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  1. Schneider, J.; Berger, T.; Diwald, O., Reactive Porphyrin Adsorption on TiO2 Anatase Particles: Solvent Assistance and the Effect of Water Addition. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018,10 (19), 16836–16842.
  1. Lepper, M.; Köbl, J.; Zhang, L.; Meusel, M.; Lungerich, D.; Hölzel, H.; Jux, N.; Meyer, B.; De Siervo, A.; Steinrück, H.-P.; Marbach, H., Controlling the Self-Metalation Rate of Tetraphenylporphyrins on Cu(111) via Cyano Functionalization. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018.
  1. Drost, M.; Tu, F.; Berger, L.; Preischl, C.; Zhou, W.; Gliemann, H.; Wöll, C.; Marbach, H., Surface-Anchored Metal-Organic Frameworks as Versatile Resists for Gas-Assisted E-Beam Lithography: Fabrication of Sub-10 Nanometer Structures. ACS Nano 2018, 12 (4), 3825–3835.
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  1. Schwarz, M.; Hohner, C.; Mohr, S.; Libuda, J., Dissociative Adsorption of Benzoic Acid on Well-Ordered Cobalt Oxide Surfaces: Role of the Protons. J. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121 (51), 28317-28327.
  1. Schwarz, M.; Mohr, S.; Xu, T.; Döpper, T.; Weiß, C.; Civale, K.; Hirsch, A.; Görling, A.; Libuda, J., Anchoring of a Carboxyl-Functionalized Norbornadiene Derivative to an Atomically Defined Cobalt Oxide Surface. J. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121 (21), 11508-11518.
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  1. Lepper, M.; Schmitt, T.; Gurrath, M.; Raschmann, M.; Zhang, L.; Stark, M.; Hölzel, H.; Jux, N.; Meyer, B.; Schneider, M. A.; Steinrück, H.-P.; Marbach, H., Adsorption Behavior of a Cyano-Functionalized Porphyrin on Cu(111) and Ag(111): From Molecular Wires to Ordered Supramolecular Two-Dimensional Aggregates. J. Phys.Chem. C 2017. 121 (47), 26361-26371.
  1. Mohr, S.; Schmitt, T.; Döpper, T.; Xiang, F.; Schwarz, M.; Görling, A.; Schneider, M. A.; Libuda, J., Coverage-Dependent Anchoring of 4,4´-Biphenyl Dicarboxylic Acid to CoO(111) Thin Films. Langmuir 2017. 33 (17), 4178-4188.
  1. Xu, T.; Waehler, T.; Vecchietti, J.; Bonivardi, A.; Bauer, T.; Schwegler, J.; Schulz, P. S.; Wasserscheid, P.; Libuda, J., Interaction of Ester-Functionalized Ionic Liquids with Atomically-Defined Cobalt Oxides Surfaces: Adsorption, Reaction and Thermal Stability. ChemPhysChem 2017. 18, 3443-3453.
  1. Drost, M.; Tu, F.; Vollnhas, F.; Szenti, I.; Kiss, J.; Marbach, H., On the Principles of Tweaking Nanostructure Fabrication via Focused Electron Beam Induced Processing Combined with Catalytic Growth Processes. Small Methods 2017. 1, 1700095.
  1. Lepper, M.; Köbl, S. J.; Schmitt, T.; Gurrath, M.; De Siervo, A.; Schneider, M. A.; Steinrück, H.-P.; Meyer, B.; Marbach, H.; Hieringer, W., "Inverted" Porphyrins: A Distorted Adsorption Geometry of Free-Base Porphyrins on Cu(111). Chem. Commun. 2017. 53, 8207-8210.
  1. Xu, T.; Waehler, T.; Vecchietti, J.; Bonivardi, A.; Bauer, T.; Schwegler, J.; Schulz, P. S.; Wasserscheid, P.; Libuda, J., Gluing ionic liquids to oxide surfaces: Chemical anchoring of functionalized ionic liquids by vapor deposition onto cobalt(II) oxide. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017. 56, 9072-9076.
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  1. Schmitt, T.; Ferstl, P.; Hammer, L.; Schneider, M. A.; Redinger, J., Adsorption and Intermolecular Interaction of Cobalt Phthalocyanine on CoO(111) Ultrathin Films: An STM and DFT Study. J. Phys. Chem. C 2017. 121 (5), 2889-2895.
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  1. Köbl, J.; Wang, T.; Wang, C.; Drost, M.; Tu, F.; Xu, Q.; Ju, H.; Wechsler, D.; Franke, M.; Pan, H.; Marbach, H.; Steinrück, H.-P.; Zhu, J.; Lytken, O., Hungry Porphyrins: Protonation and Self-Metalation of Tetraphenylporphyrin on TiO2(110)-1x1. ChemistrySelect 2016, 1 (19), 6103-6105.
  1. Schneider, J.; Kollhoff, F.; Schindler, T.; Bichlmaier, S.; Bernardi, J.; Unruh, T.; Libuda, J.; Berger, T.; Diwald, O., Adsorption, Ordering and Metalation of Porphyrins on MgO Nanocube Surfaces: The Directional Role of Carboxylic Anchoring Groups. J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120 (47), 26879-26888.
  1. Du, X.; Lytken, O.; Killian, M. S.; Cao, J.; Stubhan, T.; Turbiez, M.; Schmuki, P.; Steinrück, H.-P.; Ding, L.; Fink, R. H.; Li, N.; Brabec, C. J., Overcoming Interfacial Losses in Solution-Processed Organic Multi-Junction Solar Cells. Adv. Energy Mater. 2016, 1601959-n/a.
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  1. Tu, F.; Drost, M.; Vollnhals, F.; Späth, A.; Carrasco, E.; Fink, R. H.; Marbach, H., On the magnetic properties of iron nanostructures fabricated via focused electron beam induced deposition and autocatalytic growth processes. Nanotechnology 2016, 27 (35), 355302.
  1. Berger, T.; Diwald, O., CHAPTER 8 Traps and Interfaces in Photocatalysis: Model Studies on TiO2 Particle Systems. In Photocatalysis: Fundamentals and Perspectives. The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016, pp 185-217.
  1. Schwaiger, R.; Schneider, J.; Bourret, G. R.; Diwald, O., Hydration of magnesia cubes: a helium ion microscopy study. Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 302-309.
  1. Weber, M. D.; Wittmann, J. E.; Burger, A.; Malcıoğlu, O. B.; Segarra-Martí, J.; Hirsch, A.; Brana Coto, P.; Bockstedte, M.; Costa, R. D., From White to Red: Electric-field Dependent Chromaticity of Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells based on Archetypal Porphyrins., Adv. Funct. Mater., 2016, 26(37), 6737-6750.
  1. Kirchgeorg, R.; Kallert, M.; Liu, N.; Hahn, R.; Killian, M. S.; Schmuki, P., Key factors for an improved lithium ion storage capacity of anodic TiO2 nanotubes. Electrochim. Acta 2016, 198, 56-65.
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  1. Franke, M.; Marchini, F.; Jux, N.; Steinrück, H.-P.; Lytken, O.; Williams, F. J.; Zinc Porphyrin Metal Center Exchange at the Solid-Liquid Interface. Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22(25), 8520-8524.
  1. Schneider, J.; Franke, M.; Gurrath, M.; Rockert, M.; Berger, T.; Bernardi, J.; Meyer, B.; Steinruck, H. P.; Lytken, O.; Diwald, O., Porphyrin Metalation at MgO Surfaces: A Spectroscopic and Quantum Mechanical Study on Complementary Model Systems. Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22 (5), 1744-9.
  1. Xu, T.; Schwarz, M.; Werner, K.; Mohr, S.; Amende, M.; Libuda, J., The surface structure matters: thermal stability of phthalic acid anchored to atomically-defined cobalt oxide films. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18 (15), 10419-27.
  1. Schmitt, T.; Hammer, L.; Schneider, M. A., Evidence for On-Site Carboxylation in the Self-Assembly of 4,4′-Biphenyl Dicarboxylic Acid on Cu(111). J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120 (2), 1043-1048.
  1. Otto, S.; Fauster, T., Two-photon photoemission from CoO layers on Ir(100). J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 2016, 28 (5), 055001.
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  1. Xu, T.; Schwarz, M.; Werner, K.; Mohr, S.; Amende, M.; Libuda, J., Structure-dependent Anchoring of Organic Molecules to Atomically-defined Oxide Surfaces: Phthalic Acid on Co3O4(111), CoO(100), and CoO(111). Chem-Eur J 2016, 22(15), 5384-96.
  1. Mohr, S.; Döpper T.; Xu, T.; Tariq, Q.; Lytken, O.; Laurin, M.; Steinrück, H-P.; Görling, A.; Libuda, J., Organic Linkers on Oxide Surfaces: Adsorption and Chemical Bonding of Phthalic Anhydride on MgO(100). Surface Science 2016, 646, 90-100.
  1. Stark, M. Ditze, S, Thomann, M. Jux, N. Steinrück, H.-P. Marbach, H., Reversible thermally induced phase transition in ordered domains of Co(II)-5,10,15,20-tetrakis-(3,5-di-tert-butylphenyl)-porphyrin on Cu(111). Surface science, 2016, 650, 255-262.
  1. Zhang, L. Lepper, M. Stark, M. Schuster, R. Lungerich, D. Jux, N. Steinrück, H.-P. Marbach, H., 2H-Tetrakis(3,5-di-tert-butyl)phenylporphyrin on a Cu(110) Surface: Room-Temperature Self-Metalation and Surface-Reconstruction-Facilitated Self-Assembly. Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22 (10), 3347-3354.


  1. Schweiger, M.; Schaudig, M.; Gannott, F.; Killian, M. S.; Bitzek, E.; Schmuki, P.; Zaumseil, J., Controlling the diameter of aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes on quartz via catalyst reduction time. Carbon 2015, 95, 452-459.
  1. Franke, M.; Marchini, F.; Zhang, L.; Tariq, Q.; Tsud, N.; Vorokhta, M.; Vondracek, M.; Prince, K.; Rockert, M.; Williams, F. J.; Steinruck, H. P.; Lytken, O., Temperature-Dependent Reactions of Phthalic Acid on Ag(100). J Phys Chem C 2015, 119 (41), 23580-23585.
  1. Haddad, J.; Steinrück, H.-G.; Hlaing, H.; Kewalramani, S.; Pontoni, D.; Reichert, H.; Murphy, B. M.; Festersen, S.; Runge, B.; Magnussen, O. M.; Magerl, A.; Deutsch, M.; Ocko, B. M., Order and Melting in Self-Assembled Alkanol Monolayers on Amorphous SiO2. J Phys Chem C 2015, 119 (31), 17648-17654.
  1. Khassanov, A.; Steinrück, H.-G.; Schmaltz, T.; Magerl, A.; Halik, M., Structural Investigations of Self-Assembled Monolayers for Organic Electronics: Results from X-ray Reflectivity. Accounts of Chemical Research 2015, 48 (7), 1901-1908.
  1. Franke, M. Marchini, F. Steinrück, H-P. Lytken, O. Williams, F. J., Surface Porphyrins Metalate with Zn Ions from Solution. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2015, 6 (23), 4845-4849.
  1. Rockert, M.; Franke, M.; Tariq, Q.; Steinruck, H. P.; Lytken, O., Evidence for a precursor adcomplex during the metalation of 2HTPP with iron on Ag(100). Chem Phys Lett 2015, 635, 60-62.
  1. Steiner, C.; Gliemann, B. D.; Meinhardt, U.; Gurrath, M.; Meyer, B.; Kivala, M.; Maier, S., Self-Assembly and Stability of Hydrogen-Bonded Networks of Bridged Triphenylamines on Au(111) and Cu(111). J Phys Chem C 2015, 119 (46), 25945-25955.
  1. Steinrück, H. G.; Will, J.; Magerl, A.; Ocko, B. M., Structure of n-Alkyltrichlorosilane Monolayers on Si(100)/SiO2. Langmuir 2015, 31 (43), 11774-11780.
  1. Xu, T.; Mohr, S.; Amende, M.; Laurin, M.; Doepper, T.; Goerling, A.; Libuda, J., Benzoic Acid and Phthalic Acid on Atomically Well-Defined MgO(100) Thin Films: Adsorption, Interface Reaction, and Thin Film Growth. J Phys Chem C 2015, 119 (48), 26968-26979.
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  1. Lepper, M.; Zhang, L.; Stark, M.; Ditze, S.; Lungerich, D.; Jux, N.; Hieringer, W.; Steinrück, H.-P.; Marbach, H., Role of Specific Intermolecular Interactions for the Arrangement of Ni(II)-5, 10, 15, 20-Tetraphenyltetrabenzoporphyrin on Cu(111). The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2015, 119 (34), 19897-19905.
  1. Schneider, J.; Kollhoff, F.; Bernardi, J.; Kaftan, A.; Libuda, J.; Berger, T.; Laurin, M.; Diwald, O., Porphyrin Metalation at the MgO Nanocube/Toluene Interface. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2015, 7 (41), 22962-9.
  1. Mehl, S.; Ferstl, P.; Schuler, M.; Toghan, A.; Brummel, O.; Hammer, L.; Schneider, M. A.; Libuda, J., Thermal evolution of cobalt deposits on Co3O4(111): atomically dispersed cobalt, two-dimensional CoO islands, and metallic Co nanoparticles. Phys Chem Chem Phys 2015, 17 (36), 23538-23546.
  1. Ferstl, P.; Mehl, S.; Arman, M.; Schuler, M.; Toghan, A.; Laszlo, B.; Lykhach, Y.; Brummel, O.; Lundgren, E.; Knudsen, J.; Hammer, L.; Schneider, M. Alexander; Libuda, J., Adsorption and Activation of CO on Co3O4(111) Thin Films. J Phys Chem C 2015, 119 (29), 16688-16699.
  1. Mohr, S.; Xu, T.; Döpper, T.; Laurin, M.; Görling, A.; Libuda, J., Molecular Orientation and Structural Transformations in Phthalic Anhydride Thin Films on MgO(100)/Ag(100). Langmuir 2015, 31 (28), 7806-7814.
  1. Zhang, L.; Lepper, M.; Stark, M.; Lungerich, D.; Jux, N.; Hieringer, W.; Steinrück, H.-P.; Marbach, H., Self-assembly and coverage dependent thermally induced conformational changes of Ni(ii)-meso-tetrakis (4-tert-butylphenyl) benzoporphyrin on Cu(111). Phys Chem Chem Phys 2015, 17 (19), 13066-13073.
  1. Killian, M. S.; Seiler, S.; Wagener, V.; Hahn, R.; Ebensperger, C.; Meyer, B.; Schmuki, P., Interface chemistry and molecular bonding of functional ethoxysilane-based self-assembled monolayers on Magnesium surfaces. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2015, 7(17), 9006-9014.
  1. Stark, M.; Träg, J.; Ditze, S.; Brenner, W.; Jux, N.; Steinrück, H.-P.; Marbach, H., Supramolecular order and structural dynamics: A STM study of 2H-tetraphenylporphycene on Cu(111). The Journal of Chemical Physics 2015, 142 (10), 101925.


  1. Gebhardt, J.; Vines, F.; Bleiziffer, P.; Hieringer, W.; Gorling, A., Hydrogen storage on metal oxide model clusters using density-functional methods and reliable van der Waals corrections. Phys Chem Chem Phys 2014, 16 (11), 5382-5392.
  1. Vollnhals, F.; Drost, M.; Tu, F.; Carrasco, E.; Späth, A.; Fink, R. H.; Steinrück, H.-P.; Marbach, H., Electron-beam induced deposition and autocatalytic decomposition of Co (CO) 3NO. Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2014, 5 (1), 1175-1185.
  1. Röckert, M.; Franke, M.; Tariq, Q.; Ditze, S.; Stark, M.; Uffinger, P.; Wechsler, D.; Singh, U.; Xiao, J.; Marbach, H.; Steinrück, H. P.; Lytken, O., Coverage- and Temperature-Dependent Metalation and Dehydrogenation of Tetraphenylporphyrin on Cu(111). Chem-Eur J 2014, 20 (29), 8948-8953.
  1. Marbach, H., Electron beam induced surface activation: a method for the lithographic fabrication of nanostructures via catalytic processes. Appl Phys a-Mater 2014, 117 (3), 987-995.
  1. Röckert, M.; Franke, M.; Tariq, Q.; Lungerich, D.; Jux, N.; Stark, M.; Kaftan, A.; Ditze, S.; Marbach, H.; Laurin, M.; Libuda, J.; Steinrück, H. P.; Lytken, O., Insights in Reaction Mechanistics: Isotopic Exchange during the Metalation of Deuterated Tetraphenyl-21,23D-porphyrin on Cu(111). J Phys Chem C 2014, 118 (46), 26729-26736.
  1. Stark, M.; Ditze, S.; Lepper, M.; Zhang, L.; Schlott, H.; Buchner, F.; Roeckert, M.; Chen, M.; Lytken, O.; Steinrück, H. P.; Marbach, H., Massive conformational changes during thermally induced self-metalation of 2H-tetrakis-(3,5-di-tert-butyl)-phenylporphyrin on Cu(111). Chem Commun 2014, 50 (71), 10225-10228.
  1. Gheisi, A. R.; Neygandhi, C.; Sternig, A. K.; Carrasco, E.; Marbach, H.; Thomele, D.; Diwald, O., O2 adsorption dependent photoluminescence emission from metal oxide nanoparticles. Phys Chem Chem Phys 2014, 16 (43), 23922-23929.
  1. Khassanov, A.; Schmaltz, T.; Steinrück, H.-G.; Magerl, A.; Hirsch, A.; Halik, M., Interface Engineering of Molecular Charge Storage Dielectric Layers for Organic Thin-Film Memory Transistors. Advanced Materials Interfaces 2014, 1 (9), n/a-n/a.
  1. Schmaltz, T.; Khassanov, A.; Steinrück, H.-G.; Magerl, A.; Hirsch, A.; Halik, M., Tuning the molecular order of C 60-based self-assembled monolayers in field-effect transistors. Nanoscale 2014, 6 (21), 13022-13027.
  1. Steinrück, H. G.; Magerl, A.; Deutsch, M.; Ocko, B. M., Pseudorotational Epitaxy of Self-Assembled Octadecyltrichlorosilane Monolayers on Sapphire (0001). Phys Rev Lett 2014, 113 (15), 156101.
  1. Steinrück, H.-G.; Schiener, A.; Schindler, T.; Will, J.; Magerl, A.; Konovalov, O.; Li Destri, G.; Seeck, O. H.; Mezger, M.; Haddad, J.; Deutsch, M.; Checco, A.; Ocko, B. M., Nanoscale Structure of Si/SiO2/Organics Interfaces. Acs Nano 2014, 8 (12), 12676-12681.