Academic Research

The ADF Modeling Suite is used by academic researchers at universities around the globe, covering all areas of chemistry, materials science, and related fields.

Click on the application area of interest below, or just drop us a line to see if ADF could be useful for your research. You can also browse our highlights and research publications to get an idea of what others have been doing.

The SCM team itself is also actively involved in academic research, with tight collaborations locally with the theoretical chemistry department at the Vrije Universiteit and with many other academic groups. Our focus is on getting the latest functionality so you can tackle the most difficult research problems and we welcome collaborations including individual fellowships and EU networks.

We also feel strongly about user-friendliness. The ADF Modeling Suite features an easy installation, one integrated GUI for all our modules from molecular DFT to reactive MD, and an expert support team. Why don’t you try out ADF today to see how our software can help you in your research?