PyZgoubi a python interface to Zgoubi


Zgoubi is a particle tracking code maintained by François Méot. PyZgoubi is an interface to Zgoubi written in python. It aims to make input files that are easy to read and can contain calculations, loops, and any other python program feature.

Latest versions

Download Pyzgoubi 0.7.1


PyZgoubi installation


PyZgoubi documentation


PyZgoubi Github Project

PyZgoubi development is hosted at SourceForge using Git for revision control. You can checkout the latest development trunk using:

git clone pyzgoubi-git

Also you can browse the source at


FFAG 2016 Tutorial

Useful Links

Python Documentation
Scientific Python (and numpy)
HOWTO: install numpy and scipy on MacOS X
Matplotlib (python ploting library)
Enthought Python Distribution (A packaged distribution of all the python libraries needed)
EMMA online model

Citing PyZgoubi

If publishing about simulations made with PyZgoubi please cite either
S. Tygier, R. B. Appleby, J. M. Garland, K. Hock, H. Owen, D. J. Kelliher, and S. L. Sheehy, PyZgoubi and the simulation of dynamic aperture in FFAGs, Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., Sect. A 775, 15 (2015)
S. Tygier, D. J. Kelliher, PyZgoubi,, 10.5281/zenodo.3597425

Old versions

Download Pyzgoubi 0.6.0

Download Pyzgoubi 0.5.0

Download Pyzgoubi 0.4.1

Download Pyzgoubi 0.4.0

Download Pyzgoubi 0.3.1

Download Pyzgoubi 0.3

Download Pyzgoubi 0.2.3

Download Pyzgoubi 0.2.2

Download Pyzgoubi 0.2.1

Download Pyzgoubi 0.2

Download Pyzgoubi 0.1