Digital Signal Processing in Radio Astronomy

An NSF Research Experience for Teachers Program

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DSP Lectures

Lectures Demonstrations Laboratory Exercises
Introduction to Signals 1. Sampling
2. Mixing
3. Mixing (Frequency)
4. Histograms
1. Installing GNU Radio
2. Getting Started with GNU Radio
3. Making your first GNU Radio program
4. Best GNURadio Practices
5. Beautify your GNURadio GUI
1. Periodic and Non-Periodic Signals Fourier Series
2. Fourier Series
3. Frequency Content of Non-Periodic Signals
4. Fourier Analysis - External Youtube Video
1. Fourier Analysis in GNU Radio
2. Fourier Analysis - another Demo
3. A Fourier Transforms Explainer - external website
4. Real Signals
The FFT Block
Filters Filters GNURadio Demo  
  1. Install Out Of Tree Modules
  2. Radio Spectrometer

Astronomy Lectures

  1. Astronomy Lecture 1
  2. Astronomy Lecture 2
  3. Astronomy Lecture 3
  4. Astronomy Lecture 4 - Planetarium Lecture
  5. Astronomy Lecture 5
  6. Astronomy Lecture 6
  7. Astronomy Lecture 7

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Astronomy

Introduction to Astronomy
Motion of the Sky
Homework
Time, Planning Observations and Coordinate Systems
Dark Matter
Galactic Rotation
Observation


Digital Signal Processing

Signal Processing for Radio Astronomy Applications
Periodic and Non-Periodic Signals
Periodic Content of Non-Periodic Signals
Fourier Series Project Overview
Filter
Sampling
Lecture 6
Imaging and Deconvolution


Lecture Notes – DSPIRA 2017 – Astronomy

Instructors

DSP:

Dr. Natalia Schmid ( DSPIRA 2017, 2018 ) Web

Astronomy:

Dr. Loren Anderson ( DSPIRA 2017, 2018 ) Department Webpage Personal Webpage

Dr. D. J. Pisano ( DSPIRA 2017 ) Department Webpage

Lab: Dr. Kevin Bandura ( DSPIRA 2017, 2018 ) Department Webpage Personal Webpage

Pranav Sanghavi mail: pranav [dot] sanghavi [at] mail.wvu.edu