The Submillimeter Array

  title={The Submillimeter Array},
  author={Raymond Blundell},
  journal={2007 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium},
  • R. Blundell
  • Published 3 June 2007
  • Physics
  • 2007 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium
The submillimeter array, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and the Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics of Taiwan, is a pioneering radio-interferometer made up of eight 6-meter diameter antennas designed for high angular resolution astronomical observations of the cool universe throughout the major atmospheric windows from about 200 to 900 GHz. Each antenna houses a single cryostat, with an integrated cryocooler that can cool eight heterodyne… 

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