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Tersoff_LAMMPS_Tersoff_1989_SiGe__MO_350526375143_004

Interatomic potential for Germanium (Ge), Silicon (Si).
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Tersoff-style three-body potential for SiGe developed by Tersoff (1989) v004
Description
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Tersoff's silicon germanium potential (PRB 39, 1989). A general form is proposed for an empirical interatomic potential for multicomponent systems. This form interpolates between potentials for the respective elements to treat heteronuclear bonds. The approach is applied to C-Si and Si-Ge systems. In particular, the properties of SiC and its defects are well described.
Species
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Ge, Si
Disclaimer
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Contributor Tobias Brink
Maintainer Tobias Brink
Implementer Tobias Brink
Developer Jerry Tersoff
Published on KIM 2021
How to Cite

This Model originally published in [1-2] is archived in OpenKIM [3-6].

[1] Tersoff J. Modeling solid-state chemistry: Interatomic potentials for multicomponent systems. Physical Review B [Internet]. 1989Mar;39(8):5566–8. Available from: https://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevB.39.5566 doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.39.5566 — (Primary Source) A primary source is a reference directly related to the item documenting its development, as opposed to other sources that are provided as background information.

[2] Tersoff J. Erratum: Modeling solid-state chemistry: Interatomic potentials for multicomponent systems. Physical Review B [Internet]. 1990Feb;41(5):3248–. Available from: https://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevB.41.3248.2 doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.41.3248.2

[3] Brink T, Tersoff J. Tersoff-style three-body potential for SiGe developed by Tersoff (1989) v004. OpenKIM; 2021. doi:10.25950/bb98ea62

[4] Brink T, Thompson AP, Farrell DE, Wen M, Tersoff J, Nord J, et al. Model driver for Tersoff-style potentials ported from LAMMPS v005. OpenKIM; 2021. doi:10.25950/9a7dc96c

[5] Tadmor EB, Elliott RS, Sethna JP, Miller RE, Becker CA. The potential of atomistic simulations and the Knowledgebase of Interatomic Models. JOM. 2011;63(7):17. doi:10.1007/s11837-011-0102-6

[6] Elliott RS, Tadmor EB. Knowledgebase of Interatomic Models (KIM) Application Programming Interface (API). OpenKIM; 2011. doi:10.25950/ff8f563a

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