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"The minimum-image convention is a common form of PBC particle bookkeeping in which each individual particle in the simulation interacts with the closest image of the remaining particles in the system."

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How to find the scaling factors for minimum image convention?

Suppose that we have an arbitrary (not necessarily cubic) unit cell with cell parameters $\mathbf{a}$, $\mathbf{b}$, $\mathbf{c}$ (lattice vectors) and $\alpha$, $\beta$, $\gamma$ (lattice angles). We ...
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