Institute of Solid State Physics, University of Latvia
Kengaraga street 8, LV-1063 Riga, Latvia

Latvian Synchrotron Radiation Society (LSRS) was founded in 1997 at the initiative group meeting at the Institute of Solid State Physics and unites Latvian researchers having common interests in the use of synchrotron radiation facilities.

Society Chair: Dr.hab.phys. Juris Purans
Co-Chair: Dr.phys. Alexei Kuzmin


  • X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Group in Latvia
  • International X-ray Absorption Society.
  • European Synchrotron and FEL user organisation (ESUO)

  • International Union of Crystallography
  • Synchrotron Radiation Research Theory Network


  • Publications on X-ray absorption spectroscopy
  • IXS XAFS Database
  • UnCover Database
  • AcReDaS - Actinide reference database for Spectroscopy.


  • EDA - EXAFS Data Analysis software package.
  • EDACA - EXAFS data analysis using configurational average.
  • EvAX - simulation-based analysis of EXAFS data for crystalline and nanocrystalline materials.
  • XAESA - software for X-ray absorption and emission spectroscopy analytics.
  • Larch - an open-source library and toolkit for processing and analyzing X-ray spectroscopic and scattering data collected at modern synchrotron sources.

  • Demeter - a comprehensive system for processing and analyzing X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy data.
  • XAS Analysis Software Using IFEFFIT.
  • FEFF Project.
  • WebATOMS - a program for generating lists of atomic coordinates from crystallographic data.
  • GNXAS - an advanced software for EXAFS data analysis.
  • FDMNES - a code for the simulation of x-ray absorption spectroscopies (XANES, XMCD, RXD, RXS, DAFS, NRIXS).
  • CTM4XAS - a charge-transfer multiplet program.
  • SPR-KKR - Munich SPRKKR band structure program package .
  • MSNano - a multiple scattering platform for (nano) materials.

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