[DFTB-Plus-User] External field strength units

Ben Hourahine benjamin.hourahine at strath.ac.uk
Wed Dec 4 16:16:16 CET 2013

Dear Vladimir,

the manual lists the unit modifiers in Appendix B (by default it is 
atomic units). The saw tooth potential is
an applied electric field, not the field from a collection of point charges.



On 06/08/13 17:21, Vladimir Yushkevich wrote:
> Dear all,
> what is the units for keyword "Strength" in "Extrenal" block for 
> "ElectricField" option? Does this saw-tooth potential for "External" 
> option equivalent to 2 appropriate planes  of  point charges located 
> at the supercell boundary for "PointCharge" option?

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