EPR, Mössbauer and magnetic studies of coordination polymers of type [CuxFey(dedb)·2H2O]n (dedb Combining double low line dianion of 2,5-dichloro-3,6-bis (ethylamino)-1,4-benzoquinone) (x Combining double low line 0-1, y Combining double low line 0-1)

Deepshikha Singh, Làszlò Kòtai, Karoly Lazar, R. L. Prasad

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Spectroscopic studies of newly synthesized coordination polymers of the type [CuxFey(dedb)·2H2O]n {where dedb Combining double low line dianion of 2,5-dichloro-3,6-bis(ethylamino)-1,4-benzoquinone (1); x Combining double low line 1, y Combining double low line 0 (2); 0, 0.67 (3); 0.5, 0.33 (4); 0.25, 0.5 (5); 0.125, 0.583 (6); 0.0625, 0.625 (7) and n Combining double low line degree of polymerization} have been carried out by IR, Mössbauer and electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopic techniques. Powder X-ray diffraction studies reveal the crystalline nature of the polymers. Mössbauer and EPR spectroscopic studies and variable temperature susceptibility measurements indicate the presence of high spin Fe(III) (S Combining double low line 5/2) in the polymers. A rare coexistence of ferromagnetism and electrical conductivity observed is discussed under present communication.

Original languageEnglish
Article number5044
Pages (from-to)59-68
Number of pages10
JournalSolid State Sciences
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2015



  • EPR spectroscopy
  • Mössbauer spectroscopy
  • Powder X-ray diffraction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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