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Transition Path Sampling Methods

  • C. Dellago
  • P.G. Bolhuis
  • P.L. Geissler
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 703)

Abstract

Transition path sampling, based on a statistical mechanics in trajectory space, is a set of computational methods for the simulation of rare events in complex systems. In this chapter we give an overview of these techniques and describe their statistical mechanical basis as well as their application.

Keywords

Path Sampling Reaction Coordinate Acceptance Probability Transition State Theory Transition Path 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Dellago
    • 1
  • P.G. Bolhuis
    • 2
  • P.L. Geissler
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of PhysicsUniversity of ViennaWienAustria
  2. 2.van ’t Hoff Institute for Molecular SciencesUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of ChemistryUniversity of California at BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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