# masterListInfo¶

ChiantiPy.tools.io.masterListInfo(force=False, verbose=False)[source] [edit on github]

Get information about ions in the CHIANTI masterlist.

Returns: masterListInfo : dict {‘wmin’, ‘wmax’, ‘tmin’, ‘tmax’} Minimum and maximum wavelengths in the wgfa file. Minimum and maximum temperatures for which the ionization balance is nonzero.

Notes

This function speeds up multi-ion spectral calculations. The information is stored in a pickled file ‘masterlist_ions.pkl’ If the file is not found, one will be created.