BoltzTraP2

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An application for calculating transport coefficients based on the Boltzman equation. Within the relaxation time approximation, transport coefficients such as the Hall coefficient and the Seebeck coefficient can be evaluated from the output of the first principles calculation applications (Wien2k, ABINIT, SIESTA, quantum ESPRESSO, VASP). If users can measure relaxation time experimentally, electric conductivity can also be evaluated.

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NAMD

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An open-source application for molecular dynamics simulation of biomolecules, especially designed for massively parallel computing. This package enables us to perform efficient parallel calculation on parallel computers ranging from 100 to 20,000 cores. For preparation of calculation and analysis of orbits, it uses visualization software VMD. It supports file formats compatible with other applications such as AMBER and CHARMM, and can be used on various computing environments.

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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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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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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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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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Open Babel

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An open-source application for translating chemical structure format files. More than 110 formats are supported. This application is actively being developed taking into account use and construction of database and application to infomational technology in chemistry (chemoinformatics). A graphical user interface is alsp provided for Windows.

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Superconducting Toolkit (sctk)

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An open-source application for evaluating superconducting gaps from resutls of the first-principles calculation by Quantum ESPRESSO. By calculating electron-phonon interaction and screened Coulomb interaction from the first-principles calculation, superconducting gaps can be obtained from the gap equation. Quasiparticle densities of states and ultrasonic attenuation rates can also be calculated.

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GNXAS

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An application for analysis of extended X-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) based on the multiple scattering theory. This application implements relativistic self-consistent calculation using the muffin-tin approximation to evaluate atomic phase shift including effect of neighboring atoms. Spectra with any number of edges can be treated simultaneously. Complex background multi-electron excitation can also be evaluated.

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Z2Pack

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Analytical tool to calculate the Z2 topological number or Chern number from given band structures, which are derived from first-principles calculations or tight-binding Hamiltonians. The topological numbers are calculated from the evolution of Wannier charge center and this method is applicable to the systems without inversion symmetries.

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