Computer Based Projects for a Chemistry Curriculum

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This e-book is a collection of exercises designed for students studying chemistry courses at a high school or undergraduate level. The e-book contains 24 chapters each containing various activities ...
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The Single Molecule Magnets Mn12 and Fe8

Pp. 106-118 (13)

Thomas J. Manning and Aurora P. Gramatges

Abstract

In this exercise students will review a number of fundamental concepts including molecular geometry, electron configurations, magnetism, metal-ligand interactions, and material science. Students will use molecular modelling software to build, visualize and study a cutting edge material (single molecule magnet).

Keywords:

Molecular geometry, magnetism, molecular modeling, molecular magnets, nanomaterials.

Affiliation:

Department of Chemistry, Valdosta State University Valdosta GA 31698, USA