This is an online home for the Open Reflectivity Standards Organisation (ORSO), a collaborative network of scientists interested in neutron and X-ray reflectometry.
It is intended that this website contains information relevant to all levels of interst in reflectometry.
We have a number of educational resources for reflectometry and directories of reflectometry instrumentation.
ORSO is divided into four working groups which cover different aspects of this collaboration.
- Education and outreach: The education and outreach working group aims to develop understanding of reflectivity techniques and disseminate information about reflectivity analysis.
- File formats: This working group aims to draft a spec for a standard file format to be used across X-ray and neutron reflectivity. This is an important goal to move towards interoperability across facilities.
- Data Analysis: The working group focused on data analysis is targetting a universal descriptive model language for reflectometry analysis. Additionally, they hope to develop test cases for reflectometry calculations to ensure robustivity across analysis software.
- Reproducibility: The reproducibility working group is focused on creating guidelines to ensure reproducibility of data reduction and analysis of neutron and X-ray reflectivity measurements.
This organisation and working groups are open to all, to join a working group please just sign up on the message board, contact the group chair, or sign up to the mailing list below.
Additionally, there is a GitHub organisation that administers this webpage that you can become an member of by contacting Andrew.
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