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Dr. M. Stöhr, Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen: Surface-supported (supra)molecular assemblies: insight from scanning tunneling microscopy and photoemission experiments

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20 January 2011 FWN-Building 5111.0080, Nijenborgh 4, 9747 AG, Groningen
Speaker: Dr. Meike Stöhr
Affiliation: Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen
Title:

Surface-supported (supra)molecular assemblies: insight from scanning tunneling microscopy and photoemission experiments

Date: 20-01-2011
Start: 16.00
Location: FWN-Building 5111.0080
Host: Ronnie Hoekstra

Abstract

The interest in studying organic nanostructures on surfaces emerges from their prospective applications in nanoscale electronic or optoelectronic devices, in which the spatially addressable functional units are to be assembled on the molecular level. By making use of molecular recognition processes based on non-covalent interactions, well-ordered 1D and 2D molecular structures can be formed on surfaces. Especially, the understanding of the interplay of the underlying inter-molecular and molecule substrate interactions are of great research interest since they are responsible for the structure formation. Only recently, on-surface reactions have been introduced for the creation of polymeric structures which feature improved stability and the prospect of improved conductivity – an advantage over non-covalently bound molecular assemblies.

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