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Old   August 25, 2009, 08:50
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Old   January 3, 2010, 07:03
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Hey people!

Could anybody tell me what is the purpose of the file


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Old   January 13, 2010, 16:27
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The 0/alphas file is simply a field combining all the phases into a single field that can be plotted--for example, if you have 4 phases, the alphas field will go from 0 to 3 (it is automatically computed and will show up in time directories after 0). Over the continuous scale, 0=phase1, 1=phase2, 2=phase3, 3=phase4. The only trick here is that if you have a phase boundary between phase1 and phase4 then it will look like there is a small layer of phase2 then phase3 between 1 and 4--that's the problem with a continuous color scale. Unfortunately there is not really any other easy way to visualize the phases. If you learn of one I would be interested .
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