Additional Information

DEVSIM License

Individual files are covered by the license terms contained in the comments at the top of the file. Contributions to this project are subject to the license terms of their authors. In general, DEVSIM is covered by the Apache License, Version 2.0 [ApacheSoftwareFoundation]. Please see the NOTICE and LICENSE file for more information.

SYMDIFF

SYMDIFF is available from https://symdiff.org under the terms of the Apache License, Version 2.0 [ApacheSoftwareFoundation].

External Software Tools

Genius

Genius is available in commercial and open source versions from http://www.cogenda.com.

Gmsh

Gmsh [GR09] is available from http://gmsh.info.

Paraview

ParaView is an open source visualization tool available at http://www.paraview.org.

Tecplot

Tecplot is a commercial visualization tool available from http://www.tecplot.com.

VisIt

VisIt is an open source visualization tool available from https://wci.llnl.gov/codes/visit/.

Library Availablilty

The following tools are used to build DEVSIM.

BLAS and LAPACK

These are the basic linear algebra routines used directly by DEVSIM and by SuperLU. Reference versions are available from http://www.netlib.org. There are optimized versions available from other vendors.

CGNS

CGNS (CFD Generalized Notation System) is an open source library, which implements the storage format used to read Genius Device Simulator meshes. It is available from http://www.cgns.org.

Python

A Python distribution is required for using DEVSIM and is distributed with many operating system. Additional information is available at https://www.python.org. It should be stressed that binary packages must be compatible with the Python distribution used by DEVSIM.

SQlite3

SQLite3 is an open source database engine used for the material database and is available from https://www.sqlite.org.

SuperLU

SuperLU [DEG+99] is used within DEVSIM and and is available from http://crd-legacy.lbl.gov/~xiaoye/SuperLU:

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Tcl

Tcl is the original parser for DEVSIM and is superseded by Python. It is still used for some of the tests. Tcl is available from http://www.tcl.tk.

zlib

zlib is an open source compression library available from https://zlib.net.