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Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

vibrating cluster of C60 molecules


An alkali atom octahedrally coordinated by vibrating Buckyballs

The intramolecular Hg vibrational mode pictured above was proposed by Johnson, McHenry, and Clougherty [Physica C 183, 319 (1991)] to be responsible for the high- Tc superconductivity in the alkali-doped fullerides.

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