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I want an atom model with shells but I haven't found one yet and the only software that created an atom was Cinema 4D. This software is not for beginners like me and I used a tutorial to make an atom but it was really hard until I knew how to create shells, electrons, protons and neutrons.

Does anyone know a replacement for Cinema 4D? I checked the list in Google and I found molecules which is not what I wanted to find.

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    $\begingroup$ Something like this in that picture or something in 2d if it's not possible in 3d? $\endgroup$ – wolly Dec 22 '18 at 22:24
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For $\mathrm{\LaTeX}$ users there is bohr package by Cle­mens Nieder­berger which

provides means for the creation of simple Bohr models of atoms up to the atomic number 112.

Example:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{chemmacros}
    \chemsetup{modules = all}
\usepackage{bohr}
    \setbohr{
        shell-options-add = dashed,
        shell-dist = .5em,
        insert-missing,
        atom-style={\footnotesize\sffamily\ch}
    }

\begin{document}

\bohr{}{He}
\bohr{10}{O^2-}
\bohr{18}{Ca^2+}
\bohr{30}{As^3+}

\setbohr{
    distribution-method = quantum,
    shell-options-add = {solid,red!25!},
    electron-options-set = {red!75!},
    nucleus-radius = 1.5em
}
\bohr{55}{Ce^3+}
\setbohr{
    distribution-method=periodic,
    shell-options-add = {solid,green!25!},
    electron-options-set = {green!75!},
}
\bohr{55}{Ce^3+}

\end{document}

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  • $\begingroup$ Ok but how do I use it?I tried to write in the Latex software and it showed me an error. $\endgroup$ – wolly Dec 23 '18 at 15:13
  • $\begingroup$ Do I install the package or something like that? $\endgroup$ – wolly Dec 23 '18 at 15:17
  • $\begingroup$ That's not very informative. What "Latex software" and what error? Are you sure you have necessary packages installed since they are not a part of "minimal" installation of neither TeXLive nor MiKTeX? $\endgroup$ – andselisk Dec 23 '18 at 15:17
  • $\begingroup$ File `libertinehologopatch.sty' not found. }{} $\endgroup$ – wolly Dec 23 '18 at 15:26
  • $\begingroup$ I downloaded the package from the internet.Is that how the steps work? $\endgroup$ – wolly Dec 23 '18 at 15:28

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