The Nanoclustering procedure 

In this lesson, the procedure of searching of the building units in the intermetallic compounds is examined.

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List of papers

Blatov V.A. Nanocluster analysis of inter-metallic structures with the program package TOPOS. Structural Chemistry, 2012, 23 (4), 955-963. doi: 10.1007/s11224-012-0013-3

Arina A. Pankova, Tatiana G. Akhmetshina, Vladislav A. Blatov, and Davide M. Proserpio. A Collection of Topological Types of Nanoclusters and Its Application to Icosahedron-Based Intermetallics. Inorganic Chemistry, 2015, 54 (13), 6616–6630. doi:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b00960

Shevchenko V.Ya., Blatov V.A., Ilyushin G.D. Intermetallic compounds of the NaCd2 family perceived as assemblies of nanoclusters. Structural Chemistry, 2009, 20 (6), 975-982. doi: 10.1007/s11224-009-9500-6

Blatov V.A., Ilyushin G.D., Proserpio D.M. Nanocluster model of intermetallic compounds with giant unit cells: β, β’-Mg2Al3 polymorphs. Inorganic Chemistry, 2010, 49 (4), 1811–1818. doi: 10.1021/ic9021933

Blatov V.A., Ilyushin G.D., Proserpio D.M. New types of multi-shell nanoclusters with a Frank-Kasper polyhedral core in intermetallics. Inorganic Chemistry, 2011, 50 (12), 5714-5724. doi: 10.1021/ic2005024

Pankova A.A., Blatov V.A., Ilyushin G.D., Proserpio D.M. γ-Brass polyhedral core in intermetallics: the nanocluster model. Inorganic Chemistry, 2013, 52 (22), 13094−13107. doi: 10.1021/ic4019713

Akhmetshina T. G., Blatov V. A. Bergman, Bergman-based and 63-atom nanoclusters in intermetallics. Structural Chemistry, 2016, 27 (6), 1685–1692. doi:10.1007/s11224-016-0804-z

T. G. Akhmetshina T. G., Blatov V. A. A fascinating building unit: Mackay cluster in intermetallics. Structural Chemistry, 2017, 28 (1), 133–140. doi:10.1007/s11224-016-0828-4

Akhmetshina T.G., Blatov V.A. Topological methods for complex intermetallics. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 2017, 232 (7-9), 497-506. doi: 10.1515/zkri-2016-2027

Tatiana G. Akhmetshina, Vladislav A. Blatov, Davide M. Proserpio, and Alexander P. Shevchenko Topology of Intermetallic Structures: From Statistics to Rational Design. Accounts of Chemical Research, 2018, 51 (1), 21–30. doi: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00466

Tags: ToposPro, Intermetallic compounds, Nanoclustering, Clusters, Building units.

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