[Pw_forum] about Vanderbilt uspp

Sonu Kumar 1009ukumar at gmail.com
Mon Jul 24 12:30:05 CEST 2017

I guess you can use the information given in the headers for different
cutoff radii used for pseudoization and number of angular momentum
used for a pseudoized state. For more information, see the documentation of

bests, sonu

With kind regards,
Dr. S Kumar, Post doctoral fellow
Physical Sciences and Engineering  Divison,
IBN Sina Building, KAUST,
Thuwal, KSA

On Sun, Jul 23, 2017 at 2:51 PM, Yue-Wen Fang <yuewen.fang at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I downloaded the uspp-736.tar.gz, and got runatom.x through compiling in
> *SOURCE*. However, I found only few elements were included in the
> directory *WORK*, for example, the pseudopotential generation files for
> manganese (Mn) was not found. Do I need prepare the generation files by
> myself for Mn?
> On the other hand, when downloading the UPF files from the psudopotential
> library of Quantum Espresso, we usually see such a note "Generated by
> Vanderbilt code version 7.x.x". For instance, Mn.pbe-sp-van_mit.UPF
> <http://www.quantum-espresso.org/wp-content/uploads/upf_files/Mn.pbe-sp-van_mit.UPF> could
> be found from the http://www.quantum-espresso.org/pseudopotentials/, and
> it was "Generated by Vanderbilt code version 7.3.6". I guess these
> pseudopotentials should also generated by the uspp-736.tar.gz or other
> similar code, where can I find the generation files? Could you give some
> comments? Thank you very much.
> Best wishes
> Yue-Wen Fang
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