Gyoto::Spectrum::PowerLaw Class Reference

I_nu=constant_*nu^exponent_. More...

#include <GyotoPowerLawSpectrum.h>

Inheritance diagram for Gyoto::Spectrum::PowerLaw:
Gyoto::Spectrum::Generic Gyoto::SmartPointee Gyoto::Object

List of all members.

Public Types

typedef Gyoto::SmartPointer
< Gyoto::SmartPointee
Subcontractor_t (Gyoto::FactoryMessenger *, std::vector< std::string > const &)
 A subcontractor builds an object upon order from the Factory.

Public Member Functions

virtual Property const * getProperties () const
 Get list of properties.
 PowerLaw (double exponent, double constant=1.)
 Constructor setting exponent_ and optionally constant_.
virtual PowerLawclone () const
 Cloner.
double constant () const
 Get constant_.
void constant (double)
 Set constant_.
double exponent () const
 Get exponent_.
void exponent (double)
 Set exponent_.
std::vector< double > cutoffinev () const
 Get cutoffs.
void cutoffinev (std::vector< double > const &v)
 Set cutoffs.
virtual double operator() (double nu) const
 I_nu = mySpectrum(nu), nu in Hz. Assumes optically thick regime.
const std::string kind () const
 Get spectrum kind.
virtual double operator() (double nu, double opacity, double ds) const
 I_nu in optically thin regime.
virtual double integrate (double nu1, double nu2)
 Integrate optically thick I_nu.
virtual double integrate (double nu1, double nu2, const Spectrum::Generic *opacity, double ds)
 Integrate optically thin I_nu.
void incRefCount ()
 Increment the reference counter. Warning: Don't mess with the counter.
int decRefCount ()
 Decrement the reference counter and return current value. Warning: Don't mess with the counter.
int getRefCount ()
 Get the current number of references.
virtual bool isThreadSafe () const
 Whether this class is thread-safe.
void set (Property const &p, Value val)
 Set Value of a Property.
void set (Property const &p, Value val, std::string const &unit)
 Set Value (expressed in unit) of a Property.
void set (std::string const &pname, Value val)
 Set Value of a Property.
void set (std::string const &pname, Value val, std::string const &unit)
 Set Value (expressed in unit) of a Property.
Value get (Property const &p) const
 Get Value of a Property.
Value get (std::string const &pname) const
 Get Value of a Property.
Value get (Property const &p, std::string const &unit) const
 Get Value of a Property, converted to unit.
Value get (std::string const &pname, std::string const &unit) const
 Get Value of a Property, converted to unit.
Property const * property (std::string const pname) const
 Find property by name.
virtual void fillProperty (Gyoto::FactoryMessenger *fmp, Property const &p) const
 Output a single Property to XML.
virtual void fillElement (Gyoto::FactoryMessenger *fmp) const
 Fill the XML element for this Object.
virtual void setParameters (Gyoto::FactoryMessenger *fmp)
 Main loop for parsing Properties from XML description.
virtual int setParameter (std::string name, std::string content, std::string unit)
 Set parameter by name.
virtual void setParameter (Gyoto::Property const &p, std::string const &name, std::string const &content, std::string const &unit)
 Set parameter by Property (and name).
std::string describeProperty (Gyoto::Property const &p) const
 Format desrciption for a property.
void help () const
 Print (to stdout) some help on this class.

Static Public Attributes

static GYOTO_OBJECT Property const properties []
 Property list.

Protected Attributes

double constant_
 I_nu=constant_*nu^exponent_.
double exponent_
 I_nu=constant_*nu^exponent_.
double minfreq_
 Lower-frequency cutoff (emits at nu>=minfreq_).
double maxfreq_
 Upper-frequency cutoff (emits at nu<=maxfreq_).
std::string kind_
 The "kind" that is output in the XML entity.
std::vector< std::string > plugins_
 The plug-ins that needs to be loaded to access this instance's class.

Friends

class Gyoto::SmartPointer< Gyoto::Spectrum::PowerLaw >
class Gyoto::SmartPointer< Gyoto::Spectrum::Generic >

Detailed Description

I_nu=constant_*nu^exponent_.

Light emitted by e.g. a Star.

XML stanza:

    <Spectrum kind="PowerLaw">
      <Exponent> 0. </Exponent>
      <Constant> 1. </Constant>
    </Spectrum>

Member Typedef Documentation

typedef Gyoto::SmartPointer<Gyoto::SmartPointee> Gyoto::SmartPointee::Subcontractor_t(Gyoto::FactoryMessenger *, std::vector< std::string > const &) [inherited]

A subcontractor builds an object upon order from the Factory.

Various classes need to provide a subcontractor to be able to instantiate themselves upon order from the Factory. A subcontractor is a function (often a static member function) which accepts a pointer to a FactoryMessenger as unique parameter, communicates with the Factory using this messenger to read an XML description of the object to build, and returns this objet. SmartPointee::Subcontractor_t* is just generic enough a typedef to cast to and from other subcontractor types: Astrobj::Subcontractor_t, Metric::Subcontractor_t, Spectrum::Subcontractor_t. A subcontractor needs to be registered using the relevant Register() function: Astrobj::Register(), Metric::Register(), Spectrum::Register().


Member Function Documentation

std::string Gyoto::Object::describeProperty ( Gyoto::Property const &  p  )  const [inherited]

Format desrciption for a property.

Returns a string containing the name(s) and type of the property, as well as whether it supports unit.

virtual void Gyoto::Object::fillElement ( Gyoto::FactoryMessenger fmp  )  const [virtual, inherited]

Fill the XML element for this Object.

The base implementation simply calls fillProperty() for each Property defined for the Object.

Derived classes should avoid overriding fillElement(). It may make sense occasionally, e.g. to make sure that the metric is output first.

To customize how a given Property is rendered, it is better to override fillProperty().

If this method is overridden, the implementation should in general call fillElement() on the direct base.

Reimplemented in Gyoto::Astrobj::Complex, Gyoto::Spectrometer::Complex, and Gyoto::Scenery.

virtual void Gyoto::Object::fillProperty ( Gyoto::FactoryMessenger fmp,
Property const &  p 
) const [virtual, inherited]

Output a single Property to XML.

The base implementation decides what to do based on the p.type. The format matches how setParameters() an setParameter() would interpret the XML descition.

Overriding this method should be avoided, but makes sense in some cases (for instance Screen::fillProperty() selects a different unit for Distance based on its magnitude, so that stellar sizes are expressed in solar radii while smaller sizes can be expressed in meters and larger sizes in parsecs).

Overriding implementation should fall-back on calling the implementation in the direct parent class:

 class A: public Object {};
 class B: public A { 
  using B::setParameter;
  virtual void fillProperty(Gyoto::FactoryMessenger *fmp,
                        Property const &p) const ;
 };
 void B::fillProperty(Gyoto::FactoryMessenger *fmp,
                        Property const &p) const {
   if (name=="Duff") fmp->doSomething();
   else A::fillProperty(fmp, p);
 }

Reimplemented in Gyoto::Astrobj::DirectionalDisk, Gyoto::Astrobj::Disk3D, Gyoto::Astrobj::EquatorialHotSpot, Gyoto::Astrobj::NeutronStarModelAtmosphere, Gyoto::Astrobj::PatternDisk, Gyoto::Astrobj::PolishDoughnut, Gyoto::Scenery, Gyoto::Screen, Gyoto::Astrobj::Star, and Gyoto::Spectrometer::Uniform.

virtual Property const* Gyoto::Spectrum::PowerLaw::getProperties (  )  const [virtual]

Get list of properties.

This method is declared automatically by the GYOTO_OBJECT macro and defined automatically by the GYOTO_PROPERTY_END macro.

Reimplemented from Gyoto::Spectrum::Generic.

void Gyoto::Object::help (  )  const [inherited]

Print (to stdout) some help on this class.

Describe all properties that this instance supports.

virtual double Gyoto::Spectrum::Generic::integrate ( double  nu1,
double  nu2,
const Spectrum::Generic opacity,
double  ds 
) [virtual, inherited]

Integrate optically thin I_nu.

See operator()(double nu, double opacity, double ds) const

Parameters:
nu1,nu2 boundaries for the integration
opacity the frequency-dependent opacity law given as a pointer to a Gyoto::Spectrum::Generic sub-class instance
ds the element length for spatial integration
Returns:
I, the integral of I_nu between nu1 and nu2
virtual double Gyoto::Spectrum::Generic::integrate ( double  nu1,
double  nu2 
) [virtual, inherited]

Integrate optically thick I_nu.

See operator()(double nu) const

Parameters:
nu1,nu2 boundaries for the integration
Returns:
I, the integral of I_nu between nu1 and nu2

Reimplemented in Gyoto::Spectrum::Python.

virtual bool Gyoto::Object::isThreadSafe (  )  const [virtual, inherited]

Whether this class is thread-safe.

Return True if this object is thread-safe, i.e. if an instance and its clone can be used in parallel threads (in the context of Scenery::raytrace()). Known objects which are not thread-safe include Lorene metrics and everything from the Python plug-in.

The default implementation considers that the class itself is thread safe and recurses into the declared properties to check whether they are safe too. Classes that abide to the Object/Property paradigm and are themselves thread-safe have nothing special to do.

Objects that clone children in their copy constructor that are not declared as properties must take these children into account.

Classes that are never thread-safe must declare it. It acn be easily done using GYOTO_OBJECT_THREAD_SAFETY in the class declaration and GYOTO_PROPERTY_THREAD_UNSAFE in the class definition.

virtual double Gyoto::Spectrum::Generic::operator() ( double  nu,
double  opacity,
double  ds 
) const [virtual, inherited]

I_nu in optically thin regime.

Generic implementation assumes emissivity = opacity.

Parameters:
nu frequency in Hz
opacity such that opacity*ds=optical thickness.
ds in geometrical units

Reimplemented in Gyoto::Spectrum::ThermalBremsstrahlung, and Gyoto::Spectrum::Python.

Property const* Gyoto::Object::property ( std::string const   pname  )  const [inherited]

Find property by name.

Look into the Property list for a Property whose name (or name_false, for a boolean Property) is pname. Return a const pointer to the first such property found, or NULL if none is found.

virtual void Gyoto::Object::setParameter ( Gyoto::Property const &  p,
std::string const &  name,
std::string const &  content,
std::string const &  unit 
) [virtual, inherited]

Set parameter by Property (and name).

This function is used when parsing an XML description, if Property (p) of this name is found (i.e. either p.name or p.name_false is equal to name). Implementation should fall-back on calling the direct's parent implementation:

 class A: public Object {};
 class B: public A { 
  using B::setParameter;
  virtual void setParameter(Gyoto::Property const &p,
                            std::string name,
                                std::string content,
                                std::string unit);
 };
 void B::setParameter(Gyoto::Property const &p,
                          std::string name,
                          std::string content,
                          std::string unit) {
   if (name=="Duff") doSomething(content, unit);
   else A::setParameter(p, name, content, unit);
 }
Parameters:
p Property that matches name (p.name == name or p.name_false == name)
name XML name of the parameter (XML entity)
content string representation of the value
unit string representation of the unit

Reimplemented in Gyoto::Astrobj::PolishDoughnut.

virtual int Gyoto::Object::setParameter ( std::string  name,
std::string  content,
std::string  unit 
) [virtual, inherited]

Set parameter by name.

This function is used when parsing an XML description, if no Property of this name is found. Overriding implementation should fall-back on calling the direct's parent implementation:

 class A: public Object {};
 class B: public A { 
  using B::setParameter;
  virtual int setParameter(std::string name,
                            std::string content,
                            std::string unit);
 };
 int B::setParameter(std::string name,
                            std::string content,
                            std::string unit) {
   if (name=="Duff") doSomething(content, unit);
   else return A::setParameter(name, content, unit);
   return 0;  // name was known
 }
Parameters:
name XML name of the parameter (XML entity). This may have a path component, e.g. "Astrobj::Radius", in which case a property named "Astrobj" will be sought in the current object, and setParameter will be called recusrively on this Astrobj with Radius as name.
content string representation of the value
unit string representation of the unit
Returns:
0 if this parameter is known, 1 if it is not.

Reimplemented in Gyoto::Astrobj::EquatorialHotSpot, Gyoto::Metric::KerrKS, Gyoto::Metric::RotStar3_1, and Gyoto::Astrobj::Star.

virtual void Gyoto::Object::setParameters ( Gyoto::FactoryMessenger fmp  )  [virtual, inherited]

Main loop for parsing Properties from XML description.

This function queries the FactoryMessenger for elements to parse, and tries to matche each element to a Property to set it accordingly.

Any class that tries to be buildable from XML must supply a subcontractor (for base classes such as Metric, Astrobj, Spectrum and Spectrometer, it is done as a template that must be specialized for each class).

This subcontractor typically looks somewhat like this:

SmartPointer<Metric::Generic>
Gyoto::Metric::MyKind::Subcontractor(FactoryMessenger* fmp) {
  SmartPointer<MyKind> gg = new MyKind();
  gg -> setParameters(fmp);
  return gg;
}

Although this is discouraged, it is possible to override the following functions to customize how XML entities are parsed:

  • setParameters() if low-level access to the FactoryMessenger is required;
  • setParameter(std::string name, std::string content, std::string unit) to interpret an entity that does not match a Property (e.g. alternative name);
  • setParameter(Gyoto::Property const &p, std::string const &name, std::string const &content, std::string const &unit) to change how a Property is interpreted.

Reimplemented in Gyoto::Astrobj::Generic, Gyoto::Astrobj::Complex, Gyoto::Spectrometer::Complex, Gyoto::Astrobj::EquatorialHotSpot, Gyoto::Astrobj::OscilTorus, Gyoto::Photon, Gyoto::Astrobj::Star, and Gyoto::Spectrometer::Uniform.


Member Data Documentation

std::string Gyoto::Object::kind_ [protected, inherited]

The "kind" that is output in the XML entity.

E.g. for an Astrobj, fillElement() will ensure

   <Astrobj kind="kind_" ...>...</Astrobj>

is written.

std::vector<std::string> Gyoto::Object::plugins_ [protected, inherited]

The plug-ins that needs to be loaded to access this instance's class.

E.g. for an Astrobj, fillElement() will ensure

   <Astrobj ... plugin="plugins_">...</Astrobj>

is written.

GYOTO_OBJECT Property const Gyoto::Spectrum::PowerLaw::properties[] [static]

Property list.

This static member is declared automatically by the GYOTO_OBJECT macro and defined automatically by the GYOTO_PROPERTY_START, GYOTO_PROPERTY_END and GYOTO_PROPERTY_* macros.

The list of properties is implemented as a static array of Property instances. The last item in a Property of type Property::empty_t, which evaluates to false, so the list can be considered to be NULL-terminated (it is actually rather false-terminated). This empty_t last item can be a link to another Property list: for instance, the last item in Gyoto::Astrobj::Standard::properties is a link to Gyoto::Astrobj::Generic::properties.

Reimplemented from Gyoto::Spectrum::Generic.


The documentation for this class was generated from the following file:

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