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irfu-matlab is a package of matlab routines for space scientists working with data from different space missions.
irfu-matlab includes different parts:
  • General plasma physics: estimates of different plasma parameters, plasma wave dispersion relations, plasma wave visualization
  • General time series analysis routines: minimum variance, Hofmann-Teller, Walén analysis,...
  • Multi-spacecraft analysis methods: gradient methods (e.g. curlometer), timing
  • Data reading supports: Cluster Active Archive, OMNI, cdf
  • Plotting routines: time series, spectrograms, spacecraft location, (publishing quality figures!)

Examples

All examples can be reconstructed directly after installing irfu-matlab and running the corresponding
routines. 

Plasma physics

Cold plasma dispersion relation
Dispersion surfaces can be plotted for different plasma parameters and colored depending on polarization, E/B, ellipticity...
Plasma wave movies
Example shows shear Alfvén wave propagating at 45 degree angle. More examples 

Cluster satellites

Cluster location
[c_pl_sc_conf_xyz]
Location can be shown in different formats - 2D, 3D, relative/absolute.
Cluster separation during mission [Example_Cluster_separation]
Distance between two Cluster spacecraft is shown using the colors of both spacecraft 
 


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