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Original Publications

2019

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Before starting at OIST

2019

  • 83. D. Rizzo, D. Prezzi, A. Ruini, V. Nagyte, A. Keerthi, A. Narita, U. Beser, F. Xu, Y. Mai, X. Feng, K. Müllen, E. Molinari, C. Casiraghi, Multiwavelength Raman spectroscopy of ultranarrow nanoribbons made by a solution-mediated bottom-up approach. Phys. Rev. B 2019, 100, 045406.

  • 80. T. Preis, C. Kick, A. Lex, D. Weiss, J. Eroms, A. Narita, Y. Hu, K. Müllen, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, Graphene nanoribbons on hexagonal boron nitride: Deposition and transport characterization. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2019, 114, 173101.

  • 78. G. B. Barin, A. Fairbrother, L. Rotach, M. Bayle, M. Paillet, L. Liang, V. Meunier, R. Hauert, T. Dumslaff, A. Narita, K. Müllen, H. Sahabudeen, R. Berger, X. Feng, R. Fasel, P. Ruffieux, Surface-Synthesized Graphene Nanoribbons for Room Temperature Switching Devices: Substrate Transfer and ex Situ Characterization. ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2019, 2, 2184–2192.

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  • 74. L. Martini, Z. Chen, N. Mishra, G. B. Barin, P. Fantuzzi, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, X. Feng, A. Narita, C. Coletti, K. Müllen, A. Candini, Structure-dependent electrical properties of graphene nanoribbon devices with graphene electrodes. Carbon 2019, 146, 36–43.

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2018

  • 73. G. M. Paternò, L. Moretti, A. J. Barker, Q. Chen, K. Müllen, A. Narita, G. Cerullo, F. Scotognella, G. Lanzani, Pump–Push–Probe for Ultrafast All-Optical Switching: The Case of a Nanographene Molecule. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 29, 1805249. (Special Issue: Advanced Materials and Architectures for Organic, Printable, and Bio‐Inspired Photonics)

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  • 72. J. Weippert, J. Hauns, J. Bachmann, A. Böttcher, X. Yao, B. Yang, A. Narita, K. Müllen, M. M. Kappes, A TPD-based determination of the graphite interlayer cohesion energy. J. Chem. Phys. 2018, 149, 194701.

  • 71. Y. Hu, D. Wang, M. Baumgarten, D. Schollmeyer, K. Müllen,* A. Narita,* Spiro-fused bis-hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene. Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 13575–13578.

    Graphical abstract: Spiro-fused bis-hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene

  • 70. G. M. Paternò, L. Nicoli, Q. Chen, K. Müllen, A. Narita, G. Lanzani, F. Scotognella, Modulation of the Nonlinear Optical Properties of Dibenzo[hi,st]ovalene by Peripheral Substituents. J. Phys. Chem. C 2018, 122, 25007–25013.

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  • 69. B. Limburg, J. O. Thomas, G. Holloway, H. Sadeghi, S. Sangtarash, I. C.-Y. Hou, J. Cremers, A. Narita, K. Müllen, C. J. Lambert, G. A. D. Briggs, J. A. Mol, H. L. Anderson, Anchor Groups for Graphene-Porphyrin Single-Molecule Transistors. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 28, 1803629.

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  • 68. H. A. Hafez, S. Kovalev, J.-C. Deinert, Z. Mics, B. Green, N. Awari, M. Chen, S. Germanskiy, U. Lehnert, J. Teichert, Z. Wang, K.-J. Tielrooij, Z. Liu, Z. Chen, A. Narita, K. Müllen, M. Bonn, M. Gensch, D. Turchinovich, Extremely efficient terahertz high-harmonic generation in graphene by hot Dirac fermions. Nature 2018, 561, 507–511.

  • 67. S. Zhao, J. Lavie, L. Rondin, L. Orcin-Chaix, C. Diederichs, P. Roussignol, Y. Chassagneux, C. Voisin, K. Müllen, A. Narita, S. Campidelli, J.-S. Lauret, Single photon emission from graphene quantum dots at room temperature. Nat. Commun. 2018, 9, 3470.

    Shen Zhao, Julien Lavie, Loïc Rondin, Lucile Orcin-Chaix, Carole Diederichs, Philippe Roussignol, Yannick Chassagneux, Christophe Voisin, Klaus Müllen, Akimitsu Narita, Stéphane Campidelli & Jean-Sébastien LauretNature Communications,9 , 2018, 3470DOI : 10.1038/s41467-018-05888-w© Jean-Sébastien Lauret
    © Jean-Sébastien Lauret

  • 66. O. Gröning, S. Wang, X. Yao, C. A. Pignedoli, G. Borin Barin, C. Daniels, A. Cupo, V. Meunier, X. Feng, A. Narita, K. Müllen, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, Engineering of robust topological quantum phases in graphene nanoribbons. Nature 2018, 560, 209–213. (Highlighted in News and Views, Nature, 2018, 557, 175–176.)

    Oliver Gröning, Shiyong Wang, Xuelin Yao, Carlo A. Pignedoli, Gabriela Borin Barin, Colin Daniels, Andrew Cupo, Vincent Meunier, Xinliang Feng, Akimitsu Narita, Klaus Müllen, Pascal Ruffieux & Roman FaselNature, 560, 2018, 209-213DOI : 10.1038/s41586-018-0375-9© Oliver Gröning
    © Oliver Gröning

  • 65. X.-Y. Wang, J. I. Urgel, G. B. Barin, K. Eimre, M. Di Giovannantonio, A. Milani, M. Tommasini, C. A. Pignedoli, P. Ruffieux, X. Feng, R. Fasel,* K. Müllen,* A. Narita,* Bottom-Up Synthesis of Heteroatom-Doped Chiral Graphene Nanoribbons. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 9104–9107.

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  • 64. Q. Chen, L. Brambilla, L. Daukiya, K. S. Mali, S. De Feyter, M. Tommasini, K. Müllen,* A. Narita,* Synthesis of Triply Fused Porphyrin-Nanographene Conjugates. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 11233–11237. (Highlighted in Synfacts, 2018, 14, 1032.)

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  • 63. B. Dumslaff, M. Wagner, D. Schollmeyer, A. Narita, K. Müllen, A Phenylene-Bridged Cyclohexa-meta-phenylene as Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene Precursor. Chem.—Eur. J. 2018, 24, 11908–11910. (Special Issue: 7th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress, Liverpool)

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  • 62. M. Slota, A. Keerthi, W. K. Myers, E. Tretyakov, M. Baumgarten, A. Ardavan, H. Sadeghi, C. J. Lambert, A. Narita, K. Müllen, L. Bogani, Magnetic Edge States, Spin Dynamics and Coherent Manipulation of Molecular Graphene Nanoribbons. Nature 2018, 557, 691–695. (Highlighted in News and Views, Nature, 2018, 557, 645–647.)

    Michael Slota, Ashok Keerthi, William K. Myers, Evgeny Tretyakov, Martin Baumgarten, Arzhang Ardavan, Hatef Sadeghi, Colin J. Lambert, Akimitsu Narita, Klaus Müllen & Lapo BoganiNature, volume 557, pages 691–695, 2018DOI :10.1038/s41586-018-0154-7© 2018 Lapo Bogani
    © 2018 Lapo Bogani

  • 61. Y. Hu, P. Xie, M. De Corato, A. Ruini, S. Zhao, F. Meggendorfer, L. A. Straasø, L. Rondin, P. Simon, J. Li, J. J. Finley, M. R. Hansen, J.-S. Lauret, E. Molinari, X. Feng, J. V. Barth, C.-A. Palma, D. Prezzi,* K. Müllen,* A. Narita,* Bandgap Engineering of Graphene Nanoribbons by Control over Structural Distortion. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 7803–7809.

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  • 60. M. Di Giovannantonio, J. I. Urgel, U. Beser, A. Yakutovich, J. Wilhelm, C. A. Pignedoli, P. Ruffieux, A. Narita, K. Müllen, R. Fasel, On-Surface Synthesis of Indenofluorene Polymers by Oxidative Five-Membered Ring Formation. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 3532–3536.

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  • 59. A. Hinaut, T. Meier, R. Pawlak, S. Freund, R. Jöhr, S. Kawai, T. Glatzel, S. Decurtins, K. Müllen, A. Narita, S.-X. Liu, E. Meyer, Electrospray deposition of structurally complex molecules revealed by atomic force microscopy. Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 1337–1344.

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2017

  • 58. X.-Y. Wang, Y. He, J. Björk, A. Riss, M. Richter, R. Rajesh, M. Garnica, F. Hennersdorf, J. J. Weigand, A. Narita, R. Berger, X. Feng, W. Auwärter, J. V. Barth, C.-A. Palma, K. Müllen, Exploration of pyrazine-embedded antiaromatic polycyclic hydrocarbons generated by solution and on-surface azomethine ylide homocoupling. Nat. Commun.,2017, 8, 1948.

  • 57. M. Di Giovannantonio, O. Deniz, J. I. Urgel, R. Widmer, T. Dienel, S. Stolz, C. Sánchez-Sánchez, M. Muntwiler, T. Dumslaff, R. Berger, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, On-Surface Growth Dynamics of Graphene Nanoribbons: The Role of Halogen Functionalization. ACS Nano, 2018, 12, 74–81.

  • 56. A. Keerthi, B. Radha, D. Rizzo, H. Lu, V. Diez Cabanes, I. C.-Y. Hou, D. Beljonne, J. Cornil, C. Casiraghi, M. Baumgarten, K. Müllen,* A. Narita,* Edge Functionalization of Structurally Defined Graphene Nanoribbons for Modulating the Self-Assembled Structures. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 16454–16457.

  • 55. R. Denk, A. Lodi Rizzini, S. Wang, M. Hohage, P. Zeppenfeld, J. Cai, R. Fasel, P. Ruffieux, R. Berger, Z. Chen, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Muellen, R. Biagi, V. de Renzi, D. Prezzi, A. Ruini, A. Ferretti, Probing optical excitations in chevron-like armchair graphene nanoribbons. Nanoscale, 2017, 6, 18326–18333.

  • 54. J. P. Llinas, A. Fairbrother, G. Barin, P. Ruffieux, W. Shi, K. Lee, B. Y. Choi, R. Braganza, N. Kau, W. Choi, C. Chen, Z. Pedramrazi, T. Dumslaff, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, F. Fischer, A. Zettl, M. Crommie, R. Fasel, J. Bokor, Short-Channel Field Effect Transistors with 9-Atom and 13-Atom wide Graphene Nanoribbons. Nat. Commun., 2017, 8, 633.

  • 53. D. M. Coles, Q. Chen, L. C. Flatten, J. M. Smith, K. Müllen,* A. Narita,* D. Lidzey,* Strong Exciton-Photon Coupling in a Nanographene Filled Microcavity. Nano Lett., 2017, 17, 5521–5525.

  • 52. S. Zhao, G. Borin Barin, L. Rondin, C. Raynaud, A. Fairbrother, T. Dumslaff, S. Campidelli, K. Müllen, A. Narita, C. Voisin, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, J.-S. Lauret, Optical Investigation of On-Surface Synthesized Armchair Graphene Nanoribbons. Phys. Status Solidi B, 2017, 254, 1700223.

  • 51. Y. Y. Broza, L. Har-Shai, R. Jeries, J. C. Cancilla, L. Glass-Marmor, I. Lejbkowicz, J. S. Torrecilla, X. Yao, X. Feng, A. Narita, K. Müllen, A. Miller, H. Haick, Exhaled Breath Markers for Non-Imaging and Non-Invasive Measures for Detection of Multiple Sclerosis. ACS Chem. Neurosci. 2017, 8, 2402–2413.

  • 50. Z. Chen, R. Berger, K. Müllen, A. Narita,* On-Surface Synthesis of Graphene Nanoribbons Through Solution-Processing of Monomers. Chem. Lett., 46, 1476–1478.

  • 49. B. Dumslaff, A. N. Reuss, M. Wagner, X. Feng, A. Narita, G. Fytas, K. Müllen, Covalently Interlocked Cyclohexa-m-phenylenes and their Assembly: En Route to Supramolecular 3D Carbon Nanostructures Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 10602–10606; Angew. Chem., 2017, 129, 10738–10742. (Highlighted in Research Highlights, Nature Nanotechnol., 2017, DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2017.193; Synfacts, 2017, 13, 0932.)

  • 48. Z. Chen, H. I. Wang, N. Bilbao, J. Teyssandier, T. Prechtl, N. Cavani, A. Tries, R. Biagi, V. De Renzi, X. Feng, M. Kläui, S. De Feyter, M. Bonn,* A. Narita,* K. Müllen,* Lateral Fusion of Chemical Vapor Deposited N = 5 Armchair Graphene Nanoribbons. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 9483–9486.

  • 47. Z. Liu, H. I. Wang, A. Narita,* Q. Chen, Z. Mics, D. Turchinovich, M. Kläui, M. Bonn,* K. Müllen,* Photoswitchable Micro-Supercapacitor Based on a Diarylethene-Graphene Composite Film. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 9443–9446.

  • 46. W. Zhang, Z. Chen, X.-Y. Wang, B. Yang, R. Berger, A. Narita, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, X. Feng, H. J. Räder, K. Müllen, Monitoring the On-Surface Synthesis of Graphene Nanoribbons by Mass Spectrometry. Anal. Chem., 2017, 89, 7485–7492.

  • 45. I. Ivanov, Y. Hu, S. Osella, U. Beser, H. I. Wang, D. Beljonne, A. Narita, K. Müllen, D. Turchinovich, M. Bonn, Role of Edge Engineering in Photoconductivity of Graphene Nanoribbons. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 7982–7988.

  • 44. G. M. Paternò, Q. Chen, X.-Y. Wang, J. Liu, S. G. Motti, A. Petrozza, X. Feng, G. Lanzani, K. Müllen,* A Narita,* F. Scotognella,* Synthesis of Dibenzo[hi,st]ovalene and Its Amplified Spontaneous Emission in a Polystyrene Matrix. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 6753–6757; Angew. Chem., 2017, 129, 6857–6861.

  • 43. Y. Hu, L. F. Dössel, X.-Y. Wang, S. Mahesh, W. Pisula, S. De Feyter, X. Feng, K. Müllen,* A. Narita,* Synthesis, optical characterization, and self-Assembly of hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene/benzothiadiazole donor–acceptor structures. ChemPlusChem, 2017, 82, 1030–1033. (Special Issue: Novel Aromatics: From Synthesis to Applications)

  • 42. S. Zhao, L. Rondin, G. Delport, C. Voisin, U. Beser, Y. Hu, X. Feng, K. Müllen, A. Narita, S. Campidelli, J.S. Lauret, Fluorescence from Graphene Nanoribbons of Well-Defined Structure. Carbon, 2017, 119, 235–240.

  • 41. A. Candini, L. Martini, Z. Chen, N. Mishra, D. Convertino, C. Coletti, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, M. Affronte, High Photoresponsivity in Graphene Nanoribbon Field-Effect Transistor Devices Contacted with Graphene Electrodes. J. Phys. Chem. C., 2017, 121, 10620–10625.

  • 40. X.-Y. Wang, T. Dienel, M. Di Giovannantonio, G. Borin Barin, N. Kharche, O. Deniz, J. I. Urgel, R. Widmer, S. Stolz, L. Henrique De Lima, M. Muntwiler, M. Tommasini, V. Meunier, P. Ruffieux, X. Feng, R. Fasel,* K. Müllen,* A. Narita,* Heteroatom-Doped Perihexacene from a Double Helicene Precursor: On-Surface Synthesis and Properties. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 4671–4674.

  • 39. O. Deniz, C. Sánchez-Sánchez, T. Dumslaff, X. Feng, A. Narita, K. Müllen, N. Kharche, V. Meunier, R. Fasel, P. Ruffieux, Revealing the Electronic Structure of Silicon Intercalated Armchair Graphene Nanoribbons by Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy. Nano Lett., 2017, 17, 2197–2203.

  • 38. M. Gobbi, S. Bonacchi, J. Lian, Y. Liu, X.-Y. Wang, M.-A. Stoeckel, G. D’Avino, A. Narita, K. Müllen, X. Feng, Y. Olivier, D. Beljonne, P.Samorì, E. Orgiu, Periodic potentials in hybrid van der Waals heterostructures formed by supramolecular lattices on graphene. Nat. Commun., 2017, 8, 14767.

  • 37. Z. Chen, H. I. Wang, J. Teyssandier, K. S. Mali, T. Dumslaff, I. Ivanov, W. Zhang, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, H. J. Räder, D. Turchinovich, S. De Feyter, X. Feng, M. Kläui, A. Narita,* M. Bonn,* K. Müllen,* Chemical Vapor Deposition Synthesis and Terahertz Photoconductivity of Low-Bandgap N = 9 Armchair Graphene Nanoribbons. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 3635–3638.

  • 36. Z. Liu, S. Liu, R. Dong, S. Yang, H. Lu, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, High Power In-Plane Micro-Supercapacitors Based on Mesoporous Polyaniline Patterned Graphene. Small, 2017, 13, 1603388.

  • 35. R. Dong, M. Pfeffermann, D. Skidin, F. Wang, Y. Fu, A Narita, M. Tommasini, F. Moresco, G. Cuniberti, R. Berger, K. Müllen, X. Feng, Persulfurated Coronene: A New Generation of “Sulflower”. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 2168–2171.

  • 34. L. Talirz, H. Söde, T. Dumslaff, S. Wang, J. R. Sanchez-Valencia, J. Liu, P. Shinde, C. A. Pignedoli, L. Liang, V. Meunier, N. C. Plumb, M. Shi, X. Feng, A. Narita, K. Müllen, R. Fasel, P. Ruffieux, On-surface synthesis and characterization of 9-atom wide armchair graphene nanoribbons. ACS Nano, 2017, 11, 1380–1388.

  • 33. Y. Hu, X.-Y. Wang, P.-X. Peng, X.-C. Wang, X.-Y. Cao, X. Feng, K. Müllen,* A. Narita,* Benzo-fused double [7]carbohelicene: synthesis, structures, and physicochemical properties. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 3374–3378; Angew. Chem., 2017, 129, 3423–3427.

  • 32. M. Pfeffermann, M. Wuttke, X. Feng, A. Narita, K. Müllen, Shape-persistent graphite replica of metal wires. Adv. Mater., 2017, 29, 1603732 .

 

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2016

  • 31. Y. Liu, A. Narita, J. Teyssandier, M. Wagner, S. De Feyter, X. Feng, K. Müllen, A shape-persistent polyphenylene spoked wheel. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 15539–15542. 

  • 30. Z. Chen, W. Zhang, C.-A. Palma, A. L. Rizzini, B. Liu, A. Abbas, N. Richter, L. Martini, X.-Y. Wang, N. Cavani, H. Lu, N. Mishra, C. Coletti, R. Berger, F. Klappenberger, M. Kläui, A. Candini, M. Affronte, C. Zhou, V. De Renzi, U. del Pennino, J. V. Barth, H. J. Räder, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, Synthesis of graphene nanoribbons by ambient- pressure chemical vapor deposition and device integration. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 15488–15496 .

  • 29. X.-Y. Wang, X.-C. Wang, A. Narita,* M. Wagner, X.-Y. Cao,* X. Feng, K. Müllen,* Synthesis, structure, and chiroptical properties of a double [7]heterohelicene. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 12783–12786

  • 28. A. Keerthi, I. C.-Y. Hou, T. Marszalek, W. Pisula, M. Baumgarten, A. Narita,* Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene with different acceptor units for tuning optoelectronic properties. Chem. Asian J., 2016, 11, 2710–2714. (One of the 15 most accessed papers in 8/2016; Special Issue: 60th Anniversary of the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

  • 27. X.-Y. Wang, A. Narita, W. Zhang, X. Feng, K. Müllen, Synthesis of stable nanographenes with OBO-doped zigzag edges based on tandem demethylation-electrophilic borylation. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 9021–9024 .

  • 26. P. Fantuzzi, L. Martini, A. Candini, V. Corradini, U. del Pennino, Y. Hu, X. Feng, K. Müllen, A. Narita, M. Affronte, Fabrication of three terminal devices by ElectroSpray deposition of graphene nanoribbons. Carbon, 2016, 104, 112–118 .

  • 25. T. Dumslaff, B. Yang, A. Maghsoumi, G. Velpula, K. S. Mali, C. Castiglioni, S. De Feyter, M. Tommasini, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, Adding four extra K-regions to hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 4726–4729 .

  • 24. G. Soavi, S. Dal Conte, C. Manzoni, D. Viola, A. Narita, X. Feng, U. Hohenester, E. Molinari, D. Prezzi, K. Müllen, G. Cerullo, Exciton-exciton annihilation and biexciton stimulated emission in graphene nanoribbons. Nat. Commun., 2016, 7, 11010 . (Press release from MPIP ; CNR ; Uni Graz )

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  • 23. U. Beser, M. Kastler, A. Maghsoumi, M. Wagner, C. Castiglioni, M. Tommasini, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, A C216-nanographene molecule with defined cavity as extended coronoid. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 4322–4325 .

  • 22. I. A. Verzhbitskiy, M. D. Corato, A. Ruini, E. Molinari, A. Narita, Y. Hu, M. G. Schwab, M. Bruna, D. Yoon, S. Milana, X. Feng, K. Müllen, A. C. Ferrari, C. Casiraghi, D. Prezzi, Raman fingerprints of atomically precise graphene nanoribbons. Nano Lett., 2016, 16, 3442–3447 . (Highlighted in nanotechweb.org: Shedding more light on graphene nanoribbons ; press release from CNR )

  • 21. A. Maghsoumi, A. Narita, R. Dong, X. Feng, C. Castiglioni, K. Müllen, M. Tommasini, Edge chlorination of hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene investigated by density functional theory and vibrational spectroscopy. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18, 11869–11878 . (Invited contribution to themed issue: Electron delocalization and aromaticity: 150 years of the Kekulé benzene structure)

  • 20. J. Liu, A. Narita, S. Osella, W. Zhang, D. Schollmeyer, D. Beljonne, X. Feng, K. Müllen, Unexpected Scholl Reaction of 6,7,13,14-Tetraarylbenzo[k]tetraphene: Selective Formation of Five-Membered Rings in Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 2602–2608 .

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2015

  • 19. M. Pfeffermann, R. Dong, R. Graf, W. Zajaczkowski, T. Gorelik, W. Pisula, A. Narita, K. Müllen, X. Feng, Free-Standing Monolayer Two-Dimensional Supramolecular Organic Framework with Good Internal Order. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 14525–14532 .

  • 18. A. Bashir, A. Heck, A. Narita, X. Feng, A. Nefedov, M. Rohwerder, K. Müllen, M. Elstner, C. Wöll, Charge carrier mobilities in organic semiconductors: Crystal engineering and the importance of molecular contacts. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, 17, 21988–21996 .

  • 17. M. G. Schwab, A. Narita, S. Osella, Y. Hu, A. Maghsoumi, A. Mavrinsky, W. Pisula, C. Castiglioni, M. Tommasini, D. Beljonne, X. Feng, K. Müllen, Bottom-up synthesis of necklace-like graphene nanoribbons. Chem. Asian J., 2015, 10, 2134–2138. (Selected as the internal cover picture; One of the 15 most accessed papers in 11/2015–10/2016; Special Issue: Special Board Member Issue)

     

  • 16. X.-Y. Wang, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, B2N2-Dibenzo[a,e]pentalenes: effect of the BN orientation pattern on antiaromaticity and optoelectronic properties. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 7668–7671 .

  • 15. R. Konnerth, C. Cervetti, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, A. Hoyer, M. Burghard, K. Kern, M. Dressela, L. Bogania, Tuning the deposition of molecular graphene nanoribbons by surface functionalization, Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 12807–12811 . (Selected as the front cover picture )

     

  • 14. A. N. Abbas, B. Liu, A. Narita, L. F. Dössel, B. Yang, W. Zhang, J. Tang, K. L. Wang, H. J. Räder, X. Feng, K. Müllen, C. Zhou, Vapor-phase transport deposition, characterization, and applications of giant nanographenes. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 4453–4459 .

  • 13. U. Zschieschang, H. Klauk, I. B. Müller, A. J. Strudwick, T. Hintermann, M. G. Schwab, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, R. T. Weitz, Electrical characteristics of field-effect transistors based on individual chemically synthesized graphene nanoribbons. Adv. Electron. Mater., 2015, 1, 1400010 . (One of the most accessed papers in 5/2014–4/2015)

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2014

  • 12. A. Narita, I. A. Verzhbitskiy, W. Frederickx, K. S. Mali, S. A. Jensen, M. R. Hansen, M. Bonn, S. De Feyter, C. Casiraghi, X. Feng, K. Müllen, Bottom-up synthesis of liquid-phase-processable graphene nanoribbons with near-infrared absorption. ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 11622–11630. (Highlighted in Synfacts, 2015, 11, 0036.)

  • 11. A. Abbas, G. Liu,A. Narita, M. Orosco, X. Feng, K. Müllen, C. Zhou, Deposition, characterization, and thin-film-based chemical sensing of ultra-long chemically synthesized graphene nanoribbons. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 7555–7558. (Highlighted in Spotlights on Recent JACS Publications, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 8143–8144.)

  • 10. K. Harano, A. Narita, E. Nakamura, Photo-cross-linking of exterior of fullerene bilayer that prevents vesicle aggregation. Chem. Lett., 2014, 43, 877–879. (Selected as Editor’s Choice and for the front cover picture

     

  • 9. M . El Gemayel, A. Narita, L. F. Dössel, R. S. Sundaram, A. Kiersnowski, W. Pisula, A. C. Ferrari, E. Orgiu, X. Feng, K. Müllen, P. Samorì, Graphene nanoribbons blends with P3HT: towards enhanced device performance. Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 6301–6314.

  • 8. A. Narita, X. Feng, Y. Hernandez, S. A. Jensen, M. Bonn, H. Yang, I. A. Verzhbitskiy, C. Casiraghi, M. R. Hansen, A. H. R. Koch, G. Fytas, O. Ivasenko, B. Li, K. S. Mali, T. Balandina, S. Mahesh, S. De Feyter, K. Müllen, Synthesis of structurally well-defined and liquid-phase-processable graphene nanoribbons. Nature Chem., 2014, 6, 126–132. (Highlighted in News and Views, Nature Chem., 2014, 6, 91–92; press release from MPIP; University of Manchester.)

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2013

  • 7.   Y.-Z. Tan, B. Yang, K. Parvez, A. Narita, S. Osella, D. Beljonne, X. Feng, K. Müllen, Atomically precise edge chlorination of graphenes. Nat. Commun., 2013, 4, 2646 .

     

  • 6.   S. A. Jensen, R. Ulbricht, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, T. Hertel, D. Turchinovich, M. Bonn, Ultrafast photoconductivity of graphene nanoribbons and carbon nanotubes. Nano Lett., 2013, 13, 5925–5930 .

  • 5.   K. Harano, A. Narita, E. Nakamura, Photocrosslinking of fullerene vesicles that prevents phase transition and decreases water permeation. Chem. Lett., 2013, 42, 1176–1178 . (Selected as Editor’s Choice)

  • 4.   B. Singh, B. R. Mehta, D. Varandani, Govind, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, Bipolar resistive switching properties of Ti-CuO/(hexafluoro-hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene)-Cu hybrid interface device: Influence of electronic nature of organic layer. J. Appl. Phys., 2013, 113, 203706 .

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2012

  • 3.   M. G. Schwab, A. Narita, Y. Hernandez, T. Balandina, K. Mali, S. De Feyter, X. Feng, K. Müllen, Structurally defined graphene nanoribbons with high lateral extension. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 18169–18172 .

  • 2.   S. Osella, A. Narita, M. Schwab, Y. Hernandez, X. Feng, K. Müllen, D. Beljonne, Graphene nanoribbons as low-band-gap donor materials for organic photovoltaics: Quantum-chemical aided design. ACS Nano, 2012, 6, 5539–5548 .

  • 1.   H. C. Hesse, C. Schaffer, C. Hundschell, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, B. Nickel, L. Schmidt-Mende, Large polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons for application in donor–acceptor photovoltaics. Phys. Status Solidi A, 2012, 209, 785–789 .

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Review and Feature Articles

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Book Chapter and Encyclopedia Entry

2.   A. Narita, “Synthesis of structurally defined nanographene materials through oxidative cyclodehydrogenation.” in M. Leclerc, J.-F. Morin (eds.), Synthetic Methods for Conjugated Polymer and Carbon Materials, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2017, pp. 183–227 .

1.   X. Feng, A. Narita, “Graphene nanoribbons.” in S. Kobayashi, K. Müllen (eds.), Encyclopedia of Polymeric Nanomaterials, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2015, pp. 877–882 .

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Patents

2.   K. Müllen, X. Feng, J. Cai, P. Ruffieux, R. Fasel, A. Narita, Polymeric Precursors for Producing Graphene Nanoribbons and Suitable Oligophenylene Monomers for Preparing Them. WO2014076634 A1, May 22, 2014.

1.   M. G. Schwab, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, Polymeric Precursors for Producing Graphene Nanoribbons and Methods for Preparing Them. WO2013093756 A1, June 27, 2013.