Epitaxial ordering of a perylenetetracarboxylic diimide-melamine supramolecular network driven by the Au(111)-(22×3) reconstruction

  title={Epitaxial ordering of a perylenetetracarboxylic diimide-melamine supramolecular network driven by the Au(111)-(22×3) reconstruction},
  author={Fabien Silly and Adam Q. Shaw and G. Andrew D. Briggs and Martin R. Castell},
  journal={Applied Physics Letters},
Substrate mediated ordering and intermolecular interactions are used to create a long-range supramolecular network of perylenetetracarboxylic diimide and melamine on a reconstructed Au(111)-(22×3) surface. Scanning tunneling microscopy reveals that the network is composed of a succession of double width honeycomb cell rows separated by a more closely packed row of parallelograms. This periodicity of the supramolecular configuration matches that of the reconstructed gold substrate allowing an… 

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