Press Conference for the Band 10 Receiver

On June 12, NAOJ held a press conference in Mitaka to announce that the Band 10 Receiver covering the frequency band from 787 GHz to 950 GHz was successfully developed. The development of the Band 10 receiver was thought to be the most difficult among ten receiver bands to be installed in ALMA. In the conference, there were presentations on the remarkable performance achieved by the receiver and its manufacturing process.

The picture shows Band 10 Receiver Team Leader Yoshinori Uzawa explaining the developed receiver in front of the press.