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A 90-GHz array for use on the Green Bank Telescope

Dicker, Simon R., Ade, Peter A. R., Benford, Dominic J., Devlin, Mark J., Kent, D. Irwin, Jewell, Philip R., Mason, Brian S., Moseley, Samuel H., Supinach, Mark P. and Tucker, Carole 2004. A 90-GHz array for use on the Green Bank Telescope. Presented at: Ground-based Telescopes, Glasgow, UK, 21 June 2004. Published in: Oschmann, Jr., J. M. ed. Ground-based Telescopes. Proceedings of the SPIE , vol. 5489. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, pp. 1221-1229. 10.1117/12.580192

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Abstract

Advances in bolometric detector technology over the past decade have allowed submillimeter wavelength measurements to contribute important data to some of the most challenging questions in observational cosmology. The availability of large format bolometer arrays will provide observations with unprecedented image fidelity. The Balloon-borne Large Aperture Submillimeter Telescope (BLAST) will be one of the first experiments to make full use of this new capability. The high altitude (~35$ km) of the balloon platform allows for high-sensitivity measurements in the 250, 350 and 500 micron bands with a total of 260 detectors.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Publisher: SPIE
ISBN: 9780819454218
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 04:58
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/47020

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