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Stillinger-Weber (SW) Model Driver v004
Description This is a model driver for the generalized Stillinger-Weber (SW) three-body potential supporting multiple species.
Contributor Mwen
Maintainer Mwen
Author Mingjian Wen
Publication Year 2018
Source Citations
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Stillinger FH, Weber TA (1985) Computer simulation of local order in condensed phases of silicon. Physical Review B 31(8):5262–5271. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.31.5262

Tadmor EB, Miller RE (2011) Modeling Materials: Continuum, Atomistic and Multiscale Techniques (Cambridge University Press) doi:10.1017/CBO9781139003582

Zhou XW, et al. (2013) Stillinger-Weber potential for the II-VI elements Zn-Cd-Hg-S-Se-Te. Physical Review B 88(8):085309. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.88.085309

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DOI 10.25950/f3abd2d6
KIM Item TypeModel Driver
KIM API Version2.0
Simulator Potential Compatibility
LAMMPS — sw — partial
This driver is consistent with 'pair_style sw' in the LAMMPS package, but the parameter file has a different format and the driver is less general than the LAMMPS implementation. Specifically, in the KIM parameter file, only independent pairwise parameters are read in and the three-body parameters are generated through geometric averaging. In addition, the costheta_0 parameter is assumed to be the same for all three-body interactions and the tolerance parameter introduced in LAMMPS for efficiency is not supported. See the README file for details. A Python utility "lammps_sw_2_kim_sw.py" is provided to translate LAMMPS 'pair_style sw' parameter files to the KIM model driver format.
Programming Language(s)
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89.77% C++
7.69% Python
2.54% Shell
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