[Pw_forum] Fw: Fermi Energy

Paolo Giannozzi paolo.giannozzi at uniud.it
Thu Mar 13 15:46:02 CET 2014

On Thu, 2014-03-13 at 01:24 -0700, mohammad moaddeli wrote:

> There is about 2 eV difference between the Fermi energy in scf and
> nscf calculations.
> What does it mean exactly?

see the second part of my previous answer to Uri Argaman. Also note
that if the k-point grid used in nscf calculation is not a uniform
one, you may get some funny results for the Fermi energy.


Paolo Giannozzi, Dept. Chemistry&Physics&Environment, 
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