Components

Correlators


Functions of Correlators in the IVS Terms of Reference

Country IVS Component Name (link to recent Annual Report) Primary Contact Sponsoring Organization Programs Supported B S P H %
China Shanghai Correlator Fengchun Shu Shanghai Astronomical Observatory CVN domestic network 6 4 4 40 50%
Germany Astro/Geo Correlator at MPIfR Arno Mueskens IGG Bonn, MPIfR, BKG IVS-R, IVS-T, OHIG, Europe, TIGO 36 9 9 53 50%
Japan Tsukuba VLBI Center Shinobu Kurihara Geospatial Information Authority of Japan GSI domestic network 3 3 3 40 100%
Japan National Institute of Information and Communications Technology Yasuhiro Koyama National Institute of Information and Communications Technology K4, K5 sessions 6 4 4 168 100%
Russia Institute of Applied Astronomy Igor Surkis Institute of Applied Astronomy Quasar project 3 3 3 8 50%
USA Washington Correlator David Hall NEOS IVS-R, CRF, TRF 10 6 6 112 100%
USA MIT Haystack Correlator Alan Whitney NASA Goddard Space Flight Center IVS-R, TRF, R&D 8 7 7 22 12%

Key: B=#baselines, S=#stations, P=#playback units, H=#hours/week, %=%use for geodesy