18 July 2014 An overview of the planned CCAT software system
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CCAT will be a 25m diameter sub-millimeter telescope capable of operating in the 0.2 to 2.1mm wavelength range. It will be located at an altitude of 5600m on Cerro Chajnantor in northern Chile near the ALMA site. The anticipated first generation instruments include large format (60,000) kinetic inductance detector (KID) cameras, a large format heterodyne array and a direct detection multi-object spectrometer. The paper describes the architecture of the CCAT software and the development strategy.
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Tim Jenness, Tim Jenness, Martin C. Shepherd, Martin C. Shepherd, Reinhold Schaaf, Reinhold Schaaf, Jack Sayers, Jack Sayers, Volker Ossenkopf, Volker Ossenkopf, Thomas Nikola, Thomas Nikola, Gaelen Marsden, Gaelen Marsden, Ronan Higgins, Ronan Higgins, Kevin Edwards, Kevin Edwards, Adam Brazier, Adam Brazier, } "An overview of the planned CCAT software system", Proc. SPIE 9152, Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy III, 91522W (18 July 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2056516; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2056516
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