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Publications

The publication titles are linked to the article entry in the SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System.


Citing CIAO in a Publication

If you are writing a paper and would like to cite the CIAO software, we recommend the following:

CIAO: Chandra's data analysis system (ADS, PS)
Fruscione et al. 2006, SPIE, 6270, 60

\bibitem[Fruscione et al.(2006)]{2006SPIE.6270E..60F} Fruscione, A., et 
al.\ 2006, \procspie, 6270

The specific version of CIAO and CALDB used for the analysis should be mentioned. Further guidelines are available from the Acknowledgment of Use of Chandra Resources.


Data Analysis

Handbook for X-ray Astronomy
Arnaud, K., Smith, R. and Siemiginowska A.
2011, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 9780521883733.
How to Piece Together Diffracted Grating Arms for AXAF Flight Data
Alexov, A.; McLaughlin, W.; Huenemoerder, D.
1998, ADASS VII, ASPC, 145
The Sliding-Cell Detection Program for Chandra X-Ray Data
Calderwood, T.; Dobrzycki, A.; Jessop, H.; Harris, D. E.
2001, ADASS X, ASPC, 238
ChaRT: The Chandra Ray Tracer
Carter, C.; Karovska, M.; Jerius, D.; Glotfelty, K.; Beikman, S.
2003, ADASS XII, ASPC, 295
The Formal Underpinnings of the Response Functions used in X-Ray Spectral Analysis
Davis, John E.
2001, ApJ, 548, 1010
Interactive Analysis and Scripting in CIAO 2.0
Doe, S.; Noble, M.; Smith, R.
2001, ADASS X, ASPC, 238
ASMOOTH: A simple and efficient algorithm for adaptive kernel smoothing of two-dimensional imaging data
Ebeling, H.; White, D. A.; Rangarajan, F. V. N.
2006, MNRAS, 368, 65
A Wavelet-Based Algorithm for the Spatial Analysis of Poisson Data
Freeman, P. E.; Kashyap, V.; Rosner, R.; Lamb, D. Q.
2002, ApJS, 138, 185
X-Ray Source Detection Using the Wavelet Transform
Freeman, P. E.; Kashyap, V.; Rosner, R.; Nichol, R.; Holden, B.; Lamb, D. Q.
1996, ADASS V, ASPC, 101
CIAO: Chandra's data analysis system
Fruscione, Antonella, et al.
2006, Proc. SPIE, 6270, 60
ASC Coordinate Transformation - The Pixlib Library
He, H.; McDowell, J.; Conroy, M.
1997, ADASS VI, ASPC, 125
ASC Coordinate Transformation - The Pixlib Library, II
He, H.; McDowell, J.; Conroy, M.
1998, ADASS VII, ASPC, 145
Enhancements of MKRMF
He, X. H.; Wise, M.; Glotfelty, K. J.
2001, ADASS X, ASPC, 238
On the Discrepancy of Chandra and XMM Profiles for A1835
Markevitch, Maxim
astro-ph/0205333
The Impact of the ACIS Readout Streak and Pileup on Chandra Source Detection
McCollough, M. L.; Rots, A. H.
2005, ADASS XIV, ASPC, 347
X-ray Astronomy and the Analysis of X-ray Data
McDowell, J. C.
2006, ADASS XV, ASPC, 351
AXAF Data and Data Manipulation Software: The ASC Data Model
McDowell, J.; Noble, M.; Elvis, M.
1998, Legacy, 7, 64
Elements of The Chandra Data Analysis System
Noble, M. S.
2000, ADASS IX, ASPC, 216
TEBC: A Multi-mission Time, Ephemeris, and Barycenter Correction Package
Rots, Arnold H.
2002, ADASS XI, ASPC, 281
Bayesian Estimation of Hardness Ratios: Modeling and Computations
Park, T; Kashyap V. L.; Siemiginowska, A.; et al.
2006, ApJ, 652, 610

Infrastructure

A Flexible Object Oriented Design for Page Formatting
Adams-Wolk, N. R.
2001, ADASS X, ASPC, 238
ASC Data Analysis Tool Architecture
Conroy, M.; Doe, S.; Herrero, J.
1996, ADASS V, ASPC, 101
ASC Data Analysis Architecture
Conroy, M.; Joye, W.; Herrero, J.; Doe, S.; Mistry, A.
1997, ADASS VI, ASPC, 125
ASC Data Structures and Model
Conroy, M.; Simon, R.; McDowell, J.; Barry, K.
1995, ADASS IV, ASPC, 77
Crates: High-Level I/O Interface for Scripting Languages
Cresitello-Dittmar, M.; Burke, D.; Doe, S.; Evans, I.; Evans, J.; Germain, G.; Lyn, J.
2007, ADASS XVI, ASPC, 376
CIAO 4 Infrastructure - Moving in a Modular Direction
Deponte Evans, J.; Cresitello-Dittmar, M.; Doe, S.; Evans, I. N.; Germain, G.; Glotfelty, K.; Overly, J.
2008, ADASS XVII, ASPC, 394
The AXAF Data Analysis System: Infrastructure and New Features
Fruscione, A.
1997, Data Analysis in Astronomy, Proc. Fifth Workshop (PS)
Implementation Design of the ASC Data Model
Herrero, J.; Oberdorf, O.; Conroy, M.; McDowell, J.
1997, ADASS VI, ASPC, 125
Testing of Chandra Interactive Analysis of Observations (CIAO)
Karovska, M.; Evans, J. D.; The CIAO Testing Team
2006, ADASS XV, ASPC, 351
The Transform Library - A High-Level Interface to Coordinate Systems
Lyn, J.; Burke, D.; Cresitello-Dittmar, M.; Doe, S.; Evans, I.; Deponte Evans, J.; Germain, G.; McDowell, J.; Miller, J.
2008, ADASS XVII, ASPC, 394
The Chandra Automatic Data Processing Infrastructure
Plummer, D. A.; Subramanian, S.
2001, ADASS X, ASPC, 238
The ASC Scientific Data Model and its DDF Implementation
van Stone, D.; Conroy, M.; McDowell, J.
1996, ADASS V, ASPC, 101
The Chandra Automatic Processing/Archive Interface
Subramanian, S.; Plummer, D. A.
2001, ADASS X, ASPC, 238
Chandra FITS Dictionary
Winkelman, S. L.; Rots, A. H.; Michaud, K.; Blecksmith, S. E.
2004, ADASS XIII, ASPC, 314

Instruments

On the Fly Bad Pixel Detection for the Chandra X-ray Observatory's Aspect Camera
Cresitello-Dittmar, M.; Aldcroft, T. L.; Morris, D.
2001, ADASS X, ASPC, 238
Kalman Filtering in Chandra Aspect Determination
Hain, R.; Aldcroft, T. L.; Cameron, R. A.; Cresitello-Dittmar, M.; Karovska, M.
2001, ADASS X, ASPC, 238
Desmearing Solar System Objects in Chandra Data
Hain, R.; McDowell, J. C.; Rots, A.; Glotfelty, K.; Wolk, S. J.
2003, ADASS XII, ASPC, 295
Improving Chandra High Resolution Camera Event Positions via Corrections to Crossed-Grid Charge Detector Signals
Juda, Michael, et al.
2000, Proc. SPIE, 4140, 155
The Chandra X-ray Observatory PSF Library
Karovska, M.; Beikman, S. J.; Elvis, M. S.; Flanagan, J. M.; Gaetz, T.; Glotfelty, K. J.; Jerius, D.; McDowell, J. C.; Rots, A. H.
2001, ADASS X, ASPC, 238
Composition of the Chandra ACIS contaminant
Marshall, Herman L.; Tennant, Allyn; Grant, Catherine E.; Hitchcock, Adam P.; O'Dell, Stephen L.; Plucinsky, Paul P.
2004, Proc. SPIE, 5165, 497
The Absolute Effective Area of the Chandra High Resolution Mirror Assembly
Schwartz, Daniel A., et al.
2000, Proc. SPIE, 4012, 28
Simulating CCDs for the Chandra Advanced CCD Imaging Spectrometer
Townsley, L. K.; Broos, P. S.; Chartas, G.; Moskalenko, E.; Nousek, J. A.; Pavlov, G. G.
2002, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A, 486, 716
Improvement of the Spatial Resolution of the ACIS Using Split-Pixel Events
Tsunemi, Hiroshi; Mori, Koji; Miyata, Emi; Baluta, Christopher; Burrows, David N.; Garmire, Gordon P.; Chartas, G.
2001, ApJ, 554, 496

Documentation

Documenting CIAO: the command-line and web-based help system
Burke, D. J.; Fruscione, A.; Galle, E.; Milaszewski, R. M.; Stawarz, C.
2006, ADASS XV, ASPC, 351
The CIAO Website Unveiled
Galle, E. C.; Burke, D. J.; Stawarz, C.; Fruscione, A.
2005, ADASS XIV, ASPC, 347

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