A phased-array feed (PAF) system, very similar
to the design for ASKAP was installed on the Parkes 64-m telescope for six
months during 2016. Deng et al.
2017 (PASA, in press) report on observations of pulsars made with
the PAF. The figure shows how 3 pulsars were observed simultaneously and the
timing residuals from the observations thus demonstrating the capabilities
of PAFs for pulsar science. The PAF itself is now in Germany where it has
been installed on the Effelsberg telescope (see