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Durham University

Department of Physics

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Publication details for Professor Tom Lancaster

Manson, Jamie L., Schlueter, John A., Garrett, Kerry E., Goddard, Paul A., Lancaster, Tom, Möller, Johannes S., Blundell, Stephen J., Steele, Andrew J., Franke, Isabel, Pratt, Francis L., Singleton, John, Bendix, Jesper, Lapidus, Saul H., Uhlarz, Marc, Ayala-Valenzuela, Oscar, McDonald, Ross D., Gurak, Mary & Baines, Christopher (2016). Bimetallic MOFs (H3O)x[Cu(MF6)(pyrazine)2]·(4 − x)H2O (M = V4+, x = 0; M = Ga3+, x = 1): co-existence of ordered and disordered quantum spins in the V4+ system. Chemical Communications 52(85): 12653-12656.

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The title compounds are bimetallic MOFs containing [Cu(pyz)2]2+ square lattices linked by MF6n− octahedra. In each, only the Cu2+ spins exhibit long-range magnetic order below 3.5 K (M = V4+) and 2.6 K (M = Ga3+). The V4+ spins remain disordered down to 0.5 K.