Issue with Hybrid Model

Dear Steve and Axel,

For some reasons, I am interested to use “pair_style hybrid” for a composite material made of Aluminum and Copper in the following scheme:

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atoms.Cu_Al (6.44 MB)

Dear Steve and Axel,

For some reasons, I am interested to use “pair_style hybrid” for a composite material made of Aluminum and Copper in the following scheme:

i hate it when people don’t tell the whole story.

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However, I can’t figure out how to build the hybrid model. Is there any way to overcome this problem? Is it doable at all?

no. it is bogus. you cannot treat manybody potentials like they are pairwise additive. this topic has been discussed to death on this mailing list.
axel.