SKIRT 9
advanced radiative transfer in dusty systems
List of subclasses for each base class

SKIRT v9.0 (git 2c337c4 built on 19/09/2022 at 16:11:33)

Introduction

This page lists the subclasses for each SKIRT class that may occur as base class name a ski file.

The sections are listed alphabetically on class name. To quickly locate the section for a given class, use your browser's find function and precede the class name with a - (dash).

-AllSkyProjection

[docs] : an all-sky projection

Subclass Description
HammerAitoffProjection props docsthe Hammer-Aitoff all-sky projection
MollweideProjection props docsthe Mollweide all-sky projection

-AngularDistribution

[docs] : an angular emission profile

Subclass Description
ConicalAngularDistribution props docsan anisotropic conical emission profile
IsotropicAngularDistribution props docsan isotropic emission profile
LaserAngularDistribution props docsa laser emission profile
NetzerAngularDistribution props docsa Netzer AGN accretion disk emission profile

-AxGeometry

[docs] : an axisymmetric geometry

Subclass Description
BrokenExpDiskGeometry props docsa broken exponential disk geometry
ConicalShellGeometry props docsa conical shell geometry
ExpDiskGeometry props docsan exponential disk geometry
HyperboloidGeometry props docsa hyperboloid geometry
HyperboloidShellGeometry props docsa hyperboloid shell geometry
MultiGaussianExpansionGeometry props docsa multi-gaussian expansion geometry
ParaboloidGeometry props docsa paraboloid geometry
ParaboloidShellGeometry props docsa paraboloid shell geometry
RingGeometry props docsa ring geometry
SpheroidalGeometryDecorator props docsa decorator that constructs a spheroidal variant of any spherical geometry
TTauriDiskGeometry props docsa T Tauri disk geometry
TorusGeometry props docsa torus geometry

-Band

[docs] : a wavelength band (transmission curve)

Subclass Description
BroadBand props docsa standard built-in broadband (transmission curve)
FileBand props docsa wavelength band (transmission curve) loaded from a text file
ListBand props docsa wavelength band (transmission curve) specified inside the configuration file

-ContSED

[docs] : a continuous spectral energy distribution

Subclass Description
BlackBodySED props docsa black-body spectral energy distribution
BpassSED props docsa BPASS single stellar population SED
BruzualCharlotSED props docsa Bruzual-Charlot simple stellar population SED
CastelliKuruczSED props docsa Castelli-Kurucz stellar atmosphere SED
FSPSSED props docsan FSPS simple stellar population SED
FileSED props docsa spectral energy distribution loaded from a text file
ListSED props docsa spectral energy distribution specified inside the configuration file
LyaDoublePeakedSED props docsa double-peaked spectrum around the central Lyman-alpha wavelength
LyaGaussianSED props docsa Gaussian spectrum around the central Lyman-alpha wavelength
LyaSEDDecorator props docsan SED decorator replacing ionizing radiation with Lyman-alpha line emission
MappingsSED props docsa star-forming region SED from the MAPPINGS III model
MarastonSED props docsa Maraston simple stellar population SED
QuasarSED props docsthe spectral energy distribution of a typical quasar
Starburst99SED props docsa Starburst99 simple stellar population SED
SunSED props docsthe spectral energy distribution of the Sun

-Cosmology

[docs] : a set of cosmology parameters, including redshift

Subclass Description
FlatUniverseCosmology props docsthe model is at a given redshift in a flat universe
LocalUniverseCosmology props docsthe model is at redshift zero in the Local Universe

-DisjointWavelengthGrid

[docs] : a wavelength grid with non-overlapping bins

Subclass Description
CompositeWavelengthGrid props docsa wavelength grid composited from a list of wavelength grids
FileBorderWavelengthGrid props docsa wavelength grid loaded from a text file listing bin borders
FileWavelengthGrid props docsa wavelength grid loaded from a text file
LinBorderWavelengthGrid props docsa linear wavelength grid with given outer borders
LinWavelengthGrid props docsa linear wavelength grid
ListBorderWavelengthGrid props docsa wavelength grid configured as a list of bin borders
ListWavelengthGrid props docsa wavelength grid configured as a list
LogBorderWavelengthGrid props docsa logarithmic wavelength grid with given outer borders
LogWavelengthGrid props docsa logarithmic wavelength grid
NestedLogWavelengthGrid props docsa nested logarithmic wavelength grid
ResolutionBorderWavelengthGrid props docsa logarithmic wavelength grid with given spectral resolution and outer borders
ResolutionWavelengthGrid props docsa logarithmic wavelength grid with given spectral resolution

-DustEmissionOptions

[docs] : a set of options related to thermal emission from dust

Subclass Description
DustEmissionOptions props docsa set of options related to thermal emission from dust

-DustMix

[docs] : a dust mix

Subclass Description
ConfigurableDustMix props docsa configurable dust mix with one or more grain populations
DraineLiDustMix props docsa Draine and Li (2007) dust mix
MRNDustMix props docsan MRN (1997) dust mix
MeanFileDustMix props docsa dust mix with mean properties loaded from a text file
MeanInterstellarDustMix props docsa typical interstellar dust mix (mean properties)
MeanIvezicBenchmarkDustMix props docsan Ivezic 1D benchmark dust mix (mean properties)
MeanListDustMix props docsa dust mix with mean properties specified inside the configuration file
MeanPascucciBenchmarkDustMix props docsa Pascucci 2D benchmark dust mix (mean properties)
MeanPinteBenchmarkDustMix props docsa Pinte 2D benchmark dust mix (mean properties, optionally with polarization at 1 micron)
MeanTrustBenchmarkDustMix props docsa TRUST benchmark dust mix (mean properties, optionally with polarization)
ThemisDustMix props docsa THEMIS (Jones et al. 2017) dust mix
TrustBenchmarkDustMix props docsa TRUST benchmark dust mix
WeingartnerDraineDustMix props docsa Weingartner and Draine (2001) dust mix
ZubkoDustMix props docsa Zubko et al. (2004) dust mix

-DynamicStateOptions

[docs] : a set of options for dynamically adjusting the medium state

Subclass Description
DynamicStateOptions props docsa set of options for dynamically adjusting the medium state

-DynamicStateRecipe

[docs] : a dynamic medium state recipe

Subclass Description
ClearDensityRecipe props docsa recipe that clears material in cells above a given radiation field strength
LinearDustDestructionRecipe props docsa dust destruction recipe using a linear temperature dependence

-Form

[docs] : a probe form

Subclass Description
AllSkyProjectionForm props docsall-sky projection at a position inside the model
AtPositionsForm props docsa text column file with values for each imported position
DefaultCutsForm props docsdefault planar cuts along the coordinate planes
LinearCutForm props docsa text column file with values along a given line segment
MeridionalCutForm props docsa text column file with values along a meridian
ParallelProjectionForm props docsparallel projection on a distant plane
PerCellForm props docsa text column file with values for each spatial cell
PlanarCutsForm props docsconfigurable planar cuts parallel to the coordinate planes

-GenericForm

[docs] : a generic probe form

Subclass Description
AllSkyProjectionForm props docsall-sky projection at a position inside the model
AtPositionsForm props docsa text column file with values for each imported position
LinearCutForm props docsa text column file with values along a given line segment
MeridionalCutForm props docsa text column file with values along a meridian
ParallelProjectionForm props docsparallel projection on a distant plane
PlanarCutsForm props docsconfigurable planar cuts parallel to the coordinate planes

-Geometry

[docs] : a geometry

Subclass Description
AdaptiveMeshGeometry props docsa geometry imported from data represented on an adaptive mesh (AMR grid)
BoxClipGeometryDecorator props docsa decorator that clips another geometry using a cubodial box
BrokenExpDiskGeometry props docsa broken exponential disk geometry
CellGeometry props docsa geometry imported from cuboidal cell data
ClumpyGeometryDecorator props docsa decorator that adds clumpiness to any geometry
CombineGeometryDecorator props docsa decorator that combines two different geometries
ConicalShellGeometry props docsa conical shell geometry
CylindricalClipGeometryDecorator props docsa decorator that clips another geometry using a cylinder
EinastoGeometry props docsan Einasto geometry
ExpDiskGeometry props docsan exponential disk geometry
GammaGeometry props docsa gamma geometry
GaussianGeometry props docsa Gaussian geometry
HyperboloidGeometry props docsa hyperboloid geometry
HyperboloidShellGeometry props docsa hyperboloid shell geometry
MultiGaussianExpansionGeometry props docsa multi-gaussian expansion geometry
OffsetGeometryDecorator props docsa decorator that adds an offset to any geometry
ParaboloidGeometry props docsa paraboloid geometry
ParaboloidShellGeometry props docsa paraboloid shell geometry
ParticleGeometry props docsa geometry imported from smoothed particle data
PlummerGeometry props docsa Plummer geometry
PseudoSersicGeometry props docsa pseudo-Sérsic geometry
ReadFits3DGeometry props docsa geometry read from a 3D FITS file
ReadFitsGeometry props docsa geometry read from a 2D FITS file
RingGeometry props docsa ring geometry
RotateGeometryDecorator props docsa decorator that adds a rotation to any geometry
SersicGeometry props docsa Sérsic geometry
ShellGeometry props docsa shell geometry
SphericalClipGeometryDecorator props docsa decorator that clips another geometry using a sphere
SpheroidalGeometryDecorator props docsa decorator that constructs a spheroidal variant of any spherical geometry
SpiralStructureGeometryDecorator props docsa decorator that adds spiral structure to any axisymmetric geometry
TTauriDiskGeometry props docsa T Tauri disk geometry
TorusGeometry props docsa torus geometry
TriaxialGeometryDecorator props docsa decorator that constructs a triaxial variant of any spherical geometry
UniformBoxGeometry props docsa geometry with uniform density inside a box
VoronoiMeshGeometry props docsa geometry imported from data represented on a Voronoi mesh

-GrainComposition

[docs] : a dust grain composition

Subclass Description
CrystalEnstatiteGrainComposition props docsa crystalline Enstatite dust grain composition
CrystalForsteriteGrainComposition props docsa crystalline Forsterite dust grain composition
DraineGraphiteGrainComposition props docsa Draine graphite dust grain composition
DraineIonizedPAHGrainComposition props docsa Draine ionized PAH dust grain composition
DraineNeutralPAHGrainComposition props docsa Draine neutral PAH dust grain composition
DraineSilicateGrainComposition props docsa Draine silicate dust grain composition
DustEmGrainComposition props docsa dust grain composition based on DustEM data
MieSilicateGrainComposition props docsa MieX-based Draine silicate dust grain composition
MinSilicateGrainComposition props docsa Min 2007 amorphous silicate dust grain composition
PolarizedGraphiteGrainComposition props docsa graphite dust grain composition with support for polarization
PolarizedSilicateGrainComposition props docsa silicate dust grain composition with support for polarization
SpheroidalGraphiteGrainComposition props docsa spheroidal graphite dust grain composition with support for polarization
SpheroidalSilicateGrainComposition props docsa spheroidal silicate dust grain composition with support for polarization
TrustGraphiteGrainComposition props docsa TRUST benchmark graphite dust grain composition
TrustNeutralPAHGrainComposition props docsa TRUST benchmark neutral PAH dust grain composition
TrustSilicateGrainComposition props docsa TRUST benchmark silicate dust grain composition

-GrainPopulation

[docs] : a dust grain population

Subclass Description
GrainPopulation props docsa dust grain population

-GrainSizeDistribution

[docs] : a dust grain size distribution

Subclass Description
FileGrainSizeDistribution props docsa dust grain size distribution loaded from a text file
ListGrainSizeDistribution props docsa dust grain size distribution specified inside the configuration file
LogNormalGrainSizeDistribution props docsa log-normal dust grain size distribution
ModifiedLogNormalGrainSizeDistribution props docsa modified log-normal dust grain size distribution
ModifiedPowerLawGrainSizeDistribution props docsa modified power-law dust grain size distribution
PowerLawGrainSizeDistribution props docsa power-law dust grain size distribution
SingleGrainSizeDistribution props docsa single-size dust grain size distribution
ZubkoGraphiteGrainSizeDistribution props docsa Zubko, Dwek & Arendt size distribution for graphite dust grains
ZubkoPAHGrainSizeDistribution props docsa Zubko, Dwek & Arendt size distribution for PAH molecules
ZubkoSilicateGrainSizeDistribution props docsa Zubko, Dwek & Arendt size distribution for silicate dust grains

-Instrument

[docs] : an instrument

Subclass Description
AllSkyInstrument props docsan all-sky instrument (for observing inside a model)
FrameInstrument props docsa distant instrument that outputs the surface brightness in every pixel as a data cube
FullInstrument props docsa distant instrument that outputs both the flux density (SED) and surface brightness (data cube)
HEALPixSkyInstrument props docsa HEALPix all-sky instrument (for Planck-like observations inside a model)
PerspectiveInstrument props docsa perspective instrument (mostly for making movies)
SEDInstrument props docsa distant instrument that outputs the spatially integrated flux density as an SED

-InstrumentSystem

[docs] : an instrument system

Subclass Description
InstrumentSystem props docsan instrument system

-IterationOptions

[docs] : a set of options for configuring iterations during primary and/or secondary emission

Subclass Description
IterationOptions props docsa set of options for configuring iterations during primary and/or secondary emission

-LuminosityNormalization

[docs] : the luminosity normalization for a primary source

Subclass Description
BandLuminosityNormalization props docssource normalization through the specific luminosity for a given wavelength band
IntegratedLuminosityNormalization props docssource normalization through the integrated luminosity for a given wavelength range
LineLuminosityNormalization props docssource normalization through the luminosity for a given emission line
SpecificLuminosityNormalization props docssource normalization through the specific luminosity at a given wavelength

-LyaOptions

[docs] : a set of options related to Lyman-alpha line transfer

Subclass Description
LyaOptions props docsa set of options related to Lyman-alpha line transfer

-MaterialMix

[docs] : a material mix

Subclass Description
ConfigurableDustMix props docsa configurable dust mix with one or more grain populations
DraineLiDustMix props docsa Draine and Li (2007) dust mix
ElectronMix props docsa population of electrons
FragmentDustMixDecorator props docsa dust mix decorator that manages separate densities for fragments of another dust mix
LyaNeutralHydrogenGasMix props docsneutral hydrogen for Lyman-alpha line transfer
MRNDustMix props docsan MRN (1997) dust mix
MeanFileDustMix props docsa dust mix with mean properties loaded from a text file
MeanInterstellarDustMix props docsa typical interstellar dust mix (mean properties)
MeanIvezicBenchmarkDustMix props docsan Ivezic 1D benchmark dust mix (mean properties)
MeanListDustMix props docsa dust mix with mean properties specified inside the configuration file
MeanPascucciBenchmarkDustMix props docsa Pascucci 2D benchmark dust mix (mean properties)
MeanPinteBenchmarkDustMix props docsa Pinte 2D benchmark dust mix (mean properties, optionally with polarization at 1 micron)
MeanTrustBenchmarkDustMix props docsa TRUST benchmark dust mix (mean properties, optionally with polarization)
NonLTELineGasMix props docsA gas mix supporting rotational transitions in specific molecules and atoms
SpinFlipHydrogenGasMix props docsA gas mix supporting the spin-flip 21 cm hydrogen transition
ThemisDustMix props docsa THEMIS (Jones et al. 2017) dust mix
TrivialGasMix props docsA trivial gas mix for testing purposes
TrustBenchmarkDustMix props docsa TRUST benchmark dust mix
WeingartnerDraineDustMix props docsa Weingartner and Draine (2001) dust mix
XRayAtomicGasMix props docsA gas mix supporting photo-absorption and fluorescence for X-ray wavelengths
ZubkoDustMix props docsa Zubko et al. (2004) dust mix

-MaterialMixFamily

[docs] : a family of material mixes

Subclass Description
SelectDustMixFamily props docsa family of dust mixes specified in the configuration

-MaterialNormalization

[docs] : a normalization for the amount of material

Subclass Description
MassColumnMaterialNormalization props docsnormalization by defining the mass column density along a coordinate axis
MassMaterialNormalization props docsnormalization by defining the total mass
NumberColumnMaterialNormalization props docsnormalization by defining the number column density along a coordinate axis
NumberMaterialNormalization props docsnormalization by defining the total number of entities
OpticalDepthMaterialNormalization props docsnormalization by defining the optical depth along a coordinate axis

-Medium

[docs] : a transfer medium

Subclass Description
AdaptiveMeshMedium props docsa transfer medium imported from data represented on an adaptive mesh (AMR grid)
CellMedium props docsa transfer medium imported from cuboidal cell data
GeometricMedium props docsa transfer medium with a built-in geometry
ParticleMedium props docsa transfer medium imported from smoothed particle data
VoronoiMeshMedium props docsa transfer medium imported from data represented on a Voronoi mesh

-MediumSystem

[docs] : a medium system

Subclass Description
MediumSystem props docsa medium system

-Mesh

[docs] : a mesh

Subclass Description
FileMesh props docsa mesh read from a file
LinMesh props docsa linear mesh
ListMesh props docsa mesh specified inside the configuration file
LogMesh props docsa logarithmic mesh
PowMesh props docsa power-law mesh
SymPowMesh props docsa symmetric power-law mesh

-MonteCarloSimulation

[docs] : a Monte Carlo simulation

Subclass Description
MonteCarloSimulation props docsa Monte Carlo simulation

-MoveableMesh

[docs] : a moveable mesh

Subclass Description
FileMesh props docsa mesh read from a file
LinMesh props docsa linear mesh
ListMesh props docsa mesh specified inside the configuration file
PowMesh props docsa power-law mesh
SymPowMesh props docsa symmetric power-law mesh

-MultiGrainDustMix

[docs] : a dust mix with one or more grain populations

Subclass Description
ConfigurableDustMix props docsa configurable dust mix with one or more grain populations
DraineLiDustMix props docsa Draine and Li (2007) dust mix
MRNDustMix props docsan MRN (1997) dust mix
ThemisDustMix props docsa THEMIS (Jones et al. 2017) dust mix
TrustBenchmarkDustMix props docsa TRUST benchmark dust mix
WeingartnerDraineDustMix props docsa Weingartner and Draine (2001) dust mix
ZubkoDustMix props docsa Zubko et al. (2004) dust mix

-PhotonPacketOptions

[docs] : a set of options related to the photon packet lifecycle

Subclass Description
PhotonPacketOptions props docsa set of options related to the photon packet lifecycle

-PolarizationProfile

[docs] : a polarized emission profile

Subclass Description
NoPolarizationProfile props docsan unpolarized emission profile
SineSquarePolarizationProfile props docsan axysimmetric sine-square polarization emission profile

-Probe

[docs] : a probe

Subclass Description
ConvergenceCutsProbe props docsconvergence: cuts of the medium density along the coordinate planes
ConvergenceInfoProbe props docsconvergence: information on the spatial grid
CustomStateProbe props docsinternal spatial grid: custom medium state quantities
DensityProbe props docsinternal spatial grid: density of the medium
DustAbsorptionPerCellProbe props docsspecialty: spectral luminosity absorbed by dust for each spatial cell
DustEmissionWavelengthGridProbe props docswavelength grid: dust emission
DustEmissivityProbe props docsproperties: emissivity spectrum for each dust mix in a range of standard fields
DustGrainPopulationsProbe props docsproperties: dust grain population mass and size information
DustGrainSizeDistributionProbe props docsproperties: dust grain size distribution
ImportedMediumDensityProbe props docsimported medium: mass or number density
ImportedMediumMetallicityProbe props docsimported medium: metallicity
ImportedMediumTemperatureProbe props docsimported medium: temperature
ImportedMediumVelocityProbe props docsimported medium: bulk velocity
ImportedSourceAgeProbe props docsimported source: age
ImportedSourceDensityProbe props docsimported source: mass density
ImportedSourceLuminosityProbe props docsimported source: specific luminosity density
ImportedSourceMetallicityProbe props docsimported source: metallicity
ImportedSourceVelocityProbe props docsimported source: bulk velocity
InstrumentWavelengthGridProbe props docswavelength grid: instruments
LaunchedPacketsProbe props docssource: number of photon packets launched from primary and secondary sources
LuminosityProbe props docssource: luminosities of primary sources
MagneticFieldProbe props docsinternal spatial grid: magnetic field associated with the medium
MetallicityProbe props docsinternal spatial grid: metallicity of the gas medium
OpacityProbe props docsinternal spatial grid: opacity of the medium
OpticalMaterialPropertiesProbe props docsproperties: aggregate optical material properties for each medium
RadiationFieldProbe props docsinternal spatial grid: the mean radiation field intensity
RadiationFieldWavelengthGridProbe props docswavelength grid: radiation field
SpatialCellPropertiesProbe props docsproperties: basic info for each spatial cell
SpatialGridPlotProbe props docsproperties: data files for plotting the structure of the grid
SpatialGridSourceDensityProbe props docsspecialty: primary source density discretized on spatial grid
TemperatureProbe props docsinternal spatial grid: indicative temperature of the medium
TreeSpatialGridTopologyProbe props docsspecialty: data file representing the topology of the tree spatial grid
VelocityProbe props docsinternal spatial grid: bulk velocity of the medium

-ProbeSystem

[docs] : a probe system

Subclass Description
ProbeSystem props docsa probe system

-RadiationFieldOptions

[docs] : a set of options related to the radiation field

Subclass Description
RadiationFieldOptions props docsa set of options related to the radiation field

-Random

[docs] : the default random generator

Subclass Description
Random props docsthe default random generator

-SED

[docs] : a spectral energy distribution

Subclass Description
BlackBodySED props docsa black-body spectral energy distribution
BpassSED props docsa BPASS single stellar population SED
BruzualCharlotSED props docsa Bruzual-Charlot simple stellar population SED
CastelliKuruczSED props docsa Castelli-Kurucz stellar atmosphere SED
FSPSSED props docsan FSPS simple stellar population SED
FileLineSED props docsa discrete line SED loaded from a text file
FileSED props docsa spectral energy distribution loaded from a text file
ListLineSED props docsa discrete line SED specified inside the configuration file
ListSED props docsa spectral energy distribution specified inside the configuration file
LyaDoublePeakedSED props docsa double-peaked spectrum around the central Lyman-alpha wavelength
LyaGaussianSED props docsa Gaussian spectrum around the central Lyman-alpha wavelength
LyaSEDDecorator props docsan SED decorator replacing ionizing radiation with Lyman-alpha line emission
MappingsSED props docsa star-forming region SED from the MAPPINGS III model
MarastonSED props docsa Maraston simple stellar population SED
QuasarSED props docsthe spectral energy distribution of a typical quasar
SingleWavelengthSED props docsa single-wavelength SED in the form of a Dirac-delta function
Starburst99SED props docsa Starburst99 simple stellar population SED
SunSED props docsthe spectral energy distribution of the Sun

-SEDFamily

[docs] : an SED family

Subclass Description
BlackBodySEDFamily props docsa black body SED family
BpassSEDFamily props docsa BPASS SED family for single stellar populations
BruzualCharlotSEDFamily props docsa Bruzual-Charlot SED family for single stellar populations
CastelliKuruczSEDFamily props docsa Castelli-Kurucz SED family for stellar atmospheres
FSPSSEDFamily props docsan FSPS SED family for single stellar populations
FileIndexedSEDFamily props docsa user-provided, indexed SED family
FileSSPSEDFamily props docsa user-provided SED family for single stellar populations
LyaDoublePeakedSEDFamily props docsa family of double-peaked spectra around the central Lyman-alpha wavelength
LyaGaussianSEDFamily props docsa family of Gaussian spectra around the central Lyman-alpha wavelength
LyaSEDFamilyDecorator props docsan SED family decorator replacing ionizing radiation with Lyman-alpha line emission
MappingsSEDFamily props docsa MAPPINGS III SED family for star-forming regions
MarastonSEDFamily props docsa Maraston SED family for single stellar populations
Starburst99SEDFamily props docsa Starburst99 SED family for single stellar populations

-SamplingOptions

[docs] : a set of options related to media sampling for the spatial grid

Subclass Description
SamplingOptions props docsa set of options related to media sampling for the spatial grid

-SecondaryEmissionOptions

[docs] : a set of options related to secondary emission

Subclass Description
SecondaryEmissionOptions props docsa set of options related to secondary emission

-SmoothingKernel

[docs] : a smoothing kernel

Subclass Description
CubicSplineSmoothingKernel props docsa cubic spline smoothing kernel
ScaledGaussianSmoothingKernel props docsa scaled Gaussian smoothing kernel
UniformSmoothingKernel props docsa uniform smoothing kernel

-Source

[docs] : a primary radiation source

Subclass Description
AdaptiveMeshSource props docsa primary source imported from data represented on an adaptive mesh (AMR grid)
CellSource props docsa primary source imported from cuboidal cell data
CubicalBackgroundSource props docsa cubical background source with an anisotropic inward radiation field
GeometricSource props docsa primary source with a built-in geometry
ParticleSource props docsa primary source imported from smoothed particle data
PointSource props docsa primary point source
SphericalBackgroundSource props docsa spherical background source with an anisotropic inward radiation field
StellarSurfaceSource props docsa stellar surface source with an anisotropic outward radiation field
VoronoiMeshSource props docsa primary source imported from data represented on a Voronoi mesh

-SourceSystem

[docs] : a primary source system

Subclass Description
SourceSystem props docsa primary source system

-SpatialCellLibrary

[docs] : a library scheme for grouping spatial cells

Subclass Description
AllCellsLibrary props docsa library scheme that has a separate entry for every spatial cell
FieldStrengthCellLibrary props docsa library scheme for grouping spatial cells based on radiation field strength
TemperatureWavelengthCellLibrary props docsa library scheme for grouping spatial cells based on indicative temperature and wavelength

-SpatialGrid

[docs] : a spatial grid

Subclass Description
AdaptiveMeshSpatialGrid props docsa spatial grid taken from an imported adaptive mesh snapshot
CartesianSpatialGrid props docsa Cartesian spatial grid
Cylinder2DSpatialGrid props docsan axisymmetric spatial grid in cylindrical coordinates
FileTreeSpatialGrid props docsa tree-based spatial grid loaded from a topology data file
PolicyTreeSpatialGrid props docsa tree-based spatial grid
Sphere1DSpatialGrid props docsa spherically symmetric spatial grid
Sphere2DSpatialGrid props docsan axisymmetric spatial grid in spherical coordinates
VoronoiMeshSpatialGrid props docsa Voronoi tessellation-based spatial grid

-SpheGeometry

[docs] : a spherically symmetric geometry

Subclass Description
EinastoGeometry props docsan Einasto geometry
GammaGeometry props docsa gamma geometry
GaussianGeometry props docsa Gaussian geometry
PlummerGeometry props docsa Plummer geometry
PseudoSersicGeometry props docsa pseudo-Sérsic geometry
SersicGeometry props docsa Sérsic geometry
ShellGeometry props docsa shell geometry

-TreePolicy

[docs] : a spatial tree grid construction policy

Subclass Description
DensityTreePolicy props docsa tree grid construction policy using the medium density distribution
SiteListTreePolicy props docsa tree grid construction policy using positions defined by an imported medium

-Units

[docs] : a units system

Subclass Description
ExtragalacticUnits props docsextragalactic units (length in pc, distance in Mpc)
SIUnits props docsSI units
StellarUnits props docsstellar units (length in AU, distance in pc)

-VectorField

[docs] : a vector field

Subclass Description
CylindricalVectorField props docsa vector field rotating clockwise around the z-axis
HollowRadialVectorField props docsa vector field pointing away from the origin with a central cavity
OffsetVectorFieldDecorator props docsa decorator that adds an offset to any vector field
RadialVectorField props docsa vector field pointing away from the origin
RotateVectorFieldDecorator props docsa decorator that adds a rotation to any vector field
UnidirectionalVectorField props docsa vector field uniformly pointing in a given direction

-WavelengthDistribution

[docs] : a wavelength probability distribution

Subclass Description
DiscreteWavelengthDistribution props docsa discrete wavelength probability distribution derived from a wavelength grid
FileWavelengthDistribution props docsa wavelength probability distribution loaded from a text file
LinWavelengthDistribution props docsa linear wavelength probability distribution
ListWavelengthDistribution props docsa wavelength probability distribution specified inside the configuration file
LogWavelengthDistribution props docsa logarithmic wavelength probability distribution

-WavelengthGrid

[docs] : a wavelength grid

Subclass Description
CompositeWavelengthGrid props docsa wavelength grid composited from a list of wavelength grids
ConfigurableBandWavelengthGrid props docsa wavelength grid including a configurable list of (broad)bands
FileBorderWavelengthGrid props docsa wavelength grid loaded from a text file listing bin borders
FileWavelengthGrid props docsa wavelength grid loaded from a text file
LinBorderWavelengthGrid props docsa linear wavelength grid with given outer borders
LinWavelengthGrid props docsa linear wavelength grid
ListBorderWavelengthGrid props docsa wavelength grid configured as a list of bin borders
ListWavelengthGrid props docsa wavelength grid configured as a list
LogBorderWavelengthGrid props docsa logarithmic wavelength grid with given outer borders
LogWavelengthGrid props docsa logarithmic wavelength grid
NestedLogWavelengthGrid props docsa nested logarithmic wavelength grid
PredefinedBandWavelengthGrid props docsa wavelength grid including a predefined list of (broad)bands
ResolutionBorderWavelengthGrid props docsa logarithmic wavelength grid with given spectral resolution and outer borders
ResolutionWavelengthGrid props docsa logarithmic wavelength grid with given spectral resolution