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A thermal spin transition in [Co(bpy)3][LiCr(ox)3](ox=C2O42-;bpy=2,2'-bipyridine)

Published inChemistry, vol. 6, no. 2, p. 361-368
Publication date2000
Abstract

Incorporation of [Co(bpy)3]2+ into the cavities of the three-dimensional oxalate network structure in [Co(bpy)3][LiCr(ox)3] (see picture) produces chemical pressure that destabilises the normal high-spin ground state 4T1 to such an extent that the [Co(bpy)3]2+ complex becomes a spin-crossover complex. It shows a temperature-dependent equilibrium between the 2E low-spin and the 4T1 high-spin states.

Keywords
  • Cobalt
  • Magnetic properties
  • N ligands
  • Optical properties
  • Oxalate networks
  • Spin crossover
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SIEBER, Regula et al. A thermal spin transition in [Co(bpy)3][LiCr(ox)3](ox=C2O42-;bpy=2,2′-bipyridine). In: Chemistry, 2000, vol. 6, n° 2, p. 361–368. doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-3765(20000117)6:2<361::AID-CHEM361>3.0.CO;2-Y
ISSN of the journal0947-6539
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