30 January 2023 to 3 February 2023
Europe/Paris timezone



The PDF files below contain the relevant FPSchool 2023 lectures and exercises. 






Talk 1


Neutron diffraction for magnetic structure determination


M.T. Fernández-Díaz

Talk 2

Introduction to the FullProf suite. Options for analyzing magnetic structures in FullProf

J. Rodríguez-Carvajal

Talk 3

Symmetry description of magnetic structures: Magnetic Space Groups

J.M. Pérez-Mato

Talk 4

Hands-on demonstration of Bilbao Crystallographic Server

J.M. Pérez-Mato

Talk 5

Representation analysis vs. invariant magnetic symmetry

J.M. Pérez-Mato

Talk 6

Neutron Powder Diffraction for Studying Magnetic Structures

J. Rodríguez-Carvajal

Talk 7

Indexing magnetic reflections in powder diffraction using the k-search program

J. Rodríguez-Carvajal,

T. Hansen

Talk 8

Data reduction of single crystal data using DataRed and nDataRed

N. Katcho

Oscar Fabelo

Talk 9


C. Ritter

Talk 10

Strategies for Structural Refinement using the Rietveld method

C. Ritter

Talk 11

Simulated annealing on powder (integrated intensities and full profile approach) and single crystal

J. Rodríguez-Carvajal

Talk 12

Description of MagCif and Magndata database   

J.M. Pérez-Mato

Talk 13

Hands-on demonstration of ISODISTORT

J.M. Pérez-Mato,

J. Rodríguez-Carvajal,

O. Fabelo

Talk 14

Multi-k magnetic structures

J. Rodríguez-Carvajal

Talk 15

Magnetic super-space symmetry

J.M. Pérez-Mato

Talk 16

TOF neutron powder diffraction for magnetic structures

J. Rodríguez-Carvajal

Talk 17

Polarized Neutrons: Approach for determining spin density maps

J.A. Rodríguez-Velamazán

Talk 18

An overview of the future FullProf suite

N. Katcho

                        Download a ZIP file with all lectures HERE





Tutorial 1

Use of FullProf for Single crystals: hybrid compounds

Tutorial 2

Magnetic structure of LaMnO3 Pbnm k=[0,0,0]: options for treating the data

Tutorial 3

Magnetic structure of Ho2BaNiO5 Pnma k=[1/2,0,1/2]: options for treating  the data

Tutorial 4

Magnetic structure of DyFeWO6 Pna21 k=[0,1/2,1/2] using symmetry modes from ISODISTORT

Tutorial 5

Magnetic structure of DyMn6Ge6 using super-space symmetry: simulated annealing and Rietveld refinement

Tutorial 6

Magnetic structure of DyFeO3 using representation analysis and Magnetic super-space groups, third-order harmonics

Tutorial 7

Magnetic phase transitions in Ho2BaCuO5: sequential refinements using symmetry modes.

                    Download a ZIP file with all exercises HERE


Essential links


FullProf Suite
Crystallographic tools for Rietveld, profile matching & Integrated intensity refinements of X-Ray and/or neutron data


Bilbao Crystallographic Server of crystallographic symmetry information

ISOTROPY Software Suite

The ISOTROPY software suite is a collection of software which applies group theoretical methods to the analysis of phase transitions in crystalline solids.


International Union of Crystallography

IUCr Commission on Magnetic Structures

The primary purpose of this commission is to facilitate research on the discovery and communication of magnetic structures in magnetically ordered materials.




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