[gmx-users] How To Turn Off Electrostatics Linearly in TI Simulations
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Mon Jul 14 07:57:39 CEST 2014
> However, if I were to linearly decouple the Coulombic interactions, does
it mean I slowly reduce the cut-off for > Coulombic interaction to 0
No, it is reducing the contribution of q_i q_j energy terms in the atoms
being coupled to zero.
On Sun, Jul 13, 2014 at 10:59 PM, Yip Yew Mun <yipy0005 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I read the mdp options for sc-coul, and I understand that by setting to
> the default option, I’m not applying the soft core energy to the Coulomb
> interaction. However, if I were to linearly decouple the Coulombic
> interactions, does it mean I slowly reduce the cut-off for Coulombic
> interaction to 0 angstroms? If not, what is the technical action to execute
> in the mdp file?
> On 7/13/14, 10:10 AM, Yip Yew Mun wrote:
> > Hi all, I?m planning to run thermodynamic integration (TI) simulations
> with a few lambda values. I read articles and found out that the one of the
> better ways to deal with these lambda simulations is:
> > 1. Disable all electrostatics linearly.
> > 2. Disable LJ terms by soft core.
> > Therefore, what I wish to ask is how do I disable electrostatics
> ?linearly? in the mdp files of these lambda values?
> Linear decoupling of Coulombic interactions is the default behavior;
> please read
> the description of the options in the manual (sc-coul being the most
> relevant to this issue).
> Justin A. Lemkul, Ph.D.
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