The University of Dublin | Trinity College -- Ollscoil Átha Cliath | Coláiste na Tríonóide
Trinity's Access to Research Archive
Home :: Log In :: Submit :: Alerts ::

TARA >
School of Physics >
Physics >
Physics (Scholarly Publications) >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2262/59208

Title: Electric Field Control of Valence Tautomeric Interconversion in Cobalt Dioxolene
Author: SANVITO, STEFANO
Sponsor: 
Name Grant Number
07/RFP/MASF238

Author's Homepage: http://people.tcd.ie/sanvitos
Keywords: Physical chemistry
Cobalt Dioxolene
Issue Date: 2011
Citation: A. Droghetti and S. Sanvito, Electric Field Control of Valence Tautomeric Interconversion in Cobalt Dioxolene, Physical Review Letters, 107, 2011, 047201
Series/Report no.: Physical Review Letters
107
Abstract: We demonstrate that the critical temperature for valence tautomeric interconversion in cobalt dioxolene complexes can be significantly changed when a static electric field is applied to the molecule. This is achieved by effectively manipulating the redox potential of the metallic acceptor forming the molecule. Importantly, our accurate density functional theory calculations demonstrate that already a field of 0.1  V/nm, achievable in Stark spectroscopy experiments, can produce a change in the critical temperature for the interconversion of 20 K. Our results indicate a new way for switching on and off the magnetism in a magnetic molecule. This offers the unique chance of controlling magnetism at the atomic scale by electrical means.
Description: PUBLISHED
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2262/59208
Related links: http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.047201
Appears in Collections:Physics (Scholarly Publications)

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
Electric Field Control of Valence Tautomeric Interconversion in Cobalt Dioxolene.pdfPublished (publisher's copy) - Peer Reviewed506.37 kBAdobe PDFView/Open


This item is protected by original copyright


Please note: There is a known bug in some browsers that causes an error when a user tries to view large pdf file within the browser window. If you receive the message "The file is damaged and could not be repaired", please try one of the solutions linked below based on the browser you are using.

Items in TARA are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

 

Valid XHTML 1.0! DSpace Software Copyright © 2002-2010  Duraspace - Feedback