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Contact: F.X.Timmes
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All the previous networks (big bang, hydrogen burners, α-chains) are examples of hardwired networks. They are carefully crafted by hand, and have the advantage of being fast, but the disadvantage of being inflexable outside the domain for which they were crafted.

This network, torch.tbz, is a general soft-wired network, capable of doing any reaction network. At present the code is set for a 513 isotope network, but its very easy to change which isotopes are included. This is a research grade code. I haven't put a lot of effort into making it super pretty or unusually user friendly. Be sure you are very comfortable with hardwired networks before using soft-wired networks.

127 isotope jacobian
489 isotope jacobian

Please cite the relevant references if you publish a paper that use these codes, pieces of these codes, or modified versions of them. Offer co-authorship if appropriate.