spec users

A Large Community

spec is internationally recognized as the leading software for instrument control and data acquisition in X-ray diffraction experiments. It is used at more than 200 synchrotrons, industrial laboratories, universities and research facilities around the globe.

spec installations include:


Neutron Sources

  • HANARO: - Korea High Energy Research Institute

  • IFE: - The Institute For Energy Technology at Kjeller, Norway

  • ILL: - The Institut Laue Langevin in Grenoble, France


  • MURR: - The University of Missouri Research Reactor at Columbia, MO

  • SNS: - Spallation Neutron Source, Oak Ridge Tennessee

National Labs


Industrial Labs

  • 3M
  • Bell Labs
  • Exxon R&E
  • Hewlett-Packard (Palo Alto)
  • IBM (Almaden/Yorktown/San Jose)
  • NEC (Princeton)
  • NTT (Japan)