On the Phase of Metal Clusters

  • J. Gspann
Conference paper

Abstract

Metal clusters of about 1,000 atoms formed in condensing flows of pure vapors are predicted to remain liquid in high vacuum since evaporation cooling essentially terminates before solidification is achieved. Radiation cooling does not contribute considerably in times comparable to the usual cluster flight times.

Keywords

Depression Argon Helium Resi Stein 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Farges, J., Feraudy, M. F. de, Raoult, B., Torchet, G.: Surf. Sci. 106, 95 (1981)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Gspann, J.: Physics of electronic and atomic collisions. Datz, S. (ed.), pp. 79–96. Amsterdam, New York, Oxford: North-Holland 1982Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Yamada, I., Stein, G. D., Usui, H., Takagi, T.: Proceedings 6th Symposium on Ion Sources and Ion Assisted Technology, Tokyo 1982, 47Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Frenkel, J.: Kinetic theory of liquids. Chap. I. London, Oxford: Univ. Press 1946Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Crawford, R. K.: Rare gas Solids. Klein, M. L., Venables, J. A. (eds.), Chap. 11. New York: Academic Press 1977Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Ross, J., Andres, R. P.: Surf. Sci. 106, 11 (1981)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Buffat, Ph., Borel, J.-P.: Phys. Rev. A13, 2287 (1976)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Kreibig, U.: J. Phys. F4, 999 (1974)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Takagi, T.: Z. Phys. D - Atoms, Molecules and Clusters 3, 271 (1986)CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Gspann
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für KernverfahrenstechnikKernforschungszentrum und Universität KarlsruheKarlsruheFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Institut für KernverfahrenstechnikUniversität KalrsruheKarlsruheKarlsruheFederal Republic of Germany

Personalised recommendations