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Quantum spin chains go organic

An organic quantum magnet has been prepared in short chains of porphyrin derivatives through a combination of on-surface synthesis and atom manipulation using the tip of a scanning probe microscope.

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Fig. 1: S = 1 Haldane chain built from diradical porphyrin units.


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Jelínek, P. Quantum spin chains go organic. Nat. Chem. 15, 12–13 (2023).

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