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WSClean

WSClean is a fast widefield interferometric imager

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WSClean (w-stacking clean) is a fast generic widefield imager. It uses the w-stacking algorithm and can make use of the w-snapshot algorithm. As of Feb 2014, it is 2-12 times faster than CASA's w-projection, depending on the array configuration. It supports full-sky imaging and proper beam correction for homogeneous dipole arrays such as the MWA.

WSClean allows Hogbom and Cotton-Schwab cleaning and has wideband, multiscale, compressed sensing and joined-polarization deconvolution modes. All operations are performed on the CPU.

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Features

  • Fast generic widefield interferometric imager
  • Hogbom and Cotton-Schwab cleaning
  • Multi-scale cleaning and frequency-dependent deconvolution
  • Supports large, full-sky images
  • Polarized beam correction possible with MWA data
  • Compressed-sensing deconvolution methods
  • Adjustable anti-aliasing kernel size

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Languages

English

Intended Audience

Science/Research

User Interface

Command-line

Programming Language

C++

Registered

2014-02-28
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