Particles developed for this project are part of the deal.II library and used in research out side of geodynamics. Please go to the article or google scholar for citations.
Gassmöller, R., Lokavarapu, H., Heien, E., Puckett, E. G., & Bangerth, W. (2018). Flexible and scalable particle-in-cell methods with adaptive mesh refinement for geodynamic computations. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 19, 3596– 3604. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GC007508