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)

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

How to download?

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 can be downloaded from:

  • GitHub (recommended), or alternatively from
  • GitLab (click on the "cloud with a down arrow" to download).

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 new GPU-enabled development version is available here. For Intel Phi (obsolescent), see this link.

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.

Binary packages for Linux are available in the Debian stable, testing 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. A fully configured Ubuntu virtual machine that can be run from Windows is available on the Materials Cloud site. It contains Quantum ESPRESSO and much more (4Gb).

(last updated: May 8, 2019)