Registered 2016-01-21 by Alberto Garcia

A first-principles materials simulation code using DFT

((** PLEASE NOTE: SIESTA DEVELOPMENT HAS MOVED TO THE Gitlab PLATFORM **))

While some historical releases are still available in Launchpad, updates and new code will be available ONLY in the official repository:

       https://gitlab.com/siesta-project/siesta

For an overview of the different strands of development, see:

       https://gitlab.com/siesta-project/siesta/-/wikis/Guide-to-Siesta-versions

-----------------------------

SIESTA is both a method and its computer program implementation, to perform efficient electronic structure calculations and ab initio molecular dynamics simulations of molecules and solids. SIESTA's efficiency stems from the use of strictly localized basis sets and from the implementation of linear-scaling algorithms which can be applied to suitable systems. A very important feature of the code is that its accuracy and cost can be tuned in a wide range, from quick exploratory calculations to highly accurate simulations matching the quality of other approaches, such as plane-wave methods.

Project information

Maintainer:
Siesta Maintainers
Driver:
Alberto Garcia
Licence:
GNU GPL v3

RDF metadata

View full history Series and milestones

trunk series is the current focus of development.

Get Involved

Downloads

Latest version is 4.1-b4
released on 2018-11-07

All downloads

Announcements