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Tools

Atomic absorption AA spectrometers
  • Atomic absorption AA spectroscopes
Binoculars
  • High powered binoculars
Calorimeters
  • Differential scanning calorimeters
Cryostats
Desktop computers
Digital cameras
  • Wide-field mosaic charge-coupled device CCD cameras
Digital readout recorders
  • Baseband recorders
Infrared spectrometers
  • Fourier transform infrared FTIR spectrometers
Interferometers
  • Optical interferometers
Ionization chambers
  • Electron beam ion traps EBIT
Laboratory evaporators
  • Thermal evaporators
Laboratory mills
  • Ball mills
Notebook computers
  • Laptop computers
Personal computers
Photometers
  • Tilting filter photometers
Polarizers
  • Solar telescope filters
Radarbased surveillance systems
  • Doppler Rayleigh laser imaging ranging and detecting LIDAR systems
  • Laser imaging detection and ranging LIDAR systems
  • Resonance fluorescence laser imaging detection and ranging LIDAR systems
Radio antennas
Radio frequency transmitters or receivers
  • Planetary radar transmitters
Scientific calculator
  • Scientific calculators
Spectrographs
  • High resolution spectrographs
  • Low resolution imaging spectrographs
  • Multi-object spectrographs MOS
Spectrometers
  • Ebert-Fastie spectrometers
  • Echelle spectrometers
  • Near-infrared imagers and spectrometers NIRI
  • Near-infrared integral field spectrometers
  • Pulsar processors
  • Spectroscopes
  • Wideband pulsar processors
Telescopes
  • Automated telescopes
  • Charge-coupled device CCD imagers
  • Dobsonian telescopes
  • European VLBI Network EVN telescopes
  • Optical telescopes
  • Radio telescopes
  • Reflector telescopes
  • Refracting telescopes
  • Scanning telescopes
  • Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes
  • Single-dish radio telescopes
  • Solar telescopes
  • Very large array VLA telescopes
  • Very long baseline array VLBA telescopes
X ray diffraction equipment
  • X ray diffractometers

Technology

Analytical or scientific software
  • Adaptive optics AO simulation software
  • Analyz
  • Astronomical Image Processing for Windows AIP4WIN
  • Astronomical Image Processing System AIPS *
  • Astronomical information processing system AIPS++
  • Data reduction software
  • Diffraction Limited MaxIm DL
  • European Southern Observatory Munich Image Data Analysis System ESO-MIDAS *
  • MSB Software Astroart
  • Multipurpose Interactive Image Processing System MIIPS *
  • Software Bisque CCDSoft
  • Starcal *
  • Visual Numerics PV-WAVE
Data base user interface and query software
  • Spectroscopy databases
Development environment software
  • Abstraction plus reference plus synthesis A++
  • Formula translation/translator FORTRAN
  • Interface definition language IDL
  • National Instruments LabVIEW
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Avis Fits Viewer *
  • IRIS *
Internet browser software
  • Web browser software
Object or component oriented development software
  • C++
  • Python
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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