Inside Cover: Room Temperature Magnetic Detection of Spin Switching in Nanosized Spin-Crossover Materials (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 4/2013)



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Spin transitions in nanosized materials can be detected using a highly sensitive hybrid sensor, which combines anisotropic magnetoresistive and planar Hall effects. In their Communication on page 1185 ff., F. Terki, C. G. Kim, A. Bousseksou, and co-workers describe a prototype of the sensor and discuss its use for nanoscale magnetic measurements around room temperature. The picture shows an artistic view of the sensor, on which nanoparticles of a ferrous spin-crossover complex have been deposited.

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