Molecular Dynamics Simulations

The molecular dynamics engine in MW simulates the motion of atoms and molecules by calculating the interaction forces among them (including bonded and non-bonded interactions) and then predicting their movement using Newton's equation of motion (see this article for more information). The following demo simulations require Java to run. If they don't run, check your browser setting to make sure that you enable Java. The initial loading may take a while.

Gas molecules

A Buckyball smashing into a crystal