Study of macroscopic and microscopic phenomena in chemical systems in terms of physical laws and concepts [thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, kinetic theory, quantum mechanics...].

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reactions in molecular dynamics simulations

EDIT: Apparently this is called reactive molecular dynamics. It seems that the ReaxFF potential function is used for some reactions like this. I am interested in adding support for reactions to a ...
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What is the physical property of metal nanoparticles?

I am a Math student but now I have to deal with gold nanoparticles in aqueous solution. Now I was wondering whether the physical properties of gold nanoparticles are the same as the properties of gold ...
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Difference between Non-Polar and Dipole moment $\vec\mu$=0

Is there any difference between a molecule having $\vec\mu=0$ and being Non-Polar?
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How to measure electrical resistance?

Is it possible to theoretically measure the resistance of passing of electrical current through liquid electrolyte (distilled water + NaOH) ?
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Which bonds are the cross-links and which are secondary bonds (in elastomers)? [closed]

Elastomeres are "defined" as: "linear-chain polymers with widely spaced cross-links attaching each molecule to its neighbours" Now I found sentences (talking about glass transition): "This means ...
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Carbon in the form of graphite a conductor?

Well, it happens a I have a glucose test strip (One Touch Ultra) which has three electrodes (Counter, Working and Reference) and I'm guessing this electrodes are made from graphite mixed with a ...
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what is the density of natural gas at 293K and 700 kPa? [closed]

I am trying to calculate the density of natural gas to define the amount of natural gas flow through an orifice. I am coming up with 5.45 kg/m3 Is this correct?
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Is there any scientific instrument right now to monitor complicated chemical reaction between atom? [closed]

What is some differnt way to use any scientific instrument right now to monitor complicated chemical reaction between atom??
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How fast will I get if I burn a comet? [closed]

Assuming I have a spacecraft which is $30,000\,\mathrm{kg}$ (roughly the size of the Apollo spacecraft). If I take a comet and (theoretically) electrolize it perfectly to hydrogen and oxygen. I know ...