TITLE

Perylene monolayer on the Ru(0001) surface

AUTHOR(S)
Lu, B.; Zhang, H. J.; Tao, Y. S.; Huang, H.; Li, H. Y.; Bao, S. N.; He, P.; Chen, Q.
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;2/7/2005, Vol. 86 Issue 6, p061915
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The growth of epitaxial monolayer of perylene on Ru(0001) was investigated by means of scanning tunneling microscopy (STM). The STM images showed a coexistence of the ordered phase with a 12×12 superstructure and the disordered phase in a monolayer of perylene on Ru(0001). In the disordered region, the perylene molecules are randomly distributed, and orientated uniformly with their long axis in the [1000] direction. For the ordered phase, a model of the Ru(0001)-(12×12)-8 perylene superstructure was proposed. The results indicate that the growth behavior of perylene on Ru(0001) is mainly controlled by laterally repulsive molecule-molecule interaction.
ACCESSION #
16345425

 

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