Abstract: IGMtransmission is a Java graphical user interface that implements Monte Carlo simulations to compute the corrections to colors of high-redshift galaxies due to intergalactic attenuation based on current models of the Intergalactic Medium. The effects of absorption due to neutral hydrogen are considered, with particular attention to the stochastic effects of Lyman Limit Systems. Attenuation curves are produced, as well as colors for a wide range of filter responses and model galaxy spectra. Photometric filters are included for the Hubble Space Telescope, the Keck telescope, the Mt. Palomar 200-inch, the SUBARU telescope and UKIRT; alternative filter response curves and spectra may be readily uploaded.
Credit: Harrison, Christopher M.; Meiksin, Avery; Stock, David
Preferred citation method: "This paper computed IGM transmission values using IGMtransmission, based on transmission curves of Meiksin (2006)" with a footnote to https://github.com/aamedinburgh/igmtransmission , and a citation to https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011arXiv1105.6208