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Input Parameter Summary

Here we list the XSTAR parameters in entry order.

prompt string parameter name description
Covering Fraction cfrac Covering Fraction
Temperature temperature Gas Temperature ($10^4 K$)
Constant Pressure Switch lcpres 1=yes, 0=no
Pressure pressure Define model pressure in dynes/cm$^2$
Density density Density in $cm^{-3}$
Spectrum spectrum Define the input spectrum
Spectrum File spectrum_file Name of spectrum file
Spectrum Units spectun 0=energy, 1=photons
Radiation Temperature or Alpha trad keV or unitless ($E^{\alpha}$)
Luminosity rlrad38 Luminosity in $10^{38}$ ergs/s
Column Density column Column density in cm$^{-2}$
log(ionization parameter) rlogxi log($\xi $) (erg cm/s) or log($\Xi $)
Hydrogen abundance habund Hydrogen Abundance relative to Solar
Helium abundance heabund Helium Abundance relative to Solar
Lithium abundance liabund Lithium Abundance relative to Solar
Beryllium abundance beabund Beryllium Abundance relative to Solar
Boron abundance babund Boron Abundance relative to Solar
Carbon abundance cabund Carbon Abundance relative to Solar
Nitrogen abundance nabund Nitrogen Abundance relative to Solar
Oxygen abundance oabund Oxygen Abundance relative to Solar
Fluorind abundance fabund Fluorine Abundance relative to Solar
Neon abundance neabund Neon Abundance relative to Solar
Magnesium abundance mgabund Magnesium Abundance relative to Solar
Aluminum abundance alabund Aluminum Abundance relative to Solar
Silicon abundance siabund Silicon Abundance relative to Solar
Phosphorus abundance pabund Phosphorus Abundance relative to Solar
Sulfur abundance sabund Sulfur Abundance relative to Solar
Chlorine abundance clabund Chlorine Abundance relative to Solar
Argon abundance arabund Argon Abundance relative to Solar
Potassium abundance kabund Potassium Abundance relative to Solar
Scandium abundance scabund Scandium Abundance relative to Solar
Titanium abundance tiabund Titanium Abundance relative to Solar
Vanadium abundance vabund Vanadium Abundance relative to Solar
Chromium abundance crabund Chromium Abundance relative to Solar
Manganese abundance mnabund Mangnese Abundance relative to Solar
Iron abundance feabund Iron Abundance relative to Solar
Cobalt abundance coabund Cobalt Abundance relative to Solar
Nickel abundance niabund Nickel Abundance relative to Solar
Zinc abundance znabund Zinc Abundance relative to Solar
Copper abundance cuabund Copper Abundance relative to Solar
Model Name modelname Name used for identifying this run


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Tim Kallman 2014-09-12