Pentametallic lanthanide-alkoxide square-based pyramids: high energy barrier for thermal relaxation in a holmium single molecule magnet

Robin J. Blagg, Floriana Tuna, Eric J. L. McInnes, Richard E. P. Winpenny

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Pentametallic Ln complexes of formula [Ln5O(OiPr)13] have been made, where LnIII = Sm, Gd, Tb, Ho and Er; slow magnetisation relaxation to 33 K is observed for the Ho complex with an energy barrier of ca. 400 K.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10587-10589
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number38
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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