Questions tagged [chemistry]

{chemistry} is about typesetting chemical content.

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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: \...
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Process one .tex file before the others (chemscheme)

I am using Chemscheme to track my compound numbers (I have a different .tex file for each chapter). The numbers need to be generated sequentially for the chemistry chapter (chapter 3) of my thesis but ...
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How to make an oplus in mhchem

I would like to have an oplus and an ominus in LaTeX. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb} \usepackage[version=4]{mhchem} \begin{document} \ce{A^\oplus + A^\ominus} \end{document}
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How do I produce the text displayed on the banner of this website?

This question is for interest purposes, rather than a problem which I have to be solved. How does one produce the equations and text displayed on the banner of this website? Here is a screenshot of ...
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How do I get the right arrow with chemfig / chemsign

I have a short question about the arrow in the reaction I made with chemfig. As you can see in the picture underneath the code the arrow is just "<=>". What I need is this: How can I produce ...
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Bond > in Functional Group

I'd like to get a bond represented by >. As an example, see the table where the ketone group is represented by >C=O (nonring). Is there a better way to write that other than the following? >\ce{C=...
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Setting up a redox reaction using chemmacros

I've been trying to set up this redox reaction for quite some time now, having searched the web for answers and being unable to find them I resorted to ask in here. I'm looking for a way to modify the ...
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Adding dipole moments in chemfig

I haven't been able to find anything in chemfig for adding dipole moments to my molecules beyond creating custom arrows with tikz, which is more involved than I'd like at the moment. Is there some ...
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Resonance hybrids in chemfig

How would I best create the dotted/solid paired bond line for a resonance structure? For example, I have $ \chemfig{ C(=[:90]\lewis{1:3:, O}) (-[:210]\lewis{3:5:7:, O}) (-[:330]\lewis{1:5:7:, O}) } \...
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Type-setting quadruple bonds in LaTeX

How does one typeset quadruple bonds in LaTeX? I've tried several things: Vertically stacking equal signs, putting lines in tables, etc. Single up to tripple bonds is easy (by using the chemfig ...
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Complementary pairs of Guanine and Cytosine

I am new to TikZ and need help with drawing the following diagram of complementary pairs of Guanine and Cytosine. I am trying to do it the following way but do not know how to rotate and join the ...
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Vertical alignment of reaction mechanism

How can I align the following reaction mechanism of the Aspirin synthesis in chemfig? Code: \schemestart \definesubmol\nobond{-[2,0.2,,,draw=none]} \chembelow[5mm]{\chemfig[][scale=0.7]{HO-[:-30]@{5}...
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Ragged2e preventing proper hyphenation of long chemical names

In my thesis I use chemical names containing dashes and numbers in section titles. Additionally, each compound is numbered by using the \cmpd{} command from chemnum-package. To prevent the label from ...
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How to number chemical reaction separately from mathematical equations? [duplicate]

While writing part of my dissertation, I need to number chemical reactions separated from mathematical equations. I checked chemscheme, but it seems not what I'm looking for. I need to numbering of ...
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Drawing chemical reactions

I am trying to draw reactions like this I tried it like this \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[version=4]{mhchem} \usepackage{chemfig} \begin{document} \ce{ \chemfig{CH_3-CH (-[2]OH)-...
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Aligning arrow fo Chemical reaction and much more

My chemical reaction latex codes look like this \document[11pt]{article} \usepackage{chemfig} \begin{document} \schemestart \chemname{\chemfig{R-H}}{Alkane} \arrow(.{5.5}--){->[light,heat or ...
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How to illustrate an isomerisation mechanism with chemfig

I'd like to produce a scheme of the isomerisation mechanism of hop alpha-acids during wort boiling in beer as featured in Verzele, 1986. (Don't worry, I'll post the link for the article). I'd like to ...
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Writing Chemical Reaction?

I want to show the reaction between Sodium benzoate and soda lime to give benzene and na2co3 Here is my code \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{chemfig,chemmacros} \...
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Mhchem extension question involving chemical structure [duplicate]

Is it possible to typeset complex chemical structures such as the structure for carboxylic acid or aromatic compound using mhchem?
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Proper chemical notation in chemmacros with names

I am using chemmacros for the reaction environment and chemformula to write the reaction equation below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chemmacros} \begin{document} \begin{reaction}%improper ...
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electronegativity brackets with chemfig (?)

I've been trying to draw something like this with chemfig: Specifically I'm trying to create those red brackets around the bonds indicating that due the Oxygen's higher electronegativity, it has a ...
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LaTeX code for arrow

What is the LaTeX code for this kind of arrow: These are useful in chemical kinetics and parallel reactions... Also how to draw arrows for redox reactions? I mean those arrows above and below... (...
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How to edit scheme numbering in a list of schemes?

I'm using chemstyle to create a list of chemical schemes (within classicthesis), but it numbers the list differently from my lists of Figures and Tables. Is there a way to change, for example, 1.1 ...
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Draw vertex in middle of icosahedron

I am trying to mimic a ball-and-stick diagram where a molecule is caged in an icosahedron of other molecules. Using tkz-berg I can draw the icosahedron, using code from this SO question. How do I put ...
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Two different counters in chemnum package

Is there any possibility to use two independent counters within the chemnum package? I would like to label (by replacing the tags in my .eps file) substances in reactions and steps in catalytic cycles ...
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Latex codes for some other chemistry symbols

How can i write some of these symbols in Latex? Quadruple Bond or even 5 or 6 bonds as evident from Wikipedia articles: (Quadruple)(Quintuple)(Sextuple) Bent / Banana bonds (bonds having a curved ...
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Periodic table with electron counts in shells

Expectations I would like to make my own periodic table in LaTeX. It should (...) have a space between the orbital groups (s, p, d, f) every group should have rounded corners the different "...
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Periodic table in tikz

I have a major problem. I can't get this source code to work. Everything needed is on the page. I didn't know about copyright, so I just linked to it. I tried the source code. I got some errors. ...
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How to draw Cu-ATSM compound?

I am trying to draw the following compound in tex using chemfig but I am only getting part of it and do not know how to finish the compound. This is what I got using \documentclass{article} \...
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LibreOffice + TeXmath on Using Chemfig

With the LaTeX example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chemfig} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta} \tikzset{ elmove/.style={-{Stealth[#1]},shorten >=3pt,shorten <=2pt} } \begin{document} \...
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Displaying a Carbonate Ion with mhchem

I want to write out the formula for the aqueous carbonate ion using the mhchem package. If I write out CO3^{2-}, it looks the way it should be. (See image.) However, I want to write out: CO3^{2-}_{...
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How to wrap text around chemscheme schemes?

Is \usepackage{wrapfig} compatible with \usepackage{chemescheme}? I'm using chemescheme to number my compounds, but need to wrap the text around some schemes. Suggestions? e.g. (but this doesn't ...
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Using the mhchem and chemfig packages in conjunction

I am trying to write a chemical reaction in which I want to include a chemical structure. I am having some trouble regarding alignment and bond length. Here is a minimal working example: \...
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How can images be separated from text by a horizontal line?

I would like to arrange my text according to the style used by chemical journals such as JACS. In there, images are separated from text by a dark blue, thick line from the text (horizontal line with ...
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Annotate stoichiometric numbers below chemical reaction

I use the chemmacros packages to write chemical reactions in LaTeX, like this: \ch{CH4 + 2 O2 -> CO2 + 2 H2O} But now, I want to annotate the stoichiometric numbers below chemical reaction, as ...
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TikZ and tikzorbital: bacground and caption fill width correspondence

Current question related with my other question, TikZ and tikzorbital: problem with background. In prevous question, the problem with layers has been decided: All I need is just fill rectangle width ...
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Package for professional writing of electron configurations? [closed]

I am writing a paper that deals partly with X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS). XPS results are usually described with the respective elements and the electron configuration of the measured ...
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drawing electron configuration (high and low spin)

How does I create an image like the one shown under this text directly in the LaTeX document? I have tried with TikZ, but I can only make boxes with the arrows inside, and not exactly like the image. ...
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TikZ and tikzorbital: problem with background

It looks like tikzorbital package is not compatible with background library of basic TikZ. As you see in the picture below, just p_y displayed (do not pay attention to notations in MWE). It displays ...
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Marking state change alongside reaction in chemmacros

I am working on beamer presentations for my students to discuss chemical reactions in my classes. I am using the following syntax for \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} % ...
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Align equilibrium arrows with mhchem

I have the following code made with the mhchem package: \begin{align} \ce{CH3COOH + NaOH <=> CH3COONa + H2O} \\ \ce{H2O <=> H^{+}_{(aq)} + OH^{-}_{(aq)}} \end{align} Which ...
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Display a sequence of materials with chemical symbols

I frequently have to describe a sequence of materials in a layer stack such as the following: Ta/Cu/Ta/Cu/Co−Fe−B/MgO/Co−Fe−B/Ta/Ru/Au The dash indicates an alloy of unspecified composition. My ...
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Which chemistry package can be used for Lewis formulae and electron movement arrows?

I wanted to reproduced this set of steps for my thesis but I have no idea what package can do this. I am a newbie to latex I only started a few weeks ago.
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How to typeset Hess' Cycle in tikz-cd?

I want something like this: A B ΔH \ / (-397*2) \ / C Where the arrow points from A to C, and from B to C. How can I do ...
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Draw molecule structure with torsion angles in TikZ [closed]

I am trying to reproduce this figure in LaTeX: The packages that I have seen for annotating chemical structures do not seem to accomplish what I want (not to mention that my knowledge on chemical ...
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How can I draw these pictures in LaTeX (with TikZ)?

I want to draw these pictures with TikZ. But I can not. Please guide me in this regard.
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Upright text in math mode for chemical elements [duplicate]

I have a line as follows: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} {$d_{(O_{1}-Zn/Mg)}(\SI{}{\angstrom})$ \end{document} showing: I don't want the letters to be ...
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Do a chemical notation of an element

So, at school (outside the US) our teacher has given us this type of chemical notation: Where Ar is the relative atomic mass, Z atomic number, p protons, n neutrons. Example: UPDATE: I want to make ...
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Russian babel and chemformula

I want to write chemical formulae in a predominant german Text with a small number of russian words. For that I use babel and chemformula, but they produce a heavy conflict. My MWE: \documentclass{...
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How can I write an 1,4 glycosidic bond in Latex text?

I want to write \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, openright, twoside]{report} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{textgreek} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} %ÄÖÜß und griechische Buchstaben \...