Negative ion photoelectron spectroscopy of (benzene)n- (n = 53-124) and (toluene)n- (n = 33-139): Solvation energetics of an excess electron in size-selected aromatic hydrocarbon nanoclusters

Masaaki Mitsui, Atsushi Nakajima, Koji Kaya

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A negative ion photoelectron spectroscopic study on the solvation energies of an excess electron in the size-selected aromatic hydrocarbon nanoclusters was presented. The second solvation layer was essential for stable binding of the excess electron in these clusters. The applicability of the generalized cluster size equation was examined in the nondipolar aromatic hydrocarbon systems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9740-9749
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Dec 1


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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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