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MUSCAT is the Mexico-UK Sub-millimetre Camera for Astronomy.
It is a millimetre-wave camera consisting of 1,500 background-limited lumped-element kinetic inductance detectors (LEKIDs) and will be used on the 50-m Large Millimeter Telescope in Mexico. It is designed for high-resolution follow-up surveys of both galactic and extra-galactic sub-millimetre sources identified by the Herschel space Observatory.
It is also a technology demonstrator, providing the first on-sky demonstrations of novel design concepts including horn-coupled LEKID arrays and continuously-operating closed cycle dilution refrigeration.