Response properties of sodium clusters within a jellium-like model with finite surface thickness

  • A. Rubio
  • L. C. Balbás
  • J. A. Alonso


The usual spherical jellium model of alkaline clusters is generalized to allow for a finite surface thickness in the positive background distribution. Static (relative stability, ionization potentials) and response properties have been calculated and the results show a better agreement with experiments.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Rubio
    • 1
  • L. C. Balbás
    • 1
  • J. A. Alonso
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Física TeóricaUniversidad de ValladolidValladolidSpain

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