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Announcements/Updates

We are moving to Yale University in January 2018! The Hammes-Schiffer group will be relocating to Yale University in January 2018. During this time period the site might be experiencing short outages.

September 13, 2017: Downloads page was updated (pcet-5 and grid codes added).

PCET-related Meetings

PCET 2018
The 3rd International Conference on Proton Coupled Electron Transfer will be held June 10–14, 2018 in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, USA.

Electron Donor-Acceptor Interactions
Gordon Research Conference
August 5-10, 2018, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI, USA.

Welcome to webPCET!

This site is devoted to the wonderful and exciting world of Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer (PCET). PCET reactions are ubiquitous and play a critical role in a variety of chemical and biological processes including photosynthesis and respiration.

In addition to providing general information on PCET and PCET-related research, this site includes a Java application server containing Java servlets that illustrate the theoretical concepts of PCET. The application server is powered by Apache Tomcat 5.5 servlet container and Wolfram webMathematica 3 and requires a web browser with Javascript and Java enabled (no Wolfram Mathematica is required on the client side). Access to this server is restricted to registered users only, but the registration is free and unlimited.

The site is maintained by the Hammes-Schiffer Group in the Department of Chemistry at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The creation and maintenance of this web site is supported by the National Science Foundation for POWERING THE PLANET: A Chemical Bonding Center in the Direct Conversion of Sunlight into Chemical Fuel.

How to reference webPCET

If you use webPCET resources in your research, we would appreciate your referencing the site and one of our general reviews in your published work. The standard citation would be:

webPCET Application Server, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, http://webpcet.scs.uiuc.edu (2009)
S. Hammes-Schiffer and A. V. Soudackov, J. Phys. Chem. B 112, 14108-14123 (2008)