3 September 1993 New developments in personal computer software for accelerator simulation and analysis
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The increasing power of personal computers is offering accelerator designers new options for meeting their computational requirements. Standalone and highly portable machines provide accelerator scientists with different approaches to solving problems traditionally relegated to centralized mainframe, mini-computer or networked workstation environments. Advances in user interfaces, which have provided enhanced productivity for many business and technical applications, are now being implemented for accelerator design and analysis codes. We have developed new software packages for the Macintosh personal computer platform in this vein and discuss two of them here. For use with existing FORTRAN design and analysis codes, a unique graphical user interface (GUI) has been developed. The second package is the Numerical Electrodynamics Laboratory (NEDlab), a new two-dimensional (cylindrical or Cartesian) particle and field simulation program.
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George H. Gillespie, George H. Gillespie, John L. Orthel, John L. Orthel, } "New developments in personal computer software for accelerator simulation and analysis", Proc. SPIE 2014, Charged-Particle Optics, (3 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.155699; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.155699
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