Welcome to Merlin interface’s documentation!


2020-1-28: merlin_interface 0.0.5 released!

  • Fixed continuousrw, acquisitiontime and acquisitionperiod, which was broken due to changes in the Merlin software API.
  • Improve responsiveness, by not making a new connection every time a command is executed.

About Merlin interface

Python library for interfacing with a Medipix3 detector through the Merlin readout software, over the TCP/IP interface.

The source code is accessible at https://gitlab.com/fast_pixelated_detectors/merlin_interface.

Contributions, feature requests and bug reports are welcome on the issues page.


Initial development of merlin_interface by Magnus Nord funded by epsrc via the project “fast pixel detectors: a paradigm shift in stem imaging” (grant reference ep/m009963/1). Current development by Magnus Nord funded via the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 838001.

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