• Microclusters as superatoms for developing new materials

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      Magic clusters; superatoms; fullerenes; cluster materials; electronic structure; cluster abundance

    • Abstract

       

      With the discovery of solid C60, efforts are being made to develop new clusters and molecules which could be assembled to form new materials. Here we present some recent developments in this direction and discuss bonding in such materials.

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      Vijay Kumar1

      1. Materials Science Division, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam - 603 102, India
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