Slow magnetic relaxation in a {CoIICoIII2} complex containing a high magnetic anisotropy trigonal bipyramidal CoII centre

Alexandra Collet, Gavin A. Craig, María José Heras Ojea, Lakshmi Bhaskaran, Claire Wilson, Stephen Hill, Mark Murrie

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We report a trinuclear mixed-valence {CoIICoIII2} complex, where the CoII centre adopts a trigonal bipyramidal geometry, leading to a large, easy-plane magnetic anisotropy and field-induced slow magnetic relaxation with a Raman-like relaxation process.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9237-9240
Number of pages4
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number28
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jun 2018



  • slow magnetic relaxation
  • magnetic anisotropy
  • trigonal bipyramidal geometry

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