yambo: An ab initio tool for excited state calculations

  title={yambo: An ab initio tool for excited state calculations},
  author={Andrea Marini and Conor Hogan and Myrta Gr{\"u}ning and Daniele Varsano},
  journal={Comput. Phys. Commun.},
yambo is an ab initio code for calculating quasiparticle energies and optical properties of electronic systems within the framework of many-body perturbation theory and time-dependent density functional theory. Quasiparticle energies are calculated within the GW approximation for the self-energy. Optical properties are evaluated either by solving the Bethe-Salpeter equation or by using the adiabatic local density approximation. yambo is a plane-wave code that, although particularly suited for… Expand
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