SKAのデザイン

SKA Global Consortia

University of Milan-Bicocca

Part of the following consortia:

Dish
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Adaptive Array Systems Limited (AASL)

Part of the following consortia:

Signal and Data Transport
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Meraka Institute, CSIR

Part of the following consortia:

Signal and Data Transport
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University of Western Australia

Part of the following consortia:

Signal and Data Transport
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National Geographic Institute of Spain

Part of the following consortia:

Dish
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STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
Science Data Processor
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Società Aerospaziale Mediterranea (SAM)

Part of the following consortia:

Dish
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SKA South Africa (Johannesburg Office)

Part of the following consortia:

Infrastructure South Africa
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GTD

Part of the following consortia:

Telescope Manager
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DANTE

Part of the following consortia:

Signal and Data Transport
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National Physical Laboratory (NPL)

Part of the following consortia:

Signal and Data Transport
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South African National Research Network (SANReN)

Part of the following consortia:

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Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU)

Part of the following consortia:

Signal and Data Transport
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Tsinghua University/ Peking University

Part of the following consortia:

Signal and Data Transport
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Australia Academic and Research Network (AARNet)

Part of the following consortia:

Signal and Data Transport
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Part of the following consortia:

Low-Frequency Aperture Array
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Callaghan Innovation

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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Open Parallel Ltd

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
Science Data Processor
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University of Auckland

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
Science Data Processor

Massey University

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
Science Data Processor
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AUT University

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
Science Data Processor
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IBM Zurich

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
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Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
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Reutech Radar Systems (Division of Reutech Limited)

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
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Canadian Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA)

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
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NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
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NVIDIA Corporation

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
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Adaptative Array Systems Limited

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
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University of Malta

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
Low-Frequency Aperture Array
Mid-Frequency Aperture Array
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Omnisys Instruments

Part of the following consortia:

Dish
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Canadian Astronomy Data Center

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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Swinburne University of Technology

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
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Radio Quiet Zone Solutions (RQZ)

Part of the following consortia:

Infrastructure Australia
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German Long Wavelength Consortium (GLOW)

Part of the following consortia:

Low-Frequency Aperture Array
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Netherlands eScience Center (NLeSC)

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
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Selex Electronic Systems

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
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MDA Systems

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
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University of Southampton

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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University College London

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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Oxford University

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
Low-Frequency Aperture Array
Mid-Frequency Aperture Array
Science Data Processor
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University of Cambridge

Part of the following consortia:

Low-Frequency Aperture Array
Mid-Frequency Aperture Array
Science Data Processor
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University of Manchester

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
Low-Frequency Aperture Array
Mid-Frequency Aperture Array
Science Data Processor
Signal and Data Transport
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STFC Daresbury Laboratory

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) ATC

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
Telescope Manager
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Ozyegin University

Part of the following consortia:

Wideband Single Pixel Feeds
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Chalmers University / Onsala Space Observatory

Part of the following consortia:

Dish
Wideband Single Pixel Feeds
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Ingeniería de Sistemas para la Defensa de España (ISDEFE)

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
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Public University of Navarre (UPNA)

Part of the following consortia:

Dish
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University of Cantabria, Santander (Spain)

Part of the following consortia:

Dish
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Fundación Centro de Supercomputación (FCSCL)

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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Barcelona Supercomputing Center

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía (IAA)

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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University of Granada

Part of the following consortia:

Signal and Data Transport
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Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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SKA South Africa (Cape Town Office)

Part of the following consortia:

Assembly, Integration & Verification
Central Signal Processor
Dish
Mid-Frequency Aperture Array
Science Data Processor
Signal and Data Transport
Telescope Manager
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University of Évora

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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GeoSpace Sciences Research Centre (CICGE-FCUP)

Part of the following consortia:

Telescope Manager

Instituto de Telecomunicações

Part of the following consortia:

Mid-Frequency Aperture Array
Science Data Processor
Signal and Data Transport
Telescope Manager
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GreenButton

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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Compucon New Zealand

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
Science Data Processor
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Institute for Radio Astronomy and Space Research

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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University of Otogo

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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Victoria University of Wellington

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe (JIVE)

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
Low-Frequency Aperture Array
Mid-Frequency Aperture Array
Signal and Data Transport
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Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON)

Part of the following consortia:

Assembly, Integration & Verification
Central Signal Processor
Low-Frequency Aperture Array
Mid-Frequency Aperture Array
Science Data Processor
Signal and Data Transport
Wideband Single Pixel Feeds
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European Industrial Engineering (EIE)

Part of the following consortia:

Dish
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National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF)

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
Dish
Low-Frequency Aperture Array
Telescope Manager
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Tata Consulting Services

Part of the following consortia:

Signal and Data Transport
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Tata Research, Development and Design Centre (TRDDC)

Part of the following consortia:

Telescope Manager
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National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA)

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
Signal and Data Transport
Telescope Manager
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Vertex Antennentechnik

Part of the following consortia:

Dish

EM Software and Systems (EMSS)

Part of the following consortia:

Dish
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Regensburg University

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics (IAF)

Part of the following consortia:

Dish
Wideband Single Pixel Feeds
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Max Plank Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfRA)

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
Dish
Wideband Single Pixel Feeds
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University of Bordeaux

Part of the following consortia:

Mid-Frequency Aperture Array
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Paris/Nançay Observatory

Part of the following consortia:

Mid-Frequency Aperture Array
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Joint Laboratory for Radio Astronomy Technology (JLRAT)

Part of the following consortia:

Dish
Wideband Single Pixel Feeds

Key Lab of Aperture Array and Space Application (KLAASA)

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
Low-Frequency Aperture Array
Mid-Frequency Aperture Array

University of Chile

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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McGill University

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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University of British Columbia

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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University of Alberta

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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University of Alberta

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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RackForce

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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Calgary Scientific Inc.

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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IBM Canada Limited

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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University of Calgary

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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National Research Council of Canada (NRC)

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
Dish
Telescope Manager
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Horizon Power

Part of the following consortia:

Infrastructure Australia
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Rider Levett Bucknall

Part of the following consortia:

Infrastructure Australia
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Aurecon

Part of the following consortia:

Infrastructure Australia
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RPC Technologies

Part of the following consortia:

Dish
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University of Melbourne

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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iVEC

Part of the following consortia:

Science Data Processor
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International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR)

Part of the following consortia:

Central Signal Processor
Low-Frequency Aperture Array
Science Data Processor
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Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Part of the following consortia:

Assembly, Integration & Verification
Central Signal Processor
Dish
Infrastructure Australia
Science Data Processor
Signal and Data Transport
Telescope Manager
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SKAのデザインは、全参加機関がSKAを真に優れた装置にするために行った設計研究に基づいており、何年にもわたって進展を続けています。SKA機構は2013年初めに基礎設計に関する文書(Baseline Design document)を、その後2013年3月に提案募集要項(Request for Proposals)を発行することにより、研究機関や産業界からの、SKA望遠鏡の最終的な詳細設計に向けた作業への参加を呼びかけました。詳しくはデザインプロセスのページをご覧下さい。

その時に決められた様に、このデザインの活動目的はSKA望遠鏡の第1期(SKA1)の建設に着手出来るレベルまでSKA計画の構成要素に関して計画を徹底的に練り上げることです。そのために、世界中の専門家は2013年11月に10のコンソーシアムを形成しました。SKAを実現するために必要とされる全ての要素を担当できるようにしています。コンソーシアムには五大陸から100を数える組織の500名を超える専門家と、世界中の各種産業・技術・科学組織が関わっています。コンソーシアムが取り組んでいる技術要素の詳細はワークパッケージのページからご覧になれます。

何ヶ月にも及ぶ全世界での技術的作業により、SKAの第1期(SKA1)のデザインはすでに大まかに定まっています 。それはSKA理事会によって決められた6.5億ユーロの予算上限以内に収まっています。この設計段階と仮設計審査が成功裏に終了したことを受けて、世界の技術チームは今、建設前の最終設計段階に向けて邁進しています。

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ベースラインデザイン、レベル0(サイエンス)要求、レベル1(システム)要求、技術要素とコンソーシアムの近く提出されるマイルストーン、などを含めた鍵となる文書はここから見ることが出来ます。

Telescope Manager (TM) Central Signal Processor (CSP) Signal and Data Transport (SaDT) Science Data Processor (SDP) Dish (DSH)
Mid-Frequency Aperture Array (MFAA) Low-Frequency Aperture Array (LFAA) Assembly, Integration and Verification (AIV) Infrastructure Australia (INFRA AU) Infrastructure Africa (INFRA SA)
Wideband Single Pixel Feeds (WBSPF)
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