EAM potential for Al (Ercolessi and Adams)

Dear All,

I wonder if anybody tried using Al EAM potential from

X.-Y. Liu, F. Ercolessi, and J.B. Adams, "Aluminium interatomic potential from density functional theory calculations with improved stacking fault energy," Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng. 12, 665-670 (2004).

available for download here:

or more precisely:
(beware, that the header should be edited a little)

I tried to do some Molecular Statics with it, but
output forces seems to be quite high: