# Small can be different

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## Abstract

Theoretical investigations of size evolutionary patterns for multiply charged anionic metal clusters and solvation of sodium in water clusters are discussed. For Na _{ N } ^{ Z- } clusters, energetic stability and electron decay channels are determined. Formation of a “surface Rydberg-like state” in Na(H_{2}O)_{ N }, correlating with calculated and measured ionization potentials, is analyzed.

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