Chapter 7. Expression of Chirality in Physisorbed Monolayers Observed by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy

  1. Dr. David B. Amabilino3,4
  1. Steven De Feyter1,
  2. Patrizia Iavicoli2 and
  3. Hong Xu1

Published Online: 18 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527625345.ch7

Chirality at the Nanoscale: Nanoparticles, Surfaces, Materials and more

Chirality at the Nanoscale: Nanoparticles, Surfaces, Materials and more

How to Cite

De Feyter, S., Iavicoli, P. and Xu, H. (2009) Expression of Chirality in Physisorbed Monolayers Observed by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, in Chirality at the Nanoscale: Nanoparticles, Surfaces, Materials and more (ed D. B. Amabilino), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527625345.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (CSIC), Campus Universitari, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain

  2. 4

    Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (CSIC), Campus Universitari de Bellaterra, 08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès, Catalonia, Spain

Author Information

  1. 1

    Laboratory of Photochemistry and Spectroscopy, Molecular and Nano Materials, Department of Chemistry, and INPAC - Institute for Nanoscale Physics and Chemistry, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200-F, 3001 Leuven, Belgium

  2. 2

    Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (CSIC), Campus Universitari, 08193 Bellaterra, Catalonia, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527320134

Online ISBN: 9783527625345

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Keywords:

  • expression of chirality;
  • liquid/solid interface;
  • monolayers;
  • polymorphism;
  • tunneling microscopy;
  • multicomponent structures;
  • physical fields

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • How to Recognize Chirality at the Liquid/Solid Interface

  • Chirality in Monolayers Composed of Enantiopure Molecules

  • Polymorphism

  • Is Chirality Always Expressed?

  • Racemic Mixtures: Spontaneous Resolution?

  • Multicomponent Structures

  • Physical Fields

  • Outlook

  • References