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Title: CCAT-Prime: Characterization of the First 280 GHz MKID Array for Prime-Cam
Award ID(s):
2117631 2001866
NSF-PAR ID:
10352804
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Journal Name:
Journal of Low Temperature Physics
ISSN:
0022-2291
Format(s):
Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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