[Pw_forum] Binding Energy
giovanni.cantele at spin.cnr.it
Tue Jan 26 10:01:33 CET 2016
The binding energy of a system where components A and B bind together is defined as
E_binding(A,B) = E_tot(A+B) - E_tot(A) - E_tot(B)
where E_tot(A+B), E_tot(A) and E_tot(B) are the total energies of the bound system A+B, component A and component B
as obtained from three different total energy calculations.
Warning: the three calculations must be done at the same level of convergence (same ecutwfc, ecutrho, etc.).
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> On 26 Jan 2016, at 01:16, Mohssine El Bachra <mohssmpi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear QE Users,
> I want to calculate the binding energy, but I have no idea how to get or calculate it from my output.
> Thanks a lot for your patiency in advance.
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