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A suite of parsers designed to make interacting with SERPENT output files simple, scriptable, and flawless

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Build status - develop Documentation Status PyPi badge Zenodo DOI 10.5281/zenodo.1301036

A suite of parsers designed to make interacting with SERPENT [1] output files simple and flawless.

The SERPENT Monte Carlo code is developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Ltd. More information, including distribution and licensing of SERPENT can be found at


serpentTools can be installed with pip using:

$ python -m pip install --user --upgrade pip serpentTools

For more detailed instructions, including operating-system specific instructions and building from source, see Installation Guide.


If you have issues installing the project, find a bug, or want to add a feature, the GitHub issue page is the best place to do that.


The Annals of Nuclear Energy article should be cited for all work using SERPENT. If you wish to cite this project, please cite as:

Andrew Johnson, Dan Kotlyar, Gavin Ridley, Stefano Terlizzi, & Paul Romano.
(2018, June 29). "`serpent-tools: A collection of parsing tools and
data containers to make interacting with SERPENT outputs easy, intuitive, and flawless.
[1]Leppanen, J. et al. (2015) “The Serpent Monte Carlo code: Status, development and applications in 2013.” Ann. Nucl. Energy, 82 (2015) 142-150

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