AMS driver’s tasks and properties

The ASE engine is an engine used by the AMS driver. While the specific options for the ASE engine are described in this manual, the definition of the system, the selection of the task and certain (potential-energy-surface-related) properties are documented in the AMS driver’s manual.

In this page you will find useful links to the relevant sections of the AMS driver’s Manual.

Geometry, System definition

The definition of the system, i.e. the atom types and atomic coordinates (and optionally, the lattice vectors and atomic masses for isotopes) are part of the AMS driver input. See the System definition section of the AMS manual.

Tasks: exploring the PES

The job of the AMS driver is to handle all changes in the simulated system’s geometry, e.g. during a geometry optimization or molecular dynamics calculation, using energy and forces calculated by the engine.

These are the tasks available in the AMS driver:

Properties in the AMS driver

The following properties can be requested to the ASE engine in the AMS driver’s input: