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Metal-Organic Framework of Lanthanoid Dinuclear Clusters Undergoes Slow Magnetic Relaxation

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Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, 6-3 Aza-Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8578, Japan
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WPI Research Center, Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, 2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8577, Japan
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Academic Editor: Wolfgang Linert
Materials 2017, 10(1), 81; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma10010081
Received: 3 December 2016 / Revised: 12 January 2017 / Accepted: 16 January 2017 / Published: 20 January 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advances in Molecular Magnets and related Phenomena)
Lanthanoid metal-organic frameworks (Ln-MOFs) can adopt a variety of new structures due to the large coordination numbers of Ln metal ions, and Ln-MOFs are expected to show new luminescence and magnetic properties due to the localized f electrons. In particular, some Ln metal ions, such as Dy(III) and Tb(III) ions, work as isolated quantum magnets when they have magnetic anisotropy. In this work, using 4,4′,4″-s-triazine-2,4,6-triyl-tribenzoic acid (H3TATB) as a ligand, two new Ln-MOFs, [Dy(TATB)(DMF)2] (1) and [Tb(TATB)(DMF)2] (2), were obtained. The Ln-MOFs contain Ln dinuclear clusters as secondary building units, and 1 underwent slow magnetic relaxation similar to single-molecule magnets. View Full-Text
Keywords: metal-organic frameworks; single-molecule magnet metal-organic frameworks; single-molecule magnet
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Iwami, H.; Nakanishi, R.; Horii, Y.; Katoh, K.; Breedlove, B.K.; Yamashita, M. Metal-Organic Framework of Lanthanoid Dinuclear Clusters Undergoes Slow Magnetic Relaxation. Materials 2017, 10, 81.

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