Scientific Publications

  • A. Jancarik, N. Khanh Hung, D. Skidin, F. Moresco, A. Gourdon: Preparation of Tetrabenzo[4.4.2]undecastarphene by On-Surface Synthesis, ChemPlusChem 86, 991–996 (2021), DOI:  10.1002/cplu.202100112

  • R. Robles, V. Zobača, K. H. Au-Yeung, F. Moresco, C. Joachim, N. Lorente: Supramolecular Chemistry Based on 4-Acetylbiphenyl on Au(111), Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 22, 15208–15213 (2020), DOI: 10.1039/d0cp01657h

  • K.H. Au-Yeung, T. Kühne, F. Eisenhut, M. Kleinwächter, Y. Gisbert, R. Robles, N. Lorente, G. Cuniberti, C. Joachim, G. Rapenne, C. Kammerer, F. Moresco: Transmitting Stepwise Rotation among Three Molecule-Gear on the Au(111) Surface, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 11 (16), 6892-6899 (2020), DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.0c01747

  • K. H. Au-Yeung, T. Kühne, F. Eisenhut, F. Moresco: Anchoring Molecular Rotors by On-Surface Synthesis, in: Building and Probing Small for Mechanics, Advances in Atom and Single Molecule Machines Series, Ed. C. Joachim, 117-130, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-56777-4_8

  • T. Kühne, Kwan H. Au-Yeung, Frank Eisenhut, O. Aiboudi, D. A. Ryndyk, G. Cuniberti, F. Lissel, F. Moresco: STM induced manipulation of azulene-based molecules and nanostructures: the role of the dipole moment, Nanoscale, 12, 24471–24476 (2020), DOI: 10.1039/d0nr06809h

  • D. Civita, M. Kolmer, G. J. Simpson, A.-P. Li, S. Hecht, and Leonhard Grill: Control of long-distance motion of single molecules, Science 370, 957–960 (2020), DOI: 10.1126/science.abd0696

  • H.-H. Lin, A. Croy, R. Gutierrez, C. Joachim, and G. Cuniberti: Mechanical Transmission of Rotational Motion between Molecular-Scale Gears, Phys. Rev. Applied 13, 034024 – Published 9 March 2020, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevApplied.13.034024, linked data:

  • V. Zobač, R. Robles, N. Lorente: Directionality in van der Waals Interactions: The Case of 4-Acetylbiphenyl Adsorbed on Au (111), J. Phys. Chem. C 124, 4545 (2020), DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b09599

  • L. Grill, S. Hecht: Covalent on-surface polymerization, Nature Chemistry, 12, 115, 2020, DOI: 10.1038/s41557-019-0392-9

  • F. Eisenhut, T. Kühne, F. García, S. Fernández, E. Guitián, D. Pérez, G. Trinquier, G. Cuniberti, C. Joachim, D. Peña, F. Moresco: Dodecacene Generated on Surface: Reopening of the Energy Gap, ACS Nano 14, 1011−1017 (2020), DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b08456

  • W.H. Soe, C. Manzano, R. Robles, N. Lorente, C. Joachim: On-Surface Atom by Atom Assembled Aluminium Bi-Nuclear Tetrabenzophenazine Organo-Metallic Magnetic Complex, Nano letters 20, 384 (2020), DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b04040

  • Y. Gisbert, S. Abid, G. Bertrand, N. Saffon-Merceron, C. Kammerer, G. Rapenne: Modular synthesis of pentaarylcyclopentadienyl Ru-based molecular machines via sequential Pd-catalysed cross couplings, Chem. Commun. 55, 14689–14692 (2019), DOI: 10.1039/c9cc08384g

  • B. Verlhac, N. Bachellier, L. Garnier, M. Ormaza, P. Abufager, R. Robles, M.-L. Bocquet, M. Ternes, N. Lorente, L. Limot: Atomic-scale spin sensing with a single molecule at the apex of a scanning tunneling microscope, Science 366, 623 (2019), DOI: 10.1126/science.aax8222

  • W.H. Soe, S. Srivastava, C. Joachim: A Train of Single Molecule-Gears, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 10/2019, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b02259

  • G.J. Simspon, V. García-López, A.D. Boese, J.M. Tour, L. Grill: How to control single-molecule rotation, Nature Communications, 10/2019, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-12605-8

  • G. Erbland, S. Abid, Y. Gisbert, N. Saffon-Merceron, Y. Hashimoto, L. Andreoni, T. Guérin, C. Kammerer, G. Rapenne: Star‐shaped ruthenium complexes as prototypes of molecular gears, Chemistry A European Journal, 10.1002/chem.201903615, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201903615

  • C. Kammerer, G. Erbland, Y. Gisbert, T. Nishino, K. Yasuhara and G. Rapenne: Biomimetic and Technomimetic Single Molecular Machines, Chemistry Letters, Vol. 48, No. 4 (2019), DOI:

  • N. Kocic, D. Blank, P. Abufager, N. Lorente, S. Decurtins, Si-X Liu, J. Repp: Implementing functionality in molecular self-assembled  monolayers, Nano Letters 19, 2750 (2019), DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b03960

  • D. Skidin, F. Eisenhut, M. Richter, S. Nikipar, J. Krüger, D. Ryndyk, R. Berger, G. Cuniberti, X. Feng, F. Moresco: On-surface synthesis of nitrogen-doped nanographenes with 5-7 membered rings, Chem. Commun. 55, 4731-4734 (2019), DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00276F

  • C. Kammerer, G. Erbland, Y. Gisbert, T. Nishino, K. Yasuhara and G. Rapenne: Biomimetic and Technomimetic Single Molecular Machines, Chemistry Letters, Vol. 48, No. 4 (2019), DOI: 10.1246/cl.181019

  • G. Erbland, Y. Gisbert, G. Rapenne and C. Kammerer: Expedient Synthesis of Thioether-Functionalized Hydrotris(indazolyl)borate as an Anchoring Platform for Rotary Molecular Machines, European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2018, 4731-4739 (2018), DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201800990

  • W. H. Soe, C. Durand, O. Guillermet, S. Gauthier, H. P. J. d. Rouville, S. Srivastava, C. Kammerer, G. Rapenne and C. Joachim, Surface manipulation of a curved polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-based nano-vehicle molecule equipped with triptycene wheels, Nanotechnology 29, 495401 (2018), DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/aae0d9

  • F. Eisenhut, J. Meyer, J. Krüger, R. Ohmann, G. Cuniberti and F. Moresco, Inducing the controlled rotation of single o-MeO-DMBI molecules anchored on Au(111), Surf. Sci., (2018), DOI: 10.1016/j.susc.2018.05.003

  • C. Nacci, M. Baroncini, A. Credi, and L. Grill: Reversible Photoswitching and Isomer‐Dependent Diffusion of Single Azobenzene Tetramers on a Metal Surface, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (2018), DOI: 10.1002/anie.201806536

  • T. Lehmann, A. Croy, R. Gutierrez, G. Cubinerti: Time-dependent framework for energy and charge currents in nanoscale systems, Chemical Physics, Volume 514, 25 October 2018, Pages 176-182, DOI: 10.1016/j.chemphys.2018.01.011