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Potential and distribution in molecular dynamics

  1. Mar 28, 2009 #1
    I get this formula in a MD paper:Wavelet-based multi-scale coarse graining approach for DNA molecules

    P(d)=A*exp(-U(d)/kT)

    P(d) is the distribution function, U(d) is the potentital.

    How does this formula come?

    In the paper I read about this, they get the distribution first, and obtain the potential from the distribution by using this formula. Does that make sense?

    Really need someone's help.

    Thank you!
     
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  3. Mar 28, 2009 #2

    ZapperZ

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    You need to supply the exact reference to the paper you read.

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  4. Mar 29, 2009 #3

    alxm

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    By sticking the potential into the Boltzmann distribution, I'd assume.
     
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