Nanocarbons : Graphene, nanotube and fullerene

For some years now, we have heard a lot more about nanostructures and especially about nanocarbons. You will see here the most famous nanostructures which are the graphene and the carbon nanotube… What’s graphene? You probably already know it, but for the two of you in the back who didn’t pay attention, we will remind you that it’s a plane of multiple six carbon cycles. You might as well know of graphite. So what’s the difference between those two carbon…

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Double, triple bonds

In this tutorial, you will learn more about bonds between atoms, and especially how SAMSON represents bonds, and the differences between a triple, a double and a simple bond…    Create double and triple bonds Go to the “periodic table”  and select two hydrogen atoms that you will put close to each other and link them by creating a bond through « atom creator ». Then do the same with two oxygen atoms and two nitrogens atoms. Now go to “simulator” and « add simulator ». In…

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Open and manipulate bigger molecules

Now that you know how to create your own molecules, you have to know how to save them and reopen them. Open a “.pdb” file Click on “File” then “Open…” or just press “Ctrl+O”, then select “chassis.pdb”. After you have clicked, a window should appear. Tick the boxes as done in this image: Now open the file  “roue.pdb” four times. Moving bigger molecules On the display window you only see one molecule… But still, you opened it four times? Well, as…

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