Electric and magnetic properties of a new conducting salt (DMTSA)2Cl (DMTSA = 2,3-dimethyl-tetraselenoanthracene)

M. Yanai, K. Kawabata, T. Sambongi, Y. Aso, K. Takimiya, T. Otsubo

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Abstract

A novel charge transfer salt (DMTSA)2Cl was synthesized, where DMTSA is 2,3-dimethyl-tetraselenoanthracene. The salt belongs to a tetragonal space group, and lattice constants are a = b = 17.5 Å, c = 5.06 Å. Temperature dependences of the conductivity and of the magnetic susceptibility reveal that the system undergoes a metal-insulator transition around 240 K. A high-pressure experiment indicates that this transition does not arise from the one dimensionality of the electronic structure, such as the Peierls transition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)155-157
Number of pages3
JournalSynthetic Metals
Volume79
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1996 May 15
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • 2,3-dimethyl-tetraselenoanthracene chloride
  • Electric properties
  • Magnetic properties

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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