Structure and thermodynamic stability of the OsC and OsC2 molecules by theoretical calculations and by Knudsen cell mass spectrometry Academic Article uri icon


  • The ion currents of Os+, C+, OsC+, and OsC2+ under equilibrium conditions were measured using a single focusing magnetic deflection type mass spectrometer. Results were compared for the other platinum metal carbides and oxides.

author list (cited authors)

  • Meloni, G., Thomson, L. M., & Gingerich, K. A.

citation count

  • 26

publication date

  • September 2001