Re: Dielectric Constant

From: Axel Kohlmeyer (akohlmey_at_gmail.com)
Date: Wed Apr 28 2010 - 11:17:58 CDT

2010/4/27 ydhuang2727 <ydhuang2727_at_163.com>:
> Dear NAMD developers,
>
> Will you please tell me what the dielectric constant NAMD uses in the
> Comlombic potential, when i simulate a protein in vacuum. Is it still 1.0?

yes. why should it be any different?

an MD code like NAMD doesn't really know what kind of system
you feed it. all it sees is positions and interactions between them.

cheers,
   axel.

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