The CHIANTI atomic database


The CHIANTI atomic database was first released in 1996 and is now widely used in Solar Physics and Astronomy. I became involved during the project development phase when I was a PhD student working under Dr Helen Mason at Cambridge University, and I am one of the current five-member team that maintains the database. The CHIANTI team were awarded the Group Achievement Award by the Royal Astronomical Society in 2010.

Please visit the main CHIANTI website for more details about the project. The present web-page provides links to some personal files related to the database.

CHIANTI citations. A list of papers that cite the CHIANTI publications.

Atomic data bibliography. A comprehensive compilation of published atomic data-sets since 1998.

ADS atomic data bibliography. Links to ADS libraries of atomic data for each isoelectronic sequence. (Under construction.)

Archive. A collection of ions that I've assessed for CHIANTI, including data files, notes and format conversion routines.

Free-bound report (pdf). A report describing how the free-bound continuum is calculated in CHIANTI.

Lorentz tests. A set of plasma modelling code tests agreed upon at a Lorentz Centre meeting in August 2016.


This page mantained by Dr.P.R.Young, last revised on 19 September 2016.