26 July 2016 The transition from construction to operations on the ALMA control software
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The Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (ALMA) is a set of 66 millimeter wave antenna in the Andes in Northern Chile. All antennas are connected and operate as an interferometer making ALMA the most powerful millimeter telescope in the world. In 2013 ALMA formally marked the end of construction and the beginning of operations. This paper will focus on the impact, on the ALMA control software, of this transition from construction to operations.
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Ralph Marson, Ralph Marson, Rafael Hiriart, Rafael Hiriart, "The transition from construction to operations on the ALMA control software", Proc. SPIE 9913, Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy IV, 991304 (26 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2233584; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2233584
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