[Pw_forum] spin-polarized band structure calculation

Paolo Giannozzi giannozz at nest.sns.it
Mon Dec 20 16:34:40 CET 2004

On Monday 20 December 2004 13:05, B.T. Hope wrote:

> I am attempting a band-structure calculation for a Cobalt chain.
> I want it to be spin-polarized. [...]
> The output gives me twice amount of data as you would expect
> but rather than two sets of identical k-points with different sets
> of corresponding energies, the extra set of k-points just continues 
> from the first set. [...]
> Can anyone help / explain?

notice the two lines in the output:

 ------ SPIN UP ------------

 ------ SPIN DOWN ----------

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