19 July 2016 An upgraded SCUBA-2 for JCMT
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SCUBA-2 is a state of the art wide field camera on the JCMT. SCUBA-2 has been fully operational since November 2011, producing a wide range of science results, including a unique series of survey programs. A new large survey programme commenced in 2015, which included for the first time, polarisation sensitive measurements using POL-2, the polarimeter ancillary instrument. We discuss proposals and the science case for upgrading SCUBA-2 with new detector arrays that will keep SCUBA-2 and the JCMT at the forefront of continuum submillimetre science.
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Dan Bintley, Jessica T. Dempsey, Per Friberg, Wayne S. Holland, Michael J. MacIntosh, "An upgraded SCUBA-2 for JCMT", Proc. SPIE 9914, Millimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy VIII, 99140K (19 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2233394; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2233394
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