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Refers to a model which is treated as infinitely repeating, for example so as to use plane-wave basis functions and capture long-range electrostatic interactions.

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Orbital magnetization in periodic solids

The orbital magnetization in periodic solids has been nicely described by the so-called modern theory of magnetization [1,2,3,4]. $$\tag{1} \mathcal{M}_{orb} = -\frac{1}{2} \Im \sum_{n,\mathbf{k}} f_{...