QUANTUM ESPRESSO

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Open-source program for first-principles calculation based on pseudo-potential and plane-wave basis. This package performs electronic-state calculation with high accuracy based on density functional theory. In addition to basic-set programs, many core-packages and plugins are included. This package can be utilized for academic research and industrial development, and also supports parallel computing.

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CP2K

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An open-source first-principles calculation library for pseudopotential and all-electron calculations. One of or a mixture of Gaussian and plane wave basis sets can be used. A lot of the development focuses on massively parallel calculations and linear scaling. The user can choose various calculation methods including density functional theory and Hartree-Fock.

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PySCF

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Python-based simulations of chemistry framework (PySCF) is a general-purpose electronic structure platform written in Python. Users can perform mean-field and post-mean-field methods with standard Gaussian basis functions. This package also provides several interfaces to other software such as BLOCK and Libxc.

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GAMESS-US

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An open-source application for ab initio quantum chemical calculation. This application performs electronic structure calculation of molecules by the Hartree-Fock, density functional, many-body perturbation, configuration interaction theories, and so on. Even though this application is freeware, it succeeds in maintaining high-quality and high-performance codes by active development, and has a number of world-wide users. It histrically shares core programs with GAMESS-UK.

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FPSEID21

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First-principles software based on plane-wave basis and norm-conserving pseudopotential methods. Time-dependent DFT has been implemented. Users can perform real-time simulations for electron-ion dynamics under a time-dependent external field. Pseudopotentials with FPSEID21 format should be used, and those are downloadable from the website.

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FDMNES

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An application for first-principles calculation based on density functional theory (DFT) optimized for X-ray spectroscopy analysis. Theoretical prediction and data fitting for X-ray spectroscopy such as XANES(X-ray absorption fine structure), XMCD(X-ray magnetic circular dichroism), RXD(resonant X-ray diffraction) can be preformes. This application employs a fully relativistic LSDA calculation based on the finite element method, and also supports the LDA+U method and the TD-DFT calculation.

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TOMBO

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A first principles calculation program using all electron mixture based approach. It targets broad physical systems such as isolated systems, surfaces and interfaces, and crystals, and it calculates all electronic states from core electrons to valence electrons. It deals with calculation methods such as the GW method, and also deals with parallel calculations. It can execute with high accuracy molecular dynamics calculations for electronic excited states based on time dependent density functional theory.

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MateriApps Installer

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A collection of shell scripts for installing open-source applications and tools for computational materials science to macOS, Linux PC, cluster workstations, and major supercomputer systems in Japan. Major applications are preinstalled to the nation-wide joint-use supercomputer system at Institute for Solid State Physics, University of Tokyo by using MateriApps Installer.

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exciting

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An open-source application for first-principles calculation based on all-electron calculations. In addition to ground-state energy and forces on atoms obtained by density functional theory, it focuses on investigation of excited state properties using time-dependent density functional theory as well as many-body perturbation theory. It is parallelized using MPI and is also optimized for multithreaded math libraries such as BLAS and LAPACK.

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PHASE

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An electronic structure calculation program based on the density functional theory and the pseudo potential scheme with a plane wave basis set. This is a powerful tool to predict the physical properties of unknown materials and to simulate experimental results such as STM and EELS. This also enables users to perform long time molecular dynamics simulations and to analyze chemical reaction processes. This program is available on a wide variety of computers from single-core PCs to massive parallel computers like K computer. The whole source code is open to public.

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