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[ascl:2302.021] AMICAL: Aperture Masking Interferometry Calibration and Analysis Library

AMICAL (Aperture Masking Interferometry Calibration and Analysis Library) processes Aperture Masking Interferometry (AMI) data from major existing facilities, such as NIRISS on the JWST, SPHERE and VISIR from the European Very Large Telescope (VLT) and VAMPIRES from SUBARU telescope. The library cleans the reduced datacube from the standard instrument pipelines, extracts the interferometrical quantities (visibilities and closure phases) using a Fourier sampling approach, and calibrates those quantities to remove the instrumental biases. In addition, two external packages (CANDID and Pymask) are included to analyze the final outputs obtained from a binary-like sources (star-star or star-planet); these stand-alone packages are interfaced with AMICAL to quickly estimate scientific results (e.g., separation, position angle, contrast ratio, and contrast limits) using different approaches.

Code site:
https://github.com/SAIL-Labs/AMICAL
Used in:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2022ApJ...931....3B https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2023PASP..135a5003S
Described in:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2020SPIE11446E..11S
Bibcode:
2023ascl.soft02021S

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