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Title: The Particle Accelerator Simulation Code PyORBIT

The particle accelerator simulation code PyORBIT is presented. The structure, implementation, history, parallel and simulation capabilities, and future development of the code are discussed. The PyORBIT code is a new implementation and extension of algorithms of the original ORBIT code that was developed for the Spallation Neutron Source accelerator at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The PyORBIT code has a two level structure. The upper level uses the Python programming language to control the flow of intensive calculations performed by the lower level code implemented in the C++ language. The parallel capabilities are based on MPI communications. The PyORBIT is an open source code accessible to the public through the Google Open Source Projects Hosting service.
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Conference: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE 2015, Reykjav k, Iceland, 20150601, 20150603
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Spallation Neutron Source
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SC USDOE - Office of Science (SC)
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United States
Open Source; Python; C++; MPI; Accelerator Simulation; Particles-in-Cell; Space Charge; PyORBIT