Challenges in assignment of orbital populations in a high spin manganese(III) complex
AuthorsFitzpatrick, Anthony J.
Morgan, Grace G.
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Magnetic, structural and computational data of four complex salts with the same mononuclear high spin octahedral Mn(III) complex cation are reported. The manifestation of Jahn-Teller-like distortions in the Mn(III) cation is dependent on the nature of the charge-balancing anion, with small anions yielding a planar elongation and large anions freezing out a preferential axial elongation along one of the amine-Mn-imine directions within that same plane. Modulation of the lattice by changing the charge balancing anion results in mixing of the orbital symmetry due to vibrational perturbation.
Source:Dalton Transactions, 2016, 45, 15, 6702-6708
- Royal Soc Chemistry, Cambridge
- Rational design and synthesis of biologically active and coordination compounds and functional materials, relevant for (bio)nanotechnology (RS-172035)
- COST Action [CM1305]
- Ramon y Cajal fellowship [RYC-2013-12515]
- Cultural Service of the French Embassy in Ireland
- Science Foundation Ireland [12/IP/1703]
- Irish Higher Education Authority
- National University of Ireland
- University College Dublin
- Published version: http://cer.ihtm.bg.ac.rs/handle/123456789/3624
- This is peer-reviewed version of the following article: Fitzpatrick, A. J.; Stepanovic, S.; Müller-Bunz, H.; Gruden-Pavlović, M. A.; García-Fernández, P.; Morgan, G. G. Challenges in Assignment of Orbital Populations in a High Spin Manganese(Iii) Complex. Dalton Transactions 2016, 45 (15), 6702–6708. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5dt03914b