PART I: Radio Astronomy and Interferometry

PART I: Radio Astronomy and Interferometry

7 Lecture Course, Session I 1997, Convener - John Dickey

Reading Material: The Fourier Tranform and its applications, by R. Bracewell; Radio Astronomy and Aperture Synthesis by Thompson, Moran and Swenson; and Radio Astrophysics, by Rohlfs and Churchwell

Date Topic Lecturer
1. March 6th Introduction to Fourier transforms, Nyquist sampling and convolution John Dickey
-. March 13th NO LECTURE (due to AAO/ATNF Symp.) -
2. March 20th Noise and statistics, autocorrelation functions, power spectrum John Dickey
3. March 27th Sensitivity John Dickey
4. April 3rd Interferometry and aperture synthesis John Dickey
5. April 10th Single dish beams John Dickey
-. April 17th NO LECTURE (due to Halpha workshop) -
6. April 24th Asutralian facilities, telescope application procedure, the Parks HI multi-beam survey Stuart Ryder

Simon Driver
Thu Feb 8 1997