Efficient event-driven simulations of hard spheres.

  title={Efficient event-driven simulations of hard spheres.},
  author={Frank Smallenburg},
  journal={The European physical journal. E, Soft matter},
  volume={45 3},
  • F. Smallenburg
  • Published 4 January 2022
  • Computer Science
  • The European physical journal. E, Soft matter
 Hard spheres are arguably one of the most fundamental model systems in soft matter physics, and hence a common topic of simulation studies. Event-driven simulation methods provide an efficient method for studying the phase behavior and dynamics of hard spheres under a wide range of different conditions. Here, we examine the impact of several optimization strategies for speeding up event-driven molecular dynamics of hard spheres and present a light-weight simulation code that outperforms… 



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