Experimental observation of structural phase transition in CsBr clusters

Lauri Hautala, K. Jänkälä, T. Löytynoja, M. H. Mikkelä, N. L. Prisle, M. Tchaplyguine, M. Huttula

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Abstract

Formation and growth of CsBr clusters embedded in unsupported Ar clusters was studied using synchrotron radiation photoelectron spectroscopy. The development of the core-level electronic structure for cluster sizes between a few and a few hundred atoms contained information about the local coordination of the constituent particles. The experimental results indicate that a gradual structural phase transition from NaCl structure to CsCl structure for CsBr clusters takes place at around 160 atoms per cluster.

Original languageEnglish
Article number045402
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume95
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jan 3

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  • Condensed Matter Physics

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