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Adaptive Resolution Molecular Dynamics Technique: Down to the Essential

Krekeler, C. and Agarwal, A. and Junghans, C. and Praprotnik, M. and Delle Site, L. (2018) Adaptive Resolution Molecular Dynamics Technique: Down to the Essential. J. Chem. Phys., 149 . 024104. ISSN 0021-9606, ESSN: 1089-7690


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We investigate the role of the thermodynamic (TD) force, as an essential and sufficient technical ingredient for an efficient and accurate adaptive resolution algorithm. Such a force applied in the coupling region of an adaptive resolution Molecular Dynamics (MD) set-up, assures thermodynamic equilibrium between atomistically resolved and coarse-grained regions, allowing the proper exchange of molecules. We numerically prove that indeed for systems as relevant as liquid water and 1,3-dimethylimidazolium chloride ionic liquid, the combined action of the TD force and thermostat allows for computationally efficient and numerically accurate simulations, beyond the current capabilities of adaptive resolution set-ups, which employ switching functions in the coupling region.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:SFB 1114 Preprint in arXiv:1806.09870
Subjects:Mathematical and Computer Sciences > Mathematics > Applied Mathematics
Divisions:Department of Mathematics and Computer Science > Institute of Mathematics
ID Code:2342
Deposited By: Silvia Hoemke
Deposited On:17 May 2019 12:12
Last Modified:17 May 2019 12:12

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