Quantum Espresso

Quantum ESPRESSO is a program package for ab-initio molecular dynamics (MD) simulations and electronic structure calculations.  It is based on density-functional theory, plane waves, and pseudopotentials.

Availability & Restrictions.

Quantum ESPRESSO is open source and available without restriction.  We recommend that Oakley be used.

The following versions are available on OSC systems:

Version Glenn Oakley
5.0.3   X*
5.2.1   X
*: Default Version



You can configure your environment for the usage of Quantum ESPRESSO by running the following command:

module load espresso

Batch Usage

Sample batch scripts and input files are available here:


Further Reading

See Also