Recent science from Australian large-scale millimetre mapping projects: proceedings from a Swinburne university workshop

Bains, I., Breen, S.L., Burton, M.G., Cunningham, M.R., Jones, P.A., Kawamura, A., Lo, N., Rowell, G.P., and Walsh, A. (2009) Recent science from Australian large-scale millimetre mapping projects: proceedings from a Swinburne university workshop. Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, 26 (2). pp. 110-120.

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Abstract

Since the recent upgrades to the Australia Telescope National Facility (ATNF) Mopra telescope back-end and receiver system, it has risen from an under-subscribed facility to a sought-after instrument with heavy international competition to gain time. Furthermore, the introduction of the on-the-fly mapping capability in 2004 has made this technique one of Mopra’s most popular observing modes. In addition, the recent upgrade of the NANTEN millimetre-wavelength telescope to the sub-millimetre NANTEN2 instrument, has provided a complementary, higher-frequency facility to Mopra. A two-day workshop was held at Swinburne University in June 2008 to disseminate the current state of ongoing large-scale mapping projects and associated spin-offs that the telescopes’ upgrades have facilitated, and to decide upon future research directions. Here, we provide a summary of the result-oriented talks as a record of the state of Australian-access single-dish millimetre science in 2008.

Item ID: 10915
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: acceleration of particles; ISM: clouds; ISM: jets and outflows; ISM: molecules; radio continuum: ISM; stars: formation
ISSN: 1448-6083
Date Deposited: 06 May 2010 23:21
FoR Codes: 02 PHYSICAL SCIENCES > 0201 Astronomical and Space Sciences > 020104 Galactic Astronomy @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences @ 100%
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