Science in China Series B: Chemistry

, Volume 52, Issue 2, pp 153–160 | Cite as

A new method for quick predicting the strength of intermolecular hydrogen bonds

  • ChangLiang Sun
  • Yan Zhang
  • XiaoNan Jiang
  • ChangSheng Wang
  • ZhongZhi Yang


A new method is proposed to quick predict the strength of intermolecular hydrogen bonds. The method is employed to produce the hydrogen-bonding potential energy curves of twenty-nine hydrogen-bonded dimers. The calculation results show that the hydrogen-bonding potential energy curves obtained from this method are in good agreement with those obtained from MP2/6-31+G** calculations by including the BSSE correction, which demonstrate that the method proposed in this work can be used to calculate the hydrogen-bonding interactions in peptides.


intermolecular hydrogen bonds hydrogen-bonded dimer hydrogen-bonding potential energy curves 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • ChangLiang Sun
    • 1
  • Yan Zhang
    • 1
  • XiaoNan Jiang
    • 1
  • ChangSheng Wang
    • 1
  • ZhongZhi Yang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryLiaoning Normal UniversityDalianChina

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