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Title: Exploring new frontiers in statistical physics with a new, parallel Wang-Landau framework

Combining traditional Wang Landau sampling for multiple replica systems with an exchange of densities of states between replicas we describe a general framework for simulations on massively parallel Petaflop supercomputers. The advantages and general applicability of the method for simulations of complex systems are demonstrated for the classical 2D Potts spin model featuring a strong first-order transition and the self-assembly of lipid bilayers in amphiphilic solutions in a continuous model.
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  1. University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  2. ORNL
  3. Swiss Federal Research Institute, Switzerland
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Conference: VIIth Brazilian Meeting on Simulational Physics (BMSP), Jo o Pessoa, Brazil, 20130805, 20130810
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
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SC USDOE - Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States