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

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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

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  • Document quality 2 ★★☆

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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