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ICES researcher Dmitrii Makarov finds atomic prodding can strengthen chemical bonds instead of break them

March 27, 2014

Hexahedral mesh models A researcher at ICES Center for Computational Molecular Sciences is computationally modeling the outcome of perturbing every possible atomic pairing in certain molecules to reveal new mechanochemical insights that take chemistry to the next level. Full Story

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