application definition, extends NXobject


This is an application definition for raw data from an X-ray fluorescence experiment


The symbol(s) listed here will be used below to coordinate datasets with the same shape.

nE: Number of energies

Groups cited:

NXdata, NXdetector, NXentry, NXinstrument, NXmonitor, NXmonochromator, NXsample, NXsource


entry: (required) NXentry

title: (required) NX_CHAR

start_time: (required) NX_DATE_TIME

definition: (required) NX_CHAR

Official NeXus NXDL schema to which this file conforms.

Obligatory value: NXfluo

INSTRUMENT: (required) NXinstrument

SOURCE: (required) NXsource

type: (required) NX_CHAR

name: (required) NX_CHAR

probe: (required) NX_CHAR

Obligatory value: x-ray

monochromator: (required) NXmonochromator

wavelength: (required) NX_FLOAT

fluorescence: (required) NXdetector

data: (required) NX_INT (Rank: 1, Dimensions: [nE])

energy: (required) NX_FLOAT (Rank: 1, Dimensions: [nE])

SAMPLE: (required) NXsample

name: (required) NX_CHAR

Descriptive name of sample

MONITOR: (required) NXmonitor

mode: (required) NX_CHAR

Count to a preset value based on either clock time (timer) or received monitor counts (monitor).

Any of these values: monitor | timer

preset: (required) NX_FLOAT

preset value for time or monitor

data: (required) NX_INT

data: (required) NXdata

energy: link (suggested target: /entry/instrument/fluorescence/energy)

data: link (suggested target: /entry/instrument/fluorescence/data)

Hypertext Anchors

List of hypertext anchors for all groups, fields, attributes, and links defined in this class.

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