A 189 MHz, 2400 deg(2) POLARIZATION SURVEY WITH THE MURCHISON WIDEFIELD ARRAY 32-ELEMENT PROTOTYPE
G Bernardi, LJ Greenhill, DA Mitchell, SM Ord, BJ Hazelton, BM Gaensler, A de Oliveira-Costa, MF Morales, N Udaya Shankar, R Subrahmanyan, RB Wayth, E Lenc, CL Williams, W Arcus, BS Arora, DG Barnes, JD Bowman, FH Briggs, JD Bunton, RJ Cappallo Show all
Astrophysical Journal | IOP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2013
Awarded by Australian Research Council
Awarded by National Science Foundation
Awarded by U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research
We thank an anonymous referee for helpful suggestions which improved the manuscript. This scientific work uses data obtained from the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory. G. B. thanks Matt McQuinn, Roberto Pizzo and Mario Santos for useful discussions about several topics of the present work. We acknowledge the Wajarri Yamatji people as the traditional owners of the Observatory site. Support for this work comes from the Australian Research Council (grant numbers LE0775621 and LE0882938), the National Science Foundation (grant numbers AST-0457585, AST-0821321, AST-0908884, AST-1008353 and PHY-0835713), the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research (grant number FA9550-0510247), the Australian National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy, the Australia India Strategic Research Fund, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the MIT School of Science, MIT Marble Astrophysics Fund, the Raman Research Institute, the Australian National University, the iVEC Petabyte Data Store, the NVIDIA sponsored CUDA Center for Excellence at Harvard University, and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, a Joint Venture of Curtin University of Technology and The University of Western Australia, funded by the Western Australian State government. The Centre for Allsky Astrophysics is an Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence, funded by grant CE110001020. The MRO is managed by the CSIRO, who also provide operational support to the MWA.