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The file KPOINTS must contain the k-point coordinates and weights or the mesh size for creating the k-point grid. In vasp.5.2.12 the KPOINTS file may be missing, and the k-point spacing can be supplied in the INCAR file instead (see Sec. 6.4).

Two different formats exist:


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