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Paper: The Hamaker-Bregman-Sault Measurement Equation
Volume: 180, Synthesis Imaging in Radio Astronomy II
Page: 657
Authors: Sault, R. J.; Cornwell, T. J.
Abstract: This lecture describes the use of the formalism of Jones and Mueller matrices in describing the polarimetric response of a radio interferometer. This formalism in radio interferometry has become known as the ``Hamaker-Bregman-Sault measurement equation''. Apart from providing a compact description, this formalism allows general results about the limits of polarimetric calibration and self-calibration to be determined relatively easily. It also provides an algorithmically general approach to the calibration of an interferometer, and has been used in the implementation of calibration in AIPS++.
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