PHYSMonday, 11 September 2006

1:20 PM-5:00 PM Grand Hyatt San Francisco -- San Miguel, Oral
Theory of Rare Events and Accelerated Dynamics
Transition Path Methods
Organizers:Graeme Henkelman
Arthur F. Voter
Presiding:David J. Wales
1:20 PMApproaches to long time simulation of complex systems
Ron Elber
2:00 PMImportance sampling of nonequilibrium trajectories
Phillip L. Geissler
2:40 PMThe transition path theory and the string method
Weiqing Ren, Paul Maragakis, Eric vanden-Eijnden, E. Weinan
3:20 PMIntermission
3:40 PMComputing anharmonic prefactors with one-point boundary saddle-point finding algorithms
Liao Y. Chen
4:20 PMOptimizing reactive Langevin paths in rare-event systems: A novel path integral formulation
Brad M. Dickson, Steven J. Stuart
4:40 PMUmbrella integration: A novel analysis method for umbrella sampling simulations
Walter Thiel, Johannes Kästner

Previous Session -- Theory of Rare Events and Accelerated Dynamics -- Next Session

Symposium Grid -- Division of Physical Chemistry -- Session Listing

The 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 10-14, 2006