List of publications

43. Violeta Iancu, Kai-Felix Braun, Koen Schouteden, Chris Van Haesendonck
‘Probing the Electronic Properties of Trimesic Acid Nanoporous Networks on Au(111)’

Langmuir 29(37), 11593 – 11599 (2013). 

42. K.-F. Braun
‘Calculating a local oscillating quasiparticle's lifetime at screened defects in solids'

Applied Physics A 111 4(2013), 1147-1150. 

41. S. Sievers, K.-F. Braun, D. Eberbeck, S. Gustafsson, E. Olsson, H.W. Schumacher, U. Siegner
Quantitative measurement of the magnetic moment of individual magnetic nanoparticles by magnetic force microscopy'
Small 8(17), 2675 (2012).

 

40. A. Deshpande, K.-F. Braun and S.-W. Hla

‘Determination of chemical specific atomic interaction with scanning tunneling microscope'
Appl. Phys. Lett.
99, 221902 (2011).

 

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39. K. Clark , A. Hassanien , S. Khan , K.-F. Braun, H. Tanaka and S.-W. Hla

Superconductivity in just four pairs of (BETS)2GaCl4 molecules'
Nature Nanotechnology 5, 261 - 265 (2010). Published online: 28 March 2010.

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38. K.-F. Braun, and S.-W. Hla
‘Inelastic Quasiparticle lifetimes of the Shockley surface state band on Ni(111)'
Applied Physics A
98 3(2010), 583.

37. P.Y. Zhang, R. Hiergeist, M. Albrecht, K.-F. Braun, S.Sievers, J. Lüdke, and H.L. Ge
Enhancement in the coercivity in Nd2Fe14B/α -Fe nanocomposite alloys by Ti doping'
Journal of Applied Physics 106 (2009), 073904.
 

36. K.-F. Braun, S. Sievers, M. Albrecht, U. Siegner, K. Landfester, V. Holzapfel
Stability of the magnetic domain structure of nanoparticle thin films against external fields '
Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 321 (2009), pp. 3719-3725.

35. K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder
'Ni(111) surface state observed with Scanning Tunneling Microscopy'
Physical Review B 77 (2008), 245429.
Appearance in the Kaleidoskope of Phys. Rev. B.
Selected to appear in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.

34. K.-F. Braun, S.-W. Hla
'Charge transfer in the TCNQ-sexithiophene complex'
Journal of Chemical Physics 129 (2008), 064707.
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33. F. Jäckel, U.G.E. Perera, V. Iancu, K.-F. Braun, N. Koch, J.P. Rabe, S.-W. Hla
'Investigating molecular charge transfer complexes with a low temperature scanning tunnelling microscope'
Phys. Rev. Lett. 100 (2008), 126102.
Selected to appear in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.

32. H. Glowatzki, S. Duhm, K.-F. Braun, J.P. Rabe, N. Koch
'Molecular chains and carpets of sexithiophenes on Au(111)'
Physical Review B 76 (2007), 125425.

Selected to appear in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.

31. K.-F. Braun, W.-H. Soe, C. Vlipse, K.-H. Rieder
'Electromigration of single metal atoms observed by scanning tunneling microscopy.'
Appl. Phys. Lett. 90 (2007), 023118.

Selected to appear in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.

30. K.-F. Braun, S.-W. Hla
'Force measurement with a scanning tunneling microscope.'

Physical Review B 75 (2007), 033406.

Selected to appear in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology and in Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research.

29. K.-F. Braun, V. Iancu, N. Pertaya, K.-H. Rieder, S.-W. Hla
'Decompositional, incommensurate growth of Ferrocene molecules on a Au(111) surface.'
Phys. Rev. Lett. 96 (2006), 246102.

Selected to appear in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.

28. A. Deshpande, K. Clark, D. Acharya, J. Vaughn, K.-F. Braun, S.-W. Hla
'Atomistic constructions by using Scanning Tunneling Microscope Tip.'

IEEE Nano 2006 Proceedings, 562-564 (2006).

27. K.-H. Rieder, G. Meyer, S.-W. Hla, F. Moresco, K.-F. Braun, K. Morgenstern, J. Repp, S. Fölsch, L. Bartels
'The scanning tunneling microscope as an operative tool: doing physics and chemistry with single atoms and molecules.'
Nova Acta Leopoldina NF92 340 (2005), pp. 29.

26. K.-H. Rieder, G. Meyer, F. Moresco, K. Morgenstern, S.-W. Hla, J. Repp, M. Alemani, L. Grill, L. Gross, M. Mehlhorn, H. Gawronski, V. Simic-Milosevic, J. Henzl, K.-F. Braun, S. Fölsch, L. Bartels
'Force Induced and Electron Stimulated STM Manipulations: Routes to Artificial Nanostructures as well as to Molecular Contacts, Engines, and Switches.'
J. Phys.: Conference Series Vol. 19 (2005), 175-181.

25. K.-F. Braun, and S.-W. Hla
'Probing the conformation of physisorbed molecules at the atomic-scale using STM manipulation.'

Nano Lett. 5 (2005), 73.

24. S.-W. Hla, K.-F. Braun, B. Wassermann, K.-H. Rieder
'Controlled low-temperature molecular manipulation of sexiphenyl molecules on Ag(111) using scanning tunneling microscopy'
Phys. Rev. Lett. 93 (2004), 208302.

23. K.-H. Rieder , G. Meyer , S.-W. Hla , F. Moresco , K.-F. Braun , K. Morgenstern , J. Repp , S. Fölsch , L. Bartels
'The scanning tunnelling microscope as an operative tool: doing physics and chemistry with single atoms and molecules.'
Philos. Transact. A Math. Phys. Eng. Sci. 362 (1819) (2004), pp. 1207.

22. S.-W. Hla, K.-F. Braun, V. Iancu, and A. Deshpande
'Single atom extraction by scanning tunneling microscope tip-crash and nanoscale surface engineering'
Nano Lett.
4 (2004), pp. 1997.

21. K.-F. Braun and S.-W. Hla
'Properties of Single Molecules: Manipulation, Dissociation and Synthesis with the Scanning Tunneling Microscope',
pp. 183 - 208 in Properties of Single Molecules on Crystal Surfaces, Editor F. Rosei, Imperial College Press/American Scientific Publishers (2004).

20. K. Morgenstern, K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder
'Direct Imaging of Cu Dimer Formation, Motion, and Interaction with Cu Atoms on Ag(111)'
Phys. Rev. Lett. 93 (2004), 056102.

19. N. Pertaya, K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder
'On the stability of Besocke type scanners'
Rev. Sci. Instr. 75 (2004), 2608.

Selected to appear in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.

18. K.-F. Braun, S.-W. Hla, N. Pertaya, H.-W. Soe, C.F.J. Flipse, K.-H. Rieder
'Force, current and field effects in single atom manipulation'
invited article AIP Conference Proceedings 696 (2003), 109.
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17. S.-W. Hla, K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder
'Movement of atoms during a quantum corral construction'
Physical Review B 67 (2003), 201402(R).

16. K.-F. Braun, F. Moresco, K. Morgenstern, S. Fölsch, J. Repp, S.-W. Hla, G. Meyer, and K.-H. Rieder
'Manipulation of atoms and molecules for construction of nanosystems: The scanning tunneling microscope as an operative tool'
International Journal of Nanoscience 2 (2003), 1.

15. K.-H. Rieder, G. Meyer, K.-F. Braun, S.-W. Hla, F. Moresco, K. Morgenstern, J. Repp, S. Fölsch, L. Bartels
The STM as an Operative Tool: Physics and Chemistry with Single Atoms and Molecules'
Europhysics News 34/3 (2003), 95 .

14. K.-F. Braun, G. Meyer, F. Moresco, S.-W. Hla, K. Morgenstern, S. Fölsch, J. Repp and K.-H. Rieder
'Atomic Manipulation by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy'
pp.111-134 in Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Editor H.S. Nalwa, American Scientific Publishers (2003).

13. C.-Z. Gu, K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder
'Single atomic manipulation and writing with scanning tunnelling microscopy at low temperatures'
Chin. Phys. 11 (2002), 1042.

12. K. Morgenstern, K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder
'Surface state depopulation on small Ag(111) terraces'
Phys. Rev. Lett. 89 (2002), 226801.

11. J. Christiansen, K. Morgenstern, J. Schiøtz, K.W. Jacobsen, K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder, E. Laegsgaard, F. Besenbacher
'Atomic-scale structure of dislocations revealed by scanning tunneling microscopy and molecular dynamics '
Phys. Rev. Lett. 88 (2002), 206106.

Selected to appear in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.

10. K.-F. Braun and K.-H. Rieder
'Engineering electronic lifetimes in artificial atomic structures'
Phys. Rev. Lett.
88 (2002), 096801.

9. K.-F. Braun, F. Moresco, K. Morgenstern, S. Fölsch, J. Repp, S.-W. Hla, G. Meyer and K.-H. Rieder
'Manipulation of atoms and molecules for contruction of nanosystems: The scanning tunneling microscope as an operative tool'
Contribution to the Yearbook 2001 of the Scientific Society of Berlin (BWG).

8. G. Meyer, F. Moresco, S.-W. Hla, J. Repp, K.-F. Braun, S. Fölsch, K.-H. Rieder,
'Manipulation of atoms and molecules with the low-temperature scanning tunneling microscope'
Jap.
J. App. Phys. 40 (2001), 4409.

7. F. Moresco, S.-W. Hla, J. Repp, K.-F. Braun, S. Fölsch, G. Meyer, K.-H. Rieder,
'Manipulation of atoms, molecules and clusters for construction of nanosystems'
Chin. Phys. 10 (2001), 10.

6. R. Lin, K.-F. Braun, H. Tang, U.J. Quaade, F.C. Krebs, G. Meyer, C. Joachim, K.-H. Rieder, K. Stokbro
'Imaging and manipulation of a large polar molecule on Ag(111)'
Surface Science 477 (2001), 198.

5. K.-F. Braun, S. Fölsch, G. Meyer, K.-H. Rieder
'Observation of charge-density wave domains on the Cr(110) surface by low-temperature scanning tunneling microscopy'
Phys. Rev. Lett. 85 (2000), 3500.

4. K.-F. Braun, D. Farias, S. Fölsch, K.-H. Rieder
'Fractal growth of LiF on Ag(111) studied by low-temperature STM'
Surface Science 454 - 456 (2000), 700.

3. D. Farias, K.-F. Braun, S. Fölsch, G. Meyer, K.-H. Rieder
'Observation of a novel nucleation mechanism at step-edges: LiF molecules on Ag(111)'
Surface Science 470 (2000), L93 - L98.

2. K.-H. Rieder, G. Meyer, K.-F. Braun, J. Repp, S. Zöphel, L. Bartels, S. Fölsch, S.-W. Hla, F. Moresco
'Low temperature Scanning Tunneling Microscopy: From Imaging to Atom Manipulation'

Proceedings of the Third Vietnamese-German Seminar on Physics and Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City, 3-8 April 2000,
in Physics & Engineering in Evolution, Prof. Dr. Do Tran Cat, Prof. Dr. Vo Thach Son, Prof. Dr. Annemarie Pucci (Eds.), 
Hanoi University of Technology Printing House, (2000), 6
.

1. G. Meyer, J. Repp, S. Zöphel, K.-F. Braun, S.-W. Hla, S. Fölsch, L. Bartels, F. Moresco, K.-H. Rieder,
'Controlled manipulation of atoms and small molecules with a low temperature scanning tunneling microscope'
Single Molecule 1 (2000), 79.


Contributions to conferences

  • 'Fractal growth of LiF on Ag(111) studied by low-temperature STM'
    K.-F. Braun, D. Farias, S. Fölsch, K.-H. Rieder
    ECOSS 18 in Wien, September 1999, poster.
  • 'Fractal growth of LiF on Ag(111) studied by low-temperature STM'
    K.-F. Braun, D. Farias, S. Fölsch, K.-H. Rieder
    CMD 18 in Montreux, März 2000, poster.
  • 'Abbildung der Ladungsdichtewelle auf Cr(110) mittels Tieftemperatur-RTM'
    K.-F. Braun, S. Fölsch, K.-H. Rieder
    Frühjahrstagung der DPG in Regensburg, März 2000, talk.
  • 'Charge density wave on Cr(110) investigated by low-temperature STM and STS'
    K.-F. Braun, S. Fölsch, K.-H. Rieder
    SPS 2000 in Hamburg, Juli 2000, poster.
  • 'Determination of electron lifetimes from standing wave pattern in an artificial atomic structure'
    K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder
    STM01 in Vancover, July 2001, talk.
  • 'Observation of Charge-density wave domains on Cr(110) by low-temperature STM'
    S. Fölsch, K.-F. Braun, G. Meyer, K.-H. Rieder
    STM01 in Vancover, July 2001, poster.
  • 'Electron lifetimes in an artificial atomic structure measured by low-temperature scanning tunneling microscopy'
    K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder
    ECOSS20 in Krakow, September 2001, talk.
  • 'Nanoscale-Construction with a scanning tunneling microscope tip.'
    Saw-Wai Hla, K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder
    APS march meeting 2002, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • 'Looking below the surface: From STM observation to dislocation structure.'
    J. Christiansen, K. Morgenstern, J. Schiøtz, K.W. Jacobsen, K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder, E. Laegsgaard, F. Besenbacher
    ECOSS21 June 2002, Malmö, Sweden.
  • 'Vibrational Microscopy/Spectroscopy and STM-Manipulation of single Sexi-Phenyl Molecules.'
    Saw-Wai Hla, K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder
    ECOSS21 June 2002, Malmö, Sweden.
  • 'Nanoscale-Construction with a scanning tunneling microscope tip.'
    Saw-Wai Hla, K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder
    ECOSS21 June 2002, Malmö, Sweden.
  • 'On the stability of Besocke type scanners.'
    Natalya Pertaya, K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder
    STM03 conference in Eindhoven, Netherlands, July 2003.
  • 'Manipulating Single Metal Atoms with the Scanning Tunneling Microscope'
    K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder, C.F. Flipse, S.-W. Hla
    AVS03 conference in Baltimore, USA, November 2003.
  • 'On the stability of Besocke type scanners.'
    Natalya Pertaya, K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder
    AVS03 conference in Baltimore, USA, November 2003.
  • 'The a-Ga (010) surface investigated by room and low temperature scanning tunneling microscopy.'
    Natalya Pertaya, K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder
    Ohio Nanosummit, Dayton, USA, March 2005.
  • 'A theoretical investigation of the charge transfer system TCNQ-F4 and α-sexithiophene.'
    K.-F. Braun, S.-W. Hla
    Ohio Nanosummit, Dayton, USA, March 2005.
  • 'The a-Ga (010) surface investigated by room and low temperature scanning tunneling microscopy.'
    Natalya Pertaya, K.-F. Braun, K.-H. Rieder
    APS meeting, Los Angeles, USA, March 2005.
  • 'The Ni(111) surface electrons investigated with low-temperature scanning tunneling spectroscopy.'
    K.-F. Braun, C.F.J. Flipse, K.-H. Rieder
    APS meeting, Los Angeles, USA, March 2005.
  • 'A theoretical investigation of the charge transfer system TCNQ-F4 and α-sexithiophene.'
    K.-F. Braun, S.-W. Hla
    APS meeting, Los Angeles, USA, March 2005.

  • ’Probing electron correlation effects of Ni(111) with STM’
    C.F.J. Vlipse, K.-F. Braun, A. Grechnev, K.-H. Rieder,
    APS meeting, Baltimore, USA, March 2006.

  • Piconewton force measurement with a scanning tunneling microscope’
    K.-F. Braun, Aparna Deshpande, S.-W. Hla,
    APS meeting, Baltimore, USA, March 2006.

  • ‘Vacancy Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy of Ag(111)’
    D.P. Acharya, K.-F. Braun, S.-W. Hla,
    APS meeting, Baltimore, USA, March 2006.

  •  Decompositional, incommensurate growth of Ferrocene molecules on a Au(111) surface’
    K.-F. Braun, V. Iancu, S.-W. Hla,
    APS meeting, Baltimore, USA, March 2006.

  • ‘Manipulation and Structure of Ferrocene molecule Islands on a Au(111) surface’,
    K.-F. Braun, V. Iancu, N. Pertaya, S.-W. Hla,
    SPS meeting, Hamburg, Germany, July 2006.

  • Single Molecule Investigations of Ferrocene with a Scanning Tunneling Microscope: Decompositional and Incommensurate Growth Behavior’,
    Natalya Pertaya, Kai Felix Braun, Violeta Iancu, Karl Heinz Rieder and Saw Wai Hla,
    MRS fall meeting, Boston, USA, November 2006.


  • QuaNTAMed - Messtechnik zur Qualitätssicherung magnetischer Nanoteilchen für Anwendungen in Medizin und Bioanalytik’,
    F. Ludwig, E. Heim, M. Schilling, D. Eberbeck, F. Wiekhorst, U. Steinhoff, L. Trahms, S. Sievers, K.-F. Braun, M. Albrecht, U. Siegner, H.-J. Barthelmess, C. Hinnrichs, Ch. Bergemann,
    3.BMBF-Symposium Nanobiotechnologie, Hannover, Germany, October 2007.

  • ‘Magnetization reversal in a twodimensional two-phase magnet’,
     Sibylle Sievers, Sven Schnittger, Sebastian Dreyer, Christian Jooss, Kai-Felix Braun, Uwe Siegner,
    DPG Conference, Berlin, Germany, March 2008.

  • ‘Force measurement with a scanning tunneling microscope’,
    Kai-Felix Braun and Saw-Wai Hla,
    DPG Conference, Berlin, Germany, March 2008.

  • ‘Atomic manipulation and tunneling spectroscopy on vacancy of Ag(111) surface studied with LT-STM’,
    D.P. Acharya, K.-F. Braun, S.-W. Hla,
    APS meeting, New Orleans, USA, March 2008.

  • ‘Force measurement with a scanning tunneling microscope’,
    Kai-Felix Braun and Saw-Wai Hla,
    APS meeting, New Orleans, USA, March 2008.

  • ‘A molecular switch made of charge transfer complexes on Au(111)’,
    U.G.E. Perera, F. Jäckel, V. Iancu, K.-F. Braun, N. Koch, J.P. Rabe, S.-W. Hla,
    APS meeting, New Orleans, USA, March 2008.

  • ‘Stability of the magnetic domain structure of nanoparticle thin films against external fields’,
    K.-F. Braun, S. Sievers, M. Albrecht, U. Siegner, K. Landfester, V. Holzapfel,
    DPG meeting, Dresden, March 2009.

  • ‘Charge transfer in the TCNQ-sexithiophene complex’,
    K.-F. Braun, and Saw-Wai Hla,
    DPG meeting, Dresden, March 2009.

  • ‘Quantitative analysis of the magnetic moments of individual magnetic nanoparticles by magnetic force microscopy’,
    S. Sievers, K.-F. Braun, D. Eberbeck, and H.W. Schumacher,
    Joint MMM-Intermag Conference, Washington, January 2010.

  • Engineering Superconductivity by Molecular Charge Transfer,
    Sajida Khan, K. Clark, A Hassenien, K.-F. Braun, H. Tanaka, and S.-W. Hla,
    APS March Meeting 2010.

  • An Ultra-Thin Molecular Superconductor Made from Charge Transfer Complexes,
    Kendal Clark, A. Hassenien, Sajida Khan, K.-F. Braun, H. Tanaka, and S.-W. Hla,
    APS March Meeting 2010.

  • ‘Quantitative magnetic force microscopy of magnetic nanoparticles and magnetic thin films’,
    S. Sievers, K.-F. Braun, D. Eberbeck, S. Gustafsson, E. Olsson, S. Vock, V. Neu, U. Siegner, H.W. Schumacher,
    ICNT, Paris, France, July 2012.

 

 

 

 

Invited talks

  • 'How long does an Electron live in an artificial atomic structure ?'
    NASI2 conference in the UCLA, USA, March 2002.
  • 'How long does an Electron live in an artificial atomic structure ?'
    CMSS colloquium in Ohio University, USA, April 2002.
  • 'Moving single atoms with a scanning tunnelling microscope'
    Nanophysics lecture in Eindhoven University, Netherlands, February 2003.
  • 'Moving single metal atoms with the scanning tunnelling microscope'
    STM03 conference in Eindhoven, Netherlands, July 2003.
  • Chairman of the Session 'Methods in Nanobiotechnology'
    APS meeting, Los Angeles, USA, March 2005.
  • 'Surface Science and STM'
     INRS
    , University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada, January 2006.

  • 'Growth and decomposition of ferrocene molecules on a Au(111) surface'
    SFB 668 - Colloqium in University of Hamburg, Germany, August 2006.

  • 'Nanotechnology'
    Seminar in the Syddansk University, Danmark, February 2007.

  • 'A high resolution STS study of the Ni(111) surface'
    SFB 668 - Colloqium in University of Hamburg, Germany, Mai 2007.

  • 'Atomic and molecular engineering with a scanning tunelling microscope '
    Lecture in the Zernike Institute, University of Groningen, Netherlands, Mai 2007.

  • Charge Transfer Complexes investigated by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy’ Colloqium of the SFB/TR 49 in Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany, June 2009.