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An overview of the planned CCAT software system
Author(s): Tim Jenness; Martin C. Shepherd; Reinhold Schaaf; Jack Sayers; Volker Ossenkopf; Thomas Nikola; Gaelen Marsden; Ronan Higgins; Kevin Edwards; Adam Brazier
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Paper Abstract

CCAT will be a 25m diameter sub-millimeter telescope capable of operating in the 0.2 to 2.1mm wavelength range. It will be located at an altitude of 5600m on Cerro Chajnantor in northern Chile near the ALMA site. The anticipated first generation instruments include large format (60,000) kinetic inductance detector (KID) cameras, a large format heterodyne array and a direct detection multi-object spectrometer. The paper describes the architecture of the CCAT software and the development strategy.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 July 2014
PDF: 17 pages
Proc. SPIE 9152, Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy III, 91522W (18 July 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2056516
Show Author Affiliations
Tim Jenness, Cornell Univ. (United States)
Martin C. Shepherd, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Reinhold Schaaf, Univ. Bonn (Germany)
Jack Sayers, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Volker Ossenkopf, Univ. zu Köln (Germany)
Thomas Nikola, Cornell Univ. (United States)
Gaelen Marsden, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada)
Ronan Higgins, Univ. zu Köln (Germany)
Kevin Edwards, Univ. of Waterloo (Canada)
Adam Brazier, Cornell Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9152:
Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy III
Gianluca Chiozzi; Nicole M. Radziwill, Editor(s)

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