Volume 497, Number 3, April III 2009
|Page(s)||945 - 962|
|Published online||18 February 2009|
The Large APEX BOlometer CAmera LABOCA
Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie, Auf dem Hügel 69, 53121 Bonn, Germany e-mail: email@example.com
2 National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO 80305, USA
3 Instituto de Fisica de Cantabria (CSIC-UC), Avda. Los Castros, 39005 Santander, Spain
4 Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, Bât. 121, Université Paris-Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
5 Argelander-Institut für Astronomie, University of Bonn, Auf dem Hügel 71, 53121 Bonn, Germany
6 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Accepted: 21 January 2009
The Large APEX BOlometer CAmera, LABOCA, has been commissioned for operation as a new facility instrument at the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment 12 m submillimeter telescope. This new 295-bolometer total power camera, operating in the 870 m atmospheric window, combined with the high efficiency of APEX and the excellent atmospheric transmission at the site, offers unprecedented capability in mapping submillimeter continuum emission for a wide range of astronomical purposes.
Key words: instrumentation: detectors / instrumentation: photometers / submillimeter / methods: observational
© ESO, 2009
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