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NANOP

This software package implements functions to simulate spherical, ellipsoid and cubic polyatomic nanoparticles with arbitrary crystal structures and to calculate the associated pair-distribution function and X-ray/neutron total-scattering signals. It also provides a target function that can be used for simultaneous fitting of small- and wide-angle total scattering data in real and reciprocal spaces. The target function can be generated either as a sum of weighted residuals for individual datasets or as a vector of residuals suitable for optimization using multi-criteria algorithms (e.g. Pareto methods).

Documentation / User Guide

https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/nanop/index.html

Software

https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/nanop/index.html

Related Publication

Gagin, A. and Levin, I. Combined fitting of small- and wide-angle X-ray total scattering data from nanoparticles: benefits and issues J. Appl. Cryst. 47, 619 (2014)

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Created October 4, 2017, Updated November 15, 2019