COURSE CONTENT: Magnetochemical measurements in inorganic, organic, analytical chemistry and biochemistry. Magnetism in coordination chemistry: paramagnetism, ferromagnetism, metamagnetism and antiferromagnetism. Characteristic behavior of the 3d ions. Cooper acetate and related compounds, some other dimers; Spin crossover properties of Fe(II) complexes; Selected examples: clusters, polyoxometalates, biomagnetochemistry of Co(II), molecular magnets; Some experimental techniques.
Seminars include presentation actual literature findings.
1. Describe the most important findings for development of magnetochemistry from ancient times to 20th century
2. Explain the basic concepts of magnetism.
3. Explain and describe the most important influences on magnetic properties of coordination compounds.
4. Explain the properties of molecular magnets and nanomagnets.
- 1. R. L. Carlin, Magnetochemistry, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1986.
2. L. Que, Jr., Physical Methods in Bioinorganic Chemistry (Spectroscopy and Magnetism), University Science Books, Sausalito, California, 2000.
3. O. Kahn, Molecular Magnetism, Wiley, New York, 1993.