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Atacama Submillimeter Telescope Experiment

(ASTE)
(ten meter submillimeter telescope in Chile)

The Atacama Submillimeter Telescope Experiment (ASTE) is a 10 meter diameter Infrared (IR) telescope on the Atacama Desert in Chile.

Receiver under development:

  • Multi-Color TES Array Camera.

Decommissioned receivers:

  • CATS345 - Cartridge-Type Sideband separating mixer receiver for 345 GHz.
  • SC345 - Single Cartridge Receiver for 345 GHz observations.
  • AzTEC - Bolometer camera.

(telescope,reflector,infrared,ground,Chile)
http://www.ioa.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~kkohno/ASTE/
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
0.1mm3.0THz12meVendAtacama Submillimeter Telescope Experiment
1mm300GHz1.3meVbeginAtacama Submillimeter Telescope Experiment

Referenced by:
Atacama Desert
Submillimeter Astronomy
Transition Edge Sensor (TES)

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