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exciting is mainly developed by the group of Claudia Draxl at the Physics Institute of the Humboldt-Universit├Ąt Berlin, Germany.

exciting is a full-potential all-electron density-functional-theory (DFT) package based on the linearized augmented plane-wave (LAPW) method. It is freely available for download.

exciting documentation

Some useful documentation:

exciting basics

Will be updated with more information later on.

further information

exciting is a branch of the original EXC!TiNG code, see history. A different branch is the Elk open source code, which can be found at