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OLIMPO: a balloon-borne, arcminute-resolution survey of the sky at mm and sub-mm wavelengths

16th ESA Symposium on European Rocket and Balloon Programmes and Related Research, 2 - 5 June 2003, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland. Ed.: Barbara Warmbein. ESA SP-530, Noordwijk: ESA Publications Division, ISBN 92-9092-840-9, 2003, p. 557 - 560

OLIMPO: A few arcmin resolution survey of the sky at mm and sub-mm wavelengths

Memorie della Società Astronomica Italiana, v.74, p.96 (2003)

A balloon-borne survey of the mm/sub-mm sky: OLIMPO

In: 17th ESA Symposium on European Rocket and Balloon Programmes and Related Research, 30 May - 2 June 2005, Sandefjord, Norway. Ed.: Barbara Warmbein. ESA SP-590, Noordwijk: ESA Publications Division, ISBN 92-9092-901-4, 2005, p. 581 - 586

OLIMPO: A multi-frequency survey of galaxy clusters and of the cosmic millimetric background

"Background Microwave Radiation and Intracluster Cosmology. Edited by F. Melchiorri and Y. Rephaeli. Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi", Course CLIX, held at Verenna ISBN 1-58603-585-1 (IOS); ISBN 88-7438-025-9 (SIF); Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 2005937974. Published by IOS Press, The Netherlands, and Società Italiana di Fisica, Bologna, Italy, 2005, p.359" 


Memorie della Società Astronomica Italiana, v.79, p.887 (2008)

The OLIMPO experiment

New Astronomy Reviews, Volume 51, Issue 3-4, p. 385-389, 2007

On the effect of cosmic rays in bolometric cosmic microwave background measurements from the stratosphere

Astronomy & Astrophysics 519, A24 (2010) 

Extracting cosmological signals from foregrounds in deep mm maps of the sky   

Astronomy & Astrophysics 524, A7 (2010) 

Low-resolution spectroscopy of the Sunyaev-Zel’dovich effect and estimates of cluster parameters  

Astronomy & Astrophysics 538, A86 (2012)

On the effect of tilted roof reflectors in Martin–Puplett spectrometers  

Infrared Physics & Technology, 55, 40–44, (2012)

A multi-frequency study of the SZE in giant radio galaxies  

Astronomy & Astrophysics 550, A92 (2013)

On the emissivity of wire-grid polarizers for astronomical observations at mm-wavelengths  

Infrared Physics & Technology, 58, 64–68, (2013)

OLIMPO: A 4-bands imaging spectro-photometer for balloon-borne observations of the Sunyaev-Zeldovich effect, in “New Horizons for Observational Cosmology”, June 30 - July 6, 2013, Varenna, Italy, Società Italiana di Fisica, A. Cooray, E. Komatsu, L. Lamagna, A. Melchiorri editors, IOS Press, Amsterdam (2013)

Efficient differential Fourier-transform spectrometer for precision Sunyaev-Zel’dovich effect measurements  

Astronomy & Astrophysics 565, A125 (2014)

A Frequency Selective Surface based focal plane receiver for the OLIMPO balloon-borne telescope. IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology, doi 10.1109/TTHZ.2014.2362010 (2014).
Common-mode rejection in Martin–Puplett spectrometers for astronomical observations at millimeter wavelengths, Applied Optics, 54, 9269-9276 (2015) Development of instrumentation for differential spectroscopic measurements at millimeter wavelengths Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 9914, id. 99143N 17 pp. (2016) Polarizing beam-splitter rotation in Martin-Puplett interferometers for spectroscopic measurements at millimeter wavelengths Infrared Physics and Technology, Volume 85, p. 92-98 (2017)
Kinetic Inductance Detectors and readout electronics for the OLIMPO experiment  

Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 1182, Issue 1, article id. 012005 (2019)

Kinetic inductance detectors for the OLIMPO experiment: design and pre-flight characterization  


Kinetic Inductance Detectors for the OLIMPO experiment: in-flight operation and performance  


Balloon-borne Cosmic Microwave Background experiments,  EPJ Web of Conferences, Volume 209, id.01046; (2019)