Atomic clusters and nanoparticles. Agregats atomiques et nanoparticules: Les Houches Session LXXIII 2-28 July 2000

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C. Guet, P. Hobza, F. Spiegelman, F. David
Springer Science & Business Media, Jan 10, 2002 - Science - 585 pages
This book focusses on basic science, but it also addresses engineers interested in new materials. Experiments on metal clusters are reviewed in two long pedagogically written articles. The theoretical courses cover three main domains: (1) electronic properties of metallic clusters and nanostructures, (2) phases and phase changes of small systems, and (3) chemical processes in nanoscale systems. Furthermore, interested readers, researchers as well as graduate students will find articles on density functional theory, magnetic properties of clusters, and computer simulations of cluster dynamics. In addition, the book addresses chemical processes, pairing correlation effects and also biological systems.

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Excitations in Clusters
Density Functional Theory Methods Techniques and Applications
Semiclassical Approaches to Mesoscopic Systems
Pairing Correlations in Finite Fermionic Systems
Models of Metal Clusters and Quantum Dots
Theory of Cluster Magnetism
Electron Scattering on Metal Clusters and Fullerenes
Energy Landscapes
Confinement Technique for Simulating Finite ManyBody Systems
Potential Energy and Free Energy Surfaces Quantum Chemical Ab Initio and Computer Simulation Studies

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