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Author Mariscal, Marcelo Mario.

Title Metal clusters and nanoalloys : from modeling to applications / Marcelo Mario Mariscal, Oscar Alejandro Oviedo, Ezequiel Pedro Marcos Leiva
Published New York, NY : Springer, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Series Nanostructure science and technology, 1571-5744
Nanostructure science and technology.
Contents Part 1. Recent Advances in High Resolution Electron Microscopy -- Experimental and Simulated Electron Microscopy in the Study of Metal Nanostructures / Sergio Mejía-Rosales and Miguel José-Yacamán -- Part 2. Electron Structure, Optics, and Magnetism -- Density-Functional Theory of Free and Supported Metal Nanoclusters and Nanoalloys / Alessandro Fortunelli and Giovanni Barcaro -- Closed-Shell Metal Clusters / René Fournier and Satya Bulusu -- Optical Properties of Metal Nanoclusters from an Atomistic Point of View / Christian F.A. Negre and Cristián G. Sánchez -- Spin-Fluctuation Theory of Cluster Magnetism / R. Garibay-Alonso, J. Dorantes-Dávila and G.M. Pastor -- Part 3. Thermodynamics and Kinetics Using Semi-Empirical Approaches -- Global Optimization of Free and Supported Clusters / Riccardo Ferrando -- Structure and Chemical Ordering in Nanoalloys: Toward Nanoalloy Phase Diagrams / Christine Mottet -- Modelling Janus Nanoparticles / Francesca Baletto -- Modeling of Protected Nanoparticles / Jimena A. Olmos-Asar and Marcelo M. Mariscal -- Thermodynamic Modeling of Metallic Nanoclusters / Oscar A. Oviedo and Ezequiel P.M. Leiva
Summary Metallic nanoparticles hold promise for their potential applications in a wide array of disciplines ranging from materials science to medicine. This book brings the power of theoretical methods to an audience of experimentalists, and explicates the simulation of metallic clusters and nanoparticles. It begins with a summary of the current state of research on metallic nanoparticles, then moves on to the current state of the art in theory of metallic nanoparticldes, and then explains why and how these tools help experimentalists. Contributions are provided by renowned experts in the field from across the world
Analysis Catalysis
Nanotechnology
Materials
Materials Science
Metallic Materials
Energy Storage
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Metal clusters.
Nanoparticles.
Form Electronic book
Author Oviedo, Oscar Alejandro.
Leiva, Ezequiel Pedro Marcos.
ISBN 1461436435 (electronic bk.)
9781461436430 (electronic bk.)