Mixed cationic clusters of nitrogen and hydrogen.

  title={Mixed cationic clusters of nitrogen and hydrogen.},
  author={Paul Martini and Faro Hechenberger and Marcelo Goulart and Josef Zelger and Paul Scheier and Michael Gatchell},
  journal={The Journal of chemical physics},
  volume={152 1},
The addition of small impurities, such as a single proton charge carrier, in noble gas clusters has recently been shown to have considerable effects on their geometries and stabilities. Here, we report on a mass spectrometric study of cationic clusters of N2 molecules and the effects that adding hydrogen, in the form of D2, has on the systems. Protonated nitrogen clusters formed by the breakup of D2 are shown to have similar behaviors as protonated rare gas clusters. For larger systems… 

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