# Re: E-field to Voltage - Reg

From: Mani Kandan (manikandand5110_at_gmail.com)
Date: Fri Oct 05 2018 - 12:40:26 CDT

I used 40 V as an example. I read that link. Is my conversion correct? Can
use that relation?

On Fri, Oct 5, 2018 at 10:14 PM Giacomo Fiorin <giacomo.fiorin_at_gmail.com>
wrote:

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> On Fri, Oct 5, 2018 at 11:00 AM Mani Kandan <manikandand5110_at_gmail.com>
> wrote:
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>> Dear all,
>>
>> To apply 40 V
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>> voltage across the membrane, I am converting voltage into e-field E = V /
>> lz where V -Voltage in V and lz - the length of the system in A. and
>> namd unit conversion 1 V/A = 23.0451 kcal/ mol A e is used. Is this method
>> is correct?
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>> What is the effective way to apply voltage in namd?
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> https://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/namd/2.13b1/ug/node42.html
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>> What is meant by e field normalized and how it related to voltage?
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> The above link explains also what eFieldNormalized means. If it's unclear
> to you, try being specific with your request. For example, if you do not
> know what "reciprocal lattice vectors" are, look them up and it should be
> much clearer to you.
>
> Just like when you deal with large voltages in real life, you want to know
> what's going on yourself before trying anything else.
>
> Giacomo
>
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> Giacomo Fiorin
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> Contractor, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
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