# Expanded ensemble method

The **expanded ensemble method** is a simulation technique for computing the Helmholtz energy function.

## References[edit]

- A. P. Lyubartsev, A. A. Martsinovski, S. V. Shevkunov, and P. N. Vorontsov-Velyaminov "New approach to Monte Carlo calculation of the free energy: Method of expanded ensembles", Journal of Chemical Physics
**96**pp. 1776- (1992) - A. P. Lyubartsev, A. A. Martsinovskii, P. N. Vorontsov-Velyaminov, and T. V. Kuznetsova. "A new approach to the Monte Carlo Calculations of free energy with the use of expanded ensembles", Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry
**67**pp. 230-235 (1993) - Alexander P. Lyubartsev, Aatto Laaksonen, and Pavel N. Vorontsov-Velyaminov "Free energy calculations for Lennard-Jones systems and water using the expanded ensemble method A Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics simulation study", Molecular Physics
**82**pp. 455-471 (1994)