Last modified: December 2021

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AHELP for CIAO 4.14 Sherpa

xspcfabs

Context: models

Synopsis

The XSPEC pcfabs model: partial covering fraction absorption.

Syntax

xspcfabs

The xspcfabs model is a multiplicative model component.

Description

The model is described at [1] .


Example

>>> create_model_component("xspcfabs", "mdl")
>>> print(mdl)

Create a component of the xspcfabs model and display its default parameters. The output is:

mdl
   Param        Type          Value          Min          Max      Units
   -----        ----          -----          ---          ---      -----
   mdl.nH       thawed            1            0        1e+06 10^22 atoms / cm^2
   mdl.CvrFract thawed          0.5            0            1           

ATTRIBUTES

The attributes for this object are:

Attribute Definition
nH The equivalent hydrogen column (in units of 10^22 atoms/cm^2).
CvrFract The covering fraction.

References

XSPEC version

CIAO 4.14 comes with support for version 12.12.0 of the XSPEC models. This can be checked with the following:

% python -c 'from sherpa.astro import xspec;
print(xspec.get_xsversion())'
12.12.0

Bugs

See the bugs pages on the Sherpa website for an up-to-date listing of known bugs.

See Also

models
xspwab, xszpcfabs