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Magnetochemistry 2018, 4(1), 5; https://doi.org/10.3390/magnetochemistry4010005

Switching Magnetic Properties by a Mechanical Motion

Institut Parisien de Chimie Moléculaire, Sorbonne Université, CNRS UMR 8232, 4 Place Jussieu, 75005 Paris, France
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Received: 6 December 2017 / Revised: 24 December 2017 / Accepted: 26 December 2017 / Published: 2 January 2018
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Abstract

Switching magnetic properties have attracted a wide interest from inorganic chemist for the objectives of information storage and quantum computing at the molecular level. This review is focused on magnetic switches based on a mechanical motion, which is an innovative approach. Three main strategies to control magnetic properties by a mechanical motion have been developed in the literature and will be described. The first one (ligand-induced spin change) consists in modulating the ligand field strength by a configuration change of the ligand in spin-crossover complexes. The second one (coordination-induced spin-state switching) is based on a change in the coordination number of a metallic center that is triggered by the motion of one ligand. The third one uses the modulation of the exchange interaction between two spin-centers by a mechanical motion. View Full-Text
Keywords: molecular switch; magnetism; molecular machine; spin crossover; photoisomerization; LD-LISC; LD-CISSS molecular switch; magnetism; molecular machine; spin crossover; photoisomerization; LD-LISC; LD-CISSS
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Doistau, B.; Benda, L.; Hasenknopf, B.; Marvaud, V.; Vives, G. Switching Magnetic Properties by a Mechanical Motion. Magnetochemistry 2018, 4, 5.

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