Self-assembly formation of the magic ion of (H2O)20O+: observation of nanoscale cages of oxygenated water clusters induced from iron nanoparticles.

@article{Wu2011SelfassemblyFO,
  title={Self-assembly formation of the magic ion of (H2O)20O+: observation of nanoscale cages of oxygenated water clusters induced from iron nanoparticles.},
  author={Hui-Fen Wu and C Chin and Bo-Min Liu and Yuan-Chin Chen and Chi-Hsien Lin and Kai-Di Chang and Yi-Hsien Lee},
  journal={Rapid communications in mass spectrometry : RCM},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={410-4}
}
For the first time, we observed a stable and intense ion (m/z 376) of the oxygenated water cluster ion ((H(2)O)(20)O(+)) produced from simply spraying an aqueous solution of iron nanoparticles (Fe NPs) into an electrospray mass spectrometry (ESI-MS) system. Tandem mass spectrometric (MS/MS and MS/MS/MS) results were applied to identify the assignments of… CONTINUE READING