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New academic license for CASTEP

The CASTEP developers announce a new cost-free worldwide source code license to CASTEP and NMR CASTEP for academic use.

CASTEP is a leading code for the first-principles calculation of material properties. It is a parallel FORTRAN-based implementation of planewave pseudopotential density functional theory, and is widely used to compute energies, vibrational properties (such as infra-red and Raman spectra), electronic response properties, NMR parameters and more.

The CASTEP Developers' Group and Cambridge Enterprise are excited to announce a new worldwide, free-of-charge academic licence for CASTEP. The CDG looks forward to welcoming a global community of CASTEP users and developers.

This new licence supersedes both the former UK Academic Licence and the European Source-Code licence (formerly offered by BIOVIA).

For more information and to apply for a free CASTEP academic license, refer to the CASTEP website here.

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