A pseudo-icosahedral cage {Gd12} based on aminomethylphosphonate

Zemin Zhang, Karzan Zangana, Andreas Kostopoulos, Ming-Liang Tong, Richard Winpenny

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    Reaction of (aminomethyl)phosphonic acid (ampH2) with a mixture of gadolinium and cobalt pivalates under solvothermal conditions, led to a pseudo-icosahedral cage {Gd12}, which shows a large magnetocaloric effect (MCE).
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)9041-9044
    JournalDalton Transactions
    Issue number22
    Early online date10 May 2016
    Publication statusPublished - 14 Jun 2016


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