J.M.Winters and R.Neri
June 24, 2011
This document introduces the IRAM Plateau de Bure Interferometer to potential users. It contains general information about the capabilities and performance of the interferometer and on related documentation.
Note: this is the on-line version of the "Introduction to the IRAM Plateau de Bure Interferometer" A PDF version is also available.
Related information is available in:
Revision 4.2: Band 4
Revision 4.1: WideX
Revision 4.0: NGR system and extended array configurations
Revision 3.7: New configurations
Revision 3.6: Antenna 6; New correlator; Linux computer
Revision 3.5: Antenna 5
Revision 3.4: New configurations
Revision 3.3: Baseline extension and correlator upgrade
Revision 3.2: Dual-frequency receivers
Revision 3.1: 4 antenna configurations
Revision 3.0: Continuum and Berkeley correlators replaced by 6 flexible spectral units.