Radio and Submillimeter Astronomy: Receivers and Spectrometers

  • Rosa PoggianiEmail author
Part of the UNITEXT for Physics book series (UNITEXTPH)


This chapter presents the different radio receiver configurations used to achieve the high stability demanded by the high gains required for the detection. The radio spectrometers are discussed. The chapter is closed by a discussion of the measurements of the CMB.


Cosmic Microwave Background Radio Telescope Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe Transition Edge Sensor Superheterodyne Receiver 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of PisaPisaItaly

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