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Magnetic molecules back in the race

Single-molecule magnets have potential data-storage applications, but will need to work at a much higher temperature than has been possible. Two studies suggest that this goal could be met in the near future. See Letter p.439

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Figure 1: Synthesis and structure of a single-molecule magnet.

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Sessoli, R. Magnetic molecules back in the race. Nature 548, 400–401 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/548400a

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