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NICOLE: NLTE Stokes Synthesis/Inversion Code

Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2015 11:10 am
by Ada Coda
NICOLE: NLTE Stokes Synthesis/Inversion Code

Abstract: NICOLE, written in Fortran 90, seeks the model atmosphere that provides the best fit to the Stokes profiles (in a least-squares sense) of an arbitrary number of simultaneously-observes spectral lines from solar/stellar atmospheres. The inversion core used for the development of NICOLE is the LORIEN engine (the Lovely Reusable Inversion ENgine), which combines the SVD technique with the Levenberg-Marquardt minimization method to solve the inverse problem.

Credit: Socas-Navarro, H.

Site: https://github.com/hsocasnavarro/NICOLE/
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...798..100B

Bibcode: 2015ascl.soft08002S

ID: ascl:1508.002