A question about pair_coul_long.cpp

Dear LAMMPS,

I have a question in pair_coul_long.cpp. Why do we need to judge whether ‘factor_coul<1’ or not. What does ‘factor_coul’ mean? Thanks a lot for your patience and help.

Best,

Shiyi Qin

That is for special bonds setting: http://lammps.sandia.gov/doc/special_bonds.html

Ray