[Ifeffit] Athena reporting incorrect element on import

Bruce Ravel bravel at bnl.gov
Mon Apr 20 07:34:40 CDT 2015

Hi Ken,

I agree that Athena is not working as advertised for selecting the 
norm(E) option in the column selection dialog.  I'll look into it. 
Happily, Anna and Scott have suggested some work-arounds to keep you 
going for now.

Thanks for the bug report.

On 04/20/2015 01:40 AM, Kenneth Latham wrote:
> Hi,
> I am having a number of issues with importing my data into Athema, the
> data that I collected was on the carbon K edge. As there is an issue
> with recording carbon (as it builds up on the mirrors), the synchrotron
> that I performed my measurments at (Australian Synchrotron) has
> developed software to perform a double normalization to remove these
> effects.
> The problem comes when importing the now normalized data into Athena. As
> it doesn't require normalization again, I select the norm(E) data type
> and the correct column for energy and response which produces the
> correct plot of the data. When I click OK it attempts to produce the
> other plots, sometimes it manages to make a k-space and R-space but
> q-space is never displayed and other times it only manages the energy
> plot. Additionally, the word element is lit up red and it has selected
> beryllium as the element on the L2 edge. Changing this to carbon does
> not seem to fix the problem as it reverts back to beryllium as soon as I
> leave the main page.
> Finally, when I go to peak fitting, any value added for peaks informs me
> that it is out of range.
> I have attached some normalized data.
> Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.
> Regards,
> Ken Latham
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