[Pw_forum] overlap of atoms

Stefano Baroni baroni at sissa.it
Fri Jun 4 10:49:55 CEST 2010

probably, the atoms do overlap and the structure that you have found is not as good as you think
try to examine the structure with xcrysden (say), before feeding it into any actual calculation ...

On Jun 4, 2010, at 6:07 AM, Payam Norouzzadeh wrote:

> Hello all
> I am working on a Clathrate type VIII with group space 217. I calculated the atom coordinates based on the relevant Wyckoff positions and my results are in accordance to reported values in literature but the I have been met with error messages about overlap of atoms while I tried to relax the system.
> How can I fix the problem?
> Best regards,Payam Norouzzadeh
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