FreeEOS is a software library for calculating an equation of state for conditions in stellar interiors. The latest stable version of this library source code, FreeEOS-2.0.0, has been released on 2006-01-15. The principal change to the software for this version of FreeEOS is a complete reorganization of the Newton-Raphson iteration scheme. The former scheme, which did an "outer" iteration to determine the degeneracy parameter, fl, and an "inner" iteration to determine auxiliary variables for fixed fl, has been replaced by a combined iteration to determine fl and auxiliary variables simultaneously. The new iteration scheme is significantly faster (a factor of two in some situations). For more details about this release, please see http://freeeos.sourceforge.net/announcement-2.0.0.html.
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