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  • Adsorption energies of benzene on close packed transition metal surfaces using the random phase approximation 

    Garrido Torres, Jose Antonio; Ramberger, Benjamin; Fruchtl, Herbert Anton; Schaub, Renald; Kresse, Georg (2017-11-22) - Journal article
    The adsorption energy of benzene on various metal substrates is predicted using the random phase approximation (RPA) for the correlation energy. Agreement with available experimental data is systematically better than 10% ...
  • Adsorption of a dihydro-TTF derivative on Au(111) via a thiolate bonding complex to gold adatoms 

    Jethwa, Siddharth Janak; Grillo, Federico; Fruchtl, Herbert Anton; Simpson, Grant James; Treanor, Michael John; Schaub, Renald; Francis, Stephen Malcolm; Richardson, Neville V; Aitken, R Alan (2014-08-05) - Journal article
    A dihydro-TTF derivative with four acetyl-protected thiol ligands was synthesised and adsorbed on Au(111) under UHV conditions. Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy (STM) and Infrared (IR) spectroscopy show that self-organised ...
  • Assembly mechanisms of CVD graphene investigated by scanning tunnelling microscopy 

    Bromley, Catherine (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-24) - Thesis
    In this thesis, the growth mechanism of graphene on a transition metal support is determined, and the epitaxial relationship investigated. The main technique used is low- temperature scanning tunnelling microscopy (STM), ...
  • An atomistic approach to graphene and carbon clusters grown on a transition metal surface 

    Wang, Bo (University of St Andrews, 2011-06) - Thesis
    In this thesis, graphene (i.e. monolayer carbon film) and carbon clusters supported on a transition metal surface are systematically studied by local probe techniques, with respect to their structures, electronic properties ...
  • Construction of an internally B3N3-doped nanographene molecule 

    Krieg, Matthias; Reicherter, Florian; Haiss, Peter; Ströbele, Markus; Eichele, Klaus; Treanor, Michael John; Schaub, Renald; Bettinger, Holger F. (2015-07-06) - Journal article
    The synthesis of a hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene (HBC) with a central borazine core is described. The solid state structure of this BN doped HBC (BN-HBC) is isotypic with that of parent HBC. Scanning tunneling microscopy ...
  • Coupling Epitaxy, Chemical Bonding, and Work Function at the Local Scale in Transition Metal-Supported Graphene 

    Wang, Bo; Caffio, Marco; Bromley, Catherine; Fruchtl, Herbert Anton; Schaub, Renald (2010-10) - Journal article
    Resonance tunneling spectroscopy and density functional theory calculations are employed to explore local variations in the electronic surface potential of a single graphene layer grown on Rh(111). A work function modulation ...
  • Ethene to graphene : surface catalyzed chemical pathways, intermediates, and assembly 

    Wang, Bo; König, Michael; Bromley, Catherine; Yoon, Bokwon; Treanor, Michael-John; Garrido Torres, José A.; Caffio, Marco; Grillo, Federico; Fruchtl, Herbert; Richardson, Neville V.; Esch, Friedrich; Heiz, Ueli; Landman, Uzi; Schaub, Renald (2017-05-04) - Journal article
    Diverse technologies, from catalyst coking to graphene synthesis, entail hydrocarbon dehydrogenation and condensation reactions on metals, and assembly into carbon overlayers. Imperative to gaining control over these ...
  • Formation of bioinorganic complexes by the corrosive adsorption of (S)-proline on Ni/Au(111) 

    Green, Riho Thomas Seljamae; Simpson, Grant James; Grillo, Federico; Greenwood, John; Francis, Stephen Malcolm; Schaub, Renald; Gano, Jerome E.; Fruchtl, Herbert Anton; Lacovig, Paolo; Baddeley, Christopher John (2015-01-13) - Journal article
    Nickel nanoparticles modified by the adsorption of chiral amino acids are known to be effective enantioselective heterogeneous catalysts. The leaching of nickel by amino acids has a number of potential effects including ...
  • New class of metal bound molecular switches involving H-tautomerism 

    Simpson, Grant James; Hogan, Simon William Leslie; Caffio, Marco; Adams, Christopher J.; Fruchtl, Herbert Anton; van Mourik, Tanja; Schaub, Renald (2014-01-28) - Journal article
    A potential end-point in the miniaturization of electronic devices lies in the field of molecular electronics, where molecules perform the function of single components. To date, hydrogen tautomerism in unimolecular switches ...
  • Quinone derivatives as novel single-molecule components for nano-electronics 

    Simpson, Grant J. (University of St Andrews, 2014-11) - Thesis
    In this thesis, quinone derivative molecules supported on a Cu(110) surface are studied using scanning tunnelling microscopy (STM). The experimentally investigated system is based on the bistable nature of these compounds, ...
  • Size-Selective Carbon Nanoclusters as Precursors to the Growth of Epitaxial Graphene 

    Wang, Bo; Ma, Xiufang; Caffio, Marco; Schaub, Renald; Li, Wei-Xue (2011-02-09) - Journal article
    The nucleation and growth mechanisms of graphene on Rh(111) via temperature-programmed growth of C2H4 are studied by scanning tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy, and by density functional theory calculations. By combining ...
  • Two-dimensional self-assembly of benzotriazole on an inert substrate 

    Grillo, Federico; Garrido Torres, Jose Antonio; Treanor, Michael John; Larrea, Christian Rodriguez; Goetze, Jan Philipp; Lacovig, Paolo; Fruchtl, Herbert Anton; Schaub, Renald; Richardson, Neville V (2016-05-07) - Journal article
    The ultra-high vacuum (UHV) room temperature adsorption of benzotriazole (BTAH), a well-known corrosion inhibitor for copper, has been investigated on the pristine Au(111) surface using a combination of surface sensitive ...
  • Weak mismatch epitaxy and structural feedback in graphene growth on copper foil 

    Wilson, Neil R.; Marsden, Alexander J.; Saghir, Mohammed; Bromley, Catherine; Schaub, Renald; Costantini, Giovanni; White, Thomas W.; Partridge, Cerianne; Barinov, Alexei; Dudin, Pavel; Sanchez, Ana M.; Mudd, James J.; Walker, Marc; Bell, Gavin R. (2013-02) - Journal article
    Graphene growth by low-pressure chemical vapor deposition on low cost copper foils shows great promise for large scale applications. It is known that the local crystallography of the foil influences the graphene growth ...