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Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy

Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy


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ISBN-13: 9781575240879
Publisher: Krieger Publishing Company
Publication date: 04/28/1998
Edition description: REISSUE
Pages: 534
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

About the Author

A. RICHARD THOMPSON, PhD, has been associated with theNational Radio Astronomy Observatory in numerous capacities formore than 27 years.

JAMES M. MORAN, PhD, is a senior scientist at theSmithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and Professor of Astronomy atHarvard University.

GEORGE W. SWENSON, Jr., PhD, is Professor Emeritus ofElectrical Engineering and of Astronomy at the University ofIllinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition.
Preface to the First Edition.
Introduction and Historical Review.
Introductory Theory of Interferometry and Synthesis Imaging.
Analysis of the Interferometer Response.
Geometric Relationships and Polarimetry.
Antennas and Arrays.
Response of the Receiving System.
Design of the Analog Receiving System.
Digital Signal Processing.
Very-Long-Baseline Interferometry.
Calibration and Fourier Transformation of Visibility Data.
Deconvolution, Adaptive Calibration, and Applications.
Interferometer Techniques for Astrometry and Geodesy.
Propagation Effects.
Van Cittert-Zernike Theorem, Spatial Coherence, and Scattering.
Radio Interference.
Related Techniques.
Principal Symbols.
Author Index.
Subject Index.

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