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Issue 34, 2018
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Heterometallic Cu/Ln cluster chemistry: ferromagnetically-coupled {Cu4Ln2} complexes exhibiting single-molecule magnetism and magnetocaloric properties

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Abstract

A new family of {Cu4Ln2} (Ln = Gd, Tb and Dy) complexes bearing the gem-diol form of di-2-pyridyl ketone [(py)2CO] ligand is reported. Magnetic studies reveal the presence of predominant ferromagnetic exchange interactions between the metal ions. As a result, the hexanuclear compounds exhibit single-molecule magnetism behavior and large magnetic entropy changes, depending on the 4f-metal ion present.

Graphical abstract: Heterometallic Cu/Ln cluster chemistry: ferromagnetically-coupled {Cu4Ln2} complexes exhibiting single-molecule magnetism and magnetocaloric properties

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The article was received on 03 May 2018, accepted on 10 Jul 2018 and first published on 13 Jul 2018


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C8DT01780H
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2018,47, 11934-11941

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    Heterometallic Cu/Ln cluster chemistry: ferromagnetically-coupled {Cu4Ln2} complexes exhibiting single-molecule magnetism and magnetocaloric properties

    D. I. Alexandropoulos, L. Cunha-Silva, J. Tang and T. C. Stamatatos, Dalton Trans., 2018, 47, 11934
    DOI: 10.1039/C8DT01780H

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