Publications

2019 Publications

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Jie Bai, Abdalghani Daaoub, Sara Sangtarash, Xiaohui Li, Yongxiang Tang, Qi Zou, Hatef Sadeghi, Shuai Liu, Xiaojuan Huang, Zhibing Tan, Junyang Liu, Yang Yang, Jia Shi, Gábor Mészáros, Wenbo Chen, Colin Lambert, Wenjing Hong., Anti-resonance features of destructive quantum interference in single-molecule thiophene junctions achieved by electrochemical gating., Nature Materials 1 (2019)

Marjan Famili, Chuancheng Jia, Xunshan Liu, Peiqi Wang, Iain M. Grace, Jian Guo, Yuan Liu, Ziying Feng, Yiliu Wang, Zipeng Zhao, Silvio Decurtins, Robert Häner, Yu Huang, Shi-Xia Liu, Xiangfeng Duan and Colin J. Lambert., Self-assembled molecular-electronic films controlled by room temperature quantum interference. Chem 4 1-11 (2019)

Songjun Hou, Qingqing Wu, Hatef Sadeghi and Colin J. Lambert., Thermoelectric properties of oligoglycine molecular wires. Nanoscale (2019)

Kun Wanga, Andrea Vezzoli, Iain M. Grace, Maeve McLaughlin, Richard J. Nichols, Bingqian Xu, Colin J. Lambert and Simon J. Higgins,. Charge transfer complexation boosts molecular conductance through Fermi level pinning. Chem. Sci. (2019)

2018 Publications

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Jia, C., Famili, M., Carlotti, M., Grace, I.M., Liu, Y., Wang, P., Feng, P., Wang, Y., Ding, M., Guo, J., Xu, X., Huang, Y., Chiechi, R.C., Lambert, C.J., & Duan, X., Quantum Interference Mediated Vertical Molecular Tunnel Transistors. Science Advances 4, 10, eaat8237 (2018)

Leary, E., Limburg, B., Sangtarash, S., Alanazy, A., Grace, I., Swada, K., Esdaile, L.J., Noori, M., González, T., Rubio-Bollinger, G., Sadeghi, H., Agrait, N., Hodgson, A., Higgins, S.J., Lambert, C.J., Anderson H.L. & Nichols, R.J., Bias-driven conductance increase with length in porphyrin tapes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 4 (2018)

Limburg, B., Thomas, J.O., Holloway, G., Sadeghi, H., Sangtarash, S., Cremers, J., Narita, A., Müllen, K., Lambert, C.J., Briggs, G.A.D., Mol, J., & Anderson, H.L., Anchor Groups for Graphene-Porphyrin Single-Molecule Transistors. Adv. Func. Mat. 28, 45 1803629 (2018)

Herrer, L., Ismael, A.K., Milán, D.C., Vezzoli, A., Martín, A., González-Orive, A., Grace, I., Lambert, C.J., Serrano, J.L., Nichols R.J. & Cea, P., Unconventional Single Molecular Conductance Behavior for a New Heterocyclic Anchoring Group: Pyrazolyl. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. (9 (18), pp 5364–5372 (2018)

Zhao, Z., Das, S., Xing, G., Fayon, P., Heasman, P., Jay, M., Bailey, S., Lambert, C.J., Yamada, H., Wakihara, T., Trewin, A., Ben, T., Qiu, S. & Valtchey, V., A 3-D Organically Synthesized Porous Carbon. Angew. Chemie Int. Ed (2018)

Algethami, N., Sadeghi, H., Sangtarash S. & Lambert, C.J., The conductance of porphyrin-based molecular nanowires increases with length. Nano Lett. 18 (7), pp 4482–4486 (2018)

Yang, Y., Gantenbein, M., Alqorashi, A., Hu, D., Sangtarash, S., Wei, J., Sadeghi, H., Yang, G., Zhang, R., Liu, J., Shi, J., Hong, W., Lambert, C.J. & Bryce, M.R., Heteroatom-Induced Molecular Asymmetry Tunes Quantum Interference in Charge Transport through Single-Molecule Junctions. J. Phys. Chem, 122 (26), pp 14965–14970 (2018)

Puczkarski, P., Wu, Q., Sadeghi, H., Hou, S., Karimi, A., Lambert, C.J., Briggs G.A.D. & Mol, J.A., Low-Frequency Noise in Graphene Tunnel Junctions. ACS Nano (2018)

Sowa, J.K., Mol, J.A., Briggs, G.A.D. & Gauger, E.M. Spiro-conjugated molecular junctions: between Jahn–Teller distortion and destructive quantum interference. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 9, 1859-1865 (2018)

Wu, Q., Sadeghi, H. & Lambert, C.J. MoS2 nano flakes with self-adaptive Mo6S6 contacts as efficient thermoelectric devices. Nanoscale 10, 7575-7580 (2018)

Lambert, C. J. & Liu, S.X. A magic ratio rule for beginners: A chemist’s guide to quantum interference in molecules. Chem. Eur. J. 24 (17), 4193-4201 (2018)

Sangtarash, S., Vezzoli, A., Sadeghi, H., Ferri, N., O’Brien, H.M., Grace, I.M., Bouffier, L., Higgins, S.J., Nichols, R.J. & Lambert, C.J. Gateway-state mediated, long-range tunnelling in molecular wires. Nanoscale 10, 3060-3067 (2018)

Algharagholy, L.A.A., Pope, T. & Lambert, C.J. Strain-induced bi-thermoelectricity in tapered carbon nanotubes. J. Phys. Condens. Matter. 30, 105304 (2018)

Famili, M., Grace, I. M., Al-Galiby, Q., Sadeghi, H. & Lambert, C. J. Towards high thermoelectric performance of thiophene and ethylenedioxythiophene (EDOT) molecular wires. Adv. Func. Mater. 28, 1703135 (2018)

Wu, Q., Hou, S.J., Sadeghi, H. & Lambert, C.J. A single-molecule porphyrin-based switch for graphene nano-gaps. Nanoscale 10, 6524-6530 (2018)

Sangtarash, S., Sadeghi, H. & Lambert, C.J. Connectivity-driven bi-thermoelectricity in heteroatom-substituted molecular junctions. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.20, 9630-9637 (2018)

Leary, E., Roche, C., Jiang, H-W., Grace, I. M., Teresa González, M., Rubio-Bollinger, G., Xiong, Y.Y., Lebedeva, M.A., Porfyrakis, K., Agrait, N., Hodgson, A., Higgins, S.J., Lambert, C.J., Anderson, H.L. & Nichols, R.J. Detecting mechanochemical atropisomerization within an STM break junction. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 140 (2), 710–718 (2018)

Slota, M., Keerthi, A., Myers, W.K., Tretyakov, E., Baumgarten, M., Ardavan, A., Sadeghi, H., Lambert, C.J., Narita, A., Müllen K. & Bogani, L. Edge states, spin dynamics and coherent manipulation in molecular magnetic graphene nanoribbons. Nature 557, 691-695 (2018)

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2017 Publications

Gehring, P., Harzheim, A., Spièce, J., Sheng, Y., Rogers, G., Evangeli, C., Mishra, A., Robinson, B.J., Porfyrakis, K., Warner, J.H., Kolosov, O.V., Briggs, G.A.D & Mol, J.A. Field-effect control of graphene–fullerene thermoelectric nanodevices. Nano Lett. 17, (11), 7055-7061 (2017)

Sarwat, S.G., Gehring, P., Rodriguez Hernandez, G., Warner, J.H., Briggs, G.A.D., Mol, J.A. & Bhaskaran, H. Scaling limits of graphene nanoelectrodes. Nano Lett. 17, (6), 3688-3693 (2017)

Milan, D.C., Krempe, M., Ismael, A.K., Movsisyan, L.D., Franz, M., Grace, I.M., Brooke, R.J., Schwarzacher, W., Higgins, S.J., Anderson, H.L., Lambert, C.J., Tykwinski, R.R. & Nichols, R.J. The single-molecule electrical conductance of a rotaxane-hexayne supramolecular assembly. Nanoscale 9, 355–361 (2017)

Famili, M., Grace, I.M., Sadeghi, H. & Lambert, C.J. Suppression of phonon transport in molecular Christmas trees. Chem. Phys. Chem. 18, 1234–1241 (2017)

Ismael, A.K., Grace, I. & Lambert, C.J. Connectivity dependence of Fano resonances in single molecules. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19, 6416–6421 (2017)

Liu, X., Sangtarash, S., Reber, D., Zhang, D., Sadeghi, H., Shi, J., Xiao, Z.Y., Hong, W., Lambert, C.J. & Liu, S.X. Gating of quantum interference in molecular junctions by heteroatom substitution. Angew. Chemie – Int. Ed. 56, 173–176 (2017)

Vezzoli, A., Grace, I.M., Brooke, C., Nichols, R.J., Lambert, C.J. & Higgins, S.J. Soft versus hard junction formation for α-terthiophene molecular wires and their charge transfer complexes. J. Chem. Phys. 146, 092307 (2017)

Noori, M., Sadeghi, H. & Lambert, C.J. High-performance thermoelectricity in edge-over-edge zinc-porphyrin molecular wires. Nanoscale 9, 5299–5304 (2017)

Liu, J., Zhao, X., Al‐Galiby, Q., Huang, X., Zheng, J., Li, R., Huang, C., Yang, Y., Shi, J., Manrique, D.Z., Lambert, C.J., Bryce, M.R., & Hong, W. Radical-enhanced charge transport in single-molecule phenothiazine electrical junctions. Angew. Chemie – Int. Ed. 56, 13061–13065 (2017)

Li, Y., Holloway, G.W., Benjamin, S.C., Briggs, G.A.D., Baugh, J. & Mol, J.A. Double quantum dot memristor. Phys. Rev. B. 96, (7), 075446 (2017)

Noori, M., Sadeghi, H. & Lambert, C.J. High cross-plane thermoelectric performance of metallo-porphyrin molecular junctions. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19, 17356–17359 (2017)

Al-Galiby, Q.H., Sadeghi, H., Manrique, D.Z. & Lambert, C.J. Tuning the Seebeck coefficient of naphthalenediimide by electrochemical gating and doping. Nanoscale 9, 4819–4825 (2017)

Böck, S., Al‐Owaedi, O.A., Eaves, S.G., Milan, D. C., Lemmer, M., Skelton, B.W., Osorio, H.M., Nichols, R. J., Higgins, S.J., Cea, P., Long, N.J., Albrecht, T., Martín, S., Lambert, C.J. & Low, P.J. Single-molecule conductance studies of organometallic complexes bearing 3-thienyl contacting groups. Chem. Eur. J. 23, 2133–2143 (2017)

Gehring, P., Sowa, J.K., Cremers, J., Wu, Q, Sadeghi, H., Sheng, Y., Warner, J.H., Lambert, C.J., Briggs, G.A.D. & Mol, J.A. Distinguishing lead and molecule states in graphene-based single-electron transistors. ACS Nano 11, 5325–5331 (2017)

Robinson, B.J., Bailey, S.W.D, O’Driscoll, L.J., Visontai, D., Welsh, D.J., Mostert, A.B., Mazzocco, R., Rabot, C., Jarvis, S.P., Kolosov, O.V., Bryce, M.R. & Lambert, C.J. Formation of two-dimensional micelles on graphene: multi-scale theoretical and experimental study. ACS Nano 11, 3404–3412 (2017)

Ismael, A.K., Al-Jobory, A., Grace, I. & Lambert, C.J. Discriminating single-molecule sensing by crown-ether-based molecular junctions. J. Chem. Phys. 146, 064704 (2017)

Sowa, J.K., Mol, J.A. & Briggs, G.A.D. Vibrational effects in charge transport through a molecular double quantum dot. Phys. Rev. B. 95, 085423 (2017)

O’Driscoll, L.J., Hamill, J.M., Grace, I.M., Nielsen, B.W., Almutib, E., Fu, Y., Hong W., Lambert, C.J. & Jeppesen, J.O. Electrochemical control of the single molecule conductance of a conjugated bis (pyrrolo)tetrathiafulvalene based molecular switch. Chem. Sci. 8, 6123-6130 (2017)

Gantenbein, M., Wang, L., Al-Jobory, A., Ismael, A.K., Lambert, C.J. & Bryce, M.R. Quantum interference and heteroaromaticity of para-and meta-linked bridged biphenyl units in single molecular conductance measurements. Sci. Rep. 7, 1794 (2017)

Sadeghi, H, Sangtarash, S. & Lambert, C.J. Molecular anchoring to graphene electrodes. Nano Lett. 17, 4611–4618 (2017)

Al-Owaedi, O.A., Böck, S., Milan, D.C., Oerthel, M-C., Inkpen, M.S., Yufit, D.S., Sobolev, A.N., Long, N.J., Higgins, S.J., Bryce, M.R., Nichols, R.J., Lambert, C. J. & Low, P.J. Insulated molecular wires: inhibiting orthogonal contacts in metal complex based molecular junctions. Nanoscale 9, 9902–9912 (2017)

Richert, S., Limburg, B., Anderson, H.L. & Timmel, C.R. On the influence of the bridge on triplet state delocalization in linear porphyrin oligomers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139, 12003−12008 (2017)

Wu, Q., Sadeghi, H., García-Suárez, V. M., Ferrer, J. & Lambert, C. J. Thermoelectricity in vertical graphene-C60-graphene architectures. Sci. Rep. 7, 7575 (2017)

Sowa, J.K., Mol, J.A., Briggs, G.A.D. & Gauger, E.M. Environment-assisted quantum transport through single-molecule junctions. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19, (43), 29534-29539 (2017)

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2016 Publications

Al-Galiby, Q.H., Sadeghi, H., Algharagholy, L.A., Grace, I.M. & Lambert, C.J. Tuning the thermoelectric properties of metallo-porphyrins. Nanoscale 8, 2428–2433 (2016)

Han, H., Zhang, Y., Wang, N., Samani, M.K., Ni, Y., Mijbil, Z.Y., Edwards, M., Xiong, S., Sääskilahti, K., Murugesan, M., Fu, Y., Ye, L., Sadeghi, H., Bailey, S.W.D., Kosevich, Y.A., Lambert, C.J., Lui, J. & Volz, S. Functionalization mediates heat transport in graphene nanoflakes. Nat. Commun. 7, 11281 (2016)

Gehring, P., Sadeghi, H., Sangtarash, S., Lau, C.S., Liu, J., Ardavan, A., Warner, J. H., Lambert, C.J., Briggs, G.A.D. & Mol, J.Quantum interference in graphene nanoconstrictions.Nano Lett. 16, 4210–4216 (2016)

Lambert, C. J., Sadeghi, H. & Al-Galiby, Q.H. Quantum-interference-enhanced thermo-electricity in single molecules and molecular films. C. R. Phys. 17, (2016)

Liu, L. Zhang, Q. Tao, S. Zhao, C. Almutib, E., Al-Galiby, Q.H., Bailey, S.W.D., Grace, I.M., Lambert, C.J., Du, J., & Yang, L. Charge transport through dicarboxylic-acid-terminated alkanes bound to graphene–gold nanogap electrodes. Nanoscale 8, 14507–14513 (2016)

García, D., Rodriguez-Perez, L., Herranz, M-A., Peña, D., Guitian, E., Bailey, S.W.D., Al-Galiby, Q.H., Noori, M., Lambert, C.J., Pérez, D. & Martín, N. A C60-aryne building block: synthesis of a hybrid all-carbon nanostructure. Chem. Commun. (Camb). 52, 6677–80 (2016)

Sangtarash, S., Sadeghi, H. & Lambert, C. J. Exploring quantum interference in heteroatom-substituted graphene-like molecules. Nanoscale 8, 13199–13205 (2016)

Almutlaq, N., Al-Galiby, Q.H., Bailey, S.W.D. & Lambert, C.J. Identification of a positive-Seebeck-coefficient exohedral fullerene. Nanoscale 8, 13597–13602 (2016)

Sadeghi, H., Sangtarash, S., Lambert, C.J. Cross-plane enhanced thermoelectricity and phonon suppression in graphene/MoS2 van der Waals heterostructures. 2D Mater. 4, 015012 (2016)

Ozawa, H., Baghernejad, M., Al-Owaedi, O.A., Kaliginedi, V., Nagashima, T., Ferrer, J., Wandlowski, T., Garcia-Suarez, V., Broekmann, P., Lambert, C.J., & Haga, M. Synthesis and single-molecule conductance study of redox-active ruthenium complexes with pyridyl and dihydrobenzo[b]thiophene anchoring groups. Chem. – A Eur. J. 22, 12732–12740 (2016)

Rincón-García, L., Ismael, A.K., Evangeli, C., Grace, I.M., Rubio-Bollinger, G., Porfyrakis, K., Agraït, N., & Lambert, C.J. Molecular design and control of fullerene-based bi-thermoelectric materials. Nat. Mater. 15, 289–293 (2016)

Li, Y., Mol, J.A., Benjamin, S.C. & Briggs, G.A.D. Interference-based molecular transistors. Sci. Rep. 6, 33686 (2016)

Manrique, D.Z., Al-Galiby, Q.H., Hong, W. & Lambert, C.J. A new approach to materials discovery for electronic and thermoelectric properties of single-molecule junctions. Nano Lett. 16, 1308–1316 (2016)

Lau, C.S., Sadeghi, H., Rogers, G., Sangtarash, S., Dallas, P., Porfyrakis, K., Warner, J.H., Lambert, C.J., Briggs, G.A.D. & Mol, J.A. Redox-dependent Franck-Condon blockade and avalanche transport in a graphene-fullerene single-molecule transistor. Nano Lett. 16, 170–176 (2016)

Mostaani, E., Monserrat, B., Drummond, N.D. & Lambert, C.J. Quasiparticle and excitonic gaps of one-dimensional carbon chains. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 14810 (2016)

Davidson, R., Al-Owaedi, O.A., Milan, D.C., Zeng, Q., Tory, J., Hartl, F., Higgins, S.J. Nichols, R.J., Lambert, C.J. & Low, P.J. Effects of electrode-molecule binding and junction geometry on the single-molecule conductance of bis-2,2’:6’,2″-terpyridine-based complexes. Inorg. Chem. 55, 2691–2700 (2016)

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2015 Publications

Oligoyne Molecular Junctions for Efficient Room Temperature Thermoelectric Power Generation

H. Sadeghi et al. Nano Letters 15 7467 (2015)

Gating of single molecule junction conductance by charge transfer complex formation

A. Vezzoli et al. Nanoscale 7, 18949 (2015)

Three-State Single-Molecule Naphthalenediimide Switch: Integration of a Pendant Redox Unit for Conductance Tuning

Y. Li et al. Angew. Chemie Int. Ed. 54, 13586 (2015)

Basic concepts of quantum interference and electron transport in single-molecule electronics

C.J. Lambert, Chem. Soc. Rev. 44, 875 (2015)

Searching the Hearts of Graphene-like Molecules for Simplicity, Sensitivity, and Logic

S. Sangtarash et al. JACS 137, 11425 (2015)

Magic Ratios for Connectivity-Driven Electrical Conductance of Graphene-like Molecules

Y. Geng et al. JACS 137 (13), 4469 (2015)

Three-terminal graphene single-electron transistor fabricated using feedback-controlled electroburning

P. Puczkarski et al. APL 107, 133105 (2015)

A quantum circuit rule for interference effects in single-molecule electrical junctions

D.Z. Manrique et al. Nature Communications 6, 6389 (2015)

Graphene-porphyrin single-molecule transistors

J.A. Mol et al. Nanoscale 7, 13181 (2015)

Conductance enlargement in picoscale electroburnt graphene nanojunctions

H. Sadeghi et al. PNAS 201418632 (2015)

Increasing the thermopower of crown-ether-bridged anthraquinones

A.K. Ismael et al. Nanoscale 7, 17338 (2015)

Interplay between quantum interference and conformational fluctuations in single-molecule break junctions

M. Berritta et al. Nanoscale 7, 1096 (2015)

Nanoscale control of graphene electrodes

C.S. Lau et al. PCCP 16, 20398 (2014)

Engineering the thermopower of C60 molecular junctions

C. Evangeli et al. Nano Letters 13, 2141 (2013)

Dynamic control of magnetic nanowires by light-induced domain-wall kickoffs

E. Heintze et al. Nature Materials 12, 202 (2012)

Long-range electron tunnelling in oligo-porphyrin molecular wires

G. Sedghi et al. Nature Nanotechnology 6, 517 (2011)

Molecular spintronics using single-molecule magnets

L. Bogani and W. Wernsdorfer. Nature Materials 7, 179 – 186 (2008)

Towards molecular spintronics

A.R. Rocha et al. Nature Materials 4, 335 (2005)

STM experiment and atomistic modelling hand in hand: individual molecules on surfaces of semiconductors

G.A.D. Briggs and A.J. Fisher. Surface Science Reports 33, 1-81 (1999)