Questions tagged [cell-optimization]
For questions regarding optimizations of unit cell dimensions.
When should "vc-relax" be performed over "relax" calculations in Quantum ESPRESSO?
I'm new to Quantum ESPRESSO and I have read that there are several scenarios when relax calculations are preferred over vc-relax calculations, for example in maintaining vacuum while modelling surface....
Cu FCC vc-relax method error
Reference: Density Functional Theory: A Practical Introduction, David Sholl, Janice A. Steckel, Chapter 2, Page No. 48 Section 2.2 The fcc Cu calculations in Fig. 2.3 used a cubic supercell with 4 Cu ...