This is the listing of the Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) science working group. VLBI will be performed using SKA1-LOW and SKA1-MID.

VLBI Working Group Introduction

A technical description of SKA-VLBI (including the interfaces between the SKA1 telescopes and the VLBI terminal), a description of science performance and a compilation of VLBI Science Use Cases for SKA can be found here

In October 2019 an SKA-VLBI workshop was held at SKA HQ, at Jodrell Bank. Presentations from the workshop, relevant deliverables from the JUMPING JIVE project etc. can be obtained on the associated web pages.

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Working Group Membership

Members of the the VLBI Science Working group can be found here.

We actively encourage interested researchers to participate in the working group.

Please contact the co-chairs if you are interested in joining the group, with a brief description of your area of research.

The current co-chairs are:

Guidelines on who can join the group can be found here.

The SKAO Project Scientist liaison is Philippa Hartley (contact details here).

VLBI Working Group Documentation

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The VLBI chapters from "Advancing Astrophysics with the SKA" (2015) can be found here

Previous Chairs

  • Cormac Reynolds (2015-2023)
  • Zsolt Paragi (2015-2017)
Last modified on 05 February 2024