Acknowledging and Citing PlasmaPy

If you use PlasmaPy for a project resulting in a publication, we ask that you cite the following reference (BibTeX):

  • PlasmaPy Community, Nicholas A. Murphy, Andrew J. Leonard, Dominik Stańczak, Pawel M. Kozlowski, Samuel J. Langendorf, Colby C. Haggerty, Jasper P. Beckers, Stuart J. Mumford, Tulasi N. Parashar, and Yi-Min Huang. (2018, April). PlasmaPy: an open source community-developed Python package for plasma physics. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1238132

We provide the following standard acknowledgment that you may use instead of a citation in the body of a paper.

  • This research made use of PlasmaPy, a community-developed open source core Python package for plasma physics (PlasmaPy Community 2018).

The source code for the most recent release of PlasmaPy (version 0.1.1) is archived on Zenodo and can be cited using the following reference (BibTeX):

  • PlasmaPy Community, Nicholas A. Murphy, Dominik Stańczak, Pawel M. Kozlowski, Samuel J. Langendorf, Andrew J. Leonard, Jasper P. Beckers, Colby C. Haggerty, Stuart J. Mumford, Ritiek Malhotra, Ludovico Bessi, Sean Carroll, Apoorv Choubey, Roberto Díaz Pérez, Leah Einhorn, Thomas Fan, Graham Goudeau, Silvina Guidoni, Julien Hillairet, Poh Zi How, Yi-Min Huang, Nabil Humphrey, Maria Isupova, Siddharth Kulshrestha, Piotr Kuszaj, Joshua Munn, Tulasi Parashar, Neil Patel, Raajit Raj, Dawa Nurbu Sherpa, David Stansby, Antoine Tavant, and Sixue Xu. (2018, May 27). PlasmaPy (Version 0.1.1). Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1436019

We highly encourage researchers to acknowledge the packages that PlasmaPy depends on, including but not limited to Astropy, NumPy, and SciPy.