9-13 July 2012
Africa/Johannesburg timezone
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Forward Application of Propagation Path Effects in Radio Interferometry Using Measurement Equations

12 Jul 2012, 12:00
20m
Oral Presentation Track D1 - Astrophysics Astrophysics

Speaker

Mr Iniyan Natarajan (University of Cape Town)

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Yes

Abstract content <br> &nbsp; (Max 300 words)

The Radio Interferometric Measurement Equation (RIME) is an elegant mathematical formalism that is uniquely suited for modelling both the direction-independent (DIEs) and the direction-dependent (DDEs) observational effects exhibited by existing radio interferometers (VLA, GMRT, WSRT) and upcoming instruments like SKA and its pathfinders. This paper provides a brief introduction to the RIME and proceeds to discuss how it is being implemented for predicting visibilities from the sky model in MeqTrees, a software package for radio interferometric simulation and calibration.

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Yes

Level for award<br>&nbsp;(Hons, MSc, <br> &nbsp; PhD)?

MSc

Main supervisor (name and email)<br>and his / her institution

Dr. Kurt van der Heyden, Department of Astronomy, University of Cape Town.
e-mail: heyden@ast.uct.ac.za

Primary author

Mr Iniyan Natarajan (University of Cape Town)

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