Category Archives: Projects

Argus: Software meeting at the GBT

Kiruthika and Sarah attended a software meeting at the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT), Green Bank, West Virginia  in August, 2013. This meeting was aimed at working out the software needs once Argus is fielded at the GBT, … Continue reading

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140 GHz LNA Measurements Presented at IMS 2013

In collaboration with scientists at JPL and NGC, Patricia presented her recent measurements of three different InP 35 nm gate-length High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT) Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs) at the 2013 International Microwave Symposium in Seattle, WA.  The measurements … Continue reading

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Argus Preliminary/Critical Design Review

We had our preliminary and critical design reviews (PDR/CDR) for Argus at Stanford, CA on Apr 20-22, 2013. The goal of the PDR/CDR was to have end-to-end design review, and freeze interfaces between sub-assemblies, where possible. Argus is on a … Continue reading

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Infrared and Submillimeter Probes of Gas in Galaxies: From the Milky Way to the Distant Universe

Matt, Kiruthika, and Sarah attended the conference “Infrared and Submillimeter Probes of Gas in Galaxies: From the Milky Way to the Distant Universe“. This conference was aimed at exploring the formation and evolution of galaxies using gas tracers. The conference was … Continue reading

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The Interstellar Medium in High Redshift Galaxies Comes of Age

An overview of the Argus focal plane array was presented as a poster at the NRAO workshop on “The Interstellar Medium in High Redshift Galaxies Comes of Age“. This workshop focussed on the study of molecular emission at high redshift. The … Continue reading

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European Microwave Week 2011

Matt and Patricia attended the 14th European Microwave Week (EuMW) in Manchester, UK on October 9-14. They both presented talks in the Sensing Systems session of the European Microwave Conference. The papers for these talks will be available soon on … Continue reading

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NRAO Building on New Worlds, New Horizons Conference

Sarah, Matt, and Patricia went to the NRAO Building on New Worlds, New Horizons Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico on March 7-10.  Matt and Patricia’s posters can be found here: A Prototype 150 GHz Heterodyne Receiver Module for Large-Format … Continue reading

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150 GHz Module AAS Poster

I presented the recent 150 Module noise temperature and gain data at the 217th AAS Meeting in Seattle, WA. The poster can be found at: 150 Module 2011 AAS Poster -Patricia

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