Questions tagged [entropy]

Questions relating to entropy. The entropy S, of a physical system, is related to the number of possible microscopic configurations of that system. It is also a measure of disorder in a physical system.

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Correlation Functions in the Cluster Variation Method [closed]

I've been referring to Dr Mohri's paper [DOI: 10.1007/s11837-013-0738-5] for the cluster variation method (CVM). I wish to calculate the configurational entropy of a binary FCC system. Cluster ...
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How to calculate the conformational entropy of a molecule?

Introduction It is know that the entropy of a system can be calculated using the formula (1): \begin{equation} \label{eq:entropy_Boltz} S = {k_B}\ln \Omega\tag1 \end{equation} where $k_B$ is the ...
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VASP output energy

Which VASP output energy, after sigma -> 0 or before, do you use when combining with zero point energy and vibrational entropy obtained via vtst tools? (Vtst tools provide the vibrational frequencies ...
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Are there any open source software for calculating the rotational and translational entropy of molecules?

What is a good open source software for calculating the rotational and translational entropy of molecules? The National Institute of Standards and Technology does not provide standard molar entropy ...
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What are the methods for calculating solvation effects in free energies and how do they compare?

I've just found this paper (J. Chem. Phys. 141, 174106 (2014)) that deals with the translational and rotational entropies in solution. The method is promising but, unfortunately, requires a ...