EVLA Polarization Modes


Description: The polarization commissioning area consists of 3 components (1) instrumental polarization calibration, (2) polarization calibration source observations and database, and (3) polarization data processing software.


  • Leader: Myers
  • Primary Participants: Bhatnagar, Greisen, Moellenbrock, Myers, Perley, Sault
  • Secondary Participants: Brisken, Chandler, Cotton, Momjian, Owen, Rau, Sjouwerman
  • Additional Participants: Benson, Brogan, Carilli, Dhawan, Fomalont, Harland, Kogan, Ott, Rupen
  • RSRO Participants: Green, Heesen, Taylor
  • ECSO Participants: (Owen), (Myers)

Polarization Documentation

Coarse Commissioning Plan & Status

Note: All polarization tickets in JIRA may be found by doing a quick search on 'Polarization'; you can also go under 'Issues'->'Search for issues', select on Project: EVLA Commissioning and Science Verification and Components: Polarization.

Target Responsible Quarter Status
28 - Polarization calibration documents (Parent) Myers 2010-Q1 warning
- 24 Polarization calibration plan discussion Myers 2010-Q1 choice-yes
- 29 Polarization calibration commissioning plan Myers 2010-Q1 choice-yes
- 79 Polarization calibration observer recommendations documentation Myers 2010-Q4 warning
- 80 Polarization service observations proposal Myers 2010-Q4 choice-no
81 - Polarization on-axis leakage calibration (Parent) Myers 2010-Q4 warning
- 10 Polarization stability Myers 2010-Q4 warning
- 72 Polarization stability test Marvil 2010-Q3 choice-yes
- 69 Polarization calibration C band checkout Marvil 2010-Q3 choice-yes
- 41 Polarization calibration at L, S and C bands Momjian 2010-Q4 warning
- 25 Polarization calibration L/C/K/Ka/Q Myers 2010-Q4 warning
82 - Polarization R-L phase calibration (Parent) Myers 2010-Q4 warning
83 - Polarization primary beam/off-axis calibration (Parent) Myers 2010-Q4 warning
- 84 Polarization off-axis calibration (half-power point) Heesen 2010-Q3 warning
85 - Polarization: circular polarization (Parent) Myers 2010-Q4 choice-no
86 - Polarization calibration sources and monitoring Myers 2010-Q4 choice-no
67 - Polarization algorithm development Perley 2011-Q2 warning
87 - Polarization: Antenna cross-polarization measurement Perley 2010-Q3 warning

-- JosephMcMullin - 17 Aug 2010
Topic revision: r6 - 2010-12-02, JosephMcMullin
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