[gmx-users] Box vector shifts number in x and y/z dimension

xuji xuji at home.ipe.ac.cn
Fri Nov 28 02:41:31 CET 2008

Hi all:

In gromacs all atoms are in the rectangular or triclinic unit-cell,
and in the codes using shifts with periodic boundary condition.
But why are there only single box vector shifts required in y and z dimensions 
but 2 in x dimension ?

Thanks for any help in advance!
        xuji at home.ipe.ac.cn

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