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How BT-1 Time is allocated
Request Beam Time on BT-1 - View an example proposal submission here.

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View Sample Neutron Diffraction Data from BT-1
Estimate Neutron Attenuation and Activation
Estimate X-Ray Absorptions

BT-1 Users' Guide
BT-1 ICP Reference manual

Crystallography Software Downloads
Other Available Software Downloads

BT-1 Data conversion software:

Windows executables of gformat and proprep with instructions.
source code suitable to be compiled with g77 on most *nix/OSX machines.

Data viewing tools software:

Python code to plot temperature and H-field for data files can be found here
Download the cmpr program for data examination.

For Internal Use Only:

NCNR crystallography resources
Inorganic Crystal Structure Database - Search Page

Contact the BT-1 Instrument Team:

100 Bureau Drive, Stop 6102
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

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