[Ifeffit] Fwd: Re: E0 for bulk crystals and nanoparticles

Bruce Ravel bravel at anl.gov
Mon Feb 26 09:04:16 CST 2007

On Sunday 25 February 2007 20:44, Leandro Araujo wrote:
> I don't know if it is just me, but in my short time working with
> EXAFS I got the strong impression that it is very easy to fall into
> the temptation of sophistry to get to the "expected" results from a
> fit.

That is very well put.  I hope everyone reading the list today
appreciates your wise words.

> In this respect, I consider the mailing list an invaluable resource
> to help overcoming such a temptation.

That's great -- thanks.  Kind words go a long way with those of us who
invest time on the mailing list.

As for your question -- I really liked Scott's point about looking at
the XANES as a clue about whether e0 should be changing in the EXAFS.
Use all the information (spectroscopic or otherwise) available to you.


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