[gmx-users] density off

David van der Spoel spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Wed Apr 20 19:46:34 CEST 2011

On 2011-04-20 19.40, Juliette N. wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to obtain the density for my system that is exactly
> identical to experimental value but whatever pressure I apply density is
> still off by 3%.
> Is this issue common?
> --
> Thanks,
> Jennifer N.
Yes, force fields are not perfect.
How about running NVT at the experimental density and measuring the 

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