ASCL.net

Astrophysics Source Code Library

Making codes discoverable since 1999

ASCL Code Record

[ascl:1705.008] MBProj2: Multi-Band x-ray surface brightness PROJector 2

MBProj2 obtains thermodynamic profiles of galaxy clusters. It forward-models cluster X-ray surface brightness profiles in multiple bands, optionally assuming hydrostatic equilibrium. The code is a set of Python classes the user can use or extend. When modelling a cluster assuming hydrostatic equilibrium, the user chooses a form for the density profile (e.g. binning or a beta model), the metallicity profile, and the dark matter profile (e.g. NFW). If hydrostatic equilibrium is not assumed, a temperature profile model is used instead of the dark matter profile. The code uses the emcee Markov Chain Monte Carlo code (ascl:1303.002) to sample the model parameters, using these to produce chains of thermodynamic profiles.

Code site:
https://github.com/jeremysanders/mbproj2
Appears in:
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017arXiv170509299S
Bibcode:
2017ascl.soft05008S

ascl:1705.008
Add this shield to your page
Copy the above HTML to add this shield to your code's website.
Views: 540