SIMRES 6.3.3
March 2015


SIMRES 6.3.3, March 2015
RESTRAX 5.2.4, June 2014


Users' guide for SIMRES
ICANS XXI poster

Supported by
Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MEYS)
SINE 2020 (EU HORIZON 2020 programme)
Czech Science Foundation
EU 6th framework programme
EU 5th framework programme


About RESTRAX code:

  1. J. Šaroun, J. Kulda, P. Mikula, M. Vrána, "Monte Carlo simulations of parasitic and multiple reflections in elastically bent perfect single-crystals", Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A, doi:10.1016/j.nima.2010.06.219, in print.
  2. J. Šaroun, J. Kulda, "Raytrace of Neutron Optical Systems with RESTRAX", in Modern Developments in X-Ray and Neutron Optics, eds. A. Erko, M. Idir, T. Krist, A.G. Michette, Springer Berlin 2008, p. 57-68.
  3. J. Šaroun, J. Kulda, "MC ray-tracing optimization of lobster-eye focusing devices with RESTRAX", Physica B 385-386 (2006), 1250-1252.
  4. J. Šaroun, "Random-walk algorithm for the simulation of neutron diffraction in deformed mosaic crystals", Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 529 (2004) 162-165.
  5. J. Šaroun, J. Kulda, "Neutron ray-tracing simulations and data analysis with RESTRAX",SPIE proceedings 5536 (2004), 124-133.
  6. J. Šaroun, J. Kulda, "RESTRAX: modelling the three-axis spectrometer resolution", Proc. of SCNS, December 12-14, 2002, Grenoble, France.
  7. J. Šaroun, J. Kulda, "Monte Carlo Ray-Tracing Code for RESTRAX", Neutron News 13 (2002) 15-19.
  8. J. Šaroun, J. Kulda, "Monte Carlo simulations of Resolution Functions and Scan Profiles for Neutron Three-Axis Spectrometer", Journal of Neutron Research 6 (1997) 125-133.
  9. J. Šaroun, J. Kulda, "RESTRAX - a program for TAS resolution calculation and for scan profile simulation", Physica B 234-236 (1997) 1102-1104.
  10. J. Šaroun, "RESTRAX", ILL Technical Report 96SA08T (1996).


  1. P. Mikula, M. Vrána, J. Šaroun, B.S. Seong, V. Em, M.K. Moon, "Observation of multiple Bragg reflections of neutrons in bent perfect crystals", Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A, doi:10.1016/j.nima.2010.06.217, in print.
  2. B.-S. Seong, V. Em, P. Mikula, J. Šaroun, M.-H. Kang, "Optimization of a bent perfect Si(111) monochromator at a small take-off angle for use in a stress instrument", J. Appl. Cryst. 43 (2010) 654-658.
  3. R. Wimpory, P. Mikula, J. Šaroun, T. Poeste, J. Li, M. Hofmann, R. Schneider, "Efficiency Boost of the Materials Science Diffractometer E3 at BENSC: One Order of Magnitude Due to a Horizontally and Vertically Focusing Monochromator", Neutron News 19 (2008) 16-19.
  4. K. Lefmann et al., "Virtual experiments: the ultimate aim of neutron ray-tracing simulations", J. Neutron Research 16 (2008) 97 - 111.
  5. M. Boehm, A. Hiess, J. Kulda, S. Roux, J. Šaroun, "ThALES - Three axis low energy spectroscopy at the Institut Laue - Langevin", Meas. Sci. Technol. 19 (2008) 34024.
  6. H. Schoeber, et al., "Tailored instrumentation for long-pulse neutron spallation sources", Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 589 (2008) 34-46.
  7. M. Kempa, B. Janoušová, J. Šaroun, P. Flores, M. Boehm, F. Demmel, J. Kulda, "The FlatCone multianalyzer setup for ILL's three-axis spectrometers", Physica B 385-386 (2006), 1080-1082.
  8. A. Wildes, J. Šaroun, E. Farhi, I. Anderson, P. Hoghoj, A Brochier, "A comparison of Monte-Carlo simulation programs with experiment: the effect of a focusing guide on resolution", Applied Physics A Suppl 74 (2002) s1452-s1454.
  9. J. Šaroun, T. Pirling, R.B. Rogge, "Optimization of focusing monochromator for neutron strain-scanning diffractometer", Applied Physics A Suppl 74 (2002) s1489-s1491.
  10. P. A. Seeger, L.L. Daemen, E. Farhi, E.-T. Lee, L. Wang, L. Passel, J. Šaroun, G. Zsigmond, "Monte Carlo Code Comparisons for a Model Instrument", Neutron News 13 (2002) 24-29.
  11. J. Kulda, P. Courtois, P. Flores, J. Šaroun, M. Thomas, M. Enderle, A. Monteith, "IN20 - the high flux polarised neutron TAS", SPIE proceedings 4509 (2002) 13-20.
  12. M. Jiménez-Ruiz, A. Hiess, J.C. Castagna, R. Currat, J. Saroun, F.J. Bermejo, "Status of the ILL's renewed thermal three-axis spectrometer IN8C", Proc. of The ILL millennium symposium & European user meeting, Grenoble, 6-7 april 2001, 301.
  13. J. Kulda, J. Šaroun, P. Courtois, M. Thomas, P. Flores, "IN20 - The ILL high-flux polarised-neutron three-axis spectrometer", Applied Physics A Suppl 74 (2002) s246-s248.
  14. F. Demmel, "Design study of a novel multi detector unit for a triple axis spectrometer",Proc. of The ILL millennium symposium & European user meeting, Grenoble, 6-7 april 2001, 305.
  15. J. Kulda, P. Courtois, J. Saroun, M. Enderle, P. Flores, M. Thomas, "First neutron tests of the renewed IN20 polarization analysis spectrometer", Proc. of The ILL millennium symposium & European user meeting, Grenoble, 6-7 april 2001, 206.
  16. R. Gilles, B. Krimmer, J. Šaroun, H. Boysen, H. Fuess, "The concept of the new structure powder diffractometer (SPODI) at the FRM-II in Garching ", Mater. Sci. Forum 378-3 (2001) 282-287.
  17. A. Wildes, J. Šaroun, E. Farhi, I. Anderson, P. Hoghoj, A. Brochier, "A comparison of Monte-Carlo simulations using RESTRAX and McSTAS with experiment on IN14", Physica B 276-278 (2000) 177-178.
  18. J. Šaroun, J. Kulda, A. Wildes, A. Hiess, "Monte Carlo Simulation of Neutron Fluxes on an Absolute Scale - Comparison to Experiments", Physica B 276-278 (2000) 148-149.
  19. J. Kulda, P. Mikula, J. Šaroun, "Elastically Bent Perfect Crystal Analyzer.", Physica B 276-278 (2000) 73-74.
  20. A. Hiess, R. Currat, J. Šaroun, F. J. Bermejo, "ILL's renewed thermal three-axis spectrometer", Physica B 276-278 (2000) 91-92.
  21. R. Gilles, G. Artus, J. Šaroun, H. Boysen, H. Fuess, "The New Structure Powder Diffractometer at the FRM II in Garching", Physica B 276-278 (2000) 87-88.
  22. P. Mikula, J. Kulda, P. Lukáš, P. Strunz, J. Šaroun, M. Vrána, V. Wagner, "Some practical Applications of Bent Perfect Crystals in Neutron Diffractions Experiments", PTB Braunschweig report N29 (1997).
  23. J. Kulda, J. Šaroun, "Elastically bent silicon monochromator and analyzer on a TAS instrument", Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 379 (1996) 155-166.