ABOUT LAMBDA

Overview of CMBFAST

CMBFAST is a code, written by U. Seljak and M. Zaldarriaga, for calculating the linear cosmic microwave background (CMB) anisotropy spectra based on integration over the sources along the photon past light cone. In this approach the temperature anisotropy is written as a time integral over the product of a geometrical term and a source term.

This software is no longer available for download; you should investigate CAMB in its place.

A collection of journal references describing CMBFAST:

  • Seljak, U., & Zaldarriaga, M., 1996 ApJ, 469, 437
  • Zaldarriaga, M., Seljak, U., Bertschinger, E., 1998 ApJ, 494, 491
  • Zaldarriaga, M., & Seljak, U., 2000 ApJS, 129, pp 431-434

A service of the HEASARC and of the Astrophysics Science Division at NASA/GSFC
Goddard Space Flight Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
HEASARC Director: Dr. Alan P. Smale
LAMBDA Director: Dr. Thomas M. Essinger-Hileman
NASA Official: Dr. Thomas M. Essinger-Hileman
Web Curator: Mr. Michael R. Greason