Abrupt two-step and symmetry breaking spin crossover in an iron(III) complex: an exceptionally wide [LS-HS] plateau

David J Harding, Wasinee Phonsri, Phimphaka Harding, Keith Spencer Murray, Boujemaa Moubaraki, Guy N L Jameson

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[Fe(qsal-Br)2]NO3?2MeOH is reported which undergoes abrupt two step symmetry breaking spin crossover, T1/2(1st step) = 136 K and T1/2(2nd step) = 232 K with a hysteresis of 16 K and 5 K, respectively, and an unprecedented [HS-LS] plateau of 96 K.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15079-15082
Number of pages4
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number34
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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