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Phillips, T. G. (2007) The Caltech Submillimeter Observatory. In: 2007 IEEE/Mtt-s International Microwave Symposium Digest. IEEE Mtt-s International Microwave Symposium Digest. IEEE , pp. 1849-1852. ISBN 978-1-4244-0687-6.

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A brief description of the history and technology of the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO) is presented. The design of the 10.4 m Leighton telescope is discussed and also the methods used for fine adjustments of the surface. The dome design is explained, plus a short description is given of the technology of the detectors.

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Additional Information:© 2007 IEEE. Issue Date: 3-8 June 2007; Date of Current Version: 02 July 2007. The CSO is funded from NSF contract #AST-0540882.
Subject Keywords:submillimeter wave propagation; submillimeter wave antennas; submillimeter wave spectroscopy
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Series Name:IEEE Mtt-s International Microwave Symposium Digest
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Official Citation:Phillips, T.G.; , "The Caltech Submillimeter Observatory," Microwave Symposium, 2007. IEEE/MTT-S International , vol., no., pp.1849-1852, 3-8 June 2007 doi: 10.1109/MWSYM.2007.380111 URL:
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