Dear Ney, The system is organic crystal. You mean it cannot be calculated with GGA?
2009/6/16 N H <neyh...@gmail.com> > Well ... > > I dont have much information about your system ... Is it a molecule? Or a > polymer maybe? > > Anyway ... I dont know if it makes much sense calculating organic solids > with GGA. The solid state in such materials is highly dependent on > dispersion interactions like van der walls and london forces, which are not > described by GGA. Thus, I would not be suprised with large cell parameters > in this cases. Some guys I know correct it by ading an empirical > Lenard-Jones like potential in the system ... but ...it is something "ad > hoc". > > Cheers > > Ney > > > > On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 10:40 AM, Sridhar Neelamraju < > neelamraju.srid...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> I imagine siesta uses primitive (Wigner-Seitz)cell parameters whereas >> experimentalists prefer crystallographic units. Could someone else confirm >> the same please? >> >> 2009/6/16 samtong <zjx...@gmail.com> >> >> Deal all, >>> Attached is the .fdf file. >>> The Pseudopotencial and basis sets of C, H, O, N, S in the system are >>> downloaded from siesta website. But the calculated lattice parameters are >>> almost doubled than experimental value. Could anyone tell me where i am >>> wrong? Thank u very much. >>> >>> Chales >>> >> >> >> >> -- >> Sridhar Neelamraju >> PhD Student, Jansen Group >> Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Chemistry >> Stuttgart, Germany - 70569 >> >> E-mail:s.neelamr...@fkf.mpg.de <e-mail%3as.neelamr...@fkf.mpg.de> >> Landline: (+49)0711-12164749 >> Mobile: (+49) 0176-70128213 >> > >