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Molecular dynamics study of kinetic hydrate inhibitors: The optimal inhibitor size and effect of guest species

Last update: January 29, 2019

Our paper has been published in JPCC.    Takuma Yagasaki, Masakazu Matsumoto, and Hideki Tanaka Molecular Dynamics Study of Kinetic Hydrate Inhibitors: The Optimal inhibitor Size and Effect of Guest Species. J. Phys. Chem. C 123, 1806 (2019). https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b09834   Kinetic hydrate inhibitors (KHIs) are water soluble polymers that bind to the hydrate surface and ratard crystal growth. Experimental studies have shown that small oligomres inhibit h ... [Detail]

Phase diagram of ice polymorphs under negative pressure considering the limits of mechanical stability

Last update: January 29, 2019

Our new research paper has been published.   Takahiro Matsui,   Takuma Yagasaki,   Masakazu Matsumoto, and Hideki Tanaka Phase diagram of ice polymorphs under negative pressure considering the limits of mechanical stability J. Chem. Phys. 150, 041102 (2019) DOI:10.1063/1.5083021   Although the most stable phase in the negative pressure region (in a stretched state) is a gas phase, the crystal can also exist as a metastable state. Regarding water, crystal ice XVI with l ... [Detail]

On the phase behaviors of hydrocarbon and noble gas clathrate hydrates

Last update: August 19, 2018

A paper from our group was published in J. Chem. Phys. Tanaka, H., Yagasaki, T. & Matsumoto, M. On the phase behaviors of hydrocarbon and noble gas clathrate hydrates: Dissociation pressures, phase diagram, occupancies, and equilibrium with aqueous solution. J. Chem. Phys. 149, 074502 2018). DOI: 10.1063/1.5044568 Clathrate hydrate represented by methane hydrate is a solid solution in which gas molecules and water are crystallized together. Usually, for crystals consisting of two or ... [Detail]

Phase Diagrams of TIP4P/2005, SPC/E, and TIP5P Water at High Pressure

Last update: August 9, 2018

Our paper has been published.    Yagasaki, T., Matsumoto, M. & Tanaka, H. Phase Diagrams of TIP4P/2005, SPC/E, and TIP5P Water at High Pressure. J. Phys. Chem. B 122, 7718-7725 (2018). https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b04441   Normal ice has a hexagonal crystal structure with low density and floats on liquid water. However, at high pressures above 2000 atmospheres, the crystal structure changes and its density is higher than liquid. Thus, when high pressure is ap ... [Detail]

Adsorption of Kinetic Hydrate Inhibitors on Growing Surfaces: A Molecular Dynamics Study

Last update: June 14, 2018

Our paper has been published.    Yagasaki, T.; Matsumoto, M.; Tanaka, H., Adsorption of Kinetic Hydrate Inhibitors on Growing Surfaces: A Molecular Dynamics Study. J. Phys. Chem. B 2018, 122, 3396-3406.    https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b10356     [Detail]

On the Thermodynamic Stability of Clathrate Hydrates VI: Complete Phase Diagram

Last update: May 28, 2018

Our paper has been published.    H. Tanaka, T. Yagasaki, and M. Matsumoto, J. Phys. Chem. B 122, 297 (2018).   A theoretical methodology for calculation of the thermodynamic stability of methane hydrate in temperature-pressure-composition space is presented in this paper.    http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b10581     [Detail]

GenIce: Hydrogen-Disordered Ice Generator

Last update: May 28, 2018

Our paper has been published.    M. Matsumoto, T. Yagasaki, and H. Tanaka, J. Comput. Chem. 39, 61 (2018).   GenIce is a tool to generate structures of various ice and clathrate hydrates.   http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jcc.25077/full     [Detail]

Hypothetical ultralow-density ice polymorphs

Last update: March 1, 2018

Our paper has been published.    T. Matsui, M. Hirata, T. Yagasaki, M. Matsumoto, and H. Tanaka, J. Chem. Phys. 147, 091101 (2017).    Okayama University Press Release (Sep. 8, 2017) American Institute of Physics Press Release "Aeroices: Newly Discovered Ultralow-Density Ice" (Sep. 7, 2017) [Detail]

Phase Diagram of TIP4P/2005 Water at High Pressure

Last update: May 28, 2018

Our paper has been published in Langmuir.       Hirata, M; Yagasaki, T.; Matsumoto, M.; Tanaka, H. Phase Diagram of TIP4P/2005 Water at High Pressure. Langmuir DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b01764 (2017).    [Detail]

Formation of Clathrate Hydrates of Water-Soluble Guest Molecules

Last update: May 28, 2018

Formation of Clathrate Hydrates of Water-Soluble Guest Molecules Our paper has been published in J. Phys. Chem. C.  Yagasaki, T.; Matsumoto, M.; Tanaka, H. Formation of Clathrate Hydrates of Water-Soluble Guest Molecules. J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 21512 (2016). [Detail]

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