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The '''time-step''' is an important variable in molecular dynamics simulations. It is usually of the order of femto (<math>10^{-15}</math>) seconds for molecular simulations.
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The '''time-step''' (often written as <math>\delta t</math>) is an important variable in [[molecular dynamics]] simulations. It is usually of the order of femto (<math>10^{-15}</math>) seconds for simulations of [[flexible molecules]].
 
==Multiple time steps==
 
==Multiple time steps==
 
<ref>[http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00268977800100471 W. B. Streett,  D. J. Tildesley and G. Saville "Multiple time-step methods in molecular dynamics", Molecular Physics '''35''' pp. 639-648 (1978)]</ref>
 
<ref>[http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00268977800100471 W. B. Streett,  D. J. Tildesley and G. Saville "Multiple time-step methods in molecular dynamics", Molecular Physics '''35''' pp. 639-648 (1978)]</ref>

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The time-step (often written as \delta t) is an important variable in molecular dynamics simulations. It is usually of the order of femto (10^{-15}) seconds for simulations of flexible molecules.

Multiple time steps

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RESPA

A well known multiple time step method is the reversible reference system propagator algorithm (RESPA) [2].

See also

References

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