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Author Heiles, Sven, author

Title Dielectric properties of isolated clusters : beam deflection studies / Sven Heiles, Rolf Schäfer
Published New York : Springer, [2013]
©2014
Table of Contents
1.Introduction1
 References5
2.Molecular Beam Electric Field Deflection: Experimental Considerations7
2.1.Experimental Setup and Measurement Principle7
2.2.Vacuum System10
2.3.Cluster Source Design11
2.4.Deflection Unit13
2.5.Position-Sensitive Mass Spectrometry15
 References16
3.Molecular Beam Electric Field Deflection: Theoretical Description17
3.1.Particles in an Inhomogeneous Electric Field: Force and Deflection17
3.2.Quantum Chemical Prediction of Cluster Structures and Dielectric Properties22
3.2.1.Predicting Cluster Structures Using Global Optimization Techniques22
3.2.2.Quantum Chemical Predictions of the Dielectric Properties26
3.3.Rigid Rotor in a Weak Electric Field: Beam Deflection and Distribution Function32
3.4.Classical Rigid Rotor in an External Field38
3.5.Quantum Mechanical Rigid Rotor in an External Field46
3.6.Floppy Clusters54
 References56
4.Case Studies61
4.1.Molecular Clusters and Complexes62
4.2.Metal and Semiconductor Clusters (Group 14)66
4.3.Core-Shell Clusters and Nanoalloys73
 References78
5.Novel Experimental Tools81
5.1.Light Force and Near Field Interferometry82
5.2.Stark-Modulation of Neutral Molecule Trajectories87
 References94
6.Summary95
 References96
 Index99
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 100 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series SpringerBriefs in molecular science, Electrical and magnetic properties of atoms, molecules, and clusters, 2191-5407
SpringerBriefs in molecular science. Electrical and magnetic properties of atoms, molecules, and clusters.
Contents Introduction -- Molecular Beam Electric Field Deflection: Experimental Considerations -- Molecular Beam Electric Field Deflection: Theoretical Description -- Case Studies -- Novel Experimental Tools -- Summary
Summary A broad range of state-of-the-art methods to determine properties of clusters are presented. The experimental setup and underlying physical concepts of these experiments are described. Furthermore, existing theoretical models to explain the experimental observations are introduced and the possibility to deduce structural information from measurements of dielectric properties is discussed. Additional case studies are presented in the book to emphasize the possibilities but also drawbacks of the methods
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Dielectrics.
Light deflectors.
Form Electronic book
Author Schäfer, Rolf (Physical chemist), author
ISBN 9400778651
940077866X (electronic bk.)
9789400778658
9789400778665 (electronic bk.)