Single-molecule magnetism in cyclopentadienyl-dysprosium chlorides

Scott A. Sulway, Richard A. Layfield, Floriana Tuna, Wolfgang Wernsdorfer, Richard E P Winpenny

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    [Cp 2Dy(thf)(μ-Cl)] 2 (2) was synthesized from [Cp 2Dy(μ-Cl)] n, which crystalizes as two polymorphs, with n = 2 (1a) or ∞ (1b). All three compounds show slow relaxation of magnetization, and in 2 the quantum tunnelling was found to be exchange-biased. © 2012 The Royal Society of Chemistry.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1508-1510
    Number of pages2
    JournalChemical Communications
    Issue number10
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2012


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