FabIO: easy access to two-dimensional X-ray detector images in Python

Erik Bergbäck Knudsen, Henning O. Sørensen, Jonathan P. Wright, Gaël Goret, Jérôme Kieffer

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FabIO is a Python module written for easy and transparent reading of raw two-dimensional data from various X-ray detectors. The module provides a function for reading any image and returning a fabioimage object which contains both metadata (header information) and the raw data. All fabioimage objects offer additional methods to extract information about the image and to open other detector images from the same data series.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Applied Crystallography
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)537-539
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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© International Union of Crystallography 2013.


  • Computer program listings
  • Image processing
  • Metadata
  • Two dimensional
  • X ray apparatus
  • X ray diffraction
  • High level languages

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