Altering the ordering and disordering of a triangular nanographene at room temperature.

  title={Altering the ordering and disordering of a triangular nanographene at room temperature.},
  author={H. S. Wong and X. Feng and Z Y Yang and Klaus M{\"u}llen and Natarajan Chandrasekhar and Colm Durkan},
  volume={23 1},
Molecular self-organization has the potential to serve as an efficient and versatile tool for the spontaneous creation of low-dimensional nanostructures on surfaces. We demonstrate how the subtle balance between intermolecular interactions and molecule-surface interactions can be altered by modifying the environment or through manipulation by means of the tip in a scanning tunnelling microscope (STM) at room temperature. We show how this leads to the distinctive ordering and disordering of a… Expand
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