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

Source on Github : quanshengwu/wannier_tools.

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

Aiming to investigate topological properties, electronic structures and transport properties of

  • Electron systems (Tested)

  • Phonon systems (Testing)

Join the QQ group to get supports: 709225749



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 CAS, Beijing, China): Tight binding symmetrization, phononTB

  • Yifei Guan (EPFL, Switzerland): Landau level (2018)

  • Tiantian Zhang (IOP, CAS, Beijing, China) : phonon LO-TO

  • Yi Liu (BNU, Beijing, China): Runge-Kutta integration (2018)

  • Hanqi Pi (IOP CAS, Beijing, China): Anomalous Nerest Effect (2022)

  • Xiangyu Zhou (IOP CAS, Beijing, China) : Documenetation updated to version 2.6.2 (2022)



This work was sponsored by the following institutes: