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LOFAR Single Station Usage - A Brief Tutorial

posted Dec 13, 2016, 3:09 AM by I LOFAR   [ updated Dec 13, 2016, 9:05 AM ]

"LOFAR Single Station Usage - A Brief Tutorial”

Dr Richard Fallows, Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON), Dwingeloo, The Netherlands.

A LOFAR station is a remarkably flexible scientific instrument capable of acting as a high-resolution spectrometer, with applications in space weather, from solar flare monitoring to scintillation studies of the solar wind and ionosphere, to measurements of pulsars.  In this tutorial, I will demonstrate how the station may be controlled and the flexibility harnessed.  I will also demonstrate the control and data recording systems developed and used by the KAIRA station in northern Finland and detail where information can be found and shared about all single-station usage by the ILT partners.

Location: Fitzgerald Library, Trinity College Dublin

Date: Thursday, December 15 at 15:00