7. Aluminium and Gallium Clusters: Metalloid Clusters and their Relationship to the Bulk Phases, to Naked Clusters and to Nanoscaled Materials

  1. Simon Aldridge and
  2. Anthony J. Downs
  1. Hansgeorg Schnöckel1 and
  2. Andreas Schnepf2

Published Online: 30 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470976548.ch7

The Group 13 Metals Aluminium, Gallium, Indium and Thallium: Chemical Patterns and Peculiarities

The Group 13 Metals Aluminium, Gallium, Indium and Thallium: Chemical Patterns and Peculiarities

How to Cite

Schnöckel, H. and Schnepf, A. (2011) Aluminium and Gallium Clusters: Metalloid Clusters and their Relationship to the Bulk Phases, to Naked Clusters and to Nanoscaled Materials, in The Group 13 Metals Aluminium, Gallium, Indium and Thallium: Chemical Patterns and Peculiarities (eds S. Aldridge and A. J. Downs), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470976548.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany

  2. 2

    Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470681916

Online ISBN: 9780470976548

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Keywords:

  • Aluminium and Gallium Clusters: Metalloid Clusters and their Relationship to the Bulk Phases, to Naked Clusters and to Nanoscaled Materials;
  • Explanations of Special Terms;
  • The Naked Al13Cluster;
  • Metalloid Al/Ga Clusters;
  • Interactions between Cluster Species within the Crystal;
  • ‘metal atom clusters’;
  • face-centred cubic (fcc);
  • electrospray ionisation (ESI);
  • density functional theory (DFT);
  • hydrogen chloride (HCl)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Explanations of Special Terms

  • The Naked Al13Cluster

  • Metalloid Al/Ga Clusters

  • Interactions between Cluster Species within the Crystal

  • Summary and Outlook

  • References