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Need WMAP error bars for CMBFAST power spectrum output

  1. Dec 2, 2005 #1

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    Need WMAP reference points for CMBFAST power spectrum output

    I'm using CMBFAST to generate binned temperature power spectrum plots for an adiabatic CDM model, but reference points with error bars (for comparison to WMAP, COBE, etc.) aren't being generated. Does anyone have any suggestions?

    Found this today: "Proper assignment of errors to points in the CMB angular power spectra requires the use of a Fisher matrix. Since some components that go into making the Fisher matrix are model dependent, we provide FORTRAN90 code which, given an input CMB model power spectrum, will compute the likelihood of that model fit to WMAP data and optionally return the Fisher matrix." -- http://lambda.gsfc.nasa.gov/product/map/current/likelihood.cfm

    These look promising: http://lambda.gsfc.nasa.gov/product/map/current/m_sw.cfm, and http://lambda.gsfc.nasa.gov/product/cobe/cgis_docs.cfm

    I found some other interesting (although somewhat outdated) data here: http://bubba.ucdavis.edu/~knox/radpack.html and here
    http://space.mit.edu/home/tegmark/cmb/experiments.html
     
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2006
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