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 (, 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)