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Gravitational waves and CMB polarization

  1. Nov 22, 2003 #1

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    Gravitational waves generated during inflation should produce a special component in linear polarization in the CMB. Why? Could anyone give an easy qualitative explanation?

    Thanx.
     
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  3. Nov 22, 2003 #2
    You might start here:

    http://home.fnal.gov/~scranton/LensedCMB/polarization.html [Broken]
     
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