LOFAR: first of a new generation of radio telescopes
Aperture plane detection of cosmic radio signals can confer several important advantages. The mechanical signal processing of conventional parabolic dish antennas can be replaced by signal processing purely in electronics and software, thereby placing aperture plane array instruments in a regime with decreasing future costs. Aperture arrays using all-sky element antennas also allow multiple, independent, full sensitivity telescopes to be formed in software. The Low Frequency Array (LOFAR)...[Show more]
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|Source:||Proceedings of SPIE (Developments in X-ray Tomography V), Volume 6318|
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