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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.

As a condition for using BerkeleyGW, you are asked to cite the following papers and acknowledge the use of the BerkeleyGW package in your publications.

  • [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)

Papers [1] and [3] should be cited when discussing quasiparticle properties such as GW band structures, and papers [2] and [3] should be cited when discussing optical properties with excitonic effects.

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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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Files for examples/DFT/silicon/PREBUILT in 1.2.x series: PREBUILT_v12x.tar.bz2

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