[Pw_forum] disk space requirement for phonon calc.

Paolo Giannozzi giannozz at nest.sns.it
Wed Mar 24 17:42:50 CET 2004

On Tuesday 23 March 2004 16:11, Subhradip Ghosh wrote:

> I would like to know how much disk space one needs to accomodate
> the large files produced by the phonon calculation in the newest version
> of PWSCF.

the same as in previous versions: you need several files whose size
is (number of bands) * (number of plane waves) * (number of k-points). 
An 8-atom cell shouldn't be such a big deal, though, with today's


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