MBProj2: Multi-Band x-ray surface brightness PROJector 2

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MBProj2: Multi-Band x-ray surface brightness PROJector 2

Post by Ada Coda » Mon May 29, 2017 7:39 pm

MBProj2: Multi-Band x-ray surface brightness PROJector 2

Abstract: 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.

Credit: Sanders, Jeremy S.

Site: https://github.com/jeremysanders/mbproj2
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2018MNRAS.474.1065S

Bibcode: 2017ascl.soft05008S

ID: ascl:1705.008
Last edited by Ada Coda on Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:48 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Updated code entry.

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