System of methods and programs for the characterization of axial textures by synchrotron light and electrons


  • Alejandro Campos Rodríguez CIMAV
  • Luis Fuentes-Montero Diamond Light Source
  • Luis Edmundo Fuentes Cobas CIMAV
  • Juan Narváez Monroy CIMAV
  • E. Villalobos-Portillo European Synchrotron Radiation Facility



Fibre texture; synchrotron; crystallographic software; pole figure; inverse pole figure


Crystallographic algorithms and computer programs play significant roles in materials’ characterization. A software package for the quantitative characterization of crystallographic texture, under axial symmetry conditions, is presented. The proposed methodology is intended for use with both electrons and high-energy synchrotron X-rays. Three different programs are introduced. Anaelu and Grazing are based on the Rietveld modelling approach. Dianne follows the Bunge’s symmetrized spherical harmonics method. A SrTiO3 model sample is proposed as a hypothetical study case.


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How to Cite

Campos Rodríguez A, Fuentes-Montero L, Fuentes Cobas LE, Narváez Monroy J, Villalobos-Portillo E. System of methods and programs for the characterization of axial textures by synchrotron light and electrons. Supl. Rev. Mex. Fis. [Internet]. 2022 Jun. 24 [cited 2022 Aug. 12];3(1):010605 1-5. Available from:



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