[Ifeffit] Third cumulant in DWF

Bruce Ravel bravel at bnl.gov
Fri Apr 1 16:18:33 CDT 2011

On Friday, April 01, 2011 05:03:17 pm Ping, Yuan wrote:
> Dear IFEFFIT experts:
> Is it possible to add a k^3 term in the phase for fitting to take into
> account anharmonic effect? The fitted coefficient will be proportional to
> the 3rd cumulant of Debye-Waller factor. I work with high-temperature
> high-pressure systems where anharmonic effect is not negligible.
> Thanks.
> Yuan Ping

Hi Yuan,

Here is the relevant page from the Ifeffit reference manual:


You want to use the "3rd" path parameter, which adds a term
proportional to C3*k^3 to the sine function in the exafs equation.

See the attached figure for the place in Artemis where this parameter
is introduced.



 Bruce Ravel  ------------------------------------ bravel at bnl.gov

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