[Pw_forum] The effect of cold smearing on DOS

Paolo Giannozzi giannozz at democritos.it
Thu Apr 7 19:56:15 CEST 2011

On Apr 7, 2011, at 17:37 , mashiat alaaii wrote:

> However, my concern is the effect of cold smearing on DOS.
> Does using "cold smearing" change DOS.

of course it does, but if properly used, smearing yields very good
results. Please have a look at the various tutorials available on
the quantum-espresso.org web site on metals and smearing

Paolo Giannozzi, Dept of Chemistry&Physics&Environment,
Univ. Udine, via delle Scienze 208, 33100 Udine, Italy
Phone +39-0432-558216, fax +39-0432-558222

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