Publications 2017


On-Surface Growth Dynamics of Graphene Nanoribbons: The Role of Halogen Functionalization

M. Di Giovannantonio, O. Deniz, J. I. Urgel, R. Widmer, T. Dienel, S. Stolz, C. Sánchez-Sánchez, M. Muntwiler, T. Dumslaff, R. Berger, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel

ACS Nano (2017) DOI:10.1021/acsnano.7b07077


Probing optical excitations in chevron-like armchair graphene nanoribbons

R. Denk, A. Lodi-Rizzini, S. Wang, M. Hohage, P. Zeppenfeld, J. Cai, R. Fasel, P. Ruffieux, R. F. Josef Berger, Z. Chen, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, R. Biagi, V. De Renzi, D. Prezzi, A, Ruini, A. Ferretti

Nanoscale 9, 18326-18333(2017) DOI:10.1039/C7NR06175G


On-Surface Cyclization of ortho-Dihalotetracenes to Four and Six-membered Rings

C. Sánchez-Sánchez, A. Nicolaï, F. Rossel, J. Cai, J. Liu, X. Feng, K. Müllen, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, V. Meunier

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139, 17617-17623 (2017) DOI:10.1021/jacs.7b10026


Optical Investigation of On-Surface Synthesized Armchair Graphene Nanoribbons

S. Zhao, G. Borin Barin, L. Rondin, C. Raynaud, A. Fairbrother, T. Dumslaff, S. Campidelli, K. Müllen, A. Narita, C. Voisin, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, J.-S. Lauret

Phys. Status Solidi B 00, 1700223 (2017) DOI: 10.1002/pssb.201700223

Short-channel field-effect transistors with 9-atom and 13-atom wide graphene nanoribbons

J. P. Llinas, A. Fairbrother, G. Borin Barin, W. Shi, K. Lee, S. Wu, B. Yong Choi, R. Braganza, J. Lear, N. Kau, W. Choi, C. Chen, Z. Pedramrazi, T. Dumslaff, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, F. Fischer, A. Zettl, P. Ruffieux, E. Yablonovitch, M. Crommie, R. Fasel, J. Bokor

Nature Communications 8, 633 (2017) DOI:10.1038/s41467-017-00734-x

On-Surface Synthesis of Heptacene Organometallic Complexes

J. I. Urgel, H. Hayashi, M. Di Giovannantonio, C. A. Pignedoli, S. Mishra, O. Deniz, M. Yamashita, T. Dienel, P. Ruffieux, H. Yamada, R. Fasel

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139 (34), 11658–11661 (2017). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b05192


Stability of edge magnetism in functionalized zigzag graphene nanoribbons

P.P. Shinde, O. Gröning, S. Wang, P. Ruffieux, C.A. Pignedoli, R. Fasel, D. Passerone

Carbon 124C, 123-132 (2017). DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.08.018


Monitoring the on-surface synthesis of graphene nanoribbons by mass spectrometry

W. Zhang, Z. Chen, B. Yang, X.-Y. Wang, R. Berger, A. Narita, G. Borin Barin, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, X. Feng, H. J. Räder, K. Müllen

Anal. Chem. 89 (14), 7485–7492 (2017). DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b01135


Quantum Dots in Graphene Nanoribbons

S. Wang, N. Kharche, E. C. Girão, X. Feng, K. Müllen, V. Meunier, R. Fasel and P. Ruffieux

Nano Lett. 17, 4277–4283 (2017)  DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b01244


Mechanical signatures of degradation of the photovoltaic perovskite CH3NH3PbI3 upon water vapor exposure

M. Spina, A. Karimi, W. Andreoni, C. A. Pignedoli, B. Náfrádi, L. Forró, E. Horváth

Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 121903 (2017); DOI: 10.1063/1.4978687


TDDFT-Based Spin–Orbit Couplings of 0D, 1D, and 2D Carbon Nanostructures: Static and Dynamical Effects

F. Franco de Carvalho, C. A. Pignedoli, I. Tavernelli

J. Phys. Chem. C 121, 10140–10152 (2017); DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b00331


Heteroatom-Doped Perihexacene from a Double Helicene Precursor: On-Surface Synthesis and Properties

X.-Y. Wang, T. Dienel, M. Di Giovannantonio, G. Borin Barin, N. Kharche, O. Deniz, J. I. Urgel, R. Widmer, S. Stolz, L. H. De Lima, M. Muntwiler, M. Tommasini, V. Meunier, P. Ruffieux, X. Feng, R. Fasel, K. Müllen, A. Narita,  

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139, 4671-4674 (2017), DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b02258


Revealing the Electronic Structure of Silicon Intercalated Armchair Graphene Nanoribbons by Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy

O. Deniz, C. Sánchez-Sánchez, T. Dumslaff, X. Feng, A. Narita, K. Müllen, N. Kharche, V. Meunier, R. Fasel, P. Ruffieux

Nano Letters, 17, 2197-2203 (2017) DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b04727


Chemical vapor deposition synthesis and terahertz photoconductivity of low-bandgap N=9 armchair graphene nanoribbons

Z. Chen, H. I. Wang, J. Teyssandier, K. S. Mali, T. Dumslaff, I. Ivanov, W. Zhang, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, H. J. Räder, D. Turchinovich, S. De Feyter, X. Feng, M. Kläui, A. Narita, M. Bonn, K. Müllen

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139, 3635–3638 (2017). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b00776


On-Surface Synthesis and Characterization of 9-Atom Wide Armchair Graphene Nanoribbons

L. Talirz , H. Söde, T. Dumslaff, S. Wang, J. R. Sanchez-Valencia, J. Liu, P. Shinde, C. A. Pignedoli, L. Liang , V. Meunier, N. C. Plumb, M. Shi, X. Feng, A. Narita, K. Müllen , R. Fasel, P. Ruffieux

ACS Nano 11, 1380–1388 (2017) DOI:10.1021/acsnano.6b06405


High-vacuum synthesis and ambient stability of bottom-up graphene nanoribbons

A. Fairbrother, J. R. Sanchez-Valencia, B. Lauber, I. Shorubalko, P. Ruffieux, T. Hintermann, R. Fasel

Nanoscale 9, 2785–2792 (2017) DOI:10.1039/C6NR08975E


Validation of an Embedded-Atom Copper Classical Potential via Bulk and Nanostructure Simulations

M. Kozlowski, D. Scopece, J. Janczak-Rusch, L. P. H. Jeurgens, R. Kozubski, D. Passerone

Diffusion Foundations 12, 74-92 (2017) DOI:10.4028/

Surface science at the PEARL beamline of the Swiss Light Source

M. Muntwiler, J. Zhang, R. Stania, F. Matsui, P. Oberta, U. Flechsig, L. Patthey, C. Quitmann, T. Glatzel, R. Widmer, E. Meyer, T. A. Jung, P. Aebi, R. Fasel,  T. Greber

J. Synchrotron Rad. 24, 354–366 (2017) DOI:10.1107/S1600577516018646