By Gregoire Nicolis, Dominique Maes, Stuart A. Rice, Aaron R. Dinner
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Kinetics and thermodynamics of fluctuation-induced transitions in multistable structures (G. Nicolis and C. Nicolis)
Dynamical infrequent occasion simulation suggestions for equilibrium and nonequilibrium platforms (Titus S. van Erp)
Confocal depolarized dynamic gentle scattering (M. Potenza, T. Sanvito, V. Degiorgio, and M. Giglio)
The two-step mechanism and the solution-crystal spinodal for nucleation of crystals in answer (Peter G. Vekilov)
Experimental stories of two-step nucleation in the course of two-dimensional crystallization of colloidal debris with short-range charm (John R. Savage, Liquan Pei, and Anthony D. Dinsmore)
On the function of metastable intermediate states within the homogeneous nucleation of solids from answer (James F. Lutsko)
Effects of protein dimension at the high-concentration/low-concentration part transition (Patrick Grosfils)
Geometric constraints within the self-assembly of mineral dendrites and platelets (John J. Kozak)
What can mesoscopic point in situ observations educate us approximately kinetics and thermodynamics of protein crystallization? (Mike Sleutel, Dominique Maes, and Alexander Van Driessche)
The skill of silica to urge biomimetic crystallization of calcium carbonate (Matthias Kellermeier, Emilio Melero-GarcÍa, Werner Kunz, and Juan Manuel GarcÍa-Ruiz)
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Van erp till microseconds. Therefore, many activated processes cannot be studied using brute-force MD because the probability to observe a reactive event within reasonable CPU time is basically zero. Typical examples are protein folding, conformational changes of molecules, cluster isomerizations, chemical reactions, diffusion in solids, ion permeation through membranes, enzymatic reactions, docking, nucleation, DNA denaturation, and other types of phase transitions. If these processes are treated with straightforward MD, the simulations will endlessly remain in the reactant states.
A more formal mathematical proof of the equivalence between Eq. (11) and Eq. (9) can be found in Ref. 38. Whenever, there are a signiﬁcant number of recrosssings, the BC formalism has obvious disadvantages. In general, we note that any averaging method counting only zero and positive values will show a faster convergence than one that is based on cancelation of positive and negative terms. Moreover, in the effective ﬂux formalism many trajectories will be assigned as unreactive after just a few MD dynamical rare event simulation techniques 35 steps, thus reducing the number of required force evaluations.
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Advances in Chemical Physics, Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Multistep Nucleation and Self-Assembly in Nanoscale Materials by Gregoire Nicolis, Dominique Maes, Stuart A. Rice, Aaron R. Dinner