Kwant: a software package for quantum transport

  title={Kwant: a software package for quantum transport},
  author={C. Groth and M. Wimmer and A. Akhmerov and X. Waintal},
  journal={New Journal of Physics},
Kwant is a Python package for numerical quantum transport calculations. It aims to be a user-friendly, universal, and high-performance toolbox for the simulation of physical systems of any dimensionality and geometry that can be described by a tight-binding model. Kwant has been designed such that the natural concepts of the theory of quantum transport (lattices, symmetries, electrodes, orbital/spin/electron-hole degrees of freedom) are exposed in a simple and transparent way. Defining a new… Expand
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