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For questions about simulations using Density Functional Theory.
For questions about materials modeling software. Questions can be about usage or recommendations.
for questions looking for a single specific, or a small number of (citable) references.
For questions concerning electronic structure concepts and calculations.
Questions to do with molecular modeling in materials science.
For questions related to the use of or theory behind classical or ab initio molecular dynamics.
For questions about ab-initio (first principle) calculations.
For questions about the usage and construction of electronic structure basis sets.
For questions about use of the Vienna Ab initio Simulation Package (VASP).
For questions about crystal structure.
Questions related to the open source materials modeling framework, Quantum Espresso.
For questions around the modeling and description of materials surfaces
For questions about magnetic systems and materials
For all matters related to condensed matter physics.
For questions about computational chemistry.
For questions about quantum chemistry.
Questions related to the ab initio quantum chemistry software package Q-Chem. Q-Chem includes DFT/HF calculations as well as high level post-HF correlation methods.
For questions seeking open source software or databases to solve a modeling problem.
Questions examining the various types of Hamiltonian models that are used in materials modeling.
Questions concerning high performance computing (HPC) as it relates to materials modeling.
Questions related with quantum Monte Carlo methods.
Refers to forces that mediate interaction between molecules, including forces of attraction or repulsion which act between molecules and other types of neighboring particles, e.g. atoms or ions.
Questions concerning molecular and solid vibrational modes.
Refers to the approximation of core electrons by effective potentials. Used in plane-wave and Gaussian based theories.
For questions related to the Gaussian electronic structure program
Questions related to molecular interactions when calculating quantities in materials science.
For questions related to Monte Carlo methods, which solve deterministic numerical problems via a probabilistic sampling approach.
treated as infinitely repeating, for example so as to use plane-wave basis functions and capture long-range electrostatic interactions.
Questions related to phonons as applicable to the field of materials science.
For questions about QM/MM (quantum-mechanics/molecular-mechanics).
For questions about the design and use of specific exchange-correlation density functionals
Questions about the band structure of solids. Band theory forms the foundation of the understanding of all solid-state devices.
For questions about (or involving) the ORCA electronic-structure package.
For questions about (or involving) the MOLPRO electronic-structure package.
Questions related to the Kohn-Sham approach to DFT.
For questions related to optimization methods in materials modeling.