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Compute small angle neutron scattering spectra


gmx sans-legacy [-s [<.tpr>]] [-f [<.xtc/.trr/...>]] [-n [<.ndx>]]
             [-d [<.dat>]] [-pr [<.xvg>]] [-sq [<.xvg>]]
             [-prframe [<.xvg>]] [-sqframe [<.xvg>]] [-b <time>]
             [-e <time>] [-dt <time>] [-tu <enum>] [-xvg <enum>]
             [-mode <enum>] [-mcover <real>] [-[no]pbc]
             [-startq <real>] [-endq <real>] [-qstep <real>]
             [-seed <int>]


gmx sans-legacy computes SANS spectra using Debye formula. It currently uses topology file (since it need to assign element for each atom).


-pr Computes normalized g(r) function averaged over trajectory

-prframe Computes normalized g(r) function for each frame

-sq Computes SANS intensity curve averaged over trajectory

-sqframe Computes SANS intensity curve for each frame

-startq Starting q value in nm

-endq Ending q value in nm

-qstep Stepping in q space

Note: When using Debye direct method computational cost increases as 1/2 * N * (N - 1) where N is atom number in group of interest.

WARNING: If sq or pr specified this tool can produce large number of files! Up to two times larger than number of frames!


Options to specify input files:

-s [<.tpr>] (topol.tpr)

Portable xdr run input file

-f [<.xtc/.trr/...>] (traj.xtc)

Trajectory: xtc trr cpt gro g96 pdb tng

-n [<.ndx>] (index.ndx) (Optional)

Index file

-d [<.dat>] (nsfactor.dat) (Optional)

Generic data file

Options to specify output files:

-pr [<.xvg>] (pr.xvg)

xvgr/xmgr file

-sq [<.xvg>] (sq.xvg)

xvgr/xmgr file

-prframe [<.xvg>] (prframe.xvg) (Optional)

xvgr/xmgr file

-sqframe [<.xvg>] (sqframe.xvg) (Optional)

xvgr/xmgr file

Other options:

-b <time> (0)

Time of first frame to read from trajectory (default unit ps)

-e <time> (0)

Time of last frame to read from trajectory (default unit ps)

-dt <time> (0)

Only use frame when t MOD dt = first time (default unit ps)

-tu <enum> (ps)

Unit for time values: fs, ps, ns, us, ms, s

-xvg <enum> (xmgrace)

xvg plot formatting: xmgrace, xmgr, none

-mode <enum> (direct)

Mode for sans spectra calculation: direct, mc

-mcover <real> (-1)

Monte-Carlo coverage should be -1(default) or (0,1]

-[no]pbc (yes)

Use periodic boundary conditions for computing distances

-startq <real> (0)

Starting q (1/nm)

-endq <real> (2)

Ending q (1/nm)

-qstep <real> (0.01)

Stepping in q (1/nm)

-seed <int> (0)

Random seed for Monte-Carlo

See Also


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Feb 28, 2024 2024.1 GROMACS