Ian M George: RXTE Software & Analysis Crib SheetsThese pages are unofficial in all respects. They are primarily simply notes to myself regarding the installation on . The information is not guaranteed to be correct or up-to-date.
Spectral Analysis using XSPECBefore starting this stage, you need to have constructed
There are several other pieces of information one will need:
We will be using the xspec spectral analysis package (see also its Home Page). This is primarily interactive software using a command-line interface. Some of the commands are not immediately obvious. There is an on-line help. However the HTML manual is probably easier.
For this example, we assume we have ...
Fire up xspec
"Standard" FitsThere are several fits that should be done on all datasets:
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