Publications

Imaging and Tuning Molecular Levels at the Surface of a Gated Graphene Device
Alexander Riss, Sebastian Wickenburg, Patrick Gorman, Liang Z. Tan, Hsin-Zon Tsai, Dimas G. de Oteyza, Yen-Chia Chen, Aaron J. Bradley, Miguel M. Ugeda, Grisha Etkin, Steven G. Louie, Felix R. Fischer, and Michael F. Crommie, Nano Lett. (2014) DOI: 10.1021/nl403791q
Photoinduced doping in heterostructures of graphene and boron nitride
Alexander Riss, Sebastian Wickenburg, Patrick Gorman, Liang Z. Tan, Hsin-Zon Tsai, Dimas G. de Oteyza, Yen-Chia Chen, Aaron J. Bradley, Miguel M. Ugeda, Grisha Etkin, Steven G. Louie, Felix R. Fischer, and Michael F. Crommie, Nano Lett. (2014) DOI: 10.1021/nl403791q
Local Electronic and Chemical Structure of Oligo-acetylene Derivatives Formed Through Radical Cyclizations at a Surface
Alexander Riss, Sebastian Wickenburg, Patrick Gorman, Liang Z. Tan, Hsin-Zon Tsai, Dimas G. de Oteyza, Yen-Chia Chen, Aaron J. Bradley, Miguel M. Ugeda, Grisha Etkin, Steven G. Louie, Felix R. Fischer, and Michael F. Crommie, Nano Lett. (2014) DOI: 10.1021/nl403791q
Bottom-up graphene nanoribbon field-effect transistors
Patrick B. Bennett, Zahra Pedramrazi, Ali Madani, Yen-Chia Chen, Dimas G. de Oteyza, Chen Chen, Felix R. Fischer, Michael F. Crommie, and Jeffrey Bokor, Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 253114 (2013)
Adsorption and Stability of π-Bonded Ethylene on GaP(110)
Miguel M. Ugeda, Min Yu, Aaron J. Bradley, Peter Doak, Wenjun Liu, Gary F. Moore, Ian D. Sharp, T.D. Tilley, Jeffrey B. Neaton, Michael F. Crommie, J. Phys. Chem C. 117, 26091-26096 (2013)
Intermolecular interactions and substrate effects for an adamantane monolayer on a Au(111) surface
Yuki Sakai, Giang D. Nguyen, Rodrigo B. Capaz, Sinisa Coh, Ivan V. Pechenezhskiy, Xiaoping Hong, Feng Wang, Michael F. Crommie, Susumu Saito, Steven G. Louie, and Marvin L. Cohen, Phys. Rev. B 88, 235407 (2013)
Infrared spectroscopy of molecular submonolayers on surfaces by infrared scanning tunneling microscopy: Tetramantane on Au(111)
Ivan V. Pechenezhskiy, Xiaoping Hong, Giang D. Nguyen, Jeremy E. P. Dahl, Robert M. K. Carlson, Feng Wang, and Michael F. Crommie, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 126101 (2013)
Tuning the Band Gap of Graphene Nanoribbons Synthesized from Molecular Precursors
Yen-Chia Chen, Dimas G. de Oteyza, Zahra Pedramrazi, Chen Chen, Felix R. Fischer, and Michael F. Crommie, ACS Nano 7, 6123-6128 (2013)
Direct Imaging of Covalent Bond Structure in Single-Molecule Chemical Reactions
Dimas G. de Oteyza, Patrick Gorman, Yen-Chia Chen, Sebastian Wickenburg, Alexander Riss, Duncan J. Mowbray, Grisha Etkin, Zahra Pedramrazi, Hsin-Zon Tsai, Angel Rubio, Michael F. Crommie, Felix R. Fischer, Science 340, 1434-1437 (2013)
Adsorption Site Determination of a Molecular Monolayer via Inelastic Tunneling
Daniel Wegner, Ryan Yamachika, Xiaowei Zhang, Yayu Wang, Michael F. Crommie, and Nicolás Lorente, Nano Letters 13, 2346-2350 (2013)
Observing Atomic Collapse Resonances in Artificial Nuclei on Graphene
Yang Wang, Dillon Wong, Andrey V. Shytov, Victor W. Brar, Sangkook Choi, Qiong Wu, Hsin-Zon Tsai, William Regan, Alex Zettl, Roland K. Kawakami, Steven G. Louie, Leonid S. Levitov & Michael F. Crommie, Science 340, 734-737 (2013)
Experimentally Engineering the Edge Termination of Graphene Nanoribbons
Xiaowei Zhang, Oleg V. Yazyev, Juanjuan Feng, Liming Xie, Chenggang Tao, Yen-Chia Chen, Liying Jiao, Zahra Pedramrazi, Alex Zettl, Steven G. Louie, Hongjie Dai & Michael F. Crommie, ACS Nano 7, 198-202 (2013)
Mapping Dirac quasiparticles near a single Coulomb impurity on graphene
Y. Wang, V. W. Brar, A. V. Shytov, Q. Wu, W. Regan, H. Tsai, A. Zettl, L. S. Levitov & M. F. Crommie, Nature Physics 8, 653–657 (2012)
Self-Assembly and Photomechanical Switching of an Azobenzene Derivative on GaAs(110): Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Study
I. V. Pechenezhskiy, J. Cho, G. D. Nguyen, L. Berbil-Bautista, B. L. Giles, D. A. Poulsen, J. M. J. Fréchet, and M. F. Crommie, J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 1052–1055 (2012)
Local Electronic Properties of Graphene on a BN Substrate via Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
R. Decker, Y. Wang, V. W. Brar, W. Regan, H. Tsai, Q. Wu, W. Gannett, A. Zettl, and M. F. Crommie, Nano Letters 11, 2291-2295 (2011)
Spatially resolving edge states of chiral graphene nanoribbons
C. Tao, L. Jiao, O. V. Yazyev, Y.-C. Chen, J. Feng, X. Zhang, R. B. Capaz, J. M. Tour, A. Zettl, S. G. Louie, H. Dai, and M. F. Crommie, Nature Physics 7, 616–620 (2011)
Single-Molecule-Resolved Structural Changes Induced by Temperature and Light in Surface-Bound Organometallic Molecules Designed for Energy Storage
J. Cho, L. Berbil-Bautista, I. V. Pechenezhskiy, N. Levy, S. K. Meier, V. Srinivasan, Y. Kanai, J. C. Grossman, K. P. C. Vollhardt, and M. F. Crommie, ACS Nano 5, 3701–3706 (2011)
Gate-controlled ionization and screening of cobalt adatoms on a graphene surface
V. W. Brar, R. Decker, H.-M. S., Y. Wang, L. Maserati, K. T. Chan, H. Lee, C. O. Girit, A. Zettl, S. G. Louie, M. L. Cohen, and M. F. Crommie, Nature Physics 7, 43–47 (2011)
Functionalization, self-assembly, and photoswitching quenching for azobenzene derivatives adsorbed on Au(111)
J. Cho, L. Berbil-Bautista, N. Levy, D. Poulsen, J. M. J. Fréchet, and M. F. Crommie, J. Chem. Phys. 133, 234707 (2010)
Strain-Induced Pseudo–Magnetic Fields Greater Than 300 Tesla in Graphene Nanobubbles
N. Levy, S. A. Burke, K. L. Meaker, M. Panlasigui, A. Zettl, F. Guinea, A. H. Castro Neto, and M. F. Crommie, Science 329, 544-547 (2010)
Determination of Photoswitching Dynamics through Chiral Mapping of Single Molecules Using a Scanning Tunneling Microscope
M. J. Comstock, D. A. Strubbe, L. Berbil-Bautista, N. Levy, J. Cho, D. Poulsen, J. M. J. Fréchet, S. G. Louie, and M. F. Crommie, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 178301 (2010)
Observation of Carrier-Density-Dependent Many-Body Effects in Graphene via Tunneling Spectroscopy
V. W. Brar, S. Wickenburg, M. Panlasigui, C. H. Park, T. O. Wehling, Y. Zhang, R. Decker, C. Girit, A. V. Balatsky, S. G. Louie, A. Zettl, M. F. Crommie, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 036805 (2010)
Spatial Resolution of a Type II Heterojunction in a Single Bipolar Molecule
C. Tao, J. Sun, X. Zhang, R. Yamachika, D. Wegner, Y. Bahri, G. Samsonidze, M.L. Cohen, S.G. Louie, T. D. Tilley, R. A. Segalman, M. F. Crommie, Nano Letters 9, 3963-3976 (2009)
Origin of spatial charge inhomogeneity in graphene
Y. Zhang, V. W. Brar, C. Girit, A. Zettl, M. F. Crommie, Nature Physics 6, 722-726 (2009)
Phase separation and charge transfer in a K-doped C-60 monolayer on Ag(001)
M. Grobis, R. Yamachika, A. Wachowiak, X. H. Lu, M. F. Crommie, Physical Review B 80, 073410 (2009)
Tuning Molecule-Mediated Spin Coupling in Bottom-Up-Fabricated Vanadium TCNE Nanostructures
D. Wegner, R. Yamachika, X. Zhang, Y. Wang, T. Baruah, M. R. Pederson, B. M. Bartlett, J. R. Long, M. F. Crommie, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 087205 (2009)
Surface anchoring and dynamics of thiolated azobenzene molecules on Au(111)
J. W. Cho, N. Levy, A. Kirakosian, M. J. Comstock, F. Lauterwasser, J. M. J. Frechet, M. F. Crommie, Journal of Chem. Phys. 131, 034707 (2009)
Direct observation of a widely tunable bandgap in bilayer graphene
Y. Zhang, T. T. Tang, C. Girit, Z. Hao, M. C. martin, A. Zettl, M. F. Crommie, Y. R. Shen, F. Wang, Nature 459, 820-823 (2009)
Self-Patterned Molecular Photoswitching in Nanoscale Surface Assemblies
N. Levy, M. J. Comstock, J. Cho, L. Berbil-Bautista, A. Kirakosian, F. Lauterwasser, D. A. Poulsen, J. M. J. Frechet, M. F. Crommie, Nano Letters 9, 935-939 (2009)
Local Electronic Properties of Titanocene Chloride Dimer Molecules on a Metal Surface
R. Yamachika, X. Lu, D. Wegner, Y. Wang, A. Wachowiak, M. Grobis, L. M. C. Beltran, J. R. Long, M. Pederson, M. F. Crommie, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113, 677-680 (2009)
Measuring reversible photomechanical switching rates for a molecule at a surface
M. J. Comstock, N. Levy, J. Cho, L. Berbil-Bautista, M. F. Crommie, D. A. Poulsen, and J. M. J Fréchet, Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 123107 (2008)
Giant phonon-induced conductance in scanning tunnelling spectroscopy of gate-tunabe graphene
Y. Zhang, V. W. Brar, F. Wang, C. Girit, Y. Yayon, M. Panlasigui, A. Zettl, M. F. Crommie, Nature Physics 4, 627-630 (2008)
Spatially resolved electronic and vibronic properties of single diamondoid molecules
Y. Wang, E. Kiopakis, X. Lu, D. Wegner, R. Yamachika, J. E. Dahl, R. M. K. Carlson, S. G. Louie, M. F. Crommie, Nature Materials 7, 38-42 (2008)
Single-Molecule Charge Transfer and Bonding at an Organic/Inorganic Interface: TCNE on Noble Metals
D. Wegner, R. Yamachika, Y. Wang, V. W. Brar, B. M. Bartlett, J. R. Long, M. F. Crommie, Nano Letters 8, 131-135 (2008)
Tuning fulleride electronic structure and molecular ordering via variable layer index
Y. Wang, R. Yamachika, A. Wachowiak, M. Grobis, M. F. Crommie, Nature Materials 7, 194-197 (2008)
Novel Orientational Ordering and Reentrant metallicity in KxC60Monolayers for 3< x < 5
Yayu Wang, R. Yamachika, A. Wachowiak, M. Grobis, K. H. Khoo, D.-H. Lee, S. G. Louie, M. F. Crommie, Phys. Rev. Lett 99, 086402 (2007)
Scanning tunneling spectroscopy of inhomogeneous electronic structure in monolayer and bilayer graphene on SiC
V. W. Brar, Y. Zhang, Y. Yayon, A. Botswick, T. Ohta, J. L. McChesney, K, Horn, E. Rotenberg, M. F. Crommie, Applied Physics Letters (2007)
Observing Spin Polarization of Individual Magnetic Adatoms
Y. Yayon, V. W. Brar, L. Senapati, S. C. Erwin, M. F. Crommie, Phys. Rev. Lett 99, 067202 (2007)
Reversible photomechanical switching of individual engineered molecules at a surface
M. J. Comstock, N. Levy, A. Kirakosian, J. W. Cho, F. Lauterwasser, J. H. Harvey, D. A. Strubbe, J. M. J. Fréchet, D. Trauner, S. G. Louie and M. F. Crommie, Phys Rev. Letters 99, 038301 (2007)
Bimodal electronic structure of isolated Co atoms on Pt(111)
Y. Yayon, X. Lu, M. F. Crommie, Phys Rev. B 73, 155401 (2006)
Manipulation of azobenzene molecules on Au(111) using scanning tunneling microscopy
M. J. Comstock, Jongweon Cho, A. Kirakosian, M. F. Crommie, Phys. Rev. B, 72 153414 (2005)
Visualization of the Molecular Jahn-Teller Effect in an Insulating K4C60 Monolayer
A. Wachowiak, R. Yamachika, K. H. Khoo, Y. Wang, M. Grobis, D.-H. Lee, Steven G. Louie, M. F. Crommie, Science 310, 468-470 (2005)
Tuning negative differential resistance in a molecular film
M. Grobis, A. Wachowiak, R. Yamachika, and M. F. Crommie, Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 204102 (2005)
Spatially Dependent Inelastic Tunneling in a Single Metallofullerene
M. Grobis, K. H. Khoo, R. Yamachika, Xinghua Lu, K. Nagaoka, Steven G. Louie, M. F. Crommie, H. Kato, and H. Shinohara, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 136802 (2005)
Observation of spatially inhomogeneous electronic structure of Si(100) using scanning tunneling spectroscopy
K. Nagaoka, M. J. Comstock, A. Hammack, and M. F. Crommie, Phys. Rev. B 71, 121304 (2005)
Molecular commensurability with a surface reconstruction: STM study of azobenzene on Au(111)
A. Kirakosian, M. J. Comstock, J. Cho and M. F. Crommie, Phys. Rev. B 71, 113409 (2005)
Charge transfer and screening in individual C60 molecules on metal substrates: A scanning tunneling spectroscopy and theoretical study
Xinghua Lu, M. Grobis, K. H. Khoo, Steven G. Louie, and M. F. Crommie, Phys. Rev. B 70, 115418 (2004)
Controlled Atomic Doping of a Single C60 Molecule
R. Yamachika, M. Grobis, A. Wachowiak, M. F. Crommie, Science 304, 281-284 (2004)
Spatially Mapping the Spectral Density of a Single C60 Molecule
Xinghua Lu, M. Grobis, K. H. Khoo, Steven G. Louie, and M. F. Crommie, Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 096802 (2003)
Local electronic properties of a molecular monolayer: C60 on Ag(001)
M. Grobis, X. Lu, and M. F. Crommie, Phys. Rev. B 66, 161408(R) (2002)