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PASIPHAE will measure the polarization induced by the ISM on starlight in order to map the magnetic field in 3 dimensions.

3-dimensional ISM properties and their effect on searches for B-modes

Searching for inflationary B modes: can dust emission properties be extrapolated from 350 GHz to 150 GHz? - MNRAS, 451, L90 (2015) K. Tassis & V. Pavlidou

ISM polarization far from the Galactic plane

Local Measurements of the Mean Interstellar Polarization at High Galactic Latitudes - arXiv:1802.04305 R. Skalidis, G. V. Panopoulou, K. Tassis, V. Pavlidou, D. Blinov, I. Komis, I. Liodakis

We are hiring

The Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas, the foremost research organization in Greece, invites applications for 3 postdoctoral positions for the PASIPHAE project.

We are building a team with diverse expertise (both observational and theoretical), including the Galactic magnetic field, optical polarimetry, numerical and statistical analysis (including the numerical solutions of complex boundary-value problems and/or machine learning algorithms), interstellar medium astrophysics, high-energy astrophysics including gamma-ray and cosmic-ray astrophysics, and stellar astrophysics (with emphasis on intrinsic stellar polarizations). Applicants with strong background in any of these fields are encouraged to apply.

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