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Spectral Data for the Chandra X-Ray Observatory



Larissa Podobedova, Arlene Musgrove, Daniel E. Kelleher, Joseph Reader, Wolfgang L. Wiese, J S. Coursey, Karen J. Olsen


Tables of critically compiled wavelengths, line classifications, and transition probabilities are given for ionized spectra of neon (Ne V to Ne VIII), magnesium (Mg V to Mg X), silicon (Si VI to Si XII) and sulfur (S VIII to S XIV) in the 20 to 170 region. These tables provide data of interest for the Emission Line Project in support of analysis of astronomical data from the Chandra X-Ray Observatory. They will also be useful for diagnostics of plasmas encountered in fusion energy research. The transition probabilities were obtained mainly from recent sophisticated calculations carried out with complex computer codes.
Electronic Publication


magnesium, neon, silicon, soft x-rays sulfur, transition probabilities, wavelengths


Podobedova, L. , Musgrove, A. , Kelleher, D. , Reader, J. , Wiese, W. , Coursey, J. and Olsen, K. (2003), Spectral Data for the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, Electronic Publication, [online], internal:/None (Accessed June 16, 2024)


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Created June 1, 2003, Updated February 17, 2017