The Molecule-Metal Interface by Norbert Koch, Nobuo Ueno, Andrew Thye Shen Wee

By Norbert Koch, Nobuo Ueno, Andrew Thye Shen Wee

Reviewing contemporary development within the primary knowing of the molecule-metal interface, this helpful addition to the literature makes a speciality of experimental reviews and introduces the most recent analytical innovations as utilized to this interface.
the 1st half covers uncomplicated conception and preliminary precept reports, whereas the second one half introduces readers to photoemission, STM, and synchrotron suggestions to check the atomic constitution of the interfaces. The 3rd half provides photoelectron spectroscopy, high-resolution UV photoelectron spectroscopy and electron spin resonance to review the digital constitution of the molecule-metal interface. within the remaining bankruptcy the editors talk about destiny perspectives.
Written as a senior graduate or senior undergraduate textbook for college students in physics, chemistry, fabrics technological know-how or engineering, the book's interdisciplinary process makes it both suitable for researchers operating within the box of natural and molecular electronics.

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0 eV. 3). 4 eV ! 2 eV. 16; this small value of S, compared with the one found for C60 /Au(111), is due to the strong interaction TCNQ has with Au. 1 eV from the LUMO level. We conclude mentioning that even for the strong TCNQ/Au interaction appearing in this interface, the unified IDIS model seems to provide an accurate description of the interface level alignment. 17 Plot showing a single TCNQ molecule on Au(111). 18 DOS projected onto the molecular orbitals for a single TCNQ molecule on Au(111).

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27) shows how the total interface potential eV IDIS-P interpolates between two limits: when S D 1, there is no interface screening, and V IDIS-P D V0P . 33 34 2 Basic Theory of the Molecule–Metal Interface All the rearrangement of charge at the interface comes from the pillow effect and this controls the Fermi level position in the organic energy gap. When S D 0, on the other hand, eV IDIS-P D CNL EFi , and the pillow effect does not play any role since it is fully screened by the interface. Notice how, in this unified formalism, the pillow effect is firstly considered and then the IDIS acts on the remaining energy difference, (CNL EFi eV0P ).

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