PICSAR is a high-performance Particle-In-Cell library developed to provide optimized subroutines on Multi-Core and Many-Integrated Core (MIC) Architectures.

PICSAR Features

PICSAR currently contains the following optimized implementations:

PICSAR and Python codes

PICSAR is written in FORTRAN95 and includes Python wrappers to be interfaced with Python-driven codes. Such structure is illustrated by the coupling of PICSAR with the open source code WARP.  The WARP-PICSAR code structure is described in Fig. 1.

Figure 1 – The WARP + PICSAR code structure and connections.

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