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spin-state transition

An electronic transition from a high-spin state to a low-spin state, or vice versa. Example: With an increase in temperature Co3+ ions in LaCoO3 transform from a low-spin state (t 2g 6 e g 0) to the high-spin state (t 2g 4 e g 2).
PAC, 1994, 66, 577 (Definitions of terms relating to phase transitions of the solid state (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 591
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8.
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