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openPMD 1.0.1: Typos and Wording Changes

Huebl, Axel; Lehe, Rémi; Vay, Jean-Luc; Grote, David P.; Sbalzarini, Ivo; Kuschel, Stephan; Bussmann, Michael

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This release improves wordings, common questions and example snippets. Keywords and logic are unchanged and backwards compatible for revision releases.

Changes to "1.0.0"

Base Standard

  • backwards compatible changes:
    • better examples for axisLabels #153
    • unspecified (user-chosen) float/uint/int are now called floatX/uintX/intX throughout the standard #152
    • note to store non-openPMD information outside the basePath #115
    • particle position: update python example #119 #127
    • particle patches: typo in reference to positionOffset #135


  • ED-PIC:
    • backwards compatible changes:
      • fieldSmoothing: typo in allowed values #131
      • fieldSolver: typo in PSATD description #133
      • reference updated to unspecified (user-chosen) float/uint/int as in base standard #152

Data Converter

No data conversion needed.

(Acknowledgements) The design of this standard is based on the experiences we gained in the last years implementing efficient, parallel I/O in several PIC codes, but most recently in PIConGPU ( Special thanks goes to Felix Schmitt (formerly ZIH / TU Dresden, now with Nvidia ARC GmbH) and René Widera (HZDR).
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