molecular magnet

molecular magnet

[mə′lek·yə·lər ′mag·nət]
(physical chemistry)
A molecule having a nonvanishing magnetic dipole moment, whether it is permanent or produced by an external field.
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Fallon's insightful research on muscle cell biology (1994-2000) that ultimately led to the 2010 discovery that biglycan could serve as a molecular magnet to attract the utrophin protein.
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Objective: "A revolution is underway, as molecular magnets are establishing a fundamental link between spintronics, molecular electronics and quantum computation.
Previous research attempts to design and synthesize organic molecular magnets and high-spin molecules have been unsuccessful.
Following the introduction, chapters discuss synthesis of nanoparticulate magnetic materials; preparation and properties of magnetic metallopolymer nanocomposites; magnetic nanocomposites based on the metal containing nanoparticles inside the polyethylene matrix; preparation, structure, and properties of organized ensembles of magnetic nanoparticles; effects of size, shape, and interactions on the magnetism of nanoparticles; electron magnetic resonance of nanoparticles; micromagnetics of small ferromagnetic particles; high-spin polynuclear carboxylate complexes and molecular magnets with VII and VIII group 3d-metals; and biomedical applications of magnetic nanoparticles.
In contrast to previously reported molecular magnets, their compounds have an unusual 2:1 metal to ligand ratio and also are comparably stable at ambient conditions.
Other types of systems that have been investigated with magnetic diffraction include heavy fermion systems (8-13), ruthenates (14-15) and cobalates (16-17), amorphous (18) and nanocrystalline (19-21) systems, frustrated magnets (22-24), molecular magnets, (25-26) and colossal magnetoresistive oxides (27-33).
Density Matrix Equation for a Bathed Small System and its Application to Molecular Magnets
works in materials science on the molecular magnets program within Du Pont Central Research and Development.
High-abundance proteins, such as albumin, found in blood serum appear to act as molecular magnets that mop up the fragments, and our work to date demonstrates that these fragments can be identified, measured and analyzed in the context of specific diseases, such as early stage ovarian cancer.
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