Relationship between the c(4 x 2) and the (root 3 x root 3)R30 degrees phases in alkanethiol self-assembled monolayers on Au(111)

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title = "Relationship between the c(4 x 2) and the (root 3 x root 3)R30 degrees phases in alkanethiol self-assembled monolayers on Au(111)",
abstract = "Transformation between the two well-known phases of alkanethiol monolayers on Au(111), c(4 x 2) and (root 3 x root 3)R30 degrees, has been studied using scanning tunneling microscopy in ultra-high vacuum. Among the many versions of the c(4 x 2) phases observed, one particular structure where a lateral shift of adsorbate by as much as 0.17 nm within the unit cell is found. This lateral shift along the [11 (2) over bar] direction corresponds to the movement of one adsorbed unit, towards its nearest neighbour from one hollow site to another (fcc to hcp, or hcp to fcc).",
author = "F Li and Lin Tang and W Zhou and Quanmin Guo",
year = "2011",
month = jan,
day = "1",
doi = "10.1039/c1cp00037c",
language = "English",
volume = "13",
pages = "11958--11964",
journal = "Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics",
issn = "1463-9076",
publisher = "Royal Society of Chemistry",
number = "25",

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T1 - Relationship between the c(4 x 2) and the (root 3 x root 3)R30 degrees phases in alkanethiol self-assembled monolayers on Au(111)

AU - Li, F

AU - Tang, Lin

AU - Zhou, W

AU - Guo, Quanmin

PY - 2011/1/1

Y1 - 2011/1/1

N2 - Transformation between the two well-known phases of alkanethiol monolayers on Au(111), c(4 x 2) and (root 3 x root 3)R30 degrees, has been studied using scanning tunneling microscopy in ultra-high vacuum. Among the many versions of the c(4 x 2) phases observed, one particular structure where a lateral shift of adsorbate by as much as 0.17 nm within the unit cell is found. This lateral shift along the [11 (2) over bar] direction corresponds to the movement of one adsorbed unit, towards its nearest neighbour from one hollow site to another (fcc to hcp, or hcp to fcc).

AB - Transformation between the two well-known phases of alkanethiol monolayers on Au(111), c(4 x 2) and (root 3 x root 3)R30 degrees, has been studied using scanning tunneling microscopy in ultra-high vacuum. Among the many versions of the c(4 x 2) phases observed, one particular structure where a lateral shift of adsorbate by as much as 0.17 nm within the unit cell is found. This lateral shift along the [11 (2) over bar] direction corresponds to the movement of one adsorbed unit, towards its nearest neighbour from one hollow site to another (fcc to hcp, or hcp to fcc).

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DO - 10.1039/c1cp00037c

M3 - Article

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VL - 13

SP - 11958

EP - 11964

JO - Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics

JF - Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics

SN - 1463-9076

IS - 25

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