ASTRO 6525

ASTRO 6525

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Covers telescope design, optics design and instrumentation for wavelengths from optical to radio and their relation to current research needs. Adaptive optics, interferometry, aperture synthesis, and beam forming will be covered. Instrumentation discussions will include CCD and IR/submillimeter detector arrays, heterodyne systems and phased array feeds at radio wavelengths as well as camera designs, cryogenic systems, spectrographs/spectrometers and interferometric correlators. Sensitivity issues, observing techniques, polarimetry and data analysis will be discussed.

When Offered Fall.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16828 ASTRO 6525   LEC 001