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ManeParse: A Mathematica Interface to the PDFs

ManeParse is a modular Mathematica package that provides access to PDFs for hadronic calculations. It allows for parsing of .pds and LHAPDF6 files and estimates PDF errors for Hessian and MC releases.

ManeParse version 2.0, Mathematica package:

Download the ManeParse tarball here: (2.6Mb, Version May 2016) ManeParse_2.0.tgz
  • Known issues:
  • Note: leading blank spaces in the info file can cause errors. Remove by hand. (This will be fixed shortly in an update.)
  • In certain instances, the alpha-S routines may break and return an infinite loop. This can be fixed by calling a pdfReset[] before loading the PDF sets.


ManeParse version 1.0, Mathematica package:

Download the ManeParse tarball here: (Version February 2016) ManeParse_1.0.tgz

OLDER Fortran and Mathematica codes:

  • nCTEQ-code.tar.gz (16kB):
    Fortran program to read the PDF grids compatible with CTEQ6-CTEQ6.6 Fortran code.
  • nCTEQ-code-grids.tar.gz (26.7MB):
    Fortran program with a collection of all PDF grids available for a separate download below.
  • nCTEQ-mma-demo.tar.gz (3.2MB):
    A Mathematica program that reads the PDS grid files to plot and compute the PDFs.
  • nCTEQ-VFNSNF-demo.tar.gz (x.xMB):
    A set of matched VFNS(NF) PDFs (demonstration version)
  • DEMO.tgz (5.1MB):
    Mathematica demo file to read LHAPDF Version 6 dat files [Preliminary]
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for comments or requests contact K.Kovarik karol.kovarik@uni-muenster.de
                                 F.Olness  olness@smu.edu