PyVISA: the Python instrumentation package

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Hernán E. Grecco (0000-0002-1165-4320), Matthieu C. Dartiailh (0000-0001-6451-0577), Gregor Thalhammer-Thurner (0000-0002-3948-8045), Torsten Bronger (0000-0002-5174-6684), Florian Bauer (0009-0004-5271-5363)


Grecco et al., (2023). PyVISA: the Python instrumentation package. Journal of Open Source Software, 8(84), 5304,

@article{Grecco2023, doi = {10.21105/joss.05304}, url = {}, year = {2023}, publisher = {The Open Journal}, volume = {8}, number = {84}, pages = {5304}, author = {Hernán E. Grecco and Matthieu C. Dartiailh and Gregor Thalhammer-Thurner and Torsten Bronger and Florian Bauer}, title = {PyVISA: the Python instrumentation package}, journal = {Journal of Open Source Software} }
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