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2017

Nanostructuring of an alkali halide surface by low temperature plasma exposure
A. Hinaut, B. Eren, R. Steiner, S. Freund, R. Jöhr, Th. Glatzel, L. Marot, E. Meyer and S. Kawai
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, (2017), pdf.
Single-molecule manipulation experiments to explore friction and adhesion
R. Pawlak, S. Kawai, T. Meier, Th. Glatzel, A. Baratoff, E. Meyer
J. Phys. D : App. Phys., (50), (2017), 113003 , pdf.
Hydroxyl-Induced Partial Charge States of Single Porphyrins on Titania Rutile
R. Pawlak, A. Sadeghi, R. Jöhr, A. Hinaut, T. Meier, S. Kawai, L. Zajac, P. Olszowski, S. Godlewski, B. Such, Th. Glatzel, S. Goedecker, M. Szymonski, E. Meyer
J. Phys. Chem. C, (121), (2017), 3607-3614, pdf.
Donor--Acceptor Properties of a Single-Molecule Altered by On-Surface Complex Formation
T. Meier, R. Pawlak, S. Kawai, Y. Geng, X. Liu, S. Decurtins, P. Hapala, A. Baratoff, S.-X. Liu, P. Jelinek, E. Meyer and Th. Glatzel
ACS Nano, (2017), pdf.
Direct quantitative measurement of the C═O⋅⋅⋅H–C bond by atomic force microscopy
S. Kawai, T. Nishiuchi, T. Kodama, P. Spijker, R. Pawlak, T. Meier, J. Tracey, T. Kubo, E. Meyer, A. S. Foster
Sci. Adv., 3 , (2017), pdf.
Precise engineering of quantum dot array coupling through their barrier widths
Ignacio Piquero-Zulaica, Jorge Lobo-Checa, Ali Sadeghi, Zakaria M Abd El-Fattah, Chikahiko Mitsui, Toshihiro Okamoto, Rémy Pawlak, Tobias Meier, Andrés Arnau, J Enrique Ortega, Jun Takeya, Stefan Goedecker, Ernst Meyer, Shigeki Kawai
Nature Communications, 8, (2017), 787, pdf.
Competing Annulene and Radialene Structures in a Single Anti-Aromatic Molecule Studied by High-Resolution Atomic Force Microscopy
Shigeki Kawai, Keisuke Takahashi, Shingo Ito, Rémy Pawlak, Tobias Meier, Peter Spijker, Filippo Federici Canova, John Tracey, Kyoko Nozaki, Adam S Foster, Ernst Meyer
ACS Nano, 11, (2017), 8122-8130.

2016

Probing Atomic Structure and Majorana Wavefunctions in Mono-Atomic Fe-chains on Superconducting Pb-Surface
R. Pawlak, M. Kisiel, J. Klinovaja, T. Meier, S. Kawai, Th. Glatzel, D. Loss, E. Meyer
npj Quantum Info, 2, (2016), 16035, pdf.
Single Molecule Tribology: Force Microscopy Manipulation of a Porphyrin Derivative on a Copper Surface
R. Pawlak, W. Ouyang, A. E. Filippov, L. Kalikhman-Razvozov, S. Kawai, T. Glatzel, E. Gnecco, A. Baratoff , Q.-S. Zheng, O. Hod, M. Urbakh, E. Meyer
ACS Nano, 10, (2016), 713-722, pdf.
Superlubricity of graphene nanoribbons on gold surfaces
S. Kawai, A. Benassi, E. Gnecco, H. Söde, R. Pawlak, X. Feng, K. Müllen, D. Passerone, C. A. Pignedoli, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, E. Meyer
Science, 351, (6276), (2016), 957, pdf.
Chemical Structures of Organometallic Intermediate and Carbon-carbon Bonds in on-surface Chemical Reaction.
S. Kawai, and A. Sadeghi, and T. Okamoto, and C. Mitsui, and R. Pawlak, and T. Meier, and J. Takeya, and S. Goedecker, and E. Meyer.
Small, (2016), pdf.
Configuring electronic states in an atomically precise array of quantum boxes.
S. Nowakowska, A. Wäckerlin, I. Piquero-Zulaica, J. Nowakowski, S. Kawai, C. Wäckerlin, M. Matena, T. Nijs, S. Fatayer, O. Popova, A. Ahsan, S. F. Mousavi, T. Ivas, E. Meyer, M. Stöhr, J. E. Ortega, J. Björk, L. H. Gade, J. Lobo-Checa, T. A. Jung
Small, 12, ( ), (2016), 3757-3763, pdf.
The Limits of Nobility in the van der Waals Interaction
S. Kawai, A. S. Foster, T. Björkman, S. Nowakowsaka, J. Björk, F. Federici Canova, L. H. Gade, T. A. Jung, and E. Meyer
Nature Communications, 7, (2016), 11559, pdf.
Thermal control of sequential on-surface transformation of a hydrocarbon molecule on a copper surface
Shigeki Kawai, Ville Haapasilta, Benjamin D Lindner, Kazukuni Tahara, Peter Spijker, Jeroen A Buitendijk, Rémy Pawlak, Tobias Meier, Yoshito Tobe, Adam S Foster, Ernst Meyer
Nature Comm., 7, (2016), 12711.

2015

Resolving Atomic Connectivity in Graphene Nanostructure Junctions
T. Dienel, S. Kawai, H. Söde, X. Feng, K. Müllen, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, and O. Gröning
Nano Lett., 15, (8), (2015), 5185-5190, pdf.
Interplay of weak interactions in the atom-by-atom condensation of xenon within quantum boxes
S. Nowakowska, A. Wäckerlin, S. Kawai, T. Ivas, J. Nowakowski, S. Fatayer, C. Wäckerlin, T. Nijs, E. Meyer, J. Björk, M. Stöhr, L. H. Gade, and T. A. Jung
Nature Communications, 6, (2015), 6071, pdf.

R. Pawlak, S. Kawai, Th. Glatzel, and E. Meyer
Edited by Springer Japan, vol. 3, (Chap. 11), (2015), 195-222, pdf.
Extended Halogen Bonding between Fully Fluorinated Aromatic Molecules
S. Kawai, A. Sadeghi, F. Xu, L. Peng, A. Orita, J. Otera, S. Goedecker, and E. Meyer
ACS Nano, 9, (3), (2015), 2574–2583, pdf.
Chain-like structure elements in Ni40Ta60 metallic glasses observed by scanning tunneling microscopy
R. Pawlak, L. Marot, A. Sadeghi, S. Kawai, Th. Glatzel, P. Reimann, S. Goedecker, H.-J. Güntherodt, E. Meyer
Sci. Rep., 5, (2015), 13143, pdf.
Atomically controlled substitutional boron-doping of graphene nanoribbons
S. Kawai, S. Saito, S. Osumi, S. Yamaguchi, A. S. Foster, P. Spijker, and E. Meyer
Nature Communications, 6, (2015), 8098, pdf.

2014

ultrahigh resolution atomic force microscopy: seeing the structure of molecule
S. Kawai
応用物理(OYO BUTURI), 83, (6), (2014), 490-482, pdf.
Atom manipulation on an insulating surface at room temperature
S. Kawai, A. S. Foster, F. Federici Canova, H. Onodera, S. Kitamura, E. Meyer
Nature Communications, 5, (2014), 4403, pdf.
Correction to Obtaining Detailed Structural Information about Supramolecular Systems on Surfaces by Combining High-Resolution Force Microscopy with ab Initio Calculations
S. Kawai, A. Sadeghi, F. Xu, L. Peng, R. Pawlak, T. Glatzel, A. Willand, A. Orita, J. Otera, S. Goedecker, and E. Meyer
ACS Nano, 8, (3), (2014), 3099, pdf.
Graphene Synthesis viaThermal Polymerization of Aromatic Quinone Molecules
S. Kawai, B. Eren, L. Marot, E. Meyer
ACS Nano, 8, (6), (2014), 5932–5938, pdf.
Image distortions of partly fluorinated hydrocarbons 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 Lett., 14, (11), (2014), 6127–6131, pdf.
Quantifying the atomic-level mechanics of single long physisorbed molecular chains
S. Kawai, M. Koch, E. Gnecco, A. Sadeghi, R. Pawlak, Th. Glatzel, J. Schwarz, S. Goedecker, S. Hecht, A. Baratoff, L. Grill, and E. Meyer
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 111, (11), (2014), 3968–3972, pdf.

2013

Local Detection of Nitrogen-Vacancy Centers in a Nanodiamond Monolayer
R. Pawlak, Th. Glatzel, V. Pichot, L. Schmidlin, S. Kawai,S. Fremy, D. Spitzer, E. Meyer
Nano Lett., 13, (2013), 5803-5807, pdf.
Systematic study of the dolomite (104) surface by bimodal dynamic force microscopy in ultra-high vacuum
S. Kawai, C. M Pina, A. Bubendorf, G. Fessler, T. Glatzel, E. Gnecco and E. Meyer
Nanotechnology, 24, (5), (2013), 055702, pdf.
Obtaining Detailed Structural Information about Supramolecular Systems on Surfaces by Combining High-Resolution Force Microscopy with ab initio Calculations
S. Kawai, A. Sadeghi, X. Feng, P. Lifen, R. Pawlak, T. Glatzel, A. Willand, A. Orita, J. Otera, S. Goedecker, and E. Meyer
ACS Nano, 7, (10), (2013), 9098, pdf.
Energy Loss Triggered by Atomic-Scale Lateral Force
F. Federici Canova, S. Kawai, C. de Capitani, K. Kan’no, Th. Glatzel, B. Such, A. S. Foster, and E. Meyer
Phys. Rev. Lett., 110, (20), (2013), 203203, pdf.
Elastic Response of Graphene Nanodomes
S. Koch, D. Stradi, E. Gnecco, S. Barja, S. Kawai, C. Díaz, M. Alcamí, F. Martín, A. L. V. de Parga, R. Miranda, Th. Glatzel, and E. Meyer
ACS Nano, 7, (4), (2013), 2927, pdf.

2012

Energy dissipation in dynamic force microscopy on KBr(001) correlated with atomic-scale adhesion phenomena
S. Kawai, Th. Glatzel, B. Such, S. Koch, A. Baratoff, and E. Meyer
Phys. Rev. B, 86, (24), (2012), 245419, pdf.
Two-dimensional nanodiamond monolayers deposited by combined ultracentrifugation and electrophoresis techniques
L. Schmidlin, V. Pichot, S. Josset, R. Pawlak, T. Glatzel, S. Kawai, E. Meyer, and D. Spitzer
Appl. Phys. Lett., 101, (2012), 253111, pdf.
Contrast inversion of the h-BN nanomesh investigated by nc-AFM and Kelvin probe force microscopy
S. Koch, M. Langer, S. Kawai, E. Meyer, Th. Glatzel
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter., 24, (31), (2012), 314212, pdf.
Directed rotations of single porphyrin molecules controlled by localized force spectroscopy
R. Pawlak, S. Fremy, S. Kawai, T. Glatzel, H. Fang, L.-A. Fendt, F. Diederich, and E. Meyer
ACS Nano, 6, (2012), 6318–6324, pdf.
Rapid reconstruction of a strong nonlinear property by a multiple lock-in technique
S. Kawai, S. Hafizovic, Th. Glatzel, A. Baratoff, and E. Meyer
Phys. Rev. B, 85, (16), (2012), 165426, pdf.
High-resolution imaging of C60 molecules using tuning-fork-based non-contact atomic force microscopy
R. Pawlak, S. Kawai, S. Fremy, T. Glatzel and E. Meyer
J. Phys.: Cond. Matter, (24), (2012), 084005, pdf.
Three-dimensional dynamic force spectroscopy measurements on KBr(001): atomic deformations at small tip-sample separations
S. Fremy, S. Kawai, R. Pawlak, Th. Glatzel, A. Baratoff and E. Meyer
Nanotechnology, 23, (2012), 055401, pdf.
Interplay of the tip-sample junction stability and image contrast reversal on a Cu(111) surface revealed by the 3D force field
B. Such, T. Glatzel, S. Kawai, E. Meyer, R. Turansky, J. Brndiar and I. Stich
Nanotechnology, 23, (2012), 045705, pdf.
Measuring Electric Field Induced Subpicometer Displacement of Step Edge Ions
S. Kawai, F. Federici Canova, Th. Glatzel, T. Hynninen, E. Meyer, and A. S. Foster
Phys. Rev. Lett., 109, (14), (2012), 146101, pdf.
Contrast inversion of the h-BN nanomesh investigated by nc-AFM and Kelvin probe force microscopy
S. Koch, M. Langer, S. Kawai, E. Meyer and Th. Glatzel
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 24, (2012), 314212, pdf.
Multiscale approach for simulations of Kelvin probe force microscopy with atomic resolution
A. Sadeghi, A. Baratoff, S. A. Ghasemi, S. Goedecker, Th. Glatzel, S. Kawai and E. Meyer
Phys. Rev. B, 86, (2012), 075407, pdf.

2011

Atomic-scale mechanical properties of orientated C60 molecules revealed by noncontact atomic force microscopy
R. Pawlak, S. Kawai, S. Fremy, T. Glatzel and E. Meyer
ACS Nano, 5, (8), (2011), :6349-54, pdf.
Systematic measurement of pentacene assembled on Cu(111) by bimodal dynamic force microscopy at room temperature
S. Kawai, R. Pawlak, Th. Glatzel, and E. Meyer
Phys. Rev. B, 84, (8), (2011), 085429, pdf.
Atomic-scale dissipation processes in dynamic force spectroscopy
S. Kawai, F. Federici Canova, Th. Glatzel, A. S. Foster, and E. Meyer
Phys. Rev. B, 84, (11), (2011), 115415, pdf.
Organic Molecules Reconstruct Nanostructures on Ionic Surfaces
T. Trevethan, B. Such, T. Glatzel, S. Kawai, A. L. Shluger, E. Meyer, P. de Mendoza, and A. M. Echavarren
Small, 7, (9), (2011), 1264, pdf.
Interaction-induced atomic displacements revealed by drift-corrected dynamic force spectroscopy
S. Kawai, Th. Glatzel, S. Koch, A. Baratoff, and E. Meyer
Phys. Rev. B, 83, (3), (2011), 035421, pdf.
Oriented growth of porphyrin-based molecular wires on ionic crystals analysed by nc-AFM
Th. Glatzel, L. Zimmerli, S. Kawai, E. Meyer, L.-A. Fendt and F. Diederich
Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2, 34-39, (2011)., 2, (2011), 34-39, pdf.

2010

Functionalized Truxenes: Adsorption and Diffusion of Single Molecules on the KBr(001) Surface
B. Such, T. Trevethan, Th. Glatzel, S. Kawai, L. Zimmerli, E. Meyer, A. L. Shluger, C. H. M. Amijs, P. de Mendoza, and A. M. Echavarren
ACS Nano, 4, (6), (2010), 3429, pdf.
Three-dimensional force spectroscopy of KBr(001) by tuning fork-based cryogenic noncontact atomic force microscopy
B. Such, Th. Glatzel, S. Kawai, S. Koch, and E. Meyer
J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, 28, (3), (2010), C4B1, pdf.
Contacting self-ordered molecular wires by nanostencil lithography
L. Gross, R. R. Schlittler, G. Meyer, L.-A. Fendt, F. Diederich, Th. Glatzel, S. Kawai, S. Koch, and E. Meyer
J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, 28, (3), (2010), C4D34, pdf.
Atomic contact potential variations of Si(111)-7 × 7 analyzed by Kelvin probe force microscopy
S. Kawai, Th. Glatzel, H.-J. Hug, and E. Meyer
Nanotechnology, 21, (24), (2010), 245704, pdf.
Ultrasensitive detection of lateral atomic-scale interactions on graphite (0001) via bimodal dynamic force measurements
S. Kawai, Th. Glatzel, S. Koch, B. Such, A. Baratoff, and E. Meyer
Phys. Rev. B, 81, (8), (2010), 085420, pdf.

2009

Systematic Achievement of Improved Atomic-Scale Contrast via Bimodal Dynamic Force Microscopy
S. Kawai, Th. Glatzel, S. Koch, B. Such, A. Baratoff, and E. Meyer
Phys. Rev. Lett., 103, (2009), 220801, pdf.
Dithering-amplitude dependence of STM-regulated dynamic lateral force microscopy maps on Si(111)7×7
N. Sasaki, S. Kawai, and H. Kawakatsu
Phys. Rev. B, 80, (2009), 193402, pdf.
Cutting and self-healing molecular wires studied by dynamic force microscopy
S. Kawai, S. Maier, Th. Glatzel, S. Koch, B. Such, L. Zimmerli, L.-A. Fendt, F. Diederich, and E. Meyer
Appl. Phys. Lett., 95, (2009), 103109, pdf.
Time-averaged cantilever deflection in dynamic force spectroscopy
S. Kawai, Th. Glatzel, S. Koch, B. Such, A. Baratoff, and E. Meyer
Phy. Rev. B, 80, (8), (2009), 085422, pdf.
Determination of effective tip geometries in Kelvin probe force microscopy on thin insulating films on metals
T. Glatzel, L. Zimmerli, S. Koch, B. Such, S. Kawai and E. Meyer
Nanotechnology, 20, (26), (2009), 264016, pdf.
Direct mapping of the lateral force gradient on Si(111)-7x7
S. Kawai, N. Sasaki, and H. Kawakatsu
Phys. Rev. B, 79, (2009), 195412, pdf.
Surface-relaxation-induced giant corrugation on graphite (0001)
S. Kawai and H. Kawakatsu
Phys. Rev. B, 79, (11), (2009), 115440, pdf.
Molecular assemblies grown between metallic contacts on insulating surfaces
Th. Glatzel, L. Zimmerli, S. Koch, S. Kawai, E. Meyer
Appl. Phys. Lett., 94, (2009), 3, pdf.

2007

Dynamic force microscopy study of the As-rich c(4x4) and Ga-rich c(8x2) reconstructions of GaAs(001) surface
S. Kawai, F. Rose, T. Ishii, S. Tsukamoto, and H. Kawakatsu
J. Appl. Phys, 102, (2), (2007), 024307, pdf.

2006

Atomic force microscopy utilizing subAngstrom cantilever amplitudes
H. Kawakatsu, S. Kawai, D. Kobayashi, S. Kitamura, and S. Meguro
e-J. Surf. Sci. Nanotech, 4, (2006), 110, pdf.
Atomically resolved amplitude modulation dynamic force microscopy with a high-frequency and high-quality factor cantilever
S. Kawai and H. Kawakatsu
Appl. Phys. Lett., 89, (1), (2006), 013108, pdf.
Mechanical atom manipulation with small amplitude dynamic force microscopy
S. Kawai and H. Kawakatsu
Appl. Phys. Lett., 89, (2), (2006), 023113, pdf.
Atomically resolved observation of the quenched Si(111) surface with small amplitude dynamic force microscopy
S. Kawai, F. Rose, T. Ishii and H. Kawakatsu
J. Appl. Phys, 99, (10), (2006), 104312, pdf.
Atomically resolved dynamic force microscopy operating at 4.7 MHz
S. Kawai and H. Kawakatsu
Appl. Phys. Lett., 88, (13), (2006), 133103, pdf.
Low reactivity of molecular oxygen with Si(111)-c(2x8)
F. Rose, S. Kawai, and H. Kawakatsu
Surf. Sci., 600, (1), (2006), 106, pdf.
Scanning tunneling spectroscopy and topography of Si(111)-c2x8 and coexisting 7x7 and 2x1 reconstructions: Surface electronic band structure
F. Rose, S. Kawai, T. Ishii, and H. Kawakatsu
Phys. Rev. B, 73, (2006), 045309, pdf.

2005

Non-contact atomic force microscopy and scanning tunneling microscopy of coexisting reconstruction on Si(111)
F. Rose, T. Ishii, S. Kawai, and H. Kawakatsu
e-J. Surf. Sci. Nanotech., 3, (2005), 258, pdf.
Ultra-high vacuum dynamic force microscopy for high resonance frequency cantilevers.
S. Kawai, D. Kobayashi, S. Kitamura, S. Meguro, and H. Kawakatsu
Rev. Sci. Instrum., 76, (8), (2005), 083703, pdf.
Dynamic lateral force microscopy with true atomic resolution
S. Kawai, S. Kitamura, D. Kobayashi, and H. Kawakatsu
Appl. Phys. Lett., 87, (17), (2005), 173105, pdf.
An ultra-small amplitude operation of dynamic force microscopy with second flexural mode
S. Kawai, S. Kitamura, D. Kobayashi, S. Meguro, and H. Kawakatsu
Appl. Phys. Lett., 86, (8), (2005), 193107, pdf.

2004

Observation of Self-Assembled Monolayer Using the Lateral Resonance of the Cantilever in the Contact and Noncontact Regions.
Y. Hoshi, T. Kawagishi, S. Kawai, D. Kobayashi, J. Kim, Y. -H. Cho, S. Kakeuchi, B. Kim, and H. Kawakatsu
Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., 43, (2004), 4533.
New FM Detection Techniques for Scanning Probe Microscopy
D. Kobayashi, S. Kawai, and H. Kawakatsu
Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., 43, (2004), 4566.
Nanomechanical structureswith 91 MHz resoance frequency fabricated by local deposition and dry etching
G. M. Kim, S. Kawai, M. Nagashio, H. Kawakatsu, and J. Brugger
J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, 22, (4), (2004), 1658, pdf.

2002

Measurement of mechanical properties of three-dimensional nanometric objects by an atomic force microscope incorporated in a scanning electron microscope
K. Fukushima, S. Kawai, D. Saya, and H. Kawakatsu
Rev. Sci. Instrum., 73, (7), (2002), 2647, pdf.
Towards atomic force microscopy up to 100 MHz
H. Kawakatsu, S. Kawai, D. Saya, M. Nagashio, D. Kobayashi, H. Toshiyoshi, and H. Fujita
Rev. Sci. Instrum., 73, (6), (2002), 2317, pdf.