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# Embedded Atom Method Model for Close-Packed Metals

## Abstract

A simple embedded atom method (EAM)^{1,2} model for close-packed metals has recently been presented^{3}. In this model, both the electron density function and the two-body potential are taken as exponentially decreasing functions, and the embedding energy was obtained from a modification of the equation of state given by Rose et al.^{4} using the method developed by Foiles^{5}. In this model, however, the cutoff procedures for the electron density function and the two-body potential were not specified and the embedding energy was a tabulated function of total electron density. Thus, we refined this model by introducing: (1) a smooth cutoff function for the electron density function and the two-body potential, and (2) an analytic form of the embedding energy function.

## Keywords

Electron Density Function Embed Atom Method Embed Atom Method Vacancy Formation Energy Total Electron Density## Preview

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