Orcina news

Here you will find the latest news on the development of OrcaFlex. Alongside our LinkedIn page, it is a valuable source of information about what we are up to!

OrcaFlex Training Update

The past year has been a time of much change and, along with many other businesses, we have had to adapt the way that we work. One of the biggest changes we’ve made has been in terms of how we deliver OrcaFlex training to our clients. In the past, our training courses were almost always […]

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OrcaFlex 11.1 release schedule

We aim to release a major OrcaFlex update in Q4 of each year. This year we are not going to achieve this goal, and version 11.1 will now be released early in 2021. We hope and expect that we will be able to do this in January or February. The most significant new feature in […]

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OrcaFlex 11.0f released

We have just released a minor upgrade to OrcaFlex, version 11.0f. Version 11.0f fixes a number of bugs in both OrcaFlex and OrcaWave. Full details of the changes are described in the documentation: OrcaFlex OrcaWave We recommend that all users of 11.0 upgrade to 11.0f. A patch to upgrade from earlier 11.0 releases can be […]

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OrcaFlex 11.0e released

We have just released a minor upgrade to OrcaFlex, version 11.0e. Version 11.0e fixes a number of bugs in both OrcaFlex and OrcaWave. Full details of the changes are described in the documentation: OrcaFlex OrcaWave We recommend that all users of 11.0 upgrade to 11.0e. A patch to upgrade from earlier 11.0 releases can be […]

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OrcaFlex 2020 user group meetings

We have decided, in light of the Coronavirus pandemic, that this year we will not run our annual series of OrcaFlex user group meetings in person. These events require significant advance planning and unfortunately there is just too much uncertainty to do that. Instead of physical meetings we will run virtual meetings as webinars. We […]

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OrcaFlex 11.0d released

We have just released a minor upgrade to OrcaFlex, version 11.0d. Version 11.0d introduces some minor new functionality and fixes a number of bugs. In addition, we have made a number of significant performance improvements for OrcaWave calculations. Full details of the changes are described in the documentation: OrcaFlex OrcaWave We recommend that all users […]

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Changes to our service due to Coronavirus

We are sure that many of our clients, like us, are experiencing significant changes in their day-to-day lives in these difficult times. Those of you who have been in touch with us recently will already have realised that we are now almost exclusively home-working. This means that we are no longer offering face-to-face training or […]

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OrcaWave validation

Back in November 2019, we released OrcaFlex version 11.0. This included the initial release of our diffraction analysis program OrcaWave. At the time of release, we had performed extensive validation of OrcaWave, by comparing its results to theoretical predictions where possible, and also by comparing results from OrcaWave to results from Wamit. We have now […]

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An introduction to the Python interface to OrcaFlex, updated

Back in 2016 we published An introduction to the Python interface to OrcaFlex. This is a high level overview and introduction to the Python interface that attempts to fill in some of the gaps not covered by the reference documentation. We have just released an updated and extended version of this document. The document now […]

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OrcaFlex 11.0c released

We have just released a minor upgrade to OrcaFlex, version 11.0c. Version 11.0c introduces some minor new functionality and fixes a number of bugs. Full details of the changes are described in the documentation: OrcaFlex OrcaWave We recommend that all users of 11.0 upgrade to 11.0c. A patch to upgrade from 11.0a or 11.0b to […]

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