List of publications

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F. Donati, M. Pivetta, C. Wolf, A. Singha, C. Wäckerlin, R. Baltic, E. Fernandes, Jean-Guillaume de Groot, S. Ahmed, L. Persichetti, C. Nistor, J. Dreiser, A. Barla, P. Gambardella, H. Brune, S. Rusponi
Correlation between Electronic Configuration and Magnetic Stability in Dysprosium Single Atom Magnets
Nano Letters 21, 8266−8273 (2021)
DOI:10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c02744   Green Open Access

C. Wäckerlin, Karl-Heinz Ernst
Autocatalytic Surface Explosion Chemistry of 2D Metal–Organic Frameworks
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 125, 13343−13349 (2021)
DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c03809   Open Access

J. Voigt, M. Roy, M. Baljozović, C. Wäckerlin, Y. Coquerel, M. Gingras, Karl-Heinz Ernst
Unbalanced 2D Chiral Crystallization of Pentahelicene Propellers and Their Planarization into Nanographenes
Chemistry – A European Journal (online)
DOI:10.1002/chem.202101223   Open Access

C. Wäckerlin
On-Surface Hydrogen/Deuterium Isotope Exchange in Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Angewandte Chemie (online)
DOI:10.1002/anie.202015552   Open Access

J. Dreiser, C. Wäckerlin, M. Buzzi, Kasper S. Pedersen, J. Bendix
Island formation of Er(trensal) single-ion magnets on graphene observed on the micrometer scale
RSC Advances 11, 9421−9425 (2021)
DOI:10.1039/D1RA00783A   Open Access


V. Santhini*, C. Wäckerlin*, {. Cahlík}*, M. Ondráček, S. Pascal, A. Matěj, O. Stetsovych, P. Mutombo, P. Lazar, O. Siri, P. Jelínek, * equal contributions
1D Coordination π‐d Conjugated Polymers with Distinct Structures Defined by the Choice of the Transition Metal: Towards a New Class of Antiaromatic Macrocycles
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 60, 439−445 (2020)
DOI:10.1002/anie.202011462   Green Open Access

C. Wäckerlin, A. Gallardo, A. Mairena, M. Baljozović, A. Cahlík, A. Antalík, J. Brabec, L. Veis, D. Nachtigallová, P. Jelínek, K.-H. Ernst
On-Surface Hydrogenation of Buckybowls: From Curved Aromatic Molecules to Planar Non-Kekulé Aromatic Hydrocarbons
ACS Nano 14, 16735−16742 (2020)
DOI:10.1021/acsnano.0c04488   Green Open Access

F. Donati, S. Rusponi, S. Stepanow, L. Persichetti, A. Singha, D. M. Juraschek, C. Wäckerlin, R. Baltic, M. Pivetta, K. Diller, C. Nistor, J. Dreiser, K. Kummer, E. Velez-Fort, N. A. Spaldin, H. Brune, P. Gambardella
Unconventional Spin Relaxation Involving Localized Vibrational Modes in Ho Single-Atom Magnets
Physical Review Letters 124, 077204 (2020)
DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.124.077204   Green Open Access


M. Studniarek, C. Wäckerlin, A. Singha, R. Baltic, K. Diller, F. Donati, S. Rusponi, H. Brune, Y. Lan, S. Klyatskaya, M. Ruben, A. Seitsonen, J. Dreiser
Understanding the Superior Stability of Single‐Molecule Magnets on an Oxide Film
Advanced Science 6, 1901736 (2019)
DOI:10.1002/advs.201901736   Open Access

K. Diller, A. Singha, M. Pivetta, C. Wäckerlin, R. Hellwig, A. Verdini, A. Cossaro, L. Floreano, E. Vélez-Fort, J. Dreiser, S. Rusponi, H. Brune
Magnetic properties of on-surface synthesized single-ion molecular magnets
RSC Advances 9, 34421−34429 (2019)
DOI:10.1039/C9RA06803A   Open Access

I. Gallardo, A. Arnau, F. Delgado, R. Baltic, A. Singha, F. Donati, C. Wäckerlin, J. Dreiser, S. Rusponi, H. Brune
Large effect of metal substrate on magnetic anisotropy of Co on hexagonal Boron Nitride
New Journal of Physics 21, 073053 (2019)
DOI:10.1088/1367-2630/ab3077   Open Access

J. Li, S. Lampart, J. S. Siegel, K.-H. Ernst, C. Wäckerlin
Graphene grown from flat and bowl shaped polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on Cu(111)
ChemPhysChem 21, 2354−2359 (2019)
DOI:10.1002/cphc.201900291   Green Open Access

M. Moradi, N. L. Opara, L. G. Tulli, C. Wäckerlin, S. J. Dalgarno, S. J. Teat, M. Baljozovic, O. Popova, E. van Genderen, A. Kleibert, H. Stahlberg, J. P. Abrahams, C. Padeste, P. F.-X. Corvini, T. A. Jung, P. Shahgaldian
Supramolecular architectures of molecularly thin yet robust free-standing layers
Science Advances 5, eaav4489 (2019)
DOI:10.1126/sciadv.aav4489   Open Access

A. Mairena, {. Baljozovic}, M. Kawecki, K. Grenader, M. Wienke, K. Martin, L. Bernard, N. Avarvari, A. Terfort, {K. -H. Ernst}, C. Wäckerlin
The fate of bromine after temperature-induced dehydrogenation of on-surface synthesized bisheptahelicene
Chemical Science 10, 2998−3004 (2019)
DOI:10.1039/C8SC04720K   Open Access


A. Singha, F. Donati, F. D. Natterer, C. Wäckerlin, S. Stavrić, Z. S. Popović, Ž. Šljivančanin, F. Patthey, H. Brune
Spin Excitations in a 4f − 3d Heterodimer on MgO
Physical Review Letters 121, 257202 (2018)
DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.257202   Green Open Access

{. Mairena}, C. Wäckerlin, M. Wienke, K. Grenader, A. Terfort, K.-H. Ernst
Diastereoselective Ullmann Coupling to Bishelicenes by Surface Topochemistry
Journal of the American Chemical Society 140, 15186−15189 (2018)
DOI:10.1021/jacs.8b10059   Open Access

R. Baltic, F. Donati, A. Singha, C. Wäckerlin, J. Dreiser, B. Delley, M. Pivetta, S. Rusponi, H. Brune
Magnetic properties of single rare-earth atoms on graphene/Ir(111)
Physical Review B 98, 024412 (2018)
DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.98.024412   Green Open Access

J. Li, K. Martin, N. Avarvari, C. Wäckerlin, K.-H. Ernst
Spontaneous separation of on-surface synthesized tris-helicenes into two-dimensional homochiral domains
Chemical Communications 54, 7948−7951 (2018)
DOI:10.1039/C8CC04235G   Green Open Access

A. Mairena, M. Wienke, K. Martin, N. Avarvari, A. Terfort, K.-H. Ernst, C. Wäckerlin
Stereospecific Autocatalytic Surface Explosion Chemistry of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Journal of the American Chemical Society 140, 7705−7709 (2018)
DOI:10.1021/jacs.8b04191   Green Open Access

C. Wäckerlin, F. Donati, A. Singha, R. Baltic, S. Decurtins, S.-X. Liu, S. Rusponi, J. Dreiser
Excited Spin-State Trapping in Spin Crossover Complexes on Ferroelectric Substrates
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 122, 8202−8208 (2018)
DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b10941   Green Open Access

A. Rieger, C. Sax, T. Bauert, C. Wäckerlin, K.-H. Ernst
Chiral molecules adsorbed on a solid surface: Tartaric acid diastereomers and their surface explosion on Cu(111)
Chirality 30, 369−377 (2018)
DOI:10.1002/chir.22819   Open Access

S. Nowakowska, F. Mazzola, M. N. Alberti, F. Song, T. Voigt, J. Nowakowski, A. Wäckerlin, C. Wäckerlin, J. Wiss, W. B. Schweizer, M. Broszio, C. M. Polley, M. Leandersson, S. Fatayer, T. Ivas, M. Baljozovic, S. F. Mousavi, A. Ahsan, T. Nijs, O. Popova, J. Zhang, M. Muntwiler, C. Thilgen, M. Stöhr, I. A. Pasti, N. V. Skorodumova, F. Diederich, J. Wells, T. A. Jung
Adsorbate-Induced Modification of the Confining Barriers in a Quantum Box Array
ACS Nano 12, 768−778 (2018)
DOI:10.1021/acsnano.7b07989   Green Open Access


A. Singha, R. Baltic, F. Donati, C. Wäckerlin, J. Dreiser, L. Persichetti, S. Stepanow, P. Gambardella, S. Rusponi, H. Brune
4 f occupancy and magnetism of rare-earth atoms adsorbed on metal substrates
Physical Review B 96, 224418 (2017)
DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.96.224418   Green Open Access

A. Rieger, S. Schnidrig, B. Probst, K.-H. Ernst, C. Wäckerlin
Ranking the Stability of Transition Metal Complexes by On-Surface Atom Exchange
The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 8, 6193−6198 (2017)
DOI:10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b02834   Open Access

A. Rieger, S. Schnidrig, B. Probst, K.-H. Ernst, C. Wäckerlin
Identification of On-Surface Reaction Mechanism by Targeted Metalation
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121, 27521−27527 (2017)
DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b10019   Green Open Access

J. Girovsky, J. Nowakowski, Md. E. Ali, M. Baljozovic, H. R. Rossmann, T. Nijs, E. A. Aeby, S. Nowakowska, D. Siewert, G. Srivastava, C. Wäckerlin, J. Dreiser, S. Decurtins, S.-X. Liu, P. M. Oppeneer, T. A. Jung, N. Ballav
Long-range ferrimagnetic order in a two-dimensional supramolecular Kondo lattice
Nature Communications 8, 15388/1−8 (2017)
DOI:10.1038/ncomms15388   Open Access

A. Wäckerlin, S. Fatayer, T. Nijs, S. Nowakowska, S. F. Mousavi, O. Popova, A. Ahsan, T. A. Jung, C. Wäckerlin
Molecular Chessboard Assemblies Sorted by Site-Specific Interactions of Out-of-Plane d-Orbitals with a Semimetal Template
Nano Letters 17, 1956 (2017)
DOI:10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b05344   Green Open Access

J. Li, C. Wäckerlin, S. Schnidrig, E. Joliat, R. Alberto, K.-H. Ernst
On-Surface Metalation and 2D Self-Assembly of Pyrphyrin Molecules Into Metal-Coordinated Networks on Cu(111)
Helvetica Chimica Acta 100, e1600278/1−8 (2017)
DOI:10.1002/hlca.201600278   Green Open Access


R. Baltic, M. Pivetta, F. Donati, C. Wäckerlin, A. Singha, J. Dreiser, S. Rusponi, H. Brune
Superlattice of Single Atom Magnets on Graphene
Nano Letters 16, 7610 (2016)
DOI:10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b03543   Green Open Access

C. Wäckerlin, J. Li, A. Mairena, K. Martin, N. Avarvari, K.-H. Ernst
Surface-Assisted Diastereoselective Ullmann Coupling of Bishelicenes
Chemical Communications 52, 12694−12697 (2016)
DOI:10.1039/C6CC05849C   Open Access

S. Nowakowska, A. Wäckerlin, I. Piquero-Zulaica, J. Nowakowski, S. Kawai, C. Wäckerlin, M. Matena, T. Nijs, S. Fatayer, O. Popova, A. Ahsan, S. F. Mousavi, T. Ivas, E. Meyer, M. Stöhr, J. E. Ortega, J. Björk, L. H. Gade, J. Lobo-Checa, T. A. Jung
Configuring Electronic States in an Atomically Precise Array of Quantum Boxes
Small 12, 3757−3763 (2016)
DOI:10.1002/smll.201600915   Green Open Access

A. Singha, F. Donati, C. Wäckerlin, R. Baltic, J. Dreiser, M. Pivetta, S. Rusponi, H. Brune
Magnetic Hysteresis in Er trimers on Cu(111)
Nano Letters 16, 3475−3481 (2016)
DOI:10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b05214   Open Access

C. Wäckerlin, F. Donati, A. Singha, R. Baltic, S. Rusponi, K. Diller, F. Patthey, M. Pivetta, Y. Lan, S. Klyatskaya, M. Ruben, H. Brune, J. Dreiser
Giant Hysteresis of Single-Molecule Magnets Adsorbed on a Nonmagnetic Insulator
Advanced Materials 28, 5195−5199 (2016)
DOI:10.1002/adma.201506305   Green Open Access

F. Donati, S. Rusponi, S. Stepanow, C. Wäckerlin, A. Singha, L. Persichetti, R. Baltic, K. Diller, F. Patthey, E. Fernandes, J. Dreiser, Ž. Šljivančanin, K. Kummer, C. Nistor, P. Gambardella, H. Brune
Magnetic remanence in single atoms
Science 352, 318−321 (2016)
DOI:10.1126/science.aad9898   Open Access


C. Wäckerlin, F. Donati, A. Singha, R. Baltic, A.-C. Uldry, B. Delley, S. Rusponi, J. Dreiser
Strong antiferromagnetic exchange between manganese phthalocyanine and ferromagnetic europium oxide
Chemical Communications 51, 12958−12961 (2015)
DOI:10.1039/C5CC01823D   Open Access

Q. Dubout, F. Donati, C. Wäckerlin, F. Calleja, M. Etzkorn, A. Lehnert, L. Claude, P. Gambardella, H. Brune
Controlling the Spin of Co Atoms on Pt(111) by Hydrogen Adsorption
Physical Review Letters 114, 106807 (2015)
DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.106807   Green Open Access

S. Nowakowska, A. Wäckerlin, S. Kawai, T. Ivas, J. Nowakowski, S. Fatayer, C. Wäckerlin, T. Nijs, E. Meyer, J. Björk, M. Stöhr, L. H. Gade, T. A. Jung
Interplay of weak interactions in the atom-by-atom condensation of xenon within quantum boxes
Nature Communications 6, 6071 (2015)
DOI:10.1038/ncomms7071   Open Access

J. Dreiser, A. M. Ako, C. Wäckerlin, J. Heidler, C. E. Anson, A. K. Powell, C. Piamonteze, F. Nolting, S. Rusponi, H. Brune
Reduction of Mn$_\textrm19$ Coordination Clusters on a Gold Surface
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119, 3550−3555 (2015)
DOI:10.1021/jp510240b   Green Open Access


J. Girovsky, K. Tarafder, C. Wäckerlin, J. Nowakowski, D. Siewert, T. Hählen, A. Wäckerlin, A. Kleibert, N. Ballav, T. A. Jung, P. M. Oppeneer
Antiferromagnetic coupling of Cr-porphyrin to a bare Co substrate
Physical Review B 90, 220404 (2014)
DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.90.220404   Green Open Access

F. Donati, A. Singha, S. Stepanow, C. Wäckerlin, J. Dreiser, P. Gambardella, S. Rusponi, H. Brune
Magnetism of Ho and Er Atoms on Close-Packed Metal Surfaces
Physical Review Letters 113, 237201 (2014)
DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.237201   Green Open Access

A. Shchyrba, C. Wäckerlin, J. Nowakowski, S. Nowakowska, J. Björk, S. Fatayer, J. Girovsky, T. Nijs, S. C. Martens, A. Kleibert, M. Stöhr, N. Ballav, T. A. Jung, L. H. Gade
Controlling the Dimensionality of On-Surface Coordination Polymers via Endo- or Exoligation
Journal of the American Chemical Society 136, 9355−9363 (2014)
DOI:10.1021/ja5020103   Green Open Access

L. Wang, E. Kirk, C. Wäckerlin, C. W. Schneider, M. Hojeij, J. Gobrecht, Y. Ekinci
Nearly amorphous Mo-N gratings for ultimate resolution in extreme ultraviolet interference lithography
Nanotechnology 25, 235305 (2014)
DOI:10.1088/0957-4484/25/23/235305   Open Access

A. Shchyrba, S. C. Martens, C. Wäckerlin, M. Matena, T. Ivas, H. Wadepohl, M. Stöhr, T. A. Jung, L. H. Gade
Covalent assembly of a two-dimensional molecular “sponge” on a Cu(111) surface: confined electronic surface states in open and closed pores
Chemical Communications 50, 7628−7631 (2014)
DOI:10.1039/c4cc02463j   Open Access

J. Dreiser, C. Wäckerlin, Md. E. Ali, C. Piamonteze, F. Donati, A. Singha, K. Pedersen, S. Rusponi, J. Bendix, P. M. Oppeneer, T. A. Jung, H. Brune
Exchange Interaction of Strongly Anisotropic Tripodal Erbium Single-Ion Magnets with Metallic Surfaces
ACS Nano 5, 4662−4671 (2014)
DOI:10.1021/nn500409u   Green Open Access

J. Girovsky, M. Buzzi, C. Wäckerlin, D. Siewert, J. Nowakowski, P. M. Oppeneer, F. Nolting, T. A. Jung, A. Kleibert, N. Ballav
Investigating magneto-chemical interactions at molecule–substrate interfaces by X-ray photo-emission electron microscopy
Chemical Communications 50, 5190−5192 (2014)
DOI:10.1039/c3cc47726f   Green Open Access


A. Shchyrba, M.-T. Nguyen, C. Wäckerlin, S. Martens, S. Nowakowska, T. Ivas, J. Roose, T. Nijs, S. Boz, M. Schär, M. Stöhr, C. A. Pignedoli, C. Thilgen, F. Diederich, D. Passerone, T. A. Jung
Chirality Transfer in 1D Self-Assemblies: Influence of H-Bonding vs Metal Coordination between Dicyano[7]helicene Enantiomers
Journal of the American Chemical Society 135, 15270−15273 (2013)
DOI:10.1021/ja407315f   Green Open Access

C. Wäckerlin, P. Maldonado, L. Arnold, A. Shchyrba, J. Girovsky, J. Nowakowski, Md. E. Ali, T. Hählen, M. Baljozovic, D. Siewert, A. Kleibert, K. Müllen, P. M. Oppeneer, T. A. Jung, N. Ballav
Magnetic exchange coupling of a synthetic Co(II)-complex to a ferromagnetic Ni substrate
Chemical Communications 49, 10736 (2013)
DOI:10.1039/c3cc45401k   Green Open Access

C. Wäckerlin, D. Siewert, T. A. Jung, N. Ballav
On-surface coordination chemistry: direct imaging of the conformational freedom of an axial ligand at room temperature
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15, 16510−16514 (2013)
DOI:10.1039/c3cp50966d   Green Open Access

N. Ballav, C. Wäckerlin, D. Siewert, P. M. Oppeneer, T. A. Jung
Emergence of On-Surface Magnetochemistry
The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 4, 2303−2311 (2013)
DOI:10.1021/jz400984k   Green Open Access

C. Wäckerlin, K. Tarafder, J. Girovsky, J. Nowakowski, T. Hählen, A. Shchyrba, D. Siewert, A. Kleibert, F. Nolting, P. M. Oppeneer, T. A. Jung, N. Ballav
Ammonia Coordination Introducing a Magnetic Moment in On-Surface Low-Spin Porphyrin
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 52, 4568−4571 (2013)
DOI:10.1002/anie.201208028   Green Open Access

J. Nowakowski, C. Wäckerlin, J. Girovsky, D. Siewert, T. A. Jung, N. Ballav
Porphyrin metalation providing an example of a redox reaction facilitated by a surface reconstruction
Chemical Communications 49, 2347−2349 (2013)
DOI:10.1039/c3cc39134e   Open Access

C. Wäckerlin, J. Nowakowski, S.-X. Liu, M. Jaggi, D. Siewert, J. Girovsky, A. Shchyrba, T. Hählen, A. Kleibert, P. M. Oppeneer, F. Nolting, S. Decurtins, T. A. Jung, N. Ballav
Two-Dimensional Supramolecular Electron Spin Arrays
Advanced Materials 25, 2404−2408 (2013)
DOI:10.1002/adma.201204274   Green Open Access

N. Moridi, C. Wäckerlin, V. Rullaud, R. Schelldorfer, T. A. Jung, P. Shahgaldian
Langmuir–Blodgett monolayer stabilization using supramolecular clips
Chemical Communications 49, 367 (2013)
DOI:10.1039/c2cc35976f   Open Access


L. Marot, T. de los Arcos, A. Bünzli, C. Wäckerlin, R. Steiner, P. Oelhafen, E. Meyer, D. Mathys, P. Spätig, G. Covarel
Nanocomposite of carbon nanotube embedded in a (Ti,Al)N coated film
Surface and Coatings Technology 212, 223−228 (2012)
DOI:10.1016/j.surfcoat.2012.09.053   Open Access

C. Wäckerlin, K. Tarafder, D. Siewert, J. Girovsky, T. Hählen, C. Iacovita, A. Kleibert, F. Nolting, T. A. Jung, P. M. Oppeneer, N. Ballav
On-surface coordination chemistry of planar molecular spin systems: novel magnetochemical effects induced by axial ligands
Chemical Science 3, 3154−3160 (2012)
DOI:10.1039/c2sc20828h   Green Open Access

T. Hählen, C. Vanoni, C. Wäckerlin, T. A. Jung, S. Tsujino
Surface doping in pentacene thin-film transistors with few monolayer thick channels
Applied Physics Letters 101, 033305 (2012)
DOI:10.1063/1.4737214   Green Open Access


C. Wäckerlin, C. Iacovita, D. Chylarecka, P. Fesser, T. A. Jung, N. Ballav
Assembly of 2D ionic layers by reaction of alkali halides with the organic electrophile 7,7,8,8-tetracyano-p-quinodimethane (TCNQ)
Chemical Communications 47, 9146 (2011)
DOI:10.1039/c1cc12519b   Green Open Access

P. Fesser, C. Iacovita, C. Wäckerlin, S. Vijayaraghavan, N. Ballav, K. Howes, J.-P. Gisselbrecht, M. Crobu, C. Boudon, M. Stöhr, T. A. Jung, F. Diederich
Visualizing the Product of a Formal Cycloaddition of 7,7,8,8-Tetracyano-p-quinodimethane (TCNQ) to an Acetylene-Appended Porphyrin by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy on Au(111)
Chemistry - A European Journal 17, 5246−5250 (2011)
DOI:10.1002/chem.201100733   Open Access

D. Chylarecka, T. K. Kim, K. Tarafder, K. Müller, K. Gödel, I. Czekaj, C. Wäckerlin, M. Cinchetti, Md. E. Ali, C. Piamonteze, F. Schmitt, J.-P. Wüstenberg, C. Ziegler, F. Nolting, M. Aeschlimann, P. M. Oppeneer, N. Ballav, T. A. Jung
Indirect Magnetic Coupling of Manganese Porphyrin to a Ferromagnetic Cobalt Substrate
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115, 1295−1301 (2011)
DOI:10.1021/jp106822s   Open Access


C. Wäckerlin*, D. Chylarecka*, A. Kleibert, K. Müller, C. Iacovita, F. Nolting, T. A. Jung, N. Ballav, * equal contributions
Controlling spins in adsorbed molecules by a chemical switch
Nature Communications 1, 61 (2010)
DOI:10.1038/ncomms1057   Open Access

D. Chylarecka, C. Wäckerlin, T. K. Kim, K. Müller, F. Nolting, A. Kleibert, N. Ballav, T. A. Jung
Self-Assembly and Superexchange Coupling of Magnetic Molecules on Oxygen-Reconstructed Ferromagnetic Thin Film
The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 1, 1408−1413 (2010)
DOI:10.1021/jz100253c   Open Access