Pressure-induced Jahn-Teller switching in a Mn-12 nanomagnet

Pascal Parois, Stephen A. Moggach, Javier Sanchez-Benitez, Konstantin V. Kamenev, Alistair R. Lennie, John E. Warren, Euan K. Brechin, Simon Parsons, Mark Murrie

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Pressure-induced switching of a fast-relaxing single-molecule magnet to a slow-relaxing isomer is observed for the first time by using a combination of high pressure single-crystal X-ray diffraction and high pressure magnetic measurements.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1881-1883
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Parois, P., Moggach, S. A., Sanchez-Benitez, J., Kamenev, K. V., Lennie, A. R., Warren, J. E., ... Murrie, M. (2010). Pressure-induced Jahn-Teller switching in a Mn-12 nanomagnet. Chemical Communications, 46(11), 1881-1883.