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Temperature Accelerated Dynamics

By Justin Riley1, Markus J. Buehler1

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Simulate temperature accelerated dynamics

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Version 1.1 - published on 04 Sep 2014

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    TAD user interface Example TAD run for a 4-atom cluster of Ag atoms on the Ag(100) surface Transition states data for a 4-atom cluster of Ag atoms on the Ag(100) surface JMol movie rendering of the transition states for a 4-atom cluster of Ag atoms on the Ag(100) surface.



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Temperature accelerated dynamics, or TAD, is a method that uses accelerated dynamics at an elevated temperature to generate results at a specified lower temperature. This tool provides a simple user interface for running TAD simulations.

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Arthur F. Voter, Francesco Montalenti and Timothy C. Germann Annual Review of Materials Research, Vol. 32: 321 -346 (Volume publication date August 2002)

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  • Justin Riley; Markus J. Buehler (2014), "Temperature Accelerated Dynamics," (DOI: 10.4231/D3M61BQ8K).

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