Berendsen or Langevin Temp control?

From: Edward Patrick Obrien (
Date: Wed Nov 10 2004 - 15:54:07 CST

Hi All,
  Does any one know if Langevin temperature control, implemented in NAMD,
leads to correct equilibrium averages in the canonical ensemble?

  I know Berendsen, with a weak coupling constant, may lead to correct
averages but incorrect dynamics; but there doesn't seem to be much info on
the Langevin method.

  Anyone have any thoughts on which is better for temperature control?
All I want is equilibrium properties, so I'm not to worried about


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