Vibron-assisted spin excitation in a magnetically anisotropic molecule

  title={Vibron-assisted spin excitation in a magnetically anisotropic molecule},
  author={Nicolas Bachellier and Benjamin Verlhac and L{\'e}o Garnier and Javier Zald'ivar and Carmen Rubio-Verd{\'u} and Paula Abufager and Maider Ormaza and Deung-Jang Choi and Marie-Laure Bocquet and Jos{\'e} Ignacio Pascual and Nicol{\'a}s Lorente and Laurent Limot},
  journal={Nature Communications},
The electrical control and readout of molecular spin states are key for high-density storage. Expectations are that electrically-driven spin and vibrational excitations in a molecule should give rise to new conductance features in the presence of magnetic anisotropy, offering alternative routes to study and, ultimately, manipulate molecular magnetism. Here, we use inelastic electron tunneling spectroscopy to promote and detect the excited spin states of a prototypical molecule with magnetic… 
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