**Introduction to Millimeter/Sub-Millimeter Astronomy**

by T. L. Wilson

**Publisher**: arXiv 2009**Number of pages**: 106

**Description**:

This is an introduction to the basic elements needed for the measurements and interpretation of data in the millimeter and sub-mm wavelength range. The basics of radiative transfer, receivers, antennas, interferometry radiation mechanisms and molecules are presented.

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