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Title: Self-assembly patterning of organic molecules on a surface

Abstract

The embodiments disclosed herein include all-electron control over a chemical attachment and the subsequent self-assembly of an organic molecule into a well-ordered three-dimensional monolayer on a metal surface. The ordering or assembly of the organic molecule may be through electron excitation. Hot-electron and hot-hole excitation enables tethering of the organic molecule to a metal substrate, such as an alkyne group to a gold surface. All-electron reactions may allow a direct control over the size and shape of the self-assembly, defect structures and the reverse process of molecular disassembly from single molecular level to mesoscopic scale.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1349731
Patent Number(s):
9,610,608
Application Number:
13/860,291
Assignee:
UT-Battelle, LLC
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Apr 10
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Pan, Minghu, Fuentes-Cabrera, Miguel, Maksymovych, Petro, Sumpter, Bobby G., and Li, Qing. Self-assembly patterning of organic molecules on a surface. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Pan, Minghu, Fuentes-Cabrera, Miguel, Maksymovych, Petro, Sumpter, Bobby G., & Li, Qing. Self-assembly patterning of organic molecules on a surface. United States.
Pan, Minghu, Fuentes-Cabrera, Miguel, Maksymovych, Petro, Sumpter, Bobby G., and Li, Qing. Tue . "Self-assembly patterning of organic molecules on a surface". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1349731.
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