3BrY nucleation: from dimers to needle-like clusters

@inproceedings{Giberti20173BrYNF,
  title={3BrY nucleation: from dimers to needle-like clusters},
  author={Federico Giberti and Matteo Salvalaglio and Marco Mazzotti and Michele Parrinello},
  year={2017}
}
The nucleation of 1,3,5-Tris(4-bromophenyl)benzene (3BrY) occurs through the formation of amorphous intermediates. However, a detailed experimental characterization of the structural and dynamic features of such earlystage precursors is prevented by their transient nature. In this work, we apply molecular modeling to investigate both nucleation and growth of 3BrY clusters from solution. Consistently with experimental findings, we observe that disordered clusters consisting of 10-15 monomers can… 
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