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Pressure effect investigations on spin-crossover coordination compounds

Gaspar, Ana B., Molnár, Gábor, Rotaru, Aurelian, Shepherd, Helena J. (2018) Pressure effect investigations on spin-crossover coordination compounds. Comptes Rendus Chimie, 21 (12). pp. 1095-1120. ISSN 1631-0748. E-ISSN 1878-1543. (doi:10.1016/j.crci.2018.07.010)

Abstract

The piezochromic properties of spin-crossover complexes have been recognized for a long time, with increasing pressure favouring the low spin state due to its smaller volume and therefore shifting the spin equilibrium towards higher temperatures and accelerating the relaxation at a given temperature. However, the interpretation and quantification of pressure-induced changes have been several times compromised by the relatively poor and incomplete spectral and structural information provided by the detection methods or due to the experimental difficulties related to the need for hydrostatic conditions at low temperatures. The present review is therefore primarily focused on these experimental aspects of high-pressure spin crossover research providing an overview of methods of pressure generation and associated detection methods as well as on selected recent results

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.crci.2018.07.010
Uncontrolled keywords: Spin crossover, High-pressure chemistry
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Helena Shepherd
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2019 09:48 UTC
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2019 23:00 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/71836 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Shepherd, Helena J.: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0832-4475
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