CMBR Spectrum Bibliography

A bibliography based on the one in the paper
The CMBR Spectrum: A Theoretical Introduction by A. Stebbins
I may augment this with more articles in the future.


  • Barbosa, D.D. (1982)
    A Note on Compton Scattering
    The Astrophysical Journal 254 301-308.

  • Barbosa, D., Bartlett, J.G., Blanchard, A., and Oukbir, J. (1996)
    The Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect and the value of \Omega_0
    Astronomy and Astrophysics 314 13-17.

  • Bartlett, J.G. and Stebbins, A. (1991)
    Did the Universe Recombine?
    The Astrophysical Journal, 371 8.

  • Bensadoun, M., Bersanelli, M., DeAmici, G., Kogut, A., Levin, S.M., Limon, M., Smoot, G.F., and Witebsky, C. (1993)
    Measurements of the cosmic microwave background temperature at 1.47 GHz
    The Astrophysical Journal 409 1-13.

  • Bernstein, G.M., Fischer, M.L., Richards, P.L., Peterson, J.B., and Timusk, T (1990)
    A measurement of the spectrum of the cosmic background radiation from 1 to 3 millimeter wavelength
    The Astrophysical Journal 326 107-113.

  • Bersanelli, M., Witebsky, C., Bensadoun, M., DeAmici, G., Kogut, A., Levin, S.M., and Smoot, G.F. (1989)
    Measurements of the cosmic microwave background radiation temperature at 90 GHz
    The Astrophysical Journal 339 632-637.

  • Bersanelli, M., Bensadoun, M., DeAmici, G., Levin, S., Limon, M., Smoot, G.F., and Vinje, W. (1994)
    Absolute measurement of the cosmic microwave background at 2 GHz
    The Astrophysical Journal 424 517-529.

  • Bontz, J., Price, R.H., and Haughn, M.P. (1981)
    Implications of the Deviations in the Spectrum of the Cosmic Background Radiation
    The Astrophysical Journal 246 592-611.

  • Burigana, C., Danese, L., and De Zotti, G. (1991)
    Formation and evolution of early distortions of the microwave background spectrum - A numerical study
    Astronomy and Astrophysics 246 49-58.

  • Burigana, C., Danese, L., and DeZotti, G. (1995)
    Analytical description of spectral distortions of the cosmic microwave background
    Astronomy and Astrophysics 303 323.

  • Chan, K.L. and Jones, B.J.T. (1975a)
    Distortion of 3^\circ K Background Radiation Spectrum: Observational Constraints on the Early Universe
    The Astrophysical Journal 195 1-11.

  • Chan, K.L. and Jones, B.J.T. (1975b)
    Distortion of the Microwave Background Radiation Spectrum in the Submillimeter Wavelength Region
    The Astrophysical Journal 198 245-248.

  • Chan, K.L. and Jones, B.J.T. (1975c)
    The Evolution of the Cosmic Radiation Spectrum Under the Influence of Turbulent Heating. I. Theory
    The Astrophysical Journal 200 454-460.

  • Chan, K.L. and Jones, B.J.T. (1975d)
    The Evolution of the Cosmic Radiation Spectrum Under the Influence of Turbulent Heating. I. Numerical Calculations and Applications
    The Astrophysical Journal 200 461-470.

  • Chang, J.S. and Cooper, G. (1970)
    A Practical Scheme for Fokker-Planck Equations
    J. Comp. Phys. 6 1-16.

  • Colafrancesco, S., Mazzotta, P., Rephaeli, and Vittorio, N. (1997)
    Intracluster Comptonization of the CMB: Mean Spectral Distortion and Cluster Number Counts
    astro-ph9703121.

  • Crane, P., Hegyi, D.J., Mandolesi, N., and Danks, A.C. (1986)
    Cosmic background radiation temperature from CN absorption
    The Astrophysical Journal 309 822-827.

  • Crane, P., Hegyi, D.J., Kutner, M.L., and Mandolesi, N. (1989)
    Cosmic background radiation temperature at 2.64 millimeters
    The Astrophysical Journal 346 136-142.

  • Daly, R.A. (1991)
    Spectral distortions of the microwave background radiation resulting from the damping of pressure waves
    The Astrophysical Journal 371 14-28.

  • Danese, L. and DeZotti, G. (1977)
    The Relic Radiation Spectrum and the Thermal History of the Universe
    Revista di Nouvo Cimento 7 277-362.

  • Danese L. and DeZotti G. (1981)
    Dipole Anisotropy and Distortions of the Spectrum of the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation
    Astronomy and Astrophysics 94 L33-L34.

  • Danese, L. and DeZotti, G. (1982)
    Double Compton and the Spectrum of the Microwave Background
    Astronomy and Astrophysics 107 39-42.

  • DeAmici, G., Witebsky, C., Smoot, G., and Friedman, S. (1984)
    Measurement of the Cosmic Background Radiation at 3.3 and 9.1 mm
    The Physical Review D29 2673.

  • DeAmici, G., Smoot, G.F., Aymon, J., Bersanelli, M., Kogut, A., Levin, S.M., and Witebsky, C. (1988)
    Measurement of the intensity of the cosmic background radiation at 3.7 GHz
    The Astrophysical Journal 329 556-566.

  • DeAmici, G., Bensadoun, M., Bersanelli, M., Kogut, A., Levin, S., Smoot, G.F., and Witebsky, C. (1990)
    The temperature of the cosmic background radiation - Results from the 1987 and 1988 measurements at 3.8 GHz
    The Astrophysical Journal 359 219-227.

  • DeAmici, G., Limon, M., Smoot, G.F., Bersanelli, M., Kogut, A., and Levin, S. (1991)
    The temperature of the cosmic microwave background radiation at 3.8 GHz - Results of a measurement from the South Pole site
    The Astrophysical Journal 381 341-347.

  • Field G.. (1972)
    Intergalactic Matter
    Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics 10 227.

  • Field, G. and Perrenod, S. (1977)
    Constraints on a Dense Hot Intergalactic Medium
    The Astrophysical Journal 215 717.

  • Fixsen, D.J., Cheng, E.S., Cottingham, D.A., Eplee, R.E.Jr., Isaacman, R.B., Gales, J.M., Mather, J.C., Meyer, S.S., Noerdlinger, P.D., Shafer, R.A., Weiss, R., Wright, E.L., Bennett, C.L., Boggess, N.W., Kelsall, T., Moseley, S.H., Silverberg, R.F., Smoot, G.F., and Wilkinson, D.T. (1994)
    Cosmic microwave background dipole spectrum measured by the COBE FIRAS instrument
    The Astrophysical Journal 420 445-449.

  • Fixsen, D.J., Cheng, E.S., Gales, J.M., Mather, J.C., Shafer, R.A., and Wright, E.L. (1996)
    The Cosmic Microwave Background Spectrum from the Full COBE FIRAS Data Set
    The Astrophysical Journal 473 576-587.

  • Friedman, S., Smoot, G., De Amici, G., and Witebsky, C. (1984)
    Measurement of the Cosmic Background Radiation at 3.0 cm
    The Physical Review D29 2677.

  • Ginzburg, V. and Ozernoi, L. (1966)
    The Temperature of Intergalactic Gas
    Soviet Astronomy - AJ 9 726.

  • Gush, H. (1981)
    Rocket Measurement of the Cosmic Background Submillimeter Spectrum
    The Astrophysical Journal 218 592.

  • Gush, H.P., Halpern, M., \& Wishnow, E.H. (1990)
    Rocket measurement of the cosmic-background-radiation mm-wave spectrum
    The Physical Review Letters 65 537-540.

  • Hawkins, I. and Wright, E.L. (1988)
    Needling the Universe
    The Astrophysical Journal 324 46-59.

  • Howell, T. and Shakeshaft J. (1967)
    Spectrum of the 3^\circ K Cosmic Microwave Radiation
    Nature 216 753.

  • Illarionov, A.F. and Sunyaev, R.A. (1975)
    Comptonization, characteristic radiation spectra, and thermal balance of low-density plasma
    Soviet Astronomy 18 413-419.

  • Johnson, D.G., and Wilkinson, D.T. (1987)
    A 1 percent measurement of the temperature of the cosmic microwave radiation at lambda = 1.2 centimeters
    The Astrophysical Journal 313 L1-L4.

  • Kogut, A., Bersanelli, M., DeAmici, G., Friedman, S.D., Griffith, M., Grossan,B., Levin, S., Smoot, G.F., and Witebsky, C. (1988)
    The temperature of the cosmic microwave background radiation at a frequency of 10 GHz
    The Astrophysical Journal 325 1-15.

  • Kogut, A., Bersanelli, M., DeAmici, G., Friedman, S.D., Griffith, M., Grossan, B., Levin, S., Smoot, G.F., and Witebsky, C. (1988)
    The Temperature of the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation at a Frequency of 10 GHz: Erratum
    The Astrophysical Journal 332 1092.

  • Kogut, A., Bensadoun, M., DeAmici,G., Levin, S., Smoot, G.F., and Witebsky, C. (1990)
    A measurement of the temperature of the cosmic microwave background at a frequency of 7.5 GHz
    The Astrophysical Journal 355 102-113.

  • Kompaneets, A. (1957)
    The Establishment of Thermal Equilibrium between Quanta and Electrons
    Soviet Physics - JETP 4 730-737.

  • Levin, S.M., Witebsky, C., Bensadoun, M., Bersanelli, M., DeAmici, G., Kogut, A., and Smoot, G.F. (1988)
    A measurement of the cosmic microwave background radiation temperature at 1.410 GHz
    The Astrophysical Journal 334 14-21.

  • Levin, S., Bensadoun, M., Bersanelli, M., DeAmici, G., Kogut, A., Limon, M., and Smoot, G. (1992)
    A measurement of the cosmic microwave background temperature at 7.5 GHz
    The Astrophysical Journal 396 3-9.

  • Lifshitz, E.M., and Pitaevskii, L.P. (1981)
    Physical Kinetics
    Pergamon Press, Oxford.

  • Loeb, A., McKee, C.F., and Lahav, O. (1991)
    Unsaturated Comptonization of Isotropic Photon Spectra by Relativistic Electrons
    The Astrophysical Journal 374 44-56.

  • Lyubarsky, Y.E. and Sunyaev, R.A. (1983)
    The spectral feature in the microwave background radiation spectrum due to energy release in the early Universe
    Annual Reviews of Astronomy and Astrophysics 123 171-183.

  • Mandolesi, N., Calzolari, P., Cortiglioni, S., Morigi, G., Danese, L., and DeZotti, G. (1986)
    Measurements of the cosmic background radiation temperature at 6.3 centimeters
    The Astrophysical Journal 310. 561-567.

  • Mather, J.C., Cheng, E.S., Eplee, R.E.Jr., Isaacman, R.B., Meyer, S.S., Shafer, R.A., Weiss, R., Wright, E.L., Bennett, C.L., Boggess, N.W., Dwek, E., Gulkis, S., Hauser, M.G., Janssen, M., Kelsall, T., Lubin, P.M., Moseley, S.H.Jr., Murdock, T.L., Silverberg, R.F., Smoot, G.F., and Wilkinson, D.T. (1990)
    A preliminary measurement of the cosmic microwave background spectrum by the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) satellite
    The Astrophysical Journal Letters 354 L37-L40.

  • Mather, J.C., Cheng, E.S., Cottingham, D.A., Eplee, R.E.Jr., Fixen, D.J., Hewagama, T., Isaacman, R.B., Jensen, K.A., Meyer, S.S., Noerdlinger, P.D., Read, S.M., Rosen, L.P., Shafer, R.A., Wright, E.L., Bennett, C.L., Boggess, N.W., Hauser, M.G., Kelsall, T., Moseley, S.H.Jr., Silverberg, R.F., Smoot, G.F., Weiss, R., and Wilkinson, D.T. (1994)
    Measurement of the cosmic microwave background spectrum by the COBE FIRAS instrument
    The Astrophysical Journal 420 439-444.

  • Matsumoto, T., Hayakawa, S., Matuo, H., Murakami, H., Sato S., Lange, A.E., and Richards P.L (1988)
    The submillimeter spectrum of the cosmic background radiation
    The Astrophysical Journal 329 567-571.

  • Meyer, D.M. and Jura, M. (1984)
    The microwave background temperature at 2.64 and 1.32 millimeters
    The Astrophysical Journal Letters 276 L1-L3.

  • Meyer, D.M., Jura, M. (1985)
    A precise measurement of the cosmic microwave background temperature from optical observations of interstellar CN
    The Astrophysical Journal 297 119-132.

  • Palazzi, E., Mandolesi, N., Crane, P., Hegyi, D.J., and Blades, J.C. (1990)
    The cosmic background radiation temperature at 1.3 mm
    Nouvo Cimento C 13 537-540.

  • Palazzi, E., Mandolesi, N., Crane, P., Kutner, M.L., Blades, J.C., and Hegyi, D.J. (1990)
    A precise measurement of the cosmic background radiation at 1.32 millimeters
    The Astrophysical Journal 357 14-22.

  • Peterson, J.B., Richards, P.L., and Timusk, T. (1985)
    Spectrum of the Cosmic Background Radiation at Millimeter Wavelengths
    The Physical Review Letters 55 332.

  • Rephaeli, Y. (1995)
    Cosmic Microwave Background Comptonization by Hot IntraCluster Gas
    The Astrophysical Journal 445 33-36.

  • Rephaeli, Y. and Yankovitch, D. (1997)
    Relativistic Corrections in the Determination of H_0 from X-ray and Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Measurements
    The Astrophysical Journal Letters 481 L55-L58.

  • Richards, P. (1982)
    Spectrum of the Microwave Background Radiation
    Philosophical Transactoins of the Royal Society of London 307 77.

  • Rybicki, G. and Lightman, A. (1979)
    Radiative Processes in Astrophysics John Wiley \& Sons, New York.

  • Sironi G. and Ferrari A. (1984)
    Measurement of the Cosmic Background Radiation at 12 cm
    The Physical Review D29 2686.

  • Sironi, G. and Bonelli, G. (1986)
    The temperature of the diffuse background radiation at 12 centimeter wavelength
    The Astrophysical Journal 311 418-424.

  • Sironi, G., Limon, M., Marcellino, G., Bonelli, G., Bersanelli, M., Conti, G., and Reif, K. (1990)
    The absolute temperature of the sky and the temperature of the cosmic background radiation at 600 MHz
    The Astrophysical Journal 357 301-308.

  • Sironi, G., Bonelli, G., and Limon, M. (1991)
    The brightness temperature of the south celestial pole and the temperature of the cosmic background radiation measured at 36.6 and 12 centimeter wavelength
    The Astrophysical Journal 378 550-556.

  • Sironi, G., Bonelli, G., and Limon, M. (1992)
    Measurements of the absolute temperature of the relic radiation observations at 0.6, 0.82 and 2.5 GHz from Alpe Gera and the South Pole
    Nouvo Cimento C 15 983-991.

  • Smoot, G.F., DeAmici, G., Friedman, S.D., Witebsky, C., Mandolesi, N., Partridge, R.B., Sironi, G., Danese, L., and DeZotti, G. (1983)
    Low-frequency measurement of the spectrum of the cosmic background radiation
    The Physical Review Letters 51 1099-1102.

  • Smoot, G. {\it et al.} (1984)
    Low-Frequency Measurement of the Cosmic Background Radiation Spectrum
    The Astrophysical Journal Letters 291 L23.

  • Smoot, G.F., DeAmici, G., Friedman, S.D., Witebsky, C., Sironi, G., Bonelli, G., Mandolesi, N., Cortiglioni, S., Morigi, G., and Partridge, R.B. (1985)
    Low-frequency measurements of the cosmic background radiation spectrum
    The Astrophysical Journal Letters 291 L23-L27.

  • Smoot, G.F., Bensadoun, M., Bersanelli, M., DeAmici, G., Kogut, A., Levin, S., and Witebsky, C. (1987)
    Long-wavelength measurements of the cosmic microwave background radiation spectrum
    The Astrophysical Journal Letters 317 L45-L49.

  • Smoot, G., Levin, S.M., Witebsky, C., DeAmici, G., and Rephaeli,Y. (1988)
    An analysis of recent measurements of the temperature of the cosmic microwave background radiation
    The Astrophysical Journal 331 653-659.

  • Staggs, S. (1993)
    An absolute measurement of the cosmic background radiation temperature at 1.4 GHz
    Ph.D.Thesis, Princeton.

  • Staggs, S.T., Jarosik, N.C., Meyer, S.S., and Wilkinson, D.T. (1996)
    An Absolute Measurement of the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation Temperature at 10.7 GHz
    The Astrophysical Journal Letters 473 L1.

  • Stebbins, A. (1997)
    in preparation.

  • Stebbins, A. and Silk, J. (1986)
    The Universe Between z=10 and z=1000: Spectral Constraints on Reheating
    The Astrophysical Journal 300, 1-19.

  • Sunyaev, R.A. and Zel'dovich Y.B. (1980)
    Microwave Background Radiation as a Probe of the Contemporary Structure and History of the Universe
    Annual Reviews of Astronomy and Astrophysics 18 537-560.

  • Sunyaev, R.A. and Zel'dovich Y.B. (1970)
    The Interaction of Matter and Radiation in a Hot Model of the Universe II
    Astrophysics and Space Science 7 20-30.

  • Taylor, G.B. and Wright, E.L. (1989)
    Effects of a Hot Intergalactic Medium
    The Astrophysical Journal 339 619-628.

  • Weiss R. (1980)
    Measurements of the Cosmic Background Radiation
    Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics 18 489.

  • Weymann, R. (1966)
    The Energy Spectrum of Radiation in the Expanding Universe
    The Astrophysical Journal 145 560-571.

  • Weymann, R. (1967)
    Possible Thermal Histories of Intergalactic Gas
    The Astrophysical Journal 147 887.

  • Witebsky, C., Smoot, G., DeAmici, G., and Friedman, S.D. (1986)
    New measurements of the cosmic background radiation temperature at 3.3 millimeter wavelength
    The Astrophysical Journal 310 145-159.

  • Woody, D. and Richards, P. (1979)
    Spectrum of the Cosmic Background Radiation
    The Physical Review Letters 42 14.

  • Wright, E.L. (1979)
    Distortion of the Microwave Background by a Hot Intergalactic Medium
    The Astrophysical Journal 232 348-351.

  • Zel'dovich Y.B., Illarionov, A.F., and Sunyaev, R.A. (1969)
    ?
    Soviet Physics - JETP 35 643.

  • Zel'dovich, Y.B. and Sunyaev, R.A. (1969)
    The Interaction of Matter and Radiation in a Hot Model Universe
    Astrophysics and Space Science 4 301-316.
  • The compilation method was somewhat haphazard. Incompleteness is probably fairly large for papers written in the past decade, and entire subject areas (e.g. decaying particles) have been omitted. Conference proceedings and other articles in books have been excluded. Suggestions and corrections can be sent to the address below.


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