Custom power amplifier chip for an ALMA Warm Cartridge Assembly
A close-up of a crucial component of an ALMA Warm Cartridge Assembly, a custom power amplifier chip designed by US National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) engineers and fabricated by BAE Systems of Nashua, New Hampshire, using a process that enables such amplifiers to work at frequencies above the normal 100 gigahertz limit of commercially available devices of this type.
About the Image
|Release date:||5 June 2012, 17:00|
|Size:||1000 x 664 px|
About the Object
|Type:||• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument|
• X - ALMA