A new class of single-molecule magnets: Mixed-valent [Mn4(O2CMe)2(Hpdm)6][ClO 4]2 with an S = 8 ground state

Euan K. Brechin, Jae Yoo, Motohiro Nakano, John C. Huffman, David N. Hendrickson, George Christou*

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Abstract

The reaction of pyridine-2,6-dimethanol (H2pdm) with [Mn3O(O2CMe)6(py)3][ClO4] gives the 2MnII, 2MnIII title compound 1, which has an S = 8 ground state and displays strong out-of-phase signals in ac susceptibility studies that establish 1 as a new class of single-molecule magnet.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)783-784
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 May 1999

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