Emerging Applications and Developments in Spin and Spin Crossover Systems with Focus on Iron (III) Complexes

A special issue of Magnetochemistry (ISSN 2312-7481). This special issue belongs to the section "Spin Crossover and Spintronics".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 August 2023) | Viewed by 359

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Department of Chemistry, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064, USA
Interests: supramolecular; homochirality; structure; magnetic properties; magnetostructural
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Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, 917 01 Trnava, Slovakia
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

One of the most spectacular phenomena in chemistry is spin crossover (SC), when a molecule undergoes a change in spin state from a low spin (LS) to high spin (HS). This change is affected by fluctuations in temperature, pressure and the presence of small guest molecules. Although this has been observed for first-row d4 –d7 transition-metal ions, the majority of reported systems involve iron(II) and iron(III). SC has been studied in regard to magnetic susceptibility and structural, theoretical, spectroscopic (IR, NMR, UV-vis, ESR, Mossbauer) and structural aspects. Of particular importance are complexes that exhibit SC near room temperature with hysteresis. Such systems are ideal candidates for molecular switches, memory storage devices, medical imaging and other material applications. We welcome contributions presenting novel SC ligand systems, polynuclear SC complexes, applications of new theoretical and spectroscopic methods to the study of SC systems and new developments in potential applications.

Prof. Dr. Greg A. Brewer
Prof. Dr. Roman Boca
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  • spin crossover
  • molecular switch
  • molecular memory
  • electronic bistability
  • molecular sensors

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