Enhancement of magnetic anisotropy in a Mn-Bi heterobimetallic complex

Tyler J. Pearson, Majed S. Fataftah, Danna E. Freedman*

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A novel Mn2+⋯Bi3+ heterobimetallic complex, featuring the closest Mn⋯Bi interaction for a paramagnetic molecular species, exhibits unusually large axial zero-field splitting. We attribute this enhancement to the proximity of Mn2+ to a heavy main group element, namely, bismuth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11394-11397
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number76
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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