Re: namd-I: How to assume the thickness of membrane when applying external Electric field ?

From: Adelman, Joshua Lev (
Date: Tue Jan 13 2015 - 08:36:01 CST

On Jan 13, 2015, at 8:21 AM, Axel Kohlmeyer wrote:

On Jan 13, 2015 1:21 AM, "Vy Phan" <<>> wrote:
> Dear NAMD user,
> I want to apply external electric field to my systems. But I dont know how to assume the thickness of membrane?

What has one to do with the other?

> Could someone help me?
> Thank you so much
> Tuong Vy

Hi Tuong Vy,

You might find the following paper informative in terms of the relationship between the electric field and membrane thickness, and how to appropriately choose the field strength:


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