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Title: Materials for learning use of GSAS-II

Abstract

The General Structure Analysis System (GSAS-II) package provides materials and crystallographic analysis for all types of diffraction data. It was initially made available with very limited capabilities, but over much of the last decade the features have been expanded, so that GSAS-II is now a comprehensive tool for nearly all types of structural and materials characterization studies. The need to provide materials to teach use of GSAS-II, while the software has been undergoing constant revision and expansion, has required new approaches for documentation. This has included providing tutorials, as each major new capability has been added, and context-sensitive help for each section of the program. Comments in the code are also expanded into a software reference guide. Finally, most recently, video versions of more than half of the tutorials were created and others were provided with animated graphics. All GSAS-II documentation is web-based.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [3]; ORCiD logo [3]
  1. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States). Advanced Photon Source (APS); Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY (United States)
  2. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States). Advanced Photon Source (APS); Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO (United States)
  3. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States). Advanced Photon Source (APS)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1542591
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Powder Diffraction
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 34; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 0885-7156
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; Python; crystallography; materials characterization; neutron diffraction; powder diffraction; software documentation; synchrotron diffraction

Citation Formats

Ginell, Keara M., Horn, Caitlin, Von Dreele, Robert B., and Toby, Brian H. Materials for learning use of GSAS-II. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1017/S0885715619000241.
Ginell, Keara M., Horn, Caitlin, Von Dreele, Robert B., & Toby, Brian H. Materials for learning use of GSAS-II. United States. doi:10.1017/S0885715619000241.
Ginell, Keara M., Horn, Caitlin, Von Dreele, Robert B., and Toby, Brian H. Sat . "Materials for learning use of GSAS-II". United States. doi:10.1017/S0885715619000241.
@article{osti_1542591,
title = {Materials for learning use of GSAS-II},
author = {Ginell, Keara M. and Horn, Caitlin and Von Dreele, Robert B. and Toby, Brian H.},
abstractNote = {The General Structure Analysis System (GSAS-II) package provides materials and crystallographic analysis for all types of diffraction data. It was initially made available with very limited capabilities, but over much of the last decade the features have been expanded, so that GSAS-II is now a comprehensive tool for nearly all types of structural and materials characterization studies. The need to provide materials to teach use of GSAS-II, while the software has been undergoing constant revision and expansion, has required new approaches for documentation. This has included providing tutorials, as each major new capability has been added, and context-sensitive help for each section of the program. Comments in the code are also expanded into a software reference guide. Finally, most recently, video versions of more than half of the tutorials were created and others were provided with animated graphics. All GSAS-II documentation is web-based.},
doi = {10.1017/S0885715619000241},
journal = {Powder Diffraction},
number = 2,
volume = 34,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {6}
}

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