Python interface to OOMMF integrated into Jupyter notebook.
Marijan Beg1,2, Ryan A. Pepper2, Thomas Kluyver1, and Hans Fangohr1,2
1 European XFEL GmbH, Holzkoppel 4, 22869 Schenefeld, Germany
2 Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
oommfc is a Python package that provides:
An interface to the Object Oriented MicroMagnetic Framework OOMMF
Integration of OOMMF simulations into the Jupyter notebook
It is available on all major operating systems (Windows, MacOS, Linux) and requires Python 3.5 or higher.
We recommend installing
oommfc by using either of the
conda package managers.
pip, please make sure you have Python 3.5 or higher on your system. You can check that by running
If you are on Linux, it is likely that you already have Python installed. However, on MacOS and Windows, this is usually not the case. If you do not have Python 3.5 or higher on your machine, we strongly recommend installing the Anaconda Python distribution. Download Anaconda for your operating system and follow instructions on the download page. Further information about installing Anaconda can be found here.
oommfc is a Python package used to drive OOMMF. Therefore, OOMMF is a requirement (dependency) of
oommfc. If you decide to install
conda, then OOMMF will be automatically installed. However, if you decide to use
oommfc installation, we strongly recommend using conda to install OOMMF. You can install OOMMF by running:
conda install --channel conda-forge oommf
Note: Details on how to install Anaconda Python distribution can be found in the
After installing Anaconda on MacOS or Windows,
pip will also be installed. However, on Linux, if you do not already have
pip, you can install it with
sudo apt install python3-pip
To install the
oommfc version currently in the Python Package Index repository PyPI on all operating systems run:
python3 -m pip install oommfc
oommfc is installed using
conda by running
conda install --channel conda-forge oommfc
For further information on the
conda package, dependency, and environment management, please have a look at its documentation.
If you used pip to install
oommfc, you can update to the latest released version in PyPI by running
python3 -m pip install --upgrade oommfc
On the other hand, if you used
conda for installation, update
conda upgrade oommfc
The most recent development version of
oommfc that is not yet released can be installed/updated with
git clone https://github.com/joommf/oommfc python3 -m pip install --upgrade oommfc
Note: If you do not have
git on your system, it can be installed by following the instructions here.
oommfc can be used in the cloud via Binder. This does not require you to have anything installed and no files will be created on your machine. To use
oommfc in the cloud, follow this link.
oommfc is available here, where APIs and tutorials (in the form of Jupyter notebooks) are available.
If you require support on installation or usage of
oommfc or if you want to report a problem, you are welcome to raise an issue in our joommf/help repository.
Licensed under the BSD 3-Clause "New" or "Revised" License. For details, please refer to the LICENSE file.
How to cite
If you use
oommfc in your research, please cite it as:
M. Beg, R. A. Pepper, and H. Fangohr. User interfaces for computational science: A domain specific language for OOMMF embedded in Python. AIP Advances, 7, 56025 (2017).
DOI will be available soon
oommfc was developed as a part of OpenDreamKit – Horizon 2020 European Research Infrastructure project (676541).
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