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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...

Crosslinked Epoxy Polymers with ReaxFF Bond Boost – Advanced Tutorial

Check out our latest advanced tutorial on creating crosslinked polymers with the ReaxFF bond boost method. By judicially adding a bias potential when the epoxy resin and amine hardener are in a geometry prone to...

Amsterdam Modeling Suite 2018 Released

Our developers and collaborators have worked hard on our new major release: Amsterdam Modeling Suite 2018 (AMS2018). In this major release we are proud to offer a new driver AMS to perform complex potential energy surface...

Job openings: 4 PhD fellowships – Theoretical Chemistry – method/software development

PhD fellowships – summary SCM, a scientific software company located in Amsterdam, developing software packages in the area of theoretical quantum chemistry and materials science, is coordinating the EC-funded European Industrial Doctorate network AutoCheMo, a...