EPOCH is a code for plasma physics simulations using the Particle-in-Cell method. The simulation results are written is
.sdf binary files. Several readers for this files are available at https://cfsa-pmw.warwick.ac.uk/SDF.
This package intends to be another reader for the
.sdf file type providing low level acces to the data by following the SDF file format documentation.
For a more user firendly approach, please use SDFResults.
Install the package using
The metadata in the
.sdf files can be accessed with the
blocks = file_summary(filename)
This will return a dictionary that can be used to access the block headers corrsoponding to the data. To read the data use
ex = open(file) do f read(f, blocks[:ex]) end
For more information regarding the information contained in the
please consult the following