An analyzing technique of the ab initio molecular dynamics simulation is proposed with the use of short-time Fourier transform (ST-FT). The ST-FT analysis demonstrates the dynamical change of the vibrational states in the simulated system. Numerical assessments are preformed for the collision reaction of the ammonia cluster ion NH4+(NH 3)2 with the ammonia monomer NH3. Spectrogram obtained by the ST-FT method, which corresponds to the time evolution of vibrational power spectra, clarifies the relationship between the vibrational states and the reaction channels such as nonreactive collision, substitution, and incorporation.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physics and Astronomy(all)
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry