superatoms

Superatoms as catalysts

Precious metals like platinum are good catalysts – but they are expensive. While the chemical industry is trying to solve this cost issue by developing…

Researchers design solids that control heat with spinning superatoms

Researchers found that the thermal conductivity of superatom crystals is directly related to the rotational disorder within those structures. The findings were…

Superatomic Nickel core and unusual molecular reactivity

Superatom is a combination of two or more atoms that form a stable structural fragment and possess unique physical and chemical properties. Systems, that…

Scientists Discover Magnetic Superatoms

The newly discovered cluster, consisting of one vanadium and eight cesium atoms, acts like a tiny magnet that can mimic a single manganese atom in magnetic…

The structure of gold nanoparticles solved

The structure of gold nanoparticles has been largely unknown for over a decade. The current study helps to understand the stability, composition as well as…