GSpec: Gamma-ray Burst Monitor analyzer

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GSpec: Gamma-ray Burst Monitor analyzer

Post by Ada Coda » Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:53 pm

GSpec: Gamma-ray Burst Monitor analyzer

Abstract: GSpec analyzes the Fermi mission's Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM) data via a user-interactive GUI. The software provides a seamless interface to XSPEC (ascl:9910.005). It allows users to create their own Python scripts using the included libraries, and to define additional data reduction techniques, such as background fitting/estimation and data binning, as Python-based plugins. It is part of a larger effort to produce a set of GBM data tools to allow the broader community to analyze all aspects of GBM data, including the continuous data that GBM produces. GSpec is similar to RMfit (ascl:1409.011), a GUI-based spectral analysis code that specializes in the analysis of GBM trigger data, and is intended to eventually replace that IDL package.

Credit: Fermi Science Support Development Team

Site: https://fermi.gsfc.nasa.gov/ssc/data/analysis/gbm/
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2020NatAs.tmp..232K

Bibcode: 2020ascl.soft10002F

ID: ascl:2010.002
Last edited by Ada Coda on Fri Dec 04, 2020 5:46 am, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Updated code entry.

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