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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OpenPhase

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An open-source application for the phase-field simulations. This application treats many kinds of problems in materials science such as determination of phase diagrams, crystal growing, small structures accompanied by first-order transition, and so on. Its source code is open under the GPL, and is developed putting emphasis on its flexibility in the C++ language.

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MMSP

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A collection of C++ interfaces for simulation of mesoscale properties based on grid data. By using provided header files, one can easily construct programs for simulation of various phenomena such as solidification, crystal growth, and spinodal decomposition, based on a Monte Carlo method, cellar automaton, and a phase-field method. This interface supports parallel computing by MPI, and also provides converters of output files for visualization software such as ParaView.

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mumax3

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An open-source application for micromagnetic simulation optimized for general-purpose computing on GPU. This application can calculate spatial distribution of magnetization with speed of more than 100 times compared with CPU calculation. This application can also treat the RKKY interaction, effect of spin injection, and Voronoi diagrams. It supports remote computing using its web-GUI system.

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OpenFOAM

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An open-source multi-purpose application for simulation of fluids and continuous fields. This application can treat complex fluids including chemical reaction, turbulence, thermal condition, and combustion as well as thermal conduction of solids, stress fields, magnetohydrodynamics, and so on. It supports parallel computing, and also prepares pre- and post-processing functions. It is coded by C++ to keep high efficiency in development, debugging, and maintenance.

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Vampire

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An open-source application for micromagnetic simulation from an atomic scale to an micro-meter scale. This application can perform dynamical simulation of spins and phase-space search based on a Monte Calro method. This application can also treat complex systems such as antiferromagnets and alloys. The code is written in object-oriented programing, and is optimized for efficient parallel computing.

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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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J-OCTA

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A unified application for soft materials simulation. This is a commercial application based on OCTA, and includes modeling/analysis tools for individual simulation engines, use-case databases, tools for structure-property relationship analysis as well as basic functions of OCTA. In particular, VSOP, an original solver for molecular dynamics, is added for fast simulation by MPI parallel computing.

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Meep

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An open-source application for the electromagnetic field simulation based on the finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method. Time-evolution of the electromagnetic field in the system written by 1-, 2-, and 3-dimensional orthogonal coordinates and cylinder coordinates can be calculated under various boundary conditions and spatial dependence of permittivity and permeability. The main programs are written by C++, and can be called from Python scripts.

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MICRESS

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An application for simulating microstructures of alloys based on a phase-field method. This application can treat various problems in multi-component alloy systems such as solidification, solid-phase transition, and dynamics of crystal growth. Any required thermodynamic quantities can be obtained by calculating phase diagram or by direct coupling to the thermodynamic data calculated by other application.

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