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CDL Initiatives

by Eric Bryerton last modified Dec 14, 2012 by Davis Murphy

In addition to pushing the limits in its core technology areas, the CDL is exploring novel technologies and concepts for the next generation of receivers, including cryogenic phased array feeds and highly integrated receivers.

In support of the wider U.S. astronomy community, the CDL is also collaborating with several organizations on forefront scientific experiments to address fundamental questions described in the Astro2010 decadal survey “New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics”:  HERA-PAPER for probing the epoch of reionization, and DARE to look even further back in time—to the formation of the very first stars at the end of the Dark Ages.  The CDL enables, through advances in instrumentation, these experiments and next generation facility pathfinders.