BACKUP_INTERVAL (.param)

Keyword type

Integer

Description

This keyword specifies the interval, in seconds, between updates of the backup restart files. This keyword is applicable for geometry optimization, molecular dynamics, phonon or transition state search runs. A value which is less than or equal to zero indicates that no updates will be performed.

This keyword cannot be used in conjunction with NUM_BACKUP_ITER.

Default

0

Example

BACKUP_INTERVAL : 3600
See Also:

NUM_BACKUP_ITER
CASTEP keyword glossary
CASTEP parameters keywords

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