[Pw_forum] convergence of relaxation caculation

Axel Kohlmeyer akohlmey at cmm.chem.upenn.edu
Fri Aug 1 16:05:48 CEST 2008

On Fri, 1 Aug 2008, meisam aghtar wrote:

dear meisam,

please note, that you are using norm-conserving pseudopotentials
yet wavefunction and density cutoff parameters as if it were
ultra-soft potentials. this means your wavefunction cutoff is too
small and your density cutoff too large (no gain from going higher
than 4x ecutwfc). did you make any tests of those pseudopotentials?
e.g. on a small graphene sheet or a benzene/naphtaline molecule??


                       ibrav = 4,
                   celldm(1) = 32,
                   celldm(3) = 0.251568464,
                         nat = 80,
                        ntyp = 2,
                     ecutwfc = 36 ,
                     ecutrho = 400 ,


    C   12.01070  C.pz-vbc.UPF 
    H    1.00794  H.vbc.UPF 

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