Saturday, June 28, 2008

Bins in UVPLT

You know what is a great easy way to visualize your data that I often forget about? Bin your data in UVPLT! For example, if you are making a UV distance vs. Amplitude plot, then you can actually see the amplitude structure instead of just seeing tons of points ranging all the way down to an amplitude of zero.

All you have to do is set BPARM(8) = 50 or the number of bins you want.

I think it also plots up faster this way then plotting lots of individual points!
Of course, if what you care about is a handful of really pathelogical points, than this is not the right strategy. But if you are, say, trying to identify a bad baseline or something, this works great!

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