The European Physical Journal D

, Volume 43, Issue 1–3, pp 5–6 | Cite as

The power of the small

  • R. S. BerryEmail author
Structure and Thermodynamics of Free Clusters


We review some of the ways clusters offer special kinds of insights both into properties of bulk matter and properties unique to small systems. We then survey some of the tantalizing open questions that lie ahead in cluster science.


36.40.-c Atomic and molecular clusters 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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