Github with Quantum Espresso Scripts

Hello All, As those who know me in person are aware, I will be defending my thesis here in March and will be leaving MIT in June. I started this blog as a way to keep track of my own research advancements and I have been blown away by how much help it has been…

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Parse Quantum Espresso Output File

Hello All, Sorry for the large delays between updates to this blog. I have been really busy with school, and I will make it a habit to write a weekly blog post from here on it. I just added a calendar event to remind me next week. I have been using python for a while…

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2014: A year in review

I know it seems like I say this a lot, but I really am going to make a better effort of updating this blog, but here we are again with a new blog post. Thanks for being patient, I hope to have some more technical blog posts up soon. Right now, I am sitting here…

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That was a Semester

So first off, I apologize for not posting more often these past months: I was extremely busy with one of the most intense semesters of my life. To give you the highlights: Found Nemo Campus Shutdown Because of Shooter Scare Jaunted around to 5 major US Cities for Two Weeks Was a block away from…

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Shoot From the Hip

The one class I absolutely hated while at SDSU was Comm 103, public communcations. Essentially it was a public speaking class; a class made solely to get awkward people in front of a room to talk about stuff they don’t care about. I did not hate it because I am bad/afraid of public speaking  but rather because it was…

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Plotting the Density of States

In my previous post (https://blog.levilentz.com/?p=17) I outlined how to generate the DOS/PDOS data. In this post I will outline how to generate nice plots of the data. Once plotted, you can start doing visual interpretation of where the states are and what they mean for your system. Below is a quick youtube video of how…

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