|ENCUT||=||largest ENMAX from POTCAR-file|
Cut-off energy for plane wave basis set in eV. All plane-waves with a kinetic energy smaller than are included in the basis set: i.e.
Starting from version VASP 3.2 the POTCAR files contains a default ENMAX (and ENMIN) line, therefore it is in principle not necessary to specify ENCUT in the INCAR file. For calculations with more than one species, the maximum cutoff (ENMAX or ENMIN) value is used for the calculation (see below, Sec. 6.11). For consistency reasons we still recommend to specify the cutoff manually in the INCAR file and keep in constant throughout a set of calculations.