Prof. Dr. Frank H. Köhler

Research - Magnetic Building Blocks

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Building blocks for molecule-based magnetic materials

Many sandwich and halfsandwich compounds have unpaired electrons. They may thus serve as building blocks for molecule-based magnetic materials. Studies have been performed to see how the magnetic interaction (Figures 2 and 3) and the electrostatic interaction (Figure 4) between the building blocks depend on how they are linked and oriented relative to each other. The methods employed were

                        Magnetic measurements
                        NMR spectroscopy
                        EPR spectroscopy
                        Cyclic voltammetry
                        X-ray crystal analysis

Selected references (see publication list) are 49, 50, 61, 68, 74, 103, 104 111, 113, 121, 122, 136, 140, 152, 154.