Molden tutorial

Molden: program mainly used to display electron density from quancum-mechanical (e.g., Gaussian) calculations

Molden can be downloaded from

A brief tutorial (with examples of plots) can be found at

To generate an input file, you have to run Gaussian. In the line of the Gaussian options you have to add

Pop=CHelpG GFINPUT IOP(6/7=3)

The output file produced by the Gaussian run should be inputted to Molden via the Read button.

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