Synthesis of Regioisomeric Graphene Nanoribbon Junctions via Heteroprecursors

Kewei Sun, Ondrej Krejci, Adam S. Foster, Yasuhiro Okuda, Akihiro Orita, Shigeki Kawai*

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Graphene nanoribbons are one of the most promising materials for nanoscale electronics. While various structures have successfully been synthesized by on-surface reactions, curved connections remain less investigated, yet they could prove highly useful in the development of copolymerization technology. Here, we present the synthesis of three different regioisomeric junctions on Au (111) by using 10,10'-dibromo-9,9'-bianthryl and 1,3,6,8-tetrabromopyrene. The chemical structures and the electronic properties of junctions were studied with a combination of scanning tunneling microscopy with a CO terminated tip, scanning tunneling spectroscopy, and density functional theory calculations. We found that two identical nanoribbon-junction interface electronic states appear within the band gaps of connected graphene nanoribbons.

AlkuperäiskieliEnglanti
Sivut17632-17638
Sivumäärä7
JulkaisuJournal of Physical Chemistry C
Vuosikerta123
Numero28
DOI - pysyväislinkit
TilaJulkaistu - 18 heinäkuuta 2019
OKM-julkaisutyyppiA1 Julkaistu artikkeli, soviteltu

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