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ready Neutron, X-ray and muon Data Format

Abbreviation: NeXus

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NeXus is an international standard developed by scientists and programmers worldwide to foster more collaboration and data sharing in the analysis and visualization of neutron, x-ray, and muon data. NeXus has its foundation on HDF5 and adds domain-specific rules for organizing data within HDF5 files as welll as a dictionary of well-defined domain-specific field names.


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How to cite this record NeXus; Neutron, X-ray and muon Data Format; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:33 p.m.; Last accessed: Sep 27 2021 4:55 a.m.

Record added: July 19, 2017, 2:11 p.m.
Record updated: Oct. 1, 2018, 2:12 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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Konnecke M,Akeroyd FA,Bernstein HJ,Brewster AS,Campbell SI,Clausen B,Cottrell S,Hoffmann JU,Jemian PR,Mannicke D,Osborn R,Peterson PF,Richter T,Suzuki J,Watts B,Wintersberger E,Wuttke J
J Appl Crystallogr 2015

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