Here is a partial list of the software components that I created
for the Chandra X-ray Observatory:
An end-to-end simulator for the on-orbit performance of the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
- mkarf, mkinstmap, mkexpmap, mkgarf, mkgrmf:
A suite of programs for creating ARFs and exposure maps used in
the spectral analysis of X-ray data. See my paper for a detailed
discussion of these objects and their role in X-ray spectral
This is a software library that allows the computation of
effective areas, quantum efficiencies, and so on, in a
This page was last updated Mar 14, 2013 by John E. Davis. To comment on it or the material presented here, send email to davis at space mit edu.