fiasco Documentation

Warning

fiasco is still in the early stages of development and as such frequent changes will be made to the API. Use at your own risk.

Warning

fiasco currently only supports the most recent version (v8) of the CHIANTI database. In the future, older versions of the database will be supported.

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A fiasco, or flask, is the typical style of bottle used to serve the Chianti Classico wine. In the same way, the fiasco package serves up the CHIANTI atomic database. Image credit: Wikipedia

Welcome to the documentation for fiasco. fiasco provides a Python interface to the CHIANTI atomic database. In addition to several high-level abstractions of the atomic data, fiasco also provides many common atomic physics calculations.