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The Future of the European VLBI Network

@inproceedings{Europe2009TheFO,
  title={The Future of the European VLBI Network},
  author={Huib van Langevelde Joint Institute for Vlbi in Europe and Sterrewacht Leiden and Leiden University},
  year={2009}
}
Guided by the recently published science case for the future of European VLBI, EVN2015, a roadmap for the future of the EVN is sketched out in this paper. The various desired technical improvements are being discussed with an emphasis on the role of e-VLBI. With this innovation new scientific capabilities are introduced. In this way the EVN is also positioned as an interesting platform for exercising new techniques and operational models, complementary to other SKA pathfinders. In return, the… 

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