The science case for simultaneous mm-wavelength receivers in radio astronomy
Embargo Lift Date
MetadataShow full item record
This review arose from the European Radio Astronomy Technical Forum (ERATec) meeting held in Firenze, October 2015, and aims to highlight the breadth and depth of the high-impact science that will be aided and assisted by the use of simultaneous mm-wavelength receivers.Recent results and opportunities are presented and discussed from the fields of: continuum VLBI (observations of weak sources, astrometry, observations of AGN cores in spectral index and Faraday rotation), spectral line VLBI (observations of evolved stars and massive star-forming regions) and time domain observations of the flux variations arising in the compact jets of X-ray binaries.Our survey brings together a large range of important science applications, which will greatly benefit from simultaneous observing at mm-wavelengths. Such facilities are essential to allow these applications to become more efficient, more sensitive and more scientifically robust. In some cases without simultaneous receivers the science goals are simply unachievable. Similar benefits would exist in many other high frequency astronomical fields of research.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Modelling the co-occurence of Streptococcus pneumoniae with other bacterial and viral pathogens in the upper respiratory tractJacoby, P.; Watson, K.; Bowman, J.; Taylor, A.; Riley, T.; Smith, D.; Lehmann, Deborah (2007)Go to ScienceDirect® Home Skip Main Navigation Links Brought to you by: The University of Western Australia Library Login: + Register Athens/Institution Login Not Registered? - User Name: Password: ...
Middelberg, E.; Deller, A.; Morgan, J.; Rottmann, H.; Alef, W.; Tingay, Steven; Norris, R.; Bach, U; Brisken, W.; Lenc, E. (2011)Context: Wide-field surveys are a commonly-used method for studying thousands of objects simultaneously, to investigate, e.g., the joint evolution of star-forming galaxies and active galactic nuclei. Very long baseline ...
Pellizzoni, A.; Pilia, M.; Possenti, A.; Fornari, F.; Caraveo, P.; Hotan, Aidan (2009)Italian Space Agency dedicated to high-energy astrophysics launched in 2007 April. Its~1 us absolute time tagging capability coupled with a good sensitivity in the 30MeV-30 GeV range, with simultaneous X-ray monitoring ...