Neper 3.4.0-foss-2018b

Deprecated: Use of this version of Neper is deprecated. More information on our Applications Support and Retention Policy.

There is a newer version of Neper

Neper is a software package for polycrystal generation and meshing. It can deal with 2D and 3D polycrystals with very large numbers of grains.

Accessing Neper 3.4.0-foss-2018b

To load the module for Neper 3.4.0-foss-2018b please use this command on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEARCloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs):

module load Neper/3.4.0-foss-2018b

BEAR Apps Version




The listed architectures consist of two part: OS-CPU.

  • BlueBEAR: The OS used on BlueBEAR is represented by EL and there are several different processor (CPU) types available on BlueBEAR. More information about the processor types on BlueBEAR is available on the BlueBEAR Job Submission page.
  • BEAR and CaStLeS Cloud VMs: These VMs can have one of two OSes. Those with access to a BEAR Cloud or CaStLeS VM should check that the listed architectures for an application include the OS of VM being used. The VMs, irrespective of OS, will use the haswell CPU type.

Using Neper

An example command is:

neper -T -n 100 -id 1
neper -M n100-id1.tess

The example command generates a .tess file then loads the meshing module on the file.

More Information

For more information visit the Neper website.


This version of Neper has a direct dependency on: foss/2018b gmsh/4.2.2-foss-2018b-Python-3.6.6 GSL/2.5-GCC-7.3.0-2.30 NLopt/2.4.2-GCCcore-7.3.0 POV-Ray/ SCOTCH/6.0.6-foss-2018b

Other Versions

These versions of Neper are available on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEARCloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs). These will be retained in accordance with our Applications Support and Retention Policy.

Version BEAR Apps Version
4.4.2-29-foss-2020a 2020a
4.4.1-foss-2020a 2020a

Last modified on 18th July 2019