lzheng at me.rochester.edu
Tue Jan 27 16:36:01 CET 2004
Thanks, Eric! Could you introduce me any references where I can find the
details of this method? Thanks.
On Sun, 25 Jan 2004, Eric Jakobsson wrote:
>One thing to try with VAC's like water where oscillations are overlaid on
>relaxation is to Fourier analyze the VAC and subtract off the high
>frequency components, so you are left with some sort of smoothed
>relaxation, and also perhaps some insights from the Fourier distribution
>itself. We did this some years ago for ions and water in gramicidin channel.
>At 07:46 PM 1/21/2004 +0100, you wrote:
>>It might depend a bit on the type of VAC curve you are working with. For
>>the C-H vector relaxations the curve decays to an average value, and in
>>theory it should never be anti-correlated (i.e. below the long-time
>>In that case there will only be a couple of negative points at long times,
>>so you can either use the absolute value after subtracting the baseline,
>>or drop points that are negative.
>>Obviously, this won't work for something like the velocity autocorrelation
>>function of water molecules where you have anticorrelation for short
>>times. I don't have any immediate idea what to do there, but the log-log
>>plots are less interesting since it is a much more complicated relaxation
>>On Jan 21, 2004, at 6:34 PM, Lianqing Zheng wrote:
>>>I just read your article "molecular dynamics simulation of NMR relaxation
>>>rates and slow dynamics in lipid bilayers" submitted to JCP in your phd
>>>thesis, in which you discussed double-logarithmic plot of velocity
>>>autocorrelation function. Hope you still remember it. :) It's quite
>>>interesting to me since I'm trying to get some dynamical properties from
>>>well-converged autocorrelation functions. I tried to plot double-log plots
>>>of my ACFs, but immediately found a problem: some values in ACF are
>>>negative, so there is no corresponding log values. What did you deal with
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