Siesta

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An open-source application for first-principles calculation utilizing pseudo-potentials and atom-localized basis sets. This application is capable of performing electronic structure calculations, structural relaxation, and molecular dynamics in a wide range of systems based on density functional theory. By adopting atom-localized basis sets, it realizes high-speed electronic calculation and linear-scaling in suitable computer systems. It can also perform electronic conductance calculations based on non-equilibrium Green’s function method.

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MolDS

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An application for semi-empirical quantum chemistry calculation. Special emphasis is placed on molecular dynamics simulations, and is able to run efficiently on large-scale cluster computer systems using OpenMP/MPI hybrid parallelism. The code is still under development, but the source code is distributed freely under the GPL license.

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QUIP

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A collection of software tools for molecular dynamics calculations. Various interatomic potentials and tight binding models are implemented, and numerous external applications can be invoked. It also supports training and evaluation of GAP (Gaussian Approximation Potential), which is a form of machine learning potential.

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Elk

  • Level of openness 3 ★★★
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An open-source application for the first-principles calculation by the all-electron calculation method based on plane wave bases. In addition to standard methods (LDA, GGA, etc.), the LDA+U method, treatment of spin-orbit interaction (noncolinear magnetism), and calculation of phonons are supported. Hybrid parallel computing by OpenMP and MPI is also supported.

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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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QWalk

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An open-source application for high-accuracy electronic-state calculation based on the variational Monte Carlo method and the diffusion Monte Carlo method. Although its computational cost is high, physical properties of atoms and small molecules in the ground states and excited states are calculated with very high accuracy. Includes an application program that generates input files from output of other packages for quantum chemical calculation, such as GAMESS, Gaussian, etc.

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DC

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An electronic state solver distributed with GAMESS, the quantum chemical (QM) calculation software. Combining energy density analysis and Divide-and-Conquer (DC) method, accurate QM calculation with electronic correlation is solved in a short time. Highly accurate QM calculations for many-atom/nano-scale material can be solved when run on a high performance super computer.

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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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pacemaker

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Software tool for constructing interatomic potentials based on nonlinear atomic cluster expansion. It requires the user to either prepare a fitting dataset based on pandas and ASE, or it can automatically extract data from VASP calculation results. The obtained potentials can be used for molecular dynamics simulations using LAMMPS, and it also provides the capability to calculate extrapolation grades for on-the-fly active learning.

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SMASH

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Open source software for massively parallel quantum chemistry calculations. Energies and geometries of nano-sized molecules can be calculated without fragmentation. The program supports Hartree-Fock, density functional theory, and second-order Møller-Plesset perturbation theory calculations. The input format, execution method, and program structure are simple, and frequently used routines can be easily extracted.

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