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Title: Particle-in-cell/accelerator code for space-charge dominated beam simulation

Warp is a multidimensional discrete-particle beam simulation program designed to be applicable where the beam space-charge is non-negligible or dominant. It is being developed in a collaboration among LLNL, LBNL and the University of Maryland. It was originally designed and optimized for heave ion fusion accelerator physics studies, but has received use in a broader range of applications, including for example laser wakefield accelerators, e-cloud studies in high enery accelerators, particle traps and other areas. At present it incorporates 3-D, axisymmetric (r,z) planar (x-z) and transverse slice (x,y) descriptions, with both electrostatic and electro-magnetic fields, and a beam envelope model. The code is guilt atop the Python interpreter language.
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WARP V.3; 002808MLTPL00
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Open Source Software package available from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory at the following URL:
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D. P. Grote, A. Friedman, D. A. Callahan, S. M. Lund J-L. Vay, I. Haber, R. A. Kishek
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United States

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