Thank you very much. Ill try

On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 6:48 AM, Nicola Marzari <nicola.marz...@epfl.ch>
wrote:

> On 08/08/2017 16:25, Afshin Arjangmehr wrote:
>
>> Dear QE users and developers,
>>
>
>
> First thing, trying raising you cutoffs (e.g. use pseudo and
> suggestions from materialscloud.org/sssp, and/or even higher).
>
> The stress tensors converges slowly with the cutoff.
>
>                                 nicola
>
>
>> I have a question regarding calculation of elastic constants in metallic
>> alloys. When I use tstress=.TRUE. to calculate stress alongside total
>> energy, in -2%<strain<+2% range (elastic region), I expect to have a linear
>> variation of stress with strain but my results indicate a totally
>> non-linear correlation.
>> I use the E/V vs. strain curve to calculate elastic constants and my
>> results are consistent with experimental reports. Only, the stress part
>> calculated within pw.x simulation seems to be incorrect. Now:
>> 1- Am I missing anything besides "tsress" in my input file?
>> 2- Would it be correct if I manually convert E/V (delta(Energy)/Volume)
>> to P(stress)? and if yes, how?
>>
>> Thank you very much.
>> Afshin
>>
>> --
>> With Best Regards
>> Afshin Arjhangemehr
>> PhD candidate in Radiation Application
>>
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With Best Regards
Afshin Arjhangemehr
PhD candidate in Radiation Application
Shahid Beheshti University G.C, Tehran, IRAN
(+98) 912 439 20 64
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