Publications 2022

Steering on-surface reactions through molecular steric hindrance and molecule-substrate van der Waals interactions

S. Wang, T. Nishiuchi, C. A. Pignedoli, X. Yao, M. Di Giovannantonio, Y. Zhao , A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel

Quantum Front. 1, 23 (2022). DOI: 10.1007/s44214-022-00023-9

Graphene and Beyond: Recent Advances in Two-Dimensional Materials Synthesis, Properties, and Devices

Y. Lei, T. Zhang, Y.-C. Lin, T. Granzier-Nakajima, G. Bepete, D. A. Kowalczyk, Z. Lin, D. Zhou, T. F. Schranghamer, A. Dodda, A. Sebastian, Y. Chen, Y. Liu, G. Pourtois, T. J. Kempa, B. Schuler, M. T. Edmonds, S. Y. Quek, U. Wurstbauer, S. M. Wu, N. R. Glavin, S. Das, S. P. Dash, J. M. Redwing, J. A. Robinson, M. Terrones

ACS Nanosci. Au 2, 450−485 (2022). DOI: 10.1021/acsnanoscienceau.2c00017

The Role of Metal Adatoms in a Surface-Assisted Cyclodehydrogenation Reaction on a Gold Surface

J. Björk, C. Sánchez-Sánchez, Q. Chen, C. A. Pignedoli, J. Rosen, P. Ruffieux, X. Feng, A. Narita, K. Müllen, R. Fasel

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 61, e202212354 (2022). DOI: 10.1002/anie.202212354

When a molecular motor does the quantum leap

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

Europhys. News 53, 4 (2022). DOI: 10.1051/epn/2022405

Layer-dependent Schottky contact at van der Waals interfaces: V-doped WSe2 on graphene

S. Stolz, A. Kozhakhmetov, C. Dong, O. Gröning, J.A. Robinson, B. Schuler

npj 2D Mater. Appl. 6, 66 (2022). DOI: 10.1038/s41699-022-00342-4

Growth Optimization and Device Integration of Narrow-Bandgap Graphene Nanoribbons

G. Borin Barin, Q. Sun, M. Di Giovannantonio, C.-Z. Du, X.-Y. Wang, J. P. Llinas, Z. Mutlu, Y. Lin, J. Wilhelm, J. Overbeck, C. Daniels, M. Lamparski, H. Sahabudeen, M. L. Perrin, J. I. Urgel, S. Mishra, A. Kinikar, R. Widmer, S. Stolz, M. Bommert, C. Pignedoli, X. Feng, M. Calame, K. Müllen, A. Narita, V. Meunier, J. Bokor, R. Fasel, P. Ruffieux 

Small 2202301 (2022). DOI: 10.1002/smll.202202301

Molecular heterostructure by fusing graphene nanoribbons of different lengths through a pentagon ring junction

Q. Sun, H. Jiang, Y. Yan, R. Fasel, P. Ruffieux

Nano Res. 15 (9), 8465−8469 (2022). DOI: 10.1007/s12274-022-4410-7

Magnetic Interplay between π-Electrons of Open-Shell Porphyrins and d-Electrons of Their Central Transition Metal Ions

Q. Sun, L.M. Mateo, R. Robles, P. Ruffieux, G. Bottari, T. Torres, R. Fasel, N. Lorente

Adv. Sci. 2105906 (2022). DOI: 10.1002/advs.202105906

On-surface polyarylene synthesis by cycloaromatization of isopropyl substituents

A. Kinikar, M. Di Giovannantonio, J.I. Urgel, K. Eimre, Z. Qiu, Y. Gu, E. Jin, A. Narita, X.-Y. Wang, K. Müllen, P. Ruffieux, C.A. Pignedoli, R. Fasel

Nat. Synth. 1, 289–296 (2022). DOI: 10.1038/s44160-022-00032-5

On-surface Synthesis: What Happens Behind the Scenes?

S. Stolz, M. Di Giovannantonio, O. Gröning, R. Widmer

Chimia 76 (3), 203-211. DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2022.203

On-surface synthesis and atomic scale characterization of unprotected indenofluorene polymers

M. Di Giovannantonio, R. Fasel

J. Polym. Sci. 60, 1814-1826 (2022). DOI: 10.1002/pol.20210902

On-surface synthesis of porous graphene nanoribbons containing nonplanar [14]annulene pores

M.R. Ajayakumar, M. Di Giovannantonio, C.A. Pignedoli, L. Yang, P. Ruffieux, J. Ma, R. Fasel, X. Feng

J. Polym. Sci. 60, 1912-1917 (2022). DOI: 10.1002/pol.20220003

On-Surface Thermal Stability of a Graphenic Structure Incorporating a Tropone Moiety

I.R. Márquez, N. Ruíz del Árbol, J.I. Urgel, F. Villalobos, R. Fasel, M.F. López, J.M. Cuerva, J.A. Martín-Gago, A.G. Campaña, C. Sánchez-Sánchez 

Nanomaterials 12 (3), 488 (2022). DOI: 10.3390/nano12030488

On-surface synthesis and characterization of nitrogen-substituted undecacenes

K. Eimre, J.I. Urgel, H. Hayashi, M. Di Giovannantonio, P. Ruffieux, S. Sato, S. Otomo, Y.S. Chan, N. Aratani, D. Passerone, O. Gröning, H. Yamada, R. Fasel, C.A. Pignedoli

Nat. Commun. 13, 511 (2022). DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-27961-1

Asymmetric Elimination Reaction on Chiral Metal Surfaces

S. Stolz, M. Danese, M. Di Giovannantonio, J. I. Urgel, Q. Sun, A. Kinikar, M. Bommert, S. Mishra, H. Brune, O. Gröning, D. Passerone, R. Widmer

Adv. Mater. 34 (2), 202104481 (2021). DOI: 10.1002/adma.202104481