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2021

On-Surface Synthesis of Nitrogen-Doped Kagome Graphene
R. Pawlak, X. Liu, S. Ninova, P. DAstolfo, C. Drechsel, J.-C. Liu, R. Haener, S. Decurtins, U. Aschauer, S.-X. Liu, and E. Meyer
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 60, (15), (2021), 8370-8375, pdf.

2020

Sequential Bending and Twisting around C-C Single Bonds by Mechanical Lifting of a Pre-Adsorbed Polymer
R. Pawlak, J.G. Vilhena, P. D’Astolfo, X. Liu, G. Prampolini, T. Meier, T. Glatzel, J.A. Lemkul, R. Haner, S. Decurtins, A. Baratoff, R. Perez, S.-X. Liu, E. Meyer
Nano Lett. , (20), (2020), 652-657, pdf.
Bottom-up Synthesis of Nitrogen-Doped Porous Graphene Nanoribbons
R. Pawlak, X. Liu, S. Ninova, P. D’Astolfo, C. Drechsel, S. Sangtarash, R. Häner, S. Decurtins, H. Sadeghi, C. J. Lambert, U. Aschauer, S-X. Liu, E. Meyer
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 142, (29), (2020), 12568-12573, pdf.
Three-dimensional graphene nanoribbons as a framework for molecular assembly and local probe chemistry
S. Kawai, O. Krejci, T. Nishiuchi, K. Sahara, T. Kodama, R. Pawlak, E. Meyer, T. Kubo, A.S. Foster
Sci.Adv., 6, (2020), eaay8913, pdf.
Atomic-scale investigations of ultralow friction on crystal surfaces in ultrahigh vacuum
E. Gnecco, R. Pawlak, Th. Glatzel and E. Meyer.
Chapter in "Superlubricity" book., (2020), 71-84, pdf.

2019

Conformations and cryo-force spectroscopy of spray-deposited single-strand DNA on gold
R. Pawlak, J.G. Vilhena, A. Hinaut, T. Meier, Thilo Glatzel, A. Baratoff, E. Gnecco, R. Pérez, E. Meyer
Nat. Comm., (10), (2019), 685, pdf.
Altering the Properties of Graphene on Cu(111) by Intercalation of Potassium Bromide
M. Schulzendorf, A. Hinaut, M. Kisiel, R. Jöhr, R. Pawlak, P. Restuccia, E. Meyer, M. Clelia Righi, Th. Glatzel
ACS Nano, 13, (2019), 5485-5492, pdf.
Majorana Fermions in Magnetic Chains
R. Pawlak, S. Hoffmann, J. Klinovaja, D. Loss, E. Meyer
Prog. Part. and Nucl. Phys., (107), (2019), 1-19, pdf.
Stretching DNA using cryo-force spectroscopy
R. Pawlak, J.G. Vilhena, T. Glatzel, E. Meyer
Imaging & Microscopy, 2, (2019), 32-34, pdf.
Controlled switching of a single CuPc molecule on Cu(111) at low temperature
S. Fremy-Koch, A. Sadeghi, R. Pawlak, S. Kawai, A. Baratoff, S. Goedecker, E. Meyer, and Th. Glatzel
Phys. Rev. B, 100, (2019), 155427, pdf.
Quantitative determination of atomic buckling of silicene by atomic force microscopy
R. Pawlak, C. Drechsel, P. D’Astolfo, M. Kisiel, E. Meyer, J. I. Cerda
PNAS, 117, (2019), 228-237, pdf.

2018

Electrospray deposition of structurally complex molecules revealed by atomic force microscopy
A.Hinaut, T. Meier, R. Pawlak, S. Feund, R. Jöhr, S. Kawai, T. Glatzel, S. Decurtins, K. Müllen, A. Narita, S.-X. Liu, E. Meyer
Nanoscale, 10, (3), (2018), 1337-1344, pdf.
Stick-Slip Motion of ssDNA over Graphene
J.G. Vilhena, E. Gnecco, R. Pawlak, F. Moreno-Herrero, E. Meyer, Ruben Perez
Journal of Physical Chemistry B, (doi:10.1038/s41467-0), (2018), 840-846, pdf.
Multiple heteroatom substitution to graphene nanoribbon
S. Kawai, S. Nakatsuka, T. Hatakeyama, R. Pawlak, T. Meier, J. Tracey, E. Meyer, A.S. Foster
Science advances, 4, (2018), 7181, pdf.
Recent highlights in nanoscale and mesoscale friction
A. Vanossi,D. Dietzel, A. Schirmeisen,E. Meyer, R. Pawlak,Th. Glatzel, M. Kisiel, S. Kawai, N. Manini
N. Beilstein J. Nanotechnol., 9, (2018), 1995-2014, pdf.
Diacetylene Linked Anthracene Oligomers Synthesized by One-Shot Homocoupling of Trimethylsilyl on Cu(111)
S. Kawai, O. Krejci, A. S. Foster, R. Pawlak, F. Xu, L. Peng, A. Orita and E. Meyer
ACS Nano, (2018), pdf.
Transoid-to-Cisoid Conformation Changes of Single Molecules on Surfaces Triggered by Metal Coordination
S. Freund, R. Pawlak, L. Moser, A. Hinaut, R. Steiner, N. Marinakis, E. C. Constable, E. Meyer, C.E. Housecroft, Th. Glatzel
ACS Omega, 3, (10), (2018), 12851-12856, pdf.

2017

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.
Atomic scale friction phenomena
E. Gnecco, R. Pawlak, M. Kisiel, T. Glatzel and E. Meyer
"Handbook of Nanotechnology", (Springer), (2017), 519-548, pdf.
Thermally induced anchoring of a zinc-carboxyphenylporphyrin on rutile TiO2 (110)
R. Jôhr, A. Hinaut, R. Pawlak, L. Zajac, P. Olszowski, B. Such, Th. Glatzel, J. Zhang, M. Muntwiler, J. J. Bergkamp, L.-M. Mateo, S. Decurtins, S.-X. Liu, and E. Meyer
The Journal of Chemical Physics, 146, (18), (2017), 184704, 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, 11, (2017), 8413–8420, pdf.
Design and Characterization of an Electrically Powered Single Molecule on Gold
R. Pawlak , T. Meier, N. Renaud, M. Kisiel, A. Hinaut, T. Glatzel, D. Sordes, C. Durand, W.-H. Soe, A. Baratoff, C. Joachim, C. E. Housecroft, E. C. Constable , Ernst Meyer
ACS Nano, (11), (2017), 9930-9940, pdf.
Fast and Curious
R. Pawlak, T. Meier
Nat. Nanotechnol., (12 ), (2017), 712-712, 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
Science Advance, 3 , (2017), pdf.
Atomic Scale Friction Phenomena
E. Gnecco, R. Pawlak, M. Kisiel, T. Glatzel, E. Meyer
In: Bhushan B. (eds) Nanotribology and Nanomechanics. Spring, (2017), 519-548, pdf.
Ordering of Zn-centered porphyrin and phthalocyanine on TiO2 (011): STM studies
P. Olszowski, L. Zajac, S. Godlewski, B. Such, R. Pawlak, A. Hinaut, R. Johr, T. Glatzel, E. Meyer, M. Szymonski
Beilstein J. of Nanotechnol., 8, (2017), 99, pdf.
Precise engineering of quantum dot array coupling through their barrier widths
I. Piquero-Zulaica, J. Lobo-Checa, A. Sadeghi, Z. M. Abd El-Fattah, C. Mitsui, T. Okamoto, R. Pawlak, T. Meier, A. Arnau, J. Enrique Ortega, J. Takeya, S. Goedecker, E. Meyer, S. Kawai
Nature Comm., 8, (2017), 787, pdf.
Competing Annulene and Radialene Structures in a Single Anti-Aromatic Molecule Studied by High-Resolution Atomic Force Microscopy
S. Kawai , K. Takahashi, S. Ito, R. Pawlak, T. Meier, P. Spijker, F. F. Canova, J. Tracey, K. Nozaki, A. S. Foster, E. Meyer
ACS Nano, 11, (2017), 8122–8130, pdf.

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.
Water interaction with hydrogenated and oxidized detonation nanodiamonds — Microscopic and spectroscopic analyses
S. Stehlik, Th. Glatzel, V. Pichot, R. Pawlak, E. Meyer, D. Spitzer, and B. Rezek
Diamond and Related Materials, 63, (2016), 97-102, 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.
Self-assembling of Zn porphyrins on a (110) face of rutile ce{TiO2} - The anchoring role of carboxyl groups
L. Zajac, P. Olszowski, S. Godlewski, L. Bodek, B. Such, R. Jöhr, R. Pawlak, A. Hinaut, Th. Glatzel, E. Meyer, and M. Szymonski
Applied Surface Science, 379, (2016), 277-281 , pdf.
Morphology Change of C60 Islands on Organic Crystals Observed by Atomic Force Microscopy
S. Freund, A. Hinaut, R. Pawlak, S.-X. Liu, S. Decurtins, E. Meyer and Th. Glatzel
ACS Nano, 10, (6), (2016), 5782–5788, 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.

2015


R. Pawlak, S. Kawai, Th. Glatzel, and E. Meyer
Edited by Springer Japan, vol. 3, (Chap. 11), (2015), 195-222, 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.
Characterization of individual molecular adsorption geometries by atomic force microscopy: Cu-TCPP on rutile TiO2 (110)
R. Jöhr, A. Hinaut, R. Pawlak, A. Sadeghi, S. Saha, S. Goedecker, B. Such, M. Szymonski, E. Meyer, and Th. Glatzel
Journal of Chemical Physics, 143, (9), (2015), 094202, pdf.
Electrospray deposition of organic molecules on bulk insulator surfaces
A. Hinaut, R. Pawlak, E. Meyer and Th. Glatzel
Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 6, (2015), 1927–1934, pdf.
Noncontact Atomic Force Microscope Dissipation Reveals a Central Peak of SrTiO3 Structural Phase Transition
M. Kisiel, F. Pellegrini, G. E. Santoro, M. Samadashvili, R. Pawlak, A. Benassi, U. Gysin, R. Buzio, A. Gerbi, E. Meyer, & E. Tosatti
Phys. Rev. Lett., 115, (2015), 046101, pdf.
Ordered heteromolecular overlayers formed by metal phthalocyanines and porphyrines on rutile titanium dioxide surface studied at room temperature
L. Zajac, P. Olszowski, S. Godlewski, B. Such, R. Jöhr, R. Pawlak, A. Hinaut, Th. Glatzel, E. Meyer and M. Szymonski
The Journal of Chemical Physics C, 143, (2015), 224702 , pdf.

2014

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.
Combined Photoemission Spectroscopy and Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Study of the Sequential Dehydrogenation of Hexahydroxytriphenylene on Ag(111)
L. Giovanelli , O. Ourdjini, M. Abel, R. Pawlak, J. Fujii, L. Porte, J.-M. Themlin, S. Clair
J. Phys. Chem. C, 118, (2014), 14899, 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.
Giant frictional dissipation peaks and charge-density-wave slips at the NbSe2 surface
M. Langer, M. Kisiel, R. Pawlak, F. Pelligrini, G. E. Santoro, R. Buzio, A. Gerbi, G. Balakrishnan, A. Baratoff, E. Tosatti, E. Meyer
Nature Materials, 13, (2014), 173-177, 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.
Hydrogen plasma microlithography of graphene supported on a Si/SiO2 substrate
B. Eren, Th. Glatzel, M. Kisiel, W. Fu, R. Pawlak, U. Gysin, C. Nef, L. Marot, M. Calame, Ch. Schönenberger, E. Meyer
Appl. Phys. Lett., 102, (2013), 071602, 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.

2012

Pure hydrogen low-temperature plasma exposure of HOPG and graphene: Graphane formation?
B. Eren, D. Hug, L. Marot, R. Pawlak, M. Kisiel, R. Steiner, D. M. Zumbühl, E. Meyer
Beilstein J. Nanotech., 3, (2012), 852–9, 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.
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.
Inhomogeneous Relaxation of a Molecular Layer on an Insulator due to Compressive Stress
F. Bocquet, L. Nony, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, V. Oison, R. Pawlak, L. Porte and Ch. Loppacher
Phys. Rev. Lett., 108, (20), (2012), 206103, pdf.
Self-organised growth of molecular arrays at surfaces.
L. Porte, M. Abel, P. Amsalem, F. Bocquet, F.C. Bocquet, V. Chevallier, S. Clair, G. Delafosse, S. Desbief, V. Gadenne, L. Giovanelli, M. Koudia, Y. Ksari, C. Loppacher, A. Merlen, L. Nony, O. Ourdjini, L. Patrone, R. Pawlak, J. Romann, J–C. Valmalette, J–M. Themlin
Int. J. Nanotechnol., 9, (2012), 325, 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.

2011

Substrate-mediated ordering and defect analysis of a surface covalent organic framework.
O. Ourdjini, R. Pawlak, M. Abel, S. Clair, L. Chen, N. Bergeon, M. Sassi, V. Oison, J.-M. Debierre, R. Coratger and L. Porte.
Phys. Rev. B, 84, (2011), 125421, pdf.
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.

2010

Supramolecular Assemblies of 1,4-Benzene Diboronic Acid on KCl(001)
R. Pawlak, L. Nony, F. Bocquet, V. Oison, M. Sassi, J.-M. Debierre, Ch. Loppacher and L. Porte
J. Phys. Chem. C, 114, (20), (2010), 9290–9295, pdf.

2009

Synthesis of an ordered covalent monolayer network onto a surface
N. A. A. Zwaneveld, R. Pawlak, M. Abel, D. Catalin, D. Gigmes, D. Bertin, L. Porte
International Patent Application No.PCT/IB2008/002342, (2009), pdf.
Robust Supramolecular Network on Ag(111): Hydrogen-Bond Enhancement through Partial Alcohol Dehydrogenation
R. Pawlak, S. Clair, V. Oison, M. Abel, O. Ourdjini, N. A. A. Zwaneveld, D. Gigmes, D. Bertin, L. Nony, L. Porte
ChemPhysChem, 10, (7), (2009), 1032-1035, pdf.

2008

Organized Formation of 2D Extended Covalent Organic Frameworks at Surfaces
N. A. A. Zwaneveld, R. Pawlak, M. Abel, D. Catalin, D. Gigmes, D. Bertin, L. Porte
J. AM. CHEM. SOC., 130, (21), (2008), 6678-6679, pdf.