Single-molecule magnet properties of a monometallic dysprosium pentalene complex

Alexander F. R. Kilpatrick, Fu-Sheng Guo, Benjamin M. Day, Akseli Mansikkamäki, Richard A. Layfield, F. Geoffrey N. Cloke
2018 Chemical Communications  
The pentalene-ligated dysprosium complex [(η8-Pn†)Dy(Cp*)] (1Dy) (Pn† = [1,4-(iPr3Si)2C8H4]2−) and its magnetically dilute analogue are single-molecule magnets, with energy barriers of 245 cm−1.
doi:10.1039/c8cc03516d pmid:29878012 fatcat:e6ogvu7ytvcivjdemswmjuayqm