Publications 2014

Bowl Inversion of Surface-Adsorbed Sumanene

R. Jaafar, C. A. Pignedoli, G. Bussi, K. Aït-Mansour, O. Groening, T.Amaya, T. Hirao, R. Fasel, P. Ruffieux

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 13666-13671 (2014).

Does Rotational Melting Make Molecular Crystal Surfaces More Slippery?

A. Benassi, A. Vanossi, C. A. Pignedoli, D. Passerone, E. Tosatti

Nanoscale 6, 13163-13168 (2014).

Graphene nanoribbon heterojunctions

J. Cai, C. A. Pignedoli, L. Talirz, P. Ruffieux, H. Söde, L. Liang, V. Meunier, R. Berger, R. Li, X. Feng, K. Müllen, R. Fasel

Nature Nanotechnology 9, 896-900 (2014).

The Flexible Surface Revisited: Adsorbate-Induced Reconstruction, Homocoupling, and Sonogashira Cross-Coupling on the Au(100) Surface

C. Sanchez-Sanchez, F. Yubero, A. R. Gonzalez-Elipe, L. Feria, J. Fernandez Sanz, R. M. Lambert

J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 11677-11684 (2014).

Cyclotrimerization of arylalkynes on Au(111)

J. Liu, P. Ruffieux, X. Feng, K. Müllen, R. Fasel

Chem. Commun. 50, 11200 (2014).

Self-assembled in-plane Ge nanowires on rib-patterned Si(1110) templates

L. Du, D. Scopece, G. Springholz, F. Schäffler, G. Chen

Phys. Rev. B 90, 075308 (2014).

Controlled synthesis of single-chirality carbon nanotubes

J. R. Sanchez-Valencia, T. Dienel, O. Gröning, I. Shorubalko, A. Mueller, M. Jansen, K. Amsharov, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel

Nature 512, 61 (2014).

Straining Ge bulk and nanomembranes for optoelectronic applications: a systematic numerical analysis

D. Scopece, F. Montalenti, M. Bollani, D. Chrastina, E. Bonera

Semicond. Sci. Technol. 29, 095012 (2014).

Adsorption of Small Hydrocarbons on the Three-Fold PdGa Surfaces: The Road to Selective Hydrogenation

J. Prinz, C. A. Pignedoli, Q. S. Stöckl, M. Armbrüster, H. Brune, O. Gröning, R. Widmer, D. Passerone

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 11792 (2014).

Microscale Motion Control through Ferromagnetic Films

A. Benassi, J. Schwenk, M. A. Marioni, H. J. Hug, D. Passerone

Adv. Mater. Interfaces 1, 1400023 (2014).

Exciton-dominated optical response of ultra-narrow graphene nanoribbons

R. Denk, M. Hohage, P. Zeppenfeld, J. Cai, C. A. Pignedoli, H. Soede, R. Fasel, X. Feng, K. Muellen, S. Wang, D. Prezzi, A. Ferretti, A. Ruini, E. Molinari, P. Ruffieux

Nature Communications 5, 4253 (2014).

Identifying Photoreaction Products in Cinnamate Based Photoalignment Materials

D. J. Adams, S. Chappellet, F. Lincker, M. Ibn-Elhaj, B. Watts, M. Iannuzzi, D. Sisak, C. A. Pignedoli, D. Passerone

J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 1542 (2014).

Impact of heterocirculene molecular symmetry upon two-dimensional crystallization

W. D. Xiao, Y. Y. Zhang, L. Tao, K. Aït-Mansour, K. Y. Chernichenko, V. G. Nenajdenko, P. Ruffieux, S. X. Du, H.-J. Gao, R. Fasel

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 4, 5415 (2014).

Dehalogenation and Coupling of a Polycyclic Hydrocarbon on an Atomically Thin Insulator

T. Dienel, J. Gomez-Diaz, A. P. Seitsonen, R. Widmer, M. Iannuzzi, K. Radican, H. Sachdev, K. Muellen, J. Hutter, O. Gröning

ACS Nano 8, 6571 (2014).

Real space crystallography of a complex metallic alloy: high-angle annular dark-field scanning transmission electron microscopy of o-Al4(Cr,Fe)

R. Gaspari, R. Erni, Y. Arroyo, M. Parlinska-Wojtan, J. Dshemuchadse, C. A. Pignedoli, D. Passerone, P. Schmutz, A. Beni

J. Appl. Cryst. C 47, 1026 (2014).

Single-step functionalization of vertically aligned MWCNTs with Cu and Ni by chemical reduction of copper and nickel acetyl acetonate in benzyl alcohol

G. M. Ilari, N. Kraenzlin, R. Longtin, J. R. Sanchez-Valencia, S. Schneider, M. D. Rossell, M. Niederberger, R. Erni

CARBON 73, 146 (2014).

Ensemble Effect Evidenced by CO Adsorption on the 3-Fold PdGa Surfaces

J. Prinz, R. Gaspari, Q. S. Stoeckl, P. Gille, M. Armbruester, H. Brune, O. Gröning, C. A. Pignedoli, D. Passerone, R. Widmer

J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 12260 (2014).

Site-selective adsorption of phthalocyanine on h-BN/Rh(111) nanomesh

M. Iannuzzi, F. Tran, R. Widmer, T. Dienel, K. Radican, Y. Ding, J. Hutter, O. Gröning

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 16, 12374 (2014).

Deterministic Cold Cathode Electron Emission from Carbon Nanofibre Arrays

M. T. Cole, K. B. K. Teo, O. Groening, L. Gangloff, P. Legagneux, W. I. Milne

Scientific Reports 4, 4840 (2014).

X-ray source downscaling enabled by combining microfabricated electrodes with carbon nanotube cold electron emitters

C. Kottler, R. Longtin, S. Giudice, R. Jose-James, P. Niedermann, A. Neels, R. Kaufmann, J. R. Sanchez-Valencia, H. R. Elsener, O. Gröning, C. Leinenbach, P. Gröning, A. Dommann

Microelectronic Engineering 122, 13 (2014).

Surface layer evolution caused by the bombardment with ionized metal vapor

M. Döbeli, A. Domman, X. Maeder, A. Neels, D. Passerone, H. Rudiger, D. Scopece, B. Widrig, J. Rammd

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 332, 337 (2014).

Role of interface coupling inhomogeneity in domain evolution in exchange bias

A. Benassi, M. A. Marioni, D. Passerone, J. Hug

Scientific Reports 4, 4508 (2014).

Chiral reconstruction of Cu(110) after adsorption of fumaric acid

C. Karageorgaki, D. Passerone, K.-H. Ernst

Surf. Sci. 629, 75-80 (2014).

Dynamics of mobile interacting ferromagnetic films: theory and numerical implementation

A. Benassi

Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng 22, 025004 (2014).