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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

NEW RELEASE: PAW datasets v.54!

After long and careful consideration we have decided to release a new set of POTCAR files (version 54) covering the periodic table.

You will find the new potentials on the download-portal.

Cheers, The VASP team.

Read more: NEW RELEASE: PAW datasets v.54!

Hybrid improper Ferroelectricity

Hybrid Improper Ferroelectricity in a Multiferroic and Magnetoelectric Metal-Organic Framework

A. Stroppa, P. Barone, P. Jain, J. M. Perez-Mato, and S. Picozzi

Adv. Mater. 2013

Read more: Hybrid improper Ferroelectricity

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It has been quite some time since the last release, but now finally a new version of p4vasp is released!

P4vasp 0.3.23 contains several improvements and bug fixes:

  • Inverse Participation Ratio available in electronic applet.
  • Speed of MD can be set in Structure viewer/Control.
  • Numeric/Numarray support has been replaced by the NumPy support (including in the velocity autocorelation applet).
  • Bug in the Dielectric function has been fixed.

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