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Publications 2021

K. Omambac, M. Kriegel, C. Brand, B. Finke, L. Kremeyer, H. Hattab, D. Janoschka, P. Dreher, F.-J. M. zu Heringdorf, D. M. Pakdehi, K. Pierz, H. W. Schumacher, M. Petrović, A. van Houselt, B. Poelsema, M. C. Tringides, and M. H. Hoegen, Appl. Phys. Lett. 118, 241902 (2021). "Non-conventional bell-shaped diffuse scattering in low-energy electron diffraction from high-quality epitaxial 2D-materials"

J. Wang, M. Kim, L. Chen, K. M. Ho, M. Tringides, C. Z. Wang, and S. Wang, Phys. Rev. B 103, 085403 (2021). "Manipulation of electronic property of epitaxial graphene on SiC substrate by Pb intercalation"

Y. Liu, X. Liu, C.-Z. Wang, Y. Han, J. W. Evans, A. Lii-Rosales, M. C. Tringides, and P. A. Thiel, J. Phys. Chem. C 125, 6954 (2021). "Mechanism of Metal Intercalation under Graphene through Small Vacancy Defects"

A. Lii-Rosales, Y. Han, D. Jing, M. C. Tringides, S. Julien, K.-T. Wan, C.-Z. Wang, K. C. Lai, J. W. Evans, and P. A. Thiel, Nanoscale 13, 1485 (2021). Encapsulation of metal nanoparticles at the surface of a prototypical layered material

Y. Han, A. Lii-Rosales, M. C. Tringides, and J. W. Evans, J. Chem. Phys. 154, 024703 (2021). “Competitive formation of intercalated versus supported metal nanoclusters during deposition on layered materials with surface point defects


Publications 2020

S. Chen, M. Horn von Hoegen, P. A. Thiel, A. Kaminski, B. Schrunk, T. Speliotis, E. H. Conrad, and M. C. Tringides, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 11, 8937 (2020). "High Layer Uniformity of Two-Dimensional Materials Demonstrated Surprisingly from Broad Features in Surface Electron Diffraction"

A. Lii-Rosales, Y. Han, S. E. Julien, O. Pierre-Louis, D. Jing, K.-T. Wan, M. C. Tringides, J. W. Evans, and P. A. Thiel, New J. Phys. 22, 023016 (2020). "Shapes of Fe nanocrystals encapsulated at the graphite surface"

A. Lii-Rosales, Y. Han, D. Jing, M. C. Tringides, and P. A. Thiel, Phys. Rev. Res. 2, 33175 (2020). "Search for encapsulation of platinum, silver, and gold at the surface of graphite"

D. Jing, A. Lii-Rosales, K. C. Lai, Q. Li, J. Kim, M. C. Tringides, J. W. Evans, and P. A. Thiel, New J. Phys. 22, 053033 (2020). "Non-equilibrium growth of metal clusters on a layered material: Cu on MoS2"

Y. Han, M. C. Tringides, J. W. Evans, and P. A. Thiel, Phys. Rev. Res. 2, 013182 (2020). "Adsorption, intercalation, diffusion, and adhesion of Cu at the 2H-MoS2 (0001) surface from first-principles calculations"

W. Li, L. Huang, M. C. Tringides, J. W. Evans, and Y. Han, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 11, 9725 (2020). “Thermodynamic Preference for Atom Adsorption on versus Intercalation into Multilayer Graphene

S. Chen, P. A. Thiel, E. Conrad, and M. C. Tringides, Phys. Rev. Mater. 4, 124005 (2020). “Growth and stability of Pb intercalated phases under graphene on SiC

M. Kim, M. Hupalo, M. C. Tringides, B. Schrunk, A. Kaminski, K.-M. Ho, and C.-Z. Wang, J. Phys. Chem. C 124, 28132 (2020). “Electronic Structure of Double-Layer Epitaxial Graphene on SiC(0001) Modified by Gd Intercalation” 

S. Owczarek, R. Topolnicki, L. Markowski, and M. C. Tringides, J. Alloys Compd. 819, 153030 (2020). "Characterization of (In,Pb)/Si(111): Tuning normal and lateral atom distributions in mixed metal systems"


Publications 2019

A. Lii-Rosales, Y. Han, K. C. Lai, D. Jing, M. C. Tringides, J. W. Evans, and P. A. Thiel, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 37, 061403 (2019). "Fabricating Fe nanocrystals via encapsulation at the graphite surface"

S. Chen, M. Horn von Hoegen, P. A. Thiel and M. C. Tringides. Phys. Rev. B 100, 155307 (2019). "Diffraction paradox: An unusually broad diffraction background marks high quality graphene"

T. Jaroch, S. Chen, R. Zdyb, M. Jałochowski, P. A. Thiel, and M. C. Tringides, J. Cryst. Growth 523, 125137 (2019). "Non-classical nucleation and collective diffusion in epitaxially grown ultrathin films"

K. Idczak, E. Wachowicz, A. Próchnicka, L. Markowski, and M. C. Tringides, Appl. Surf. Sci. 487, 1348 (2019). "An investigation of thin Zn films on 4H-SiC(0001)graphene"

S. E. Julien, A. Lii-Rosales, K. T. Wan, Y. Han, M. C. Tringides, J. W. Evans, and P. A. Thiel. Nanoscale 11, 6445 (2019). "Squeezed nanocrystals: equilibrium configuration of metal clusters embedded beneath the surface of a layered material."

Y. Han, A. Lii-Rosales, M. C. Tringides, J. W. Evans, and P. A. Thiel. Surface Science 685, 48 (2019). "Surface energies, adhesion energies, and exfoliation energies relevant to copper-graphene and copper-graphite systems"

Y. Han, A. Lii-Rosales, M. C. Tringides, J. W. Evans, and P. A. Thiel. Phys. Rev. B 99, 115415 (2019). "Energetics of Cu adsorption and intercalation at graphite step edges"

N. A. Anderson, M. Hupalo, D. Keavney, M. Tringides, and D. Vaknin, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 474, 666 (2019). "Intercalated rare-earth metals under graphene on SiC"


Publications 2018

A. Lii-Rosales, Y. Han, K. M. Yu, D. Jing, N. Anderson, D. Vaknin, M. C. Tringides, J. W. Evans, M. S. Altman, and P. A. Thiel, Nanotechnology 29, 505601 (2018). "Reverse-engineering of graphene on metal surfaces: a case study of embedded ruthenium"

A. Lii-Rosales, Y. Han, J. W. Evans, D. Jing, Y. Zhou, M. C. Tringides, M. Kim, C.-Z. Wang, and P. A. Thiel, J. Phys. Chem. C 122, 4454 (2018). "Formation of Multilayer Cu Islands Embedded beneath the Surface of Graphite: Characterization and Fundamental Insights"

Y. Zhou, A. Lii-Rosales, M. Kim, M. Wallingford, D. Jing, M. C. Tringides, C.-Z. Wang, and P. A. Thiel, Carbon N. Y. 127, 305 (2018). "Defect-mediated, thermally-activated encapsulation of metals at the surface of graphite"


Publications 2017

N. A. Anderson, M. Hupalo, D. Keavney, M. C. Tringides, and D. Vaknin, Phys. Rev. Mater. 1, 054005 (2017). "Intercalated europium metal in epitaxial graphene on SiC"

N. A. Anderson, Q. Zhang, M. Hupalo, R. A. Rosenberg, M. C. Tringides, and D. Vaknin, J. Appl. Phys. 121, 014310 (2017). "Magnetite nano-islands on silicon-carbide with graphene"

N. A. Anderson, Q. Zhang, M. Hupalo, R. A. Rosenberg, J. W. Freeland, M. C. Tringides, and D. Vaknin, J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 435, 212 (2017). "Magnetic properties of Dy nano-islands on graphene"

L. Huang, Y. Wu, M. T. Hershberger, D. Mou, B. Schrunk, M. C. Tringides, M. Hupalo, and A. Kaminski, Phys. Rev. B 96, 035411 (2017).. "Effects of moiré lattice structure on electronic properties of graphene"

M. Kim, M. C. Tringides, M. T. Hershberger, S. Chen, M. Hupalo, P. A. Thiel, C. Z. Wang, and K. M. Ho, Carbon N. Y. 123, 93 (2017). "Manipulation of Dirac cones in intercalated epitaxial graphene"

C. Brand, S. Muff, M. Fanciulli, H. Pfnür, M. C. Tringides, J. H. Dil, and C. Tegenkamp, Phys. Rev. B 96, 035432 (2017). "Spin-resolved band structure of a densely packed Pb monolayer on Si(111)"

A. Lii-Rosales, Y. Zhou, M. Wallingford, C.-Z. Wang, M. C. Tringides, and P. A. Thiel, Phys. Rev. Mater. 1, 026002 (2017). "Formation of Dysprosium Carbide on the Graphite (0001) Surface"

D. Appy, M. Wallingford, D. Jing, R. Ott, M. C. Tringides, G. Richter, and P. A. Thiel, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A Vacuum, Surfaces, Film. 35, 061401 (2017). "Thermally activated diffusion of copper into amorphous carbon"

Y. Han, A. Lii-Rosales, Y. Zhou, C.-J. Wang, M. Kim, M. C. Tringides, C.-Z. Wang, P. A. Thiel, and J. W. Evans, Phys. Rev. Mater. 1, 053403 (2017). "Nucleation and growth kinetics for intercalated islands during deposition on layered materials with isolated pointlike surface defects"

Exploring mysteries on the surface: 2-D materials reveal surprising properties (February 10, 2017)

Scientists move graphene closer to transistor applications (August 29, 2017)


Publications 2016

H. Hattab, M. Hupalo, M. T. Hershberger, M. Horn von Hoegen, and M. C. Tringides, Surf. Sci. 646, 50 (2016). "A combined STM and SPA-LEED study of the “explosive” nucleation and collective diffusion in Pb/Si(111)"

M. Jałochowski, R. Zdyb, and M. C. Tringides, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 086101 (2016). "Correlations between in situ conductivity and epitaxial morphology in ultrathin Pb/Si(111)-(7×7)"

X. Liu, C. Z. Wang, M. Hupalo, H. Q. Lin, K. M. Ho, P. A. Thiel, and M. C. Tringides, Nano Res. 9, 1434 (2016). "Metal intercalation induced selective adatom mass transport on graphene"

E. J. Kwolek, H. Lei, A. Lii-Rosales, M. Wallingford, Y. Zhou, C.-Z. Wang, M. C. Tringides, J. W. Evans, and P. A. Thiel, J. Chem. Phys. 145, 211902 (2016). "Adsorption of dysprosium on the graphite (0001) surface: Nucleation and growth at 300 K"

D. McDougall, H. Hattab, M. T. Hershberger, M. Hupalo, M. Horn von Hoegen, P. A. Thiel, and M. C. Tringides, Carbon N. Y. 108, 283 (2016). "Dy uniform film morphologies on graphene studied with SPA-LEED and STM"

X. Liu, C.-Z. Wang, M. Hupalo, K.-M. Ho, P. A. Thiel, and M. C. Tringides, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 31238 (2016). "Interplay between surface and surface resonance states on height selective stability of fcc Dy(111) film at nanoscale"


Publications 2015

X. Liu, Y. Han, J. W. Evans, A. K. Engstfeld, R. J. Behm, M. C. Tringides, M. Hupalo, H. Q. Lin, L. Huang, K. M. Ho, D. Appy, P. A. Thiel, and C. Z. Wang, Prog. Surf. Sci. 90, 397 (2015). "Growth Morphology and Properties of Metals on Graphene"

L.-L. Wang, D. D. Johnson, and M. C. Tringides, Phys. Rev. B 92, 245405 (2015). "C60-induced Devil's Staircase transformation on a Pb/Si(111) wetting layer"

"'Explosive' atom movement is new window into growing metal nanostructure" (April 7, 2015)


Publications 2014

X. Liu, C.-Z. Wang, M. Hupalo, H.-Q. Lin, K.-M. Ho, and M. C. Tringides, Phys. Rev. B 89, 041401 (2014). "Quantum confinement induced oscillatory electric field on a stepped Pb(111) film and its influence on surface reactivity"

C. Brun, T. Cren, V. Cherkez, F. Debontridder, S. Pons, D. Fokin, M. C. Tringides, S. Bozhko, L. B. Ioffe, B. L. Altshuler, and D. Roditchev, Nat. Phys. 10, 444 (2014). "Remarkable effects of disorder on superconductivity of single atomic layers of lead on silicon"

D. Appy, H. Lei, C.-Z. Wang, M. C. Tringides, D.-J. Liu, J. W. Evans, and P. A. Thiel, Prog. Surf. Sci. 89, 219 (2014). "Transition metals on the (0001) surface of graphite: Fundamental aspects of adsorption, diffusion, and morphology"

D. Appy, H. Lei, Y. Han, C.-Z. Wang, M. C. Tringides, D. Shao, E. J. Kwolek, J. W. Evans, and P. A. Thiel, Phys. Rev. B 90, 195406 (2014). "Determining whether metals nucleate homogeneously on graphite: A case study with copper"

X. Liu, C.-Z. Wang, H.-Q. Lin, M. Hupalo, P. A. Thiel, K.-M. Ho, and M. C. Tringides, Phys. Rev. B 90, 155444 (2014). "Structures and magnetic properties of Fe clusters on graphene"

M. T. Hershberger, M. Hupalo, P. A. Thiel, C. Z. Wang, K. M. Ho, and M. C. Tringides, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 236101 (2014). "Nonclassical Explosive Nucleation in Pb/Si(111) at Low Temperatures"


Selected publications prior to 2014

M. T. Hershberger, M. Hupalo, P. A. Thiel, and M. C. Tringides, J. Phys. Condens. Matter 25, 225005 (2013). "Growth of fcc(111) Dy multi-height islands on 6H-SiC(0001) graphene"

S. M. Binz, M. Hupalo, X. Liu, C. Z. Wang, W. C. Lu, P. A. Thiel, K. M. Ho, E. H. Conrad, and M. C. Tringides, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 1 (2012). "High Island Densities and Long Range Repulsive Interactions: Fe on Epitaxial Graphene" 

T. Li, L. Luo, M. Hupalo, J. Zhang, M. C. Tringides, J. Schmalian, and J. Wang, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 167401 (2012). "Femtosecond Population Inversion and Stimulated Emission of Dense Dirac Fermions in Graphene"

X. J. Liu, C. Z. Wang, Y. X. Yao, W. C. Lu, M. Hupalo, M. C. Tringides, and K. M. Ho, Phys. Rev. B 83, 235411 (2011). "Bonding and Charge Transfer by Metal Adatom Adsorption on Graphene"

M. Hupalo, X. Liu, C. Wang, W. Lu, Y. Yao, K. Ho, and M. C. Tringides, Adv. Mater. 23, 2082 (2011). "Metal Nanostructure Formation on Graphene: Weak versus Strong Bonding"

M. Hupalo, S. Binz, and M. C. Tringides, J. Phys. Condens. Matter 23, 045005 (2011). "Strong Metal Adatom-Substrate Interaction of Gd and Fe with Graphene"

M. C. Tringides, M. Hupalo, K. L. Man, M. M. T. Loy, and M. S. Altman, Springer Ser. Surf. Sci. 47, 39 (2011). "Wetting layer super-diffusive motion and QSE growth in Pb/Si"

X. J. Liu, C. Z. Wang, M. Hupalo, Y. X. Yao, M. C. Tringides, W. C. Lu, and K. M. Ho, Phys. Rev. B 82, 245408 (2010). "Adsorption and Growth Morphology of Rare-Earth Metals on Graphene Studied by Ab Initio Calculations and Scanning Tunneling Microscopy."

M. C. Tringides and M. Hupalo, J. Phys. Condens. Matter 22, 264002 (2010). "Surface diffusion experiments with STM: equilibrium correlations and non-equilibrium low temperature growth"

B. Ünal, A. Belianinov, P. A. Thiel, and M. C. Tringides, Phys. Rev. B 81, 085411 (2010). "Lattice expansion in islands stabilized by electron confinement: Ag on Si(111)-7x7"

Z. Kuntová, M. C. Tringides, S. M. Binz, M. Hupalo, and Z. Chvoj, Surf. Sci. 604, 519 (2010). "Controlling nucleation rates in nanostructures with electron confinement"

M. Hupalo, E. H. Conrad, and M. C. Tringides, Phys. Rev. B 80, 041401 (2009). "Growth mechanism for epitaxial graphene on vicinal 6H-SiC(0001) surfaces: A scanning tunneling microscopy study"

S. M. Binz, M. Hupalo, and M. C. Tringides, J. Appl. Phys. 105, 094307 (2009). "Quantum size effect dependent critical size cluster and finite size effects"

M. Li, C. Z. Wang, J. W. Evans, M. Hupalo, M. C. Tringides, and K. M. Ho, Phys. Rev. B 79, 113404 (2009). "Competition between area and height evolution of Pb islands on a Si(111) surface"

S. M. Binz, M. Hupalo, and M. C. Tringides, Phys. Rev. B 78, 193407 (2008). "Height-dependent nucleation and ideal layer by layer growth in Pb/Pb(111)/Si(111)"

J. Chen, M. Hupalo, M. Ji, C. Z. Wang, K. M. Ho, and M. C. Tringides, Phys. Rev. B 77, 233302 (2008). "Crystallographic phase transition and island height selection in In/Si(111) growth"

K. L. Man, M. C. Tringides, M. M. T. Loy, and M. S. Altman, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 226102 (2008). "Anomalous Mass Transport in the Pb Wetting Layer on the Si(111) Surface"

M. C. Tringides, M. Jałochowski, and E. Bauer, Phys. Today 60, 50 (2007). "Quantum Size Effects in Metallic Nanostructures"

M. Li, J. W. Evans, C. Z. Wang, M. Hupalo, M. C. Tringides, T. L. Chan, and K. M. Ho, Surf. Sci. 601, L140 (2007). "Strongly-driven coarsening of height-selected Pb islands on Si(111)"

M. Yakes, M. Hupalo, M. A. Zaluska-Kotur, Z. W. Gortel, and M. C. Tringides, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 135504 (2007). "Low-Temperature Ultrafast Mobility in Systems with Long-Range Repulsive Interactions: Pb/Si(111)"

M. Hupalo and M. C. Tringides, Phys. Rev. B 75, 235443 (2007). "Ultrafast kinetics in Pb/Si(111) from the collective spreading of the wetting layer"

T. L. Chan, C. Z. Wang, M. Hupalo, M. C. Tringides, and K. M. Ho, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 226102 (2006). "Quantum Size Effect on the Diffusion Barriers and Growth Morphology of Pb/Si(111)"

C. A. Jeffrey, E. H. Conrad, R. Feng, M. Hupalo, C. Kim, P. J. Ryan, P. F. Miceli, and M. C. Tringides, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 2 (2006). "Influence of Quantum Size Effects on Island Coarsening"

Z. Kuntova, M. Hupalo, Z. Chvoj, and M. C. Tringides, Surf. Sci. 600, 4765 (2006). "Non-classical kinetics processes and morphologies in QSE driven growth in Pb/Si(111)"

R. Feng, E. H. Conrad, M. C. Tringides, C. Kim, and P. F. Miceli, Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 3866 (2004). "Wetting-layer transformation for Pb nanocrystals grown on Si(111)"

M. Hupalo, J. Schmalian, and M. C. Tringides, Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 216106 (2003). "Devil's Staircase" in Pb/Si(111) Ordered Phases"