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BINGO: calibration and use of the radio telescope

Grant number: 15/23625-1
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: March 01, 2017 - August 31, 2017
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Astronomy - Astronomical Instrumentation
Principal Investigator:Elcio Abdalla
Grantee:Elcio Abdalla
Visiting researcher: Sonia Antón Castillo
Visiting researcher institution: Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), Portugal
Home Institution: Instituto de Física (IF). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


We intend to perform the calibration of the apparatus in order to arrive in the commissioning. Subsequently we will discuss the possibility of finding the fast ray bursts with the BINGO proposal. There will be three sets of lectures for training students of the project and we produce technical material for the astronomers and engineers. (AU)