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First 40 minutes: State of the Inflation Chapter (Raphael Flauger and Sarah Shandera)
 
First 40 minutes: State of the Inflation Chapter (Raphael Flauger and Sarah Shandera)
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Final 20 minutes: Toward inflation-science-driven experimental design (Kovac and Dunkley)
 
Final 20 minutes: Toward inflation-science-driven experimental design (Kovac and Dunkley)
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*For a given expt set-up, what are our forecast r limits.
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**Is our forecast robust to Galactic foreground simulation?
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**Does our planned expt include sufficient null tests (including seeing a result at different frequencies, region of sky, etc)?
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**Does our forecast capture realistic systematics?
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**Is our forecast robust to different methods of foreground cleaning?
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**Does our forecast include realistic residual lensing noise?
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*Can we then optimize the experimental set-up for r?
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*Are design requirements (resolution, freq, sky area) same for 'high-ell' inflation parameters?
  
 
==Wiki navigation==
 
==Wiki navigation==
 
[[LBNL-2016: Cosmology with CMB-S4|Return to main workshop page]]
 
[[LBNL-2016: Cosmology with CMB-S4|Return to main workshop page]]

Revision as of 20:50, 6 March 2016

Session Organizers: Lloyd Knox, Raphael Flauger, Sarah Shandera


Break-out sessions:

First 40 minutes: State of the Inflation Chapter (Raphael Flauger and Sarah Shandera)


Final 20 minutes: Toward inflation-science-driven experimental design (Kovac and Dunkley)

  • For a given expt set-up, what are our forecast r limits.
    • Is our forecast robust to Galactic foreground simulation?
    • Does our planned expt include sufficient null tests (including seeing a result at different frequencies, region of sky, etc)?
    • Does our forecast capture realistic systematics?
    • Is our forecast robust to different methods of foreground cleaning?
    • Does our forecast include realistic residual lensing noise?
  • Can we then optimize the experimental set-up for r?
  • Are design requirements (resolution, freq, sky area) same for 'high-ell' inflation parameters?

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