The molecular applications focus on the study of structures, photoelectron spectra, chemical bonding, chemical reactions, and materials design of neutral and anionic aluminum oxide clusters. These clusters are good model compounds to simulate the catalytic behavior of the defect sites of bulk alumina.A few well known examples of magic clusters are C60, 63 Ti8C12, 64 Au20, 65 Al13a, 66 the endohedral ... 71, 72 Their high stability is typically characterized by high symmetry in the structure, saturated electronic shell, chemical inertness, and a large energy separation between ... In recent years, the quest to assemble these stable individual cluster units into new solid state materials has gathered a lot ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Electronic Structure Studies of Semiconductor Surface Chemistry and Aluminum Oxide Cluster Chemistry|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|