Iterative unbiasing of quasi-equilibrium sampling

Federico Giberti1*, Bingqing Cheng2*, Gareth Tribello3*, Michele Ceriotti1*

1 Laboratory of Computational Science and Modeling, Institute of Materials, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), CH-1951 Sion, Valais, Switzerland

2 Trinity College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1TQ, United Kingdom

3 Atomistic Simulation Centre, School of Mathematics and Physics, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, BT14 7EN, United Kingdom

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DOI10.24435/materialscloud:2020.0044/v1 [version v1]

Publication date: Apr 27, 2020

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Federico Giberti, Bingqing Cheng, Gareth Tribello, Michele Ceriotti, Iterative unbiasing of quasi-equilibrium sampling, Materials Cloud Archive 2020.0044/v1 (2020), doi: 10.24435/materialscloud:2020.0044/v1.


This repository contains the PLUMED-2 input files required to generate the data used in the ITRE publications. ITRE is a method to reweight Molecular Dynamics trajectory biased with a history-dependent potential (such as Metadynamics), and calculate unbiased thermodynamic observables. Since it uses the trajectory itself as a proxy of a grid, its scaling does not depend on the dimensionality of the space explored. In addition, thanks to its formulation, it is less affected by out-of-equilibrium points that characterize the early stages of a biased calculation and are usually discarded. Thanks to this feature, it can be used to increase the statistics when evaluating a thermodynamic observable from biased calculation.

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2020.0044/v1 (version v1) [This version] Apr 27, 2020 DOI10.24435/materialscloud:2020.0044/v1