[Pw_forum] SOC didn't make difference in GaAs band structure
"Alexandra Carvalho (雅丽）"
carvalho at sapo.tl
Thu Mar 13 07:29:29 CET 2014
Try to start up with a magnetisation different from zero, like
starting_magnetization(1) = 0.00001,
starting_magnetization(2) = 0.00001,
angle1(1) = 0,
angle1(2) = 0,
angle2(1) = 45,
angle2(2) = 0,
On 13/03/2014 13:35, "Masakatsu ITO(伊藤)" wrote:
> Dear Alexandra,
> Thank you for your advice. I changed my input files
> to use fully relativistic pseudopotentials,
> As.rel-pbe-n-kjpaw_psl.0.2.UPF .
> But the resultant band plotting with spin orbit coupling
> is not different from that without SOC.
> Probably I made other mistakes. I'd be really grateful
> if you or anybody further helps me correct my input files.
> with my best regards,
> Masakatsu ITO
> Green Nanoelectronics Collaborative Research Center
> National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
> (3/13/14, 12:58 PM), "Alexandra Carvalho (雅丽）" wrote:
>> Dear Masakatsu,
>> My understanding is that you should use a fully relativistic
>> Ga.pbe-dn-kjpaw_psl.0.2.UPF is scalar relativistic.
>> On 13/03/2014 10:43, "Masakatsu ITO(伊藤)" wrote:
>>> Dear all,
>>> I'm trying to calculate GaAs band structure with
>>> spin orbit coupling (SOC), but am sorry that I'm
>>> relatively a novice about density functional theory.
>>> I still don't get the right band structure of GaAs.
>>> Could you please help me correct my mistakes?
>>> The problem is that SOC didn't make difference
>>> in the band structure plot of GaAs. As you see
>>> in the attached ps files, "gaas_bands.ps" with SOC is
>>> quite the same to the band structure plot without SOC.
>>> I plotted those bands along L - Gamma - X path and
>>> guess that the Fermi level is around 7.0 eV.
>>> I did this band calculation using the attached input files
>>> like the following.
>>> $ pw.x < gaas.scf.david.in > gaas.scf.david.out
>>> $ pw.x < gaas.bands.david.in > gaas.bands.david.out
>>> $ bands.x < gaas.post.bands.in > gaas.post.bands.out
>>> $ plotband.x < gaas.plotband.in > gaas.plotband.out
>>> Probably I miss some important parameters to
>>> deal with SOC, but I cannot figure it out from
>>> the documents in the network. So I'd be grateful
>>> if you tell me about my possible mistakes or
>>> give me any advice.
>>> with my best regards,
>>> Masakatsu ITO
>>> Green Nanoelectronics Collaborative Research Center
>>> National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
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>> Alexandra Carvalho (雅丽）
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Alexandra Carvalho (雅丽）
NUS Graphene Research Centre, Office S16-06-07
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