Giant Hysteresis of Single-Molecule Magnets Adsorbed on a Nonmagnetic Insulator

Christian Wäckerlin, Fabio Donati, Aparajita Singha, Romana Baltic, Stefano Rusponi, Katharina Diller, François Patthey, Marina Pivetta, Yanhua Lan, Svetlana Klyatskaya, Mario Ruben, Harald Brune, Jan Dreiser

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5195-5199
Number of pages5
JournalAdvanced Materials
Issue number26
StatePublished - Jul 2016

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Funding Information:
C.W., A.S., R.B., and J.D. gratefully acknowledge funding by the Swiss National Science Foundation (Grants PZ00P2_142474, 200020_157081/1 and 200021_146715/1). K.D. acknowledges support from the “EPFL Fellows” program co-funded by Marie Curie, FP7 grant agreement no. 291771. Y.L. and M.R. would like to thank the EC-FET-Open project “MOQUAS” and the ANR "MolQuSpin". The authors thank Christopher Bergman for the help with preparing the table of contents graphic.


  • X-ray absorption spectroscopy
  • scanning tunneling microscopy
  • single-molecule magnets
  • surfaces

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