LRP 2020 Whitepaper: The Canadian Hydrogen Observatory and Radio-transient Detector (CHORD)

  title={LRP 2020 Whitepaper: The Canadian Hydrogen Observatory and Radio-transient Detector (CHORD)},
  author={Keith Vanderlinde and Kevin Bandura and Leonid Belostotski and Robert Alexander Bond and P. J. Boyle and J. C. Brown and H. C. Chiang and M. A. Dobbs and Bryan M. Gaensler and Gary F. Hinshaw and Victoria M. Kaspi and Tom L. Landecker and A. Liu and Kiyoshi W. Masui and Juan Mena-Parra and Cherry Ng and Ue-li Pen and Michael P. Rupen and Jonathan L. Sievers and K. S. Smith and Kristine Spekkens and Ingrid H. Stairs and Neil Turok},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
The Canadian Hydrogen Observatory and Radio-transient Detector (CHORD) is a next-generation radio telescope, proposed for construction to start immediately. CHORD is a pan-Canadian project, designed to work with and build on the success of the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME). It is an ultra-wideband, "large-N, small-D" telescope, consisting of a central array of 512x6-m dishes, supported by a pair of distant outrigger stations, each equipped with CHIME-like cylinders and… 

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