The European Physical Journal Special Topics

, Volume 224, Issue 12, pp 2429–2444 | Cite as

Accelerated dynamics: Mathematical foundations and algorithmic improvements

  • T. Lelièvre
Review B. Bridging of Time Scales and Methods for Rare Events
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  1. Discussion and Debate: Recurrent Problems in Scale Bridging Techniques in Molecular Simulation – What are the Current Options?


We present a review of recent works on the mathematical analysis of algorithms which have been proposed by A.F. Voter and co-workers in the late nineties in order to efficiently generate long trajectories of metastable processes. These techniques have been successfully applied in many contexts, in particular in the field of materials science. The mathematical analysis we propose relies on the notion of quasi-stationary distribution.


European Physical Journal Special Topic Exit Time Exit Point Langevin Dynamic Boost Factor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CERMICS (ENPC), INRIAUniversité Paris-EstMarne-la-ValléeFrance

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