Commit ff7eb28c authored by Anton Akhmerov's avatar Anton Akhmerov
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update links in documentation

In addition to basic updates to skip permanent redirect, remove an
obsolete reference to macports installation instructions on the main
parent a6547b2d
......@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ The Kwant authors can be reached at
The principal developers of Kwant are
* `Christoph W. Groth <mailto://>`_ (INAC/CEA Grenoble)
* `Michael Wimmer <>`_ (TU Delft)
* `Michael Wimmer <>`_ (TU Delft)
* `Anton R. Akhmerov <>`_ (TU Delft)
* `Xavier Waintal <>`_ (INAC/CEA Grenoble)
* `Joseph Weston <>`_ (INAC/CEA Grenoble)
......@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ Building Kwant requires
* `Python <>`_ 3.4 or above (Kwant 1.1 is the last
version to support Python 2),
* `NumPy <>`_ 1.8.1 or newer,
* `SciPy <>`_ 0.13.3 or newer,
* `SciPy <>`_ 0.13.3 or newer,
* `LAPACK <>`_ and `BLAS <>`_,
(For best performance we recommend the free `OpenBLAS
<>`_ or the nonfree `MKL
......@@ -156,7 +156,7 @@ Building the documentation
To build the documentation, the `Sphinx documentation generator
<>`_ is required with ``numpydoc`` extension
(version 0.5 or newer). If PDF documentation is to be built, the tools
from the `libRSVG <>`_ (Debian/Ubuntu package
from the `libRSVG <>`_ (Debian/Ubuntu package
``librsvg2-bin``) are needed to convert SVG drawings into the PDF format.
As a prerequisite for building the documentation, Kwant must have been built
......@@ -216,11 +216,7 @@ systems. Here we only consider the case of `MacPorts
1. Install a recent version of MacPorts, as explained in the `installation
instructions of MacPorts <>`_. `The
MacPorts section of the Kwant website
<>`_ may be also of
interest. (Note that it describes how to install Kwant using a ports file,
while the aim here is to install from source manually.)
instructions of MacPorts <>`_.
2. Install the required dependencies::
......@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
.. module:: kwant.solvers.sparse
This solver uses SciPy's `scipy.sparse.linalg
<>`_. The
<>`_. The
interface is identical to that of the :mod:`default solver
......@@ -325,7 +325,7 @@ subbands that increases with energy.
.. rubric:: Footnotes
.. [#]
.. [#]
.. [#] Leads are numbered in the python convention, starting from 0.
Building the same system with less code
......@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ In this example, we compute the wave functions of a closed circular quantum dot
and its spectrum as a function of magnetic field (Fock-Darwin spectrum).
To compute the eigenenergies and eigenstates, we will make use of the sparse
linear algebra functionality of `SciPy <>`_, which
linear algebra functionality of `SciPy <>`_, which
interfaces the ARPACK package:
.. literalinclude::
......@@ -139,7 +139,7 @@ it using `kwant.plotter.current`:
matrix, if the optional argument ``sparse=True``. The sparse matrix is in
SciPy's ``scipy.sparse.coo_matrix`` format, which can be easily be converted
to various other sparse matrix formats (see `SciPy's documentation
.. rubric:: Footnotes
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