LIMA : Library for Image Acquisition

Lima ( L ibrary for Im age A cquisition) is a project for the unified control of 2D detectors. The aim is to clearly separate hardware specific code from common software configuration and features, like setting standard acquisition parameters (exposure time, external trigger), file saving and image processing.

A PDF version of this documentation is available: pdf documentation

Project’s Specification is available LImA specification

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Future cameras

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