LAMMPS is a classical molecular dynamics code, widely used within the materials science community. It has potentials for solid-state materials (metals; semiconductors) and soft matter (biomolecules; polymers), as well as coarse-grained or mesoscopic systems. LAMMPS can be used to model atoms or, more generically, as a parallel particle simulator at the atomic, meso, or continuum scales. The code runs on a single processor or large clusters of multicore or graphics processing unit (GPU) compute nodes. To achieve both high parallel efficiency and single-node performance, LAMMPS combines spatial decomposition of the simulation domain over the nodes and thread-based parallelization within each node. The code is designed to be easily modified or extended with new functionality and is distributed as an open-source code (http://lammps.sandia.gov/open_source.html) under the terms of the General Public License (GPL) (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html).
LAMMPS is designed to run on a variety of platforms, from single-processor, small machines to massively parallel computers, including advanced manycore and GPU architectures.
LAMMPS is a true community code with tremendous and varied capability developed over 20 years by more than 100 contributors.
LAMMPS is published as open-source code available under a GPL license.
Name: Steven Plimpton
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