License and Copyright

The FMPS Software is

Copyright © 2011 Leslie Greengard and Zydrunas Gimbutas. All rights reserved.

FMPS is free software; you can redistribute all the MATLAB scripts and/or modify them under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. It is also available from the GNU web site.

For the binary (*.exe and *.mex) files, redistribution and use in binary form, WITHOUT modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met: 1. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution. 2. Neither the name of the organization (including but not limited to NYU, the Courant Institute, and the Courant Mathematics and Computing Laboratory), nor the names of its contributors (including but not limited to Leslie Greengard and Zydrunas Gimbutas) may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission. THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY ZYDRUNAS GIMBUTAS AND LESLIE GREENGARD ''AS IS'' AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL ZYDRUNAS GIMBUTAS OR LESLIE GREENGARD BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Please acknowledge FMPS and its authors in any program or publication in which you use the code. We suggest as a reference:
Zydrunas Gimbutas and Leslie Greengard, “ Fast Multi-particle scattering: a hybrid solver for the Maxwell equations in microstructured materials ” in preparation .

The FMPS software is also available under terms different from those of the GNU General Public License. Users interested in such a license should contact Leslie Greengard (greengard [at] cims.nyu.edu) for more information.