Psi4 Property Calculation

Cube to calculate properties using Psi4

Main Parameters

Parameter Name

Extended Log Field

Log Field


Calculation Parameters

  • Basis used by Psi4 (basis) type: string: Basis set used for calculating property
    Default: “”
    Choices: “”, minix, 6-31G, 6-31G*, 6-31+G*, 6-31G**, 6-31+G**, 6-311G**, 6-311+G**, 6-311G(2d,2p), def2-SVP, def2-SVPD, def2-TZVP, def2-TZVPD, def2-TZVPP, def2-TZVPPD, cc-pVDZ, aug-cc-pVDZ, cc-pVTZ, aug-cc-pVTZ, LanL2DZ
  • Type of Psi4 Calculation (calculation) type: string: Type of Psi4 property calculation
    Default: Single-Point Energy
    Choices: Single-Point Energy, Ionization Potential (Vertical), Ionization Potential (Adiabatic), Electron Affinity (Vertical), Electron Affinity (Adiabatic), Single-Point Gradient, Dipole Moment, HOMO-LUMO Gap
  • CPUs (cpu_count) type: integer: The number of CPUs to run this cube with
    Default: 1 , Min: 1, Max: 128
  • Cube Metrics (cube_metrics) type: string: Set of metrics to be collected

    Choices: cpu, disk, memory, network
  • SCF Convergence threshold (d_convergence) type: integer: Sets Psi4 SCF convergence criteria ‘D_convergence’ if not set to 0, then the convergence is to 10^-n. We recommend it be left at 0 unless necessary.
    Default: 0
  • Temporary Disk Space (MiB) (disk_space) type: decimal: The minimum amount of disk space in MiB (1048576 B) this cube requires. Due to overhead, request a couple hundred MiB more than required.
    Default: 5120.0 , Min: 128.0, Max: 8589934592
  • SCF Convergence threshold (e_convergence) type: integer: Sets Psi4 SCF convergence criteria ‘E_convergence’ if not set to 0, then the convergence is to 10^-n. We recommend it be left at 0 unless necessary.
    Default: 0
  • GPUs (gpu_count) type: integer: The number of GPUs to run this cube with
    Default: 0 , Max: 16
  • Instance Tags (instance_tags) type: string: Only run on machines with matching tags (comma separated)
    Default: “”
  • Instance Type (instance_type) type: string: The type of instance that this cube needs to be run on
  • Memory (MiB) (memory_mb) type: decimal: The minimum amount of memory in MiBs (1048576 B) this cube requires. Due to overhead, request a couple hundred MiB more than required.
    Default: 1800 , Min: 256.0, Max: 8589934592
  • Method used by Psi4 (method) type: string: Method used for calculating property
    Default: HF3c
    Choices: HF3c, PBEh3c, HF, HF-D3, B3LYP, B3LYP-D3BJ, B3LYP-D3MBJ, B2PLYP-D3BJ, M06, M06-2X, M06-L, MN15-D3BJ, MN15-L, PW6B95-D3BJ, CAM-B3LYP, CAM-B3LYP-D3BJ, WB97X, WB97X-D, WB97X-V, PBE, PBE0
  • Metric Period (metric_period) type: decimal: How often to sample metrics, in seconds
    Default: 60
    Choices: 1, 5, 10, 30, 60, 120, 180, 240, 300, Min: 1, Max: 300
  • Remove Implicit Hydrogens (remove_implicit_hydrogens) type: boolean: If True, implicit hydrogens are removed from the molecule before the formal charge is calculated. If false, the Cube will fail if the molecule does have implicit hydrogens.
    Default: False
  • Spot policy (spot_policy) type: string: Control cube placement on spot market instances
    Default: Prohibited
    Choices: Allowed, Preferred, NotPreferred, Prohibited, Required
  • Save Psi4 Log Files (store_log_file) type: boolean: The log file generated from Psi4 is saved. It will be available as a Floe Report when the Floe is complete.
    Default: False

Field parameters

  • Energy Field (energy_field) type: Field Type: Float: Energy Field
    Default: Psi4 Energy (kcal/mol)
  • Extended Log Field (ext_log_field) type: Field Type: StringVec: Message extended log field
    Default: Extended Log Field
  • Input Molecule Field (in_mol_field) type: Field Type: Chem.Mol: Primary Molecule Field to use as input to the Cube
  • Log Field (log_field) type: Field Type: String: The field to store messages to floe report
    Default: Log Field
  • Output Molecule Field (out_mol_field) type: Field Type: Chem.Mol: Primary Molecule Field to use as output to the Cube

Hardware Parameters

Machine hardware requirements
  • Memory (MiB) (memory_mb) type: decimal: The minimum amount of memory in MiBs (1048576 B) this cube requires. Due to overhead, request a couple hundred MiB more than required.
    Default: 1800 , Min: 256.0, Max: 8589934592
  • Temporary Disk Space (MiB) (disk_space) type: decimal: The minimum amount of disk space in MiB (1048576 B) this cube requires. Due to overhead, request a couple hundred MiB more than required.
    Default: 5120.0 , Min: 128.0, Max: 8589934592
  • GPUs (gpu_count) type: integer: The number of GPUs to run this cube with
    Default: 0 , Max: 16
  • CPUs (cpu_count) type: integer: The number of CPUs to run this cube with
    Default: 1 , Min: 1, Max: 128
  • Instance Type (instance_type) type: string: The type of instance that this cube needs to be run on
  • Spot policy (spot_policy) type: string: Control cube placement on spot market instances
    Default: Prohibited
    Choices: Allowed, Preferred, NotPreferred, Prohibited, Required
  • Instance Tags (instance_tags) type: string: Only run on machines with matching tags (comma separated)
    Default: “”

Metrics Parameters

Cube Metric Parameters
  • Metric Period (None) type: decimal: How often to sample metrics, in seconds
    Default: 60
    Choices: 1, 5, 10, 30, 60, 120, 180, 240, 300, Min: 1, Max: 300
  • Cube Metrics (None) type: string: Set of metrics to be collected

    Choices: cpu, disk, memory, network

Parallel Psi4 Property Calculation

The parallel version adds these extra parameters.

  • Number of messages to distribute at a time (item_count) type: integer: The maximum number of messages to bundle together for a parallel cube.
    Default: 1 , Min: 1, Max: 65535
  • Maximum Failures (max_failures) type: integer: The maximum number of times to attempt processing a work item
    Default: 10 , Min: 1, Max: 100
  • Autoscale this Cube (autoscale) type: boolean: If True, let Orion manage the parallelism of this Cube
    Default: True
  • Maximum number of Cubes (max_parallel) type: integer: The maximum number of concurrently running copies of this Cube
    Default: 1000 , Min: 1
  • Minimum number of Cubes (min_parallel) type: integer: The minimum number of concurrently running copies of this Cube
    Default: 0