[gmx-users] reg g_rdf

Justin A. Lemkul jalemkul at vt.edu
Wed Oct 19 04:20:43 CEST 2011

vidhya sankar wrote:
> Dear justin,
>                     Thanks for you Immediate  reply but When i surf  the 
> following site 
> http://www.linux-support.com/cms/en/component/content/article/12-man-pages/31116-g-rdf-calculates-radial-distribution-functions-man1
> I got he following information
> g_rdf calculates radial distribution functions in different ways. The 
> normal method is around a (set of) particle(s), the other method is 
> around the center of mass of a set of particles. With both methods rdf’s 
> can also be calculated around axes parallel to the z-axis with option -xy
>  it represents what?  i need clarity

I explained this previously.  With the -xy option, only the x- and y-dimensions 
are considered relative to the reference, which makes sense for systems like 
proteins in membranes.



Justin A. Lemkul
Ph.D. Candidate
ICTAS Doctoral Scholar
Department of Biochemistry
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
jalemkul[at]vt.edu | (540) 231-9080


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