PICLas is a parallel, three-dimensional PIC-DSMC solver developed cooperatively by the Institute of Space Systems and Institute of Aerodynamics and Gas Dynamics at the University of Stuttgart. It is a flexible plasma simulation suite.
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README.md

Welcome to PICLas

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Installation / Documentation

For installation instruction see Install.md.

The tools are known to work with the following software versions:

  • OpenMPI > 1.8
  • HDF5 > 1.8.13

A list of successful build combinations can be found in BuildConfigurations.md.

Manual HDF5 Installation

For installation instruction see InstallHDF5.md.

Installation on Cluster using CMake

For installation instruction on forhlr1 see Install-on-FORHLR1.md.

For installation instruction on hazelhen see Install-on-HAZELHEN.md. This instruction contains the information on using the cray-tools, too.

Style Guide

For information about the coding style rules see STYLEGUIDE.md.

Particle Tracking

For information about the different particle tracking routines see Tracking.md.

Regressioncheck

For information about the regressioncheck see REGGIE.md.

Compiler Flag

For information about the compiler-flag see COMPILER.md.

Arbitrary Particle Distribution

For an easy guide to arbitrary particle distributions during an initial emission see PDFINIT.md.

Used libraries

PICLas uses several external libraries as well as auxilliary functions from open source projects, including:

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