Use the following citation or acknowledgement in publications or applications that make use of this open source software or underlying technology and research:
"We acknowledge open-source software resources offered by the Virtual Photonics Technology Initiative (https://virtualphotonics.org), at the Beckman Laser Institute, University of California, Irvine."
In addition, for any work that utilizes the Virtual Photonics Monte Carlo software, cite the following publication:
Carole K. Hayakawa, Lisa Malenfant, Janaka C. Ranasinghesagara, David J. Cuccia, Jerome Spanier, Vasan Venugopalan, "MCCL: an open-source software application for Monte Carlo simulations of radiative transport," J. Biomed. Opt. 27(8) 083005 (12 April 2022) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.JBO.27.8.083005