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Materials Project

Discuss the Materials Project, its website, data and infrastructure. The Materials Project is funded by the US Department of Energy, Basic Energy Sciences and additional partners.
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AMSET

Questions related to the amset electronic transport software. Bug reports should go directly to the GitHub Issues page.
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LAMMPS

LAMMPS is a classical molecular dynamics code with a focus on materials modeling.
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pymatgen

Questions related to the pymatgen materials analysis code. Bug reports should go directly to the GitHub Issues page.
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GULP

Questions related to the GULP materials science software. GULP is a lattice dynamics package for the fitting of force fields and calculation of materials properties.
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FireWorks

Questions related to the FireWorks high-throughput computing software and rocketsled, an optimization package for FireWorks. Bug reports should go directly to the GitHub Issues page.
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ASE

The Atomic Simulation Environment (ASE) is a set of tools and Python
modules for setting up, manipulating, running, visualizing and
analyzing atomistic simulations. The code is freely available under
the GNU LGPL license. ASE provides interfaces to different codes
through Calculators which are used together with the central Atoms
object and the many available algorithms in ASE.
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EMC

Enhanced Monte Carlo (or EMC for short) provides a workflow environment, which allows you to control many simulations from one script. EMC consists of a workflow engine – EMC Setup – and a highly optimized MC simulation code. EMC Setup manages a directory structure in which EMC creates input structures using Monte Carlo and energetic principles.
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OVITO

Questions related to the OVITO application software and the corresponding Python package. OVITO is a data visualization and analysis solution for particle-based simulations.
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hiPhive

hiPhive — High-order force constants for the masses
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Matminer

Questions related to the matminer, automatminer, matbench and figrecipes materials data mining packages.
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Science Talk

General discussion of any topics related to materials science. Ask questions or share new or interesting research, including your own!
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dynasor

dynasor is a tool for calculating total and partial dynamic structure factors from molecular dynamics (MD) simulations. The main input consists of a trajectory from a MD simulation, i.e., a file containing snapshots of the particle coordinates, and optionally velocities that correspond to consecutively and equally spaced points in (simulation) time.
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NOMAD and FAIRmat

NOMAD is a free and open platform for research data management in materials science. It lets you publish structured data with rich metadata and provides a unified way to Find, Access, Interoperate with, and Reuse millions of FAIR data. FAIRmat develops and operates NOMAD to build a federated data infrastructure for condensed-matter physics and the chemical physics of solids.
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Atomate

Questions related to the Atomate materials science software. Bug reports should go directly to the GitHub Issues page.
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exciting

exciting is an all-electron, full-potential computer package for first-principles calculations, based on (linearized) augmented planewave + local orbital (L)APW+lo methods. This family of basis sets is known as the most precise numerical scheme to solve the Kohn-Sham equations of density-functional theory (DFT), reaching up to micro-Hartree precision.
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OpenKIM

Discussion and questions related to the Open Knowledgebase of Interatomic Models (OpenKIM) including the online framework at openkim.org, contributing and using OpenKIM content (interatomic potentials, property calculations (tests), data, visualizers), the KIM API, and related topics. OpenKIM is funded by the US National Science Foundation.
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icet

icet is a tool for the construction and sampling of alloy cluster expansions.
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DL_POLY

DL_POLY is a general purpose classical molecular dynamics (MD) simulation software developed at Daresbury Laboratory.
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KIM REVIEW

KIM REVIEW publishes commentaries on important articles related to classical molecular simulations of hard and soft matter materials and invites community participation through forum discussion.
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IFermi

IFermi is a Python library for the generation, analysis and, visualisation of Fermi surfaces and slices.
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MPDS

The MPDS (project Pauling File) is a commercial provider of the curated materials data of 3 types (crystal structures, phase diagrams, and properties), manually extracted from ~400k scientific publications in materials science (1891—now), cross-checked, and interlinked.
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Jobflow

Jobflow is a free, open-source library for writing and executing workflows. Complex workflows can be defined using simple python functions and executed locally or on arbitrary computing resources using the FireWorks workflow manager.
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OPTIMADE

The Open Databases Integration for Materials Design (OPTIMADE) consortium aims to make materials databases interoperational by developing a common REST API.
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Custodian

Custodian is a simple, robust and flexible just-in-time (JIT) job management framework written in Python. Using custodian, you can create wrappers that perform error checking, job management and error recovery for high-throughput applications.
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JARVIS

JARVIS infrastructure provides computational tools and databases to automate materials design using density functional theory, machine learning and classical force-field methods.
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Atomly

Atomly.net is a materials database based on high-throughput first-principles.
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SEAMM

SEAMM provides a graphical workflow for molecular and materials simulations.
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MaRDA

The Materials Research Data Alliance (MaRDA) is a community-led network focused on connecting and integrating materials research data infrastructure. MaRDA Working Groups (WGs) are intended to accelerate progress in specific ways.
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Matscholar

Questions about the Matscholar website, Matscholar API, and mat2vec for data mining the scientific literature of materials with natural language processing (NLP).
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pyiron

pyiron is an integrated development environment (IDE) for computational materials science. It enables scientists to upscale their workflows from rapid prototyping to high performance computing.
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mofdscribe

mofdscribe is a toolbox for digital reticular chemistry
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aladyn

Anharmonic-LAttice-DYNamics (ALADYN) is a lattice dynamics package that contains five sets of stand-alone codes. It calculates thermodynamic and thermal transport properties of solid crystalline materials from data on their force and potential energy as a function of positions, using density functional theory or classical molecular dynamics as input data.
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Qbox

Qbox is a first-principles molecular dynamics code.
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SimStack

SimStack facilitates the efficient implementation, adoption and execution of complex and extensive simulation workflows and enables fast uptake of modeling techniques for advanced functional and nanomaterials by industry.
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