Transverse anisotropy in the mixed-valent (Mn2Mn4Mn3IV)-Mn-II-Mn-III single-molecule magnet

Saiti Datta, Constantinos J. Milios, Euan Brechin, Stephen Hill

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High-frequency electron paramagnetic resonance measurements have been performed on a single-crystal sample of a recently discovered mixed valent (Mn2Mn4Mn3IV)-Mn-II-Mn-III single-molecule magnet, with a spin S=17/2 ground state. Frequency, temperature and field-orientation dependent studies confirm previously reported axial magnetic anisotropy parameters and also provide clear evidence for higher order (fourth and sixth) transverse terms that are responsible for the magnetic quantum tunneling observed in this system. (c) 2008 American Institute of Physics.

Original languageEnglish
Article number07B913
Pages (from-to)-
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of applied physics
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2008

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