Design of Single-Molecule Magnets: Insufficiency of the Anisotropy Barrier as the Sole Criterion.

Abstract

Determination of the electronic energy spectrum of a trigonal-symmetry mononuclear Yb(3+) single-molecule magnet (SMM) by high-resolution absorption and luminescence spectroscopies reveals that the first excited electronic doublet is placed nearly 500 cm(-1) above the ground one. Fitting of the paramagnetic relaxation times of this SMM to a thermally… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b01209

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