SQUID magnetometry as a tool for following a clock reaction in solution

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  • R Evans
  • KB Henbest
  • MA Hayward
  • K Maeda
  • CR Timmel

Colleges, School and Institutes


SQUID magnetometry, normally used to characterise the properties of solids, was used to follow a clock reaction in solution, namely the auto-catalytic oxidation of [Co(II) EDTA](2-) by H2O2, in real time and it was shown that, in combination with other methods (e. g., magnetic resonance proton relaxation studies and UV-vis absorption analysis), SQUID magnetometry can be a powerful method in elucidating and interpreting the time-profile of chemical reactions so as long as reactants, intermediates and products have suitably large differences in their respective magnetic susceptibilities.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2467-2469
Number of pages3
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009