Document Type

Article

Journal or Conference Title

Journal of Chemical Physics

ISSN

0021-9606

Volume

113

Issue

17

First Page

7204

Last Page

7210

Publication Date

2000

Department

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Abstract

A simple, semiempirical model that includes many-body polarization is used to study the ground and excited stateproperties of Ar+N clusters (N=3–23) at 80 K. For purposes of comparison, a model that does not include many-body polarization is used to study clusters with N=3–27.Monte Carlo simulations are used to calculate the average properties of these clusters. The model is similar to one previously used to study argon cation clusters without many-body polarization. The photoabsorptionspectrum is in good agreement with experiment; in particular, the photoabsorptionspectra for cluster sizes 4–10 do not show the blueshift that is seen with models that do not include many-body polarization.

Rights

Copyright © 2000 American Institute of Physics. All rights reserved.

Publisher Statement

This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and AIP Publishing. The following article appeared in Gascon, J. A., & Hall, R. W. (2000). Photoabsorption spectra of argon cation clusters: Monte Carlo simulations using many-body polarization. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 113(17), 7204-7210 and may be found at https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.1312825.

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