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For questions about simulations using Density Functional Theory.
Questions about or related to the Vienna ab-initio Simulation Package (VASP).
For questions related to the use of or theory behind classical or ab initio molecular dynamics.
Questions related to the open source materials modeling framework, Quantum Espresso.
For questions about computational chemistry.
242 questions
For questions about matter modeling software.
216 questions
For questions about quantum chemistry.
Questions about or related to Matter Modeling with Python or Python's relationship to Matter Modeling.
186 questions
Questions to do with molecular modeling.
179 questions
Questions about the band structure of solids. Band theory forms the foundation of the understanding of all solid-state devices.
Questions of the form "Is there a software that can do...?" and similar.
157 questions
for questions looking for a single specific, or a small number of (citable) references.
157 questions
For questions concerning electronic structure concepts and calculations.
149 questions
For questions about ab-initio (first principle) calculations.
148 questions
For questions related to the Gaussian electronic structure program
147 questions
Questions concerning crystallography, the science of determining the arrangement of atoms in crystalline solids.
122 questions
Special tag for certain big-list questions. Answers should only go into detail about one specific topic related to the question. The original question will often present a template format for submitti…
122 questions
Questions concerning high performance computing (HPC).
116 questions
For all matters related to condensed matter physics.
114 questions
For questions about (or related to) the software LAMMPS.
113 questions
Questions about finding the molecular or material geometry that has the lowest energy.
103 questions
Questions related to mathematical modeling of materials systems.
102 questions
For questions about using the SIESTA (Spanish Initiative for Electronic Simulations with Thousands of Atoms) electronic structure program.
89 questions
GROMACS software package to perform molecular dynamics, i.e. simulate the Newtonian equations of motion for systems with hundreds to millions of particles. Primarily designed for biochemical molecules…
84 questions
Questions relating to symmetries and symmetry groups encountered in materials modeling.
77 questions
Questions regarding the various types of visualization software for materials modeling.
76 questions
Refers to the branch of mechanics that deals with the mathematical description of the motion and interaction of subatomic particles, in particular electrons.
74 questions
For questions about the usage and construction of electronic structure basis sets.
73 questions
Questions asking for assistance with the use or compilation of a software.
73 questions
Questions about modeling or theoretical/computational values for physical properties of materials such as ductility, Young's modulus, malleability, conductivity, specific heat capacity, density, etc.
72 questions
For questions around the modeling and description of materials surfaces
71 questions
Questions related to phonons as applicable to the field of materials science.
71 questions
For questions about the Atomic Simulation Environment (ASE) tools and Python modules
For questions about constructing or interpreting density of states (DOS) plots
67 questions
Questions about solid state physics.
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For questions about or related to spectroscopy.
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