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Materials 2010, 3(8), 4252-4276; doi:10.3390/ma3084252

Molecular Dynamics in Two-Dimensional Supramolecular Systems Observed by STM

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Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kumamoto University, 2-39-1, Kurokami, Kumamoto 860-8555, Japan
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JST-CREST, 744 Moto-oka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
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Research Institute for Ubiquitous Energy Devices, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, 1-8-31, Midorigaoka, Ikeda, Osaka 563-8577, Japan
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Received: 5 July 2010 / Revised: 26 July 2010 / Accepted: 3 August 2010 / Published: 6 August 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue SPM in Materials Science)
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Abstract

Since the invention of scanning tunneling microscopy (STM), 2D supramolecular architectures have been observed under various experimental conditions. The construction of these architectures arises from the balance between interactions at the medium-solid interface. This review summarizes molecular motion observed in 2D-supramolecular structures on surfaces using nanospace resolution STM. The observation of molecular motion on surfaces provides a visual understanding of intermolecular interactions, which are the major driving force behind supramolecular arrangement. View Full-Text
Keywords: scanning tunneling microscopy (STM); dynamics; adsorption-induced; self-crystallization; self-assembly scanning tunneling microscopy (STM); dynamics; adsorption-induced; self-crystallization; self-assembly
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Uemura, S.; Tanoue, R.; Yilmaz, N.; Ohira, A.; Kunitake, M. Molecular Dynamics in Two-Dimensional Supramolecular Systems Observed by STM. Materials 2010, 3, 4252-4276.

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