A cyano-bridged CrIIICoII ferromagnet with a chiral nanotubular structure constituted of interlocked single and double helices

Yuan Zhu Zhang, Osamu Sato

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We have synthesized an unprecedented 3D cyano-bridged CrIIICo II compound that self-assembles into a periodically ordered, homochiral interlocking structure composed of left-handed single helices and right-handed double-helical strands. It displays fourconnected 6 482 chiral networks and exhibits ferromagnetic order below 12 K. The formation of the helical structure results in the creation of helical tubular channels in the crystal.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1271-1273
Number of pages3
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Feb 15 2010


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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