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  • Name: Mónica Soler Jaumá
  • Date of birth:
  • Place of birth: Spain.
  • Research:
    Coordination supramolecular chemistry. Study of magnetic properties and applications of polymetallic compounds. Synthesis and characterization of molecular magnets.
  • Current affiliation:
    Full time, Assistant Proffesor, Facultad de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas, Universidad de Chile.
  • Degrees:
    Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry. Indiana University. 2003. (USA).
    Master in Inorganic Chemistry, Universidad de Barcelona. (España).
    Bachelor in Chemistry, Universidad de Barcelona. (España).
  • Teaching duties:
    - Chemistry
    - Inorganic Chemistry
    - Chemistry of Materials
    - Laboratory of Materials
    - New Materials for Engineering

Recent ISI Publications

  1. "Novel paramagnetic-luminescent building blocks containing manganese(II) and anthracene-based curcuminoids"
    Menelaou M., Weyhermuller T., Soler M., Aliaga D-Alcalde N.
    Polyhedron, 52: 398-405 (2013).
  2. "Supramolecular Dendrimer Chemistry"
    M. Soler and G. R. Newkome,
    in Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecules to Nanomaterials, edited by Philip A. Gale and
    Jonathan W. Steed, John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., 2012; Volume 7: Soft Matter, 32-3295.
  3. "Hexameric Macrocyclic Architectures in Heterocyclic Chemistry"
    Soler, M.; Moorefield C. N. and Newkome G. R.
    Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Editor, Alan R. Katritzky, 101: 1-74 (2010).
  4. "Hexameric Palladium(II) Terpyridyl Metallomacrocycles: Assembly with 4,4 '-Bipyridine and Characterization by TWIM Mass Spectrometry"
    Perera S., Li XP., Soler M., Schultz A., Wesdemiotis C., Moorefield CN., Newkome GR. ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, 39(7): 6539-6544 (2010).
  5. "Self Assembly and Traveling Wave Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Hexacadmium Macrocycles
    Chan, Y. -T.; Li, X.; Soler, M; Wang, J. -L.; Wesdemiotis, C. and Newkome, G. R.
    .J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131(45): 16395+ (2009).
  6. "Unexpected Isolation of a Pentameric Metallomacrocycle from an Fe(II)-Mediated Complexation of 120° Juxtaposed 2,2':6',2''-Terpyridine Ligands"
    Chan, Y.T.; Moorefield, C.N.; Soler, M. and Newkome, G.R.
    Chem. Eur. J., 16(6): 1768-1771 (2009).
  7. "Distinguishing Between Dexter and Rapid Sequential Electron Transfer in Covalently Linked Donor-Acceptor Assemblies"
    Soler, M. and McCusker, J. K.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 130(14): 4708-4724 (2008).
  8. "Studies of an Enneanuclear Manganese Single-Molecule Magnet"
    Piligkos, S.; Rajaraman, G.; Soler, M.; Kirchner, N.; van Slageren, J.; Bircher, R.; Parsons, S.; Guedel, H.-U.; Kortus, J.; Wernsdorfer, W.; Christou, G. and Brechin, E. K.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127(15): 5572-5580 (2005).
  9. "Single-Molecule Magnets: Structural Characterization, Magnetic Properties, and 19F NMR Spectroscopy of a Mn12 Family Spanning Three Oxidation Levels"
    Chakov, N. E.; Soler, M.; Wernsdorfer, W.; Abboud, K. A. and Christou, G., . Inorg. Chem., 15: 5304 (2005).
  10. "Inelastic Neutron Scattering Study of Electron Reduction in Mn12 Derivatives"
    Basler, R.; Sieber, A.; Chaboussant, G.; Guedel, H. U.; Chakov, N. E.; Soler, M.; Christou, G.; Desmedt, A. and Lechner, R.
    Inorg. Chem., 44: 649 (2005).
  11. "Single-Molecule Magnets: A Large Mn30 Molecular Nanomagnet Exhibiting Quantum Tunneling of Magnetization
    Soler, M.; Wernsdorfer, W.; Folting, K.; Pink M. and Christou, G.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 126(7): 2156-2165 (2004).
  12. "A Family of Manganese Rods: Syntheses, Structures, and Magnetic Properties"
    Rajaraman, G.; Murugesu, M.; Sanudo, E. C.; Soler, M.; Wernsdorfer, W.; Helliwell, M.; Muryn, C.; Raftery, J.; Teat, S. J.; Christou, G. and Brechin, E. K.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 126(47): 15445-15457 (2004).
  13. "Novel Octanuclear and Enneanuclear Manganese Clusters with Carboxylate and Pyrimidine Ligands"
    Brechin, E. K.; Christou, G.; Soler, M.; Helliwell, M. and Teat, S. J.
    Dalton Trans., 4: 513 (2003).
  14. "Single-Molecule Magnets: Two-Electron Reduced Version of a Mn12 Complex, and Environmental Influences on the Magnetization Relaxation of (PPh4)2[Mn12O12(O2CCHCl2)16(H2O)4]"
    Soler, M.; Wernsdorfer, W.; Abboud, K. A.; Huffman, J. C.; Davidson, E. R.; Hendrickson D. N. and Christou G.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 125(12): 3576-3588 (2003).
  15. "Dodecanuclear and Octanuclear Manganese Rods"
    Brechin, E. K.; Soler, M.; Christou, G.; Helliwell, M.; Teat, S. J. and Wernsdorfer W.
    Chem. Comm., 11: 1276-1277 (2003).
  16. "New Example of Jahn-Teller Isomerism in [Mn12O12(O2CR)16(H2O)4] Complexes"
    Soler, M.; Wernsdorfer, W.; Sun, Z.; Ruiz, D.; Huffman, J. C.; Hendrickson D. N. and Christou, G.
    Polyhedron, 22(14-17): 1783 (2003).
  17. "Single-Molecule Magnetism Behaviour of [Mn12O12(O2CR)16(H2O)4]2- Salts"
    Soler, M.; Wernsdorfer, W.; Abboud, K.A.; Hendrickson, D.N. and Christou, G.
    Polyhedron, 22(14-17): 1777 (2003).
  18. "Magnetization Tunneling in an Enneanuclear Manganese Cage."
    Brechin, Euan K.; Soler, M.; Christou, G.; Davidson, J.; Hendrickson, D. N.; Parsons, S. and Wernsdorfer, W.
    Polyhedron, 22(14-17): 1771 (2003).
  19. "Single-Molecule Magnets: Control by a Single Solvent Molecule of Jahn-Teller Isomerism in [Mn12O12(O2CCH2But)16(H2O)4]"
    Soler, M.; Wernsdorfer, W.; Sun, Z.; Huffman, J. C.; Hendrickson, D. N. and Christou, G.
    Chem. Comm., 21: 2672-2673 (2003).
  20. "Synthesis, Crystal Structure and Magnetic Properties of a New Ferromagnetic Nickel(II) Dimer Derived from a Hexadentate Schiff base ligand"
    Deoghoria, S.; Sain, S.; Soler, M.; Wong, W. T.; Christou, G.; Bera S. K. and Chandra, S. K.
    Polyhedron, 22: 257 (2003).

  • FONDECYT Nº 1120109, (2012-2016)
    "Single chain magnets derived from new planar Schiff base ligands."
  • CONICYT RINGS, (2012-2015)
    "Interdisciplinary program of nanomaterials and Molecular systems."
    Sub-director [ACT1117]
  • FONDECYT N° 1110206, (2011-2014)
    "Synthesis and characterization of polinuclear metal complexes containing dendritic or dendronic ligands as single molecule magnets"
    Researcher in charge.
  • URedes, (2011-2012)
    "Molecular Materials on Surfaces Group. Vicerrectoría de investigación y Desarrollo, Universidad de Chile "
    Researcher in charge.