Gaussian

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Standard payware for ab-initio quantum chemical calculation. This package performs electronic-state simulation of molecules by various quantum chemical theory such as Hartree-Fock theory, density functional theory, configuration interaction theory, etc. This package can perform structure optimization, calculation of transition states, evaluation of optical responses with high speed, and have many users in the world.

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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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CASTEP

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Software for first-principles calculation based on pseudo-potential and plane-wave basis. This software performs electronic-state calculation of various systems by density functional theory, and can treat structure optimization, excited-state analysis, and so on. This software can be applied to many physical phenomena such as catalysis reaction, calculation of phase diagram, etc. There are many users of this payware in the world.

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GPAW

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An open-source application for first-principles calculation based on the PAW method. By utilizing real-space or atom-localized basis sets, this application performs electronic structure calculation based on the density functional theory as well as the GW approximation. Simulations are set up using the interface provided by Atomic Simulation Environment (ASE). The code is written in C and python, and is available under GPL.

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VASP

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Program package for first-principles calculation based on PAW-type pseudo-potential. This package performs electronic-state calculation of various physical systems by density functional theory with high speed, and can be used for structure optimization, evaluation of response functions, and chemical reaction. There are many users in the world, and detailed information, manuals, and tutorials are well prepared.
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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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CRYSTAL

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A first-principles simulation program based on the pseudopotential method utilizing Gaussian basis sets. It can perform simulations based on Hartree-Fock and density functional theories. It can be run under Unix/Linux, and also provides a simple GUI for Windows. Binaries are distributed for a fee, but users can first try the evaluation copy.

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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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Firefly

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An application for ab initio quantum chemical calculation. This application performs electronic structure calculation of molecules by the Hartree-Fock, density functional, the many-body perturbation, configuration interaction theories, and so on. While this application is a derivative of GAMESS-US for specific use of Intel compatible CPU, it does not include recently developed calculation methods such as the CC and FMO methods.

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