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DEM simulation engine, released by 
DCS Computing GmbH, Linz, Austria,

LIGGGHTS® is open-source, distributed under the terms of the GNU Public 
License, version 2 or later.

LIGGGHTS® is part of CFDEM®project: |

Core developer and main author:
Christoph Kloss,

LIGGGHTS® and CFDEM® are registered trade marks of DCS Computing GmbH, 
the producer of the LIGGGHTS® software and the CFDEM®coupling software
See for details.

Copyright 2012-     DCS Computing GmbH, Linz
Copyright 2009-2015 JKU Linz
Some parts of LIGGGHTS® are based on LAMMPS and Copyright on these
parts is held by Sandia Corporation and other parties. Info on LAMMPS below
Some parts of LIGGGHTS® are contributied by other parties, which are
holding the Copyright. This is listed in each file of the distribution.

The LIGGGHTS® distribution includes the following files and directories:

README          this file
LICENSE         the GNU General Public License (GPL)
doc             documentation
examples        simple example simulation setups
lib             libraries LIGGGHTS® can be linked with
python          Python wrapper on LIGGGHTS® as a library
src             source files

Point your browser at any of these files to get started:

doc/Manual.html	           the manual
doc/Section_intro.html	   hi-level introduction
doc/Section_start.html	   how to build and use


Some parts of LIGGGHTS® are based on LAMMPS
LAMMPS stands for Large-scale Atomic/Molecular Massively Parallel

LAMMPS is Copyright (2003) Sandia Corporation.  Under the terms of Contract
DE-AC04-94AL85000 with Sandia Corporation, the U.S. Government retains
certain rights in this software.  This software is distributed under
the GNU General Public License.

LAMMPS is a classical molecular dynamics simulation code designed to
run efficiently on parallel computers.  It was developed at Sandia
National Laboratories, a US Department of Energy facility, with
funding from the DOE.  It is an open-source code, distributed freely
under the terms of the GNU Public License (GPL).

The primary author of LAMMPS is Steve Plimpton, who can be emailed
at  The LAMMPS WWW Site at has
more information about the code and its uses.


Core developer and main author of LIGGGHTS®:
Christoph Kloss,
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