Magnetic Anisotropy in Divalent Lanthanide Complexes

03 May 2019, Version 1
This content is a preprint and has not undergone peer review at the time of posting.


We report here high-level ab initio calculations for [LnO], Ln=Tb, Dy, Ho, which show that divalent lanthanides can exhibit equally strong magnetic anisotropy and magnetization blocking barriers.


Ab initio calculations
single-molecule magnets
Magnetization blocking barrier


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