Enhancing the magnetic blocking temperature and magnetic coercivity of {CrIII2LnIII2} single-molecule magnets: via bridging ligand modification

Stuart K. Langley, Daniel P. Wielechowski, Boujemaa Moubaraki, Keith S. Murray

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Replacing bridging benzoate ligands with 2-chloro-4,5-fluorobenzoate in a family of {CrIII2LnIII2} (Ln = Tb, Dy and Ho) single-molecule magnets result in significant improvements in magnetic relaxation time, magnetic hysteresis blocking temperature and magnetic coercivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10976-10979
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number73
Publication statusPublished - 21 Sept 2016

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