Chapter 12

The Single Molecule Magnets Mn12 and Fe8

Thomas J. Manning and Aurora P. Gramatges

Abstract

In this exercise students will review a number of fundamental concepts including molecular geometry, electron configurations, magnetism, metal-ligand interactions, and material science. Students will use molecular modelling software to build, visualize and study a cutting edge material (single molecule magnet).

Total Pages: 106-118 (13)

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