Demeter is a comprehensive system for processing and analyzing X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy data.
It contains several packages such as Athena, Artemis and Hephaestus, which are widely used in the XAFS community.
|Licenses||GNU General Public License 3.0|
|Categories||Data analysis Visualization Data reduction XAFS Database GUI|
|Software Requirements||Ifeffit and/or Larch Perl as well as a long list of Perl modules.|
|Hardware Requirements||-||Platforms||Mac OS Linux Windows|
|Input Formats||ASCII JSON|
|Output Formats||ASCII JSON|
At Diamond Light Source
To see which Demeter versions are installed into the modules system:
From the output of this command, select a specific version (e.g. demeter/0.9.25) or omit the version number to load the latest release:
Demeter packages may be used through either of its supported backends Ifeffit and Larch. If the latter is prefered, the executable name will start with an 'l', in the former case with a 'd':
|Documentation / Tutorials|
User guides, lecture videos, Bruce Ravel's XAS training course presentations, programming documentation and more can be found at the official Demeter website
To cite Demeter in a publication, use B. Ravel and M. Newville, ATHENA, ARTEMIS, HEPHAESTUS: data analysis for X-ray absorption spectroscopy using IFEFFIT, Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 12, 537–541 (2005)
|Instruments||This software is not associated to any instruments.|