MO-SS.1A: High Sensitivity Feeds and Antenna Arrays for Radio Astronomy and Remote Sensing
Mon, 15 Jul, 08:40 - 12:20
Location: Room 1
Session Type: Oral
Session Co-Chairs: Karl Warnick, Brigham Young University and Dirk de Villiers, University of Stellenbosch and David Davidson, Curtin University
Track: Special Sessions
Mon, 15 Jul, 08:40 - 09:00

MO-SS.1A.1: The Black Hole Explorer: Mission Overview and Antenna Concept

Robert Lehmensiek, Sridharan Tirupati Kumara, NRAO, United States; Daniel Marrone, University of Arizona, United States; Michael Johnson, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian, United States
Mon, 15 Jul, 09:00 - 09:20

MO-SS.1A.2: Investigating Nonlinearity in Radio Telescope Receivers using the MeerKAT System

Graeme Young, South African Radio Astronomy Observatory, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa; Marcel Gouws, South African Radio Astronomy Observatory, South Africa; Werner Steyn, Dirk de Villiers, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Mon, 15 Jul, 09:20 - 09:40

MO-SS.1A.3: Combining a large-scale PAF and a fixed largeaperture spherical reflector to form a very sensitive radio telescope with wide FoV

Chengjin Jin, National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Mon, 15 Jul, 09:40 - 10:00

MO-SS.1A.4: Beamformer Calibration With Distributed Reference Noise for the ALPACA Imaging Array

Rebecca Haymore, Kayla Lyman, Mitchell Burnett, Brian Jeffs, Karl Warnick, Brigham Young University, United States
Mon, 15 Jul, 10:00 - 10:20

MO-SS.1A.5: Wideband low-loss feed design for the DSA-2000 ambient temperature array in radio astronomy

Jonas Flygare, California Institute of Technology, United States
Coffee Break
Mon, 15 Jul, 10:40 - 11:00

MO-SS.1A.6: 3D-printed Silver-coated Vivaldi Array With Integrated Coaxial Probe Feeding

Mustafa Ayebe, Rob Maaskant, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden; Johan Malmström, Sten E. Gunnarson, SAAB, Sweden; Henrik Holter, Ericsson AB, Sweden; Marianna Ivashina, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Mon, 15 Jul, 11:00 - 11:20

MO-SS.1A.7: Efficient Localized-Solution Iterative Solver for Large-Scale Antenna Array Analysis

André Conradie, Matthys Botha, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Mon, 15 Jul, 11:20 - 11:40

MO-SS.1A.8: Measuring the Noise Figure of Active Integrated Receivers Inside a Reverberation Chamber

Sean Manas, Jacki Gilmore, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Mon, 15 Jul, 11:40 - 12:00

MO-SS.1A.9: Ultra-wideband phased array antenna system using digital signal processing technique

Takashi Maeda, Yuta Kobayashi, Trung Nguyen Tat, Tsutomu Yano, Naoya Tomii, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Japan
Mon, 15 Jul, 12:00 - 12:20

MO-SS.1A.10: Reducing Grating Lobes in Sparse Linear Arrays Using Variable Projection

Ramonika Sengupta, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands; Annie Cuyt, University of Stirling, United Kingdom; Ferre Knaepkens, University of Antwerp, Belgium; David Prinsloo, ASTRON, Netherlands; Thomas Schäfer, SATCUBE, Sweden; Bart Smolders, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands