Solvent-induced on/off switching of intramolecular electron transfer in a cyanide-bridged trigonal bipyramidal complex

Research paper by Rong-Jia Wei, Ryohei Nakahara, Jamie M. Cameron, Graham N. Newton, Takuya Shiga, Hajime Sagayama, Reiji Kumai, Youichi Murakami, Hiroki Oshio

Indexed on: 20 Oct '16Published on: 19 Oct '16Published in: Dalton Transactions


A cyanide-bridged [Co3Fe2] cluster with trigonal bipyramidal geometry shows solvent-driven reversible on/off switching of its thermally induced electron-transfer-coupled spin transition (ETCST) behaviour.

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