Section author: Axel Huebl

Module author: Axel Huebl

Our HDF5 and ADIOS use a specific internal markup to structure physical quantities called openPMD. If you hear of it for the first time you can find a quick online tutorial on it here.

As a user of PIConGPU, you will be mainly interested in our python tools and readers, that can read openPMD, e.g. into:

If you intend to write your own post-processing routines, make sure to check out our example files, the formal, open standard on openPMD and a list of projects that already support openPMD.