This is the humble homepage of the main Hall A physics analysis software, Podd. The software is an object-oriented, highly modular and extensible framework built on top of ROOT. Classes are available for the most common analysis tasks involving data from the standard Hall A experimental equipment, in particular the HRS spectrometers and detectors. Standard physics calculations for single arm (e,e'), conincidence (e,e'X) and photoproduction reactions are available, as well as for auxiliary tasks such as energy loss corrections, vertex position calculations, etc.
The optional Software Development Kit (SDK) provides users with a rapid development environment for building experiment-specific extension libraries. One can quickly implement new detectors, physics computation modules and even entire spectrometers.
- Hall A & C Data Analysis Workshop June 25-26, 2017
- Hands-On Tutorial with E12-07-108 (GMp) replay -- updated 25 Apr 2016
- Analyzer Hands-On Tutorial with E08-027 (g2p) replay -- 14 Jan 2015
Most recent source code:
- Analyzer 1.6.0 source code (production version, new database format) (gz) (xz) - 14 Mar 2018
- Analyzer 1.5.37 source code (legacy version) (gz) (xz) - 03 Mar 2017
- Software Development Kit v1.5 (SDK) (gz) - 18 Jan 2017
- optimize++ tool v1.3 for spectrometer optics calibration (gz) - 7 March 2007
- tree2ascii tool v1.1 for dumping ROOT trees to ASCII files (gz) - 06 Dec 2006
Older versions can be found in the archive
Currently, we do not offer precompiled binaries for download.
Minimum System Requirements¶
- ROOT 5 or 6
- SCons 2.1 (requires Python 2.7); or GNU make 3.8
- Moderate hardware (e.g. 2GHz CPU, 2GB RAM)