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Linear Interferometers

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Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 268)

Abstract

In this chapter the problem of the construction of linear interferometers is considered. We mean the interferometers using the Earth rotation, so-called supersynthesis systems. These systems provide the resolution down to fractions of arcsec required in radio astronomical research of the structure of cosmic sources. Such a resolution is not achievable for single radio telescopes.

Keywords

Radio Telescope Spatial Spectrum Initial Basis Composite Basis Equivalent CDSs 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Radio Physics and ElectronicsNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKharkovUkraine
  2. 2.Institute of Radio AstronomyNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKharkovUkraine

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