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27 September 2012The CCAT 25m diameter submillimeter-wave telescope
CCAT will be a 25 m diameter telescope operating in the 2 to 0.2 mm wavelength range. It will be located at an altitude
of 5600 m on Cerro Chajnantor in Northern Chile. The telescope will be equipped with wide-field, multi-color cameras
for surveys and multi-object spectrometers for spectroscopic follow up. Several innovations have been developed to
meet the <0.5 arcsec pointing error and 10 μm surface error requirements while keeping within the modest budget
appropriate for radio telescopes.
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David Woody, Steve Padin, Eric Chauvin, Bruno Clavel, German Cortes, Andy Kissil, John Lou, Paul Rasmussen, David Redding, Jeff Zolkower, "The CCAT 25m diameter submillimeter-wave telescope," Proc. SPIE 8444, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes IV, 84442M (27 September 2012);