Quantum transport simulations made easy


Kwant is a free (open source), powerful, and easy to use Python package for numerical calculations on tight-binding models with a strong focus on quantum transport.

Recent blog posts

  • 2019-03-06 Release of Kwant 1.4

    We are pleased to announce the release of Kwant 1.4, the result of a year and a half of development.

  • 2018-03-28 List of Kwant extensions added to website

    We have added a new section to the website that showcases useful extensions to Kwant that have been made by members of the community.

  • 2017-06-29 Kwant adds an FAQ to the documentation

    The Kwant team in Grenoble is currently hosting a masters student, Paul Clisson, who has taken the initiative and written a "Frequently Asked Questions" (FAQ) section to complement the existing Kwant tutorial; thanks Paul!

  • 2017-05-24 Release of Kwant 1.3

    After more than one year of development, we are extremely pleased to announce the release of Kwant 1.3.