Supramolecular Assemblies Formed on an Epitaxial Graphene Superstructure (pages 1794–1799)
Andrew J. Pollard, Edward W. Perkins, Nicholas A. Smith, Alex Saywell, Gudrun Goretzki, Anna G. Phillips, Stephen P. Argent, Hermann Sachdev, Frank Müller, Stefan Hüfner, Stefan Gsell, Martin Fischer, Matthias Schreck, Jürg Osterwalder, Thomas Greber, Simon Berner, Neil R. Champness and Peter H. Beton
Version of Record online: 4 FEB 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/anie.200905503
Quite comparable: A graphene monolayer is used as a substrate for the growth of two-dimensional hydrogen-bonded supramolecular structures (see STM image). The formation of these extended structures arises from a commensurability between their dimensions and a moiré pattern formed by the graphene.