AIM2000 Program Description

The look and feel of the user interface of AIM2000 is similar to many Windows-based programs and can be explored intuitively by trying the icons in the toolbar or the menu-entries of the main menu.

The working area of AIM2000 is divided into four parts:

All computations of AIM2000 are controlled by the settings in Control View and by the menu-items chosen from the menu Calculation. As a shortcut, the toolbar contains icons for these menu-items, as well as for the entries of Record and Plot.

For a standard session with AIM2000 the following proceeding is recommended:

You now generated the basic information which is needed to calculate properties of the molecule and visualize the calculations: