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McXtrace: a modern ray-tracing package for x-ray instrumentation
Author(s): Erik B. Knudsen; Andrea Prodi; Peter Willendrup; Kim Lefmann; Jana Baltser; Carsten Gundlach; Manuel Sanchez del Rio; Claudio Ferrero; Robert Feidenhans'l
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Paper Abstract

we present the developments of the McXtrace project, a free, open source software package based on Monte Carlo ray tracing for simulations and optimisation of complete X-ray instruments. The methodology of building a simulation is presented through an example beamline, namely Beamline 811 at MAX-lab, Lund, Sweden - a beamline dedicated to materials science.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 September 2011
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8141, Advances in Computational Methods for X-Ray Optics II, 81410G (23 September 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.894179
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Erik B. Knudsen, Risø DTU (Denmark)
Andrea Prodi, Univ. of Copenhagen (Denmark)
Peter Willendrup, Risø DTU (Denmark)
Kim Lefmann, Univ. of Copenhagen (Denmark)
European Spallation Source (Sweden)
Jana Baltser, Univ. of Copenhagen (Denmark)
Carsten Gundlach, Lund Univ. (Sweden)
Manuel Sanchez del Rio, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (France)
Claudio Ferrero, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (France)
Robert Feidenhans'l, Univ. of Copenhagen (Denmark)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8141:
Advances in Computational Methods for X-Ray Optics II
Manuel Sanchez del Rio; Oleg Chubar, Editor(s)

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