Platform deformation refined pointing and phase correction for the AMiBA hexapod telescope

@inproceedings{Koch2008PlatformDR,
  title={Platform deformation refined pointing and phase correction for the AMiBA hexapod telescope},
  author={P. Koch and M. Kesteven and Yu-Yen Chang and Yau-De Huang and P. Raffin and Ke-Yung Chen and G. Chereau and Ming-Tang Chen and P. Ho and Chih-Wie Huang and Fabiola Iba{\~n}ez-Romano and Homin Jiang and Yu-Wei Liao and Kaiyang Lin and G. Liu and S. Molnar and H. Nishioka and K. Umetsu and Fu-Cheng Wang and J. Wu and Pablo Altamirano and Chiao-Hao Chang and Shu-Hao Chang and S. Chang and C. Han and D. Kubo and Chao-Te Li and P. Martin-Cocher and P. Oshiro},
  booktitle={Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation},
  year={2008}
}
The Array for Microwave Background Anisotropy (AMiBA) is a radio interferometer for research in cosmology, currently operating 7 0.6m diameter antennas co-mounted on a 6m diameter platform driven by a hexapod mount. AMiBA is currently the largest hexapod telescope. We briefly summarize the hexapod operation with the current pointing error model. We then focus on the upcoming 13-element expansion with its potential difficulties and solutions. Photogrammetry measurements of the platform reveal… Expand
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