A topologically unique alternating {CoIII3GdIII3} magnetocaloric ring

Heras Ojea, María José and Lorusso, Giulia and Craig, Gavin A. and Wilson, Claire and Evangelisti, Marco and Murrie, Mark (2017) A topologically unique alternating {CoIII3GdIII3} magnetocaloric ring. Chemical Communications, 53 (35). pp. 4799-4802. ISSN 1359-7345 (https://doi.org/10.1039/C7CC02243C)

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The adiabatic temperature change of the star-shaped {CoIII3GdIII3} magnetocaloric ring is enhanced via topological control over the assembly process, by using a pre-formed {CoII(H6L)} building block that undergoes oxidation to CoIII, successfully separating the GdIII ions.