[gmx-users] RF, was: Re: Gromacs 4.0 beta

Roland Schulz roland at utk.edu
Thu Sep 11 22:52:08 CEST 2008

Hi David,

what is the main problem with RF? Why do you not recommend it? The
paper Walser,
Hünenberger, et.al.<http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/79503038/abstract>,
Gargolla Hünenberger
  suggest that RF is OK for proteins and Nina and
it is OK for RNA.

I'm thinking about using it since my 2D FFT won't be included in 4.0 and
thus PME doesn't scale for large systems. The system is cellulose and


On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 2:26 PM, David van der Spoel
<spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se>wrote:

> I also noted that there now is a recommendation against cut-offs (bad) but
> for PME (good) or reaction fields (almost as bad). This is of course a bit
> up to ones taste, but I would definitely argue against recommending RF.
> --
> David van der Spoel, Ph.D., Professor of Biology
> Molec. Biophys. group, Dept. of Cell & Molec. Biol., Uppsala University.
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