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BICEP1 Data Products

Product Name
Angular Power Spectrum
Mission
BICEP1

Description

Text file containing frequency-combined (100+150 GHz) bandpowers and Fisher errors, corresponding to the filled circles in Figure 5 of Barkats et al. TB and EB bandpowers will be available shortly.

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Product Name
Bandpower Window Functions
Mission
BICEP1

Description

Tarball containing the bandpower window function for each of the 9 l bins

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Product Name
BB Upper Limits
Mission
BICEP1

Description

Text file containing 95% confidence level upper limits derived from the bandpower likelihood functions. See Section 9.1 of Barkats et al.

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Product Name
r Likelihood
Mission
BICEP1

Description

Text file containing the tabulated likelihood for the tensor-to-scalar ratio, r, computed using the "direct likelihood calculation" described in Section 9.3.1 of Barkats et al.

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Product Name
Systematic Uncertainties
Mission
BICEP1

Description

Text file containing fractional uncertainties on bandpowers due to systematic error in absolute gain calibration and beam width calibration.

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Product Name
Bandpower Likelihoods
Mission
BICEP1

Description

Tarball containing data necessary for constructing bandpower likelihoods following the method of Hamimeche & Lewis (2008). See Section 9.1 of Barkats et al. . File contains:

  • B1_3yr_likelihood_bandpowers_20131003.txt
  • B1_3yr_bpcm_20131003.txt
  • B1_3yr_bpcm_no-sysuncer_20131003.txt
  • directory for bandpower window functions

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Product Name
Bandpower Likelihood Code
Mission
BICEP1

Description

Gzipped tar archive containing python code and the relevant above data products to calculate the Hamimeche&Lewis likelihood. The python code also contains a specific wrapper to generate the HL likelihood versus r using the BB spectrum. et al..

The information on this page is taken from the BICEP page

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Product Name
Theoretical Power Spectra
Mission
BICEP1

Description

Tarball containing theoretical power spectra for the E-no-B and B-no-E models, described in Section 5.3 of Barkats et al. Includes both the unbinned spectra calculated by CAMB as well as the binned expectation values of the bandpowers. File contains:

  • camb_wmap5yr_noB_uK.txt
  • camb_wmap5yr_withB_uK.txt
  • BICEP_20131003_cl_expected_noB.txt
  • BICEP_20131003_cl_expected_withB.txt

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