Highlights with ‘polymers’

Screening industrial polymers for lithium–ion batteries electrode materials

Organic polymers are promising electrode materials for lithium ion batteries due to their low solubility, low self-discharge rates, high mechanical strength, great flexibility, superior thermal stability, and versatility. A recent study virtually screens industrial polymers...

AMS2019 released: ReaxFF fitting, polymers, AMS with GFN1-xTB & MOPAC

We are proud to announce the new major release of the Amsterdam Modeling Suite, AMS2019, containing many new powerful capabilities through the AMS driver. Set up advanced PES explorations such as accelerated MD, molecule gun,...

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...

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...

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...

Tutorial: epoxy polymers mechanical properties

In a recent study by Matthew S. Radue and coworkers,  experimental and theoretical methods were combined nicely to demonstrate the applicability of the ReaxFF potential for the prediction of mechanical properties of highly cross-linked epoxy polymers....

Developers Tomáš Trnka (ReaxFF) and Nick Austin (COSMO-RS) join SCM

The SCM team is very pleased to welcome Dr. Tomáš Trnka and Dr. Nick Austin per 1 September 2017, as Horizon 2020 SME innovation associates. Tomáš is finalizing his PhD in biomolecular chemistry with Prof....