occ-RI-K algorithm for the evaluation of exact exchange in energy and force calculations (S. Manzer, F. Rob and M. Head-Gordon; Section 4.6.9)
Combinatorially-optimized exchange-correlation functionals (N. Mardirossian and M. Head-Gordon; Section 5.3):
B97M-V (range-separated hybrid, meta-GGA functional with VV10 non-local correlation)
B97M-V (meta-GGA functional with VV10 non-local correlation)
B97X-V (range-separated hybrid functional with VV10 non-local correlation)
Implementation of new exchange-correlation functionals from the literature (N. Mardirossian and M. Head-Gordon; Section 5.3). These include:
MGGA_MS0, MGGA_MS1, MGGA_MS2, MGGA_MS2h, MGGA_MVS, MGGA_MVSh, PKZB, revTPSS, revTPSSh, SCAN, SCAN0, PBEsol, revPBE, revPBE0
N12, N12-SX, GAM, MN12-L, MN12-SX, MN15-L, dlDF
B97-K, B97-D3(0), B97-3, -HCTH, -HCTHh
SRC1-R1, SRC1-R2, SRC2-R1, SRC2-R2
B1LYP, B1PW91, MPW1K, LRC-BOP, BHH, BB1K, PW6B95, PWB6K, B2PLYP
Hessian-free minimum point verification (S. M. Sharada and M. Head-Gordon; Section 10.2.2)
Exciton-based excited-state models:
Ab initio Frenkel-Davydov model for coupled excitations in multi-chromophore systems (A. F. Morrison and J. M. Herbert; Section 13.16).
TDDFT for molecular interactions [TDDFT(MI)], a set of local excitation approximations for efficient TDDFT calculations in multi-chromophore systems and for single chromophores in the presence of explicit solvent molecules (J. Liu and J. M. Herbert; Section 13.17).
Thermostats for ab initio molecular dynamics (R. P. Steele and J. M. Herbert).
Analytic energy gradient for the Ewald summation in QM/MM calculations (Z. C. Holden and J. M. Herbert)
Zeolite QM/MM methods (J. Gomes and M. Head-Gordon).
EOM-MP2 methods for excitation, ionization and electron attachment energies (A. Kunitsa and K. Bravaya; Section 7.8.9).
Evaluation of polarizabilities using CCSD and EOM-CCSD wave functions (Section 126.96.36.199, K. Nanda and A. I. Krylov)
Distributed-memory parallel implementation of CC and EOM-CC methods and performance improvements in disk-based algorithms (E. Epifanovsky, I. Kaliman, and A. I. Krylov)
Improvements to the maximum overlap method (MOM) for SCF calculations (A. T. B. Gilbert; Section 7.5).
Non-equilibrium PCM method to describe solvent effects in ADC excited-state calculations (J.-M. Mewes and A. Dreuw; Section 7.9.7).
Spin-flip ADC method (D. Lefrancois and A. Dreuw; Section 7.9.5).