Theoretical Chemistry Accounts

, Volume 114, Issue 1–3, pp 145–152 | Cite as

Pseudopotentials for H to Kr optimized for gradient-corrected exchange-correlation functionals

  • M. KrackEmail author


Pseudopotential parameter sets for the elements from H to Kr using the relativistic, norm-conserving, separable, dual-space Gaussian-type pseudopotentials of Goedecker, Teter, and Hutter (GTH) are presented as optimized for the gradient-corrected exchange-correlation functionals of Becke, Lee, Yang, and Parr (BLYP), Becke and Perdew (BP), and Perdew, Burke, and Ernzerhof (PBE). The accuracy and reliability of the GTH pseudopotentials is shown by calculations for a series of small molecules.


Goedecker pseudopotentials Gaussian plane waves method Quickstep CP2K Gradient corrected functionals 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computational Science, Department of Chemistry and Applied BiosciencesETH ZurichLuganoSwitzerland

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