The Sardinia Radio Telescope: Present Status And Roadmap To High-Frequency Upgrade

Orlati Andrea
2017 Zenodo  
This talk illustrates the current status of the Sardinia Radio Telescope, focusing on the preliminary results of the early science stage, the refurbishmment of the Active Surface System and the activities being carried out to bring the facility to full operations. The SRT was conceived to fulfill a vast number of science cases, observing up to 116 GHz. Such high-frequency observations, however, require further developments involving receivers, backends, software, the metrology system and the
more » ... y system and the operation model. This talk will discuss the steps already taken and a possible roadmap to reach this ambitious goal.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1117687 fatcat:2kmajvoenzcjxm4mytlo4jterm