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New Dmit-Based Organic Magnetic Conductors (PO-CONH-C2H4N(CH3)3)[M(dmit)2]2 (M = Ni, Pd) Including an Organic Cation Derived from a 2,2,5,5-Tetramethyl-3-pyrrolin-1-oxyl (PO) Radical

Akutsu, Hiroki, Turner, Scott and Nakazawa, Yasuhiro (2017) New Dmit-Based Organic Magnetic Conductors (PO-CONH-C2H4N(CH3)3)[M(dmit)2]2 (M = Ni, Pd) Including an Organic Cation Derived from a 2,2,5,5-Tetramethyl-3-pyrrolin-1-oxyl (PO) Radical Magnetochemistry, 3 (4).

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Abstract

We have prepared two dmit-based salts with a stable organic radical-substituted ammonium cation, (PO-CONH-C2H4N(CH3)3)[Ni(dmit)2]2·CH3CN and (PO-CONH-C2H4N(CH3)3)[Pd(dmit)2]2 where PO is 2,2,5,5-Tetramethyl-3-pyrrolin-1-oxyl and dmit is 2-Thioxo-1,3-dithiol-4,5-dithiolate. The salts are not isostructural but have similar structural features in the anion and cation packing arrangements. The acceptor layers of both salts consist of tetramers, which gather to form 2D conducting layers. Magnetic susceptibility measurements indicate that the Ni salt is a Mott insulator and the Pd salt is a band insulator, which has been confirmed by band structure calculations. The cationic layers of both salts have a previously unreported polar structure, in which the cation dipoles order as ➚➘➚➘ along the acceptors stacking direction to provide dipole moments. The dipole moments of nearest neighbor cation layers are inverted in both salts, indicating no net dipole moments for the whole crystals. The magnetic network of the [Ni(dmit)2] layer of the Ni salt is two-dimensional so that the magnetic susceptibility would be expected to obey the 1D or 2D Heisenberg model that has a broad maximum around T ≈ θ. However, the magnetic susceptibility after subtraction of the contribution from the PO radical has no broad maximum. Instead, it shows Curie–Weiss behavior with C = 0.378 emu·K/mol and θ = −35.8 K. The magnetic susceptibility of the Pd salt obeys a Curie–Weiss model with C = 0.329 emu·K·mol−1 and θ = −0.88 K.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Chemistry
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Akutsu, Hiroki
Turner, ScottS.S.Turner@surrey.ac.uk
Nakazawa, Yasuhiro
Date : 25 February 2017
Identification Number : 10.3390/magnetochemistry3010011
Copyright Disclaimer : © 2017 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
Uncontrolled Keywords : 1D Heisenberg chains; Dmit; Organic stable radicals
Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 09 Mar 2018 13:43
Last Modified : 13 Mar 2018 15:45
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/845974

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