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Output Files

The output dataset contains a 32-bit-real-valued image which is that linear combination $\sum_{i}^{N} a_i b_i$ of the input model components $b_i$ which most closely approximates the expectation value $<I>$ of the (masked) image $I$. The best-fit amplitudes $\mathbf{a}_{\rm {opt}}$ and the names of the component datasets are stored in the image array header in a table named COMPDATA which has columns as follows:



XMM-Newton SOC -- 2021-11-30