[NeXus-committee] Beam position monitors

Benjamin Watts benjamin.watts at psi.ch
Tue Nov 15 13:26:56 GMT 2016

Hi Eugen,
    A BPM is essentially a 2D detector and so it should follow 
NXdetector. In fact, wouldn't it make sense to just use NXdetector to 
represent a BMP?


On 15/11/16 10:23, Eugen Wintersberger wrote:
> Hi folks,
>   I have currently a request for storing data from a beam position 
> monitor within a NeXus file.
> As we currently have no base class to store such data and beam 
> position monitors are rather common
> I made a small draft for a new base class NXbpm (see the attached PDF).
> It is currently in a very early stage. I guess the best approach would 
> be that we try this at
> DESY and discuss this during the next NIAC meeting in two years.
> Can you guys please have a look on the draft and let me know if there 
> are some things I have missed
> or if you have some good ideas about items to add or do differently?
> best regards
>    Eugen
> -- 
> Dr. Eugen Wintersberger
> Notkestr. 85
> D-22607 Hamburg
> Germany
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