15.4 Matrix file formats
XAS users have the options to produce response matrix data in either of two formats,
either directly or later using the
According to the format
the following files are produced :
- is a XAS 2-d image containing the matrix (adimensional RMF or cm2 keV according
to the choice made. This file can be viewed
and plotted as a normal image.
- the associated histogram file is a XAS 1-d image containing the input energies
- is a FITS table containing the compressed matrix according to OGIP specifications.
- is a FITS table containing the effective area (ARF)