Re: surfaceTensionTarget - Surface Tension per interface or per bilayer

From: Boyang Wang (pkuwangboyang_at_gmail.com)
Date: Wed Jan 11 2012 - 08:30:17 CST

Hi Jon,

my experience is: it is per bilayer surface tension.

Best,
Boyang

On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 6:25 PM, Jon Fuller <jonathan.fuller_at_gmail.com>wrote:

> Dear NAMD users,
>
> I wanted to clarify the usage of the Pressure Control keyword
> surfaceTensionTarget. If I set the value to 30.0 (dyn/cm) for a solvated
> lipid bilayer system, am I applying a total surface tension of 60.0 dyn/cm
> to the bilayer, or 30.0 dyn/cm?
>
> Or asking the question another way. Does surfaceTensionTarget apply a per
> interface or per bilayer surface tension?
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Jon
>

-- 
Boyang Wang, Ph.D.

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