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A. López-Ortega, A. Roca, P. Torruella, M. Petrecca, S. Estrade, F. Peiró, V. Puntes, J. Nogués. "Galvanic Replacement Onto Complex Metal-Oxide Nanoparticles: Impact of Water or Other Oxidiziers in the Formation of Either Fully Dense Onion-like or Multicomponent Hollow MnOx/FeOx Structures", Chemistry of Materials,2016, doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b03765.


A. Cini, P. Ceci, E. Falvo, D. Gatteschi, M. Fittipaldi, “An EPR Study of Small Magnetic Nanoparticles”, Z. Phys. Chem., 2016, doi: 10.1515/zpch-2016-0846.


A. Lunghi, F. Totti, “The Role of Anisotropic Exchange in Single Molecule Magnets: A CASSCF/NEVPT2 Study of the Fe-4 SMM Building Block [Fe-2(OCH3)(2)(dbm)(4)] Dimer”, Inorganics, 2016, 4, art. num., doi: 10.3390/inorganics4040028.


A. Amjad, A. Figuerola, A. Caneschi, L.Sorace,Multiple Magnetization Reversal Channels Observed in a 3d-4f Single Molecule Magnet”, Magnetochemistry, 2016, 2, art. n.27, doi:10.3390/magnetochemistry2020027.


A. Amjad, AM. Madalan, M. Andruh, A. Caneschi, L. Sorace, ”Slow Relaxation of Magnetization in an Isostructural Series of Zinc-Lanthanide Complexes: An Integrated EPR and AC Susceptibility Study”, Chem.-A Eur. J., 2016, 22,12849-12858, doi: 10.1002/chem.201601996.


A. Spepi, C. Duce, C. Ferrari, J. Gonzalez-Rivera, Z. Jaglicic, V. Domenici, F. Pineider, MR. Tine, “A simple and versatile solvothermal configuration to synthesize superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles using a coaxial microwave antenna”, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 104366-104374, doi: 10.1039/c6ra17513a.


A. Quesada, C. Granados-Miralles, A. Lopez-Ortega, S. Erokhin, E. Lottini, J. Pedrosa, A. Bollero, AM. Aragon, F. Rubio-Marcos, M. Stingaciu, G. Bertoni, CDJ. Fernandez, C. Sangregorio, JF. Fernandez, D. Berkov, M. Christensen, “Energy Product Enhancement in Imperfectly Exchange-Coupled Nanocomposite Magnets”, Adv. Electronic Mat., 2016, 2, art. n. 1500365, doi: 10.1002/aelm.201500365.


C. Bonizzoni, A. Ghirri, K. Bader, J. van Slageren, M. Perfetti, L. Sorace, Y. Lan, O. Fuhr, M. Ruben, M. Affronte, “Coupling molecular spin centers to microwave planar resonators: towards integration of molecular qubits in quantum circuits”, Dalton T., 2016, 45, 16596-16603, doi: 10.1039/c6dt01953f.


E. Fantechi, P.M. Castillo, E. Conca, F. Cugia, C. Sangregorio, M.F. Casula, “Assessing the hyperthermic properties of magnetic heterostructures: the case of gold-iron oxide composites”, Interface Focus, 2016, 6, art. number 20160058, doi:10.1098/rsfs.2016.0058.


E. Kiefl, M. Mannini, K. Bernot, XH.Yi, XH, A. Amato, T. Leviant, A. Magnani, T. Prokscha, A.  Suter, R. Sessoli, Z. Salman, “Robust Magnetic Properties of a Sublimable Single-Molecule Magnet”, ACS Nano, 2016, 10, 5663-5669, doi: 10.1021/acsnano.6b01817.


E. Lottini, A. Lopez-Ortega, G. Bertoni, S. Turner, M. Meledina, G. Van Tendeloo, CDJ. Fernandez, C. Sangregorio, “Strongly Exchange Coupled CorelShell Nanoparticles with High Magnetic Anisotropy: A Strategy toward Rare-Earth-Free Permanent Magnets”, Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 4214-4222, doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b00623.


E. Lucaccini, M. Briganti, M. Perfetti, L. Vendier, JP. Costes, F. Totti, R. Sessoli, L. Sorace, “Relaxation Dynamics and Magnetic Anisotropy in a Low-Symmetry Dy(III) Complex”, Chem.-A Eur. J., 2016, 22, 5552-6, doi: 10.1002/chem.201505211.


F. Bartoli, A. Bencini, A. Garau, C. Giorgi, V. Lippolis, A. Lunghi, F. Totti, B. Valtancoli, “Di- and Triphosphate Recognition and Sensing with Mono- and Dinuclear Fluorescent Zinc(II) Complexes: Clues for the Design of Selective Chemosensors for Anions in Aqueous Media”, Chem.-A Eur. J., 2016, 22, 14890-14901, doi: 10.1002/chem.201602079.


F. Di Benedetto, I. Bencista, F. D'Acapito, S. Frizzera, A. Caneschi, M. Innocenti, A. Lavacchi, G. Montegrossi, W. Oberhauser, M. Romanelli, H. Dittrich, LA. Pardi, G. Tippelt, G. Amthauer, “Geomaterials related to photovoltaics: a nanostructured Fe-bearing kuramite, Cu3SnS4”, Phys. Chem. Minerals, 2016, 43, 535-544, doi: 10.1007/s00269-016-0814-9.


F. Mezzadri, D. Delmonte, F. Orlandi, C. Pernechele, G. Calestani, M. Solzi, M. Lantieri, G. Spina, R. Cabassi, F. Bolzoni, M. Fittipaldi, M. Merlini, A. Migliori, P. Manuel, E. Gilioli, “Structural and magnetic characterization of the double perovskite Pb2FeMoO6”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 1533-1542, doi: 10.1039/c5tc03529e.


G. Aloisi, D. Dolci, M. Carlà, M. Mannini, B. Piuzzi, A. Caneschi, “A capacitive probe for Electron Spin Resonance detection”, J. Magn. Reson., 2016, 263, 116-121, doi: 10.1016/j.jmr.2015.12.017.


GC. Messina, MG. Sinatra, V. Bonanni, R. Brescia, A. Alabastri, F. Pineider, G. Campo, C. Sangregorio, G. Li-Destri, G. Sfuncia,  G. Marletta, M. Condorelli, RP. Zaccaria, F. De Angelis, G. Compagnini, “Tuning the Composition of Alloy Nanoparticles Through Laser Mixing: The Role of Surface Plasmon Resonance”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120, 12810-12818, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b01465.


GF. Garcia, J. Flores-Gonzales, J.-K.Ou-Yang, N. Saleh, F. Pointillart, O. Cador, T. Guizouarn, F. Totti, L. Ouahab, J. Crassous, B. Le Guennic, “Slow Magnetic Relaxation in Chiral Helicene-Based Coordination Complexof Dysprosium”, Magnetochemistry, 2016, 3, 2-12, doi:10.3390/magnetochemistry3010002.


G. Fernandez Garcia, A. Lunghi, F. Totti, R. Sessoli, “Toward Mesoscale Properties of Self-Assembled Monolayers of SMM on Au(111): An Integrated Ad Hoc FF and DFT Study”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120, 14774-14781, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b05017.


I. Mihalcea, M. Perfetti, F. Pineider, L. Tesi, V. Mereacre,  F. Wilhelm, A. Rogalev, CE. Anson, AK. Powell, R. Sessoli, “Spin Helicity in Chiral Lanthanide Chains”, Inorg. Chem, 2016, 55, 10068-10074, doi: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b01010.


IL. Liakos, MH. Abdellatif, C. Innocenti, A. Scarpellini, R. Carzino, V. Brunetti, S. Marras, R. Brescia, F. Drago, PP. Pompa, “Antimicrobial Lemongrass Essential Oil-Copper Ferrite Cellulose Acetate Nanocapsules”, Molecules, 2016, 21, art. n. 520, doi: 10.3390/molecules21040520.


J.-K. Ou-Yang, N. Saleh, G. Fernandez Garcia, L. Norel, F. Pointillart, T. Guizouarn, O. Cador, F. Totti, L. Ouahab, J. Crassous and B. Le Guennic, "Improved slow magnetic relaxation in optically pure helicene-based DyIII single molecule magnets", Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 14474, doi: 10.1039/c6cc08638a.


L. Monico, K. Janssens, M. Cotte, L. Sorace, F.Vanmeert, BG. Brunetti, C. Miliani, “Chromium speciation methods and infrared spectroscopy for studying the chemical reactivity of lead chromate-based pigments in oil medium”, Microchem. J., 2016, 124, 272-282, doi: 10.1016/j.microc.2015.08.028.


L. Paolini, A. Zendrini, G. Di Noto, S. Busatto, E. Lottini, A. Radeghieri, A. Dossi, A. Caneschi, D. Ricotta, P. Bergese, “Residual matrix from different separation techniques impacts exosome biological activity”, Sci. Rep., 2016, 6, art. n. 23550, doi: 10.1038/srep23550.


L. Poggini, G. Cucinotta, AM. Pradipto, M. Scarrozza, P. Barone, A. Caneschi, P. Graziosi, M. Calbucci, R. Cecchini, VA. Dediu, S. Picozzi, M. Mannini, R. Sessoli, “An Organic Spin Valve Embedding a Self-Assembled Monolayer of Organic Radicals”, Adv. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 3, Art. n. 1500855, doi:10.1002/admi.201500855.


L. Rigamonti, C. Cotton, A. Nava, H. Lang, T. Ruffer, M. Perfetti, L. Sorace, AL. Barra, YH. Lan, W. Wernsdorfer, R. Sessoli, A. Cornia, “Diamondoid Structure in a Metal-Organic Framework of Fe-4 Single-Molecule Magnets”, Chem. A Eur. J., 2016, 22, 13705-13714, doi:10.1002/chem.201601383.


L. Tesi, E. Lucaccini, I. Cimatti, M. Perfetti, M. Mannini, M. Atzori, E. Morra, M. Chiesa, A. Caneschi, L. Sorace, R. Sessoli,  “Quantum coherence in a processable vanadyl complex: new tools for the search of molecular spin qubits”, Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 2074-2083, doi: 10.1039/c5sc04295j.


L. Tesi, A. Lunghi, M. Atzori, E. Lucaccini, L. Sorace, F. Totti, R. Sessoli, “Giant spin-phonon bottleneck effects in evaporable vanadyl-based molecules with long spin coherence”, Dalton Transactions, 2016, 45, 16635-16643, doi: 10.1039/c6dt02559e.


M. Atzori, E. Morra, L.Tesi, A. Albino, M. Chiesa, L. Sorace, R. Sessoli, “Quantum Coherence Times Enhancement in Vanadium(IV)-based Potential Molecular Qubits: the Key Role of the Vanadyl Moiety”, J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 11234-11244, doi: 10.1021/jacs.6b05574.


M. Atzori, L. Tesi, E. Morra, M. Chiesa, L. Sorace, R. Sessoli, “Room-Temperature Quantum Coherence and Rabi Oscillations in Vanadyl Phthalocyanine: Toward Multifunctional Molecular Spin Qubits”, J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 2154-2157, doi: 10.1021/jacs.5b13408.


M. Fittipaldi, R. Mercatelli, S. Sottini, P. Ceci, E. Falvo, D. Gatteschi, “Sensing the quantum behaviour of magnetic nanoparticles by electron magnetic resonance”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18, 3591-3597, doi: 10.1039/c5cp07018j.


M. Gysler, F. El Hallak, L. Ungur, R. Marx, M. Hakl, P. Neugebauer, Y. Rechkemmer, YH. Lan, I. Sheikin, M. Orlita, CE. Anson, AK. Powell, R. Sessoli, LF. Chibotaru, J. van Slageren, “Multitechnique investigation of Dy3-implications for coupled lanthanide clusters”, Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 4347-4354, doi: 10.1039/c6sc00318d.


M. Mariani, A. Lascialfari, A. Caneschi, L. Ammannato, D. Gatteschi, A. Rettori, MG. Pini, C. Cucci, F. Borsa, “Proton NMR study of spin dynamics in the magnetic organic chains M (hfac)(3) NITEt (M = Eu3+, Gd3+)”, Phys. Rev B, 2016, 93, art. n. 134410, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.134410.


M. Perfetti, M. Serri, L. Poggini, M. Mannini, D. Rovai, P. Sainctavit, S. Heutz, R. Sessoli, “Molecular Order in Buried Layers of TbPc2 Single-Molecule Magnets Detected by Torque Magnetometry”, Adv. Mater., 2016, 28, 6946-6951, doi: 10.1002/adma.201600791.


M. Scarrozza, P. Barone, R. Sessoli, S. Picozzi, “Magnetoelectric coupling and spin-induced electrical polarization in metal-organic magnetic chains”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 4176-4185, doi: 10.1039/c5tc03613e.


O. Blacque, A. Amjad, A. Caneschi, L. Sorace, Car, PE, “Synthesis, structure, magnetic and magnetocaloric properties of a series of {Cr(4)(III)Ln(III)} complexes”, New J. Chem., 2016, 40, 3571-3577, doi: 10.1039/c6nj00136j.


O. Drath, RW. Gable, B. Moubaraki, KS. Murray, G. Poneti, L. Sorace, C. Boskovic, “Valence Tautomerism in One-Dimensional Coordination Polymers”, Inorg. Chem., 2016, 55, 4141-4151, doi: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b02812.


P. Selvanathan, G. Huang, T. Guizouarn, T. Roisnel, G. Fernandez Garcia, F. Totti, B. Le Guennic, G. Calvez, K. Bernot, L. Norel, S. Rigaut, “Highly Axial Magnetic Anisotropy in a N3O5 Dysprosium(III) Coordination Environment Generated by a Merocyanine Ligand”, Chem.-A Eur. J., 2016, 22, 15222-15226, doi: 10.1002/chem.201603439.


R. Gualdani, A. Guerrini, E. Fantechi, C. Sangregorio, M. R. Moncelli, “Assessing the in Vitro Cardiotoxicity of Superparamagnetic Ion Oxide Nanoparticles (SPIONs)”, Biophysical Journal, 2016, 110, Book of Abstract doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2015.11.2398.


R. Otero-Lorenzo, E. Fantechi, C. Sangregorio, V. Salgueirino, “Solvothermally Driven Mn Doping and Clustering of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Heat Delivery Applications”, Chem. A Eur. J., 2016, 22, 6666-6675, doi: 10.1002/chem.201505049.


S. Sottini, G. Poneti, S. Ciattini, N. Levesanos, E. Ferentinos, J. Krzystek, L. Sorace, P. Kyritsis, “Magnetic Anisotropy of Tetrahedral Co-II Single-Ion Magnets: Solid-State Effects”, Inorg. Chem., 2016, 55, 9537-9548, doi:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b00508.


SG. Reis, M. Briganti, S. Soriano, GP. Guedes, S. Calancea, C. Tiseanu, MA. Novak, MA. del Aguila-Sanchez, F. Totti, F. Lopez-Ortiz, M. Andruh, MGF. Vaz,, “Binuclear Lanthanide-Radical Complexes Featuring Two Centers with Different Magnetic and Luminescence Properties”, Inorg. Chem., 2016, 55, 11676-11684, doi: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b01616.


SG. Reis, M. Briganti, DOTA. Martins, H. Akpinar, S. Calancea, GP. Guedes, S. Soriano, M. Andruh, RAA. Cassaro, PM. Lahti, F. Totti, MGF. Vaz, “First coordination compounds based on a bis-(imino nitroxide) biradical and 4f metal ions: synthesis, crystal structures and magnetic properties”, Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 2936-2944, doi: 10.1039/c5dt04469c.


T. Orlando, M. Albino, F. Orsini, C. Innocenti, M. Basini, P. Arosio, C. Sangregorio, M. Corti, A. Lascialfari, “On the magnetic anisotropy and nuclear relaxivity effects of Co and Ni doping in iron oxide nanoparticles”, J. Appl. Phys., 2016, 119, art. n. 134301, doi: 10.1063/1.4945026.


T. Orlando,S. Mannucci,E. Fantechi, G. Conti,S. Tambalo,A. Busato,C. Innocenti,L. Ghin,R. Bassi,P. Arosio,F. Orsini,C. Sangregorio,M. Corti,M. F. Casula,P. Marzola,A. Lascialfari,and A. Sbarbati, “Characterization of Magnetic Nanoparticles from Magnetospirillum Gryphiswaldense as potential theranostics tools, Contrast Media Mol. Imaging, 2016, 11, 139-45, doi: 10.1002/cmmi.1673.


V. Lanzilotto, L. Malavolti, S. Ninova, I. Cimatti, L. Poggini, B. Cortigiani, M. Mannini, F. Totti, A. Cornia, R.  Sessoli, “The Challenge of Thermal Deposition of Coordination Compounds: Insight into the Case of an Fe-4 Single Molecule Magnet”, Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 7693-7702, doi:10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b02696.


V. Mameli, A. Musinu, A. Ardu, G. Ennas, D. Peddis,D. Niznansky, C. Sangregorio, C. Innocenti, NTK. Thanh, C. Cannas, “Studying the effect of Zn-substitution on the magnetic and hyperthermic properties of cobalt ferrite nanoparticles”, Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 10124-10137, doi: 10.1039/c6nr01303a.


Book Chapters:


M. Perfetti, F. Pointillart, O. Cador, L. Sorace, L. Ouahab

“Luminescent Molecular Magnets”
In Molecular Magnetic Materials: Concepts and Applications, First Edition.
Edited by Barbara Sieklucka and Dawid Pinkowicz.

D. Gatteschi, R. Sessoli, L. Sorace

“Magnetic Bistability in Lanthanide-Based Molecular Systems: The Role of Anisotropy and Exchange Interactions”

In: Jean-Claude G. Bünzli and Vitalij K. Pecharsky, editors, Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths, Vol. 50, Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2016, pp. 91-139,


K.S. Pedersen, A. Vindigni, R. Sessoli, C. Coulon, R. Clérac

Single-Chain Magnets

“In Molecular Magnetic Materials: Concepts and Applications”

First Edition

Edited by Barbara Sieklucka and Dawid Pinkowicz

last update: 10-Mar-2020
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