Erbium(III) complexes are the most interesting candidates for high-performance single molecule magnets (SMMs) just after dysprosium(III). Herein, we thoroughly explore the underrepresented class of neutral pseudo-tetrahedral erbium(III) SMMs and demonstrate their exceptional slow magnetization dynamics controlled by the Raman relaxation mechanism and the molecular magnetic memory effect in the form of a waist-restricted magnetic hysteresis loop. The influence of the coordinated TEMPO radical on the slow magnetization relaxation performance is also demonstrated and discussed.
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