Plotting the band structure

How can I plot the band structure from SIESTA output?

If you have already calculated the electronic band structure with SIESTA, you can use a Utility in the directory Util, called “gnubands”. It generates plots of the band structure.

To learn how to use “gnubands” you can take a look at one of the self-explained SIESTA tutorials collected in Prof. Javier Junquera’s web page:

SIMUNE has also developed a set of SIESTA tutorials to guide the user during the learning process of the SIESTA code. The calculation of band structure is explained step-by-step in the tutorial T6 - Optimization of material properties - Band Structure that can be downloaded from SIMUNE tutorial web page.