7. Covalent Binding of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Systems

  1. Franklin (Feng) Tao3 and
  2. Steven L. Bernasek4
  1. Kian Soon Yong1 and
  2. Guo-Qin Xu2

Published Online: 20 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118199770.ch7

Functionalization of Semiconductor Surfaces

Functionalization of Semiconductor Surfaces

How to Cite

Yong, K. S. and Xu, G.-Q. (2012) Covalent Binding of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Systems, in Functionalization of Semiconductor Surfaces (eds F. (. Tao and S. L. Bernasek), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118199770.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470562949

Online ISBN: 9781118199770



  • PAH systems, and covalent binding;
  • adsorption of PAHs on silicon surfaces;
  • binding configurations of pentacene on Si, flat-lying;
  • HREELS spectra, perylene binding configurations on Si;
  • binding energies and C–Si bonds, and aromaticity


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • PAHs on Si(100)-(2×1)

  • PAHs on Si(111)-(7×7)

  • Summary

  • References