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ICAMM Rennes 2016

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  • Dielectric properties: "VASP: Dielectric response. Perturbation theory, linear response, and finite electric fields".
  • BSE: "VASP: Beyond DFT. The Bethe-Salpeter Equation".
  • Magnetism: "Magnetism: Spin-orbit coupling, magnetic exchange and anisotropy".
  • NMR: "NMR calculations".



HOWTO: running the exercises

Atoms and molecules

O atom

O atom spinpolarized

O atom spinpolarized low symmetry

O dimer


CO vibration

CO partial DOS


H2O vibration

H2O molecular dynamics

Simple bulk systems

fcc Si

fcc Si DOS

fcc Si bandstructure

cd Si

cd Si volume relaxation

cd Si relaxation

fcc Ni

graphite TS binding energy

graphite MBD binding energy

graphite interlayer distance

A bit of surface science

Ni 100 surface relaxation

Ni 100 surface DOS

Ni 100 surface bandstructure

Ni 111 surface relaxation

CO on Ni 111 surface

Ni 111 surface high precision

partial DOS of CO on Ni 111 surface

vibrational frequencies of CO on Ni 111 surface

STM of graphite

STM of graphene

Hybrid functionals

bandgap of Si using different DFT+HF methods

fcc Ni DOS with hybrid functional

Si HSE bandstructure

Transition State Search of Ammonia

relaxed geometry

TS search using the NEB Method

Vibrational Analysis of the TS

TS search using the Improved Dimer Method

Adsorption of H2O on TiO2 using standard relaxation and constrained MD

standard relaxation

constrained MD using a canonical ensemble

constrained MD using a microcanonical ensemble

Magnetism on NiO




Estimation of J magnetic coupling

Including the Spin-Orbit Coupling

Determining the Magnetic Anisotropy

Constraining the local magnetic moments

Dielectric properties and RPA

dielectric properties of SiC

bandgap of Si in GW

equilibrium volume of Si in the RPA

bandstructure of SrVO3 in GW

dielectric properties of Si using BSE

model BSE calculation on Si

NMR calculations