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Magnetic criteria of aromaticity in a benzene cation and anion: how does the Jahn–Teller effect influence the aromaticity?

Andjelković, Ljubica ; Perić, Marko ; Zlatar, Matija ; Grubišić, Sonja ; Gruden-Pavlović, Maja

In: Tetrahedron Letters, 2011, vol. 53, no. 7, p. 794-799

The aromatic/antiaromatic behavior of the Jahn–Teller (JT) active benzene cation and anion has been investigated using Density Functional Theory (DFT) calculations of Nuclear Independent Chemical Shifts (NICS) and magnetic susceptibility. NICS parameters have been scanned along the Intrinsic Distortion Path (IDP) for the benzene cation showing antiaromaticity which decreases with increasing...

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Magnetic anisotropy in ‘scorpionate’ first-row transition-metal complexes: a theoretical investigation

Perić, Marko ; García-Fuente, Amador ; Zlatar, Matija ; Daul, Claude ; Stepanović, Stepan ; García-Fernández, Pablo ; Gruden-Pavlović, Maja

In: Chemistry – A European Journal, 2015, vol. 21, no. 9, p. 3716–3726

In this work we have analyzed in detail the magnetic anisotropy in a series of hydrotris(pyrazolyl)borate (Tp−) metal complexes, namely [VTpCl]+, [CrTpCl]+, [MnTpCl]+, [FeTpCl], [CoTpCl], and [NiTpCl], and their substituted methyl and tert-butyl analogues with the goal of observing the effect of the ligand field on the magnetic properties. In the [VTpCl]+, [CrTpCl]+, [CoTpCl], and [NiTpCl]...

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Spherical aromaticity of Jahn–Teller active fullerene ions

Perić, Marko ; Andjelković, Ljubica ; Zlatar, Matija ; Nikolić, Aleksandar S. ; Daul, Claude ; Gruden-Pavlović, Maja

In: Monatshefte für Chemie - Chemical Monthly, 2013, vol. 144, no. 6, p. 817–823

Density functional theory was applied to compute the nucleus-independent chemical shifts of fullerene (C₆₀), the fullerene ion C₆₀ ¹⁰⁺, and the Jahn–Teller active fullerene anion C₆₀ ⁻ and cation C₆₀ ⁺. Positioning a ³He nucleus inside the cage of each of these fullerene species facilitates investigations of the substantial differences among them, ³He NMR chemical...