|AHELP for CIAO 4.3 Sherpa v1||
Variable abundance version of c6pmekl. XSpec model.
A multi-temperature, variable-abundance mekal model using the exponential of a sixth-order Chebyshev polynomial for the differential emission measure (e.g. Lemen et al. ApJ 341, 474, 1989). The abundances are relative to the Solar abundances set by the set_xsabund command. The switch parameter determines whether the mekal code will be run to calculate the model spectrum for each temperature, or whether the model spectrum will be interpolated from a pre-calculated table; the former is slower but more accurate. The reference for this model is Singh et al. (1996, ApJ, 456, 766).
This is an additive model component.
|1||cpcoef1||Chebyshev polynomial coefficient 1|
|2||cpcoef2||Chebyshev polynomial coefficient 2|
|3||cpcoef3||Chebyshev polynomial coefficient 3|
|4||cpcoef4||Chebyshev polynomial coefficient 4|
|5||cpcoef5||Chebyshev polynomial coefficient 5|
|6||cpcoef6||Chebyshev polynomial coefficient 6|
|7||nh||H density (cm^-3)|
|8-21||(element)||Abundances for He, C, N, O, Ne, Na, Mg, Al, Si, S, Ar, Ca, Fe, Ni with respect to Solar|
|23||switch||0 = calculate, 1 = interpolate|
|24||norm||10^-14/(4 pi (D_A*(1+z))^2) Int n_e n_H dV, where D_A is the angular size distance to the source (cm), n_e is the electron density (cm^-3), and n_H is the hydrogen density (cm^-3)|
This information is taken from the XSpec User's Guide. Version 12.6.0l of the XSpec models is supplied with CIAO 4.3.
For a list of known bugs and issues with the XSPEC models, please visit the XSPEC bugs page.
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