Metal Clusters and Nanoalloys

From Modeling to Applications

ISBN: 978-1-4614-3267-8 (Print) 978-1-4614-3643-0 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Recent Advances in High Resolution Electron Microscopy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-26

      Experimental and Simulated Electron Microscopy in the Study of Metal Nanostructures

  3. Electron Structure, Optics, and Magnetism

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 27-27

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 29-79

      Density-Functional Theory of Free and Supported Metal Nanoclusters and Nanoalloys

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 81-103

      Closed-Shell Metal Clusters

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 105-157

      Optical Properties of Metal Nanoclusters from an Atomistic Point of View

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 159-191

      Spin-Fluctuation Theory of Cluster Magnetism

  4. Thermodynamics and Kinetics Using Semi-Empirical Approaches

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

    2. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 195-214

      Global Optimization of Free and Supported Clusters

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 215-241

      Structure and Chemical Ordering in Nanoalloys: Toward Nanoalloy Phase Diagrams

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 243-273

      Modelling Janus Nanoparticles

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 275-304

      Modeling of Protected Nanoparticles

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 305-350

      Thermodynamic Modeling of Metallic Nanoclusters

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 351-358