I am studying nanoclusters in which I have searched the DFT energy landscape and data mining was performed. As the next step, I am trying to prepare a few bulk cut structures but I have no experience in it.

What is the general method for obtaining the bulk cut structures?

Do you obtain the structures by leaving a structure with correct stoichiometry and removing the rest of the atoms?

  • $\begingroup$ As a starting point, a great free software tool for preparing cut crystals is VESTA. $\endgroup$
    – Hayden S
    Apr 25, 2022 at 16:59
  • $\begingroup$ @HaydenS I'm using VESTA but I was not aware of that! Could you please elaborate that? $\endgroup$
    – DGKang
    Apr 26, 2022 at 11:33
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    $\begingroup$ @HaydenS It sounds like you know a bit about the subject! Do you think you can help answer the question? It would be nice since our unanswered queue is now at 318 questions!!! $\endgroup$ Aug 18, 2022 at 8:10
  • $\begingroup$ @DGKang Did you figure out the answer yet? $\endgroup$ Oct 26, 2022 at 3:18
  • $\begingroup$ @DGKang any update? $\endgroup$ Dec 10, 2022 at 14:27


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