Principles, Synthesis and Applications

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<p><b>Explore the theory and applications of superatomic clusters and cluster assembled materials</b></p> <p><i>Superatoms: Principles, Synthesis and Applications&nbsp;</i>delivers&nbsp;an insightful and&nbsp;exciting exploration of an emerging subfield in cluster science, superatomic clusters and cluster assembled materials.&nbsp;The book&nbsp;presents&nbsp;discussions of the fundamentals of superatom chemistry and their application in catalysis, energy, materials science, and biomedical sciences.</p> <p>Readers will&nbsp;discover the foundational significance of&nbsp;superatoms&nbsp;in science and&nbsp;technology and&nbsp;learn how they can serve as the building blocks of tailored materials, promising to usher in a new era in materials science.&nbsp;The book covers topics as varied&nbsp;as the thermal and thermoelectric properties of cluster-based materials and clusters for CO2&nbsp;activation and conversion,&nbsp;before concluding with&nbsp;an incisive discussion of trends and directions likely to dominate the subject of superatoms in the coming years.</p> <p>Readers will also benefit from the inclusion of:</p> <ul> <li>A thorough introduction to&nbsp;the rational design of superatoms using electron-counting rules</li> <li>Explorations&nbsp;of&nbsp;superhalogens, endohedrally doped superatoms and assemblies, and magnetic superatoms</li> <li>A practical discussion of&nbsp;atomically precise synthesis of chemically modified superatoms</li> <li>A concise treatment of&nbsp;superatoms as the building blocks of 2D materials, as well as superatom-based ferroelectrics and cluster-based materials for energy harvesting and storage</li> </ul> <p>Perfect for&nbsp;academic researchers and industrial scientists working in cluster science, energy materials, thermoelectrics, 2D materials, and CO2&nbsp;conversion,&nbsp;<i>Superatoms: Principles, Synthesis&nbsp;and Applications</i>&nbsp;will also earn a place in the libraries of&nbsp;interested professionals in chemistry, physics, materials science, and nanoscience.</p>