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EMpy - ElectroMagnetic Python

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EMpy - Electromagnetic Python is a suite of algorithms widely known and used in electromagnetic problems and optics: the transfer matrix algorithm, the rigorous coupled wave analysis algorithm and more.

Run the examples in examples/* to have an idea how EMpy works.

Visit http://lbolla.github.io/EMpy/ for more information.


$> pip install ElectromagneticPython

Optionally, install bvp:

$> pip install scikits.bvp1lg


First, download the source code from https://github.com/lbolla/EMpy. Then, from inside a virtualenv, install with:

$> pip install -r requirements_dev.txt
$> python setup.py develop

Run tests with:

$> python setup.py test

Release process

  1. Edit CHANGES
  2. bumpversion major|minor|patch
  3. git push && git push --tags
  4. Push to PyPi: python setup.py release


If you find EMpy useful in your job, please consider adding a citation.

As reference:

Bolla, L. (2017). EMpy [Computer software]. https://github.com/lbolla/EMpy/

As text:

We used EMpy (version x.y.z) to complete our work.