Band 9 receiver cartridge for ALMA

One of the 73 Band 9 receiver cartridges delivered by NOVA (the Netherlands Research School for Astronomy) under contract to ESO, for the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array project. The so-called "Band 9" receivers are the second-shortest wavelength ALMA detectors, measuring light with wavelengths as short as 420µm (0.42 millimetres). The design and manufacture of receivers that can operate at these short wavelengths is particularly challenging.



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Release date:21 December 2011, 11:17
Related announcements:ann11086
Size:1455 x 2219 px

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Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument

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