Wegner, Daniel and Yamachika, Ryan and Wang, Yayu and Brar, Victor W. and Bartlett, Bart M. and Long, Jeffrey R. and Crommie, Michael F. (2008) Single-molecule charge transfer and bonding at an organic/inorganic interface: Tetracyanoethylene on noble metals. NANO LETTERS, 8 (1). pp. 131-135.
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We have studied the structural and electronic properties of tetracyanoethylene (TCNE) molecules on different noble-metal surfaces using scanning tunneling spectroscopy and density functional theory. Striking differences are observed in the TCNE behavior on Au, Ag, and Cu substrates in the submonolayer limit. We explain our findings by a combination of charge-transfer and lattice-matching properties for TCNE across substrates that results in a strong variation of molecule−molecule and molecule−substrate interactions. These results have significant implications for future organic/inorganic nanoscopic devices incorporating molecule-based magnetism.
|Subjects:||Analytical Science > Microscopy and probe methods|
Material Science > Nanochemistry
Material Science > Nanostructured materials
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