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So as to calculate the properties of these newly synthesized crystal, we relaxed their atomic positions and lattice parameters first. For MDABCO-NH4-I3 and MDABCO-NH4-Br3, we used the experimental data for their initial structures. Then, lattice parameters and atomic positions are relaxed without any symmetry constraint until calculated stresses and forces are less than the threshold. As MDABCO-NH4-Cl3 is not synthesized in experiment, we substitute the Br in MDABCO-NH4-Br3 to Cl as its initial structure.18,19 Then, we relaxed lattice parameters and atomic positions of MDABCO-NH4-Cl3 until they meet the threshold. So as to verify the calculated structure are stable, we calculated their zone center phonon frequencies and do not find unstable mode. Moreover, they all satisfy the mechanical stability criteria, namely, that the stiffness tensor is positive-definite.20 The calculated lattice parameters of primitive unit cell are listed in Table 1 and are compared with available experimental data.

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where \(\vecb_i\) are the reciprocal lattice vectors. Thesevalues are rounded to the next integer greater than or equal to N.The recommend value 0.04 (\(2\pi \times 0.04 Å^-1\)) is enough for mostsystem. This parameter is similar as the parameter KSPACING in INCAR.But the unit is different. Unit of KSPACING is \(Å^-1\), and the unit ofVASPKIT is \(2\pi \times 0.04 Å^-1\).

To do band structure calculation, one need to prepare a primitive celland corresponding K points path (K-path) alone Irreducible BrillouinZone. Irreducible Brillouin Zone is the first Brillouin zone reduced byall of the symmetries in the points group of the lattice (point group ofthe crystal). Recognize and select high symmetry points, and link themalong edges of Irreducible Brillouin Zone.

Calculation of the free energy change in catalysis is one of the mostimportant thing. But VASP do not have module that can directlycalculates molecular free energy. Thus, the free energy correction inthe some publications is inconsistent, inaccurate. (Note: Computationalchemistry programs such as Gaussian have a complete free energycalculation module.)

VASP default structural optimization allows all atoms to move freely inall directions (x, y, z). In some cases, structural optimizationcalculations require to fix some atoms. For example, surfacecalculations with slab model need to fix some bottom atoms.

It is of course possible to code your own software for modeling or fitting scattering data. This is not as difficult as it may at first seem. The fundamental scattering equations are well-known (c.f. scattering, Fourier transform, Form Factor, Structure Factor, Lattice Factor), and can be brute-force solved numerically. Or, they can be solved (or simplified) analytically for a particular case. Many modern programming languages provide libraries for numerical integration, fitting, minimizing multi-dimensional parameter spaces, etc. (e.g. Python is particularly clean and powerful).

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