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VESTA

Level of openness:2 ★★☆ Document quality:2 ★★☆ A piece of software for obtaining crystal structure and visualizing three-dimensional data that runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X platforms. It can handle 30 structure data formats and 17 volumetric data formats for input, and 13 structure data formats and 6 volumetric data formats for output. It is distributed free of charge in binary format for noncommercial purposes.

Developers

Koichi MOMMA (National Museum of Nature and Science)

Sales Point

Atomistic models, electron densities, and crystal morphology can be overlaid and visualized simultaneously. You can also visualize grain boundary structures and twin models, or compare a pair of similar structures by placing multiple phase data in a single screen.

Environment

Windows (XP or later、32 bit, 64 bit), macOS (10.6 or later)、Linux (i686, x86_64)

Parallerization

OpenMP parallerization is supported.

License

Own license

Paper

K. Momma and F. Izumi, J. Appl. Crystallogr., 44, 1272-1276 (2011).

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