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Behavior of models

While the behavoir of most simple models, i.e. how the spectral energy distribution (SED) changes when you vary a model parameter, is intuitively obvious, the same cannot be said about some of the complicated models.

In order to visualize the behavior of some of models, what I have done here is basically take the default parameter values when the model is loaded by XSPEC/ISIS, pick a parameter and vary it, keeping all other parameters constant. The simple Gaussian lime emission model zgauss is included just to show the effect of redshift on spectra.

agnjet: (1) M_bh/M_Sun(2) Eddrat/L_Edd(3) Jetrat/L_Edd(4) pspec(5) z_sh/rg(6) r0/rg(7) outfac(8) hratio,  (9) visco [not varied],  (10) incl (deg)(11) u_sh/c(12) Tin/Kelvin(13) eltemp/Kelvin(14) plfrac(15) bbsw(16) mxsw(17) D/kpc(18) dopsw(19) comsw(20) fsc(21) zfrac(22) zmax (log[cm])(23) equip(24) tbb2(25) bbf2(26) gamfac
eqpair: (1) l_h/l_s(2) l_bb(3) kT_bb(4) l_nt/l_h(5) tau_p(6) radius(7) g_min(8) g_max(9) G_inj(10) pairinj(11) cosIncl(12) Refl(13) Fe_abund(14) Ab>He(15) T_disk(16) xi(17) Beta(18) Rin(19) Rout(20) redshift(21) norm
bmc: (1) kT/keV(2) alpha(3) log(A)(4) norm 
compTT: (1) redshift(2) T0/keV seed photon temp.(3) kT plasma temp.(4) tau_p plasma optical depth(5) approx(6) norm
kerrbb: (1) eta(2) a(3) inclination(4) Mbh(5) Mdd(6) Dkpc(7) hd(8) self-irradiation flag(9) limb-darkening flag
zgauss: (1) LineE/keV(2) Sigma/keV(3) redshift(4) norm 
zedge: (1) edgeE/keV(2) MaxTau(3) Redshift 
smedge: (1) edgeE/keV(2) MaxTau(3) Smearing width 
nrich: (1) column(2) rlogxi(3) nabund(4) Redshift(5) norm 

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