OpendTect is a seismic interpretation software system. It enables you to process, visualize, and interpret multi-volume seismic data using attributes and modern visiualization techniques such as stereo viewing and volume rendering. Visualization elements can be moved freely through data space to interactively analyze data from stored volumes, or data calculated on-the-fly. For more advanced work, commercial plugins are available.
Cadabra is a computer algebra system designed specifically for the solution of problems encountered in field theory. It has extensive functionality for tensor polynomial simplification including multi-term symmetries, fermions and anti-commuting variables, Clifford algebras and Fierz transformations, implicit coordinate dependence, multiple index types, and many more. The input format is a subset of TeX. Both a command-line and a graphical interface are available.
Debyer takes a file with atom positions as input and can output X-ray and neutron diffraction patterns, the total scattering structure function, the pair distribution function (PDF), and related functions (RDF, reduced PDF). It can be used for comparison of molecular dynamics simulations or other models of atomistic structure of the material with X-ray and neutron powder diffraction experiments. The parallel version uses the MPI library.
Cain performs stochastic and deterministic simulations of chemical reactions. It can spawn multiple simulation processes to utilize multi-core computers. It stores models, simulation parameters, and simulation results (populations and reaction counts) in an XML format. In addition, SBML models can be imported and exported. The models and simulation parameters can be read from input files or edited within the program. Solvers are implemented as command line executables, which makes it easy to launch batch jobs and simplifies the process of adding new solvers. Solvers include Gillespie's direct method, Gillespie's first reaction method, Gibson and Bruck's next reaction method, Tau-leaping, and Hybrid direct/tau-leaping.
iloog is a Gentoo-based live CD targeted mainly at students and scientists. It features UnionFS filesystem support that enables you to write everywhere on the LiveCD and install extra packages, a graphical X environment through the Fluxbox window manager, many programming editors and IDEs, and a plethora of scientific applications, including Octave, Namd, Merlin, and full (La)TeX support.
ACCORD is a C library for composition of SEM or scanning helium-ion microscope images with correction of drift. It is able to compose (average) large sets of extremely noisy images that were acquired by scanning charged-particle microscopes at the highest possible speeds (lowest pixel-dwell times). If the images are composed using traditional techniques, they usually become extensively blurry. The technique that is implemented in this software corrects these derogations by pre-shifting the composed frames.