# Welcome to the OSCARS documentation!¶

OSCARS is a generalized tool for calculating the radiative properties of charged particles in electromagnetic fields.

## This software package supports¶

- Fully relativistic trajectory calculations in 3D
- Calculation of Spectra
- Power density calculations on arbitrary shaped surfaces in 3D
- Flux density calculations
- Multi-particle simulations
- Non-zero emittance beams
- Mixed-particle beams
- Importing of field data in several formats
- Users who are interested in contributing to further development

## This software package provides¶

- A user interface in python
- Multi-threaded operation
- Simple utilities for GPU computing
- Support for grid computing
- Support for MPI

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