How to cite?

Quantum ESPRESSO is an Open Source distribution. We shall greatly appreciate if scientific work done using Quantum ESPRESSO will contain an explicit acknowledgement and the following references:

P. Giannozzi et al., J.Phys.:Condens.Matter 21, 395502 (2009)

P. Giannozzi et al., J.Phys.:Condens.Matter 29, 465901 (2017)

and if you used the GPU-enabled features of the code:

P. Giannozzi et al., J. Chem. Phys. 152, 154105 (2020)

(Full reference, BibTeX format). Please also see the user documentation of each specific package for further recommended citations.

How to download?

Sources: Quantum ESPRESSO is currently distributed as source packages, but selected binary packages for Linux, Mac-OS X and Windows are also available. The current stable version (including support for NVidia GPUs) can be downloaded from:

Please read the "release-notes" file for information on major changes and problems. Patches and updates are available on GitHub: see the "Assets" list at the end of the release notes. The latest development version, in branch "develop", is available on GitLab and mirrored on GitHub.

The Schrödinger-enabled version of Quantum ESPRESSO can be downloaded here.

The RISM-enabled version of Quantum ESPRESSO can be downloaded from Satomichi Nishihara's git repository.

Virtual Machine: A fully configured Ubuntu virtual machine that can be run from Windows/Mac-OS x/Linux/Solaris is available on the Materials Cloud site. It contains Quantum ESPRESSO and much more (4Gb).

Binaries: Binary packages for Linux are available in the Debian stable and unstable distributions, courtesy Michael Banck and DebiChem team.

Binary packages for Mac-OS X are available in the Science section of Macports.

Windows binaries are made available by AdvanceSoftware Corp.. See also the SCM site.

(last updated: July 19, 2021)