Publications 2020


Materials Cloud, a platform for open computational science

L. Talirz, S. Kumbhar, E. Passaro, A. V. Yakutovich, V. Granata, F. Gargiulo, M. Borelli, M. Uhrin, S. P. Huber, S. Zoupanos, C. S. Adorf, C. Welzel Andersen, O. Schütt, C. A. Pignedoli, D. Passerone, J. VandeVondele, T. C. Schulthess, B. Smit, G. Pizzi,  N. Marzari

Sci. Data 7, 299 (2020). DOI: 10.1038/s41597-020-00637-5


On-Surface Synthesis of Non-Benzenoid Nanographenes by Oxidative Ring-Closure and Ring-Rearrangement Reactions

T. G. Lohr, J.I. Urgel, K. Eimre, J. Liu, M. Di Giovannantonio, S. Mishra, R. Berger, P. Ruffieux, C. A. Pignedoli, R. Fasel, X. Feng

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 142, 31, 13565–13572 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c05668


Coupled Spin States in Armchair Graphene Nanoribbons with Asymmetric Zigzag Edge Extensions

Q. Sun, X. Yao, O. Gröning, K. Eimre, P.A. Pignedoli, K. Müllen, A. Narita, R. Fasel, P. Ruffieux

Nano Lett. 9, 6429–6436 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c02077


On-Surface Synthesis of Oligo(indenoindene)

M. Di Giovannantonio, Q. Chen, J. I. Urgel, P. Ruffieux, C. A. Pignedoli, K. Müllen, A. Narita, R. Fasel

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 142, 30, 12925 – 12929 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c05701


Large-cavity coronoids with different inner and outer edge structures

M. Di Giovannantonio, X. Yao, K. Eimre, J. I. Urgel, P. Ruffieux, C. A. Pignedoli, K. Müllen, R. Fasel, and A. Narita

 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 142, 28, 12046 – 12050 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c05268


Handedness-dependent quasiparticle interference in the two enantiomers of the topological chiral semimetal PdGa

P. Sessi, F.-R. Fan, F. Küster, K. Manna, N. B. M. Schröter, J.-R. Ji, S. Stolz, J. A. Krieger, D. Pei, T. K. Kim, P. Dudin, C. Cacho, R. Widmer, H. Borrmann, W. Shi, K. Chang, Y. Sun, C. Felser & S. S. P. Parkin

Nat. Commun. 11,3507 (2020). DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-17261-x


Observation and control of maximal Chern numbers in a chiral topological semimetal

N. B. M. Schröter, S. Stolz, K. Mnna, F. de Juan, M. G. Vergniory, J. A. Krieger, D. Pei, T. Schmitt, P. Dudin, T. K. Kim, C. Cacho, B. Bradlyn, H. Borrmann, M. Schmidt, R. Widmer, V. N. Strocov, C. Felser

Science 36 (6500), 179 - 183 (2020). DOI: 10.1126/science.aaz3480


Reaction Pathway towards 7-Atom-Wide Armchair Graphene Nanoribbon Formation and Identification of Intermediate Species on Au(111)

S. Thussing, S. Flade, K. Eimre, C. A. Pignedoli, R. Fasel, and P. Jakob

J. Phys. Chem. C 124, 29, 16009 - 16018 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c04596


Near‐enantiopure trimerization of 9‐Ethynylphenanthrene on a chiral metal surface

S. Stolz, A. V. Yakutovich, J. Prinz, T. Dienel, C. A. Pignedoli, H. Brune, O. Gröning, R. Widmer

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., in press (2020). DOI: 10.1002/anie.202006844


Diradical organic one‐dimensional polymers synthesized on a metallic surface

A.Sánchez-Grande, J. I. Urgel, A. Cahlík, J. Santos, S. Edalatmanesh, E. Rodríguez-Sánchez, K. Lauwaet, P. Mutombo, D. Nachtigallová, R. Nieman, H. Lischka, B. de la Torre, R. Miranda, O. Gröning, N. Martín, P. Jelínek, and D. Écija

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 59, 17594 - 17599 (2020). DOI: 10.1002/anie.202006276


Investigating molecular orbitals with submolecular precision on pristine sites and single atomic vacancies of monolayer h-BN

L. Liu, T. Dienel, G. Günzburger, T. Zhang, Z. Huang, C. Wang, R. Widmer, W. Ji, Y. Wang, O. Gröning

Nano Res. 132233 - 2238 (2020). DOI: 10.1007/s12274-020-2842-5


Molecular motor crossing the frontier of classical to quantum tunneling motion

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

PNAS 117 (26), 14838 - 14842 (2020). DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1918654117


Atomistic Positioning of Defects in Helium Ion Treated Single-Layer MoS2

E. Mitterreiter, B. Schuler, K. A. Cochrane, U. Wurstbauer, A. Weber-Bargioni, C. Kastl, and A. W. Holleitner

Nano Lett. 20, 4437 - 4444 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c01222


Resolving Quinoid Structure in Poly(para-phenylene) Chains

B. Yuan, C. Li, Y. Zhao, O. Gröning, X. Zhou, P. Zhang, D. Guan, Y. Li, H. Zheng, C. Liu, Y. Mai, P. Liu, W. Ji, J. Jia, and S. Wang

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 142, 22, 10034 - 10041 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c01930


On-surface synthesis of super-heptazethrene

S. Mishra, J. Melidonie, K. Eimre, S. Obermann, O. Gröning, C.A. Pignedoli, P. Ruffieux, X. Feng, R. Fasel

Chem. Commun. 56, 7467 - 7470 (2020). DOI: 10.1039/D0CC02513E


On-Surface Synthesis of Unsaturated Carbon Nanostructures with Regularly Fused Pentagon-Heptagon Pairs

I. Cheng-Yi Hou, Q. Sun, K. Eimre, M. Di Giovannantonio, J. I. Urgel, P. Ruffieux, A. Narita, R. Fasel, K. Müllen

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 142, 10291 - 10296 (2020), DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c03635


On‐Surface Synthesis of Cumulene‐Containing Polymers via Two‐Step Dehalogenative Homocoupling of Dibromomethylene-Functionalized Tribenzoazulene

J. I. Urgel, M. Di Giovannantonio, K. Eimre, T. G. Lohr, J. Liu, S. Mishra, Q. Sun, A. Kinikar, R. Widmer, S. Stolz, M. Bommert, R. Berger, P. Ruffieux, C. A. Pignedoli, K. Müllen, X. Feng, R. Fasel

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 59, 13281 - 13287 (2020). DOI: 10.1002/anie.202001939


Reversible dehalogenation in on-surface aryl-aryl coupling

S. Stolz, M. Di Giovannantonio, J.I. Urgel, Q. Sun, A. Kinikar, G. Borin Barin, M. Bommert, R. Fasel, R. Widmer

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 59, 14106 - 14110 (2020). DOI: 10.1002/anie.202005443


Tailoring topological order and π-conjugation to engineer quasi-metallic polymers

B. Cirera, A. Sánchez-Grande, B. de la Torre, J. Santos, S. Edalatmanesh, E. Rodríguez-Sánchez, K. Lauwaet, B. Mallada, R. Zbořil, R. Miranda, O. Gröning, P. Jelínek, N. Martín, D. Ecija

Nat. Nanotechnol. 15, 437 - 443 (2020). DOI:10.1038/s41565-020-0668-7


Collective All‐Carbon Magnetism in Triangulene Dimers

S. Mishra, D. Beyer, K. Eimre, R. Ortiz, J. Fernández-Rossier, R. Berger, O. Gröning, C. Pignedoli, R. Fasel, X. Feng, P. Ruffieux

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 59, 12041 - 12047 (2020). DOI: 10.1002/anie.202002687


Controlled Quantum Dot Formation in Atomically Engineered Graphene Nanoribbon Field-Effect Transistors

M. El Abbassi, M. L. Perrin, G. Borin Barin, S. Sangtarash, J. Overbeck, O. Braun, C. J. Labert, Q. Sun, T. Prechtl, A. Narita, K. Müllen, P. Ruffieux, H. Sadeghi, R. Fasel, M. Calame

ACS Nano 14, 5754 - 5762 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c00604


Massive Dirac Fermion Behavior in a Low Bandgap Graphene Nanoribbon Near a Topological Phase Boundary

Q. Sun, O. Gröning, J. Overbeck, O. Braun, M. L. Perrin, G. Borin Barin, M. El Abbassi, K. Eimre, E. Ditler, C. Daniels, V. Meunier. C. A. Pignedoli, M. Calame, R. Fasel, P. Ruffieux

Adv. Mater. 32, 1906054 (2020). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201906054


Production and processing of graphene and related materials

C. Backes et. al.

2D Mater. 7, 022001 (2020). DOI: 10.1088/2053-1583/ab1e0a


On-surface Dehydro-Diels-Alder reaction of Dibromo-bis(phenylethynyl)benzene

M. Di Giovannantonio, A. Keerthi, J. I. Urgel, M. Baumgarten, X. Feng, P. Ruffieux, A. Narita, R. Fasel, K. Müllen

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 142, 1721 - 1725 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b11755


Optical imaging and spectroscopy of atomically precise armchair graphene nanoribbons

S. Zhao , G. Borin Barin, T. Cao, J. Overbeck, R. Darawish, T. Lyu, S. Drapcho, S. Wang, T. Dumslaff, A. Narita, M.Calame, K. Müllen, S. Louie, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, F. Wang

Nano Lett. 20, 1124 - 1130 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b04497


Topological defect-induced magnetism in a nanographene

S. Mishra, D. Beyer, R. Berger, J. Liu, O. Groening, J.I. Urgel, K. Müllen, P. Ruffieux, X. Feng, R. Fasel

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 142, 1147 - 1152 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b09212


On‐Surface Synthesis and Characterization of Triply Fused Porphyrin–Graphene Nanoribbon Hybrids

L. Mateo, Q. Sun, S.-X. Liu, J. J. Bergkamp, K. Eimre, C. A. Pignedoli, P. Ruffieux, S. Decurtins, G. Bottari, R. Fasel, T. Torres

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 59 (3), 1334 - 1339 (2020). DOI: 10.1002/anie.201913024


Topological frustration induces unconventional magnetism in a nanographene

S. Mishra, D. Beyer, K. Eimre, S. Kezilebieke, R. Berger, O. Gröning, C.A. Pignedoli, K. Müllen, P. Liljeroth, P. Ruffieux, X. Feng and R. Fasel

Nat. Nanotechnol. 15, 22 - 28 (2020). DOI: 10.1038/s41565-019-0577-9