CHIANTI

An Atomic Database for Spectroscopic Diagnostics of Astrophysical Plasmas.


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CHIANTI Technical Reports



A number of Technical Reports have been written about various aspects of CHIANTI, and these are given below. The reports are intended to give detailed technical information about aspects of the database and software, and they supplement information in the CHIANTI User Guide.

File formats

Report Title
01
The CHIANTI energy level files (elvlc)
07
The CHIANTI total radiative recombination files (rrparams)
08
The CHIANTI autoionization rate files (auto)
10
The CHIANTI radiative data files (wgfa)
13
The CHIANTI upsilon files (ups and scups)
14
The CHIANTI total dielectronic recombination files (drparams)
21
The CHIANTI level-resolved ionization and recombination files (cilvl, reclvl)
24 The CHIANTI level-resolved recombination files (rrlvl)

Derived quantities (spectra, emissivities, populations)

Report Title
02
Computing emission measures with the INTEGRAL_CALC routine
03
Computing a synthetic spectrum with CHIANTI
09
The radiative loss function
15
Computing level populations
16
CHIANTI lookup tables for fast calculations

Atomic processes

Report Title
17
Suppression factors for dielectronic recombination rates
19
The implementation of photoexcitation and stimulated emission in CHIANTI
20
Level-resolved recombination and ionization rates

Continuum emission

Report Title
11
Placeholder: free-free
12
Computing the free-bound continuum

Data assessment

Report Title
04
Creating scaled upsilon (SCUPS) files for CHIANTI