20 October 2004 A data exchange standard for optical (visible/IR) interferometry
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This paper describes a standard for exchanging calibrated data from optical (visible/infrared) stellar interferometers. The standard is based on the Flexible Image Transport System (FITS). The formal definition of the standard is contained in a separate document, the Format Specification. The latest version of the Format Specification is available from the website http://www.mrao.cam.ac.uk/~jsy1001/exchange/. This document gives an overview of the format, and explains some of the decisions taken in designing it.
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Thomas A. Pauls, John S. Young, William D. Cotton, John D. Monnier, "A data exchange standard for optical (visible/IR) interferometry", Proc. SPIE 5491, New Frontiers in Stellar Interferometry, (20 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.551689; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.551689
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