A magnetic iron(III) switch with controlled and adjustable thermal response for solution processing
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|Title:||A magnetic iron(III) switch with controlled and adjustable thermal response for solution processing||Authors:||Gandolfi, Claudio
Morgan, Grace G.
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3629||Date:||27-Feb-2012||Online since:||2012-06-12T13:50:12Z||Abstract:||Spin crossover requires cooperative behaviour of the metal centers in order to become useful for devices. While cooperativity is barely predictable in solids, we show here that solution processing and the covalent introduction of molecular recognition sites allows the spin crossover of iron(III) sal2trien complexes to be rationally tuned. A simple correlation between the number of molecular recognition sites and the spin crossover temperature enabled the fabrication of materials that are magnetically bistable at room temperature. The predictable behaviour relies on combining function (spin switching) and structure (supramolecular assembly) through covalent interactions in a single molecular building block.||Funding Details:||European Research Council
|Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||RSC||Journal:||Dalton Transactions||Volume:||41||Issue:||13||Start page:||3726||End page:||3730||Copyright (published version):||2012 the authors||Keywords:||Iron; Spin crossover; Tunability; Self-assembly||Subject LCSH:||Iron--Magnetic properties
|DOI:||10.1039/c2dt12037b||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Chemistry Research Collection|
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