Qbox

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An open-source application for first-principles molecular dynamics based on a pseudopotential method using plane bases. This application can perform electronic-state calculation and molecular dynamics employing the Car-Parrinello method. It implements MPI parallelization, which enables us to perform efficient parallel computing in various environments including large-scale parallel computers. The program is written in C++, and is distributed in source form under the GPL license.

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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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MateriApps LIVE!

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Debian Live Linux System that contains OS, editors, materials science application software, visualization tools, etc. An environment needed to perform materials science simulations is provided as a one package. By booting up on VirtualBox virtual machine, one can start simulations, such as the first-principles calculation, molecular dynamics, quantum chemical calculation, lattice model calculation, etc, immediately.

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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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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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xTAPP

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xTAPP is a first-principles plane-wave pseudo-potential code. It computes band structure and electronic states with high precision for a wide range of materials including metals, oxide surfaces, solid interfaces, and so forth. It has support tools and visualization of output and input, is available as a massively parallel computer using OpenMP, MPI, and GPGPU.

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NWChem

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An open-source application for general-purpose quantum chemical calculation, laying emphasis on excited states and time evolution. It is based on time-dependent density functional theory (TDDFT) and the QM/MM calculation. It enables efficient massive parallel computing up to one hundred thousands processes. It supports the relativistic effect and offers the basis choice between the Gaussian basis and the plane-wave basis.

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RESPACK

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RESPACK is a first-principles calculation software for evaluating the interaction parameters of materials. It is able to calculate the maximally localized Wannier functions, the RPA response functions, and frequency-dependent electronic interaction parameters. RESPACK receives its input data from a band calculation using norm-conserving pseudopotentials with plane-wave basis sets. Utilities which convert a result of xTAPP or Quantum ESPRESSO to an input for RESPACK are prepared. The software has been used successfully for a wide range of materials such as metals, semiconductors, transition-metal compounds, and organic compounds. It supports OpenMP / MPI parallelization.

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CPMD

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An open-source application for first-principles molecular dynamics simulation based on pseudo-potential and plane-wave basis set. This application enables accurate molecular dynamics by density functional theory and Car-Parrinello method. It also supports structure optimization, Born-Oppenheimer molecular dynamics, path-integral molecular dynamics, calculation of response functions, the QM/MM method, and excited-state calculation.

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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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