We demonstrate the direct observation of long-range ferrimagnetic order emerging in a two-dimensional supramolecular Kondo lattice. The lattice consists of paramagnetic hexadeca-fluorinated iron phthalocyanine and manganese phthalocyanine co-assembled into a chessboard pattern on single-crystalline Au(111) substrates.
These findings suggest the use of molecular frameworks to engineer low-dimensional magnetically ordered materials.
This collaborative work was carried out with the "Bern-team" of Dr. Shi-Xia Liu / Prof. Silvio Decurtins.
J. Girovsky, J. Nowakowski, Md. E. Ali, M. Baljozovic, H. R. Rossmann, T. Nijs, E. A. Aeby, S. Nowakowska, D. Siewert, G. Srivastava, C. Wäckerlin, J. Dreiser, S. Decurtins, S.-X. Liu, P. M. Oppeneer, T. A. Jung, N. Ballav;
"Long-range ferrimagnetic order in a two-dimensional supramolecular Kondo lattice"
Nature Commun., 2017, 8, 15388/1-8;
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