We show that an ethylenic coupler provides a very strong intramolecular magnetic interaction. A recently synthesized nitronyl nitroxide derivative, D-NIT2, is investigated by ab initio quantum chemical methods. The broken symmetry approach yields a coupling constant −541 K that is in good agreement with the observed value in solid state.
We are working at the Institute of Nano Science and Technology Mohali, one of the leading research institutes in India in the field of Nano Science. INST is located in Chandigarh, one of the major cities of India.