Structures of Cage, Prism, and Book Isomers of Water Hexamer from Broadband Rotational Spectroscopy

@article{Prez2012StructuresOC,
  title={Structures of Cage, Prism, and Book Isomers of Water Hexamer from Broadband Rotational Spectroscopy},
  author={Crist{\'o}bal P{\'e}rez and Matt T. Muckle and Daniel P Zaleski and Nathan A Seifert and Berhane Temelso and George C. Shields and Zbigniew Kisiel and Brooks H Pate},
  journal={Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={336},
  pages={897 - 901}
}
Cage, Book, and Prism The array of hydrogen bonds governing the extended structure of liquid water is so intricate that chemists have often sought to understand it by studying simpler clusters. Even so, it has been challenging to get a handle on the preferred arrangement adopted by just six water molecules. Interdependent theoretical and spectroscopic studies have narrowed down the lowest-energy hexamer structures to three isomers—respectively designated the cage, the book, and the prism—but… Expand
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