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Career

  • 2017-present: University Lecturer, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2017-present: STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellow, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2016-2017: NASA Einstein Fellow, Physics Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
  • 2013-2016: Miller Research Fellow, Dept. of Physics, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2008-2013: Ph.D. in Physics, Princeton University
  • 2004-2008: Part III Mathematics and Parts I/II NST Physics, University of Cambridge

Research

Blake is a theoretical and observational cosmologist. He has research interests across CMB and large-scale structure, with a particular focus on measurements of the gravitational lensing of the CMB.

Publications

LiteBIRD: A Satellite for the Studies of B-Mode Polarization and Inflation from Cosmic Background Radiation Detection
M Hazumi, PAR Ade, Y Akiba, D Alonso, K Arnold, J Aumont, C Baccigalupi, D Barron, S Basak, S Beckman, J Borrill, F Boulanger, M Bucher, E Calabrese, Y Chinone, S Cho, A Cukierman, DW Curtis, T de Haan, M Dobbs, A Dominjon, T Dotani, L Duband, A Ducout, J Dunkley, JM Duval, T Elleflot, HK Eriksen, J Errard, J Fischer, T Fujino, T Funaki, U Fuskeland, K Ganga, N Goeckner-Wald, J Grain, NW Halverson, T Hamada, T Hasebe, M Hasegawa, K Hattori, M Hattori, L Hayes, N Hidehira, CA Hill, G Hilton, J Hubmayr, K Ichiki, T Iida, H Imada, M Inoue, Y Inoue, KD Irwin, H Ishino, O Jeong, H Kanai, D Kaneko, S Kashima, N Katayama, T Kawasaki, SA Kernasovskiy, R Keskitalo, A Kibayashi, Y Kida, K Kimura, T Kisner, K Kohri, E Komatsu, K Komatsu, CL Kuo, NA Kurinsky, A Kusaka, A Lazarian, AT Lee, D Li, E Linder, B Maffei, A Mangilli, M Maki, T Matsumura, S Matsuura, D Meilhan, S Mima, Y Minami, K Mitsuda, L Montier, M Nagai, T Nagasaki, R Nagata, M Nakajima, S Nakamura, T Namikawa, M Naruse, H Nishino, T Nitta, T Noguchi, H Ogawa, S Oguri, N Okada, A Okamoto
– Journal of Low Temperature Physics
(2019)
194,
443
The impact of wrong assumptions in BAO reconstruction
BD Sherwin, M White
– Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
(2019)
2019,
027
Effect of non-Gaussian lensing deflections on CMB lensing measurements
V Böhm, BD Sherwin, J Liu, JC Hill, M Schmittfull, T Namikawa
– Physical Review D
(2018)
98,
123510
Non-Gaussianity of secondary anisotropies from ACTPol and Planck
WR Coulton, S Aiola, N Battaglia, E Calabrese, SK Choi, MJ Devlin, PA Gallardo, JC Hill, AD Hincks, J Hubmayr, JP Hughes, A Kosowsky, T Louis, MS Madhavacheril, M Loïc, S Naess, F Nati, MD Niemack, LA Page, B Partridge, BD Sherwin, DN Spergel, ST Staggs, AV Engelen, EJ Wollack
– Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
(2018)
2018,
022
The POLARBEAR-2 and Simons Array Focal Plane Fabrication Status
B Westbrook, PAR Ade, M Aguilar, Y Akiba, K Arnold, C Baccigalupi, D Barron, D Beck, S Beckman, AN Bender, F Bianchini, D Boettger, J Borrill, S Chapman, Y Chinone, G Coppi, K Crowley, A Cukierman, T de Haan, R Dünner, M Dobbs, T Elleflot, J Errard, G Fabbian, SM Feeney, C Feng, G Fuller, N Galitzki, A Gilbert, N Goeckner-Wald, J Groh, NW Halverson, T Hamada, M Hasegawa, M Hazumi, CA Hill, W Holzapfel, L Howe, Y Inoue, G Jaehnig, A Jaffe, O Jeong, D Kaneko, N Katayama, B Keating, R Keskitalo, T Kisner, N Krachmalnicoff, A Kusaka, M Le Jeune, AT Lee, D Leon, E Linder, L Lowry, A Madurowicz, D Mak, F Matsuda, A May, NJ Miller, Y Minami, J Montgomery, M Navaroli, H Nishino, J Peloton, A Pham, L Piccirillo, D Plambeck, D Poletti, G Puglisi, C Raum, G Rebeiz, CL Reichardt, PL Richards, H Roberts, C Ross, KM Rotermund, Y Segawa, B Sherwin, M Silva-Feaver, P Siritanasak, R Stompor, A Suzuki, O Tajima, S Takakura, S Takatori, D Tanabe, R Tat, GP Teply, A Tikhomirov, T Tomaru, C Tsai, N Whitehorn, A Zahn
– Journal of Low Temperature Physics
(2018)
193,
758
Detection and removal of B-mode dust foregrounds with signatures of statistical anisotropy
OHE Philcox, BD Sherwin, A Van Engelen
– Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
(2018)
479,
5577
Concept Study of Optical Configurations for High-Frequency Telescope for LiteBIRD
T Hasebe, S Kashima, PAR Ade, Y Akiba, D Alonso, K Arnold, J Aumont, C Baccigalupi, D Barron, S Basak, S Beckman, J Borrill, F Boulanger, M Bucher, E Calabrese, Y Chinone, HM Cho, A Cukierman, DW Curtis, T de Haan, M Dobbs, A Dominjon, T Dotani, L Duband, A Ducout, J Dunkley, JM Duval, T Elleflot, HK Eriksen, J Errard, J Fischer, T Fujino, T Funaki, U Fuskeland, K Ganga, N Goeckner-Wald, J Grain, NW Halverson, T Hamada, M Hasegawa, K Hattori, M Hattori, L Hayes, M Hazumi, N Hidehira, CA Hill, G Hilton, J Hubmayr, K Ichiki, T Iida, H Imada, M Inoue, Y Inoue, KD Irwin, H Ishino, O Jeong, H Kanai, D Kaneko, N Katayama, T Kawasaki, SA Kernasovskiy, R Keskitalo, A Kibayashi, Y Kida, K Kimura, T Kisner, K Kohri, E Komatsu, K Komatsu, CL Kuo, NA Kurinsky, A Kusaka, A Lazarian, AT Lee, D Li, E Linder, B Maffei, A Mangilli, M Maki, T Matsumura, S Matsuura, D Meilhan, S Mima, Y Minami, K Mitsuda, L Montier, M Nagai, T Nagasaki, R Nagata, M Nakajima, S Nakamura, T Namikawa, M Naruse, H Nishino, T Nitta, T Noguchi, H Ogawa, S Oguri, N Okada, A Okamoto
– Journal of Low Temperature Physics
(2018)
193,
841
The LiteBIRD Satellite Mission: Sub-Kelvin Instrument
A Suzuki, PAR Ade, Y Akiba, D Alonso, K Arnold, J Aumont, C Baccigalupi, D Barron, S Basak, S Beckman, J Borrill, F Boulanger, M Bucher, E Calabrese, Y Chinone, S Cho, B Crill, A Cukierman, DW Curtis, T de Haan, M Dobbs, A Dominjon, T Dotani, L Duband, A Ducout, J Dunkley, JM Duval, T Elleflot, HK Eriksen, J Errard, J Fischer, T Fujino, T Funaki, U Fuskeland, K Ganga, N Goeckner-Wald, J Grain, NW Halverson, T Hamada, T Hasebe, M Hasegawa, K Hattori, M Hattori, L Hayes, M Hazumi, N Hidehira, CA Hill, G Hilton, J Hubmayr, K Ichiki, T Iida, H Imada, M Inoue, Y Inoue, KD Irwin, H Ishino, O Jeong, H Kanai, D Kaneko, S Kashima, N Katayama, T Kawasaki, SA Kernasovskiy, R Keskitalo, A Kibayashi, Y Kida, K Kimura, T Kisner, K Kohri, E Komatsu, K Komatsu, CL Kuo, NA Kurinsky, A Kusaka, A Lazarian, AT Lee, D Li, E Linder, B Maffei, A Mangilli, M Maki, T Matsumura, S Matsuura, D Meilhan, S Mima, Y Minami, K Mitsuda, L Montier, M Nagai, T Nagasaki, R Nagata, M Nakajima, S Nakamura, T Namikawa, M Naruse, H Nishino, T Nitta, T Noguchi, H Ogawa, S Oguri
– Journal of Low Temperature Physics
(2018)
193,
1048
A Measurement of the Cosmic Microwave Background B-mode Polarization Power Spectrum at Subdegree Scales from Two Years of POLARBEAR Data
PAR Ade, M Aguilar, Y Akiba, K Arnold, C Baccigalupi, D Barron, D Beck, F Bianchini, D Boettger, J Borrill, S Chapman, Y Chinone, K Crowley, A Cukierman, R Dunner, M Dobbs, A Ducout, T Elleflot, J Errard, G Fabbian, SM Feeney, C Feng, T Fujino, N Galitzki, A Gilbert, N Goeckner-Wald, JC Groh, G Hall, N Halverson, T Hamada, M Hasegawa, M Hazumi, CA Hill, L Howe, Y Inoue, G Jaehnig, AH Jaffe, O Jeong, D Kaneko, N Katayama, B Keating, R Keskitalo, T Kisner, N Krachmalnicoff, A Kusaka, M Le Jeune, AT Lee, EM Leitch, D Leon, E Linder, L Lowry, F Matsuda, T Matsumura, Y Minami, J Montgomery, M Navaroli, H Nishino, H Paar, J Peloton, ATP Pham, D Poletti, G Puglisi, CL Reichardt, PL Richards, C Ross, Y Segawa, BD Sherwin, M Silva-Feaver, P Siritanasak, N Stebor, R Stompor, A Suzuki, O Tajima, S Takakura, S Takatori, D Tanabe, GP Teply, T Tomaru, C Tucker, N Whitehorn, A Zahn
– The Astrophysical Journal
(2017)
848,
121
Two-season Atacama Cosmology Telescope polarimeter lensing power spectrum
BD Sherwin, A Van Engelen, N Sehgal, M Madhavacheril, GE Addison, S Aiola, R Allison, N Battaglia, DT Becker, JA Beall, JR Bond, E Calabrese, R Datta, MJ Devlin, R Dünner, J Dunkley, AE Fox, P Gallardo, M Halpern, M Hasselfield, S Henderson, JC Hill, GC Hilton, J Hubmayr, JP Hughes, AD Hincks, R Hlozek, KM Huffenberger, B Koopman, A Kosowsky, T Louis, L Maurin, J McMahon, K Moodley, S Naess, F Nati, L Newburgh, MD Niemack, LA Page, J Sievers, DN Spergel, ST Staggs, RJ Thornton, J Van Lanen, E Vavagiakis, EJ Wollack
– Physical Review D
(2017)
95,
123529
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