Octopus

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An open-source application for first-principles calculation based on pseudo- potential and real-space basis. It performs electronic-state calculation such as band calculation of solids and structure optimization for a variety of physical systems. The method of time-dependent density functional theory (TDDFT) is implemented, which allows simulation of dynamical phenomena with real-time evolution of electronic states, such as chemical reaction and electronic response to time-dependent external fields. Comes with detailed tutorials and comprehensive manuals.

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PyTorch

  • Level of openness 3 ★★★
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An interface package to use Torch (the open-source numerical library for machine learning) from Python. Users can easily implement deep learning based on neural networks, and can use various state-of-the-art methods. This package supports GPGPU parallel computation, and realises high-speed operation. A front-end interface for C++ is also prepared.

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Demeter

  • Level of openness 3 ★★★
  • Document quality 3 ★★★

An application for data analysis of X-ray absorption fine structure (XAFS). Experimental data of XAFS can be analyzed by various analysis methods. This application supports various analysis functions (high-speed Fourier analysis, fitting in a radial coordinate or k-space, data plotting, etc.) based on IFEFFIT, and includes useful graphical user interface (GUI).

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PHASE

  • Level of openness 3 ★★★
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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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PLUMED

  • Level of openness 3 ★★★
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An open source library to calculate free energy in molecular dynamics simulation. It supports several famous molecular dynamics software packages such as Amber and Lammps.

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CTM4XAS

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  • Document quality 3 ★★★

An application for X-ray spectroscopy analysis based on atomic multiple-state calculation. This application performs multiplet calculation for transition-metal and rare-earth elements by taking into account effect of crystal fields and charge transfer, and can determine physical parameters by comparison between theory and experimental data via fitting. It implements useful graphical user interface(GUI), realizing intuitive operation.

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CLUPAN

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Program libraries for alloy modeling analysis using a cluster expansion method. Energy of alloy systems evaluated by other electronic state calculation libraries is used as an input, and atomic configuration effects are evaluated with the accuracy of a first principles calculation. Ground state structures, evaluation of thermodynamic quantities, equilibrium diagrams, disordering by temperature, etc. can be calculated with high accuracy.

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QUANTUM ESPRESSO

  • Level of openness 3 ★★★
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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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Chainer

  • Level of openness 3 ★★★
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An open-source library for machine learning. Various functions on machine learning/deep learning are implemented in this package. Using flexible user-friendly description, various types of networks from simple to complex ones can be implemented. GPGPU parallel computation based on CUDA is also supported.

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DFTB+

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An application for quantum chemical calculation based on DFTB (Density Functional based Tight Binding). This application performs structure
optimization and molecular dynamics by the DFTB force field as well as ordinary energy calculation, and implements parallel computing by OpenMP. A tool for visualization of molecular orbitals and an extended versions supporting MPI parallel computation or electron transport calculation by the nonequilibrium Green’s function method are also
available.

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