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The following is a list of '''thermostats''' used to maintain (more or less) constant the average [[temperature]] in [[molecular dynamics]] simulations. Note that thermostats may introduce artificial behaviour into the system so one has to be careful. It is probably worthwhile using  
 
The following is a list of '''thermostats''' used to maintain (more or less) constant the average [[temperature]] in [[molecular dynamics]] simulations. Note that thermostats may introduce artificial behaviour into the system so one has to be careful. It is probably worthwhile using  
 
a thermostat that correctly samples the [[canonical ensemble]], for example, the [[Bussi-Donadio-Parrinello thermostat]].
 
a thermostat that correctly samples the [[canonical ensemble]], for example, the [[Bussi-Donadio-Parrinello thermostat]].
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==List of thermostats==
 
*[[Andersen thermostat]]
 
*[[Andersen thermostat]]
 
*[[Allen-Schmid thermostat]]
 
*[[Allen-Schmid thermostat]]

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