Vergangene Jahre

Publications 2015

Interplay between Energy-Level Position and Charging Effect of Manganese Phthalocyanines on an Atomically Thin Insulator

L. Liu, T. Dienel, R. Widmer, O. Gröning

ACS Nano   9, 10125 (2015).

Fermi states and anisotropy of Brillouin zone scattering in the decagonal AlNiCo quasicrystal

V. A. Rogalev, O. Gröning,R. Widmer, J. H. Dil, F. Bisti, L. L. Lev, T. Schmitt & V. N. Strocov

Nature Communications   6, 8607 (2015).

Interpolating function of the strain relief of epitaxial quantum dots via an alternative morphological descriptor

D. Scopece

Phys. Rev. B   91, 195318 (2015).

Local uniaxial tensile strain in germanium of up to 4% induced by SiGe epitaxial nanostructures

M. Bollani, D. Chrastina, L. Gagliano, L. Rossetto, D. Scopece, M. Barget, V. Mondiali, J. Frigerio, M. Lodari, F. Pezzoli, F. Montalenti, E. Bonera

App. Phys. Lett.   107, 083101 (2015).

On-Surface Synthesis of BN-Substituted Heteroaromatic Networks

C. Sánchez-Sánchez, S. Brüller, H. Sachdev, K. Müllen, M. Krieg, H. F. Bettinger, A. Nicolaï, V. Meunier, L. Talirz, R. Fasel, and P. Ruffieux

ACS Nano   9, 9228-9235 (2015).

Noncontact Atomic Force Microscope Dissipation Reveals a Central Peak of SrTiO3 Structural Phase Transition

M. Kisiel, F. Pellegrini, G. E. Santoro, M. Samadashvili, R. Pawlak, A. Benassi, U. Gysin, R. Buzio, A. Gerbi, E. Meyer, E. Tosatti

Phys. Rev. Lett.   115, 046101 (2015).

Resolving Atomic Connectivity in Graphene Nanostructure Junctions

T. Dienel , S. Kawai , H. Söde , X. Feng , K. Müllen , P. Ruffieux , R. Fasel , O. Groening

Nano Lett.  15(8), 5185-5190 (2015).

DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b01403


Toward Cove-Edged Low Band Gap Graphene Nanoribbons

J. Liu, B.-W. Li, Y.-Z. Tan, A. Giannakopoulos, C. Sanchez-Sanchez, D. Beljonne, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, X. Feng, K. Müllen

J. Am. Chem. Soc.   137, 6097-6103 (2015).

Comment on: ‘‘An improved molecular dynamics potential for the AlO system’’ Computational Materials Science 53, 483 (2012)

D. Scopece, B.J. Thijsse

Computational Materials Science   104, 143-146 (2015).

Direct Evidence of Surface Reduction in Monoclinic BiVO4

M. D. Rossell, P. Agrawal, A. Borgschulte, C. Hébert, D. Passerone, R. Erni

Chem. Mater.   27(10), 3593-3600 (2015).

Active vacuum brazing of CNT films to metal substrates for superior electron field emission performance

R. Longtin, J. R. Sanchez-Valencia, I. Shorubalko, R. Furrer, E. Hack, H. Elsener, O. Gröning, P. Greenwood, N. Rupesinghe, K. Teo, C. Leinenbach, P. Gröning

Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater.   16, 015005 (2015).

Squeezout phenomena and boundary layer formation of a model ionic liquid under confinement and charging

R. Capozza, A. Vanossi, A. Benassi, E. Tosatti

J. Chem. Phys.   142, 064707 (2015).

Sonogashira Cross-Coupling and Homocoupling on a Silver Surface: Chlorobenzene and Phenylacetylene on Ag(100)

C. Sanchez-Sanchez, N. Orozco, J. P. Holgado, S. K. Beaumont, G. Kyriakou, D. J. Watson, A. R. Gonzalez-Elipe, L. Feria, J. Fernandez Sanz, R. M. Lambert

J. Am. Chem. Soc.   137, 940-947 (2015).

Monodisperse SnSb nanocrystals for Li-ion and Na-ion battery anodes: synergy and dissonance between Sn and Sb

M. He, M. Walter, K. V. Kravchyk, R. Erni, R. Widmer, M. V. Kovalenko

Nanoscale   7, 455-459 (2015).

Critical Length Limiting Superlow Friction

M. Ma, A. Benassi, A. Vanossi, M. Urbakh

Phys. Rev. Lett.   114, 055501 (2015).

Highly Enantioselective Adsorption of Small Prochiral Molecules on a Chiral Intermetallic Compound

J. Prinz, O. Gröning, H. Brune, R. Widmer

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.   54, 3902-3906 (2015).

Electronic band dispersion of graphene nanoribbons via Fourier-transformed scanning tunneling spectroscopy

H. Söde, L. Talirz, O. Gröning, C. A. Pignedoli, R. Berger, X. Feng, K. Müllen, R. Fasel, P. Ruffieux

Phys. Rev. B   91, 045429 (2015).

Molecules-oligomers-nanowires-graphene nanoribbons: a bottom-up stepwise on-surface covalent synthesis preserving long range order

A. Basagni, F. Sedona, C. A. Pignedoli, M. Cattelan, L. Nicolas, M. Casarin, M. Sambi

J. Am. Chem. Soc.   137, 1802-1808 (2015).

Scalar model for frictional precursors dynamics

A. Taloni, A. Benassi, S. Sandfeld, S. Zapperi

Scientific Reports   5, 8086 (2015).

The (111) Surface of NaAu2: Structure, Composition, and Stability

E. J. Kwolek, R. Widmer, O. Gröning, O. Deniz, H. Walen, C. D. Yuen, W. Huang, D. L. Schlagel, M. Wallingford, P. A. Thiel

Inorg. Chem.  54, 1159-1164 (2015).

Quantitative characterization of field emission parameters: Application to statistical analysis of individual carbon nanotubes/nanofibers

F. Andrianiazy, J.-P. Mazellier, L. Sabaut, L. Gangloff, P. Legagneux, O. Gröning

J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 33, 012201(2015).

Photochemical Transformations in Fullerene and Molybdenum Oxide Affect the Stability of Bilayer Organic Solar Cells

H. Zhang , A. Borgschulte , F. A. Castro , R. Crockett , A. C. Gerecke , O. Deniz , J. Heier , S. Jenatsch , F. Nüesch , C. Sanchez-Sanchez , A. Zoladek-Lemanczyk , R. Hany

Adv. Energy Mater. 5, 1400734 (2015).

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).

Publications 2013


Simulation of Adsorption Processes at Metallic Interfaces: An Image Charge Augmented QM/MM Approach

D. Golze, M. Iannuzzi, M.-T. Nguyen, D. Passerone, J. Hutter

J. Chem. Theory Comput. 9, 5086 (2013).

Chemistry and temperature-assisted dehydrogenation of C60H30 molecules on TiO2(110) surfaces

C. Sánchez-Sánchez, J. I. Martínez, V. Lanzilotto, G. Biddau, B. Gómez-Lor, R. Pérez, L. Floreano, M. F. Lópeza, J. A. Martín-Gago

Nanoscale 5, 11058 (2013).

Chirality Transfer in 1D Self-Assemblies: Influence of H-Bonding vs Metal Coordination between Dicyano[7]helicene Enantiomers

A. Shchyrba, M.-T. Nguyen, C. Wäckerlin, S. Martens, S. Nowakowska, T. Ivas, J. Roose, T. Nijs, S. Boz, M. Schär, M. Stöhr, C. A. Pignedoli, C. Thilgen, F. Diederich, D. Passerone, T. A. Jung

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 15270 (2013).

Modulation of charge transport properties of reduced graphene oxide by submonolayer physisorption of an organic dye

S. R. Pathipati, E. Pavlica, E. Treossi, R. Rizzoli, G. P. Veronese, V. Palermo, L. Chen, D. Beljonne, J. Cai, R. Fasel, P. Ruffieux, G. Bratina

Organic Electronics 14, 1787 (2013).

Atomic Oxygen Chemisorption on Carbon Nanotubes Revisited with Theory and Experiment

J. M. H. Kroes, F. Pietrucci, A. Curioni, R. Jaafar, O. Groening, W. Andreoni

J. Phys. Chem. C 117, 1948 (2013).

Adsorption and Friction Behavior of Amphiphilic Polymers on Hydrophobic Surfaces

G. Fontani, R. Gaspari, N. D. Spencer, D. Passerone, R. Crockett

Langmuir 29, 4760 (2013).

Role of the Anchored Groups in the Bonding and Self-Organization of Macrocycles: Carboxylic versus Pyrrole Groups

R. González-Moreno, A. Garcia-Lekue, A. Arnau, M. Trelka, J. M. Gallego, R. Otero, A. Verdini, C. Sánchez-Sánchez, P. L. de Andrés, J. A. Martín-Gago, C. Rogero

J. Phys. Chem C 117, 7661 (2013).

pi-Conjugated Heterotriangulene Macrocycles by Solution and Surface-supported Synthesis toward Honeycomb Networks

F. Schluetter, F. Rossel, M. Kivala, V. Enkelmann, J.-P. Gisselbrecht, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, K. Muellen

J. Am. Soc. 135, 4550 (2013).

Structural investigation of Pb adsorption on the (010) surface of the orthorhombic T-Al3(Mn,Pd) crystal

R. Addoua, A. K. Shukla, Th. Deniozou, M. Heggen, M. Feuerbacher, O. Groening, V. Fournée, J.-M. Dubois, J. Ledieu

Surf. Sci.  611, 74 (2013).

Epilayer thickness and strain dependence of Ge(113) surface energies

D. Scopece, M. J. Beck

Phys. Rev. B 87, 155310 (2013).

Correlating scanning tunneling spectroscopy with the electrical resistivity of Al-based quasicrystals and approximants

R. Maeder, R. Widmer, P. Gröning, W. Steurer, O. Gröning

Phys. Rev. B 87, 075425 (2013).

Termini of Bottom-Up Fabricated Graphene Nanoribbons

L. Talirz, H. Soede, J. Cai, P. Ruffieux, S. Blankenburg, R. Jafaar, R. Berger, X. Feng, K. Muellen, D. Passerone, R. Fasel, C.A. Pignedoli

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 2060 (2013).

High-temperature processable carbon–silicate nanocomposite cold electron cathodes for miniature X-ray sources

R. Longtin, H.-R. Elsener, J. R. Sanchez-Valencia, D. Cloetta, L.-O. Nilsson, C. Leinenbach, O. Gröning, P. Gröning 

J. Mater. Chem. C 1, 1368 (2013).

High-pressure lubricity at the meso- and nanoscale

A. Vanossi, A. Benassi, N. Varini, E. Tosatti

Phys. Rev. B  87, 045412 (2013).

Publications 2012


Electrodeposition of gold thin films with controlled morphologies and their applications in electrocatalysis and SERS

J. Elias, M. Gizowska, P. Brodard, R. Widmer, Y. deHazan, T. Graule, J. Michler, L. Philippe 

Nanotechnology 23, 255705 (2012).

Microscopic analysis of performance variations in carbon nanotube field emission cathodes: Implications for device optimization

S. Berhanu, O. Gröning, Z. Chen, J. Merikhi, M. Kaiser, N. L. Rupesinghe, P. Bachmann, P. 

Phys. Status Solidi A 209, 2114 (2012).

Room Temperature Metalation of 2H-Tpp Monolayer on Iron and Nickel Surfaces by Picking up Substrate Metal Atoms

A. Goldoni, C. A. Pignedoli, G. Di Santo, C. Castellarin-Cudia, E. Magnano, F. Bondino, A. Verdini, D. Passerone 

ACS Nano 6,  10800 (2012).

Phase constitution and interface structure of nano-sized Ag-Cu/AlN multylayers: Experiment and ab initio modeling

G. Pigozzi, A. Antusek, J. Janczak-Rusch, M. Parlinska-Wojtan, D. Passerone, C. A. Pignedoli, V. Bissig, J. Patscheider, L. P. H. Juergens  

Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 181602 (2012).

How to Control the Selectivity of Palladium-based Catalysts in Hydrogenation Reactions: The Role of Subsurface Chemistry

M. Armbruester, M. Behrens, F. Cinquini, K. Foettinger, Y. Grin, A. Haghofer, B. Kloetzer, A. Knop-Gericke, A. Lorenz, A. Ota, S. Penner, J. Prinz, C. Rameshan, Z. Révay, D. Rosenthal, G. Rupprechter, P. Sautet, R. Schloegl, L. Shao, L. Szentmiklósi, D. Teschner, D. Torres, R. Wagner, R. Widmer, G. Wowsnick

ChemCatChem 4, 1048 (2012).

Two-dimensional nucleation and growth mechanism explaining graphene oxide structures

M.-T. Nguyen, R. Erni, D. Passerone

Phys. Rev. B. 86, 115406 (2012).

Isolated Pd Sites on the Intermetallic PdGa(111) and PdGa(1¯1¯1¯) Model Catalyst Surfaces

J. Prinz, R. Gaspari, C. A. Pignedoli, J. Vogt, P. Gille, M. Armbrüster, H. Brune, O. Gröning, D. Passerone, R. Widmer

Angew. Chem. 51,  9339 (2012).

Interface-confined mixing and buried partial dislocations for Ag bilayer on Pt(111)

K. Ait-Mansour, H. Brune, D. Passerone, M. Schmid, W. Xiao, P. Ruffieux, A. Buchsbaum, P. Varga, R. Fasel, O. Gröning

Phys. Rev. B 86, 085404 (2012).

Electronic Structure of Atomically Precise Graphene Nanoribbons

P. Ruffieux, J. Cai, N. C. Plumb, L. Patthey, D. Prezzi, A. Ferretti, E. Molinari, X. Feng, K. Muellen, C. A. Pignedoli, R. Fasel

ACS Nano 6 2020 (2012).

Monitoring the formation of interface-confined mixture by photoelectron spectroscopy

A. Bendounan, J. Braun, J. Minàr, S. Bornemann, R. Fasel, O. Gröning, Y. Fagot-Revurat, B. Kierren, D. Malterre, F. Sirotti, H. Ebert 

Phys. Rev. B 85 245403 (2012).

Surface Investigation of Intermetallic PdGa(-1-1-1)

D. Rosenthal, R. Widmer, R. Wagner, P. Gille, M. Armbruester, Y. Grin, R. Schloegel, O. Groening

Langmuir 28 6848 (2012).

Stable ferromagnetism and doping-induced half-metallicity in asymmetric graphene nanoribbons

D. J. Adams, O. Groening, C. A. Pignedoli, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, D. Passerone

Phys. Rev. B 85 245405 (2012).

Intraribbon Heterojunction Formation in Ultranarrow Graphene Nanoribbons

S. Blankenburg, J. Cai, P. Ruffieux, R. Jaafar, D. Passerone, X. Feng, K. Muellen, R. Fasel, C. A. Pignedoli

ACS Nano 6,  2020 (2012).

Exohedral Hydrogen Chemisorption on a Carbon Nanotube: Clustering Effect.

W. Andreoni, A. Curioni, J. M. H. Kroes, F. Pietrucci, O. Groening

J. Phys. Chem. C (2011).

Publications 2011

Pseudomorphy, surface alloys and the role of elementary clusters on the domain orientations in the Cu/Al13Co4(100) system.

R. Addou, A. K. Shukla, M.-C. de Weerd, P. Gille, R. Widmer, O. Groening, V. Fournee, J.-M. Dubois, J. Ledieu

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 23,  435009 (2011).

Molecular Bridges

R. P. Berkelaar, H. Soede, T. F. Mocking, A. Kumar, B. Poelsema, H. J. W. Zandvliet

J. Phys. Chem. C 115,  2268 (2011).

Free energy calculations offer insights into the influence of receptor flexibility on ligand-receptor binding affinities.

J. Dolenc, S. Riniker, R. Gaspari, X. Daura, W. van Gunsteren

J. Comput. Aided Mol. Des. 25,  709 (2011).

Lead adsorption on the Al12Co4 (100) surface: heterogeneous nucleation and pseudomorphic growth.

R. Addou, A. K. Shukla, S. Alarcon Villaseca, E. Gaudry, Th. Deniozou, M. Heggen, M. Feuerbacher, R. Widmer, O. Groening, V. Fournee, J.-M. Dubois, J. Ledieu

New J. Phys. 13,  103011 (2011).


Supramolecular Engineering through Temperature-Induced Chemical Modification of 2H-Tetraphenylporphyrin on Ag(111): Flat Phenyl Conformation and Possible Dehydrogenation Reactions

G. Di Santo, S. Blankenburg, C. Castelarin-Cudia, M. Fanetti, P. Borghetti, L. Sangalletti, L. Floreano, A. Verdini, E. Magnano, F. Bondino, C. A. Pignedoli, M.-T. Nguyen, R. Gaspari, D. Passerone, A. Goldoni

Chem. Eur. J. 17, 14354 (2011).

Soft plasma processing of organic nanowires: a route for the fabrication of 1D organic heterostructures and the template synthesis of inorganic 1D nanostructures

M. Alcaire, J. R. Sanchez-Valencia, F. J. Aparicio, Z. Saghi, J. C. Gonzales-Gonzales, A. Barranco, Y. O. Zian, A. R. Gonzales-Elipe, P. Midgley, J. P. Espinos, P. Groening, A. Borras

Nanoscale 3, 4554 (2011).

Self-Assembly and Two-Dimensional Spontaneous Resolution of Cyano-Functionalized [7]Helicenes on Cu(111)

M. Stoehr, S. Boz, M. Schaer, M.-T. Nguyen, C. A.  Pignedoli, D. Passerone, W. B. Schweizer, C. A. Thilgen, T. A. Jung, F. Diederich

Angew. Chem. 50, 9982 (2011).

s-orbital continuum model accounting for the tip shape in simulated scanning tunneling microscope images

R. Gaspari, S. Blankenburg, C. A. Pignedoli, P. Ruffieux, M. Treier, R. Fasel, D. Passerone

Phys. Rev. B 84, 125417 (2011).

Surface-supported 2D heterotriangulene polymers

M. Bieri, S. Blankenburg, M. Kivala, C. A. Pignedoli, P. Ruffieux, K. Müllen, R. Fasel

Chem. Commun. 47, 10239 (2011).

Subphthalocyanine-based nanocrystals

M. Trelka, A. Medina, D. Écija, C. Urban, O. Gröning, R. Fasel, J. M. Gallego, C. G. Claessens, R. Otero, T. Torres, R. Miranda

Chem. Commun. 47, 9986 (2011)

Evolution of the Rashba spin-orbit-split Shockley state on Ag/Pt(111).

A. Bendounan, K. Aït-Mansour, J. Braun, J. Minár, S. Bornemann, R. Fasel, O. Gröning, F. Sirotti, H. Ebert

Phys. Rev. B 83, 195427 (2011)

Defect-induced multicomponent electron scattering in single-walled carbon nanotubes.

D. Bercioux, G. Buchs, H. Grabert, O. Gröning

Phys. Rev. B 83, 165439 (2011)

Complex interplay and hierarchy of interactions in two-dimensional supramolecular assemblies.

M. E. Cañas-Ventura, K. Aït-Mansour, P. Ruffieux, R. Rieger, K. Müllen, H. Brune, R. Fasel

ACS Nano 5, 457 (2011)

Encapsulated inorganic nanostructures: a route to sizable modulated, noncovalent, on-tube potentials in carbon nanotubes.

A. Ilie, J. S. Bendall, K. Nagaoka, S. Egger, T. Nakayama, S. Crampin

ACS Nano 5, 2559 (2011)


An ab initio insight into the Cu(111)-mediated Ullmann reaction.

M. T. Nguyen, C. A. Pignedoli, D. Passerone

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13, 154 (2011)

Two-dimensional self-assembly of chiral malic acid on Cu(110)

C. Roth, D. Passerone, L. Merz, M. Parschau, K.-H. Ernst

J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 1240 (2011)

Methane adsorption on graphene from first principles including dispersion interaction

C. Thierfelder, M. Witte, S. Blankenburg, E. Rauls, W. G. Schmidt

Surf. Sci. 605, 746 (2011)

Surface-assisted cyclodehydrogenation provides a synthetic route towards easily processable and chemically tailored nanographenes

M. Treier, C. A. Pignedoli, T. Laino, R. Rieger, K. Müllen, D. Passerone, R. Fasel

Nature Chemistry 3, 61 (2011)

Publications 2010

Comment on "Ag organisation on Ni(1 1 1) surface" [Surface Science 602 (2008) 2363]

K. Aït-Mansour, O. Gröning

Surf. Sci. 604,  872 (2010)

Ta2O5 polymorphs: structural motifs and dielectric constant from first principles

W. Andreoni, C. A. Pignedoli

Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 062901 (2010)

Two-dimensional polymer formation on surfaces: insight into the roles of precursor mobility and reactivity

M. Bieri, M. T. Nguyen, O. Gröning, J. Cai, M. Treier, K. Aït-Mansour, P. Ruffieux, C. A. Pignedoli, D. Passerone, M. Kastler, K. Müllen, R. Fasel

JACS 132 16669, (2010)

Nanoporous materials: porous graphene as an atmospheric nanofilter

S. Blankenburg, M. Bieri, R. Fasel, K. Müllen, C. A. Pignedoli, D. Passerone

Small 6, 2266 (2010)

One-step dry method for the synthesis of supported single-crystalline organic nanowires formed by π-conjugated molecules

A. Borrás, O. Gröning, M. H. Aguirre, F. Gramm, P. Gröning

Langmuir 26, 5763 (2010)

Air- and light-stable superhydrophobic colored surfaces based on supported organic nanowires

A. Borrás, P. Gröning, J. R. Sanchez-Valencia, A. Barranco, J. P. Espinós, A. R. Gonzalez-Elipe

Langmuir 26, 1487 (2010)

Correlation of conductivity and angle integrated valence band photoemission characteristics in single crystal iron perovskites for 300 K < T < 800 K: Comparison of surface and bulk sensitive methods

A. Braun, B. S. Mun, Y. Sun, Z. Liu, O. Gröning, R. Mäder, S. Erat, X. Zhang, S. S. Mao, E. Pomjakushina, K. Conder, T. J. Graule

J. Electron Spectrosc. 181, 56 (2010)

Atomically precise bottom-up fabrication of graphene nanoribbons

J. Cai, P. Ruffieux, R. Jaafar, M. Bieri, T. Braun, S. Blankenburg, M. Muoth, A. P. Seitsonen, M. Saleh, X. Feng, K. Müllen, R. Fasel

Nature 466, 470 (2010)

Structure of the (010) surface of the orthorhombic complex metallic alloy T-Al3(Mn,Pd)

T. Deniozou, R. Addou, A. K. Shukla, M. Heggen, M. Feuerbacher, M. Kraj&#269;í, J. Hafner, R. Widmer, O. Gröning, V. Fournée, J. M. Dubois, J. Ledieu

Phys. Rev. B 81, 125418 (2010)

Stability and dynamics of small molecules trapped on graphene

R. Erni, M. D. Rossell, M.-T. Nguyen, S. Blankenburg, D. Passerone, P. Hartel, N. Alem, K. Erickson, W. Gannett, A. Zettel

Phys. Rev. B 82, 165443 (2010)


Atomistic insight into the adsorption site selectivity of stepped Au(111) surfaces

R. Gaspari, C.A. Pignedoli, R. Fasel, M. Treier, D. Passerone

Phys. Rev. B 82, 041408(R) (2010)

Licht aus Kohlenstoff-Nanoröhrchen? Die zweite Generation kalter Feldemissionsquellen eröffnet neue Möglichkeiten

P. Gröning

Bulletin SEV/VSE 101, 43 (2010)

Revealing the atomic surface structure of the (100) Y-Al-Ni-Co approximant by low-energy electron diffraction and scanning tunneling microscopy

R. Mäder, R. Widmer, B. Bauer, P. Gille, P. Gröning, W. Steurer,O. Gröning

Phys. Rev. B 81, 064201 (2010)

A comparative scanning tunneling spectroscopy investigation of the (12110)-surface of decagonal Al–Ni–Co and the (100)-surface of its approximant Y–Al–Ni–Co

R. Mäder, R. Widmer, P. Gröning, P. Ruffieux, W. Steurer, O. Gro&#776;ning

New J. Phys. 12, 073043 (2010)

The role of van der Waals interactions in surface-supported supramolecular networks

M. T. Nguyen, C. A. Pignedoli, M. Treier, R. Fasel, D. Passerone

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 12, 992 (2010)

Ab initio simulations of the Ag(111)/Al2O3 interface at intermediate oxygen partial pressures

D. Passerone, C. A. Pignedoli, F. Valenza, M. L. Muolo, D. Passerone

J. Mater. Sci. 45, 4265 (2010).

A simple approach for describing metal-supported cyclohexaphenylene dehydrogenation: Hybrid classical/DFT metadynamics simulations

C. A. Pignedoli, T. Laino, M. Treier, R. Fasel, D. Passerone

Eur. Phys. J. B 75, 65 (2010)

Role of negatively charged defects in the lattice contraction of Al-Si-N

C. A. Pignedoli, D. Passerone, H. J. Hug, A. Pélisson, J. Patscheider

Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 071908 (2010).

Pasteur's quasiracemates in 2D: chiral conflict between structurally different enantiomers induces single-handed enantiomorphism

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

Chem. Commun. 46, 8645 (2010).

Probing the selectivity of a nanostructured surface by xenon adsorption

R. Widmer, D. Passerone, T. Mattle, H. Sachdev, O. Gröning

Nanoscale 2, 502 (2010).

Publications 2009

Structure investigation of the (100) surface of the orthorhombic Al13Co4 crystal 

R. Addou, E. Gaudry, T. Deniozou, M. Heggen, M. Feuerbacher, P. Gille, Y. Grin, R. Widmer, O. Gröning, V. Fournée, J. M. Dubois, J Ledieu

Phys. Rev. B 80, 014203 (2009).

Strain-relief pattern as guide for the formation of surface-supported bimolecular nanoribbons

K. Aït-Mansour, M. Cañas-Ventura, P. Ruffieux, R. Jaafar, M. Bieri, R. Rieger, K. Müllen, R. Fasel, O. Gro&#776;ning

Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 143111 (2009).

Positional and orientational templating of C60 molecules on the Ag/Pt(111) strain-relief pattern

K. Aït-Mansour, P. Ruffieux, P. Gröning, R. Fasel, O. Gröning

J. Phys. Chem. C 113, 5292 (2009)

Template-directed molecular nanostructures on the Ag/Pt(111) dislocation network 

K. Aït-Mansour, M. Treier, P. Ruffieux, M. Bieri, R. Jaafar, P. Gröning, R. Fasel, O. Gro&#776;ning

J. Phys. Chem. C 113, 8407 (2009)

Luminescent and optical properties of nanocomposite thin films deposited by remote plasma polymerization of rhodamine 6G

F. J. Aparicio, A. Borrás, I. Blaszczyk-Lezak, P. Gröning, A. Alvarez-Herrero, M. Fernández-Rodrígez, A. R. Gonzalez-Elipe, A. Barranco

Plasma Process. Polym. 6, 17 (2009)

Porous graphenes: two-dimensional polymer synthesis with atomic precision

M. Bieri, M. Treier, J. Cai, K. Aït-Mansour, P. Ruffieux, O. Gröning, P. Gröning, M. Kastler, R. Rieger, X. Feng, K. Müllen, R. Fasel

Chem. Commun. 45, 6919 (2009)

Optically active luminescent perylene thin films deposited by plasma polymerization

I. Blaszczyk-Lezak, F. J. Aparicio, A. Borrás, A. Barranco, A. Alvarez-Herrero, M. Fernández-Rodrígez, A. R. Gonzalez-Elipe

J. Phys. Chem. C 113, 431 (2009).

Connecting organic nanowires

A. Borrás, O. Gröning, J. Köble, P. Gröning

Adv. Mater. 21, 4816 (2009)

Porosity and microstructure of plasma deposited TiO2 thin films

A. Borrás, J. R. Sánchez-Valencia, J. Garrido-Molinero, A. Barranco, A. R. González-Elipe

Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 118, 314 (2009)

Growth of crystalline TiO2 by plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition

A. Borrás, J. R. Sanchez-Valencia, R. Widmer, V. J. Rico, A. Justo, A. R. Gonzalez-Elipe

Crystal Growth Des. 9, 2868 (2009)

Electron scattering in intrananotube quantum dots

G. Buchs, D. Bercioux, P. Ruffieux, P. Gröning, H. Grabert, O. Gröning

Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 245505 (2009)

High-temperature surface oxidation of the decagonal AlCoNi quasicrystal

S. Burkardt, M. Erbudak, R. Mäder

Surf. Sci. 603, 866 (2009)

Stabilization of bimolecular islands on ultrathin NaCl films by a vicinal substrate

M. E. Cañas-Ventura, W. Xiao, P. Ruffieux, R. Rieger, K. Müllen, H. Brune, R. Fasel

Surf. Sci. 603, 2294 (2009)

Density functional theory study of self-trapped holes in disordered SiO

M. Farnesi Camellone, T. D. Kühne, D. Passerone

Phys. Rev. B 80, 033203 (2009).

Hydrogen-bonding fingerprints in electronic states of two-Dimensional supramolecular assemblies

N. Gonzalez-Lakunza, M. E. Cañas-Ventura, P. Ruffieux, R. Rieger, K. Müllen, R. Fasel, A. Arnau

ChemPhysChem 10, 2943 (2009).

High-resolution scanning tunneling microscopy investigation of the (12110) and (10000) two-fold symmetric d-Al-Ni-Co quasicrystalline surfaces

R. Mäder, R. Widmer, P. Gröning, S. Deloudi, W. Steurer, M. Heggen, P. Schall, M. Feuerbacher, O. Gröning

Phys. Rev. B 80, 035433 (2009)

Switching the Chirality of Single Adsorbate Complexes 

M. Parschau, D. Passerone, K. H. Rieder, H. J. Hug, K.-H. Ernst

Angew. Chem. 121, 4125 (2009)

Wetting angles on illuminated Ta2O5 thin films with controlled nanostructure

V. Rico, A. Borrás, F. Yubero, J. P. Espinós, F. Frutos, A. R. Gonzalez-Elipe

J. Phys. Chem. C 113, 3775 (2009)

Mapping the electronic surface potential of nanostructured surfaces

P. Ruffieux, K. Ai&#776;t-Mansour, A. Bendounan, R. Fasel, L. Patthey, P. Gröning, O. Gröning

Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 086807 (2009)

Interplay of covalent bonding and correlation effects at molecule-metal contacts

J. Schiessling, A. Grigoriev, R. Fasel, R. Ahuja, P. A. Brühwiler

Chem. Phys. Lett. 478, 191 (2009)

Modifying the electronic structure of semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes by Ar+ ion irradiation

A. Tolvanen, G. Buchs, P. Ruffieux, P. Gröning, O. Gröning, A. V. Krasheninnikov

Phys. Rev. B 79, 125430 (2009).

Surface science approaches to molecular nanostructures

M. Treier, R. Fasel

Chimia 63, 122 (2009)

Molecular imaging of polyimide formation

M. Treier, R. Fasel, N. R. Champness, S. Argent, N. V. Richardson

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 11, 1209 (2009)

Looking inside an endohedral fullerene: inter- and intramolecular ordering of Dy3N @ C80 (Ih) on Cu(111)

M. Treier, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, F. Nolting, S. Yang, L. Dunsch, T. Greber

Phys. Rev. B 80, 081403

Tailoring low-dimensional organic semiconductor nanostructures

M. Treier, M. T. Nguyen, N. V. Richardson, C. A. Pignedoli, D. Passerone, R. Fasel

Nano Lett. 9, 126 (2009)

Tonelli principle: finite reduction and fixed energy molecular dynamics trajectories

A. Turco, D.;Passerone, F. Cardin

Multiscale Model. Simul. 7, 1171 (2009)

Experimental signatures of spiky local density of states in quasicrystals

R. Widmer, P. Gröning, M. Feuerbacher, O. Gro&#776;ning

Phys. Rev. B 79, 104202 (2009)

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