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Crystals 2014, 4(2), 104-112; doi:10.3390/cryst4020104
Communication

Structures and Magnetic Properties of Iron(III) Complexes with Long Alkyl Chains

1
, 1
, 1
, 1
, 1,2
, 1
, 3
 and 1,4,5,*
Received: 26 February 2014; in revised form: 3 April 2014 / Accepted: 7 May 2014 / Published: 15 May 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Crystal Engineering Involving Weak Bonds)
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Abstract: Iron(III) compounds with long alkyl chains, [Fe(Cn-pap)2]ClO4 (Cn-pap: alkoxy-2-(2-pyridylmethyleneamino)phenol, n = 8 (1), 10 (2), 12 (3), 14 (4), 16 (5)) have been synthesized. The compounds were characterized by single crystal X-ray structure analysis and temperature dependent magnetic susceptibility in order to research the relationship between magnetic properties and the presence of long alkyl chains in soft molecules of the present type. The compounds 1, 2, 3 and 4 are in the high-spin (HS) state over the temperature range of 5 to 400 K. On the other hand, compound 5 is low-spin (LS) showing that the difference in magnetic properties depends on the length of the alkyl chain in the respective compounds.
Keywords: iron(III); soft material; spin crossover iron(III); soft material; spin crossover
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Nakaya, M.; Shimayama, K.; Takami, K.; Hirata, K.; Amolegbe, S.A.; Nakamura, M.; Lindoy, L.F.; Hayami, S. Structures and Magnetic Properties of Iron(III) Complexes with Long Alkyl Chains. Crystals 2014, 4, 104-112.

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Nakaya M, Shimayama K, Takami K, Hirata K, Amolegbe SA, Nakamura M, Lindoy LF, Hayami S. Structures and Magnetic Properties of Iron(III) Complexes with Long Alkyl Chains. Crystals. 2014; 4(2):104-112.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Nakaya, Manabu; Shimayama, Kodai; Takami, Kohei; Hirata, Kazuya; Amolegbe, Saliu A.; Nakamura, Masaaki; Lindoy, Leonald F.; Hayami, Shinya. 2014. "Structures and Magnetic Properties of Iron(III) Complexes with Long Alkyl Chains." Crystals 4, no. 2: 104-112.

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