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_diffrn_detector.number_of_axes

Name:
'_diffrn_detector.number_of_axes'

Definition:

   The value of _diffrn_detector.number_of_axes gives the
    number of axes of the positioner for the detector identified
    by _diffrn_detector.id.

    The word 'positioner' is a general term used in
    instrumentation design for devices that are used to change
    the positions of portions of apparatus by linear
    translation, rotation or combinations of such motions.

    Axes which are used to provide a coordinate system for the
    face of an area detetctor should not be counted for this
    data item.

    The description of each axis should be provided by entries
    in DIFFRN_DETECTOR_AXIS.

Type: int

Mandatory item: no


The permitted range is [1, infinity)

Category: diffrn_detector