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Title: Measuring Complementary Electronic Structure Properties of both Deposited and Gas Phase Clusters using STM, UPS, and PES: Size-Selected Clusters on Surfaces

In this project, we studied size-selected cluster interactions with surfaces, with other clusters on surfaces, and with external stimuli. These studies focused on mobility as a function of cluster size, surface morphologies as a function of composition and coverage, ion-induced modification and reactivity of clusters as a function of composition, the structural evolution of cluster cuboids culminating in the characterization of theoretically-predicted “baby crystal” clusters, and unusual fractal pattern formation due to deposition.
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Technical Report
Research Org:
Johns Hopkins University
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USDOE; USDOE SC Office of Basic Energy Sciences (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE Clusters, Electronic Properties, STM, PES