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Atomic and Nuclear Clusters

Proceedings of the Second International Conference at Santorini, Greece, June 28 – July 2, 1993

Anagostatos, G.S., Oertzen, W.v. (Eds.)

Some contributions to this book originally appeared in the journals Zeitschrift für Physik A, Volume 349, Number 3/4 and Zeitschrift für Physik D, Volume 31, Numbers 3 and 4

Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1995, XXVI, 317 pp. 225 figs.

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The subject of clusters - small aggregates of particles - is a topic of primary interest in both atomic and nuclear physics, and also in other fields such as the quark-structures of baryons and cosmology. The interplay between atomic and nuclear physics is a particularly fascinating one because many concepts are common to both fields (quantal effects, shells, geometric structures, collective modes, fission, etc.). These proceedings contain a wealth of papers illustrating the interdisciplinary role of cluster physics. Some of them are reprinted from Zeitschrift für Physik A and D.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Atomic cluster - Baryon - Nuclear Cluster - Quark - Quark-Structure - cluster - particles

Related subjects » Astronomy, Observations and Techniques - Astrophysics and Astroparticles - Atomic, Molecular, Optical & Plasma Physics - Particle and Nuclear Physics

Table of contents 

Opening Address: Please, Keep Beauty Alive.- I Papers Presented Orally (in conference order).- A Survey of Alpha-Clustering.- Oscillations of Finite Quantal Fermi Systems.- Clustering Aspects of Nuclei with Octupole and Superdeformation.- Electronic Shells and Supershells in Large Trivalent Metal Clusters.- Optical Response and Shapes of Charged Sodium Clusters; An Analogue of the Nuclear Giant Dipole Response.- The Giant Dipole Resonance Photons and the Shapes of Hot Er and Sn Nuclei.- RPA in Nuclei and Metal Clusters.- Optical Response of Bimetallic LixNa8?x(0 ? x ? 8) and of Doped Na8Zn Clusters.- Clustering States in the 62Ni(58Ni, 58Ni)62Ni Reaction.- Nuclear Clusters and Nuclear Molecules.- Collisional Process Involving Atomic Cluster Ions.- Fragmentation of Gold Clusters Stored in a Penning Trap.- Binary Nuclear Molecules of an ?-Particle and a Heavier Cluster.- Electronic Structure and Properties of Designer Clusters and Cluster-Assemblies.- Nuclear Clustering Aspects in Astrophysics.- Alpha Clustering and the Stellar Nucleosynthesis of Carbon.- The Optical Response of Anionic Alkali Metal Clusters.- Alpha Chain States in 4N-Nuclei.- Many-Particle Decays of ?-Chain Structures in 24Mg.- Linear ?-Chain States in Nuclei.- Energetics of the Fission Process.- Fission of Highly Charged Alkali Metal Clusters.- Multi-dimensional Tunneling and Nuclear Fission Process.- The Cl?NH3, Cl?H2O, F?NH3 and F?H2O Clusters and Their Photoelectron Spectra.- Nonlinear Approach in the ?-Cluster Model.- Spectroscopy of Microclusters in Superfluid Helium.- Effects of the Cluster Surface on the Electronic Shell Structure: Faceting, Roughness and Softness.- Free Clusters of Copper Atoms: A Study of Structural Size Effects.- Very Neutron-Rich Exotic Nuclei.- Clustering Aspects of Light Exotic Nuclei.- Neutron-Rich Nuclei Studied with AMD.- Ionic Hydrogen Clusters: Structure and Fragmentation.- Statistical Multifragmentation.- Probing the Structure and Dynamics of Cage-Like Clusters: From Water to Met-Cars.- Water Clusters: The (H2O)64 Case.- Superconductivity in Fullerenes: Buckyballs.- Synthesis of C60 Atomic Clusters and Magnetization Studies of Superconducting Rb3C60.- Xe+-Ion Capture by Neutral Ar and Ne Clusters.- Higher Nodal ?-Cluster Band in 40Ca.- Nuclear Structure Effects in Cluster Radioactivity.- Spontaneous Emission of 14C Clusters from A = 221 Nuclei.- 14C Cluster Emission: A Tool for the Study of Nuclear Structures.- Summary of the Conference.- II Contributions/Posters (in alphabetical order).- Possible Water Cluster Formation by Dilution and Succussions.- The Quadrupole Moment of the Neutron-Halo Nucleus 11Li.- Time-Dependent Schrödinger Approach to Sub-barrier Fission.- The Semimicroscopic Algebraic Cluster Model of Atomic Nuclei.- Some Predictions of New Spontaneous Cluster Emitters and Mechanism of Cluster Decay.- On the Localization of Electrons and Holes in Hgn and Rare-Gas Clusters.- Fission Barriers for NaN2+ Cluster Dissociation.- Theoretical Calculations of the Relative Stability of Li6 Isomers.- Van der Waals Adducts: Spectroscopy and Reactivity of Styrenes Clustered with Various Molecules.- Ground State Systematics of Spheroidally Deformed Sodium Clusters in the Jellium Model.- Parametrization of the Effective Potential in Sodium Clusters.- Elastic ?+28Si Scattering — Thick Target Measurements and Results.- Weak Coupling in the Upper Part of the sd-Shell and ?-Clustering in 38Ar.- Properties of 8Be and 12C Deduced from the Folding-Potential Model.- Similarities in Shell Structure Calculation of Atomic Clusters and Nuclei.- Vibrating Potential Model for Giant Resonances in Deformed Metal Clusters and Atomic Nuclei.- A Hollow-Cathode Plasma Sputter Source for Production of Metal Cluster Beams.- Symmetrized Harmonic Oscillator SU3 States for Multi-cluster Systems.- Search for Cluster Decay of 114Ba.- Cluster Preformation in Closed- and Mid-shell Nuclei.- The Breakup of 24Mg into 18O and 8Be.- Variational Approach to Metal Cluster Dynamics.- Dipole Excitation of Na Clusters with a Non-local Energy Density.- Experimental Investigation on Carbon Cluster Structure.- Coexistence of ?-Clustering and Shell Structure in 40Ca.- Phonon Density of States in Nano-Clusters.- Charge Transfer and Radical Ion Formation in Fullerene Solution.- On the Electronic Shell Structure of Metallic Spheres and Circular Discs.- Absolute Alpha-Decay Width of 212Po in a Mixed Shell-and-Cluster Model.- Microscopic Multicluster Description of Neutron Halos.- Atomic Shell Structures Observed in Photoionization Spectra of Nickel and Cobalt Clusters.- Molecular Dynamics Study of A18B Lennard-Jones Clusters.- The Competition Between Cluster and Constituent Multiparticle Emission as a Means to Identify the Reaction Mechanism.- Core-Excited ?-Cluster Structure in 44Ti.- Laser Induced-Ion Enhanced Binary Nucleation in Vapors.- Nuclear Clusters in Dissipative Medium.- Monopole and Quadrupole Incompressibility of the Hydrogen Atom Using Deformed Oscillation Trial Wave Functions.- Conference Programme.

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