunathan, T.M. Crawford, P. Fosalba, Z. Hou, G.P. Holder, and Y. Omori. A Measurement of CMB Cluster Lensing with SPT and DES Year 1 Data.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 476, no. 2 (May 2018): 2674-2688 (link).

Baxter, E., Y. Omori, C. Chang, T. Giannantonio, D. Kirk, E. Krause, J. Blazek et al. Dark Energy Survey Year 1 Results: Methodology and Projections for Joint Analysis of Galaxy Clustering, Galaxy Lensing, and CMB Lensing Two-point Functions.” Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series 235, no. 2 (Apr 2018) (link).

Bender, A., P. Ade, Z. Ahmed, A. J. Anderson, J. Avva, K Aylor, and P. Barry. Year Two Instrument Status of the SPT-3G Cosmic Microwave Background Receiver.” Proceedings of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers 1070803 (2018) (link).

Carter, F., C. Posada, J. Ding, C. Chang, S. Padin, A. Bender, and J. Carlstrom. Tuning SPT-3G Transition-Edge-Sensor Electrical Properties with a Four-Layer Ti-Au-Ti- Au Thin-Film Stack.” Journal of Low Temperature Physics 193, no. 5-6 (Dec 2018): 695-702 (link).

Cecil, Thomas, A. Bender, F. Carter, C. Chang, J. Ding, R. Divan, and A. Harke-Hosemann. Fabrication Needs and Progress for CMB-S4.” Abstract of presentation at the 2018 APS/CNM Users Meeting, Argonne, IL USA, May 7 - May 10, 2018.

Ding, J., P. Ade, Z. Ahmed, A. J. Anderson, J. Austermann, J. Avva, and R. Basu Thakur. Thermal (link)s and Microstrip Transmission Lines in SPT-3G Bolometers.” Journal of Low Temperature Physics 193, no. 5-6 (Dec 2018): 7123-719 (link).

Ding, Junjia, A. Bender, J. Carlstrom, F. Carter, T. Cecil, C. Chang, and R. Divan. Design, Fabrication and Performance of the Transition-Edge Sensor Array for SPT-3G Experiment.” Abstract of presentation at the 2018 American Physical Society March Meeting, Los Angeles, CA USA, March 5 - 9, 2018.

Dutcher, D., P. Ade, Z. Ahmed, A. J. Anderson, J. Avva, R. Basu Thakur, and A. Bender. Characterization and Performance of the Second-Year SPT-3G Focal Plane.” SPIE Proceedings 10708 (2018) (link).

Henning, J., J.T. Sayre, C. Reichardt, P. Ade, A. J. Anderson, J. Austermann, and J Beall. Measurements of the Temperature and E-Mode Polarization of the CMB from 500 Square Degrees of SPTpol Data.” Astrophysical Journal 852 (Jan 2018) (link).

Pan, Z., P. Ade, Z. Ahmed, A.J. Anderson, J. Austermann, J. Avva, and R. Basu Thakur. Optical Characterization of the SPT-3G Camera.” Journal of Low Temperature Physics 193, no. 3-4 (Nov 2018): 305-313 (link).

Posada, C., P. Ade, Z. Ahmed, A.J. Anderson, J. Avva, J. Austermann, and R. Basu Thakur. Fabrication of Detector Arrays for the SPT-3G Receiver.” Journal of Low Temperature Physics 193, no. 5-6 (Dec 2018): 703-711 (link).

Simard, G., Y. Omori, K. Aylor, E.J. Baxter, B. Benson, L. Bleem, and J. Carlstrom. Constraints on Cosmological Parameters from the Angular Power Spectrum of a Combined 2500 deg2 SPT-SZ and Planck Gravitational Lensing Map.” Astrophysical Journal 860, no. 2 (Jun 2018) (link).

Sobrin, J., P. Ade, Z. Ahmed, A.J. Anderson, J. Avva, R. Basu Thakur, and A. Bender. Design and Characterization of the SPT-3G Receiver.” Paper presented at the 2018 SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, Austin, TX US, June 10 - 15, 2018. Proceedings Volume 10708, Millimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy IX (2018) (link).

Yefremenko, V., A. Bender, F. Carter, T. Cecil, C. Chang, R. Divan, and J. Ding. Superconducting Thin Films for CMB-S4 Transition Edge Sensors.” Poster presented at the 2018 APS/CNM Users Meeting, Argonne, IL US, May 7 - 10, 2018.

2017 Publications

Aylor, K, Z. Hou, L. Knox, K.T. Story, B. Benson, L. Bleem, J. Carlstrom et al. A Comparison of Cosmological Parameters Determined from CMB Temperature Power Spectra from the South Pole Telescope and the Planck Satellite,” Astrophysical Journal 850 (Nov 2017) (link).

Bayliss, Matthew, Kyle Zengo, Jonathan Ruel, Bradford Benson, Lindsey Bleem, Sebastian Bocquet, Esra Bulbul et al. Velocity Segregation and Systematic Biases In Velocity Dispersion Estimates With the SPT-GMOS Spectroscopic Survey.” Astrophysical Journal 837 (Mar 2017) (link).

Manzotti, A., K.T. Story, W.L.K. Wu, J. Austermann, J. Beall, A. Bender, B. Benson. CMB Polarization B-mode Delensing with SPTpol and Herschel.” Astrophysical Journal 846, no. 1 (Sep 2017) (link).

Omori, Y., R. Chown, G. Simard, K. T. Story, K Aylor, E. J. Baxter, B. Benson et al. A 2500 deg(2) CMB Lensing Map from Combined South Pole Telescope and Planck Data.” Astrophysical Journal 849 (Nov 2017) (link).

Posada, C., J. Ding, C. Chang, F. Carter, A. Bender, V. Yefremenko, and V. Novosad. Fabrication of the Arrays of Detectors Deployed with the SPT-3G Receiver.” Poster presented at the 17th International Workshop on Low Temperature Detectors, Kurume, Fukuoka JP, July 17 - 21, 2017.

Raghunathan, S., S. Patil, E.J. Baxter, F. Bianchini, L. Bleem, T.M. Crawford, G.P. Holder et al. Measuring Galaxy Cluster Masses with CMB Lensing Using a Maximum Likelihood Estimator: Statistical and Systematic Error Budgets for Future Experiments.” Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 8 (Aug 2017) (link).

2016 Publications

Baxter, E., J. Clampitt, T. Giannantonio, S. Dodelson, B. Jain, D. Huterer, L. Bleem et al. Joint Measurement of Lensing-Galaxy Correlations Using SPT and DES SV Data.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 461, no. 4 (Oct 2016): 4099-4114 (link).

Bayliss, M., J. Ruel, C. W. Stubbs, S. Allen, D. E. Applegate, M. Ashby, and M. Bautz. SPT-GMOS: A Gemini/GMOS-South Spectroscopic Survey of Galaxy Clusters in the SPT-SZ Survey.” Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series 227, no. 3 (Nov. 2016) (link).

Bender, A., P. Ade, A. J. Anderson, J. Avva, Z. Ahmed, K. Arnold, and J. Austermann. Integrated Performance of a Frequency Domain Multiplexing Readout in the SPT-3G Receiver.” Paper presented at the 2016 SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, Edinburgh, Scotland GB, June 26-July 1, 2016.

Carlstrom, John, and Clarence Chang. Superconducting CMB Detectors at Argonne.” Presentation at the Towards a Next Space Probe for CMB Observations and Cosmic Origins Exploration Workshop,” May 17 - 20, 2016.

De Haan, T., B. Benson, L. Bleem, S. Allen, D. E. Applegate, M. L. N. Ashby, and M. Bautz. Cosmological Constraints from Galaxy Clusters in the 2500 square-degree SPT-SZ Survey.” Astrophysical Journal 832 (Nov 2016) (link).

Ding, Junjia. Fabrication and Performance Optimization of Large TES Bolometer Arrays for CMB Measurements with the SPT-3G Camera.” Presentation at the 2016 Applied Superconductivity Conference, Denver, CO USA, September 49, 2016.

Kirk, D., Y. Omori, A. Benoit-Levy, R. Cawthon, C. Chang, P. Larsen, and A. Amara. Cross-Correlation of Gravitational Lensing from DES Science Verification Data with SPT and Planck Lensing.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 459, no. 1 (Jun 2016): 21-34 (link).

Natoli, T., N. Whitehorn, P. Ade, J. Austermann, J Beall, A. Bender, and B. Benson. Millimeter Transient Point Sources in the SPTpol 100 Square Degree Survey.” Astrophysical Journal 830, no. 143 (Oct 2016) (link).

Posada, C., P. Ade, A. Anderson, J. Avva, Z. Ahmed, K. Arnold, J. Austernann. Large Arrays of Dual-Polarized Multichroic TES Detectors for CMB Measurements with the SPT-3G Receiver.” Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering 991417 (2016) (link).

Saro, A., S. Bocquet, L. Bleem, V. Vikram, J. Mohr, E. Rozo, and S. Dodelson. Optical-SZE Scaling Relations for DES Optically Selected Clusters within the SPT-SZ Survey.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (May 2016) (link).

Soergel, B., S. Flender, K.T. Story, L. Bleem, T. Giannantonio, G. Efstathiou, and E. Rykoff. Detection of the Kinematic Sunyaev-Zel’dovich Effect with DES Year 1 and SPT.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 461, no. 3 (Sep 2016): 3172-3193 (link).

Zhang, Y., X. Guo, Y. Yao, F. Wu, C. Zhang, and J. Lu. Synthesis of Mg-Decorated Carbon Nanocomposites from MesoCarbon MicroBeads (MCMB) Graphite: Application for Wastewater Treatment.” ACS Omega 1, no. 3 (Sep 2016): 417-423 (link).

2015 Publications

Bender, Amy. SPT-3G: The Next Generation Receiver for Polarized Cosmic Microwave Background Measurements with the South Pole Telescope.” Abstract of presentation at the 2015 Meeting of the Division of Particles and Fields of the American Physical Society, Ann Arbor, MI US, August 4 - 8, 2015.

Bleem, L., B. Stalder, T. De Haan, K. Aird, S. Allen, D. Applegate, and M. Ashby. Galaxy Clusters Discovered Via the Sunyaev-Zel’Dovich Effect in the 2500-Square-Degree SPT-SZ Survey.” Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series 216, no. 2 (Jan 2015) (link).

Chang, Clarence. Neutrinos and CMB Experiment, Neutrino Mass: From the Terrestrial Laboratory to the Cosmos.” Presentation at the 2015 Neutrino Mass: From the Terrestrial Laboratory to the Cosmos,” Amherst, MA USA, December 14 - 16, 2015.

Crites, A, J Henning, P. Ade, K. Aird, J. Austermann, J Beall, and A. Bender. Measurements of E-Mode Polarization and Temperature E-Mode Correlation in the Cosmic Microwave Background from 100 Square Degrees of SPTpol Data.” Astrophysical Journal 805, no. 1 (May 2015) (link).

George, E.M., C. Reichardt, K. Aird, B. Benson, L. Bleem, J. Carlstrom, and C. Chang. A Measurement of Secondary Cosmic Microwave Background Anisotropies from the 2500-Square-Degree SPT-SZ Survey.” Astrophysical Journal 799, no. 2 (Feb 2015) (link).

Hand, Nick, Alexie Leauthaud, Sudeep Das, Blake Sherwin, Graeme E. Addison, J. Richard Bond, Erminia Calabrese et al. First Measurement of the Cross-correlation of CMB Lensing and Galaxy Lensing.” Physical Review D: Particles and Fields 91, no. 6 (Mar 2015) (link).

Hlavacek-Larrondo, J., M. McDonald, B. Benson, W. R. Forman, S. Allen, Lindsey Bleem, M. Ashby et al. X-ray Cavities in a Sample of 83 SPT-Selected Clusters of Galaxies: Tracing the Evolution of AGN Feedback in Clusters of Galaxies out to z=1.2.” Astrophysical Journal 805, no. 1 (May 2015) (link).

Posada, C., P. Ade, Z. Ahmed, K. Arnold, J. Austermann, A. Bender, and L. Bleem. Fabrication of Large Dual-polarized Multichroic TES Bolometer Arrays for CMB Measurements with the SPT-3G Camera.” Superconductor Science and Technology 28, no. 9 (Sep 2015) (link).

Posada, C., J. Ding, S. Lendinez, V. Novosad, A. Bender, G. Wang, and V. Yefremenko. Fabrication of Large Transition Edge Sensor Bolometer Arrays for CMB Measurements in the Upcoming SPT-3G Experiment.” Abstract of paper presented at the 2015 APS/CNM Users Meeting, Argonne, IL US, May 11 - 14, 2015.

Ren, Yang and Jun Lu. Phase Transformations and Formation of Ultra-fine Microstructure during Hydrogen Sintering and Phase Transformation (HSPT) Processing of Ti-6Al-4V.” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science 46, no. 12 (Dec 2015) 5546-5560 (link).

2014 Publications

Bayliss, M., M. Ashby, J. Ruel, M. Brodwin, K. Aird, M. Bautz, and B. Benson. SPT-CL J2040-4451: A Sunyaev Zel’Dovich Effect Discovered Galaxy Cluster at z = 1:478 with Significant Ongoing Star Formation.” Astrophysical Journal 794, no. 1 (Sep 2014) (link).

Benson, B., P. Ade, Z. Ahmed, S. Allen, K. Arnold, J. Austermann, and A. Bender. SPT-3G: A Next-Generation Cosmic Microwave Background Polarization Experiment on the South Pole Telescope.” Proceedings Volume 9153, Millimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy VII 91531P (2014) (link).

Bocquet, S., A. Saro, J. Mohr, K. Aird, M. Ashby, M. Bautz, and M. Bayliss. Mass Calibration and Cosmological Analysis of the SPT-SZ Galaxy Cluster Sample Using Velocity Dispersion sigma(v) and X-ray Y-X Measurements.” Astrophysical Journal 799, no. 2 (July 2014) (link).

Hou, Z., C. Reichardt, K. Story, B. Follin, R. Keisler, K. Aird, and B. Benson. Constraints on Cosmology from the Cosmic Microwave Background Power Spectrum of the 2500-Square Degree SPT-SZ Survey.” Astrophysical Journal 782, no. 2 (Jan 2014) (link).

McDonald, M., B. Benson, A. Vikhlinin, K. Aird, S. Allen, M. Bautz, M. Bayliss. The Redshift Evolution of the Mean Temperature, Pressure and Entropy Profiles in 80 SPT-Selected Galaxy Clusters.” Astrophysical Journal 794, no. 1 (Sep 2014) (link).

Naess, S., M. Hasselfield, J. McMahon, M.D. Niemack, G.E. Addison, P. Ade, and R. Allison. The Atacama Cosmology Telescope: CMB polarization at 200 < l < 9000.” Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 2014 (Oct 2014) (link).

Ruel, J., G. Bazin, M. Bayliss, M. Brodwin, R. Foley, B. Stalder, and K. Aird. Optical Spectroscopy and Velocity Dispersions of Galaxy Clusters from the SPT-SZ Survey.” Astrophysical Journal 792, no. 45 (Sep 2014) (link).

Saro, A., J. Liu, J. Mohr, K. Aird, M. Ashby, M. Bayliss, and B. Benson. Constraints on the CMB Temperature Evolution using Multi-Band Measurements of the Sunyaev Zel’dovich Effect with the South Pole Telescope.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 440, no. 3 (Apr 2014): 2610-2615 (link).

Van Engelen, A., S. Bhattacharya, N. Sehgal, G. Holder, O. Zahn, and D. Nagai. CMB Lensing Power Spectrum Biases from Galaxies and Clusters Using High-Angular Resolution Temperature Maps.” Astrophysical Journal 786, no. 13 (May 2014) (link)

2013 and Earlier Publications

Austermann J., K. Bird, J. Beall, D. Becker, A. Bender, J. Carlstrom, and C. Chang. SPTpol: An Instrument for CMB Polarization Measurements With the South Pole Telescope.” Paper presented at the 2012 Astronomical Telescopes | Instrumentation, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 1 - 6, 2012.

Bleem, L., A. Crites, J. Carlstrom, B. Benson, A. Datesman, R. Divan, and A. Lee. Progress on ANL/KICP bolometers for SPTpol.” Paper presented at the Applied Superconductivity Conference, Washington, DC, August 1 - 6, 2010 (link).

Bleem, L., A. Crites, J Carlstrom, A. Datesman, R. Divan, C Chang, and Jeffrey McMahon. Optical Properties of Argonne/KICP TES Bolometers for CMB Polarimetry.” Paper presented at the 13th International Workshop on Low Temperature Detectors (LTD 13), Stanford, CA, July 20 - 24, 2009, pp. 203-206 (link).

Carlstrom, J, Clarence Chang, Gensheng Wang, and Volodymyr Yefremenko. Feedhorn-coupled TEST Polarimeter camera modules at 150 GHz for CMB polarization measurements with SPTpol.” Paper presented at the 2012 Astronomical Telescopes | Instrumentation, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 16, 2012.

Carlstrom, J, Clarence Chang, Gensheng Wang, Volodymyr Yefremenko, Aaron Datesman, and Valentyn Novosad. Design and Characterization of 90 ghGHz Feedhorn-coupled TES Polarimeter Pixels in the SPTpol Camera.” Paper presented at the 2012 Astronomical Telescopes | Instrumentation, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 16, 2012.

Chen, Z., A. Jansen, B. Casteel, and K. Amine. Novel Functionalized Electrolytes for MCMB/Li1.156Mn1.844O4 Lithium-Ion cells.” Energy and Environmental Science 11 (2011) (link).

George, E., P. Ade, K. Aird, J. Austermann, J. Beall, G. Wang, and J. Carlstrom. Performance and On-sky Optical Characterization of the SPTpol Instrument.” Paper presented at the 2012 Astronomical Telescopes | Instrumentation, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 16, 2012.

Lu, Wenquan, Z Chen, Humberto Joachin, Jai Prakash, J Liu, and Khalil Amine. Thermal and Electrochemical Characterization of MCMB/LiNi1/3Col/3Mnl/3O2 using LiBoB as an Electrolyte Additive.” Journal of Power Sources 163 (2007): 1074-1079 (link).

McMahon, J., L. Bleem, J. Carlstrom, A. Crites, A. Datesman, R. Divan, and C. Chang. Optical Design of Argonne/KICP Detectors for CMB Polarization.” AIP Conference Proceedings 1185 (2009): 487-489 (link).

McMahon, J., L. Bleem, K. Aird, A. Datesman, B. Benson, V. Novosad, V. Yefremenko et al. SPTpol: An Instrument for CMB Polarization.” Paper presented at the 13th Int. Workshop on Low Temperature Detectors, Stanford, CA, July 20 - 24, 2009. AIP Conference Proceedings 1185 (2009): 511-514.

Mocanu, L, T. Crawford, J. Vieira, K. Aird, M. Aravena, J. Austermann, and B. Benson. Extragalactic Millimeter-Wave Point Source Catalog, Number Counts and Statistics from 771 DEG2 of the SPT-SZ Survey.” Applied Physics Letters 779, no. 61 (Dec 2013) (link).

Qin, Y., Z. Chen, W. Lu, and K. Amine. Electrolyte Additive to Improve Performance of MCMB LiNi1/3Co1/3Mn1/3O2 Li-ion Cell.” Journal of Power Sources 195, no. 19 (Oct 2010): 6888-6892 (link).

Wang, Gensheng, Volodymyr Yefremenko, Valentyn Novosad, John Pearson, R. Divan, Clarence Chang, Lindsey Bleem. An absorber-coupled TES bolometer for measuring CMB polarization.” Paper presented at the TIPP 2011, Chicago, IL, Physics Procedia 37, no (2012): 1349-1354 (link).

Yefremenko, V., A. Datesman, J. Pearson, G. Wang, V. Novosad, R. Divan, and L. Bleem. Design and Fabrication of Argonne/KICP Detectors for CMB Polarization.” Paper presented at the 13th International Workshop on Low Temperature Detectors, Stanford, CA, July 20, 2009 - July 24, 2009. (link).