Welcome to serpentTools’s documentation!

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A suite of parsers designed to make interacting with SERPENT [serpent] output files simple and flawless.

The SERPENT Monte Carlo code is developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Ltd. More information, including distribution and licensing of SERPENT can be found at http://montecarlo.vtt.fi

The Annals of Nuclear Energy article should be cited for all work using SERPENT.

Preferred citation for attribution

Andrew Johnson, Dan Kotlyar, Stefano Terlizzi, and Gavin Ridley, “serpentTools: A Python Package for Expediting Analysis with Serpent,” Nuc. Sci. Eng, (in press) (2020).

Also, let us know if you publish work using this package! We try and keep an up-to-date list of works using serpentTools, and would be happy to include more.

If you want to refer to a specific version, follow the Zenodo DOI. This will resolve to the latest version, with links to earlier releases.

Indices and tables


Leppanen, J. et al. (2015) “The Serpent Monte Carlo code: Status, development and applications in 2013.” Ann. Nucl. Energy, 82 (2015) 142-150