Publications archive

Publications 2008

K. Aït-Mansour, et al., Fabrication of a well-ordered nanohole array stable at room temperature. Nano Lett. 8, 2035-2040 (2008).

A. Borrás, M. H. Aguirre, O. Gröning, C. Lopez-Cartes, P. Gröning, Synthesis of supported single-crystalline organic nanowires by physical vapor deposition. Chem. Mater. 20, 7371-7373 (2008).

A. Borrás, A. Barranco, A. R. Gonzalez-Elipe, Reversible superhydrophobic to superhydrophilic conversion of Ag@TiO2 composite nanofiber surfaces. Langmuir 24, 8021-8026 (2008).

G. Buchs, P. Ruffieux, P. Gröning, O. Gröning, Defect-induced negative differential resistance in single-walled carbon nanotubes. Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 073115  (2008).

C. S. Cucinotta, et al., Competitive chemisorption of bifunctional carboxylic acids on H:Si(100): A first-principles study. J. Phys. Chem. C 112, 10167-10175 (2008).

O. Y. Gorbenko, et al., Preparation and properties of La1 - xAgyMnO3 + δ thin epitaxial films. Thin Solid Films 516, 3783-3790 (2008).

M. L. Muolo, F. Valenza, A. Passerone, D. Passerone, Oxygen influence on ceramics wettability by liquid metals: Ag/α-Al2O3-Experiments and modelling. Mater. Sci. Eng. A 495, 153-158 (2008).

Z. Papadopolos, R. Widmer, O. Gröning, Testing bulk models of icosahedral quasicrystals with STM images of clean surfaces. Philos Mag 88, 2083-2093 (2008).

M. Parschau, R. Fasel, K.-H. Ernst, Coverage and enantiomeric excess dependent enantiomorphism in two-dimensional molecular crystals. Cryst. Growth Des. 8, 1890-1896 (2008).

J. R. Sánchez-Valencia, et al., Preillumination of TiO2 and Ta2O5 photoactive thin films as a tool to tailor the synthesis of composite materials. Langmuir 24, 9460-9469 (2008).

G. Santarossa, et al., Modeling bulk and surface Pt using the "Gaussian and plane wave" density functional theory formalism: validation and comparison to k-point plane wave calculations
. J Chem Phys 129, 234703 (12 pp) (2008).

M. Treier, N. V. Richardson, R. Fasel, Fabrication of surface-supported low-dimensional polyimide networks. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 14054-14055 (2008).

M. Treier, et al., An aromatic coupling motif for two-dimensional supramolecular architectures. Chem. Commun., 4555-4557 (2008).

M. Treier, et al., Living on the edge: A nanographene molecule adsorbed across gold step edges. Surf Sci 602, L84-L88 (2008).

R. Widmer, R. Maeder, M. Heggen, M. Feuerbacher, O. Gröning, X-ray photoelectron diffraction on the 6-fold (001) μ-Al4Mn approximant surface. Philos Mag 88, 2095-2102 (2008).

W. Xiao, et al., Self-assembly of chiral molecular honeycomb networks on Au(111). J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 8910-8912 (2008).

W. Xiao, et al., C60/corannulene on Cu(110): A surface-supported bistable buckybowl-buckyball host-guest system. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 4767-4771 (2008).

Publications 2007

K. Aït-Mansour, et al., Original Ge-induced phenomena on various SiC(0 0 0 1) reconstructions. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 40, 6225-6241 (2007).

K. Aït-Mansour, et al., Nucleation and growth of C60 overlayers on the Ag/Pt(111) dislocation network surface. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 61, 16-21 (2007).

A. Barranco, et al., Optically active thin films deposited by plasma polymerization of dye molecules. Chemical Vapor Deposition 13, 319-325 (2007).

S. Berner, et al., Boron nitride nanomesh: Functionality from a corrugated monolayer. Angewandte Chemie 119, 5207-5211 (2007).

S. Berner, et al., Boron nitride nanomesh: Functionality from a corrugated monolayer. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 46, 5115-5119 (2007).

G. Buchs, et al., Creation of paired electron states in the gap of semiconducting carbon nanotubes by correlated hydrogen adsorption. New Journal of Physics 9, 275 (2007).

G. Buchs, P. Ruffieux, P. Gröning, O. Gröning, Creation and STM/STS investigations of hydrogen ions induced defects on single-walled carbon. nanotubes. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 61, 160-165 (2007).

G. Buchs, P. Ruffieux, P. Gröning, O. Gröning, Scanning tunneling microscopy investigations of hydrogen plasma-induced electron scattering centers on single-walled carbon nanotubes. Applied Physics Letters 90, 013104 (2007).

M. E. Cañas-Ventura, et al., Nanostructured template surfaces and specific end-group functionalities for the guided self-assembly of supramolecular architectures. Pico - Omicron nanotechnology newsletter, 2 pp (2007).

M. E. Cañas-Ventura, et al., Self-assembly of periodic bicomponent wires and ribbons. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 46, 1814-1818 (2007).

M. E. Cañas-Ventura, et al., Self-assembly of periodic bicomponent wires and ribbons. Angewandte Chemie 119, 1846-1850 (2007).

E. Delort, E. Szöcs, R. Widmer, H. Siegenthaler, J. Reymond, STM vizualization of thiol-containing peptide dendrimers on Au(111). Macromolecular Bioscience 7, 1024-1031 (2007).

P. Gröning, Nanotechnolgy: an approach to mimic natural architectures and concepts. Encyclopedia of Applied Physics EAP, 16 pp (2007).

F. Klappenberger, et al., Conformational adaptation in supramolecular assembly on surfaces. ChemPhysChem 8, 1782-1786 (2007).

M. Parschau, et al., Korbförmige Kohlenwasserstoffe auf Metalloberflächen: Symmetrieunverträglichkeit und Enantiomorphie von Corannulen auf Cu(111). Angewandte Chemie 119, 8406 (2007).

M. Parschau, et al., Buckybows on metal surfaces: symmetry mismatch and enantiomorphism of corannulen an Cu(110). Angewandte Chemie International Edition 46, 8258 (2007).

A. Passerone, M. L. Muolo, R. Novakovic, D. Passerone, Liquid metal/ceramic interactions in the (Cu, Ag, Au)/ZrB2 systems. Journal of the European Ceramic Society 27, 3277-3285 (2007).

P. Ruffieux, et al., Site- and orientation-selective anchoring of a prototypical molecular building block. Journal of the American Chemical Society 129, 5007-5011 (2007).

R. Widmer, et al., Electrolytic in situ STM investigation of h-BN-Nanomesh. Electrochemistry Communications 9, 2484-2488 (2007).

Publications 2006

K. Aït-Mansour, et al., (2 × 1)-Na surface reconstruction induced by NaCl dissociation on Ag(1 1 0) during LEED analysis. Applied Surface Science 252, 6368-6374 (2006).

K. Aït-Mansour, et al., C60 on strain-relief patterns of Ag/Pt (111): Film orientation governed by template superstructure. Physical Review B 74, 195418/1-195418/8 (2006).

W. Auwärter, et al., Self-assembly and conformation of tetrapyridyl-porphyrin molecules on Ag(111). Journal of Chemical Physics 124, 194708/1-194708/6 (2006).

A. Barranco, P. Gröning, Fluorescent plasma nanocomposite thin films containing nonaggregated rhodamine 6G laser dye molecules. Langmuir 22, 6719-6722 (2006).

M. E. Cañas-Ventura, et al., Coexistence of one- and two-dimensional supramolecular assemblies of terephthalic acid on Pd(111) due to self-limiting deprotonation. Journal of Chemical Physics 125, 184710/1-184710/8 (2006).

D. Dentel, et al., Surface energy minimization struggle between Ge and Si on 4H-SiC(0001)-(3 × 3). Journal de Physique IV 132, 17-21 (2006).

R. Fasel, M. Parschau, K. H. Ernst, Amplification of chirality in two-dimensional enantiomorphous lattices. Nature 439, 449-452 (2006).

O. Gröning, R. Widmer, P. Ruffieux, P. Gröning, Scanning tunnelling microscopy with atomic resolution on the twofold surface of the icosahedral AlPdMn quasicrystal. Philosophical Magazine 86, 773-779 (2006).

W. Milne, et al., Aligned carbon nanotubes/fibers for applications in vacuum microwave amplifiers. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B 24, 345-348 (2006).

A. N. Obraztsov, O. Gröning, A. A. Zolotukhin, A. A. Zakhidov, A. P. Volkov, Correlation of field emission properties with morphology and surface composition of CVD nanocarbon films. Diamond and Related Materials 15, 838-841 (2006).

P. Ruffieux, et al., Self-assembly of extended polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on Cu(111). Journal of physical chemistry. B 110, 11253-11258 (2006).

S. M. C. Vieira, et al., Investigation of field emission properties of carbon nanotube arrays defined using nanoimprint lithography. Applied Physics Letters 89, 022111/1-022111/2 (2006).

R. Widmer, O. Gröning, P. Ruffieux, P. Gröning, Low-temperature scanning tunneling spectroscopy on the 5-fold surface of the icosahedral AlPdMn quasicrystal. Philosophical Magazine 86, 781-787 (2006).

R. Widmer, et al., Surface chirality of CuO thin films. Journal of the American Chemical Society 128, 14103-14108 (2006).

W. Xiao, et al., Formation of a regular fullerene nanochain lattice. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 110, 21394-21398 (2006).

A. Yanguas-Gil, A. Barranco, J. Cotrino, P. Gröning, P., A. R. Gonzalez-Elipe, Plasma characterization of oxygen-tetramethylsilane mixtures for the plasma-enhanced CVD of SiOxCyHz thin films. Chemical Vapor Deposition 12, 728-735 (2006).