Keith Murray

Emeritus Prof

1968 …2020
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Keith works in the School of Chemistry within the Faculty of Science at Monash University as an Emeritus Professor. His research interests are in the field of molecular magnetism dealing with single molecule magnets (SMMs) and spin-crossover species. He holds grants from the ARC and recently held a grant from the Australia-India AISRF program.

Research interests

Inorganic chemistry, transition metal chemistry, lanthanide chemistry, molecule based magnetism, spin crossover chemistry

Research area keywords

  • Chemistry
  • Clathrates
  • Host-Guest Systems
  • Iron
  • Magnetic Properties
  • Spin Crossover
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Molecule-Based Magnetism
  • Spin-Switching Materials

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Projects 2000 2020

Enhancing Lanthanoid Single-Molecule Magnets

Boskovic, C., Soncini, A., Murray, K. & Mole, R. A.


Project: Research

Enhanced X-Ray Analysis and Characterisation Facility

Junk, P., Adams, M., Akolekar, D., Andrews, P., Batten, S., Bhargava, S., Bhattacharya, S., Deacon, G., Johnston, P., Langford, S., Latham, K., Macfarlane, D., Mainwaring, D., Murray, K., Scott, J., Shanks, R., Sood, D. & Spiccia, L.

Australian Research Council (ARC), Monash University, RMIT University, University of Melbourne

1/01/05 → …

Project: Research

Pacifichem 2000, Usa

Murray, K.

Monash University

16/10/00 → …

Project: Research

Victorian Molecular Structure Elucidation Facility

White, J., Griffen, M., Boskovic, C., Barnard, P. J., Dutton, J., Turner, D., Andrews, P., Ritchie, C., Jones, C., Abrahams, B. F., Murray, K. & Batten, S.

Monash University – Internal School Contribution, Monash University – Internal Faculty Contribution


Project: Other

Emergent Properties in Spin Crossover Materials

Kepert, C., Murray, K., Neville, S. & Clerac, R.


Project: Research

Research Output 1968 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Trinuclear and Mononuclear Lanthanoid Complexes Containing 2-Methyl-8-quinolinolate: Synthesis, Structures, and Magnetic Properties

Ghazali, N. F., Phonsri, W., Murray, K. S., Junk, P. C., Deacon, G. B. & Turner, D. R., 2 Jun 2019, In : European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2019, 20, p. 2549-2557 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Self-assembly of a mixed-valence FeII–FeIII tetranuclear star

Sertphon, D., Harding, P., Murray, K. S., Moubaraki, B., Chilton, N. F., Hill, S., Marbey, J., Adams, H., Davies, C. G., Jameson, G. N. L. & Harding, D. J., 2018, In : Dalton Transactions. 47, 21, p. 7118–7122 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)

Slow Magnetic Relaxation and Single-Molecule Toroidal Behaviour in a Family of Heptanuclear {CrIIILnIII6} (Ln=Tb, Ho, Er) Complexes

Vignesh, K. R., Langley, S. K., Swain, A., Moubaraki, B., Damjanović, M., Wernsdorfer, W., Rajaraman, G. & Murray, K. S., 15 Jan 2018, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 57, 3, p. 779-784 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding the Mechanism of Magnetic Relaxation in Pentanuclear {MnIVMnIII2LnIII2} Single-Molecule Magnets

Vignesh, K. R., Langley, S. K., Moubaraki, B., Murray, K. S. & Rajaraman, G., 5 Feb 2018, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 57, 3, p. 1158-1170 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Use of the TCNQF4 2- Dianion in the Spontaneous Redox Formation of [FeIII(L-)2][TCNQF4 -]

Gass, I. A., Lu, J., Asadi, M., Lupton, D. W., Forsyth, C. M., Geoghegan, B. L., Moubaraki, B., Cashion, J. D., Martin, L. L., Bond, A. M. & Murray, K. S., Jul 2018, In : ChemPlusChem. 83, 7, p. 658-668 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review