BlackBody1D¶

class synphot.blackbody.BlackBody1D(temperature=<Quantity 5000. K>, bolometric_flux=<Quantity 1. erg / (cm2 s)>, **kwargs)[source]

One dimensional blackbody model.

Parameters
temperatureQuantity

Blackbody temperature.

bolometric_fluxQuantity

The bolometric flux of the blackbody (i.e., the integral over the spectral axis).

Notes

Model formula:

$f(x) = \pi B_{\nu} f_{\text{bolometric}} / (\sigma T^{4})$

Examples

>>> from astropy import units as u
>>> from synphot.blackbody import BlackBody1D
>>> bb = BlackBody1D()
>>> bb(6000 * u.AA)
<Quantity 1.3585381201978953e-15 erg / (cm2 Hz s)>
import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
from astropy import units as u
from astropy.visualization import quantity_support
from synphot.blackbody import BlackBody1D
from synphot.units import FLAM

bb = BlackBody1D(temperature=5778*u.K)
wav = np.arange(1000, 110000) * u.AA
flux = bb(wav).to(FLAM, u.spectral_density(wav))

with quantity_support():
plt.figure()
plt.semilogx(wav, flux)
plt.axvline(bb.lambda_max.to_value(u.AA), ls='--')
plt.show()

Attributes Summary

 bolometric_flux input_units This property is used to indicate what units or sets of units the evaluate method expects, and returns a dictionary mapping inputs to units (or None if any units are accepted). input_units_equivalencies lambda_max Peak wavelength when the curve is expressed as power density. param_names Names of the parameters that describe models of this type. temperature

Methods Summary

 evaluate(x, temperature, bolometric_flux) Evaluate the model.

Attributes Documentation

bolometric_flux = Parameter('bolometric_flux', value=1.0, unit=erg / (cm2 s), bounds=(0, None))
input_units
input_units_equivalencies = {'x': [(Unit("m"), Unit("Hz"), <function spectral.<locals>.<lambda>>), (Unit("m"), Unit("J"), <function spectral.<locals>.<lambda>>), (Unit("Hz"), Unit("J"), <function spectral.<locals>.<lambda>>, <function spectral.<locals>.<lambda>>), (Unit("m"), Unit("1 / m"), <function spectral.<locals>.<lambda>>), (Unit("Hz"), Unit("1 / m"), <function spectral.<locals>.<lambda>>, <function spectral.<locals>.<lambda>>), (Unit("J"), Unit("1 / m"), <function spectral.<locals>.<lambda>>, <function spectral.<locals>.<lambda>>), (Unit("1 / m"), Unit("rad / m"), <function spectral.<locals>.<lambda>>, <function spectral.<locals>.<lambda>>), (Unit("m"), Unit("rad / m"), <function spectral.<locals>.<lambda>>), (Unit("Hz"), Unit("rad / m"), <function spectral.<locals>.<lambda>>, <function spectral.<locals>.<lambda>>), (Unit("J"), Unit("rad / m"), <function spectral.<locals>.<lambda>>, <function spectral.<locals>.<lambda>>)]}
lambda_max

Peak wavelength when the curve is expressed as power density.

param_names = ('temperature', 'bolometric_flux')

Names of the parameters that describe models of this type.

The parameters in this tuple are in the same order they should be passed in when initializing a model of a specific type. Some types of models, such as polynomial models, have a different number of parameters depending on some other property of the model, such as the degree.

When defining a custom model class the value of this attribute is automatically set by the Parameter attributes defined in the class body.

temperature = Parameter('temperature', value=5000.0, unit=K, bounds=(0, None))

Methods Documentation

evaluate(x, temperature, bolometric_flux)[source]

Evaluate the model.

Parameters
xfloat, ndarray, or Quantity

Frequency at which to compute the blackbody. If no units are given, this defaults to Hz.

temperaturefloat, ndarray, or Quantity

Temperature of the blackbody. If no units are given, this defaults to Kelvin.

bolometric_fluxfloat, ndarray, or Quantity

Desired integral for the blackbody.

Returns
ynumber or ndarray

Blackbody spectrum. The units are determined from the units of bolometric_flux.