Former Members of the Güdel Group

Dr. Reto Basler;
graduate student until May 2003

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Dr. Reto Basler
Solothurnstrasse 45
CH - 3294 Büren a. A.
Phone +41 (0)32 353 77 12
Fax +41 (0)32 353 77 12



Research field

Our main interest lies in the physical characterization of high-nuclearity spin clusters by the spectroscopic method of  inelastic neutron scattering and then modelling the observed INS behaviour with an appropriate spin Hamiltonian. 


Thomas Armbruster, Reto Basler, Patric Mikhail and Jürg Hulliger
Defect Structure of Ytterbium(III) Doped Na2SO4 Phase I
J. Sol. State Chem. 145, 309-316 (1999)

Patric Mikhail, Reto Basler and Jürg Hulliger
Czochralski growth and spectroscopic investigations of Yb3+, La3+: Na2SO4(I) and Nd3+: Na2SO4(I)
J. Mater. Res. 14, 4093 (1999)

Hanspeter Andres, Reto Basler, Hans-Ulrich Güdel, Guillem Aromi, George Christou, Herma Büttner and Benoit Rufflé
Inelastic Neutron Scattering and Magnetic Susceptibilities of the Single-Molecule Magnets [Mn4O3X(OAc)3(dbm)3] (X=Br, Cl, OAc and F): Variation of the Anisotropy along the Series.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 122, 12469-12477 (2000)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)

Hanspeter Andres, Juan M. Clemente-Juan, Reto Basler, Michael Aebersold, Hans-Ulrich Güdel, Juan J. Borrás-Almenar, A. Gaita, Eugenio Coronado, Herma Büttner and Stefan Janssen
Magnetic Polyoxometalates: Anisotropic Antiferro- and Ferromagnetic Exchange Interactions in the Pentameric Cobalt(II) Cluster [Co3W(D2O)2(CoW9O34)2]12-.
A Magnetic and Inelastic Neutron Scattering Study

Inorg. Chem. 40, 1943-1950 (2001)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)

Reto Basler, Philip L. W. Tregenna-Piggott, Hanspeter Andres, Christopher Dobe, Hans-Ulrich Güdel, Stefan Janssen and Garry J. McIntyre
Magnetic Excitations of CsMn(SO4)2·12D2O, Measured by Inelastic Neutron Scattering
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123, 3377-3378 (2001)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)

G. Chaboussant, R. Basler, A. Sieber, S. T. Ochsenbein, A. Desmedt, R. E. Lechner, M. T. F. Telling, P. Kögerler, A. Müller and H. U. Güdel
Low-energy spin excitations in the molecular magnetic cluster V15
Europhys. Lett. 59, 291-297 (2002)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)

Ralph Schenker, Høgni Weihe, Hanspeter Andres, Reto Basler, Grégory Chaboussant, Kirsten Michelsen, Michael Aebersold, Herma Büttner and Hans U. Güdel
Competing Interactions in the Tetranuclear Spin Cluster {Ni[(OH)2Cr(bispictn)]3}I5·5H2O. An Inelastic Neutron Scattering and Magnetic Study
Inorg. Chem. 41, 4266-4274 (2002)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)

Reto Basler, Grégory Chaboussant, Andreas Sieber, Hanspeter Andres, Mark Murrie, Paul Kögerler, Hartmut Bögge, Debbie C. Crans, Erich Krickemeyer, Stefan Janssen, Hannu Mutka, Achim Müller and H. U. Güdel
Inelastic Neutron Scattering on Three Mixed-Valence Dodecanuclear Polyoxovanadate Clusters
Inorg. Chem. 41, 5675-5685 (2002)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)

Hanspeter Andres, Reto Basler, Alexander J. Blake, Cyril Cadiou, Gregory Chaboussant, Craig M. Grant, Hans-Ulrich Güdel, Mark Murrie, Simon Parsons, Carley Paulsen, Fabrizzio Semadini, Vincent Villar, Wolfgang Wernsdorfer and Richard E. P. Winpenny
Studies of a Nickel-Based Single-Molecule Magnet
Chem. Eur. J. 8, 4867-4876 (2002)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)      Crystal Structure Data (CIF format)

R. Basler, G. Chaboussant, H. Andres, P. Kögerler, E. Krickemeier, H. Bögge, H. Mutka, A. Müller and H.-U. Güdel
Inelastic neutron scattering on a mixed-valence dodecanuclear polyoxovanadate cluster
Appl. Phys. A 74, S734-S736 (2002)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)

R. Basler, G. Chaboussant, C. Cañada-Vilalta, G. Christou, H. Mutka, S. Janssen, F. Altorfer and H.-U. Güdel
Magnetic and inelastic neutron scattering studies of a frustrated tetranuclear Mn3+ butterfly-type cluster
Polyhedron 22, 2471-2479 (2003)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)

Reto Basler, Colette Boskovic, Grégory Chaboussant, Hans U. Güdel, Mark Murrie, Stefan T. Ochsenbein and Andreas Sieber
Molecular Spin Clusters: New Synthetic Approaches and Neutron Scattering Studies
Chem. Phys. Chem. 4, 910-926 (2003)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)      Journal Cover Picture

Grégory Chaboussant, Reto Basler, Hans-Ulrich Güdel, Stefan Ochsenbein, Andrew Parkin, Simon Parsons, Gopalan Rajaraman, Andreas Sieber, Andrew A. Smith, Grigore A. Timco and Richard E. P. Winpenny
Nickel pivalate complexes: structural variations and magnetic susceptibility and inelastic neutron scattering studies
Dalton Trans. 2758-2766 (2004)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)

G. Chaboussant, R. Basler, A. Sieber, S. T. Ochsenbein and H.-U. Güdel
Neutron scattering studies of magnetic molecular spin clusters
Physica B 350, e51-e54 (2004)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)

new Reto Basler, Andreas Sieber, Grégory Chaboussant, Hans U. Güdel, Nicole E. Chakov, Monica Soler, George Christou, Arnaud Desmedt and Ruep Lechner
Inelastic Neutron Scattering Study of Electron Reduction in Mn12 Derivatives
Inorg. Chem. 44, 649-453 (2005)      Abstract      Full Text (PDF)

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