The FTOOLS Team

The FTOOLS tasks are primarily developed and supported by the following:

Programmer Main Activites
Jesse Allen XIMAGE, XRONOS, MAXI, Suzaku
Pan Chai Hera, FV
Matt Eliott HEASoftPy
Craig Gordon (C)FITSIO, CCFITS, XSPEC
Bryan Irby Configuration
Kristin Rutkowski (C)FITSIO, CCFITS, XSPEC
Alan Smale Team Leader

Past members of the FTOOLS team have included:
Kent Blackburn [1991 - 1994] Terry Oliver [1997 - 1999] Micah Johnson [2000 - 2007]
Emily Greene [1993 - 1995] Zhiyu (Joe) Guo [1997 - 1998] Lawrence Brown [1996 - 2008]
Brian Elza [1995 - 1997] Alex Muslimov [1998 - 1999] Mike Tripicco [1995 - 2013]
Srilal Weerasinghe [1995 - 1997] Peter Wilson [1998 - 2000] James Peachey [199? - 2016]
Jeff Guerber [1995 - 1999] Ning Gan [1998 - 2001]
Jonathan Dunfee [1995 - 1997] Ziqin Pan [2001 - 2005]

Significant contributions to the FTOOLS were also made by the following individuals: Bruce O'Neel, Ron Zellar, Jim Ingham, Eric Lufkin, Rehana Yusaf, Banashree Seifert, and Lorraine Breedon.


FTOOLS HELP DESK

If FTOOLS has been useful in your research, please reference this site (http://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/ftools) and use the ASCL reference for HEASoft [ascl:1408.004] or the ASCL reference for the original FTOOLs paper [ascl:9912.002]:

Blackburn, J. K. 1995, in ASP Conf. Ser., Vol. 77, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems IV, ed. R. A. Shaw, H. E. Payne, and J. J. E. Hayes (San Francisco: ASP), 367.

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