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emproc (epicproc-2.25.1) [xmmsas_20211130_0941-20.0.0]

Parameters

This section documents the parameters recognized by this task (if any).

ParameterMand Type Default Constraints
selectinstrumentsnobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Select one of the cameras?
 
emos1nobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Process EMOS1 data
 
emos2nobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Process EMOS2 data
 
removetemporariesnobtrueyes $\vert$ no
Remove temporary data sets?
 
removeintermediategtisnobtrueyes $\vert$ no
Remove intermediate GTI data sets?
 
removeintermediateeventlistsnobtrueyes $\vert$ no
Remove the intermediate CCD/node-based event lists?
 
withinstexpidsnobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Select exposures to process?
 
instexpidsnoS'M1S001 M2S001' 
List of exposures to process.
 
selectccdsnobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Select the CCDs to process? false = process all CCDs.
 
ccd1nobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Process data for CCD 1?
 
ccd2nobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Process data for CCD 2?
 
ccd3nobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Process data for CCD 3?
 
ccd4nobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Process data for CCD 4?
 
ccd5nobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Process data for CCD 5?
 
ccd6nobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Process data for CCD 6?
 
ccd7nobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Process data for CCD 7?
 
selectmodesnobtrueyes $\vert$ no
Select the modes to process? false = process all modes.
 
imagingnobtrueyes $\vert$ no
Process imaging mode exposure?
 
rimagingnobtrueyes $\vert$ no
Process reduced imaging mode exposure?
 
timingnobtrueyes $\vert$ no
Process timing mode exposures?
 
ctimingnobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Process compressed timing mode exposures?
 
withgtisetnobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Use an external GTI dataset to be used when filtering the data?
 
gtisetnoegti.ds 
Name of the external GTI dataset to be used when filtering the data.
 
runhkgtigennobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Generate a GTI dataset based on housekeeping?
 
runatthkgennobtrueyes $\vert$ no
Pre-process attitude data through atthkgen?
 
referencepointingnosobjectnominal|object|mean|median|user
Coordinates of the reference poiting used for the calculation of the sky coordinates
 
ranou0.0$\ge$ 0.0 – $\le$ 360.0
User-specified right ascension of s/c attitude (deg)
 
decnou0.0$\ge$ -90.0 – $\le$ 90.0
User-specified declination of s/c attitude (deg)
 
posanglenou0.0$\ge$ -180.0 – $\le$ 180.0
User-specified astronomical position angle of s/c attitude (deg)
 
filtereventsnobtrueyes $\vert$ no
Filter the event lists?
 
flagfilteredeventsnobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Flag the events that match the filter expression instead of removing them?
 
rungtimergenobnoyes $\vert$ no
Merge GTIs from each CCD
 
applygtinobtrueyes $\vert$ no
Apply GTI filter to the event lists?
 
runevlistcombnobtrueyes $\vert$ no
Merge CCD-level event lists into exposure-level event lists (by mode)?
 
searchforbadpixelsnobyesyes $\vert$ no
Search for bad pixels?
 
badpixfindalgonosembadpixfindemabadpixfind|badpixfind
Algorithm for bad pixels
 
searchforbadcolumnsnobtrueyes $\vert$ no
Look for bad columns?
 
withbadpixgtinobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Search for bad pixels only in the given good time intervals?
 
badpixgtinoebapixgti.ds 
Good time intervals to use while searching for bad pixels.
 
thresholdlabelnosratepeak|rate|counts
Thresholds choice - as percentage of PEAK, as count RATE or pure COUNTS [!badpixfind]
 
lothreshnor0.0$\ge$ 0.0
Low threshold to search for dead pixels [badpixfind]
 
hithreshnor0.005$\ge$ 0.0
High threshold to search for hot pixels [!badpixfind]
 
columnsearchlabelnosmedianmedian|total
Columnsearch thresholds choice - refer to TOTAL column value or MEDIAN column value [badpixfind]
 
locolthreshnor0.0$\ge$ 0.0
Low threshold to search for dead columns [badpixfind]
 
hicolthreshnor0.002$\ge$ 0.0
High threshold to search for hot columns [badpixfind]
 
flickertimestepsnoi1$\ge$ 1
Number of timesteps to search for flickering pixels [badpixfind]
 
flickerksthreshnor0.55$\ge$ 0 – $\le$ 1
K-S threshold for low count flickering pixels [badpixfind]
 
flickerchisqthreshnor15.0$\ge$ 0
Reduced Chi-sq threshold for high count flickering pixels [badpixfind]
 
backgroundratenor-1none
Background rate (ct/s/pix) - if negative, mean over entire field assumed [!badpixfind]
 
narrowerthanpsfnor3$\ge$ 0.0
PSF-pixel(s) comparison - 1:equal to PSF, >1:more compact [!badpixfind]
 
threshabovebackgroundnobnoyes $\vert$ no
High thresholds as values above background [badpixfind]
 
loenergythreshnor $\ge$ 0 – $\le$ 30.0
Low energy threshold for searching (keV) [badpixfind]
 
hienergythreshnor30.0$\ge$ 0 – $\le$ 30.0
Hi energy threshold for searching (keV) [badpixfind]
 
useccfdarkframenobnoyes $\vert$ no
Use dark frame in CCF [emenergy]
 
randomizeenergynobyesyes $\vert$ no
Randomize PHA within one ADU bin [emenergy]
 
keepsifluornobnoyes $\vert$ no
Keep as one event diagonals with Si fluorescence [emevents]
 
randomizepositionnobyesyes $\vert$ no
Randomize DETX/DETY within one pixel [emevents]
 
rejectrowsnobyesyes $\vert$ no
Throw away rows/frames with too many events [emevents]
 
maxeventsperrownoi4$\ge$ 1
Maximum number of events per row/frame [emevents]
 
randomizetimenobtrueyes $\vert$ no
Randomize TIME within one frame [!emevents]
 
withsrccoordsnobnoyes $\vert$ no
Provide source coordinates (Timing only) [emframes]
 
srcranou0.none
Source right ascension (J2000) [emframes]
 
srcdecnou0.none
Source declination (J2000) [emframes]
 
withparametersnobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Specify explicit list of HK parameters? [hkgtigen]
 
parametersnoS  
List of HK parameters to consider [hkgtigen]
 
exceptnobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Consider all parameters except those specified [hkgtigen]
 
withoverrideparametersnobfalseyes $\vert$ no
Specify list of additional parameters? [hkgtigen]
 
overrideparametersnoS  
List of override/additional parameters [hkgtigen]
 
findlowenernobyesyes $\vert$ no
Additional run of embadpixfind below 500 eV.
 
analyzingSciSimdatanoS  
Set up the configuration to analyze SciSim data with emproc
 
ParameterMand Type Default Constraints

XMM-Newton SOC -- 2021-11-30