The general atomic and molecular electronic structure system hondo: Version 7.0

Michel Dupuis, J. D. Watts, H. O. Villar, G. J B Hurst

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We describe a computer program for ab initio quantum mechanical calculations of atomic and molecular wavefunctions and energies. Capabilities for the calculation of energy gradients and second derivatives with respect to nuclear coordinates are provided for several types of wavefunctions. Calculations of many molecular properties based on the electron density are possible. The program contains automated algorithms for the determination of equilibrium structures, saddle points, reaction pathways, vibrational spectra including infrared and Raman intensities. We illustrate the capabilities of the program by highlighting research problems recently investigated with the present program.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)415-425
Number of pages11
JournalComputer Physics Communications
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1989


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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