Organization: Atacama Large Millimeter Array

NRC develops precise radio detector for ALMA

The National Research Council‘s Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics has designed and built a radio detector for millimeter-wavelength uses that’s being hailed as the most sensitive and precise of its type in the world. Called Band 3, the radio receiver system is intended for use in the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) radio telescope being built…