[gmx-users] nonbond_params directive
jalemkul at vt.edu
Sun Jul 29 02:18:04 CEST 2018
On 7/28/18 7:19 PM, Eric Smoll wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 2:17 PM, Justin Lemkul <jalemkul at vt.edu> wrote:
>> On 7/26/18 5:52 PM, Eric Smoll wrote:
>>> Hello GROMACS users,
>>> I have a quick question about the nonbond_params directive.
>>> If I provide gen-pairs=yes and fudgeQQ=0.5 in the defaults directive,
>>> GROMACS will
>> That's fudgeLJ, not fudgeQQ, but yes.
>> (1) compute VDW parameters for all atomtype-pairs and
>>> (2) scale all 1-4 interactions specified in the pairs directive by 0.5.
>>> Note that the parameters for the 1-4 interactions are obtained from (1).
>>> Will GROMACS still scale all 1-4 interactions by 0.5 if I specify VDW
>>> parameters for all atomtype-pairs in a nonbond_params directive?
>> No. [nonbond_params] takes precedence. For any missing pair, and with
>> gen-pairs = yes, fudgeLJ is used. It is not used for anything else.
> Thanks for the reply. That is dissapointing. Then how does one implement
> scaled 1-4 interactions with the nonbond_params directive? It seems
You simply supply whatever the LJ combination should be for the 1-4
pair. If you want 0.5 times what is listed, change the values.
> impossible since this directive accepts atom types, not atom numbers.
In what instance do you want the same LJ pair to have different
interactions? That would be a recipe for a totally non-transferable
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Justin A. Lemkul, Ph.D.
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