Intermediate spin, Schrödinger cat states, and nanomagnets

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Quantum effects for nanoscale systems were drawing significant interest. In view of this, quantum tunneling in small magnetic clusters such as Fe8 and Mn12 is of particular interest. This article illustrates that these nanomagnets exhibit a number of fairly unique quantum effects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number167201
Pages (from-to)167201/1-167201/4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number16
StatePublished - Oct 15 2001

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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