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Thioetherification of Br-mercaptobiphenyl molecules on Au(111)

Ana Barragan, Roberto Robles, Nicolas Lorente, Lucia Vitali
Nano Letters 23, 1350–1354 (2023)

Empowering non-covalent hydrogen, halogen and [S-N]2 bonds in synergistic molecular assemblies on Au(111)

Ana Barragan, Sara Lois, Ane Sarasola, Lucia Vitali
Nanoscale 14 17895-17899 (2022)

Power discontinuity and shift of the energy onset of a molecular de-bromination reaction induced by hot-electron tunneling

Ana Barragan, Roberto Robles, Nicolas Lorente, Lucia Vitali
Nanoscale 13.15215 (2021)

Anisotropic electron conductance driven by reaction byproducts on a porous network of dibromobenzothiadiazole on Cu(110)

Ana Barragan, Ane Sarasola, Lucia Vitali
Angewandte Chemie Int.Ed. 59.15599 (2020)
Angewandte Chemie 132.15729 (2020)

Can Atomic Buckling Control a Chemical Reaction? The Case of Dehydrogenation of Phthalocyanine Molecules on GdAu2 /Au(111)

Matteo Farnesi Camellone, Alexander Correa, Ana Barragan, Maddalena Pedio, Stefano Fabris, Cinzia Cepek, Lucia Vitali
J.Phys.Chem.C. 2019, 123, 6496

Cooperative Action for Molecular Debromination Reaction on Cu(110)

Ane Sarasola, Ana Barragan, Lucia Vitali
J.Am.Chem.Soc 2018, 140, 15631

Self- texturizing electronic-properties in a 2- dimensional GdAu2 layer on Au(111): the role of out-of-plane atomic displacement.

Alexander Correa, Matteo Farnesi Camellone, Ana Barragan, Abhishek Kumar, Cinzia Cepek, Maddalena Pedio, Stefano Fabris and Lucia Vitali
Nanoscale 2017,9, 17342-17348

Strain-induced lateral heterostructures in GdAg2 surface alloy.

A. Correa, B. Xu, M.J. Verstrate L. Vitali
Nanoscale 8, 19148 (2016)

Growth of Co Nanomagnet arrays with enhanced magnetic.

Laura Fernandez, Maxim Illyn, Ana Magana, Lucia Vitali, J.Enrique Ortega, and Frederik Schiller
Advanced Science 3, 1600187 (2016)

High temperature ferromagnetism in a GdAg2 Monolayer.

M. Ormaza, L. Fernandez, M. Ilyn, A. Magana, B. Xu, M. J. Verstraete, M. Gastaldo, M. A. Valbuena, P. Gargiani, A. Mugarza, A. Ayuela, L.Vitali, M. Blanco-Rey, F. Schiller, and J. E. Ortega
Nano Letters 16, 4230 (2016)

Tunable Band Alignment with Unperturbed Carrier Mobility of On-Surface Synthesized Organic Semiconducting Wires.

A.Basagni, G.Vasseur, C.A. Pignedoli, M.Vilas-Varela, D.Peña, L. Nicolas, L.Vitali, J.Lobo-Checa, D. G. de Oteyza, F. Sedona, M. Casarin, J. E.Ortega, M.Sambi
ACS nano 10, 2644 (2016)

Magnetism and Morphology of Co Nanoclusters on GdAu2/Au(111){(13 x 13)

A. Cavallin, L. Fernandez, and M. Ilyn, A. Magana, M. Ormaza, M. Matena, L. Vitali, J. E. Ortega, C. Grazioli, P. Ohresser, S. Rusponi, H. Brune, F. Schiller
Physical Review B 90, 235419- (2014)

Co nanodot arrays grown on a ferromagnetic GdAu2 template: substrate/nanodot antiferromagnetic exchange coupling.

L. Fernandez, M. Blanco-Rey, M. Ilyn, L. Vitali, A. Correa, P. Ohresser, J.E. Ortega, A. Ayuela, and F. Schiller
Nano Letters 14, 2977-2981 (2014)

Quantum transport through single atoms and molecules

L. Vitali, P. Wahl, R. Ohmann, J. Bork, Y. Zhang, L. Diekhoener, and K. Kern
Physica Status Solidi B250, 2437- 2444 (2013)

Influence of Subsurface Layers on the Adsorption of Large Organic Molecules on Close-Packed Metal Surfaces

R.Ohmann, G.Levita, L.Vitali, A.De Vita, K.Kern
ACS Nano 5, 1360-1365 (2011) .

Spin and Orbital Magnetic Moment Anisotropies of Monodispersed Bis(Phthalocyaninato)Terbium on a Copper Surface.

S. Stepanow, J. Honolka, P. Gambardella, L. Vitali, N. Abdurakhmanova, T. C. Tseng, S. Rauschenbach, S. L. Tait, V. Sessi, S. Klyatskaya, M. Ruben, K. Kern
Journal of the American Chemical Society 132, 11900-11901 (2010).

Actuated Transitory Metal- Ligand Bond As Tunable Electromechanical Switch.

R. Ohmann, L. Vitali, K. Kern.
Nano Letters 10, 2995-3000 (2010)

Inelastic electron tunneling spectroscopy: A route to the identification of the tip-apex structure.

L. Vitali, S. D. Borisova, G. G. Rusina, E.V. Chulkov, K. Kern.
Physical Review B 81, 153409 (2010)

Portrait of the potential barrier at metal-organic nanocontacts.

L. Vitali, G. Levita, R. Ohmann, A. Comisso, A. De Vita, K. Kern
Nature Materials 9, 320-323 (2010)

Surveying molecular vibrations during the formation of metal-organic nanocontacts.

L. Vitali, R. Ohmannn, K. Kern, A. Garcia-Lekue, T. Frederiksen, D. Sanchez-Portal, A. Arnau
Nano Letters 10, 657-660 (2010)

Image potential states as quantum probe of graphene interfaces

S. Bose, V.M. Silkin, R. Ohmann, I. Brihuega, L. Vitali, C.H. Michaelis, P. Mallet, J.Y. Veuillen, M.A. Schneider, E.V. Chulkov, P.M. Echenique, K. Kern
New Journal of Physics 12, 023028, (2010)

Kondo effect in Single atom contact: the importance of the atoms arrangement

L.Vitali, R.Ohmann, S.Stepanow, P.Gambardella K.Tao, R.Huang, V.S.Stepanyuk, P.Bruno, K.Kern
Physical Review Letters 101, 216802 (2008)


Quasiparticle chirality in epitaxial graphene probed at the nanometer scale

I.Brihuega, P.Mallet, C.Bena, S.Bose, C.H.Michaelis, L.Vitali, F.Varchon, L.Magaud, K.Kern, J.-Y.Veuillen
Physical Review Letters 101, 206802 (2008)

Electronic structures of surface-supported single molecular magnets

L.Vitali, S.Fabris, A.Mosca Conte, S.Brink, M.Ruben, S.Baroni, K.Kern
Nano Letters 8, 3364- 3368 (2008)

Spatial modulation of the Dirac-gap in epitaxial graphene

L.Vitali, C.Riedl, R.Ohmann, I.Brihuega, U.Starke, K.Kern
Surface Science 602, L127-L130 (2008)

Local measurement of hot-electron phase-coherence at metal surfaces

M.A.Schneider, P.Wahl, L.Vitali, L.Diekhoener, R.Vogelgesang, K.Kern
Applied Physics A88, 443-447 (2007)

Absence of local magnetic moments in Ru and Rh impurities and clusters on Ag(100) and Pt(997)

J.Honolka, K.Kuhnke, L.Vitali, A.Enders, K.Kern, S.Gardonio, C.Carbone, S.R.Krishnakumar, P.Bencok, S.Stepanow, P.Gambardella
Physical Review B76, 144412 (2007)

Local pressure induced metallization of a semiconducting carbon nanotube in a crossed junction

L.Vitali, M.Burghard, P.Wahl, M.A.Schneider, K.Kern
Physical Review Letters 96, 086804 (2006)

Kondo effect of molecular complexes at surfaces: ligand control of the local spin coupling

P.Wahl, L.Diekhoener, G.Wittich, L.Vitali, M.A.Schneider, K.Kern
Physical Review Letters 95, 166601 (2005)

Kondo effect of Co adatoms on Ag monolayers on noble metal surfaces

M.A.Schneider, P.Wahl, L.Diekhoener, L.Vitali, G.Wittich, K.Kern
Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 44,5328-5331 (2005)

Kondo state of Co impurities at noble metal surfaces

M.A.Schneider, L.Vitali, P.Wahl, N.Knorr, L.Diekhoener, G.Wittich, M.Vogelgesang, K.Kern
Applied Physics A80, 937- 941 (2005)

Kondo temperature of magnetic impurities at surfaces

P.Wahl, L. Diekhoener, M.A.Schneider, L.Vitali, G.Wittich, K.Kern
Physical Review Letters 93, 176603 (2004)

Phonon spectromicroscopy of carbon nanostructures with atomic resolution

L.Vitali, M.Burghard, M.A.Schneider, Lei Liu, S.Y.Wu, C.S.Jayanthi, K.Kern
Physical Review Letters 93 136103 (2004)

Phonon and plasmon excitation in inelastic electron tunneling spectroscopy of graphite

L.Vitali, M.A.Schneider, K.Kern, L.Wirtz, A.Rubio
Physical Review B69, R121414 (2004)

Inter- and intraband inelastic scattering of hot surface state electrons at the Ag(111) surface

L.Vitali, P.Wahl, M.A.Schneider, K.Kern, V.M.Silkin, E.V.Chulkov, P.M.Echenique
Surface Science Letters 523, L47-L52 (2003)

Observing the scattering phase shift of isolated Kondo impurities at surfaces

M.A.Schneider, L.Vitali, N.Knorr, K.Kern
Physical Review B65, R121406 (2002)

Trimer adatom structure of Phosphorus on Ge(111)

L.Vitali, M.G.Ramsey, F.P.Netzer
Physical Review B63, 165320 (2001)

Unusual growth phenomena of group III and group V elements on Si(111) and Ge(111) surfaces

L. Vitali, M.G.Ramsey, F.P.Netzer
Applied Surface Science 175, 146-156 (2001)

Rotational Epitaxy of a 'soft' metal overlayer on Si(111)

L.Vitali, M.G.Ramsey, F.P.Netzer
Surface Science Letters 452, L281-L286 (2000)

Growth and structure of ultrathin vanadium oxide layers on Pd(111)

S.Surnev, L.Vitali, M.G.Ramsey, F.P.Netzer, G.Kresse, J.Hafner
Physical Review B 61, 13945-13954 (2000)

Nanodot formation on the Si(111)7x7 surface by adatom trapping

L.Vitali, M.G.Ramsey, F.P.Netzer
Physical Review Letters 83, 313-319 (1999)

The Nature, Growth and Stability of Vanadium Oxides on Pd(111)

F.P.Leisenberger, S.Surnev, L.Vitali, M.G.Ramsey, F.P.Netzer
Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A17, 1743-1749 (1999)

Thallium overlayers on Si(111): structure of a 'new' group-III element

L.Vitali, F.P.Leisenberger, M.G.Ramsey, F.P.Netzer
Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A17, 1676-1682 (1999)

Substitutional Geometry and strain effects in overlayers of phosphorus on Si(111)

L.Vitali, M.G.Ramsey, F.P.Netzer
Physical Review B 57 , 15376-15384 (1998)

Surface Structure of Phosphorous and Indium on Si(111)

F.P.Netzer, L.Vitali, J.Kraft, M.G.Ramsey
Surface Review and Letters 5, 69-76 (1998)