[CP2K:9704] DFTB skf files input

hut... at chem.uzh.ch hut... at chem.uzh.ch
Mon Nov 20 16:52:12 CET 2017


the third keyword is the name of the parameter file

          SK_FILE   C C   cc.spl
          SK_FILE   C O   co.spl
          SK_FILE   O C   oc.spl
          SK_FILE   O O   oo.spl

Usually, the files from dftb.org work unmodified. However, you
better test extensively as we never know if we have covered all
possible exceptions of the file format.


Juerg Hutter

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Subject: [CP2K:9704] DFTB skf files input


in the manual (https://manual.cp2k.org/trunk/CP2K_INPUT/FORCE_EVAL/DFT/QS/DFTB/PARAMETER.html) it is described, how I should provide skf files for DFTB calculation as an input (SKF Keyword followed by 3 words), but I am seriously wondering what three keywords the input is requesting (I could understand 2 (O O for oxygen oxygen for example), but what is the third keyword?)

Moreover I am wondering, whether I can use the files provided by https://www.dftb.org/parameters/download/halorg/halorg-0-1-cc/ without modifications?

Thanks in advance
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