The Photon and Neutron Open Science Cloud (PaNOSC)
The Photon and Neutron Open Science Cloud (PaNOSC) is a European project for making FAIR data a reality in 6 European Research Infrastructures (RIs), developing and providing services for scientific data and connecting these to the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC).
- Participate in the construction of the EOSC by linking with the e-infrastructures and other ESFRI clusters.
- Make scientific data produced at Europe’s major Photon and Neutron sources fully compatible with the FAIR principles.
- Generalise the adoption of open data policies, standard metadata and data stewardship from 15 photon and neutron RIs and physics institutes across Europe
- Provide innovative data services to the users of these facilities locally and the scientific community at large via the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC).
- Increase the impact of RIs by ensuring data from user experiments can be used beyond the initial scope.
- Share the outcomes with the national RIs who are observers in the proposal and the community at large to promote the adoption of FAIR data principles, data stewardship and the EOSC.
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Published 14th September 2021
New video released on VISA - Virtual Infrastructure for Scientific Analysis
VISA is a new way for academic and industrial researchers to access data and advanced analysis tools from anywhere they want. In a matter of minutes, users can create their own virtual working environment by simply using a web browser. With VISA, users access huge datasets and experience the same powerful compute resources as if […]Read
Published 10th September 2021
Publication released: Effects of radiation damage and inelastic scattering on single-particle imaging of hydrated proteins with an X-ray Free-Electron Laser
Latest publication with PaNOSC contribution was released on 9 September on Nature Scientific Reports. The simulation used in the research was done by using SIMEX, the simulation framework developed in the project, that uses some of most advanced simulation tools and integrates them to mimic an entire light source beamline. It is a flexible, modular […]Read
Published 6th August 2021
Why trust science? - explained in latest PaNOSC publication
Latest publication  released on 3 August 2021 on Zenodo sheds light on “The vital role of primary experimental data for ensuring trust in (Photon & Neutron) science”. The foundation of experimental science is data and the progress of science relies upon a study being reproducible by others’ analysis of the same data. Replicability, on […]Read
Published 13th September 2021
Use Case 22 - BRAGGY diffraction image viewer
In the context of remote operation, there is a need to create an application for browsing and visualising diffraction data, so that the users of the ESRF MX beamlines can easily view the data they acquire. At present, the data is stored in either HDF5 or CBF files produced by Pilatus, Eiger and Jungfrau detectors. The […]Read
Published 21st July 2021
Use Case 21 - Online visualization and analysis of HDF5 PyMCA Output Files
X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) is a non-destructive analytical technique used to determine the elemental composition of materials. XRF analysers determine the chemistry of a sample by measuring the X-ray photons emitted from a sample when it is excited by a primary X-ray source. Each of the elements present in a sample produces a set of characteristic […]Read
Published 26th May 2021
Use Case 20 - Using an e-learning platform to support presentations
When presenting software at conferences or seminars it is easy to demonstrate the functionalities, but much more difficult to effectively communicate the actual user experience. Furthermore, the passive mode of listing makes it easier to forget what the software could do or how to do it. In order to engage the participants, online services can […]Read
PaNOSC & ExPaNDS at the 4th LEAPS Plenary Meeting
On October 21st, from 11:10 to 11:45 CEST, in the frame of the 4th LEAPS Plenary Meeting (20-22 October 2021), Andy Götz and Patrick Führmann, PaNOSC and ExPaNDS coordinators respectively, will give their contribution to the event with a session on DATA MANAGEMENT – Future of the ExPaNDS and PaNOSC EU projects in the context […]More info
Persistent Identifiers for Research Facilities Workshop
On 22 October 2021, from 09:00 to 13:00 CEST, PaNOSC sister project ExPaNDS will organise a workshop reflecting on practices of the Persistent Identifiers (PIDs)* use in research facilities and on the opportunities to introduce better practices. Presenters will give an update on the state-of-the-art and recent developments in the use of PIDs that are […]More info
Save the date & Register: ExPaNDS & PaNOSC 2nd PaN EOSC Symposium
We are pleased to announce our second joint online Photon and Neutron EOSC symposium of ExPaNDS and PaNOSC on 26th October 2021, from 9:30 to 13:00 CET. We invite you to block these dates in your diary and register! As the two projects continue to advance towards making FAIR data and the EOSC a reality, […]More info