aenet (ænet, The Atomic Energy Network)

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aenet is software for atomic interaction potentials using artificial neural networks. Users can construct neural network potentials using structures of target materials and their energies obtained from first principle calculations. The generated potentials can be used to molecular dynamics or Monte Carlo simulations.

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ABINIT

  • Level of openness 3 ★★★
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Open-source package for first-principles calculation based on pseudo-potential and plane-wave basis. This package performs various electronic-state calculation by density functional theory such as band calculation of solids, and structure optimization of surfaces/interfaces. Detailed tutorials and documents are well prepared in this package, and many physical quantities including chemical reaction and lattice vibration can be obtained easily.

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Avogadro

  • Level of openness 3 ★★★
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An open-source application of molecular modeling/editing for quantum chemical calculation. This application supports graphical user interface (GUI) for input-file preparation for software of quantum chemical calculation such as GAMESS, Gaussian, etc., and displays their results by reading output files. It can also make movies in the formats of vector graphics, POV-Ray, and so on.

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ABINIT-MP

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An application for quantum chemical calculation based on the fragment molecular orbital (FMO) method. This application can perform fast quantum chemical calculation of large molecules such as biopolymers, and includes graphical user interface (GUI) to help input-data preparation and analysis of simulation results. It also supports parallel computing from small clusters to massive parallel computers such as the K-computer.

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AVS/Express

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A general-purpose application for visualization equipped with many display functions. By simple operation by a mouse, this application realizes various kinds of visualization such as positions and shapes of general objects, isosurfaces, volume rendering, and so on. It supports new display functions by making individual modules as well as making movies.

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Advance/NanoLabo

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Advance / NanoLabo is an integrated GUI which can graphically operates various calculation solvers such as Quantum ESPRESSO, LAMMPS, Advance / PHASE. It is easy to set modeling and calculation conditions by automatically searching information in typical materials databases such as Materials Project. Results calculated by solvers are graphically displayed instantaneously.

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Advance/PHASE

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Advance / PHASE is  software for first-principles calculation based on the density functional theory by using plane-wave basis and pseudopotentials. Since the electronic state is obtained based on quantum mechanics, highly accurate results can be obtained. It can be expected not only to analyze existing materials but also to design various metals, insulators, semiconductors, magnetic materials, dielectric materials, piezoelectric materials, and various other new materials.

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almaBTE

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An application for calculating thermal transport properties based on the phonon Boltzman equation. This application has its own database for phonon properties of materials, and can utilize it for evaluating heat conductivity and specific heat of crystals, alloys, and heterostructures combining them. Phonon-energy resolved contribution to heat conductivity and specific heat can also be calculated. This application also supports calculation of time-dependent response and steady state analysis.

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Amber

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  • Document quality 3 ★★★

Program package for molecular dynamics simulation. This package includes various material parameters such as peptides, proteins, nuclear acids, carbohydrates, ligands etc., and can perform molecular dynamics simulation of biological macromolecule and cells. This package consists of software for input preparation, simulation, and analysis of results, and is widely used in pharmacy and biological science.

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ArgusLab

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An application for modeling and visualization of molecules for quantum chemical calculation. This application implements a construction of
molecular structures with classical molecular dynamics simulation and structure optimization by simple generic force fields, and a preparation of input files for applications of quantum chemical calculation such as Gaussian. A binary package for Windows XP is available, and informal packages for Windows 7, iPad, and Linux exist.

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