PlasmaPy: A plasma physics Python package

Welcome to the plasmapy package, an open source community-developed Python package for the plasma community. Documentation is available in the docstrings and online at https://docs.plasmapy.org (accessible also using the online_help() function).

Sub-Packages & Modules

diagnostics

The diagnostics subpackage contains functionality for defining diagnostic parameters and processing data collected by diagnostics, synthetic or experimental.

dispersion

The dispersion subpackage contains functionality associated with plasma dispersion relations, solvers and analytical solutions.

formulary

The formulary subpackage contains commonly used formulae from plasma science.

particles

The plasmapy.particles subpackage provides access to information about atoms, isotopes, ions, and other particles.

plasma

simulation

Module containing plasma simulation tools.

utils

Package of functions and classes used to develop clean, readable, and informative code.

Functions

online_help(query)

Search the online PlasmaPy documentation for the given query from plasmapy.org Opens the results in the default web browser.

Variables

__version__

PlasmaPy version string

__citation__

PlasmaPy citation instructions