cleanedtelescopeBLAST-TNG Instrumentation

BLAST-TNG  consists of a 2.5m Cassegrain telescope with three microwave kinetic inductance detector (MKID) arrays operating over 30% bandwidths centered on 250, 350, and 500 μm, which have 1836, 938, 544 detectors with diffraction limited resolution of 25”, 35”, and 50”, respectively.

A description of each of the major systems can be found in the links below. More detailed information can be found in the papers listed under the publications tab above.

Major Systems

Cryogenic Receiver

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