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Structure of Alkali Metal Ionic Clusters

Sen, P and Rao, CNR and Thomas, JM (1986) Structure of Alkali Metal Ionic Clusters. In: Journal of Molecular Structure, 146 . pp. 171-174.

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Abstract

Quantum mechanical calculations show that alkali metal ionic clusters of the type $M_4^{3+}$ have the tetrahedral structure, the stability varying as $Na_4^{3+} > K_4^{3+} > Rb_4^{3+}$. Raman spectroscopy has been employed to establish the tetrahedral structure of $Na_4^{3+}$.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright to this article belongs to Elsevier.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2008
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:46
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/14696

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