Anion-induced palladium nanoparticle formation during the on-surface growth of molecular assemblies

Michael Morozov, Tatyana Bendikov, Guennadi Evmenenko, Pulak Dutta, Michal Lahav, Milko van der Boom

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We demonstrate a process that results in the formation of palladium nanoparticles during the assembly of molecular thin films. These nanoparticles are embedded in the films and are generated by a chemical reaction of the counter anions of the molecular components with the metal salt that is used for cross-linking these components.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2683-2686
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 2016


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Catalysis
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Metals and Alloys

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