Implementation by A. Gambrel, A. Rahlin, C. Contaldi.
XFaster is a fast power spectrum and likelihood estimator for CMB datasets. It has most recently been used for the SPIDER B-mode polarization results, but is intended to be generically useful for modern CMB observatories.
An accompanying paper describing the algorithm can be found here: https://arxiv.org/abs/2104.01172
Documentation can be found here: https://spidercmb.github.io/xfaster/
- python package
- documentation on usage, file structure, etc.
- an example configuration for running xfaster
To get started, install xfaster:
pip install xfaster