ASIAA SMA - Sub-Millimeter Array, ASIAA SMA
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2020-July-10: Call for SMA-Taiwan Key Science Proposals
The SMA-Taiwan (SMA-T) invites key science programs requiring substantial amount of time spreading over the multiple semesters.
Notice of Intent: 2020 Aug. 07 (Fri.) 24:00 CST

2020-07-10 SMA-T TAC
Standard projects: Hauyu Baobab Liu (ASIAA, chair), TBD
Filler projects (extragalactic): Kazushi Sakamoto
Filler projects (Galactic): Naomi Hirano

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Project Description

Since 1996, Acade mia Sinica Institute of Astronomy & Astrophysics (ASIAA) has been carrying o ut the Submillimeter Array (SMA) project in collaboration with the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observato ry (SAO). In November 2003, the array was dedicated on Mauna Kea, Hawaii by the previous Academia Sinica President Y. T. Lee and Smithsonian Institution Sec retary Larry Small. It consists of eight 6-meter antennas, with two of them (inc luding the associated electronics and receiver systems) delivered by ASIAA under close collaborations with university groups and industry in Taiwan.

As a partner of the SMA project, ASIAA contributes towards the maintenanc e and operation of the array on Mauna Kea. ASIAA has a small local staff residing in Hilo, Hawaii. In addition, the scientific and engi neering staff visits the site regularly, and conducts remote operation from Taip ei.

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