The Australian SKA Pathfinder: A ‘next generation’ Radio Telescope

By Douglas C.-J. Bock. Published on 20 November 2017 in:
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The Australian SKA Pathfinder is a new 36-element radio interferometer designed to be a fast survey telescope. Its key technology, phased-array receivers designed by CSIRO, has shown proven advantages in bandwidth, field of view and adaptability. ASKAP is located at a superbly ‘radio quiet’ site in Western Australia, one of the sites that will house the international Square Kilometre Array.

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