BGMN related download

Site map

INDEX variables Index example Download


The EFLECH and INDEX beta versions are intended to be used for getting familiar with the software. They have no limitations. You should not use this beta code after Jun 2006. Index at level 3.5.9 has successfully passed a set of 17 test examples consisting of In all cases, the default values for ignore= were in usage.

Licence Conditions

  1. Use the program at your own risk.

  2. Educational use of the program is encouraged.

  3. Commercial use is strictly forbidden.

  4. Using the beta program is not allowed after Jun 2006.

  5. For any questions, mailto

  6. If results achieved with EFLECH are to be published, please cite the following paper:

    G. Querner, J. Bergmann, W. Blau
    A method for data reduction and optimal experimental design in XPD
    proceedings of the 1st European Conference on Powder Diffraction (EPDIC 1)
    Mat. Sci. Forum 79-82 (1991) part1 pp. 107-112

  7. If results achieved with EFLECH/INDEX are to be published, please see here for a paper appropriate for citation.

Installation instructions

Download the appropriate program files and the data files (''). Create a directory 'rietveld' in the root of a volume (e.g. c:). Then unzip the program files and the data files into this directory. Append this directory to the path. Set the environment variable EFLECH to the program directory:
Now you are ready to run EFLECH/INDEX.

It is recommended to create separate subdirectories for each analytical task (e.g. c:\rietveld\k2cr2o7) and to run all programs from these subdirectories. These subdirs should contain the control file (*.sav), the measuring data file (*.val, *.rd, *.raw) and the instrumental function file (*.geq/*.ger).

Actual Release is 3.5.9

Download area

The Linux example includes the binary *.geq file for Intel processors. It may not be used on other UNIX systems.