Metal-insulator segregation in lithium rich Li[sub n]H[sup +, sub m] clusters

Antoine, R.; Dugourd, Ph.; Rayane, D.; Benichou, E.; Broyer, M.
August 1997
Journal of Chemical Physics;8/15/1997, Vol. 107 Issue 7, p2664
Academic Journal
Studies the metallicity of lithium rich Li[sub n]H[sub m, sup +] cluster ions by measuring unimolecular dissociation rates. Decomposition of the cluster ions by evaporation of a Li atom or a Li[sub 2] molecule; Metal cluster characteristics of the evaporative rates of mixed clusters.


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