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EU ARC network tools

Tools developed by the nodes of the European ARC network.

Tool Node Description

ARTIST

Allegro

Adaptable Radiative Transfer Innovations for Submillimeter Telescopes - a set of two CASA tools

ALMA FITS Keywords filler

Italian

Generate and ingest in the headers new FITS keywords useful for a generic ALMA archive miner

MAPPING (for GILDAS)

IRAM

ALMA imaging simulator for GILDAS, with CASA->GILDAS filler

ASTRO (for GILDAS)

IRAM

Software for GILDAS, including UV_TRACKS (used with ALMA configurations), FREQUENCY, BASEBAND, SPWINDOW, PLOT to create/test correlator setups

SD2vis

Nordic

CASA task to compute synthetic visibilities from a single-dish image or image cube

STACKER

Nordic

Library for stacking sources in interferometric data (averaging emission from different sources)

UVMULTIFIT

Nordic

Versatile library for fitting models directly to visibility data in CASA

FAKEOBS

Nordic

CASA task to generate model visibilities from already-existing measurement sets

CLOSURES

Nordic

CASA task for (early) checks of data quality, even before beginning with any calibration

APSYNSIM

Nordic

Aperture Synthesis Simulator for Radio Astronomy, based on python/matplotlib

CASAIRING

Nordic

Simple CASA task to compute radial profiles of images and image cubes

POLCONVERT

Nordic

CASA task for conversion of ALMA-VLBI visibilities from linear-circular into circular-circular polarization basis

CHECKRES

Nordic

Interactive CASA task for a quick check of image residuals in Fourier space

POLSIMULATE

Nordic

Basic CASA simulator of ALMA full polarization observations