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Nonvolatile memory based on redox-active Ruthenium molecular monolayers

October 14, 2019
Author(s)
Kai Jiang, Sujitra J. Pookpanratana, Tong Ren, Sean Natoli, Brent A. Sperling, Joseph W. Robertson, Curt A. Richter, Sheng Yu, Qiliang Li
A monolayer of diruthenium molecules was self-assembled onto the silicon oxide surface in a semiconductor capacitor structure with a ‘click’ reaction for nonvolatile memory applications. The attachment of the active molecular monolayer was verified by x

Contact and Non-Contact Measurement of Electronic Transport in Individual 2D SnS Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals

September 24, 2018
Author(s)
Adam J. Biacchi, Son T. Le, Brian G. Alberding, Joseph A. Hagmann, Sujitra J. Pookpanratana, Edwin J. Heilweil, Curt A. Richter, Angela R. Hight Walker
Colloidal-based solution syntheses offer a scalable and cost-efficient means of producing 2D nanomaterials in high yield. While much progress has been made towards the controlled and tailorable synthesis of semiconductor nanocrystals in solution, it

Controllable Wide-range n- and p-Doping of Monolayer Group 6 Transition-metal Disulfides and Diselenides

July 30, 2018
Author(s)
Siyuan Zhang, Heather M. Hill, Curt A. Richter, Angela R. Hight Walker, Barlow Stephen, Seth Marder, Christina A. Hacker, Sujitra J. Pookpanratana
Developing processes to controllably dope transition-metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) is critical to achieving commercial integration for optical and electrical applications. In this study, molecular reductants and oxidants are introduced onto a series of

Electronic Properties and Structure of Single Crystal Perylene

June 6, 2018
Author(s)
Sujitra J. Pookpanratana, Katelyn Goetz, Emily G. Bittle, Hamna Haneef, Lin You, Christina A. Hacker, Steven W. Robey, Oana Jurchescu, Ruslan Ovsyannikov, Erika Giangrisostomi
The transport properties of electronic devices made from single crystalline molecular semiconductors outperform those composed of thin-films. To further understand the superiority of these extrinsic properties, an understanding of the intrinsic electronic

Contrasting Transport and Electrostatic Properties of Selectively Fluorinated Alkanethiol Monolayers with Embedded Dipoles

February 7, 2018
Author(s)
Robert C. Bruce, Lin You, Anja Forster, Sujitra J. Pookpanratana, Olivia Pomerenk, Han Ju Lee, Maria D. Marquez, Rashid Ghanbaripour, Oussama Zensani, T R. Lee, Christina A. Hacker
Surface dipoles are a powerful tool in interfacial modification for improving device output via energy level matching. Fluorinated alkanethiols show strong promise for these applications as they can generate large and tunable dipoles based on fluorine

Measuring the dielectric and optical response of millimeter-scale amorphous and hexagonal boron nitride films grown on epitaxial graphene

December 1, 2017
Author(s)
Albert F. Rigosi, Heather M. Hill, Nicholas R. Glavin, Sujitra J. Pookpanratana, Yanfei Yang, Alexander G. Boosalis, Jiuning Hu, Anthony Rice, Andrew A. Allerman, Nhan V. Nguyen, Christina A. Hacker, Randolph E. Elmquist, Angela R. Hight Walker, David B. Newell
Monolayer epitaxial graphene (EG), grown on the Si face of SiC, is an advantageous material for a variety of electronic and optical applications. EG forms as a single crystal over millimeter- scale areas and consequently, the large scale single crystal can

Electronic and Chemical Structure of 2D materials

October 4, 2017
Author(s)
Sujitra J. Pookpanratana
The drive to produce smaller, faster, lower power electronic components for computing is pushing the semiconductor industry to nanometer-scale device structures. Atomically thin two-dimensional (2D) materials such as transitional metal dichalcogenides

Interface Engineering for Nanoelectronics

August 16, 2017
Author(s)
Christina A. Hacker, Robert C. Bruce, Sujitra J. Pookpanratana
Innovation in the electronics industry is tied to interface engineering as devices increasingly incorporate new materials and shrink. Molecular layers offer a versatile means of tuning interfacial electronic, chemical, physical, and magnetic properties

Epitaxially-grown self-assembled Bi2Se3/Bi2MnSe4 multilayer heterostructures

August 14, 2017
Author(s)
Joseph A. Hagmann, Xiang Li, Si-Ning Dong, Sergei Rouvimov, Sujitra J. Pookpanratana, Kin Man Yu, Tatyana Orlova, Curt A. Richter, David G. Seiler, Xinyu Liu, Jacek K. Furdyna, Margaret Dobrowolska
Progress in understanding topologically non-trivial systems offers the promise of predicting novel systems that demonstrate the remarkable properties associated with topological systems, such as unidirectional spin-polarized surface current and the

Chemical-doping-driven crossover from disordered graphene to "ordinary metal" in epitaxial grapheme grown on SiC

August 1, 2017
Author(s)
Chiashain Chuang, Yanfei Yang, Sujitra J. Pookpanratana, Christina A. Hacker, Chi-Te Liang, Randolph E. Elmquist
Atmospheric chemical doping can be used to modify the electronic properties of graphene. Although extensive experimental work on tuning atmospheric chemical doping of graphene has been reported, such a study of graphene on SiC is still lacking. Here we

Zn-Se-Cd-S interlayer formation at the CdS/Cu2ZnSnSe4 thin-film solar cell interface

June 14, 2017
Author(s)
Marcus Baer, Ingrid Repins, Lothar Weinhardt, Jan Alsmeier, Sujitra J. Pookpanratana, Monika Blum, Wanli Yang, Clemens Heske, Regan Wilks, Rommel Noufi
The chemical structure of the CdS/Cu2ZnSnSe4 (CZTSe) interface was studied by a combination of different surface-sensitive and near-surface bulk-sensitive electron and x-ray spectroscopies. We find a CdS deposition-induced “redistribution” of elements in

Electronic Structure of Single Crystal a-Perylene

March 16, 2017
Author(s)
Sujitra J. Pookpanratana, Katelyn Goetz, Ruslan Ovsyannikov, Erika Giangrisostomi, Emily G. Bittle, Oana Jurchescu, Steven W. Robey, Christina A. Hacker
In organic electronics, the highest estimated charge mobility in a device is typically achieved when the organic semiconductor is a single crystal. However, the measurement of the electronic and chemical structure of organic single crystals by

Trapping States of Mixed-Isomer Organic Semiconductors within Organic Field-Effect Transistors

December 14, 2016
Author(s)
Peter Diemer, Jacori Hayes, Evan Welchman, Rawad Hallani, Sujitra J. Pookpanratana, Christina A. Hacker, Curt A. Richter, Timo Thonhauser, Oana Jurchescu
Organic field effect transistor (OFET) performance is dictated by the composition and geometry of the device, as well as the quality of the organic semiconductor (OSC) film, which strongly depends on the purity and structural defects. When present, these

Integration of Redox-Active Diruthenium-based Molecular Layer onto Electrodes for Memory Device Applications

November 10, 2016
Author(s)
Sujitra J. Pookpanratana, Hao Zhu, Joseph W. Robertson, Sean Natoli, Emily G. Bittle, Curt A. Richter, Tong Ren, Qiliang Li, Christina A. Hacker
Attaching and integrating electrochemically-active molecules to a variety of different surfaces is of importance for applications in catalysis, memory devices, and molecular electronics. With the increasing demand for personal electronics, growth in Flash

Polymorphism in the 1:1 Charge-Transfer Complex DBTTF-TCNQ and Its Effects on Optical and Electronic Properties

September 14, 2016
Author(s)
Katelyn Goetz, Jun?ya Tsutsumi, Sujitra J. Pookpanratana, Jihua Chen, Curt A. Richter, Christina A. Hacker, Tatsuo Hasegawa, Oana Jurchescu
The organic charge-transfer (CT) complex dibenzotetrathiafulvalene – 7,7,8,8-tetracyanoquinodimethane (DBTTF-TCNQ) is found to crystallize in two polymorphs when grown by physical vapor transport: the known α-polymorph and a new structure, the β-polymorph

Non-volatile Memory Devices with Redox-active Diruthenium Molecular Compound

February 12, 2016
Author(s)
Sujitra J. Pookpanratana, Hao Zhu, Emily G. Bittle, Sean Natoli, Tong Ren, Curt A. Richter, Qiliang Li, Christina A. Hacker
Non-volatile Flash-based memory devices, which incorporate a novel redox-active diruthenium molecule, is demonstrated. The memory device is in a capacitor structure, metal/oxide/molecule/oxide/silicon, where the diruthenium molecule is covalently attached

Self-Assembled Monolayers Impact Cobalt Interfacial Structure in Nanoelectronic Junctions

March 5, 2015
Author(s)
Sujitra J. Pookpanratana, Leigh Lydecker, Curt A. Richter, Christina A. Hacker
The formation of molecular monolayers on template-stripped cobalt surfaces is reported. The quality of the alkane-based molecular structure was confirmed through spectroscopic measurements. We find that the self-assembly of bifunctional molecules has

Attachment of a Reduction-Oxidative Active Diruthenium Compound to Au and Si Surfaces by “Click” Chemistry

August 10, 2014
Author(s)
Sujitra J. Pookpanratana, Joseph W. Robertson, Curt A. Richter, Christina A. Hacker, Lee J. Richter, Julia Savchenko, Steven Cummings, Tong Ren
We report the formation of molecular monolayers containing redox-active diruthenium(II,III) compound to gold and silicon surfaces via “click” chemistry. The use of Cu-catalyzed azide-alkyne cycloaddition enables modular design of molecular surfaces and

Interface Engineering to Control Magnetic Field Effects of Organic-Based Devices by Using a Molecular Self-Assembled Monolayer

June 26, 2014
Author(s)
Hyuk-Jae Jang, Sujitra J. Pookpanratana, Alyssa N. Brigeman, Regis J. Kline, James I. Basham, David J. Gundlach, Christina A. Hacker, Oleg A. Kirillov, Oana Jurchescu, Curt A. Richter
Organic semiconductors hold immense promise for the development of a wide range of innovative devices with their excellent electronic and manufacturing characteristics. Of particular interest are non-magnetic organic semiconductors that show unusual