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SKADS Partner: Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica - Istituto di Radioastronomia


The Instituto de Radioastronomia (IRA) operates national radio astronomy facilities in Medicina and Noto including two 32-m telescopes and the Northern Cross. IRA develops antenna technology; RF and digital technology, imaging analysis software; numerical and graphic simulations.


Coordinator of DS6 (Cylinder array demonstrator, BEST); major participant in DS4 (Technical foundations and enabling technologies); participant DS3 (the Network and its output data)Potential Sub-contractors: IEIITT Torino: electromagnetic antenna simulation. DEIS Bologna (Bologna University): Hybrid MIC and and MMIC design and simulationDET (Firenze University): Reliability; risk analysis and quality computation/estimationOsservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari: pulsar observations, computer science, simulations with PC clusters.


SKA activities at the Istituto di Radioastronomia.

last update 2008 July 23, 11:40 by Steve Torchinsky