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AMReX: Software Framework for Block Structured AMR

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NOTICE. This Software was developed under funding from the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Government consequently retains certain rights. As such, the U.S. Government has been granted for itself and others acting on its behalf a paid-up, nonexclusive, irrevocable, worldwide license in the Software to reproduce, distribute copies to the public, prepare derivative works, and perform publicly and display publicly, and to permit other to do so.

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  doi = {10.21105/joss.01370},
  url = {},
  year = {2019},
  month = may,
  publisher = {The Open Journal},
  volume = {4},
  number = {37},
  pages = {1370},
  author = {Weiqun Zhang and Ann Almgren and Vince Beckner and John Bell and Johannes Blaschke and Cy Chan and Marcus Day and Brian Friesen and Kevin Gott and Daniel Graves and Max Katz and Andrew Myers and Tan Nguyen and Andrew Nonaka and Michele Rosso and Samuel Williams and Michael Zingale},
  title = {{AMReX}: a framework for block-structured adaptive mesh refinement},
  journal = {Journal of Open Source Software}

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