Building nanotubes models with SAMSON

In this quick tutorial, you will learn how to easily generate nanotube models within SAMSON. Nanotube creator First, make sure you have the Nanotube creator SAMSON Element that you can find on SAMSON Connect: If you need help with installing new SAMSON Elements to your SAMSON installation, please visit this page. If you need help with installing SAMSON itself, please visit this page. Note: you can check whether you have this SAMSON Element in at least three different ways: In…

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SAMSON 0.7.0 is available on Windows, Linux and Mac!

We are proud to announce that SAMSON 0.7.0 is now available on Windows, Linux and Mac! SAMSON 0.7.0 has tons of new features and improvements, both in its core and through SAMSON Elements, so here’s an overview. Python scripting Here it is: Python scripting is now available! Most of the SAMSON API is exposed in Python, and a Jupyter console embedded in SAMSON allows you to create models and run simulations, generate movies, perform analysis and reporting, etc., directly from…

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What’s coming up next

As SAMSON 0.7.0 is approaching, we would like to highlight a few upcoming features that we feel are bringing us a little closer to our vision of a federating platform for computational nanoscience. Python scripting Python scripting is coming to SAMSON 0.7.0, and we are (very) excited about it. Most of the SAMSON API is now exposed in Python, and this will allow you to create models and run simulations, generate movies, perform analysis and reporting, etc., directly from scripts.…

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Sixteen step-by-step tutorials from SAMSON School 2017

SAMSON School 2017 is now over, and this year sixteen lectures had accompanying written step-by-step tutorials! Feel free to follow the links below to learn how to install and use SAMSON, as well as develop your own SAMSON Elements and share them on SAMSON Connect: Users program Installing SAMSON We introduce the Users program of the SAMSON School and SAMSON, the software platform for computational nanoscience. We highlight the need for an integrated platform able to combine diverse domains of…

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Snapping, cloning and extracting with selection editors

The new version of selection editors now includes the possibility of snapping to atoms and nodes, as well as cloning and extracting structural nodes. Selection editors (point, lasso and rectangle selection) can be found in the editors toolbar and the Edit menu:   Activate snapping by clicking twice a selection editor (or use the corresponding shortcut twice):   Snapping to atoms helps achieve precise positioning:   You may also snap to entire nodes:   For example, choose the “Structural models”…

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Two weeks left before SAMSON School 2017

There are only two weeks left before SAMSON School 2017, which will take place next to Lyon, France’s third largest city, from June 19 to June 23. The SAMSON School is split into two independent parts, and you can register to either part, or both of them: The Users program from Monday 19 at 10:30 am to Wednesday 21 at 2pm The Developers program from Wednesday 21 at 10:30 am to Friday 23 at 2pm The Full program from Monday 19…

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SAMSON 0.6.0 is available on Windows, Linux and Mac!

Dear all, After almost a year of hard work since the previous release, we are proud to announce that SAMSON 0.6.0 is now available for Windows, Linux and Mac, and can be obtained from SAMSON Connect at https://www.samson-connect.net ! Here’s an overview of some of the most prominent new features of the core of SAMSON (separate posts will cover new SAMSON Elements): Proxy configuration SAMSON needs to reach the SAMSON Connect website during installation, and when installing and removing SAMSON Elements.…

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