Publications 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).


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).


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).