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Manuscript Title: QuTiP: An open-source Python framework for the dynamics of open quantum systems
Authors: J.R. Johansson, P.D. Nation, Franco Nori
Program title: QuTiP: The Quantum Toolbox in Python
Catalogue identifier: AEMB_v1_0
Distribution format: tar.gz
Journal reference: Comput. Phys. Commun. 183(2012)1760
Programming language: Python.
Computer: i386, x86-64.
Operating system: Linux, Mac OSX, Windows.
RAM: 2+ Gigabytes
Keywords: Open quantum systems, Lindblad master equation, Quantum Monte-Carlo, Python.
PACS: 03.65.Yz.
Classification: 7.4.

External routines: NumPy (http://numpy.scipy.org/), SciPy (http://www.scipy.org/), Matplotlib (http://www.scipy.org/Cookbook/Matplotlib)

Nature of problem:
Dynamics of open quantum systems

Solution method:
Numerical solutions to Lindblad master equation or Monte-Carlo wave function method.

Problems must meet the criteria for using the master equation in Lindblad form.

Running time:
A few seconds up to several tens of minutes, depending on size of underlying Hilbert space.