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small package to get structured data out of Les Houches Event files

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pylhe: Python LHE interface

GitHub Project DOI Scikit-HEP

PyPI version Supported Python versions

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Small and thin Python interface to read Les Houches Event (LHE) files


To install pylhe from PyPI you can just do

python -m pip install pylhe

and to get the required libraries to be able to visualize events install with the "viz" extra

python -m pip install pylhe[viz]

The visualization capabilities require external dependencies of Graphviz and LaTeX.


The preferred BibTeX entry for citation of pylhe is

  author = {Lukas Heinrich and Matthew Feickert},
  title = "{pylhe: v0.2.1}",
  version = {v0.2.1},
  doi = {10.5281/zenodo.1217031},
  url = {},

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