Questions tagged [chemistry]

{chemistry} is about typesetting chemical content.

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ChemFig, Beamer, and Uncover

I want to utilize beamer's \uncover command within ChemFig's reaction scheme environment, i.e.: \schemestart \chemname[-1ex]{\chemfig[][scale=1]{*5(-=(-=[:-60]O)-O-=)}}{Furfural} \uncover<...
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redox reactions with arrows and enumeration using chemmacros

I'm using the chemmacros package and I'd like to have a counter on the left of the following equation: I've tried using the \begin{reactions} command but I only get this: I can't figure out how to ...
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XyMTeX problem with for French

I want to use XyMTeX to draw some chemical structrures, but because I am French, I need to add \usepackage[francais]{babel} in order to be able to use accents. My problem is that with this package, my ...
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window and experimental environment from chemmacros - compatibility?

I am having a problem with the formatting of the experimental part of my chemistry thesis. I describe the synthesis and the spectroscopic values of a molecule to wrap around a small graphic ...
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How to make some chemformula bonds bold?

I'm making an IR wavenumber table. One of the bonds is the C-H of an alkyne, and I want to emphasize the C-H bond only. I tried to make just the C-H bond bold, keeping the triple bond untouched. There'...
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Aligning molecule name within a reaction using chemname

I want to align the chemical names of my components without moving the structure. Does someone have an idea how that works? \schemedebug{true} \schemestart \setcrambond{2pt}{}{} \chemname{\chemfig{H-[...
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Radicals, radical ion and friends in chemfig (again)

I read many related questions but could not find the solution for this (apparently simple) problem on which I spent too much time. Starting from the code used Radical ions with chemfig I tried to draw ...
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Superscript in upper left to denote isotope in LaTeX [duplicate]

I am trying to denote a 28Si isotope. I used $^{28}Si$. In the output, the chemical symbol is in italics, also there is an unnecessary space between the symbol and the nucleon number. How do I get ...
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Atomic Structure in LaTeX

I used the bohr package to draw the atomic structure of silicon atom. Is it possible that the outer 4 electrons appears distributed symmetrically (left, right, top, bottom). How to show only Si-core ...
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How to produce this Aufbau/Hund diagram in LaTeX?

How to produce this Aufbau/Hund diagram in LaTeX? I would prefer Chemfig, but TikZ seems a better fit.
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Maths mode with chemmacros

I am a beginner with chemmacros and I have a problem during the compilation when I want to use greek letters inside the \ch{} command. Here is an example: \ch{\Delta E=h.\nu} A solution is to write ...
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Isotopes module with chemmacros [closed]

I'm trying to use the Isotopes module in chemmacrospackage but it doesn't work. My preamble has: \usepackage{chemmacros} and my documment itself: \isotope{28,Si}. I'm using the version 5.7a of ...
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How to reduce the spacing in chemical symbols?

Currently, if want to write a chemical symbol, for example, ${}^{239}Np$, this is what I type in: {}^{239}Np. The result: But it looks bad, I feel as if the "N" and "p" should be closer, or a ...
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Draw Inductive effect bond

I want to draw Inductive effect on the bond of molecular. What is the code if I use ChemFig? Thank you.
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How can I put a value to the right of a chemical equation? [duplicate]

I am trying to figure out how to put a value (e.g. ∆H>0 or E_cell=1.10 V) to the right of a chemical equation. For example \ce{Cu ^{2+}(aq) + Zn(s) -> Cu(s) + Zn^{2+} (aq) E_{cell}^\standardstate ...
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Chemistry: Experimental page with Chemfig, tikz, chemnum

I'm currently writing my Master Thesis in Organic chemistry. Since this is uncomfortable in word having many graphics and numbering I figured Latex would be best. Yesterday I discovered chemfig and ...
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chemfig - Redox semi-reaction

It is possible write the two redox half-reactions inside a brace, so as to obtain a thing as in this figure? I'm using chemfig package
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Document font instead of math font in chemical formula (mhchem package)

I would like to write all chemical formulas in my document using the mhchem package which facilitates the use of the document font. It works quite nicely so far, but it fails for the letter "x". This ...
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chemical reactions: equilibrated reversible step symbol

I have no idea how to write this equilibrated reversible step of a surface reaction: . Is there a circled leftright harpoon in some package? or, how can I put that tiny circle in the middle of the ...
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Chemical reaction scheme with loop

I'm trying to produce the scheme in the figure on latex, so far my attempts are abortive. I've added here what I have so far using the chemfig package: \schemestart A \arrow{->[$k_{on}$]} B \...
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Formatting redox reactions with chemmacros and mhchem; arrows aren't drawn correctly

I'm using the chemmacros package to format redox reactions using its redox module to get the nice arrows that indicate which atoms are changing oxidation state as illustrated in the package manual. I ...
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Cyclo-hexane Newman projection

How can i draw this projection? I'm already using chemfig, so i prefer a solution with it. edit: as requested, here is my mwe \documentclass[preview,border=1pt]{standalone} \usepackage{chemmacros} \...
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\frac not working

I'm new here so bear with me if I don't catch on to something immediately. I'm trying to write some script for some copyediting I'm doing and it automatically converts the code into the format once ...
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Aligning labelled reactions in mhchem

Okay, i have asked this question a long time ago before, but i never got it solved, so i will try my luck again. I have the following code. \documentclass{report} \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} %...
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What is the suitable package to write a chemical chain reaction?

I want to know the suitable package for and example of realization.
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Is it possible to explicitly declare compound labels in the package chemnum?

Is there a command in the chemnum package that allows labels for a compound to be explicitly defined (for example, if I explicitly wanted a compound to be called A3 or another string), similar to the ...
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Is there a way to show Reaction instead of Equation when referring to an equation?

I'm writing a thesis in which I have both equations and chemical reactions. I was wondering if it can be changed something in equations referencing, so that when you refer to one of them that is a ...
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How to make bpchem/auto-pst-pdf work with hyperref? [closed]

I'm using the bpchem package along with the auto-pst-pdf package to do molecules numbering in .eps chemdraw files (as well as in the bulk document) and I noticed that it does not work when the ...
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Drawing chemical structure - newman projections

I'm trying to create a figure showing some different possible chemical structures of the butane molecule in the form of the right most diagrams in the below image and I'd like to know the best way to ...
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How to write chemical formulas in the title field of .bib file?

Some publications have a chemical formula in the title string. Journals use very different workarounds to export .bib files for these articles on their website. Some are able to create complicate ...
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mis-aligned chemical names

I am using \chemfig for writing chemical symbols, but those symbols they are misaligned with the rest of the text. Is there a package that I should add? \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage[...
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Displaying chemical structure using chemfig in web browser

I have searched for an answer, but I don't find an answer neither on Google nor here. Is it possible to use chemfig for displaying chemical structure in a website, like it is possible to use the ...
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Down arrow with many lines using mhchem package

I am using mhchem package for a chemistry chapter in my document. I have a section in which there is a down arrow with many lines, as shown in image below. The code for this that I've wrote so ...
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Indentation for floatfoot command

I am using a variety of footnote commands for my thesis: \bibnote to add numerical footnotes to text. The note should appear both on the same page (as a footnote) and in the bibliography (as an ...
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How to use MOdiagram for d-orbital splitting?

I've been trying to use the package MOdiagram to simply draw the orbital diagram of one atom, but I have the problem that MOdiagram (as far as I know) only allows you to input s, p, d, and f orbitals, ...
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Moving a misplaced title underneath its chemical structure in chemfig?

I can't seem to get the benzopinacol name under its specific molecule, the one circled in blue. Is there any way to fix this? This is not only my first time using LaTeX but also my first time coding....
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How to represent a chemical reaction network

What is the simplest way to represent a reaction network using LaTeX? An example of a reaction network is shown below:
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Aligning chemical elements in a reaction equation

As pictures tell the issue better than I could I'm just gonna insert a screenshot of the problem right off the bat. My problem is concerning the undesired whitespace between the second column of five ...
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Using Eulervm font with chemformula package

I want to see how various chemical equations look using the euler or eulervm font, but I can't seem to figure out how to do it (or if it's even possible). The documentation for chemformula indicates ...
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How can I write underset tag properly in the reaction?

I am using mhchem package for writing chemical reactions in my blog. How shall I use the underset tag properly so that the text hydrogen ion will come just below the product? Code I have tried is ...
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Chemical numbering

The XyMTeX package defines the environment XyMcompd{name} that results in a counter \cref{name} pointing to the compound "name". I would like to know what are the basic steps for this macro \cref and ...
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How do you draw a dative bond with chemfig?

How do you draw a dative / coordinate bond with chemfig? I would like to have the bond to appear as an arrow.
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Looking for help of Chemfig professional to draw a complex molecule

Can someone help me with the complex drawing of iron(II) protoporphyrin IX using chemfig or else? I know this is a bad question but this exceeds my skills by far (i just began using this package) and ...
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mhchem doesn't work in equations properly [closed]

From what I understand (page 11 in mhchem documentation), this MWE should be ok \documentclass{report} \usepackage[version=4]{mhchem} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align*} ...
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Typesetting “Na(+)/Cl(-)-dependent”

\documentclass[border=20pt]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \begin{document} Na\textsuperscript{+}/Cl\textsuperscript{-}-dependent \end{document} I don't really like the ...
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Chemmacros: Environments reaction and experimental undefined

I get the following errors and have no idea, why. I just updated all my packages. I am using MikTeX 2.9 on Windows 7 and TeXmaker 4.3. Just spent like an hour searching for an answer and didn't get ...
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Subscript in molecule over reaction arrow

I am writing a report that requires chemical reactions to be numbered and have used the following code to do so: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{chemformula} \...
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How to draw a small benzene ring symbol in an inline chemical formula?

I need to type an inline chemical formula such as HO-(C=O)-(Benzene)-(C=O)-OH. Is there a way I could insert a small benzene symbol (something compact, without using tikzpicture environment, \...
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Is there a package for XYZ-files for chemical use in LaTeX?

Is there a magic tool for LaTeX to create figures from XYZ-Files? Since I don't know which package I should use for it, my MWE is, well, minimal: \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \begin{...
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Chemfig – Charges in skeletal formulas

I’m trying to write a reaction mechanism but there’s a problem. If I want to add charges to ”invisible“ C-Atoms, the skeletal formula get’s broken (see right molecule). Here is a minimal example: \...