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Techniques of Radio Astronomy

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Techniques of Radio Astronomy
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 47

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This text provides an overview of the techniques of radio astronomy. It contains a short history of the development of the field, details of calibration procedures, coherent/heterodyne and incoherent/bolometer receiver systems, observing methods for single apertures and interferometers, and an overview of aperture synthesis.

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