Friday, February 26, 2016

How metal clusters grow

First the nucleus, then the shell: Scientists have studied stepwise formation of metal clusters, smallest fractions of metals in molecular form. The shell gradually forms around the inner atom rather than by later inclusion of the central atom. Knowledge of all development steps may allow for customized optoelectronic and magnetic properties.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1QkFKkm
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