Joint Vitess and McStas school workshop

18.09.2013-20.09.2013 Berlin, Organized by Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin

The joint Vitess and McStas teams invite interested participants to a common neutron Monte-Carlo simulation school and workshop to be held from 18 to 20 September, 2013, in Berlin, at the Grand City Hotel Globus Berlin, Ruschestraße 45, 10367 Berlin.

This workshop addresses diploma and PhD students, postdocs and staff members working or intending to work on neutron instrumentation simulations or virtual experiments. The preliminary programme of the workshop includes:

Day 1:
Introduction and tutorials for both software packages, Vitess and McStas. This session in the main addresses new users or those who would like refresh their  basic knowledge. Hands-on tutorials will complete this session.

Day 2:
Advanced features of both packages demonstrated by examples, talks and hands-on tutorials.

Day 3:
Vitess and McStas users will present their own work, general discussion and feedback will complete this session.

Experienced users might want to skip the first day of the workshop. The number of participants is limited to 25. The registration is open until 4th of September 2013.

Talks and exercises of the workshop are now available at