Chilling with Magnetic Molecules

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  • Prof. Dr. Roberta Sessoli

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    1. Department of Chemistry and INSTM, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Via della Lastruccia, 3-16, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Italy)
    • Department of Chemistry and INSTM, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Via della Lastruccia, 3-16, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Italy)
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  • The financial support of the European Research Council through the Advanced Grant MolNanoMaS is acknowledged.

Abstract

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Fridge magnets: Molecular magnetism appears to be able to provide an alternative route for low-temperature refrigeration by providing molecules with large spin and weak magnetic anisotropy that display a large magnetocaloric effect.

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