Coordination structure and magnetic property of poly(pyridilenemethylidenenitriloiron)s

Hiroyuki Nishide, Naoki Yoshioka, Eishun Tsuchida, Hidenari Inoue

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Poly[bis(2,6‐pyridinediylmethylidenenitrilohexamethylenenitrilomethylidene)iron sulfate] was said to be a ferromagnetic compound by earlier investigators. This polymer and its derivatives are carefully reprepared and their unusual magnetic property is reinvestigated spectroscopically. The counter anion species and spacer length of the polymers affect their coordination structure and magnetism. Mössbauer spectroscopy and x‐ray diffractometry on the polymers indicate that their unusual magnetic property is caused by the ferromagnetic iron oxide slightly formed in the polymers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)497-505
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1989 Jan 30
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry


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