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Paper: Low Frequency Solar Radiophysics and Next Generation Instrumentation
Volume: 345, From Clark Lake to the Long Wavelength Array: Bill Erickson's Radio Science
Page: 142
Authors: Bastian, T.S.; Gary, D.E.
Abstract: Radio astronomy and solar radio astronomy developed rapidly together in the years following the Second World War. Much of this development occurred at low frequencies. In more recent decades, the emphasis has been on centimeter and millimeter wavelengths. However, motivated by both computational advances and new science drivers, there is a strong desire on the part of both the solar and astronomical communities to build modern low frequency radio telescopes. Here, some of the early work in solar radio astronomy is briefly reviewed and recent developments in solar and heliospheric physics are noted. Two next-generation radio telescopes, the Frequency Agile Solar Radiotelescope and the Long Wavelength Array, are described. Possible synergies between the two projects are discussed.
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