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McStas: ISIS_TOSCA_preupgrade_Mantid Instrument at ISIS

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The ISIS_TOSCA_preupgrade_Mantid Instrument

TOSCA (pre-upgrade) at ISIS


  • Site: ISIS
  • Author: Peter Willendrup (DTU/ESS), Sanghamitra Mukhopadhyay (ISIS STFC)
  • Origin: DTU/ESS/ISIS
  • Date: September 2018
  • Version:(Unknown)


The model at hand is adapted from an earlier model by M.Zanetti and represents the
TOSCA instrument as it looked prior to the recent upgrade. The model at hand was
adapted during the MDANSE2018 workshop ( and by
default uses a model of the incoherent scattering from Benzene, created using 
CASTEP ( ) and converted to Sqw format iFit (

The model is naturally very challenging to run because of the indirect TOF geometry
and would benefit from an adaptive sampling approach.

Please use the version with name ISIS_TOSCA_preupgrade_Mantid to generate Mantid-oriented

Example: ISIS_TOSCA_preupgrade.instr inc=Benzene_inc_CASTEP_MDANSE2018.sqw -n1e7

Input parameters

Parameters in boldface are required; the others are optional.
Name Unit Description Default
inc filename Incoherent scattering model to use "Benzene_inc_CASTEP_MDANSE2018.sqw"
zdepth m Thickness of sample 0.002
Emin meV Minimum energy to generate at the source 0.01
Emax meV Maximum energy to generate at the source 500


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