University of Waterloo Herschel-HIFI Group

HIFI in a nutshell

A desciption of the HIFI Local Oscillator Unit.

The main HIFI instrument page. This is the web page of the builders of HIFI - with technical and management details. but some of these pages are password protected.

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This picture shows the Local Oscillator Source Unit of HIFI. (the Canadian contribution)

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This picture shows HIFI at the front with PACS (left) and SPIRE (right) on the Herschel optical bench before the cryo cover went on.

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This is the HIFI common assembly.

Reference to the to background image of Orion