Re: Nonbonded 3-body potential

From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Fri Mar 23 2012 - 06:39:52 CDT

On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 6:44 AM, Xavier Bidault <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I wonder if there is a way to tabulate a nonbonded 3-body potential like the
> Stillinger-Weber 3-body .


> If not, is there library including such nonbonded 3-body potentials working
> with NAMD?


> The goal is to use Garofalini potential to study solid/liquid transitions of
> mixed glasses. So, last question : does NAMD suit well for solid/liquid
> transitions study?

no. you may want to have a look at LAMMPS
overall, using MD for phase transitions is tricky.


> Best regards,
> Xavier Bidault

Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer
College of Science and Technology
Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA.

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