Figure caption: Transition state energy barriers for a  oriented dumbbell migrating to its 1st nearest neighbor in the [11 ̅1] direction. In the center of the figure sits a 2nm  dislocation loop. Outside of the loop the energy barrier is calculated at each position, then plotted relative to the bulk energy value. All energy values within 0.015 eV of the bulk case or within 2 lattice constants above or below the loop are excluded. The same barrier map is presented above from multiple views.
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Figure caption: the effect of active volume on saddle point searches. (a) the percentage of failed saddle searches and configuration with unrealistic high energy barriers using global deformations; (b) the system energy increase for active volume size with 2.5 and 5.5 nm, respectively
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