[Pw_forum] [pw_forum] SCF calculation with external magnetic field

Lorenzo Paulatto paulatz at gmail.com
Mon Oct 23 20:51:25 CEST 2017

On 23/10/17 18:36, Nicola Marzari wrote:
> if indeed you want to apply an external magnetic field, that is not
> possible (in most codes - see the paper by Wei Cai and Giulia Galli
> PRL 2005 or so on how this could be done).

Interesting, I would have naively thought that computing the total 
energy as a function of (imposed) total magnetisation would allow one to 
get the magnetic permeability and everything else from that. Looks like 
I'll have to read the literature!

Lorenzo Paulatto - Paris

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