Benzene cluster ions are particularly stable with respect to evaporative decay when they contain 14, 20, 24, or 27 molecules. These numbers are each one greater than the corresponding rare-gas cluster magic numbers and are therefore associated with icosahedral packing about a central dimer ion.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of physical chemistry|
|State||Published - 1987|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry