The General Atomics GACODE Suite

Marshall Rosenbluth (early 1980s)

GACODE refers to a collection of serial and HPC software developed by the Theory Group at General Atomics, and distributed through the GACODE source code repository at GitHub.

Running GACODE

There are numerous public installations of GACODE (via AToM or local maintainers). You can also install and build the GACODE suite from sources to run on your desktop or laptop.


A description of the unified method used to describe flux-surface geometry.

Plasma Rotation

Some notes about the Hinton-Sugama formulation of plasma rotation plasma rotation.

Equilibrium and Profiles

GACODE software works with the input.gacode format.