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Welcome to SrRietveld documentation!

Welcome to the SrRietveld documentation!

Software version 1.0-r6875.


Copyright 2009-2013 Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York.

The program is distributed under the BSD License.

  • If you use this program to do productive scientific research that leads to publication, we ask that you acknowledge use of the program by citing the following paper in your publication:

    • P. Tian, W. Zhou, J. Liu, Y. Shang, C. L. Farrow, P. Juhas, and S. J. L. Billinge, SrRietveld: A program for automating Rietveld refinements for high throughput studies, arXiv:1006 (2010).

    Current version of SrRietveld makes use of the FullProf and GSAS Rietveld refinement engines. If you use this program, please also kindly acknowledge use of FullProf and/or GSAS by citing the following:

    If you use GSAS as the refinement engine, please cite the paper:

    • A. C. Larson and R. B. Von Dreele, General Structure Analysis System (GSAS), Los Alamos National Laboratory Report, LAUR 86-748, (2004).

    If you use FullProf as the refinement engine, please cite the paper:

    • J. Rodriguez-Carvajal, Recent advances in magnetic structure determination by neutron powder diffraction, Physica B, 192, 55-69 (1993).


Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met: Redistributions of source code must retain the above disclaimer, this list of conditions and the following copyright notice. Redistributions must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution. Neither the name of COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY nor the names of their contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.



SrRietveld is developed as an application of the DiffPy package. Currently, the DiffPy team is Simon Billinge, Emil Božin, Timur Davis, Chris Farrow, Pavol Juhás, Peng Tian, and Yingrui Shang. Former members of the project are Dmitriy Bryndin, Wenduo Zhou, and Jiwu Liu. The project was started at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University and is now centered at the Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics at Columbia University in the city of New York

SrRietveld is developed and maintained by:

Peng Tian
Wenduo Zhou
Jiwu Liu
Yingrui Shang
Pavol Juhas
Simon Billinge


This software was developed as part of the Distributed Data Analysis of Neutron Scattering Experiments (DANSE) project funded by the US National Science Foundation under grant DMR-0520547. More information on DANSE can be found at Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the respective funding bodies.

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