question about nanoindentation

Hi Sara,

I am surprised that you contacted me, as I am only a PhD student, and am by no means an expert with LAMMPs. However, in terms of nanoindentation you directly specify the indenter depth when you apply the fix. See:

http://lammps.sandia.gov/doc/fix_indent.html

Essentially, I am guessing you want to use a sphere indenter. You specify the depth of the indenter by initiating a variable like: