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9:21:00 AM PST  Wed, Jan 18th 2017 

Dear all,
I want to calculate transition electric field:
where b and a represent two electronic states, ρ_{ba}(r) is the transition density.
I modify the nwdft/lr_tddft/tddft_analysis.F, and I calculate H2O as an example.
But I read the code of calculating transition dipole moment as an example. I find in source file tddft_analysis.F, when ipol = 1 for closed shell molecule, the quantity should times dsqrt(2.0d0), not 2.0, for spin up and spin down.
1294 if (ipol.eq.1) then
1295 do i=1,20
1296 tmom(i)=tmom(i)*dsqrt(2.0d0)
1297 enddo
I think it should be an simple problem, but I still can not understand why should it be like:
1296 tmom(i)=tmom(i)*2.0d0
for two spin statistics.
Can any one give me an simple hint of this question?




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6:38:50 PM PST  Thu, Jan 19th 2017 

Hi, In the tddft_analysis, the multipole_density call is being used to calculate the transition moments and this is in turn used to calculate the strengths which is squared.
Hope this helps.
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Niri




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6:29:02 PM PST  Fri, Jan 20th 2017 

Dear Niri,
Thanks a lot for your reply!
I find that multipole_density calculate the transition multipole moment, then the moment times 2.0 when ipol==1(closed shell, spinrestricted case), then this moment is used to calculate oscillator strength and written in the output file.
1271 call multipole_density(ao_bas_han,cntr,3,
1272 1 g_td(i),tmom,20) ! transition moments
1294 if (ipol.eq.1) then
1295 do i=1,20
1296 tmom(i)=tmom(i)*dsqrt(2.0d0)
1297 enddo
1328 osc_str =
1329 & 2.0d0/3.0d0*(tmom(2)**2+tmom(3)**2+tmom(4)**2)*apbval(n)
1330 c
1331 write(LuOut,9200) tmom(2),tmom(3),tmom(4),
1332 1 tmom(5),tmom(6),tmom(7),
1333 2 tmom(8),tmom(9),tmom(10),
1334 2 osc_str
But in my mind, I think it should times with 2.0, for both spin up and spin down, in the line 1296 and then output in the line 1331. Is there anything wrong for my understanding?

Edited On 4:16:38 PM PST  Sat, Jan 21st 2017 by Ylniu




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12:47:19 AM PST  Sun, Jan 22nd 2017 

Dear Yiniu, Indeed. Looks good.
Best,
Niri



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