A trimetallic strategy towards ZnII4 Dy III2 Cr III2 and Zn II4 Dy III2 Co III2 single-ion magnets

Kong Qiu Hu, Xiang Jiang, Shu Qi Wu, Cai Ming Liu, Ai Li Cui, Hui Zhong Kou

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Abstract

Two cyano- and phenoxo-bridged octanuclear complexes ZnII4DyIII2CoIII2 (complex 1) and ZnII4DyIII2CrIII2 (complex 2) with diamagnetic Zn(ii) and Co(iii) are reported. Dy(iii) is surrounded by nine oxygen atoms of two [Zn(Me2valpn)] (Me2valpn2- = dianion of N,N′-2,2-dimethylpropylenebis(3-methoxysalicylideneimine)) and one water molecule. Magnetic studies reveal that both exhibit single-ion magnet (SIM) behavior with the energy barrier of 85.9 K for complex 1 and 100.9 K for complex 2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15413-15416
Number of pages4
JournalDalton Transactions
Volume44
Issue number35
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 29 2015
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Inorganic Chemistry

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