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Atomic-Scale Science on Insulating Films

Workgroup Repp, Faculty of Physics, University of Regensburg

Publications

Reorganization energy upon charging a single molecule on an insulator measured by atomic force microscopy

S. Fatayer, B. Schuler, W. Steurer, I. Scivetti, J. Repp, L. Gross, M. Persson, and G. Meyer,
Nature Nanotechnology 13, 376 (2018).

Damping by Sequentially Tunneling Electrons

W. Steurer, J. Repp, L. Gross, and G. Meyer,
Surface Science -, in press (2018).

Dynamic and static charging processes of single molecules - A scanning probe study

N. Kocić,
Dissertation, 2018.
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Imaging on-surface hierarchical assembly of chiral supramolecular networks

L. Patera, Z. Zou, C. Dri, C. Africh, J. Repp, and G. Comelli,
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 19, 24605 (2017).
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Apparent Reversal of Molecular Orbitals Reveals Entanglement

P. Yu, N. Kocić, J. Repp, B. Siegert, and A. Donarini,
Physical Review Letters 119, 056801 (2017).
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Crystallization of a Two-Dimensional Hydrogen-Bonded Molecular Assembly: Evolution of the Local Structure Resolved by Atomic Force Microscopy

L. Patera, X. Liu, N. Mosso, S. Decurtins, S. X. Liu, and J. Repp,
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 56, 10786 (2017).

Forces from periodic charging of adsorbed molecules

N. Kocić, S. Decurtins, S. X. Liu, and J. Repp,
The Journal of Chemical Physics 146, 092327 (2017).
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Combined STM/AFM with functionalized tips applied to individual molecules: Chemical reactions, geometric structure and charge distribution

F. Albrecht,
Dissertation, 2017.
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Tracking the ultrafast motion of a single molecule by femtosecond orbital imaging

T. Cocker, D. Peller, P. Yu, J. Repp, and R. Huber,
Nature 539, 263 (2016).

Direct identification and determination of conformational response in adsorbed individual non-planar molecular species using non-contact atomic force microscopy

F. Albrecht, F. Bischoff, W. Auwärter, J. Barth, and J. Repp,
Nano Letters 16, 7703 (2016).

Charge-State-Dependent Diffusion of Individual Gold Adatoms on Ionic Thin NaCl Films

J. Repp, W. Steurer, I. Scivetti, M. Persson, L. Gross, and G. Meyer,
Physical Review Letters 117, 146102 (2016).
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Control of Reactivity and Regioselectivity for On-Surface Dehydrogenative Aryl-Aryl Bond Formation.

N. Kocić, X. Liu, S. Chen, S. Decurtins, O. Krejčí, P. Jelínek, J. Repp, and S. X. Liu,
Journal of the American Chemical Society 138, 5585 (2016).

Local tunneling decay length and Kelvin probe force spectroscopy

F. Albrecht, M. Fleischmann, M. Scheer, L. Gross, and J. Repp,
Physical Review B 92, 235443 (2015).
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Visualisierung der Polarität chemischer Bindungen

J. Repp, F. Albrecht, M. Fleischmann, and M. Scheer,
Physik in unserer Zeit 46, 266 (2015).

Characterizing and identifying single molecules by scanning probe microscopy using functionalized tips

B. Schuler,
Dissertation, 2015.
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Probing Charges on the Atomic Scale by Means of Atomic Force Microscopy

F. Albrecht, J. Repp, M. Fleischmann, M. Scheer, M. Ondráček, and P. Jelínek,
Physical Review Letters 115, 076101 (2015).
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Effect of electron-phonon interaction on the formation of one-dimensional electronic states in coupled Cl vacancies

B. Schuler, M. Persson, S. Paavilainen, N. Pavliček, L. Gross, G. Meyer, and J. Repp,
Physical Review B 91, 235443 (2015).
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Periodic Charging of Individual Molecules Coupled to the Motion of an Atomic Force Microscopy Tip.

N. Kocić, P. Weiderer, S. Keller, S. Decurtins, S. X. Liu, and J. Repp,
Nano Letters 15, 4406 (2015).

Characterization of a Surface Reaction by Means of Atomic Force Microscopy.

F. Albrecht, N. Pavliček, C. Herranz-Lancho, M. Ruben, and J. Repp,
Journal of the American Chemical Society 137, 7424 (2015).

Atomic Resolution on Molecules with Functionalized Tips

L. Gross, B. Schuler, F. Mohn, N. Moll, J. Repp, and G. Meyer,
In: Noncontact Atomic Force Microscopy: Volume 3, Springer International Publishing, (2015).

Manipulation of the Charge State of Single Au Atoms on Insulating Multilayer Films

W. Steurer, J. Repp, L. Gross, I. Scivetti, M. Persson, and G. Meyer,
Physical Review Letters 114, 036801 (2015).
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Manipulation of surfaces with the methods of scanning probe microscopy

G. Meyer, L. Gross, and J. Repp,
In: Physics of Solid Surfaces: Subvolume A, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, Heidelberg (2015).

Image Distortions of a Partially Fluorinated Hydrocarbon Molecule in Atomic Force Microscopy with Carbon Monoxide Terminated Tips

N. Moll, B. Schuler, S. Kawai, F. Xu, L. Peng, A. Orita, J. Otera, A. Curioni, M. Neu, J. Repp, G. Meyer, and L. Gross,
Nano Letters 14, 6127 (2014).

Cross-sectional scanning probe microscopy on GaAs: Tip-induced band bending, buried acceptors and adsorbed molecules

G. Münnich,
Dissertation, 2014.
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Rasterkraftmikroskopie auf atomarer Skala: Van-der-Waals Wechselwirkung in molekularen Systemen

M. Neu,
Dissertation, 2014.
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Image correction for atomic force microscopy images with functionalized tips

M. Neu, N. Moll, L. Gross, G. Meyer, F. Giessibl, and J. Repp,
Physical Review B 89, 205407 (2014).
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Fixing the Energy Scale in Scanning Tunneling Microscopy on Semiconductor Surfaces

G. Münnich, A. Donarini, M. Wenderoth, and J. Repp,
Physical Review Letters 111, 216802 (2013).
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High-resolution scanning tunneling and atomic force microscopy of stereochemically resolved dibenzo[a,h]thianthrene molecules

N. Pavliček, C. Herranz-Lancho, B. Fleury, M. Neu, J. Niedenführ, M. Ruben, and J. Repp,
physica status solidi b 250, 2424 (2013).

Scanning probe methods applied to molecular electronics

N. Pavliček,
Dissertation, 2013.

Formation and Characterization of a Molecule–Metal–Molecule Bridge in Real Space

F. Albrecht, M. Neu, C. Quest, I. Swart, and J. Repp,
Journal of the American Chemical Society 135, 9200 (2013).

Tieftemperatur-Rastertunnelmikroskopie an Phthalocyanin-Molekülen auf ultradünnen Isolatorfilmen: Ladungszustand, Jahn-Teller Effekt und ein molekularer Schalter

C. Uhlmann,
Dissertation, 2013.

Symmetry Dependence of Vibration-Assisted Tunneling

N. Pavliček, I. Swart, J. Niedenführ, G. Meyer, and J. Repp,
Physical Review Letters 110, 136101 (2013).
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Controlling the Orbital Sequence in Individual Cu-Phthalocyanine Molecules

C. Uhlmann, I. Swart, and J. Repp,
Nano Letters 13, 777 (2013).

Probing individual weakly-coupled π-conjugated molecules on semiconductor surfaces

G. Münnich, F. Albrecht, C. Nacci, M. Utz, D. Schuh, K. Kanisawa, S. Fölsch, and J. Repp,
Journal of Applied Physics 112, 034312 (2012).
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Probing electronic and structural properties of single molecules on the atomic scale

F. Mohn,
Dissertation, 2012.

Atomic Force Microscopy Reveals Bistable Configurations of Dibenzo[a,h]thianthrene and their Interconversion Pathway

N. Pavliček, B. Fleury, M. Neu, J. Niedenführ, C. Herranz-Lancho, M. Ruben, and J. Repp,
Physical Review Letters 108, 086101 (2012).
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Scanning Probe Microscopy of Atoms and Molecules on Insulating Films: From Imaging to Molecular Manipulation

G. Meyer, L. Gross, F. Mohn, and J. Repp,
Chimia 66, 10 (2012).

Controlled Lateral Manipulation of Molecules on Insulating Films by STM

I. Swart, T. Sonnleitner, J. Niedenführ, and J. Repp,
Nano Letters 12, 1070 (2012).

Atomic and Molecular Manipulation

G. Meyer, L. Gross, and J. Repp,
In: Nanoelectronics and Information Technology: advanced electronic materials and novel devices, Wiley-VCH, Aachen (2012).

Symmetrien und Manipulation des Ladungszustands von Molekülen auf NaCl-Filmen

T. Sonnleitner,
Dissertation, 2011.

Molecular Symmetry Governs Surface Diffusion

T. Sonnleitner, I. Swart, N. Pavliček, A. Pöllmann, and J. Repp,
Physical Review Letters 107, 186103 (2011).
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Spins, Moleküle und Supercomputer

C. Strunk, D. Weiss, J. Repp, A. Schäfer, T. Niehaus, and T. Wettig,
Blick in die Wissenschaft 23, 28 (2011).

Charge State Control of Molecules Reveals Modification of the Tunneling Barrier with Intramolecular Contrast

I. Swart, T. Sonnleitner, and J. Repp,
Nano Letters 11, 1580 (2011).

STM Manipulation of Single Atoms and Molecules on Insulating Films

J. Repp, and G. Meyer,
In: Atomic and Molecular Manipulation, Elsvier, Oxford (2011).

Reversible Bond Formation in a Gold-Atom–Organic-Molecule Complex as a Molecular Switch

F. Mohn, J. Repp, L. Gross, G. Meyer, M. Dyer, and M. Persson,
Physical Review Letters 105, 266102 (2010).
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Coherent electron–nuclear coupling in oligothiophene molecular wires

J. Repp, P. Liljeroth, and G. Meyer,
Nature Physics 6, 975 (2010).

Single-Molecule Synthesis and Characterization of Metal−Ligand Complexes by Low-Temperature STM

P. Liljeroth, I. Swart, S. Paavilainen, J. Repp, and G. Meyer,
Nano Letters 10, 2475 (2010).

Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy of Molecules on Insulating Films

J. Repp, and G. Meyer,
Chimia 64, 370 (2010).

Atomare Ladungszustände unter dem Rasterkraftmikroskop

L. Gross, F. Mohn, G. Meyer, J. Repp, and F. Giessibl,
Physik in unserer Zeit 40, 225 (2009).

Measuring the Charge State of an Adatom with Noncontact Atomic Force Microscopy

L. Gross, F. Mohn, P. Liljeroth, J. Repp, F. Giessibl, and G. Meyer,
Science 324, 1428 (2009).

Gekoppelte molekulare Schalter

J. Repp, P. Liljeroth, and G. Meyer,
Physik in unserer Zeit 39, 10 (2008).

Direct Evidence for the Effect of Quantum Confinement of Surface-State Electrons on Atomic Diffusion

N. Negulyaev, V. Stepanyuk, L. Niebergall, P. Bruno, W. Hergert, J. Repp, K. H. Rieder, and G. Meyer,
Physical Review Letters 101, 226601 (2008).
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Orientation of individual C₆₀ molecules adsorbed on Cu(111): Low-temperature scanning tunneling microscopy and density functional calculations

J. Larsson, S. Elliott, J. Greer, J. Repp, G. Meyer, and R. Allenspach,
Physical Review B 77, 115434 (2008).
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Current-Induced Hydrogen Tautomerization and Conductance Switching of Naphthalocyanine Molecules

P. Liljeroth, J. Repp, and G. Meyer,
Science 317, 1203 (2007).

Multiple Charge States of Ag Atoms on Ultrathin NaCl Films

F. Olsson, S. Paavilainen, M. Persson, J. Repp, and G. Meyer,
Physical Review Letters 98, 176803 (2007).
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Scanning tunneling microscopy of adsorbates on insulating films. From the imaging of individual molecular orbitals to the manipulation of the charge state

J. Repp, and G. Meyer,
Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing 85, 399 (2006).

Molekulare Hüllen im Portrait: Rastertunnelmikroskop bildet Molekülorbitale ab

J. Repp, and G. Meyer,
Physik in unserer Zeit 37, 266 (2006).

Imaging Bond Formation Between a Gold Atom and Pentacene on an Insulating Surface

J. Repp, G. Meyer, S. Paavilainen, F. Olsson, and M. Persson,
Science 312, 1196 (2006).

Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy of Cl Vacancies in NaCl Films: Strong Electron-Phonon Coupling in Double-Barrier Tunneling Junctions

J. Repp, G. Meyer, S. Paavilainen, F. Olsson, and M. Persson,
Physical Review Letters 95, 225503 (2005).
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Scanning tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy of NaCl overlayers on the stepped Cu(311) surface: Experimental and theoretical study

F. Olsson, M. Persson, J. Repp, and G. Meyer,
Physical Review B 71, 075419 (2005).
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Molecules on Insulating Films: Scanning-Tunneling Microscopy Imaging of Individual Molecular Orbitals

J. Repp, G. Meyer, S. Stojković, A. Gourdon, and C. Joachim,
Physical Review Letters 94, 026803 (2005).
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Gezielte Umladung einzelner Goldatome

J. Repp, and G. Meyer,
Physik in unserer Zeit 35, 207 (2004).

Controlling the Charge State of Individual Gold Adatoms

J. Repp, G. Meyer, F. Olsson, and M. Persson,
Science 305, 493 (2004).

The scanning tunneling microscope as operative tool: doing physics and chemistry with single atoms and molecules

K. H. Rieder, G. Meyer, S. Hla, F. Moresco, K. F. Braun, K. Morgenstern, J. Repp, S. Fölsch, and L. Bartels,
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society A 362, 1207 (2004).

Snell’s Law for Surface Electrons: Refraction of an Electron Gas Imaged in Real Space

J. Repp, G. Meyer, and K. H. Rieder,
Physical Review Letters 92, 036803 (2004).
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Site Determination and Thermally Assisted Tunneling in Homogenous Nucleation

J. Repp, G. Meyer, K. H. Rieder, and P. Hyldgaard,
Physical Review Letters 91, 206102 (2003).
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From atomic kinks to mesoscopic surface patterns: Ionic layers on vicinal metal surfaces

S. Fölsch, A. Riemann, J. Repp, G. Meyer, and K. H. Rieder,
Physical Review B 66, 161409(R) (2002).
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Nanoscale surface patterning by adsorbate-induced faceting and selective growth: NaCl on Cu(211)

S. Fölsch, A. Helms, A. Riemann, J. Repp, G. Meyer, and K. H. Rieder,
Surface Science 497, 113 (2002).

Manipulation of atoms and molecules with the low temperature scanning tunneling microscope

G. Meyer, F. Moresco, S. Hla, J. Repp, K. F. Braun, S. Fölsch, and K. H. Rieder,
Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 40, 4409 (2001).

Ionic Films on Vicinal Metal Surfaces: Enhanced Binding due to Charge Modulation

J. Repp, S. Fölsch, G. Meyer, and K. H. Rieder,
Physical Review Letters 86, 252 (2001).
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Substrate Mediated Long-Range Oscillatory Interaction between Adatoms: Cu /Cu(111)

J. Repp, F. Moresco, G. Meyer, K. H. Rieder, P. Hyldgaard, and M. Persson,
Physical Review Letters 85, 2981 (2000).
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Controlled manipulation of atoms and small molecules with a low temperature scanning tunneling microscope

G. Meyer, J. Repp, S. Zöphel, K. F. Braun, S. Hla, S. Fölsch, L. Bartels, F. Moresco, and K. H. Rieder,
Single molecules 1, 79 (2000).

Self-Organized Patterning of an Insulator-on-Metal System by Surface Faceting and Selective Growth: NaCl/Cu(211)

S. Fölsch, A. Helms, S. Zöphel, J. Repp, G. Meyer, and K. H. Rieder,
Physical Review Letters 84, 123 (2000).
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Low temperature scanning tunneling microscopy study on the growth and atomic manipulation of NaCl on vicinal copper surfaces

G. Meyer, J. Repp, S. Zöphel, and K. H. Rieder,
Proceedings of the ICPE 1999, Osaka, 1999.

Mechanical and Current-Assisted Manipulation of Atoms and Molecules using a Low Temperature Scanning Tunneling Microscope

K. H. Rieder, G. Meyer, L. Bartels, J. Repp, and S. Hla,
Proceedings of the ICPE 1999, Osaka, 1999.

Determination of binding sites in ordered phases of CO/Cu(211) employing molecular level manipulation

S. Zöphel, J. Repp, G. Meyer, and K. H. Rieder,
Chemical Physics Letters 310, 145 (1999).