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ReaxPro: developing Multi-scale reactive simulation software

The ambitious goal of the ReaxPro EU project is to integrate atomistic, mesocale and macroscale methods to generate a user-friendly and integrated simulation tool for reactive materials and processes. SCM is proud to lead this...

Automatic generation of Chemical Models: EU Project AutoCheMo kick-off meeting

The kick-off meeting for the EU Project AutoCheMo on February 6th, 2019 at the VU Amsterdam was a great success. Our new PhD students discussed their project plans and the SCM developers explained them how...

Matti Hellström joins SCM to improve ReaxFF with machine learning

The SCM staff is very happy to welcome Matti as a Marie Curie fellow to combine the accuracy of machine learning with the flexibility and transferability of ReaxFF in the EU funded Machine Learning applied...

New Advanced Tutorial: ReaxFF Parametrization

Our latest advanced tutorial shows how to reparametrize a ReaxFF force field. Follow the tutorial to get hands on with newly developed features in the Amsterdam Modeling Suite: ADFTrain: Create, manipulate, and visualize force field...

New Advanced Tutorial: Collective Variable Driven Hyperdynamics – Accelerate MD into seconds timescale.

Collective Variable Driven Hyperdynamics as developed by Kristof Bal and Erik Neyts is a novel simulation method capable of accelerating molecuar dynamics simulations well into the microseconds to seconds regime. Check out our new Advanced...

Christmas Break 21 Dec 2018 – 6 Jan 2019

Most of the SCM staff will not be reading their email from 21 December until 6 January 2019. In most cases, SCM can still deal with purchase orders, license problems, trial requests, price quotes, and general inquiries. The SCM team...

Perovskite Band Structure & COOP Analysis – Advanced Tutorial

Whether you are a solid state physicist thinking of chemistry as too arcane or a chemist puzzled by band structure theory: Try out our new tutorial and learn how to neatly link these two fields,...

Discuss your research at MRS Fall 2019

Come and discuss your materials modeling challenges with Fedor at the MRS meeting in Boston, 25-29 November! Fedor will present a talk on advances in ReaxFF for modeling polymerization and mechanical properties, as well as...

NMR – NBO analysis tutorial

Check out the new ADF advanced tutorial on analyzing NMR chemical shifts with NBOs. As established in a 2017 paper by Jochen Autschbach et al., the chemical shifts due to substitutions on an aromatic ring...

Advanced ReaxFF training workshops

We will be holding advanced AMS2018 hands-on workshops in China & Japan, in collaboration with our resellers and local universities. In China we will have two 2-day workshops in Beijing (22+23 October) and Dalian (24+25...