Carbon Based Magnetism: An Overview of the Magnetism of Metal Free Carbon-based Compounds and…

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byTatiana Makarova, Tatiana Makarova, Fernando Palacio

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Carbon Based Magnetism is the most complete, detailed, and accurate guide on the magnetism of carbon, the main element of living creatures. Written by the leading experts in the field, the book provides a comprehensive review of relevant experimental data and theoretical concepts related to the magnetism of metal-free carbon systems. These systems include carbon based compounds, namely organic radical magnetic systems, and magnetic materials based on carbon structures. The aim is to advance the understanding of the fundamental properties of carbon.

This volume discusses all major modern hypotheses on the physical nature of magnetic ordering in carbon systems. The first chapters deal with magnetic ordering mechanisms in p-electron systems as well as molecular magnets with spins residing only in p-orbitals. The following chapters explore the magnetic properties of pure carbon, with particular emphasis on nanosized carbon systems with closed boundary (fullerenes and nanotubes) and with open boundary (structures with edge-localized magnetic states). The remaining chapters focus on newer topics: experimental observation and theoretical models for magnetic ordering above room temperature in pure carbon. The book also includes twenty three review articles that summarize the most significant recent and ongoing exciting scientific developments and provide the explanation. It also highlights some problems that have yet to be solved and points out new avenues for research.

This book will appeal to physicists, chemists and biologists.

  • The most complete, detailed, and accurate Guide in the magnetism of carbon
  • Dynamically written by the leading experts
  • Deals with recent scientific highlights
  • Gathers together chemists and physicists, theoreticians and experimentalists
  • Unified treatment rather than a series of individually authored papers
  • Description of genuine organic molecular ferromagnets
  • Unique description of new carbon materials with Curie temperatures well above ambient.

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Carbon Based Magnetism is the most complete, detailed, and accurate guide on the magnetism of carbon, the main element of living creatures. Written by the leading experts in the field, the book provides a comprehensive review of relevant experimental data and theoretical concepts related to the magnetism of metal-free carbon systems. T...

Fernando Palacio is Professor of Research of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas at the Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Aragón and member of the Condensed Matter Physics Department at the University of Zaragoza. His research interests are in molecular magnetism, the magnetism of disordered antiferromagnets and mag...
Format:OtherDimensions:576 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:January 16, 2006Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080460372

ISBN - 13:9780080460376

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Editors Preface Foreword 1. Localized Spins Exchange-coupled with Itinerant Electrons in Organic &pgr;-electronic System (T. Sugawara and M.M. Matsushita) 2. Magneto-structural Correlations in @pgr;-Conjugated Nitroxide-based Radicals: Hydrogen-bonds and Related Interactions in Molecular Organic Solids (P.M. Lahti) 3. Persistent High-spin Organic Polyradicals (H. Murata and H. Nishide) 4. Verdazyl-based Magnetic Systems (K. Mukai) 5. Quantum Spin Magnetism in Nitroxide-based Compounds (Y. Hosokoshi and K. Inoue) 6. The Magnetism of &pgr;-Orbitals under Pressure (K. Takeda and M. Mito) 7. Spin Density Distribution and Interaction Mechanisms in Thiazyl-based Magnets (J. Campo, J. Luzón, F. Palacio, and J. Rawson) 8. Magnetic Bistability in Molecule-based Magnetic Materials (K. Awaga, W. Fujita, T. Tanaka, H. Matsuzaki, and H. Okamoto) 9. The Nature of Effective Exchange Interaction (K. Yamaguchi, S. Yamanaka, and Y. Kitagawa) 10. Magnetism of Fullerene Charge-transfer Complexes (A. Omerzu and M. Tokumoto) 11. Diamagnetism of Diamond and Graphite (A.V. Nikolaev and B. Verberck) 12. Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Nanographites (K. Wakabayashi) 13. Flat-band Ferromagnetism in Organic Crystals (K. Kusakabe) 14. Magnetism in Nanometer-scale Materials that Contain No Magnetic Elements (A. Oshiyama and S. Okada) 15. Interactions and Disorder in 2D Graphite Sheets (F. Guinea, M.P. López-Sancho, and M.A.H. Vozmediano) 16. The Magnetic Nature of Intrinsic and Irradiation-induced Defects in Carbon Systems (P.O. Lehtinen, A.V. Krasheninnikov, A.S. Foster, and R.M. Nieminen) 17. Unconventional Magnetic Properties of Nanographite (T. Enoki and K. Takai) 18. Ferromagnetic and Superconducting Instabilities in Graphite (Y. Kopelevich, S. Moehlecke, and R.R. da Silva) 19. Induced Magnetic Order by Ion Irradiation of Carbon-based Structures (P. Esquinazi, R. Höhne, K.-H. Han, D. Spemann, A. Setzer, M. Diaconu, H. Schmidt, and T. Butz) 20. Magnetic Properties of Novel Carbon Allotropes (A.V. Rode, A.G. Christy, E.G. Gamaly, S.T. Hyde, and B. Luther-Davies) 21. McConnel Model for the Magnetism of C{INF}60{L/INF}-based Polymers (A.N. Andriotis, M. Menon, R. M. Sheetz, and E. Richter) 22. The Mechanism of the Magnetic Interaction in Polymeric-C{INF}60{L/INF}- Fullerenes (J. Ribas-Ariño and J.J. Novoa) 23. Ferromagnetism in Defective Polymerised C{INF}60{L/INF}- (J.A. Chan, B. Montanari, and N.M. Harrison) 24. Ferromagnetic Carbonaceous Compounds (T.L. Makarova) Subject Index