The Gkeyll 2.0 Code: Documentation Home

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Gkeyll v2.0 (pronounced as in the book “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”) is a computational plasma physics code mostly written in C/C++ and LuaJIT. Gkeyll contains solvers for gyrokinetic equations, Vlasov-Maxwell equations, and multi-fluid equations. Gkeyll contains ab-initio and novel implementations of a number of algorithms, and perhaps is unique in using a JIT compiled typeless dynamic language for as its main implementation language.

The Gkeyll package contains two major parts: the gkyl simulation framework and the the postgkyl post-processing package. Here you will find documentation for the full Gkeyll package.

For license see License.