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Issue 28, 2011
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An enantiopure FeIII4 single-molecule magnet

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A pair of enantiopure star-shaped FeIII4 clusters were constructed from simple chiral ligands. AC field frequency dependence and a hysteresis loop, which are very important features of SMMs, were observed. Circular dichroism (CD) spectra demonstrated that the chirality was successfully transferred from the ligand to the coordination environment of Fe3+ ions.

Graphical abstract: An enantiopure FeIII4 single-molecule magnet

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The article was received on 14 May 2011, accepted on 01 Jun 2011 and first published on 16 Jun 2011

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC12831K
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 8049-8051
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    An enantiopure FeIII4 single-molecule magnet

    Y. Zhu, X. Guo, C. Cui, B. Wang, Z. Wang and S. Gao, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 8049
    DOI: 10.1039/C1CC12831K

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