Date: September 21, 2011
Creator: Borden, Weston T., 1943-
Description: This article discusses current applications of computational chemistry. This virtual issue of JACS Select is devoted to some of the computation chemistry that has recently been published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS). The 25 articles and Communications that appear in this issue of JACS Select were chosen on the basis of the enthusiasm of the referees for these manuscripts when they were reviewed, as well as on the number of times each of these articles has been accessed online since its publication. Diversity of subject matter was not a criterion used in selecting these 25 articles from the ca. 50 well-reviewed, frequently accessed articles that were initially considered. However, inspection of the list of the subjects covered - from amyloid fibril polymorphism to nucleation of amorphous calcium carbonate; from the structure of solid Li(NH3)4 to the role that solvation plays in the Thorpe-Ingold effect; and to the nonstatistical, gas-phase dynamics of [1,5] hydrogen shifts in chemically activated cyclopentadiene - reveals the diverse nature of some of the best papers in computational chemistry that have been published recently in JACS.
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