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Available Backends

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For Continuum Observations

For Spectroscopy

  • XFFT spectrometer (2x 65536 channels, 2500, 2000, 500, 300, 100, 50 MHz Bandwidth - not all modes are available with all receivers)
  • WFFTS - the new Array spectrometer for the new broad-band receivers (28x65536 channels)
  • Array FFT spectrometer (16x16384 channels)

A description of the FFT spectrometer and how they work can be found in the paper of Klein et al.


  • DBBC-Terminal (FS9 type, mostly used for EVN, global and geo VLBI)
  • RDBE-Terminal (VLBA type, for HSA and VLBA+Eb)

Both terminals are equipped with MK5 recorders. More details can be found here.

For Pulsar Observations

Please contact the pulsar group for information!

information_for_astronomers/backends.txt · Last modified: 2016/03/20 10:19 by akraus