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Multifunctional Spin Crossover Materials

Objective

This project deals with an exchange programme of seven research teams with the aim to establish and consolidate a network for the design of innovative multifunctional materials based upon iron(II) spin crossover complexes: their synthesis, magnetic and spectroscopic studies, investigations on their crystalline, liquid crystalline and morphological structures, pressure effects on spin crossover properties and, particularly, their implementation into pressure sensors. The synthetic part of this project aims to access novel types of crystalline and liquid crystalline spin crossover complexes, hybrid luminescent materials, photo-switchable liquid crystalline compounds, composites and nano-objects of original morphologies and transition characteristics. These switchable materials will become a matter of different experiments under pressure: magnetic and Mӧssbauer measurements under hydrostatic pressure and optical experiments in a gas pressure cell. This will allow to reach an important impact on the synthesis of new bistable materials, on their behaviour under pressure, and to make them an active part of different pressure sensors. The academic participants involved in this work have collaborated on joint projects and have co-authored several scientific papers. The two industrial institutions have a recognized expertise in organic and material synthesis, commercialization, as well possessing experience on elaboration of spin transition materials. The establishment of this joint exchange programme will promote and strengthen the complementarity of the participants and will stimulate cross-fertilization, thus forming an excellent centre of synergy in research, innovation and technology in the area of functional materials. This network offers a complete training in the synthesis and characterization of new spin crossover materials for various applications.

Coordinator

UNIVERSITATEA STEFAN CEL MARE DIN SUCEAVA
Net EU contribution
€ 162 000,00
Address
Strada University 13
720229 Suceava
Romania

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Region
Macroregiunea Doi Nord-Est Suceava
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00

Participants (5)

UNIVERSITAT DE VALENCIA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 94 500,00
Address
Avenida Blasco Ibanez 13
46010 Valencia

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Region
Este Comunitat Valenciana Valencia/València
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 94 500,00
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00
INSTITUTUL DE CHIMIE MACROMOLECULARA PETRU PONI
Romania
Net EU contribution
€ 117 000,00
Address
Aleea Grigore Ghica Voda 41a
700487 Iasi

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Region
Macroregiunea Doi Nord-Est Iaşi
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00
UKRORGSYNTEZ
Ukraine
Net EU contribution
€ 360 000,00
Address
Schorsa 29
01133 Kyiv

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00
SRL POLIVALENT-95
Moldova
Net EU contribution
€ 126 000,00
Address
Str. Ismail 92 Ap. 6
2001 Chisinau

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00