4. Pericyclic Reactions of Organic Molecules at Semiconductor Surfaces

  1. Franklin (Feng) Tao2 and
  2. Steven L. Bernasek3
  1. Keith T. Wong and
  2. Stacey F. Bent

Published Online: 20 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118199770.ch4

Functionalization of Semiconductor Surfaces

Functionalization of Semiconductor Surfaces

How to Cite

Wong, K. T. and Bent, S. F. (2012) Pericyclic Reactions of Organic Molecules at Semiconductor Surfaces, in Functionalization of Semiconductor Surfaces (eds F. (. Tao and S. L. Bernasek), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118199770.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

  1. This chapter was completed in 2009 and therefore does not capture new developments in the field occurring since 2009.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470562949

Online ISBN: 9781118199770



  • organic molecules and pericyclic reaction, at semiconductor;
  • cycloaddition reactions in solution, and semiconductor;
  • Si and Ge surface, differences in reactivity;
  • DFT, critical point energies, reaction pathway and selectivity;
  • understanding cycloadditions, in achieving control


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • [2+2] Cycloaddition of Alkenes and Alkynes

  • [4+2] Cycloaddition of Dienes

  • Cycloaddition of Unsaturated Organic Molecules Containing One or More Heteroatom

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgment

  • References