Chapter 9. Very-Long-Baseline Interferometry

  1. A. Richard Thompson1,
  2. James M. Moran2 and
  3. George W. Swenson Jr.3

Published Online: 30 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617845.ch9

Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy, Second Edition

Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy, Second Edition

How to Cite

Thompson, A. R., Moran, J. M. and Swenson, G. W. (2001) Very-Long-Baseline Interferometry, in Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617845.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Radio Astronomy Observatory

  2. 2

    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

  3. 3

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 9 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471254928

Online ISBN: 9783527617845

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Keywords:

  • interferometry;
  • technique;
  • observatory;
  • bandwidth;
  • brightness

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Early Development

  • Differences Between VLBI and Conventional Interferometry

  • Basic Performance of a VLBI System

  • Fringe Fitting for a Multielement Array

  • Phase Stability and Atomic Frequency Standards

  • Recording Systems

  • Processing Systems and Algorithms

  • Bandwidth Synthesis

  • Phased arrays as VLBI Elements

  • Orbiting VLBI (OVLBI)