ASTR610, Fall 2016

Approximate lecture schedule

12 Sep 2016: Calorimetry

21 Sep 2016: Statistics overview

26 Sep 2016: Chi-squared

28 Sep 2016: Bayes introduction

03 Oct 2016: MCMC introduction and animations (first, second)

05 Oct 2016: Telescope optics

12 Oct 2016: Fourier series and orthogonality

17 Oct 2016: Two-exponential convolution and autocorrelation animations

24 Oct 2016: Sampling animation. Sample points are black dots. Original cosine in blue. Aliased cosine in thin black line.

26 Oct 2016: FFT examples: cosine, filtering, baseline ripples

31 Oct 2016: Diffraction examples

2 Nov 2016: Introduction to adaptive and active optics

7 Nov 2016: Michelson's and Ryle's interferometers

9 Nov 2016: Fringes

14 Nov 2016: Covering the uv plane and the resulting beam patterns

16 Nov 2016: CLEAN and a little look at MEM

21 Nov 2016: Colors, etc.

28 Nov 2016: Grating spectrometers

30 Nov 2016: Fabry-Perot etalons

7 Dec 2016: Correlation spectrometers

12 Dec 2016: Gravitational wave detection

PS1 files are here
(or if you are on one of the departmental computers:
/n/a4/harris/public_html/ASTR610_F16/PSdat/PS1/)

PS6 files are here (or if you are on one of the departmental computers: /n/a4/harris/public_html/ASTR610_F16/PSdat/PS6/)

PS6 files are here (or if you are on one of the departmental computers: /n/a4/harris/public_html/ASTR610_F16/PSdat/PS6/)

03 Oct 2016: Radio spectroscopy

Example code for linear fit

Questions or comments? Please contact Andrew Harris.