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Complete Active Space Wavefunction-Based Analysis of Magnetization and Electronic Structure

  • Frédéric Gendron
  • Hélène Bolvin
  • Jochen Autschbach
Part of the Topics in Organometallic Chemistry book series


A theoretical framework for the generation of natural orbitals, natural spin orbitals, as well as orbital- and spin-magnetizations, from multi-configurational ab initio wavefunction calculations including spin-orbit coupling is presented. Selected case studies show how these computational orbital and magnetization tools can be used to interpret and rationalize the magnetic properties of complexes containing transition metals, lanthanides, and actinides.


Electron spin Hamiltonian Magnetization Natural orbitals Spin Hamiltonian Spin orbit coupling Wavefunction calculations Zeeman interaction 



J.A. acknowledges support of his research on EPR and NMR parameters of actinide complexes, and theoretical method developments, by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Heavy Element Chemistry program, under grant DE-SC0001136.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frédéric Gendron
    • 1
  • Hélène Bolvin
    • 2
  • Jochen Autschbach
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity at Buffalo, State University of New YorkBuffaloUSA
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Physique et de Chimie QuantiquesUniversité Toulouse 3ToulouseFrance

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