Efficient Algorithms for a Nonlocal Dielectric Model for Protein in Ionic Solvent

  title={Efficient Algorithms for a Nonlocal Dielectric Model for Protein in Ionic Solvent},
  author={Dexuan Xie and Yi Jiang and Leighton R. Scott},
  journal={SIAM J. Sci. Comput.},
The nonlocal dielectric approach can significantly enhance the classical Poisson dielectric model by including polarization correlations among water molecules. In this paper, a nonlocal dielectric model for protein in ionic solvent is proposed and analyzed, alongside a new efficient numerical algorithm and program package for solving the model. In particular, by using solution splitting and reformulation techniques, it is shown that the solution of the nonlocal dielectric model is unique, and… 

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