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3 - Receiver Techniques and Data Analysis

from Part I - Discoveries and Techniques

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  21 July 2022

Andrew Lyne
Affiliation:
University of Manchester
Francis Graham-Smith
Affiliation:
University of Manchester
Benjamin Stappers
Affiliation:
University of Manchester
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Summary

Digitisation of incoming signals at nanosecond intervals allows complex manipulation of radio signals to provide for simultaneous multi-beam and multi-frequency operation. The periodic signals from pulsars must be extracted from background noise, allowing for frequency dispersion in propagation through the interstellar medium.

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Pulsar Astronomy , pp. 34 - 53
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

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