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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OpenFermion

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Open-source software for quantum computing in quantum chemistry. OpenFermion can map the ab-initio Hamiltonian of an target molecular or material in second quantization to that in qubits. Parameters of the Hamiltonian is estimated by using other software for first-principles calculations. OpenFermion also provides users plugins to support integration with apps for quantum circuits and quantum simulators.

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OpenMX

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OpenMX is a first-principles software based on the pseudo-atomic localized basis functions. It calculates electronic structure rapidly for a wide range of materials including crystals, interfaces, liquids, etc. It speedily provides molecular dynamics simulation and structural optimization of large-scale systems and also implements a hybrid parallelism. It is able to deal with non-collinear magnetism and non-equilibrium Green’s function calculations for electrical conductions.

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ORCA

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An open-source application of semi-empirical/ab-initio quantum chemical calculation that comes under an academic license. It performs various quantum chemical calculations based on Hartree-Fock theory, density functional theory, and configuration interaction theory, yielding electronic states and enabling structure optimization and molecular spectrum analysis. Molecular dynamics calculation based on the QM/MM method is also possible by using this software in combination with GROMACS.

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PAICS

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PAICS is a program of quantum chemical calculation. In this program, fragment molecular orbital (FMO) method is adopted, by which large molecules including biomolecular systems can be treated with several quantum chemical approaches including HF and MP2 methods. At the same time, PaicsView has been developed, which is a supporting program for making input files and analyzing calculation results.

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PFAPACK

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Library for calculating Pfaffian (square root of determinant), which is defined for skew-symmetric matrices. Algorithms are implemented in several languages (Fortran, Python, Matlab, Mathematica) and users can choose favorite one. Interfaces for C are also provided.

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PIMD

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An open-source application for molecular simulations. This application supports various methods such as classical and ab initio molecular dynamics, path integral simulations, replica exchange simulations, metadynamics, string method, surface hopping dynamics, QM/MM simulations, and so on. A hierarchical parallelization between molecular structures (replicas) and force fields (adiabatic potentials) enables fast and efficient computation.

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psi4

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An open-source application for quantum chemical calculation. This package implements various methods for quantum chemical calculation such as Hartree-Fock approximation, density functional theory, coupled-cluster method, and CI (configuration interaction) method. The package is written in C++, and provides API for Python, by which users can perform for preparation of setting and execution of calculation.

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pymatgen

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A python library for materials analysis. Flexible classes for representation of materials are prepared, and data for crystal structures and various material properties can be handled efficiently. This application can performs analysis of phase diagrams, Pourbaix diagrams, diffusion analyses etc. as well as electronic structure analyses such as density of states and band structures. This software is being actively developed keeping close relation with Materials Project.

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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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