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How to cite pyiron?

By citing the pyiron paper you support the pyiron developers and enabled us to continue to develop pyiron as open-source research software.

  title = {pyiron: An integrated development environment for computational materials science},
  journal = {Computational Materials Science},
  volume = {163},
  pages = {24 - 36},
  year = {2019},
  issn = {0927-0256},
  doi = {https://doi.org/10.1016/j.commatsci.2018.07.043},
  url = {http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0927025618304786},
  author = {Jan Janssen and Sudarsan Surendralal and Yury Lysogorskiy and Mira Todorova and Tilmann Hickel and Ralf Drautz and Jörg Neugebauer},
  keywords = {Modelling workflow, Integrated development environment, Complex simulation protocols},

What is the meaning of the name - pyiron?

pyiron is the combination of py + iron connecting Python, the programming language with iron as pyiron was initially developed at the Max Planck Institut für Eisenforschung (iron research).