Peeking at early self-assembly events
Nanoscopic lateral confinement created on a graphite surface enabled the study of embryonic stages of molecular self-assembly on solid surfaces using scanning tunneling microscopy performed at the solution/solid interface.
Chemical patterning of graphene
We demonstrate spatially resolved multicomponent covalent chemical patterning of single layer graphene using a facile and efficient method.
Dynamic Network Switching
In this recent paper in J. Am. Chem. Soc., we demonstrate molecular scale imaging of dynamic network switching between covalent organic frameworks in real time.
In control of polymorphism...
In this paper, published in Angewandte Chemie, we reveal the possibility to induce or favor the formation of polymorphs, by confining molecules in nanoscale 2D boxes
And what if you would use an electric field to polymerize...
Proud of our recent publication in J.Am.Chem.Soc. (and "News and Views" in Nature),
Nanoshaving and chirality: new paper in JACS
Curious about how shaving works at the nanoscale and affects chirality? Find out more in our latest paper.
Self-Assembled Polystyrene Beads for Templated Covalent Functionalization
A network of self-assembled polystyrene beads was employed as a lithographic mask during covalent functionalization reactions on graphitic surfaces to create nanocorrals for confined molecular self-assembly studies.