Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry B

, Volume 13, Issue 3, pp 408–412 | Cite as

Magnetic Anisotropy in K0.4[Cr(CN)6][Mn(S)-pn](S)-pnH0.6 Molecular Ferrimagnets

  • M. V. KirmanEmail author
  • E. I. Kunitsyna


The deviation of the temperature dependence of the magnetocrystalline anisotropy in a K0.4[Cr(CN)6][Mn(S)-pn](S)-pnH0.6 uniaxial ferrimagnetic molecular magnet from the theoretical predictions for this dependence are revealed and discussed. The Dzyaloshinskii–Moriya interaction, which becomes significant at low temperatures and causes non-collinear ordering of spins, is shown to be the source of this deviation.


magnetic anisotropy spin-orbit interaction molecular magnets 



The authors are grateful to Prof. R.B. Morgunov for discussing the results.


The work was supported by the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences (grant within the program 18-030 II, topic 1 “Nanostructures: physics, chemistry, biology, and basics of technology”).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of SciencesChernogolovkaRussia

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