Location: ERC 448
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Scientific Advisor: Scott Dodelson
Affiliations: Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
Ph.D. Thesis Defense
Defense date: July 24, 2017
Unveiling the early Universe: delensing the Cosmic Microwave Background with galaxy surveys"
Ph.D. Committee members: Scott Dodelson (Ph.D. advisor), Wayne Hu, Richard G. Kron, Abigail G. Vieregg
"Alessandro led the team that carried out the first 'de-lensing' of the polarization in the cosmic microwave background. Using data from the South Pole Telescope, the team used software to undo what billions of years of propagation through the clumpy universe has done: distorted the pattern of polarization. This first demonstration is the harbinger of what will ultimately become an essential tool in analyses of future SPT CMB-Stage 4 data."
- Scott Dodelson, Ph.D. advisor
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