[Pw_forum] Question on charge density plot

Subhradip Ghosh subhra at uiuc.edu
Tue Jul 27 15:29:08 CEST 2004

Dear Paolo,

Thank you very much. Yes, I understand the thing now. I was
initially confused at seeing 'rhoG' being computed in the
subroutine 'plot2d'.

Thanks for your help.


---- Original message ----
>Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 08:46:10 +0200 (CEST)
>From: Paolo Giannozzi <giannozz at nest.sns.it>  
>Subject: Re: [Pw_forum] Question on charge density plot  
>To: pw_forum at pwscf.org
>On Mon, 26 Jul 2004, Subhradip Ghosh wrote:
>> I understand is that using chdens we only get rho in G-space
>> and plotrho draws the contours of rho(G)
>not really: chdens produces rho(r) in the selected region of
>and plotrho draws contours of rho(r)
>> Also, what units are these charge densities?
>1/(Bohr radii)^3 : the charge density yields the number of
>(not the total charge) when integrated over the unit cell.
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