Statistical Mechanical Modeling of Chemical Reactions in Condensed Phase Systems

  • Andrea Amadei
  • Massimiliano Aschi
  • Alfredo Di Nola
Part of the Challenges and Advances in Computational Chemistry and Physics book series (COCH, volume 6)


In this contribution it will be outlined the basic theoretical framework and two applications of a new theoretical–computational approach specifically designed for evaluating free-energy profiles (and related observables such as equilibrium and rate constants) for chemical reactions taking place in condensed phase. The methodology, based on the use of molecular dynamics simulations and perturbed matrix method, if combined with basic statistical mechanics, may represent a useful tool complementary to other approaches for addressing chemical processes occurring in complex atomic–molecular environments


Molecular Dynamic Simulation Polarize Continuum Model Intrinsic Reaction Coordinate Mass Tensor Quantum Center 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Amadei
    • 1
  • Massimiliano Aschi
    • 2
  • Alfredo Di Nola
    • 3
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie ChimicheUniversità di Roma “Tor Vergata”00133 RomaItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Chimica, Ingegneria Chimica e MaterialiUniversità dell’Aquila67010 l’AquilaItaly
  3. 3.Dipartimento di ChimicaUniversità di Roma “La Sapienza”00185 RomaItaly

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