WannierTools: an open-source software package for novel topological materials

Source on Github : https://github.com/quanshengwu/wannier_tools.

You can find more useful information on website www.wanniertools.org.

Aiming to investigate topoligical properties of

  • Electron systems (Tested)
  • Phonon systems (Testing)


Please cite this paper when using WannierTools for your researchs:

title = "WannierTools : An open-source software package for novel topological materials",
journal = "Computer Physics Communications",
volume = "224",
pages = "405 - 416",
year = "2018",
issn = "0010-4655",
doi = "https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpc.2017.09.033",
url = "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010465517303442",
author = "QuanSheng Wu and ShengNan Zhang and Hai-Feng Song and Matthias Troyer and Alexey A. Soluyanov",
keywords = "Novel topological materials, Topological number, Surface state, Tight-binding model"


Please report bugs to wuquansheng at gmail.com.


The WannierTools code is licensed under GPLv3. The licence text in the LICENSE file is included in the root directory of the WannierTools distribution.

Authors and contributions

WannierTools 2.x have been written by :

  • QuanSheng Wu (EPFL, Switzerland)
  • ShengNan Zhang (EPFL, Switzerland)

Contributors to the code include:

  • Changming Yue (IOP, Beijing, China): Tight binding symmetrization
  • Yifei Guan (EPFL, Switzerland): Landau level
  • Yi Liu (BNU, Beijing, China): Runge-Kutta integration


This work was sponsored by the following institutes: