Publications

T. R. Huff, T. Dienel, M. Rashidi, R. Achal, L. Livadaru, J. Croshaw, R. A. Wolkow, “Electrostatic Landscape of a Hydrogen-Terminated Silicon Surface Probed by a Moveable Quantum Dot”, ACS Nano, ASAP (2019). – doi

J. Tomada, T. Dienel, F. Hampel, R. Fasel, K. Amsharov, “Combinatorial design of molecular seeds for chirality-controlled synthesis of single-walled carbon nanotubes”, Nature Communications 10, 3278 (2019). – doi

C. Sánchez-Sánchez, T. Dienel, A. Nicolaï, N. Kharche, L. Liang, C. Daniels, V. Meunier, J. Liu, X. Feng, K. Müllen, J. R. Sánchez-Valencia, O. Gröning, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, “On‐surface Synthesis and Characterization of Acene‐based Nanoribbons Incorporating Four‐membered Rings”, Chem.: Eur. J., accepted (2019). – doi

T. Huff, H. Labidi, M. Rashidi, L. Livadaru, T. Dienel, R. Achal, W. Vine, J. Pitters, R. A. Wolkow, “Binary atomic silicon logic”, Nature Electronics 1, 636-643 (2018). – doiarXiv
blog entry on Device & Materials Engineering by Nature Research: Binary Atomic Silicon Logic: Atomic Electronics From Atom-Sized Quantum Dots
YouTube video by UAlbertaScience: High-efficiency discovery drives low-power computing

M. Rashidi, W. Vine, T. Dienel, L. Livadaru, J. Retallick, T. Huff, K. Walus, R. A. Wolkow, “Initiating and Monitoring the Evolution of Single Electrons Within Atom-Defined Structures”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 166801 (2018). – doiarXiv
featured on Physics World, physics.aps.org, EurekAlert!, Inside Science, pro-physik.de, etc.

S. Ng, J. Retallick, H. Nien Chiu, R. Lupoiu, M. Rashidi, W. Vine, T. Dienel, L. Livadaru, R. A. Wolkow, K. Walus, “SiQAD: A Design and Simulation Tool for Atomic Silicon Quantum Dot Circuits” (2018). – arXiv

M. Di Giovannantonio, O. Deniz, J. I. Urgel, R. Widmer, T. Dienel, S. Stolz, C. Sánchez-Sánchez, M. Muntwiler, T. Dumslaff, R. Berger, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, “On-Surface Growth Dynamics of Graphene Nanoribbons: The Role of Halogen Functionalization”, ACS Nano 12 (1), 74-81 (2018). – doi

J. I. Urgel, H. Hayashi, M. Di Giovannantonio, C. A. Pignedoli, S. Mishra, O. Deniz, M. Yamashita, T. Dienel, P. Ruffieux, H. Yamada, R. Fasel, “On-surface synthesis of heptacene organometallic complexes” (2017). J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139 (34), 11658-11661. – doi

X.-Y. Wang, T. Dienel, M. Di Giovannantonio, G. Borin Barin, N. Kharche, O. Deniz, J. I. Urgel, R. Widmer, S. Stolz, L. H. De Lima, M. Muntwiler, M. Tommasini, V. Meunier, P. Ruffieux, X. Feng, R. Fasel, K. Müllen, A. Narita, “Heteroatom-Doped Perihexacene from a Double Helicene Precursor: On-Surface Synthesis and Properties” (2017). J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139 (13), 4671-4674. – doi

C. Sánchez-Sánchez, T. Dienel, O. Deniz, P. Ruffieux, R. Berger, X. Feng, K. Müllen, R. Fasel, “Purely Armchair or Partially Chiral: Noncontact Atomic Force Microscopy Characterization of Dibromo-Bianthryl-Based Graphene Nanoribbons Grown on Cu(111)” (2016). ACS Nano 10 (8), 8006-8011. – doi

J. Liu, T. Dienel, J. Liu, O. Groening, J. Cai, X. Feng, K. Müllen, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, “Building Pentagons into Graphenic Structures by On-Surface Polymerization and Aromatic Cyclodehydrogenation of Phenyl-Substituted Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons” (2016). J. Phys. Chem. C 120 (31), 17588-17593. – doi

R. Forker, T. Dienel, A. Krause, M. Gruenewald, M. Meissner, T. Kirchhuebel, O. Gröning, T. Fritz, “Optical transition energies of isolated molecular monomers and weakly interacting two-dimensional aggregates” (2016). Phys. Rev. B 93, 165426. – doiErratum

P. Ruffieux, S. Wang, B. Yang, C. Sanchez, J. Liu, T. Dienel, L. Talirz, P. Shinde, C. A. Pignedoli, D. Passerone, T. Dumslaff, X. Feng, K. Muellen, R. Fasel, “On-surface synthesis of graphene nanoribbons with zigzag edge topology” (2016). Nature 531, 489-492. – doiarXiv
featured in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Materials360 Online, and phys.org

L. Liu, T. Dienel, R. Widmer, O. Groening, “Interplay between Energy-Level Position and Charging Effect of Manganese Phthalocyanines on an Atomically Thin Insulator” (2015). ACS Nano 9 (10), 10125-10132. – doi

T. Dienel, S. Kawai, H. Söde, X. Feng, K. Müllen, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, O. Groening, “Resolving Atomic Connectivity in Graphene Nanostructure Junctions” (2015). Nano Letters 15 (8), 5185-5190. – doi

J. R. Sanchez-Valencia, T. Dienel, O. Gröning, I. Shorubalko, A. Mueller, M. Jansen, K. Amsharov, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, “Controlled synthesis of single-chirality carbon nanotubes” (2014). Nature 516, 61–64. – doi
featured on phys.org, C&EN, physicsworld.com, SciTechDaily, weltderphysik.de, pro-physik.de, idw-online.de, mpg.de (DE), admin.ch, Deutschlandfunk’s Forschung Aktuell, in Max Planck Forschung (MPF 3/2014, p. 45), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), Nature Chemistry and in Nature’s News & Views
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T. Dienel, J. Gómez-Díaz, A. P. Seitsonen, R. Widmer, M. Iannuzzi, K. Radican, H. Sachdev, K. Müllen, J. Hutter, O. Gröning, “Dehalogenation and Coupling of a Polycyclic Hydrocarbon on an Atomically Thin Insulator” (2014). ACS Nano 8 (7), 6571-6579. – doi

M. Iannuzzi, F. Tran, R. Widmer, T. Dienel, K. Radican, Y. Ding, J. Hutter, O. Gröning, “Site-selective adsorption of phthalocyanine on h-BN/Rh(111) nanomesh” (2014). Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 16, 12374-12384. – doi

G. Calzaferri, R. Méallet-Renault, D. Brühwiler, R. Pansu, I. Dolamic, T. Dienel, P. Adler, H. Li, A. Kunzmann, “Designing Dye-Nanochannel Antenna Hybrid Materials for Light Harvesting, Transport and Trapping” (2011). ChemPhysChem 12 (3), 580-594. – doi

T. Dienel, A. Krause, R. Alle, R. Forker, K. Meerholz, T. Fritz, “Alkali Metal Doped Organic Molecules on Insulators: Charge Impact on the Optical Properties” (2010). Advanced Materials 22, 4064-4070. – doi

T. Dienel, C. Bauer, I. Dolamic, D. Brühwiler, “Spectral-based analysis of thin film luminescent solar concentrators” (2010). Solar Energy 84 (8), 1366-1369. – doi

D. Kasemann, C. Wagner, R. Forker, T. Dienel, K. Müllen, T. Fritz, “Line-on-Line Organic-Organic Heteroepitaxy of Quaterrylene on Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene on Au(111)” (2009). Langmuir 25 (21), 12569-12573. – doi

R. Forker, C. Golnik, G. Pizzi, T. Dienel, T. Fritz, “Optical absorption spectra of ultrathin PTCDA films on gold single crystals: Charge transfer beyond the first monolayer” (2009). Organic Electronics 10 (8), 1448-1453. – doi

S. Özcan, J. Smoliner, A.M. Andrews, G. Strasser, T. Dienel, R. Franke, T. Fritz, “Ballistic electron attenuation length in titanylphthalocyanine films grown on GaAs” (2008). Semiconductor Science and Technology 23 (5). – doi

S. Özcan, J. Smoliner, A.M. Andrews, G. Strasser, T. Dienel, T. Fritz, “Ballistic electron mean free path of titanylphthalocyanine films grown on GaAs” (2008). Physica Status Solidi C – Current Topics in Solid State Physics 5 (1), 386-389. – doi

R. Forker, D. Kasemann, T. Dienel, C. Wagner, R. Franke, K. Müllen, T. Fritz, “Electronic Decoupling of Aromatic Molecules from a Metal by an Atomically Thin Organic Spacer” (2008). Advanced Materials 20 (23), 4450-4454. – doi

T. Dienel, C. Loppacher, S.C.B. Mannsfeld, R. Forker, T. Fritz, “Growth-mode-induced narrowing of optical spectra of an organic adlayer” (2008). Advanced Materials 20 (5), 959-963. – doi

T. Dienel, H. Proehl, R. Forker, K. Leo, T. Fritz, “Metal-induced photoluminescence quenching of organic molecular crystals” (2008). Journal of Physical Chemistry 112 (24), 9056-9060. – doi

S. Özcan, J. Smoliner, T. Dienel, T. Fritz, “Temperature dependent Schottky barrier height and Fermi level pinning on Au/HBC/GaAs diodes” (2008). Applied Physics Letters 92 (15). – doi

S. Özcan, J. Smoliner, M. Andrews, G. Strasser, T. Dienel, R. Franke, T. Fritz, “Ballistic electron transport through titanylphthalocyanine films” (2007). Applied Physics Letters 90 (9). – doi

C. Wagner, R. Franke, T. Dienel, R. Forker, R. Jacob, T. Fritz, “Degradation and segregation: Thermal stability and highly ordered epitaxial thin films of large aromatic molecules” (2007). Applied Physics Letters 91 (11). – doi

T. Dienel, R. Forker, K. Leo, T. Fritz, “Optical differential reflectance spectroscopy of molecular thin films on a metal: Evidence for strong oscillator strength increase” (2007). Journal of Physical Chemistry C 111 (40), 14593-14596. – doi

R. Franke, S. Franke, C. Wagner, T. Dienel, T. Fritz, S.C.B. Mannsfeld, “Epitaxial nanolayers of quaterrylene: Influence of the substrate on the growth of the first and second monolayers” (2006). Applied Physics Letters 88 (16). – doi

R. Forker, T. Dienel, T. Fritz, K. Müllen, “Optical evidence for substrate-induced growth of ultrathin hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene films on highly oriented pyrolytic graphite” (2006). Physical Review B – Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 74 (16). – doi

H. Proehl, R. Nitsche, T. Dienel, K. Leo, T. Fritz, “In situ differential reflectance spectroscopy of thin crystalline films of PTCDA on different substrates” (2005). Physical Review B – Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 71 (16). – doi

H. Proehl, T. Dienel, R. Nitsche, T. Fritz, “Formation of solid-state excitons in ultrathin crystalline films of PTCDA: From single molecules to molecular stacks” (2004). Physical Review Letters 93 (9), 097403. – doi

T. Dienel, H. Proehl, T. Fritz, K. Leo, “Novel near-infrared photo luminescence from platinum(II)-porphyrin (PtOEP) aggregates” (2004). Journal of Luminescence 110 (4), 253-257. – doi

R. Schüppel, T. Dienel, K. Leo, M. Hoffmann, “Time-resolved luminescence quenching in thin films of perylene-tetracarboxylic-dianhydride” (2004). Journal of Luminescence 110 (4), 309-314. – doi