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asmooth (asmooth-2.32) [xmmsas_20211130_0941-20.0.0]


Single gaussian convolver

smoothstyle=`simple', convolverstyle=`gaussian'.

The convolving kernel is a rotationally-symmetric gaussian, truncated onto a square array of side length $2N+1$:

$\displaystyle c_{x,y} = A \, \exp(-[x^2+y^2]/2\sigma^2) \textrm{ for $\vert x\vert,\vert y\vert \le N$, 0 else.}
$

The width $\sigma$ is read from the parameter width and $N$ is set equal to 1 plus the integer part of $5\sigma$. If normalize=`yes', $A$ is set from

$\displaystyle A^{-1} = \sum_{x=-N}^{N} \sum_{y=-N}^{N} \exp(-[x^2+y^2]/2\sigma^2);
$

otherwise $A$ = 1.



XMM-Newton SOC -- 2021-11-30