Publications about pyFAI

  • PyFAI, a versatile library for azimuthal regrouping, J Kieffer & D Karkoulis; Journal of Physics: Conference Series (2013) 425 (20), pp202012 Initial publication where the usage of GPU is envisaged to overcome the speed limitation of azimuthal integration.
  • PyFAI: a Python library for high performance azimuthal integration on GPU J Kieffer & J.P. Wright; Powder Diffraction (2013) 28 (S2), pp339-350 Introduces the concept of look-up table to register the pixel distribution
  • PyFAI: a Python library for high performance azimuthal integration on GPU;
    Jérôme Kieffer, Giannis Ashiotis PROC. OF THE 7th EUR. CONF. ON PYTHON IN SCIENCE (EUROSCIPY 2014) Presents the usage of sparse matrices to store the look-up table
  • The fast azimuthal integration Python library: pyFAI; G. Ashiotis, A. Deschildre, Z. Nawaz, J. P. Wright, D. Karkoulis, F. E. Picca and J. Kieffer Journal of Applied Crystallography (2015) 48 (2), 510-519 This publication provides a nice overview of the features introduced in version 0.11 and further developed in v0.12, v0.13 & v0.14.
  • New tools for calibrating diffraction setups; J. Kieffer, V. Valls, N. Blanc and C. Hennig; Journal of Synchrotron Radiation (2020) 27 (2), 558-566; Describes the new integration scheme, the new user interface and the calibration of goniometers.

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