MO-A2.1P: Celebrating the Start of Construction for the Square Kilometre Array
Mon, 15 Jul, 13:40 - 17:20
Location: Room 5
Session Type: Oral
Session Co-Chairs: David Davidson, Curtin University and Dirk de Villiers, University of Stellenbosch and Karl F. Warnick, Brigham Young University
Track: AP-S: Antenna Enhancements
Mon, 15 Jul, 13:40 - 14:00

MO-A2.1P.1: SKA-Mid Telescope front ends: a construction reality

Alice Pellegrini, Luca Stringhetti, Gerhard Swart, Mark Harman, SKA Observatory, United Kingdom
Mon, 15 Jul, 14:00 - 14:20

MO-A2.1P.2: Front-end design considerations, analyses, and prototyping for the SKA Aperture Arrays telescope

Maria Grazia Labate, Maciej Serylak, Luca Stringhetti, Robert Braun, Robert Laing, Andre van Es, Mark Waterson, SKAO, United Kingdom
Mon, 15 Jul, 14:20 - 14:40

MO-A2.1P.3: Antenna mass production for SKA-LOW

Lorenzo Mezzadrelli, Antonio Sganzerla, Sirio Antenne, Italy; Pietro Bolli, Georgios Kyriakou, Federico Perini, INAF, Italy
Mon, 15 Jul, 14:40 - 15:00

MO-A2.1P.4: The latest Aperture Array Verification System AAVS3 for the world’s largest Radio Telescope

Marco Caiazzo, Maria Grazia Labate, Lucio Tirone, Luca Stringhetti, Maciej Serylak, Robert Laing, Drew Devereux, SKAO, Australia; Alexander Hill, Angela Teale, CSIRO, Australia; Raunaq Bhushan, SKAO, Australia; Riley Keel, Charlotte Sobey, CSIRO, Australia; Cath Trott, Curtin, Australia; Jimi Green, SKAO, Australia; Daniel Price, CSIRO, Australia; Randall Wayth, Marcin Sokołowski, Curtin, Australia; Ravi Subrahmanyan, CSIRO, Australia; Mark Waterson, Andre van Es, SKAO, United Kingdom; Jess Broderick, CSIRO, Australia
Mon, 15 Jul, 15:00 - 15:20

MO-A2.1P.5: Computing intrinsic cross-polarisation ratio (IXR) for horizontal crossed-dipole polarimeters

David Davidson, Curtin University, Australia
Coffee Break
Mon, 15 Jul, 15:40 - 16:00

MO-A2.1P.6: Effect of antenna loading conditions at array level: investigation of an SKA-low prototype

Paola Di Ninni, Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory, National Institute for Astrophysics, Italy; Stefan J. Wijnholds, Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, Netherlands; Mirko Bercigli, Ingegneria dei Sistemi, Italy; Tobia D. Carozzi, Onsala Space Observatory, Chalmers University, Sweden
Mon, 15 Jul, 16:00 - 16:20

MO-A2.1P.7: Thinned Prephased Electronically Steered Phased Array with Low SLL and Gain Loss

Ming Cheng, Qi Wu, Chen Yu, Haiming Wang, Wei Hong, Southeast University, China
Mon, 15 Jul, 16:20 - 16:40

MO-A2.1P.8: Ultra Wideband Antenna Elements on Non-Uniform Spaced Arrays

Emmanuel Valentín Hernández, Rafael Rodríguez Solís, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, United States
Mon, 15 Jul, 16:40 - 17:00

MO-A2.1P.9: Characterization of a Coaxially Fed MIMO Antenna for n257 mmWave IoT Applications

Syed Naheel Raza Rizvi, Chungbuk National University, Australia; Abdullah Mazher, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Australia; Musa Hussain, Griffith University, Australia; Hijab Zahra, Arslan Kiyani, Syed Muzahir Abbas, Macquarie University, Australia
Mon, 15 Jul, 17:00 - 17:20

MO-A2.1P.10: An Octave-Bandwidth Dual-Function Array

Margarita Blandón Salazar, Rafael Rodríguez Solís, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, United States