Observation of the Bose Peak in NanometerSized Liquid Water Clusters using Terahertz Spectroscopy

  • Joel Boyd
  • Ari Briskman
  • Vicki Colvin
  • Daniel Mittleman
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Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 66)


We report the first observation of the disorder-induced Bose peak in nanometersized liquid water pools. The size-dependent properties of the peak permit us to rule out Rayleigh scattering as a possible mechanism for the formation of this ubiquitous feature of amorphous materials.


Bulk Liquid Water Pool Glassy Material Ubiquitous Feature Terahertz Spectroscopy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joel Boyd
    • 1
  • Ari Briskman
    • 1
  • Vicki Colvin
    • 1
  • Daniel Mittleman
    • 2
  1. 1.Chemistry Dept.Rice UniversityHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept.Rice UniversityHoustonUSA

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