WSClean is a command-line imager that is tailered for wide-field imaging. It supports several deconvolution methods, including multi-scale and multi-frequency deconvolution and an “RM-synthesis”-deconvolution mode. It also supports correcting images for the LOFAR beam.
To use WSClean on one of the CEP clusters, first include the WSClean environment:
module load Wsclean
A list of command line options can be acquired by running wsclean without parameters:
$ wsclean WSClean version 2.4 (2017-05-28) This software package is released under the GPL version 3. ...
An extensive manual for WSClean is available on-line, at wsclean homepage. It includes a chapter about LOFAR beam correction. WSClean has also been described in the following article: http://arxiv.org/abs/1407.1943.
|||The author of this chapter is Andre Offringa.|