Efficiency of rejection-free methods for dynamic Monte Carlo studies of off-lattice interacting particles

Marta L. Guerra, M. A. Novotny, Hiroshi Watanabe, Nobuyasu Ito

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We calculate the efficiency of a rejection-free dynamic Monte Carlo method for d -dimensional off-lattice homogeneous particles interacting through a repulsive power-law potential r-p. Theoretically we find the algorithmic efficiency in the limit of low temperatures and/or high densities is asymptotically proportional to ρ (p+2) /2 T-d/2 with the particle density ρ and the temperature T. Dynamic Monte Carlo simulations are performed in one-, two-, and three-dimensional systems with different powers p, and the results agree with the theoretical predictions. © 2009 The American Physical Society.
Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPhysical Review E
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 23 2009
Externally publishedYes

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