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Below we give a list of codes developed in our group and a list of codes developed by others that we found useful. Note that you can also explore our group's Git repository at

Codes (and subroutines) we have developed

  • ARCoS: Adaptive Refinement Code of Streamers, a fluid code with 2.5D adaptive grid refinement, developed consecutively by C. Montijn, W. Hundsdorfer, A. Luque, G. Wormeester, M. Nool and U. Ebert.
  • Afivo and the related streamer simulation programs Afivo-streamer. Afivo stands for Adaptive finite volume octree. It is a framework for adaptive finite volume simulations, with a focus on simplicity. It features quadtree/octree AMR, OpenMP parallelization and a built-in geometric multigrid solver. Developed by Jannis Teunissen.
  • particle_swarm A Monte Carlo swarm simulation tool, to compute electron transport data in arbitrary E,B fields. Developed by Jannis Teunissen and Anbang Sun.
  • Pamdi3D A 3D particle model for (streamer) discharge simulation, developed by Jannis Teunissen, Anbang Sun, Margreet Nool and Chao Li.
  • PumpKin: Pathway redUction Method for Plasma KINetic models, developed by A.H. Markosyan, A. Luque and F.J. Gordillo-Vazquez.

Codes and databases of other groups that we have found useful

  • LXCat: An open-access website for collecting, displaying, and downloading electron and ion scattering cross sections, swarm parameters (mobility, diffusion coefficient, etc.), reaction rates, energy distribution functions, etc. and other data required for modeling low temperature plasmas.
  • (two-term) Boltzmann solvers: Bolsig+ by Hagelaar and Pitchford, and an open source version BOLOS by Luque.
  • ZDPlasKin: Zero-Dimensional Plasma Kinetics solver by S. Pancheshnyi, B. Eismann, G.J.M. Hagelaar, L.C. Pitchford in Toulouse, France.
  • QtPlaskin: a graphical interface to analyze results from a plasma kinetic code such as ZdPlasKin by Luque.
  • GREMPY: GRanada Electro-Magnetic PYthon solver by Luque.
  • strees: Simulation of 3D streamer trees, developed by Luque, and used in this paper.
  • CORSIKA (COsmic Ray SImulations for KAscade) is a program for detailed simulation of extensive air showers initiated by high energy cosmic ray particles. D. Heck, J. Knapp, J.N. Capdevielle, G. Schatz, T. Thouw (1998).
  • EGS5 (Electron-Gamma-Shower) is a general purpose package for the Monte Carlo simulation of the coupled transport of electrons and photons.
codes/start.txt · Last modified: 2016/10/20 17:55 by jannis