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BerkeleyGW is licensed under a free, open source, and permissive 3-clause modified BSD license included with the package. Users may modify and share the source as is consistent with the license.

We ask that you please cite the following papers when using results obtained from the BerkeleyGW package:

  1. Mark S. Hybertsen and Steven G. Louie, “Electron correlation in semiconductors and insulators: Band gaps and quasiparticle energies,” Phys. Rev. B 34, 5390 (1986)
  2. Michael Rohlfing and Steven G. Louie, “Electron-hole excitations and optical spectra from first principles,” Phys. Rev. B 62, 4927 (2000)
  3. Jack Deslippe, Georgy Samsonidze, David A. Strubbe, Manish Jain, Marvin L. Cohen, and Steven G. Louie, “BerkeleyGW: A Massively Parallel Computer Package for the Calculation of the Quasiparticle and Optical Properties of Materials and Nanostructures,” Comput. Phys. Commun. 183, 1269 (2012)(http://arxiv.org/abs/1111.4429)

Papers (1) and (3) should be cited when discussing quasiparticle properties, and papers (2) and (3) should be cited when discussing optical properties.

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Latest release

BerkeleyGW 2.1: BerkeleyGW-2.1.tar.gz  – License – July 2019

Previous releases

BerkeleyGW 2.0: BGW-2.0.0.tar.gz – License – May 2018

BerkeleyGW 1.2: BGW-1.2.0.tar.gz – License – Manual (HTML)(PDF) – August 2016
BerkeleyGW 1.2-beta: BGW-1.2-beta.tar.gz – License – August 2015
BerkeleyGW 1.1-beta2: BGW-1.1-beta2.tar.gz – License – Manual (HTML)(PDF) – December 2014
BerkeleyGW 1.1-beta: BGW-1.1.beta.tar.gz – License – Manual (HTML)(PDF) – 30 June 2014

BerkeleyGW 1.0.6: BGW-1.0.6.tar.gz – License – Manual (HTML)(PDF) – 21 Nov 2013
BerkeleyGW 1.0.5: BGW-1.0.5.tar.gz – License – 30 Aug 2013
BerkeleyGW 1.0.4: BGW-1.0.4.tar.gz – License – 10 Dec 2012
BerkeleyGW 1.0.3: BGW-1.0.3.tar.gz – License – 10 July 2012
BerkeleyGW 1.0.2: BGW-1.0.2.tar.gz – License – 14 April 2012
BerkeleyGW 1.0.1: BGW-1.0.1.tar.gz – License – 18 March 2012
BerkeleyGW 1.0.0: BGW-1.0.0.tar.gz – License – 28 February 2012

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