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CASPER Workshop 2017

February 14, 2017

The 2017 CASPER collaboration workshop at the California Institute of Technology will take place from August 14 - 18 2017
The CASPER collaboration workshop at the California Institute of Technology will take place from August 14 - 18 2017 in the Beckman Institute main auditorium. More information will be posted on the CASPER wiki as it becomes available.
For more info, click here.

(Jonathon Kocz)

CASPER Workshop 2016

September 15, 2015

The CASPER collaboration workshop in Cape Town will take place from January 25 - 29 2016 at the Univeristy of Cape Town.
The CASPER collaboration workshop in Cape Town will take place from January 25-29, 2016 in the Menzies Building at the Univeristy of Cape Town. Please consider booking your accommodation as soon as possible to get the best possible deal.
For more info, click here.

(Francois Kapp)

CASPER Workshop 2014

June 18, 2014

The CASPER Workshop 2014 is over!
Thank you all who attended and made this a wonderful week. Please note that pdf/powerpoint versions of many of the presentations are available via the Agenda in our Conference wiki page.

(Dan Werthimer)

CASPER Workshop 2014

April 1, 2014

The Workship will be held at the University of California, Berkeley - in the Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall - from June 9th to June 13th
The CASPER collaboration workshop in Berkeley will take place from June 9th-13th 2014 at the Univeristy of California Berkeley. Please consider booking your accommodation as soon as possible to get the best possible deal. Where: University of California, Berkeley - in the Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall Meeting dates: June 9th (9am) through June 13th, 2014 (1pm) Cost: $125 for students, $250 for everyone else There will be talks in the morning, and the afternoon will contain labs, tutorials, working groups and free discussion. Labs with CASPER hardware and software will be in the Radio Astronomy Lab, Evans Hall. Working groups will likely include: correlators and beamformers, spectrometers, pulsar machines, MKID detectors, next gen tools and libraries, next gen hardware and architectures.
For more info, click here.

(Dan Werthimer)

CASPER Workshop 2013

March 5, 2013

The Workshop will be held at Jodrell Bank Observatory and the Discovery Centre, Cheshire in the United Kingdom September 2-6
Dear Colleagues, It is a pleasure to inform you that registration is now open for the CASPER collaboration workshop in Manchester which will take place from September 2nd-6th 2013 at Jodrell Bank Observatory. To register for the meeting please follow the links at http://www.jb.man.ac.uk/meetings/casper2013 Registration is open until the 7th July 2013, so please register early. We have also updated information on the website about accommodation, transport, the registration fee and funds for travel assistance. Please also consider booking your accommodation as soon as possible to get the best possible deal. We will be emailing soon with details of how to submit abstracts for presentations and posters. Registration Open: April 26th 2013 Deadline for Travel Assistance Requests: June 26th 2013 Registration Closes: July 7th 2013 Meeting dates: September 2nd - 6th 2013

(Ben Stappers on behalf of the LOC and SOC)

LEDA first light

September 25, 2012

LEDA has first light. Twelve dual polarization dipoles of the LWA1 station fed a hybrid FPGA-GPU correlator built around the GPU-accelerated Harvard X-engine and CASPER collaboration FPGA-based F-engine.

(Lincoln Greenhill)

Journal of Astronomical Instrumentation

January 26, 2012

New opportunities for publication in Astronomical instrumentation

(Lincoln Greenhill)

CASPER Workshop 2011

August 1, 2011

CASPER 2011 Workshop website is now up and ready for registration

(Yashwant Gupta)

CASPER Workshop 2011

May 25, 2011

First announcement of the CASPER 2011 Workshop

(Yashwant Gupta)

New Memo

November 23, 2010

Optimize CASPER Development by "Black Boxing" Designs
This memo describes how to use System Generator's Black Box to develop System Generator models more efficiently.

(David MacMahon)

Workshop program now available.

July 22, 2010

Casper Workshop 2010 Program

(Jonathan Weintroub)

Casper Workshop 2010 Announced!

March 16, 2010

Online registration is now open.

(Jonathan Weintroub and Billy Mallard)

New Paper

December 5, 2009

A Digital Broadband Beamforming Architecture for 2-PAD
We describe an hierarchical, frequency-domain beamforming architecture for synthesising a sky beam from the wideband antenna feeds of digital aperture arrays.

(Richard Armstrong et al.)

New Memo

October 12, 2009

On XAUI Synchronization
Synchronizing XAUI streams coming in from multiple boards is non-trivial. This memo describes the problem and proposes a few solutions.

(Richard Armstrong)

New Tutorial

July 29, 2009

ROACH 10GbE tutorial
This tutorial demonstrates the use of ROACH's 10GbE ports, KATCP and the Python wrappers.

(Jason Manley)

New Test Report

July 29, 2009

MKID ADC Test Report
A preliminary report on the ADC2x550-12.

(Rick Raffanti)

New Presentation

June 11, 2009

CASPER Case Study: Pulsar and Transient Instrumentation (JPL Workshop 2009)

(Peter McMahon)

Workshop Announcement

May 28, 2009

CASPER workshop 2009 signup sheet now online

(Jason Manley and Andrew Siemion)

New Memo

April 22, 2009

IBOB PROM burning procedure in iMPACT 10.1

(Henry Chen and Terry Filiba)

Workshop 2009 announced!

April 08, 2009

The 2009 CASPER workshop will take place from 28 Sept to 2 Oct in Cape Town, South Africa.

(Jason Manley)

New Presentation

March 20, 2009

The CASPER Instrument System - MCCT/SKADS - Oxford, UK 2009

(Richard Armstrong)

New Presentation

March 18, 2009

Using the CASPER Tool Flow - MCCT/SKADS - Oxford, UK 2009

(Andrew Siemion)

New Presentation

December 15, 2008

Searching for Dispersed Radio Pulses - LANL/Berkeley Meeting

(Dan Werthimer)

New Presentation

December 15, 2008

The Fly's Eye - LANL/Berkeley Meeting

(Griffin Foster, Peter McMahon, Andrew Siemion)

New Thesis

December 15, 2008

The Fly's Eye: Instrumentation for Detection of Radio Ephemeron

(Andrew Siemion)

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