# Ion-induced dipole H−n clusters

@article{Sapse1979IoninducedDH, title={Ion-induced dipole H−n clusters}, author={Anne Marie Sapse and M. T. Rayez-Meaume and Jean Claude Rayez and L. J. Massa}, journal={Nature}, year={1979}, volume={278}, pages={332-333} }

THERE has long been an interest in the study of ion-induced dipole clusters of the type H+n (n, odd integer). These positive clusters may be present in gaseous nebulae1,2, and Clampitt and Gowland3 have discovered in mass spectrometer experiments such H+n ions for 3≤n(odd)≤99. The ions are very weakly bound because of the nature of the ion-induced dipole forces involved, and thus must be produced at low temperatures. In these experiments a layer of hydrogen gas is deposited on a metal surface… Expand

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Odd and even numbered hydrogen ion clusters

- Chemistry
- Nature
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Since the suggestion that hydrogen ion clusters of the type H+n may be present in gaseous nebulae1,2 and interstellar space3,4 and the early experiments of Clampitt and Gowland5, who discovered such… Expand

Ion induced dipole clusters H(n)- (3 ≤ n-odd ≤ 13): density functional theory calculations of structure and energy.

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The quantum structure of anionic hydrogen clusters.

- Chemistry, Medicine
- The Journal of chemical physics
- 2018

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- Medicine, Physics
- The Journal of chemical physics
- 2019

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- 2017

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- Chemistry
- 1983

Abstract Ab initio SCF and CI calculations have been carried out for H n + and H n − ( n = 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13) clusters with a double-zeta plus polarization basis set. The stabilization energy of… Expand

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- Physics
- 2020

Abstract The possible geometries of the anionic hydrogen clusters H n - 3 ≤ n o d d ≤ 11 have been investigated. The equilibrium ground state structures have been obtained at the coupled-cluster… Expand

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- Chemistry
- 1991

Abstract The results of some ab initio valence bond calculations with 1s basis sets are reported for the anion H − 5 as H 2 ⋯H − ⋯H 2 . Both single-zeta and double-zeta calculations have been… Expand

Theoretical study of the H3− cluster

- Physics
- 1981

Calculations at the ab initio level with an extended basis set including polarization functions have been performed in order to study the possible existence of ion–induced dipole clusters like H3− in… Expand

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- Chemistry
- 1981

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