Chemical Papers

, Volume 67, Issue 3, pp 300–304 | Cite as

Magnetic chains formed from tetra-coordinate Co(II) complexes

  • Monika Idešicová
  • Alžbeta Krutošíková
  • Viera Mrázová
  • Roman BočaEmail author
Original Paper


Two tetra-coordinate Co(II) complexes, [CoCl2(bzfupy)2] and [CoCl2(p-tol)2] with N-donor ligands, are apparently mononuclear systems. The magnetic susceptibility at low temperature attains a maximum which is a fingerprint of the exchange interaction. The exchange coupling constant fitted to a model of 1D-magnetic chain yields J/hc = −0.50 cm−1 and −0.57 cm−1, respectively. The magnetic interaction is mediated by the π-π stacking in the first complex, and the short Cl…Cl contacts in the second.


cobalt(II) complexes magnetic chain exchange coupling 


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© Institute of Chemistry, Slovak Academy of Sciences 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Monika Idešicová
    • 1
  • Alžbeta Krutošíková
    • 1
  • Viera Mrázová
    • 1
  • Roman Boča
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural SciencesUniversity of Ss. Cyril and MethodiusTrnavaSlovakia
  2. 2.Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Technology and Materials, Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology, Radlinského 9Slovak University of TechnologyBratislavaSlovakia

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