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Additional Photostimulation Documentation

If the option is enabled to log information in the photostimulation controls window, a .stim file will be created. The photostimulation log file (.stim) contains a sequence of numbers that is parsed into Nx3 array with three variables, the X coordinate, the Y coordinate, and the beam power. The file can be read using the functionscanimage.util.readPhotostimMonitorFile(filename).


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    % x,y are in reference coordinate space, beam power is in [V], native readout of photo diode
    out.X = phtstimdata(:,1);
    out.Y = phtstimdata(:,2);
    out.Beam = phtstimdata(:,3);