pymatgen.transformations.advanced_transformations module

This module implements more advanced transformations.

class AddAdsorbateTransformation(adsorbate, selective_dynamics=False, height=0.9, mi_vec=None, repeat=None, min_lw=5.0, translate=True, reorient=True, find_args=None)[source]

Bases: pymatgen.transformations.transformation_abc.AbstractTransformation

Create absorbate structures.

Use AdsorbateSiteFinder to add an absorbate to a slab.

Parameters
  • adsorbate (Molecule) – molecule to add as adsorbate

  • selective_dynamics (bool) – flag for whether to assign non-surface sites as fixed for selective dynamics

  • height (float) – height criteria for selection of surface sites

  • mi_vec – vector corresponding to the vector concurrent with the miller index, this enables use with slabs that have been reoriented, but the miller vector must be supplied manually

  • repeat (3-tuple or list) – repeat argument for supercell generation

  • min_lw (float) – minimum length and width of the slab, only used if repeat is None

  • translate (bool) – flag on whether to translate the molecule so that its CoM is at the origin prior to adding it to the surface

  • reorient (bool) – flag on whether or not to reorient adsorbate along the miller index

  • find_args (dict) – dictionary of arguments to be passed to the call to self.find_adsorption_sites, e.g. {“distance”:2.0}

apply_transformation(structure, return_ranked_list=False)[source]
Parameters
  • structure – Must be a Slab structure

  • return_ranked_list – Whether or not multiple structures are returned. If return_ranked_list is a number, up to that number of structures is returned.

Returns: Slab with adsorbate

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class ChargeBalanceTransformation(charge_balance_sp)[source]

Bases: pymatgen.transformations.transformation_abc.AbstractTransformation

This is a transformation that disorders a structure to make it charge balanced, given an oxidation state-decorated structure.

Parameters

charge_balance_sp – specie to add or remove. Currently only removal is supported

apply_transformation(structure)[source]

Applies the transformation.

Parameters

structure – Input Structure

Returns

Charge balanced structure.

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False

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class CubicSupercellTransformation(min_atoms=None, max_atoms=None, num_nn_dists=5, force_diagonal_transformation=False)[source]

Bases: pymatgen.transformations.transformation_abc.AbstractTransformation

A transformation that aims to generate a nearly cubic supercell structure from a structure.

The algorithm solves for a transformation matrix that makes the supercell cubic. The matrix must have integer entries, so entries are rounded (in such a way that forces the matrix to be nonsingular). From the supercell resulting from this transformation matrix, vector projections are used to determine the side length of the largest cube that can fit inside the supercell. The algorithm will iteratively increase the size of the supercell until the largest inscribed cube’s side length is at least ‘num_nn_dists’ times the nearest neighbor distance and the number of atoms in the supercell falls in the range [‘min_atoms’, ‘max_atoms’].

Returns a supercell structure given a Pymatgen structure suitable for Compressed Sensing Lattice Dynamics (CSLD). See papers below for details on CSLD.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.185501 https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.08904 https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.08903

Parameters
  • structure (Structure) – input structure.

  • max_atoms (int) – maximum number of atoms allowed in the supercell

  • min_atoms (int) – minimum number of atoms allowed in the supercell

  • num_nn_dists (int) – number of multiples of atomic nearest neighbor distances to force all directions of the supercell to be at least as large

  • force_diagonal_transformation (bool) – If true, return a transformation with a diagonal transformation matrix. Else, do not impose this constraint (leading to a better result).

Returns

Supercell structure (Structure)

apply_transformation(structure)[source]

The algorithm solves for a transformation matrix that makes the supercell cubic. The matrix must have integer entries, so entries are rounded (in such a way that forces the matrix to be nonsingular). From the supercell resulting from this transformation matrix, vector projections are used to determine the side length of the largest cube that can fit inside the supercell. The algorithm will iteratively increase the size of the supercell until the largest inscribed cube’s side length is at least ‘num_nn_dists’ times the nearest neighbor distance and the number of atoms in the supercell falls in the range [‘min_atoms’, ‘max_atoms’].

Returns

supercell (Structure)

property inverse

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property is_one_to_many

False

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class DisorderOrderedTransformation(max_sites_to_merge=2)[source]

Bases: pymatgen.transformations.transformation_abc.AbstractTransformation

Not to be confused with OrderDisorderedTransformation, this transformation attempts to obtain a disordered structure from an input ordered structure. This may or may not be physically plausible, further inspection of the returned structures is advised. The main purpose for this transformation is for structure matching to crystal prototypes for structures that have been derived from a parent prototype structure by substitutions or alloying additions.

Parameters

max_sites_to_merge – only merge this number of sites together

apply_transformation(structure, return_ranked_list=False)[source]
Parameters
  • structure – ordered structure

  • return_ranked_list – as in other pymatgen Transformations

Returns

Transformed disordered structure(s)

property inverse

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property is_one_to_many

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class DopingTransformation(dopant, ionic_radius_tol=inf, min_length=10, alio_tol=0, codopant=False, max_structures_per_enum=100, allowed_doping_species=None, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: pymatgen.transformations.transformation_abc.AbstractTransformation

A transformation that performs doping of a structure.

Parameters
  • dopant (Specie-like) – E.g., Al3+. Must have oxidation state.

  • ionic_radius_tol (float) – E.g., Fractional allowable ionic radii mismatch for dopant to fit into a site. Default of inf means that any dopant with the right oxidation state is allowed.

  • min_Length (float) – Min. lattice parameter between periodic images of dopant. Defaults to 10A for now.

  • alio_tol (int) – If this is not 0, attempt will be made to dope sites with oxidation_states +- alio_tol of the dopant. E.g., 1 means that the ions like Ca2+ and Ti4+ are considered as potential doping sites for Al3+.

  • codopant (bool) – If True, doping will be carried out with a codopant to maintain charge neutrality. Otherwise, vacancies will be used.

  • max_structures_per_enum (float) – Maximum number of structures to return per enumeration. Note that there can be more than one candidate doping site, and each site enumeration will return at max max_structures_per_enum structures. Defaults to 100.

  • allowed_doping_species (list) – Species that are allowed to be doping sites. This is an inclusionary list. If specified, any sites which are not

  • **kwargs – Same keyword args as EnumerateStructureTransformation, i.e., min_cell_size, etc.

apply_transformation(structure, return_ranked_list=False)[source]
Parameters

structure (Structure) – Input structure to dope

Returns

Structure, “energy”: float}]

Return type

[{“structure”

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property is_one_to_many

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class EnumerateStructureTransformation(min_cell_size=1, max_cell_size=1, symm_prec=0.1, refine_structure=False, enum_precision_parameter=0.001, check_ordered_symmetry=True, max_disordered_sites=None, sort_criteria='ewald', timeout=None)[source]

Bases: pymatgen.transformations.transformation_abc.AbstractTransformation

Order a disordered structure using enumlib. For complete orderings, this generally produces fewer structures that the OrderDisorderedStructure transformation, and at a much faster speed.

Parameters
  • min_cell_size – The minimum cell size wanted. Must be an int. Defaults to 1.

  • max_cell_size – The maximum cell size wanted. Must be an int. Defaults to 1.

  • symm_prec – Tolerance to use for symmetry.

  • refine_structure – This parameter has the same meaning as in enumlib_caller. If you are starting from a structure that has been relaxed via some electronic structure code, it is usually much better to start with symmetry determination and then obtain a refined structure. The refined structure have cell parameters and atomic positions shifted to the expected symmetry positions, which makes it much less sensitive precision issues in enumlib. If you are already starting from an experimental cif, refinment should have already been done and it is not necessary. Defaults to False.

  • enum_precision_parameter (float) – Finite precision parameter for enumlib. Default of 0.001 is usually ok, but you might need to tweak it for certain cells.

  • check_ordered_symmetry (bool) – Whether to check the symmetry of the ordered sites. If the symmetry of the ordered sites is lower, the lowest symmetry ordered sites is included in the enumeration. This is important if the ordered sites break symmetry in a way that is important getting possible structures. But sometimes including ordered sites slows down enumeration to the point that it cannot be completed. Switch to False in those cases. Defaults to True.

  • max_disordered_sites (int) – An alternate parameter to max_cell size. Will sequentially try larger and larger cell sizes until (i) getting a result or (ii) the number of disordered sites in the cell exceeds max_disordered_sites. Must set max_cell_size to None when using this parameter.

  • sort_criteria (str) – Sort by Ewald energy (“ewald”, must have oxidation states and slow) or by number of sites (“nsites”, much faster).

  • timeout (float) – timeout in minutes to pass to EnumlibAdaptor

apply_transformation(structure, return_ranked_list=False)[source]

Returns either a single ordered structure or a sequence of all ordered structures.

Parameters
  • structure – Structure to order.

  • return_ranked_list (bool) – Whether or not multiple structures are returned. If return_ranked_list is a number, that number of structures is returned.

Returns

Depending on returned_ranked list, either a transformed structure or a list of dictionaries, where each dictionary is of the form {“structure” = …. , “other_arguments”}

The list of ordered structures is ranked by ewald energy / atom, if the input structure is an oxidation state decorated structure. Otherwise, it is ranked by number of sites, with smallest number of sites first.

property inverse

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property is_one_to_many

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class GrainBoundaryTransformation(rotation_axis, rotation_angle, expand_times=4, vacuum_thickness=0.0, ab_shift=[0, 0], normal=False, ratio=None, plane=None, max_search=20, tol_coi=1e-08, rm_ratio=0.7, quick_gen=False)[source]

Bases: pymatgen.transformations.transformation_abc.AbstractTransformation

A transformation that creates a gb from a bulk structure.

Parameters
  • rotation_axis (list) – Rotation axis of GB in the form of a list of integer e.g.: [1, 1, 0]

  • rotation_angle (float, in unit of degree) – rotation angle used to generate GB. Make sure the angle is accurate enough. You can use the enum* functions in this class to extract the accurate angle. e.g.: The rotation angle of sigma 3 twist GB with the rotation axis [1, 1, 1] and GB plane (1, 1, 1) can be 60.000000000 degree. If you do not know the rotation angle, but know the sigma value, we have provide the function get_rotation_angle_from_sigma which is able to return all the rotation angles of sigma value you provided.

  • expand_times (int) – The multiple times used to expand one unit grain to larger grain. This is used to tune the grain length of GB to warrant that the two GBs in one cell do not interact with each other. Default set to 4.

  • vacuum_thickness (float) – The thickness of vacuum that you want to insert between two grains of the GB. Default to 0.

  • ab_shift (list of float, in unit of a, b vectors of Gb) – in plane shift of two grains

  • normal (logic) – determine if need to require the c axis of top grain (first transformation matrix) perperdicular to the surface or not. default to false.

  • ratio (list of integers) – lattice axial ratio. For cubic system, ratio is not needed. For tetragonal system, ratio = [mu, mv], list of two integers, that is, mu/mv = c2/a2. If it is irrational, set it to none. For orthorhombic system, ratio = [mu, lam, mv], list of three integers, that is, mu:lam:mv = c2:b2:a2. If irrational for one axis, set it to None. e.g. mu:lam:mv = c2,None,a2, means b2 is irrational. For rhombohedral system, ratio = [mu, mv], list of two integers, that is, mu/mv is the ratio of (1+2*cos(alpha))/cos(alpha). If irrational, set it to None. For hexagonal system, ratio = [mu, mv], list of two integers, that is, mu/mv = c2/a2. If it is irrational, set it to none.

  • plane (list) – Grain boundary plane in the form of a list of integers e.g.: [1, 2, 3]. If none, we set it as twist GB. The plane will be perpendicular to the rotation axis.

  • max_search (int) – max search for the GB lattice vectors that give the smallest GB lattice. If normal is true, also max search the GB c vector that perpendicular to the plane. For complex GB, if you want to speed up, you can reduce this value. But too small of this value may lead to error.

  • tol_coi (float) – tolerance to find the coincidence sites. When making approximations to the ratio needed to generate the GB, you probably need to increase this tolerance to obtain the correct number of coincidence sites. To check the number of coincidence sites are correct or not, you can compare the generated Gb object’s sigma with enum* sigma values (what user expected by input).

  • rm_ratio (float) – the criteria to remove the atoms which are too close with each other. rm_ratio * bond_length of bulk system is the criteria of bond length, below which the atom will be removed. Default to 0.7.

  • quick_gen (bool) – whether to quickly generate a supercell, if set to true, no need to find the smallest cell.

Returns

Grain boundary structure (gb (Structure) object).

apply_transformation(structure)[source]

Applies the transformation.

Parameters
  • structure – Input Structure

  • return_ranked_list – Number of structures to return.

Returns

Grain boundary Structures.

property inverse

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property is_one_to_many

False

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class MagOrderParameterConstraint(order_parameter, species_constraints=None, site_constraint_name=None, site_constraints=None)[source]

Bases: monty.json.MSONable

This class can be used to supply MagOrderingTransformation to just a specific subset of species or sites that satisfy the provided constraints. This can be useful for setting an order parameters for, for example, ferrimagnetic structures which might order on certain motifs, with the global order parameter dependent on how many sites satisfy that motif.

Parameters
  • (float) (order_parameter) – any number from 0.0 to 1.0, typically 0.5 (antiferromagnetic) or 1.0 (ferromagnetic)

  • (list) (site_constraints) – str or list of strings of Specie symbols that the constraint should apply to

  • (str) (site_constraint_name) – name of the site property that the constraint should apply to, e.g. “coordination_no”

  • (list) – list of values of the site property that the constraints should apply to

satisfies_constraint(site)[source]

Checks if a periodic site satisfies the constraint.

class MagOrderingTransformation(mag_species_spin, order_parameter=0.5, energy_model=<pymatgen.analysis.energy_models.SymmetryModel object>, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: pymatgen.transformations.transformation_abc.AbstractTransformation

This transformation takes a structure and returns a list of collinear magnetic orderings. For disordered structures, make an ordered approximation first.

Parameters
  • mag_species_spin – A mapping of elements/species to their spin magnitudes, e.g. {“Fe3+”: 5, “Mn3+”: 4}

  • (float or list) (order_parameter) – if float, a specifies a global order parameter and can take values from 0.0 to 1.0 (e.g. 0.5 for antiferromagnetic or 1.0 for ferromagnetic), if list has to be a list of :class: pymatgen.transformations.advanced_transformations.MagOrderParameterConstraint to specify more complicated orderings, see documentation for MagOrderParameterConstraint more details on usage

  • energy_model – Energy model to rank the returned structures, see :mod: pymatgen.analysis.energy_models for more information (note that this is not necessarily a physical energy). By default, returned structures use SymmetryModel() which ranks structures from most symmetric to least.

  • kwargs – Additional kwargs that are passed to

EnumerateStructureTransformation such as min_cell_size etc.

apply_transformation(structure, return_ranked_list=False)[source]

Apply MagOrderTransformation to an input structure. :param structure: Any ordered structure. :param return_ranked_list: As in other Transformations. :return:

static determine_min_cell(disordered_structure)[source]

Determine the smallest supercell that is able to enumerate the provided structure with the given order parameter

property inverse

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class MultipleSubstitutionTransformation(sp_to_replace, r_fraction, substitution_dict, charge_balance_species=None, order=True)[source]

Bases: object

Performs multiple substitutions on a structure. For example, can do a fractional replacement of Ge in LiGePS with a list of species, creating one structure for each substitution. Ordering is done using a dummy element so only one ordering must be done per substitution oxidation state. Charge balancing of the structure is optionally performed.

Note

There are no checks to make sure that removal fractions are possible and rounding may occur. Currently charge balancing only works for removal of species.

Performs multiple fractional substitutions on a transmuter.

Parameters
  • sp_to_replace – species to be replaced

  • r_fraction – fraction of that specie to replace

  • substitution_dict – dictionary of the format {2: [“Mg”, “Ti”, “V”, “As”, “Cr”, “Ta”, “N”, “Nb”], 3: [“Ru”, “Fe”, “Co”, “Ce”, “As”, “Cr”, “Ta”, “N”, “Nb”], 4: [“Ru”, “V”, “Cr”, “Ta”, “N”, “Nb”], 5: [“Ru”, “W”, “Mn”] } The number is the charge used for each of the list of elements (an element can be present in multiple lists)

  • charge_balance_species – If specified, will balance the charge on the structure using that specie.

apply_transformation(structure, return_ranked_list=False)[source]

Applies the transformation.

Parameters
  • structure – Input Structure

  • return_ranked_list – Number of structures to return.

Returns

Structures with all substitutions applied.

property inverse

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property is_one_to_many

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class SQSTransformation(clusters, supercell=None, total_atoms=None, search_time=0.1)[source]

Bases: pymatgen.transformations.transformation_abc.AbstractTransformation

A transformation that creates a SQS from a structure with partial occupancies.

Parameters
  • clusters (dict) – dictionary of cluster interactions with entries in the form

  • atoms – cutoff in angstroms

  • supercell (list) – dimensions of the supercell in units of the original unit cell

  • total_atoms (int) – total number of atoms in the final SQS. Choose either

  • OR supercell (this) –

  • search_time (int) – The time spent looking for the ideal SQS in minutes

apply_transformation(struc)[source]
Parameters

structure (Pymatgen Structure) – Pymatgen Structure with partial occupancies

Returns

Pymatgen Structure which is an SQS of the input structure

property inverse

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class SlabTransformation(miller_index, min_slab_size, min_vacuum_size, lll_reduce=False, center_slab=False, in_unit_planes=False, primitive=True, max_normal_search=None, shift=0, tol=0.1)[source]

Bases: pymatgen.transformations.transformation_abc.AbstractTransformation

A transformation that creates a slab from a structure.

Parameters
  • miller_index (3-tuple or list) – miller index of slab

  • min_slab_size (float) – minimum slab size in angstroms

  • min_vacuum_size (float) – minimum size of vacuum

  • lll_reduce (bool) – whether to apply LLL reduction

  • center_slab (bool) – whether to center the slab

  • primitive (bool) – whether to reduce slabs to most primitive cell

  • max_normal_search (int) – maximum index to include in linear combinations of indices to find c lattice vector orthogonal to slab surface

  • shift (float) – shift to get termination

  • tol (float) – tolerance for primitive cell finding

apply_transformation(structure)[source]

Applies the transformation.

Parameters

structure – Input Structure

Returns

Slab Structures.

property inverse

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class SubstituteSurfaceSiteTransformation(atom, selective_dynamics=False, height=0.9, mi_vec=None, target_species=None, sub_both_sides=False, range_tol=0.01, dist_from_surf=0)[source]

Bases: pymatgen.transformations.transformation_abc.AbstractTransformation

Use AdsorptionSiteFinder to perform substitution-type doping on the surface and returns all possible configurations where one dopant is substituted per surface. Can substitute one surface or both.

Parameters
  • atom (str) – atom corresponding to substitutional dopant

  • selective_dynamics (bool) – flag for whether to assign non-surface sites as fixed for selective dynamics

  • height (float) – height criteria for selection of surface sites

  • mi_vec – vector corresponding to the vector concurrent with the miller index, this enables use with slabs that have been reoriented, but the miller vector must be supplied manually

  • target_species – List of specific species to substitute

  • sub_both_sides (bool) – If true, substitute an equivalent site on the other surface

  • range_tol (float) – Find viable substitution sites at a specific distance from the surface +- this tolerance

  • dist_from_surf (float) – Distance from the surface to find viable substitution sites, defaults to 0 to substitute at the surface

apply_transformation(structure, return_ranked_list=False)[source]
Parameters
  • structure – Must be a Slab structure

  • return_ranked_list – Whether or not multiple structures are returned. If return_ranked_list is a number, up to that number of structures is returned.

Returns: Slab with sites substituted

property inverse

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property is_one_to_many

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class SubstitutionPredictorTransformation(threshold=0.01, scale_volumes=True, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: pymatgen.transformations.transformation_abc.AbstractTransformation

This transformation takes a structure and uses the structure prediction module to find likely site substitutions.

Parameters
  • threshold – Threshold for substitution.

  • scale_volumes – Whether to scale volumes after substitution.

  • **kwargs – Args for SubstitutionProbability class lambda_table, alpha

apply_transformation(structure, return_ranked_list=False)[source]

Applies the transformation.

Parameters
  • structure – Input Structure

  • return_ranked_list – Number of structures to return.

Returns

Predicted Structures.

property inverse

None

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property is_one_to_many

True

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class SuperTransformation(transformations, nstructures_per_trans=1)[source]

Bases: pymatgen.transformations.transformation_abc.AbstractTransformation

This is a transformation that is inherently one-to-many. It is constructed from a list of transformations and returns one structure for each transformation. The primary use for this class is extending a transmuter object.

Parameters
  • transformations ([transformations]) – List of transformations to apply to a structure. One transformation is applied to each output structure.

  • nstructures_per_trans (int) – If the transformations are one-to-many and, nstructures_per_trans structures from each transformation are added to the full list. Defaults to 1, i.e., only best structure.

apply_transformation(structure, return_ranked_list=False)[source]

Applies the transformation.

Parameters
  • structure – Input Structure

  • return_ranked_list – Number of structures to return.

Returns

Structures with all transformations applied.

property inverse

None

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property is_one_to_many

True

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