# Histogram reweighting

The **histogram reweighting** technique for Monte Carlo simulations was developed by Ferrenberg and Swendsen for the canonical ensemble (Ref. 1 and 2). With only a few simulations the entire vapor–liquid coexistence region of a pure fluid can be investigated.

## Contents

## In the grand-canonical ensemble[edit]

For the grand canonical ensemble see Refs. 3 and 4.

## In the isothermal-isobaric ensemble[edit]

For the isothermal-isobaric ensemble see Ref. 5.

## Reviews[edit]

- Athanassios Z Panagiotopoulos "Monte Carlo methods for phase equilibria of fluids", Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter
**12**pp. R25-R52 (2000) - Juan J. de Pablo, Qilinag Yan and Fernando A. Esobedo "Simulation of Phase Transitions in Fluids", Annual Review of Physical Chemistry
**50**pp. 377-411 (1999)

## See also[edit]

## References[edit]

- Alan M. Ferrenberg and Robert H. Swendsen "New Monte Carlo technique for studying phase transitions", Physical Review Letters
**61**pp. 2635-2638 (1988) - Alan M. Ferrenberg and Robert H. Swendsen "Optimized Monte Carlo data analysis", Physical Review Letters
**63**pp. 1195-1198 (1989) - Nigel B. Wilding "Critical-point and coexistence-curve properties of the Lennard-Jones fluid: A finite-size scaling study", Physical Review E
**52**pp. 602-611 (1995) - Kenji Kiyohara, Keith E. Gubbins, and Athanassios Z. Panagiotopoulos "Phase coexistence properties of polarizable Stockmayer fluids", Journal of Chemical Physics
**106**pp. 3338- (1997) - P. B. Conrad and J. J. de Pablo "Comparison of histogram reweighting techniques for a flexible water model", Fluid Phase Equilibria
**150-151**pp. 51-61 (1998) - Michael K. Fenwick "A direct multiple histogram reweighting method for optimal computation of the density of states", Journal of Chemical Physics
**129**125106 (2008)