The European Physical Journal D

, Volume 52, Issue 1–3, pp 39–42 | Cite as

Structural, energetic, and electronic properties of Sin, Gen, and SinGen clusters

  • H. ur Rehman
  • M. Springborg
  • Y. Dong
Structure and Thermodynamics of Free Clusters


Results of a theoretical study of the properties of Sin, Gen, and SinGen clusters are presented. An approximate density-functional method in combination with genetic algorithms have been used in an unbiased determination of the structures of the lowest total energy. The resulting structural, energetic, and electronic properties are analysed and compared with each other for the different systems.


36.40.Cg Electronic and magnetic properties of clusters 36.40.Qv Stability and fragmentation of clusters 61.46.Bc Structure of clusters 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, University of SaarlandSaarbrückenGermany

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