Low Temperature Physics: 47, 457 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/10.0004967
Fizika Nizkikh Temperatur: Volume 47, Number 6 (June 2021), p. 491-500    ( to contents , go back )

Effect of compression in molecular spin-crossover chains

A. Gudyma

Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Weinberg 2, 06120 Halle/Saale, Germany

Iu. Gudyma

Physical Technical and Computer Sciences Institute of Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University Chernivtsi 58012, Ukraine
E-mail: yugudyma@gmail.com
pos Анотація:619

Received March 11, 2021, published online April 26, 2021

Abstract

The thermodynamic properties of a one-dimensional spin-crossover molecular chain under constant external pressure are investigated. The effective compressible degenerate Ising model is used as a theoretical basis. Analytical results for the crossover from low to high spin are obtained using the transfer matrix formalism. Exact expressions are obtained for the fraction of molecules in the high-spin state, the correlation function, and the heat capacity. The analysis of the range of parameters in which the spin-crossover occurs is carried out, and it is shown how the pressure changes the position of the crossover.

Key words: spin-crossover, molecular chain, Ising model, magnetization, phonons.

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