16th International Congress of Quantum Chemistry PCCP poster award winners

The 16th International Congress of Quantum Chemistry was held in Menton, France, from 18 – 23 June 2018.

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics sponsored two poster prizes and these were awarded to Daniel Aravena, University of Santiago de Chile for Electron transport through transition metal complexes” and Christian Silvio Pomelli, University of Pisa for A computational study of the effect of ionic liquids’ anions on Reichardt’s dye solvatochromism”

Congratulations to both awardees!

 

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International Conference on Physical Chemistry and Functional Materials

The International Conference on Physical Chemistry and Functional Materials (PCFM’18) was held in Elaziğ, Turkey, from 19 – 21 June 2018.

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics sponsored three poster prizes and these were awarded to Cesur Altinkaya,  A. Musa Abubakar and Goncagul Serdaroglu.

Congratulations to the awardees!

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11th Congress on Electronic Structure: Principles and Applications

The 11th Congress on electronic structure: Principles and applications (ESPA-2018) will be held in Toledo, Spain on 17–19 July 2018. ESPA is a series of international conferences covering all aspects of Theoretical Chemistry from method development to state-of- the-art- applications across computational molecular science.

The Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, the Universidad de Castilla la Mancha, the APQTC (Asociación para la Promoción de la Química Teórica y Computacional), and the organizers of this conference are delighted and honored to host this ESPA conference in the historic city of Toledo, World Heritage Site, during the summer of 2018.

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (PCCP) is pleased to support the meeting and will provide a poster prize.

Register now!

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PCCP’s latest Impact Factor: 3.906

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (PCCP) is pleased to announce its latest Impact Factor is 3.906*

PCCP is dedicated to publishing cutting-edge original research in the fields of physical chemistry, chemical physics and biophysical chemistry. Last year we published 3364 articles, making PCCP the largest single journal in the physical chemistry field. Our wide reach in the community and rapid times to publication ensure your research gets the attention it deserves.

PCCP is proud to be a society journal and is co-owned by 19 national chemical societies. The journal is published by the Royal Society of Chemistry on a not-for-profit basis for the benefit of the whole scientific community.

Led by our Editorial Board Chair (Seong Keun Kim, Seoul National University) and Deputy Chair (David Rueda, Imperial College London), our expert team of international Associate Editors and dedicated professional Editors ensure that PCCP is a home for urgent Communications & high quality Full Papers, authoritative Perspectives and community-led themed collections.

We would like to thank all our authors, readers, reviewers and Editorial & Advisory Board members for their continued support

Find the all the RSC’s journals newly published 2017 Impact Factors* here.

*The Impact Factor provides an indication of the average number of citations per paper. Produced annually, Impact Factors are calculated by dividing the number of citations in a year, by the number of citeable articles published in the preceding two years. Data based on 2017 Journal Citation Reports® (Thomson Reuters).

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Changes to PCCP Communication articles

From 1st August 2018 PCCP COMs should be submitted on template, within 4 pages – to publish urgent findings faster than ever

PCCP Communications are urgent reports of highly original and significant work likely to have a high impact on the community and of such importance that rapid publication is justified.

We are making some changes to the format of PCCP Communications to ensure they are succinctly communicating the most urgent research.

 

From 1st August 2018, all Communications articles submitted to PCCP must:

  • Not exceed 4 printed journal pages
  • Be submitted on a Communications template
  • Include 4 or fewer figures including tables
  • Be submitted with a short statement justifying why the work merits urgent publication as a Communication

 

PCCP Communications are:

  • given priority treatment
  • fast-tracked through the publication process
  • appear prominently at the front of the journal in a dedicated Communications section ensuring rapid exposure 

 

Submit your most urgent work as a Communication here now!

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Sagamore 2018

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (PCCP) and CrystEngComm (CEC) are delighted to support the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr)‘s Sagamore XIX – 2018: Conference on Quantum Crystallography (QCr), will be held Sunday 8th – Friday 13th July 2018 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The conference will cover experimental and theoretical research at the interface of physics, chemistry, and biology with the electron charge and spin densities, in both position and momentum space at its centre. The conference will be chaired by Chérif F. MattaMount Saint Vincent University (Canada) and Paul W. AyersMcMaster University (Canada)

International Union of Crystallography Conference

Registration & abstract submissions closes on Fri 8th June 2018

Follow the link to the conference’s registration portal before the deadline. For further information including the full list of Confirmed Invited Speakers, Session Chairs, and Discussion Leaders can be found on the conference website

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International Conference on Physical Chemistry and Functional Materials (PCFM’18)

The International Conference on Physical Chemistry and Functional materials (PCFM’18) will be held in Elazığ, Turkey, between 19–21 June 2018.

With a theme of ‘Physical Chemistry and Functional Materials’, the PCFM 2018 conference features three days of scientific sessions, keynote & invited lectures, oral and poster communications, as well as exceptional networking opportunities, an exhibition and a unique social programme. The PCFM 2018 conference reflects the outstanding research being done in Europe and around the world by bringing together scientists from different countries and professional backgrounds to exchange ideas, advance knowledge and discuss key issues for physical chemistry and material science.

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (PCCP) is delighted to be supporting the meeting and provide three poster prizes.

Register now!

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9th International Meeting on Atomic and Molecular Physics and Chemistry

The 9th International Meeting on Atomic and Molecular Physics and Chemistry (IMAMPC) will be taking place in Berlin, Germany between 5-8 June 2018.

This interdisciplinary meeting was conceived to encourage the assistance and active participation of young theoreticians and experimentalists in the field of atomic and molecular physics. Keeping with this tradition, the 9th edition of the IMAMPC will promote innovative research by young scientists, in order to highlight their important contributions to the field.

The meeting will be divided in 11 topical sessions, each opened by a renowned speaker. As element of novelty, a general animated discussion will be held at the end of each session to summarize the findings. We strongly encourage early-career independent researchers, postdocs, and students to submit abstracts, among which we will select 23 high-quality contributions for oral presentation. A non-exhaustive list of topics covered by the conference is

  • Macromolecules and biologically-relevant systems
  • Reactive collision, scattering, ultracold chemistry
  • Photochemistry/Photodynamics
  • Spectroscopy and electronic structure theory
  • Electron dynamics

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (PCCP) is pleased to support the event.

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2nd European Symposium on Chemical Bonding

The 2nd European Symposium on Chemical Bonding will be taking place in Oviedo, Spain from 3-7 September 2018. Following the spirit of the ESCB1, the conference will be devoted to showing new developments as well as relevant applications in the field of chemical bonding. Besides a set of invited lectures by leaders in the field, ESCB2 expects gather a number of younger researchers, for whom there will be shorter oral communications.

In keeping with the tradition of ESCB1, a practical school on methods, applications and computational tecniques, this time focused on quantum chemical topology tools in chemical bonding will take place before the beginning of the meeting, from September 2 to September 3.

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (PCCP) and Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry are delighted to be supporting the event.

Submissions for poster abstracts close on 30 June 2018.

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PCCP Themed Collection: Theory, experiment, and simulations in laboratory astrochemistry

Now online and free to access until the end of June 2018

Guest-edited by Laurent Wiesenfeld (Université Grenoble Alpes), Allan Shi-Chung Cheung (The University of Hong Kong) and Jos Oomens (Radboud University), this themed issue of PCCP overviews the recent developments showing physical insights in the areas of theory, experiment, and simulation as applied to molecular astrophysics environments.

Read the full collection here now!

It includes:

Editorial 
Theory, experiment, and simulations in laboratory astrochemistry
Laurent Wiesenfeld, Jos Oomens and Allan S. C. Cheung
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2018, 20, 5341-5343. DOI: 10.1039/C8CP90026D

Perspective 
Spectroscopy of prospective interstellar ions and radicals isolated in para-hydrogen matrices
Masashi Tsuge, Chih-Yu Tseng and Yuan-Pern Lee
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2018, 20, 5344-5358. DOI: 10.1039/C7CP05680J

Paper 
A general method for the inclusion of radiation chemistry in astrochemical models
Christopher N. Shingledecker and Eric Herbst
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2018, 20, 5359-5367. DOI: 10.1039/C7CP05901A

Paper 
Radiation chemistry of solid acetone in the interstellar medium – a new dimension to an old problem
L. Hudson
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2018, 20, 5389-5398. DOI: 10.1039/C7CP06431D

Paper 
Dissociative ionisation of adamantane: a combined theoretical and experimental study
Alessandra Candian, Jordy Bouwman, Patrick Hemberger, Andras Bodi and Alexander G. G. M. Tielens
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2018, 20, 5399-5406. DOI: 10.1039/C7CP05957D

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