Cambridge Structure Database (CSD)

A fee-charging structure database of organic materials crystal structures. Three-dimensional structure data of small molecules and metal-organic crystals determined by the X-ray diffraction measurement can be downloaded. The data are compiled and distributed by the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC).

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Crystallography Open Database

An open-access database of crystal structures. This database includes structural data of organic, inorganic, metal-organic compounds and minerals. At the end of 2017, this database contains about 400,000 entries. Three-dimensional structures of crystals can be viewed by GUI on the web.

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CRYSTAL

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A first-principles simulation program based on the pseudopotential method utilizing Gaussian basis sets. It can perform simulations based on Hartree-Fock and density functional theories. It can be run under Unix/Linux, and also provides a simple GUI for Windows. Binaries are distributed for a fee, but users can first try the evaluation copy.

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CASTEP

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Software for first-principles calculation based on pseudo-potential and plane-wave basis. This software performs electronic-state calculation of various systems by density functional theory, and can treat structure optimization, excited-state analysis, and so on. This software can be applied to many physical phenomena such as catalysis reaction, calculation of phase diagram, etc. There are many users of this payware in the world.

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CHARMM

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A general-purpose application for molecular dynamics simulation equipped with many tools. This package was originally developed for biomolecules (peptides, proteins, nuclear acids, etc.), and the current version can perform molecular dynamics simulation for various systems such as solutions, crystals, membranes, and so on. It supports several sampling methods and calculation of free energy. It also supports various computing environments including both serial and parallel computers.

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ChemBio3D/Chem3D

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A payware for modeling and visualizing molecules. This software includes a standard editor, ChemDraw, and can perform modeling from chemical structural formula. It implements structure optimization and molecular dynamics by molecular mechanics, and provides useful GUIs for MOPAC, Jaguar, GAMESS, and Gaussian. It can also perform spectroscopy analysis. It is included in high-end packages such as ChemBioOffice and ChemOffice.

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CTM4XAS

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An application for X-ray spectroscopy analysis based on atomic multiple-state calculation. This application performs multiplet calculation for transition-metal and rare-earth elements by taking into account effect of crystal fields and charge transfer, and can determine physical parameters by comparison between theory and experimental data via fitting. It implements useful graphical user interface(GUI), realizing intuitive operation.

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CASINO

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An open-source application for electronic structure calculation based on the diffusion Monte Carlo method. By using output of other packages of first-principles quantum-chemical calculation, this package performs electronic structure calculation with high accuracy. Although its computational cost is high, various physical quantities can be evaluated very accurately. It implements an efficient parallelization algorithm, and supports massively parallel computing.

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CCCM

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CCCM is a high-order CCM (coupled cluster method) code for lattice spin systems. It is possible to obtain the ground state and its energy of quantum spin systems in two or three dimensions.

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CrySPY

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CrySPY is a crystal structure prediction tool by utilizing first-principles calculations and a classical MD program. Only by inputting chemical composition, crystal structures can be automatically generated and searched. In ver. 0.6.1, random search, Bayesian optimization, and LAQA are available as searching algorithms. CrySPY is interfaced with VASP, Quantum ESPRESSO, and LAMMPS.

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