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Quantum & theoretical chemistry

See below for a selection of the latest books from Quantum & theoretical chemistry category. Presented with a red border are the Quantum & theoretical chemistry books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Quantum & theoretical chemistry books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Advances in QSAR Modeling Applications in Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Advances in QSAR Modeling Applications in Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Author: Kunal Roy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/08/2018

The book covers theoretical background and methodology as well as all current applications of Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships (QSAR). Written by an international group of recognized researchers, this edited volume discusses applications of QSAR in multiple disciplines such as chemistry, pharmacy, environmental and agricultural sciences addressing data gaps and modern regulatory requirements. Additionally, the applications of QSAR in food science and nanoscience have been included - two areas which have only recently been able to exploit this versatile tool. This timely addition to the series is aimed at graduate students, academics and industrial scientists interested in the latest advances and applications of QSAR.

Quantum Systems in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology Advances in Concepts and Applications

Quantum Systems in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology Advances in Concepts and Applications

Author: Alia Tadjer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/08/2018

This book reviews the most significant developments in quantum methodology applied to a broad variety of problems in chemistry, physics, and biology. In particular, it discusses atomic and molecular structure, dynamics and spectroscopy as well as applications of quantum theory to biological and condensed matter systems. The volume contains twenty-four selected, peer-reviewed contributions based on the presentations given at the Twentieth International Workshop on Quantum Systems in Chemistry, Physics, and Biology (QSCP-XX), held in Varna, Bulgaria, in September 2015. It is divided into five sections containing the most relevant papers written by leading experts in the fields. This book will appeal to advanced graduate students, researchers, and academics involved in theoretical, quantum or statistical and computational chemical physics and physical chemistry.

Clusters Structure, Bonding and Reactivity

Clusters Structure, Bonding and Reactivity

Author: Minh Tho Nguyen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/07/2018

The field of atomic clusters continues to attract great interest amongst physicists and chemists alike. This is in part due to their intrinsic properties and potential industrial applications. The first part of Binary Clusters is devoted to recent developments in experimental techniques, the second part covers a variety of theoretical approaches. Different theoretical methods based on group/graph theories and quantum chemical computational methods as well as various spectroscopy techniques (such as mass, laser, infrared, photoelectron etc.) are applied to the determination of the existence of geometrical and electronic structures, chemical bonding phenomena, and the thermodynamic stabilities of several classes of binary clusters. All chapters within this review volume have been contributed by experts in chemistry, physics, and material sciences based at the University of Leuven, Belgium. This book is aimed at professionals and students working in cluster science.

Theoretical Modeling of Vibrational Spectra in the Liquid Phase

Theoretical Modeling of Vibrational Spectra in the Liquid Phase

Author: Martin Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/07/2018

This thesis provides a comprehensive description of methods used to compute the vibrational spectra of liquid systems by molecular dynamics simulations. The author systematically introduces theoretical basics and discusses the implications of approximating the atomic nuclei as classical particles. The strengths of the methodology are demonstrated through several different examples. Of particular interest are ionic liquids, since their properties are governed by strong and diverse intermolecular interactions in the liquid state. As a novel contribution to the field, the author presents an alternative route toward infrared and Raman intensities on the basis of a Voronoi tessellation of the electron density. This technique is superior to existing approaches regarding the computational resources needed. Moreover, this book presents an innovative approach to obtaining the magnetic moments and vibrational circular dichroism spectra of liquids, and demonstrates its excellent agreement with experimental reference data.

Theoretical and Quantum Chemistry at the Dawn of the 21st Century

Theoretical and Quantum Chemistry at the Dawn of the 21st Century

Author: Tanmoy (Manipal University, Jaipur, India) Chakraborty Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2018

This volume, edited by a well-known specialist in the field of theoretical chemistry, gathers together a selection of papers on theoretical chemistry within the themes of mathematical, computational, and quantum chemistry. The authors present a rich assembly of some of the most important current research in the field of quantum chemistry in modern times. In Quantum Chemistry at the Dawn of the 21st Century, the editors aim to replicate the tradition of the fruitful Girona Workshops and Seminars, held at the University of Girona, Italy, annually for many years, which offered important scientific gatherings focusing on quantum chemistry. This volume, like the workshops, showcases a large variety of quantum chemical contributions from different points of view from some of the leading scientists in the field today. This unique volume does not pretend to provide a complete overview of quantum chemistry, but it does provide a broad set of contributions by some of the leading scientists on the field, under the expert editorship of two leaders in the field.

Nanoscale Fluid Transport From Molecular Signatures to Applications

Nanoscale Fluid Transport From Molecular Signatures to Applications

Author: Tuan Anh Ho Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/06/2018

This thesis demonstrates how molecular modeling techniques can be used to gain significant insights into numerous applications that are increasingly attracting research interest because of their societal importance. It presents innovative ideas that, by altering the fundamental physical phenomena occurring at the solid/liquid interface, allow the fluid transport in nanochannels to be manipulated so as to improve the performance of the practical applications. The applications explicitly considered in this thesis are the design of drag-reducing and self-cleaning surfaces; water desalination; and shale gas exploration - all of which are, to some extent, governed by nanoscale fluid transport. Overall, this thesis is useful for students and researchers entering the field who wish to understand how molecular modeling can improve the performance in a wide range of applications.

Computational Chemistry Introduction to the Theory and Applications of Molecular and Quantum Mechanics

Computational Chemistry Introduction to the Theory and Applications of Molecular and Quantum Mechanics

Author: Errol G. Lewars Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2018

This is the third edition of the successful text-reference book that covers computational chemistry. It features changes to the presentation of key concepts and includes revised and new material with several expanded exercises at various levels such as 'harder questions' for those ready to be tested in greater depth - this aspect is absent from other textbooks in the field. Although introductory and assuming no prior knowledge of computational chemistry, it covers the essential aspects of the subject. There are several introductory textbooks on computational chemistry; this one is (as in its previous editions) a unique textbook in the field with copious exercises (and questions) and solutions with discussions. Noteworthy is the fact that it is the only book at the introductory level that shows in detail yet clearly how matrices are used in one important aspect of computational chemistry. It also serves as an essential guide for researchers, and as a reference book.

Practical Aspects of Computational Chemistry IV

Practical Aspects of Computational Chemistry IV

Author: Jerzy Leszczynski Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2018

The editors of this volume have compiled an important book that is a useful vehicle for important computational research - in the development of theoretical methodologies and their practical applications. Themes include new methodologies, state-of-the-art computational algorithms and hardware as well as new applications. This volume, Practical Aspects of Computational Chemistry IV, is part of a continuous effort by the editors to document recent progress made by eminent researchers. Most of these chapters have been collected from invited speakers from the annual international meeting: Current Trends in Computational Chemistry organized by Jerzy Leszczynski, one of the editors of the current volume. This conference series has become an exciting platform for eminent Theoretical/Computational Chemists to discuss their recent findings and is regularly honored by the presence of Nobel laureates. Certainly, it is not possible to cover all topics related to the Computational Chemistry in a single volume but we hope that the recent contributions in the latest volume of this collection adequately highlight this important scientific area.

Photochemistry A Modern Theoretical Perspective

Photochemistry A Modern Theoretical Perspective

Author: Maurizio Persico, Giovanni Granucci Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/05/2018

This book offers an introduction to photochemistry for students with a minimal background in physical chemistry and molecular quantum mechanics. The focus is from a theoretical perspective and highlights excited state dynamics. The authors, experienced lecturers, describe the main concepts in photochemical and photophysical processes that are used as a basis to interpret classical steady-state experimental results (essentially product branching ratios and quantum yields) and the most advanced time-resolved techniques. A significant portion of the content is devoted to the computational techniques present in quantum chemistry and molecular dynamics.With its short summaries, questions and exercises, this book is aimed at graduate students, while its theoretical focus differentiates it from most introductory textbooks on photochemistry.

Concepts, Methods and Applications of Quantum Systems in Chemistry and Physics Selected proceedings of QSCP-XXI (Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 2016)

Concepts, Methods and Applications of Quantum Systems in Chemistry and Physics Selected proceedings of QSCP-XXI (Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 2016)

Author: Yan A. Wang Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/05/2018

This edited, multi-author volume contains selected, peer-reviewed contributions based on the presentations given at the 21th International Workshop on Quantum Systems in Chemistry, Physics, and Biology (QSCP-XXI), held in Vancouver, Canada, in July 2016. This book is primarily aimed at scholars, researchers and graduate students working at universities and scientific laboratories and interested in the structure, properties, dynamics and spectroscopy of atoms, molecules, biological systems and condensed matter.

The Notion of Activity in Chemistry

The Notion of Activity in Chemistry

Author: Jean-Louis Burgot Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/04/2018

This book provides deep insight into the physical quantity known as chemical activity. The author probes deep into classical thermodynamics in Part I, and then into statistical thermodynamics in Part II, to provide the necessary background. The treatment has been streamlined by placing some background material in appendices. Chemical Activity is of interest not only to those in chemical thermodynamics, but also to chemical engineers working with mass transfer and its applications - for example, separation methods.

Applications of Topological Methods in Molecular Chemistry

Applications of Topological Methods in Molecular Chemistry

Author: Remi Chauvin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/04/2018

This is the first edited volume that features two important frameworks, Huckel and quantum chemical topological analyses. The contributors, which include an array of academics of international distinction, describe recent applications of such topological methods to various fields and topics that provide the reader with the current state-of-the-art and give a flavour of the wide range of their potentialities.