Highlights with ‘catalysis’

Enhanced electrocatalytic water splitting on MoTe2

A new method of extracting hydrogen from water more efficiently could help underpin the capture of renewable energy in the form of sustainable fuel. Transition metal dichalcogenides are promising electrocatalytic materials for the hydrogen evolution...

MoS2 hydrodesulfurization catalyst

A recent Nature Communication paper characterizes a model MoS2 hydrodesulfurization catalyst compound under operating conditions -high temperature and high pressure- for a model organosulfur compound by combining STM with DFT calculations. The combined experimental and...

SCM at the F19MRS in Boston

Going to the 2019 MRS fall meeting 1-5 December 2019? Check out Matti’s talk on Machine Learning potentials for next generation materials modeling -his EU project MaLeR– on 3 December, 9.45am at Hynes 210. Thomas...

SCM at AIChE, Orlando

Come and talk to Nick about your chemical engineering challenges at the annual AIChE meeting mid-November in Orlando. At the SCM booth (#143) he’ll be happy to discuss how the COSMO-RS module in the Amsterdam...

Activating Bonds: Rational Design of Iron-Based Catalysts for Cross-Coupling

The automation of workflows in computational chemistry becomes increasingly more important. The tool PyFrag 2019 of the Amsterdam Modeling Suite is an example for this.[1,2] PyFrag automates the individual computational steps needed to perform an in-depth...

SCM at TechConnect Boston

ReaxPro, the recent H2020 EU project led by SCM, aims to bring together atomistic, mesoscale, and macroscale simulation tools into a platform for multiscale modeling of reactive materials and processes. We are proud to announce...

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...

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...

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...

Facile Arylic C–X Bond Activation Explained

In their recent publication in Scientific Reports, Vermeeren, Sun, and Bickelhaupt for the first time reveal the physical origin of why metal-mediated activation of arylic C–X bonds is more facile than that of the corresponding...