Fischer, C.; Born, F.; Terfort A. RSC Applied Interfaces (2024): „Enhancement of Replacement Lithography by Combination of Photocleavable Groups with Ultrashort Thiolates“. DOI: 10.1039/d3lf00248a

Balser, Sebastian ; Roehrl, Michael; Spormann, Carina; Lindhorst, Thisbe K. ; Terfort, Andreas ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2024), 16(11), 14243-14251: „Selective Quantification of Bacteria in Mixtures by Using Glycosylated Polypyrrole/Hydrogel Nano-Layers“.  

Azzam, Waleed; Subaihi, Abdu; Rohwerder, Michael; Bashir, Asif; Terfort, Andreas; Zharnikov, Michael Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2024), 26(9), 7563-7572: „Odd–even effects in aryl-substituted alkanethiolate SAMs: nonsymmetrical attachment of aryl unit and its impact on the SAM structure“.


Valencia, A. M.; Bischof, D.; Anhäuser, S.; Zeplichal, M.; Terfort, A.; Witte, G.; Cocchi, C. Electron. Struct. 5 (2023) 033003: „Excitons in organic materials: Revisiting old concepts with new insights“.

Bernd, J.; Terfort, A. Electrochem. Commun. (2023), 154, 107545: „Flow electrosynthesis for efficient O-trifluoromethylation of electron-deficient phenols“.

Fischer, C.; Das, S.; Zhang, Q.; Liu, Y.; Weinhardt, L.; O’Hagan, D.; Zharnikov, M.; Terfort, A. Nano Res. (2023): „Lateral dipole moments induced by all-cis-pentafluorocyclohexyl groups cause unanticipated effects in self-assembled monolayers“.

Balser, S.; Zhao, Z.; Zharnikov, M.; Terfort, A. Coll. Surf. B 225 (2023) 113271: „Effect of the crosslinking agent on the biorepulsive and mechanical properties of polyglycerol membranes“.

Liu, Y., Zeplichal, M.; Katzbach, S.; Wiesner, A.; Das, S.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. Nano Res. (2023): „Aromatic self-assembled monolayers with pentafluoro-λ6-sulfanyl (−SF5) termination: Molecular organization and charge transport properties“.

Wiesner, A.; Katzbach, S.; Bebej, D.; Dettenhoefer, M.; Zharnikov, M.; Terfort, A. Nano Res. (2023), 16(1), 1695-1702: „The 3,4-dimethoxybenzyl group as solubilizing protective group for the in situ deprotection/deposition of extended aromatic thiolate monolayers“.

Cyganik, P.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. Nano Res. (2023), : „Odd-even effects in the structure and properties of aryl-substituted aliphatic self-assembled monolayers“.


Valencia Ramirez, A.; Bonneux, G.; Terfort, A.; Losada-Perez, P.; Renner, F. Uwe. Langmuir (2022), 38(50), 15614-15621: „Nanomechanical Stability of Laterally Heterogeneous Films of Corrosion Inhibitor Molecules Obtained by Microcontact Printing on Au Model Substrates“.

Balser, S.; Bernd, J.; Fritsche, L.; Terfort, A. ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 4(11) (2022), 8344-8356: "Preparation and Characterization of Highly Conductive and Biorepulsive Polypyrrole/Polyglycerol Surface Films".

Liu, Y.; Katzbach, S.; Asyuda, A.; Das, S.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 24(45) (2022), 27693-27704: „Effect of substitution on the charge transport properties of oligophenylenethiolate self-assembled monolayers“.

Das, S.; Zhao, Z.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 126(40) (2022), 17415-17423: "Probing Matrix effects in electron transfer across self-assembled monolayer".

Guo, B.; Xu, R.; Liang, J.; Zou, L.; Terfort, A.; Tian, Z.; Liu, P.; Wang, T.; Liu, J. Inorg. Chem. 61(40) (2022), 16197-16202: "Dialytic Synthesis of Two-Dimensional Cu-Based Metal-Organic Frameworks for Gas Separation: Designable MOF-Polymer Interface".

Bernd, J.; Rudolph, M.; Terfort, A. GIT Labor-Fachzeitschrift (2022), 66(7-8), 36-38: „Electrochemical detection of chlorooxo compounds - suitable disinfectants against viruses and bacteria“

Kiaee, Z.;  Lösel, A.; Reichel, C.; Müller, R.; Nazarzadeh, M.; Jahn, M.; Singh, R.; Uecker, I.; Qazzazie, A.; Hanf, T.;  Terfort, A.; Holthausen, M. C.; Hanemann, T.; Keding, R. AIP Conf. Proc.  2487 (2022) 110002: "Inkjet- and FlexTrail-printing of Silicon Polymer-based Inks for Local Passivating Contacts".

Wiesner, A.; Katzbach, S.; Bebej, D.; Dettenhoefer, M.; Zharnikov, M.; Terfort, A. Nano Res. (2022): "The 3,4-dimethoxybenzyl group as solubilizing protective group for the in situ deprotection/deposition of extended aromatic thiolate monolayers".

Zojer, E.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. Acc. Chem. Res. 55 (2022) 1857-1867: "Concept of Embedded Dipoles as a Versatile Tool for Surface Engineering".

Zeplichal, M.; Gies, J.; Bernd, J.; Winslaws, D. K.; Chang, T.; Chen, Yu-Sh.; Strauss, S. H.; Boltalina, O. V.; Terfort, A. J. Fluorine Chem. 257-258 (2022) 109960: "Fluorinated Azaacenes: Efficient Syntheses, Structures, and Electrochemical Properties".


Bernd, J.; Werner, P.; Zeplichal, M.; Terfort, A. Electrochem. Commun. 133 (2021) 107165: "Electrochemical O-trifluoromethylation of electron-deficient phenols".

Neupane, S.; Rivas, N. A.; Losada-Perez, P.; D′Haen, J.; Noei, H.; Keller, T. F.; Stierle, A.; Rudolph, M.; Terfort, A.; Bertran, O.; Crespo, D.; Kokalj, A.; Renner, F. U. npj Mater. Degrad. 5 (1) (2021) 29: "A model study on controlling dealloying corrosion attack by lateral modification of surfactant inhibitors".

Mundinger, S.; Gnauck, S.; Tong, Q.; Weegels, L.; Terfort, A. Liq. Cryst. (2021): "Multi-reactive mesogen system for polymer-stabilised vertical alignment liquid crystal displays".

Bischof, Da.; Zeplichal, M.; Anhaeuser, S.; Kumar, A.; Kind, M.; Kramer, F.; Bolte, M.; Ivlev, S. I.; Terfort, A.; Witte, G. J. Phys. Chem. C 125 (34) (2021) 19000-19012: "Perfluorinated Acenes: Crystalline Phases, Polymorph-Selective Growth, and Optoelectronic Properties".

Klockmann, F.; Fangmann, C.; Zender, E.; Schanz, T.; Catapano, C.; Terfort, A. ACS Omega 6 (28) (2021)18434-18441: "Substituted Dibenzodiazocines: Rapid Synthesis and Photochemical Properties".

Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. Adv. Mater. Interfaces 8 (2021) 2100148: "Electron-Irradiation Promoted Exchange Reaction as a Tool for Surface Engineering and Chemical Lithography".

Yan, R.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 125 (3) (2021) 1855-1864: "Modification of Alkanethiolate Self-Assembled Monolayers by Ultraviolet Light: The Effect of Wavelength".

Wrobel, M.; Zaba, T.; Sauter, E.; Krawiec, M.; Sobczuk, J.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M.; Cyganik, P.  Adv. Electron. Mater. 7 (2021) 2000947: "Thermally Stable and Highly Conductive SAMs on Ag Substrate-The Impact of the Anchoring Group".

Cipriani, M.; Bjornsson, R.; Barclay, M.; Terfort, A.; Fairbrother, D. H.; Ingolfsson, O. Int. J. Mass Spectrom. 459 (2021) 116452: "Relative cross sections and appearance energies in electron impact ionization and dissociation of mono-halogenated biphenyls".


Sauter, E.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 124 (52) (2020) 28596-28604: "Pronounced Solvent Effect on the Composition of Binary Self-Assembled Monolayers with Embedded Dipole Moments".

Yu, X.-J.; Zhong, H.; Xian, Y.-M.; Wang, Z.-P.; Schneider, S.; Scherr, J.; Abu-Husein, T.; Zhang, Z.; Terfort, A. Dalton Trans. 49 (2020) 16627-16632: "Highly oriented and polyoxometalate-incorporating surface-attached metal-organic frameworks for efficient dye adsorption and water oxidation".

Asyuda, A.; Wiesner, A.; Wan, X.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 124(45) (2020) 24837-24848: "Charge Transport Properties of Single-Component and Binary Aromatic Self-Assembled Monolayers with Methyl and Trifluoromethyl Tail Groups".

Werner, P.; Waechter, T.; Asyuda, A.; Wiesner, A.; Kind, M.; Bolte, M.; Weinhardt, L.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. ACS ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 12(35) (2020) 39859-39869: "Electron Transfer Dynamics and Structural Effects in Benzonitrile Monolayers with Tuned Dipole Moments by Differently Positioned Fluorine Atoms".

Rudolph, M.; Schneider, S.; Fischer, C.; Terfort, A. Electrochim. Acta 355 (2020) 136790: "Simple electrochemical method for the quantification of chlorite in aqueous and non-aqueous media".

Scherr, J.; Tang, Z.; Kuellmer, M.; Balser, S.; Scholz, A. S.; Winter, A.; Parey, K.; Rittner, A.; Grininger, M.; Zickermann, V.; Rhinow, D.; Terfort, A.; Turchanin, A. ACS Nano 14(8) (2020) 9972-9978: "Smart Molecular Nanosheets for Advanced Preparation of Biological Samples in Electron Cryo-​Microscopy".

Li, Q.; Gies, J.; Yu, X.-J.; Gu, Y.; Terfort, A.; Kind, M. Chem. Eur. J.  26(23) (2020) 5185-5189: "Concentration-​Dependent Seeding as a Strategy for Fabrication of Densely Packed Surface-​Mounted Metal-​Organic Frameworks (SURMOF) Layers".

Asyuda, A.; Gaertner, M.; Wan, X.; Burkhart, I.; Sassmannshausen, T.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 124(16) (2020) 8775-8785: "Self-​Assembled Monolayers with Embedded Dipole Moments for Work Function Engineering of Oxide Substrates".

Matkovic, A.; Petritz, A.; Schider, G.; Krammer, M.; Kratzer, M.; Karner-Petritz, E.; Fian, A.; Gold, H.; Gaertner, M.;Terfort, A.; et al Adv. Electron. Mater.  6(5) (2020) 2000110: "Interfacial Band Engineering of MoS2​/Gold Interfaces Using Pyrimidine-​Containing Self-​Assembled Monolayers: Toward Contact-​Resistance-​Free Bottom-​Contacts".

Gaertner, M.; Sauter, E.; Nascimbeni, G.; Wiesner, A.; Kind, M.; Werner, Ph.; Schuch,C.; Abu-Husein, T.; Asyuda, A.; Bats, J. W.; Bolte, M.; Zojer, E.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov. M. J. Phys. Chem C 124(1) (2020) 504-519: "Self-Assembled Monolayers with Distributed Dipole Moments Originating from Bipyrimidine Units".


Zhuang, J. L.; Liu, X. Y.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, C.; Mao, H. L.; Guo, J.; Du, X.; Zhu, S. B.; Ren, B.; Terfort, A. ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 11 (3) (2019) 3034-3043: "Zr-Metal-Organic Frameworks Featuring TEMPO Radicals: Synergistic Effect between TEMPO and Hydrophilic Zr-Node Defects Boosting Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols".

Barclay, M.; Bjornsson, R.; Cipriani, M.; Terfort, A.; Fairbrother, D. H.; Ingolfsson, O. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 21 (8) (2019) 4556-4567: "The role of the dihedral angle and excited cation states in ionization and dissociation of mono-halogenated biphenyls; a combined experimental and theoretical coupled cluster study".

Mairena, A.; Baljozovic, M.; Kawecki, M.; Grenader, K.; Wienke, M.; Martin, K.; Bernard, L.; Avarvari, N.; Terfort, A.; Ernst, K. H.; Wäckerlin, C. Chem. Sci. 10 (10) (2019) 2998-3004: "The fate of bromine after temperature-induced dehydrogenation of on-surface synthesized bisheptahelicene”.!divAbstract

Schuster, S.; Füser, M.; Asyuda, A.; Cyganik, P.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 21 (18) (2019) 9098-9105: "Photoisomerization of azobenzene-substituted alkanethiolates on Au(111) substrates in the context of work function variation: the effect of structure and packing density".!divAbstract

Neumann, C.; Kaiser, D.; Mohn, M. J.; Füser, M.; Weber, N. E.; Reimer, O.; Gölzhauser, A.; Weimann, T.; Terfort, A.; Kaiser, U.; Turchanin, A. ACS Nano 13 (6) (2019) 7310-7322: "Bottom-Up Synthesis of Graphene Monolayers with Tunable Crystallinity and Porosity".

Scherr, J.; Neuhaus, A.; Parey, K.; Klusch, N.; Murphy, B. J.; Zickermann, V.; Kühlbrandt, W.; Terfort, A.; Rhinow, D. ACS Nano 13 (6) (2019) 7185-7190:”Noncovalent Functionalization of Carbon Substrates with Hydrogels Improves Structural Analysis of Vitrified Proteins by Electron Cryo-Microscopy".

Partes, C.; Sauter, E.; Gärtner, M.; Kind, M.; Asyuda, A.; Bolte, M.; Zharnikov, M.; Terfort, A. J. Phys. Chem. C 123 (33) (2019) 20362-20372: "Reestablishing Odd-Even Effects in Anthracene-Derived Monolayers by Introduction of a Pseudo-C-2v Symmetry".

Mairena, A.; Mendieta, J. I.; Stetsovych, O.; Terfort, A.; Stara, I. G.; Stary, I.; Jelinek, P.; Ernst, K. H. Chem. Commun. 55 (71) (2019) 10595-10598: "Heterochiral recognition among functionalized heptahelicenes on noble metal surfaces".

Yu, X. J.; Xian, Y. M.; Wang, C.; Mao, H. L.; Kind, M.; Abu-Husein, T.; Chen, Z.; Zhu, S. B.; Ren, B.; Terfort, A., Zhuang, J. L. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 141 (48) (2019) 18984-18993: "Liquid-Phase Epitaxial Growth of Highly Oriented and Multivariate Surface-Attached Metal-Organic Frameworks".

Fu, Z. H.; Ladnorg, T.; Gliemann, H.; Welle, A.; Bashir, A.; Rohwerder, M.; Zhang, Q.; Schüpbach, B.; Terfort, A.; Wöll, C. Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 10 (2019) 2449-2458: "Mobility of charge carriers in self-assembled monolayers".


Wächter, T.; Tröster, A.; Hock, S.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 122 (7) (2018)  4105−4115: "Dynamics of Electron Transfer in Self-Assembled Monolayers with Acene Backbone”.   

Schneider, S.; Rudolph, M.; Bause, V.; Terfort, A. Bioelectrochemistry 121 (2018) 84–94: "Electrochemical removal of biofilms from titanium dental implant surfaces”.  

Frese, N.; Scherr, J.; Beyer, A.; Terfort, A.; Gölzhäuser, A.; Hampp, N.; Rhinow, D. Appl. Surf. Sci. 427 (2018) 126–130: "Multicomponent patterned ultrathin carbon nanomembranes by laser ablation".

Mairena, A.; Wienke, M.; Martin, K.; Avarvari, N.; Terfort, A.; Ernst, K.-H.; Wackerlin, C. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 140 (24) (2018) 7705-7709: "Stereospecific Autocatalytic Surface Explosion Chemistry of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons”.

Waechter, T.; Weinhardt, L.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 122 (23) (2018) 12534-12544: "Pyridine as a Resonantly Addressable Group to Study Electron-​Transfer Dynamics in Self-​Assembled Monolayers”. 

Schneider, S.; Partes, C.; Wiesner, A.; Terfort, A. Electrochim. Acta 283 (2018) 167-173 : "Potential-​induced phase transition of benzoxazole-​2-​thiol, naphthaleneoxazole-​2-​thiol and anthraceneoxazole-​2-​thiol monolayers on gold electrodes”.

Sauter, E.; Gilbert, C.-O.; Morin, J.-F.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 122 (34) (2018) 19514-19523:  "Mixed Monomolecular Films with Embedded Dipolar Groups on Ag(111)”.

Mairena, A.; Parschau, M.; Seibel, J.; Wienke, M.; Rentsch, D.; Terfort, A.; Ernst, K.-H. Chem. Commun.  54 (63) (2018) 8757-8760: „Diastereoselective self-assembly of bisheptahelicene on Cu(111)”.!divAbstract

Petritz, A.; Krammer, M.; Sauter, E.; Gaertner, M.; Nascimbeni, G.; Schrode, B.; Fian, A.; Gold, H.; Cojocaru, A.; Karner-Petritz, E.; Resel, R.; Terfort, A.; Zojer, E.; Zharnikov, M.; Zojer, K.; Stadlober, B. Adv. Funct. Mater. 28(45) (2018) 1804462: "Embedded dipole self-assembled monolayers for contact resistance tuning in p-type and n-type organic thin film transistors and flexible circuits”.

Mairena, A.; Wackerlin, C.; Wienke, M.; Grenader, K.; Terfort, A.; Ernst, K.-H. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 140(45) (2018) 15186-15189: "Diastereoselective Ullmann Coupling to Bishelicenes by Surface Topochemistry”.

Gaertner, M.; Sauter, E.; Nascimbeni, G.; Petritz, A.; Wiesner, A.; Kind, M.; Abu-Husein, T.; Bolte, M.; Stadlober, B.; Zojer, E.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov M. J. Phys. Chem. C 122(50) (2018) 28757-28774: "Understanding the Properties of Tailor-Made Self-Assembled Monolayers with Embedded Dipole Moments for Interface Engineering”.

Fueser, Matthias A.; Sauter, Eric; Zharnikov, M.; Terfort, A. Phys. Chem. C 122(50) (2018) 28839-28845: "Synergism in Bond Strength Modulation Opens an Alternative Concept for Protective Groups in Surface Chemistry”.


Sauter, E.; Yildirim, C.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 121 (23) (2017) 12834–12841: “Adjustment of the Work Function of Pyridine and Pyrimidine Substituted Aromatic Self-Assembled Monolayers by Electron Irradiation”. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b03302)

Porrati, F.; Sachser, R.; Gazzadi, G. C.; Frabboni, S.; Terfort, A.; Huth, M. Nanotechnology 28 (41) (2017) 415302: “Alloy multilayers and ternary nanostructures by direct-write approach”. (DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/aa8619)

Yildirim, C.; Sauter, E.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 121 (18) (2017) 9982–9990: “Modification of Pyridine-Terminated Aromatic Self-Assembled Monolayers by Electron Irradiation”. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b02153)

Mairena, A.; Zoppi, L.; Seibel, J.; Tröster, A. F.; Grenader, K.; Parschau, M.; Terfort, A.; Ernst, K.-H. ACS Nano 11 (1) (2017) 865–871: “Heterochiral to Homochiral Transition in Pentahelicene 2D Crystallization Induced by Second-Layer Nucleation”. (DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b07424)

Koch, S.; Kaiser, C. D.; Penner, P.; Barclay, M.; Frommeyer, L.; Emmrich, D.; Stohmann, P.; Abu-Husein, T.; Terfort, A.; Fairbrother, D. H.; Ingólfsson, O.; Gölzhäuser, A. Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 8 (2017) 2562–2571: “Amplified cross-linking efficiency of self-assembled monolayers through targeted dissociative electron attachment for the production of carbon nanomembranes”. (DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.8.256) 

Keitl, G.; Rink, J.; Wen, F.; Jongen, L.; Hofmann, A.; Votsmeier, M. ; Terfort, A.; Gieshoff, J. Top Catal 60 (3-5) (2017) 272–277: “Impact of Test Conditions on the Oxygen Storage Capacity of Pd Loaded Cerium Zirconium Oxide”. (DOI: 10.1007/s11244-016-0611-1 )

Yildirim, C.; Sauter, E.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 121 (13) (2017) 7355–7364: “Effect of Electron Irradiation on Electric Transport Properties of Aromatic Self-Assembled Monolayers”. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b01243)

Yildirim, C.; Füser, M.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 121 (1) (2017) 567–576: “Modification of Aromatic Self-Assembled Monolayers by Electron Irradiation. Basic Processes and Related Applications”. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b11269)

Ossowski, J.; Nascimbeni, G.; Żaba, T.; Verwüster, E.; Rysz, J.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M.l; Zojer, E.; Cyganik, P. J. Phys. Chem. C 121(50) (2017) 28031−28042: “Relative Thermal Stability of Thiolate- and Selenolate-Bonded Aromatic Monolayers on the Au(111) Substrate”. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b09685)

Ossowski, J.; Rysz, J.; Terfort, A.; Cyganik, P. J. Phys. Chem. C 121 (1) (2017) 459–470: “Relative Stability of Thiolate and Selenolate SAMs on Ag(111) Substrate Studied by Static SIMS. Oscillation in Stability of Consecutive Chemical Bonds”. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b10762)

Schneider, S.; Füser, M.; Bolte, M.; Terfort, A. Electrochimica Acta 246 (2017) 853–863: “Self-assembled monolayers of aromatic pyrrole derivatives. Electropolymerization and electrocopolymerization with pyrrole”. (DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2017.06.046)

Scherr, J.; Parey, K.; Klusch, N.; Murphy, B. J.; Balser, S.; Neuhaus, A.; Zickermann, Volker; Kühlbrandt, W.; Terfort, A.; Rhinow, D. ACS Nano 11 (6) (2017) 6467–6473: “Self-Perforated Hydrogel Nanomembranes Facilitate Structural Analysis of Proteins by Electron Cryo-Microscopy”. (DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b03099)

Liu, J.; Kind, M.; Schüpbach, B.; Käfer, D.; Winkler, S.; Zhang, W.; Terfort, A.; Wöll, C. Beilstein journal of nanotechnology 8 (2017) 892–905: “Triptycene-terminated thiolate and selenolate monolayers on Au(111)”. (DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.8.91)


Partes, C.; Yildirim, C.; Schuster, S.; Kind, M.; Bats, J.W.; Zharnikov, M.; Terfort, A. Langmuir 32 (2016) 11474-11484 : “Self-Assembled Monolayers of Pseudo-C-2v-Symmetric, Low-Band-Gap Areneoxazolethiolates on Gold Surfaces”. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b03055)

Hehn, I.; Schuster, S.; Wächter, T.; Abu-Husein, T.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M.; Zojer, E. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 7 (2016) 2994-3000: “Employing X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy for Determining Layer Homogeneity in Mixed Polar Self-Assembled Monolayers”. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b01096)

Yu, X.-J.; Zhuang, J.-L.; Scherr, J.; Abu-Husein, T.; Terfort, A. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55 (2016), 8348-8352: „Minimization of surface energies and ripening out-compete template-effects in the surface-growth of metal-organic frameworks“. (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201602907)

Kovalchuk, A.; Egger, D.A.; Abu-Husein, T.; Zojer, E.; Terfort, A.; Chiechi, R.C. RSC Adv. 6 (2016) 69479-69483: “Dipole-induced asymmetric conduction in tunneling junctions comprising self-assembled monolayers”. (DOI: 10.1039/c6ra10471a)

Zhang, Z.; Wächter, T.; Kind, M.; Schuster, S.; Bats, J.W.; Nefedov, A.; Zharnikov, M.; Terfort, A. ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 8 (2016)7308-7319: “Self-Assembled Monolayers of Perfluoroanthracenyl¬aminoalkane Thiolates on Gold as Potential Electron Injection Layers”. (DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b00532)

Kovalchuk, A.; Abu-Husein, T.; Fracasso, D.; Egger, D. A.; Zojer, E.; Zharnikov, M.; Terfort, A.; Chiechi, R.C. Chem. Sci. 7 (2016) 781-787: “Transition voltages respond to synthetic reorientation of embedded dipoles in self-assembled monolayers”. (DOI: 10.1039/c5sc03097h)

Zhuang, J.-L.; Terfort, A.; Wöll, C. Coord. Chem. Rev. 307 (2016) 391-424: “Formation of oriented and patterned films of metal–organicframeworks by liquid phase epitaxy: A review”. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2015.09.013)


Gnatek, D.; Schuster, S.; Ossowski, J.; Khan, M.; Rysz, J.; Krakert, S.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M.; Cyganik, P. J. Phys. Chem. C 119 (2015) 25929-25944:” Odd-Even Effects in the Structure and Stability of Azobenzene-Substituted Alkanethiolates on Au(111) and Ag(111) Substrates”.

Bashir, A.; Iqbal, D.; Jain, S. M.; Barbe, K.; Abu-Husein, T.; Rohwerder, M.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 119 (2015) 25352-25363: “Promoting Effect of Protecting Group on the Structure and Morphology of Self-Assembled Mono layers: Terphenylylethanethioactate on Au(111)“.

Zhuang, J.-L.; Kind, M.; Grytz, C. M.; Farr, F.; Diefenbach, M; Tussupbayev, S.; Holthausen, M. C. ; Terfort, A. J. Am. Chem. Soc.137 (2015) 8237−8243: “Insight into the Oriented Growth of Surface-Attached Metal-Organic Frameworks: Surface Functionality, Deposition Temperature, and First Layer Order”.

Abu-Husein, T.; Schuster, S.; Egger, D. A.; Kind, M., Santowski, T.; Wiesner, A.; Chiechi, R.; Zojer, E.; Terfort, A.;  Zharnikov, M. Adv. Funct. Mater. 25 (2015) 3943-3957: “The Effects of Embedded Dipoles in Aromatic Self-Assembled Monolayers”.

Ossowski, J.; Waechter, T.; Silies, L.; Kind, M.; Noworolska, A.; Blobner, F.; Gnatek, D.; Rysz, J.; Bolte, M.; Feulner, P.; Terfort, A.; Cyganik, P.; Zharnikov, M. . ACS Nano 9(4) (2015) 4508-4526: “Thiolate versus Selenolate: Structure, Stability, and Charge Transfer Properties“.

Watcharin, W.; Schmithals, Ch.; Pleli, Thomas; Köberle,V.; Korkusuz, H.;  Hübner, F.; Waidmann, O.; Zeuzem, S.;  Korf, H.-W.; Terfort, A.;  Gelperina, S.;  Vogl, T. J.; Kreuter, J.;  Piiper, A. Journal of Controlled Release 199 (2015) 63–71:” Detection of hepatocellular carcinoma in transgenic mice by Gd-DTPA- and rhodamine 123-conjugated human serum albumin nanoparticles in T1 magnetic resonance imaging”.

Ossowski, J.; Rysz, J.; Krawiec, M.; Maciazek, D.; Postawa, Z.; Terfort, A.; Cyganik, P. Angew. Chemie Int. Ed. 54 (2015) 1336-1340: “Oscillations in the Stability of Consecutive Chemical Bonds Revealed by Ion-Induced Desorption”.

Jeyachandran, Y. L.; Meyerbroeker, N.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 119 (2015) 494-501:”Maskless Ultraviolet Projection Lithography with a Biorepelling Monomolecular Resist”.


Waske, P.; Wächter, T.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 118 (2014) 26049: "Nitro-Substituted Aromatic Thiolate Self-Assembled Monolayers: Structural Properties and Electron Transfer upon Resonant Excitation of the Tail Group".

Weber, T.; Chandrasekaran, V.; Stamer, I.; Thygesen, M. B.; Terfort, A.; Lindhorst, T. K. Angew. Chem. 126 (2014) 14812 (Angew. Chemie Int. Ed. 53 (2014) 14583): “Switching of Bacterial Adhesion to a Glycosylated Surface by Reversible Reorientation of the Carbohydrate Ligand”.This contribution was featured on the cover picture. ;

Barbe, K.; Kind, M.; Pfeiffer, C.; Terfort, A. Beilstein J.Nanotechnol. 5 (2014) 1254: “Purification of Ethanol for Highly Sensitive Self-Assembly Experiments”.

Hohman, J. N.; Thomas, J. C.; Zhao, Y.; Auluck, H.; Kim, M.; Vijselaar, W.; Kommeren, S.; Terfort, A.; Weiss, P. S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136 (2014) 8110: “Exchange Reactions between Alkanethiolates and Alkaneselenols on Au{111}”.

Chesneau, F.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 118 (2014), 11763: "Nickel Deposition on Fluorinated, Aromatic Self-Assembled Monolayers: Chemically Induced Cross-Linking as a Tool for the Preparation of Well-Defined Top Metal Films".

Kämpken, B.; Heinrich, M.; Vavaleskou, T.; Auner, N.; Terfort, A. Appl. Surf. Sci. 307 (2014) 197: “Facile Preparation of Catalytically Active, Microstructured Gold Patterns on Quartz and Silicon Substrates”.

Weber, T.; Meyerbröker, N.; Hira, N. K.; Zharnikov, M.; Terfort, A. Chem. Commun., 50 (2014) 4325: “UV-mediated tuning of surface biorepulsivity in aqueous environment”.

Mayer, W. J.; Klaproth, O. K.; Ostovic, M.; Terfort, A.; Vavaleskou, T.; Hengerer, F. H.; Kohnen, T. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 55 (2014) 893:  “Cell death and ultrastructural morphology of femtosecond laser-assisted anterior capsulotomy”.

Watcharin, W.; Schmithals, C.; Pleli, T.; Köberle, V.; Korkusuz, H.; Huebner, F.; Zeuzem, S.; Korf, H. W.; Vogl, T. J.; Rittmeyer, C.; Terfort, A.; Piiper, A.; Gelperina, S.; Kreuter, J. Eur. J. Pharmaceutics Biopharm. 87 (2014) 132:  “Biodegradable human serum albumin nanoparticles as contrast agents for the detection of hepatocellular carcinoma by magnetic resonance imaging”.


Lu, H.; Kind, M.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 117 (2013) 26166: “Structure of Self-Assembled Monolayers of Partially Fluorinated Alkanethiols on GaAs (001) Substrate”.

Querebillo, C.J.; Terfort, A.; Allara, D.L.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 117 (48) (2013) 25556–25561: “Static Conductance of Nitrile-Substituted Oligophenylene and Oligo(phenylene ethynylene) Self-Assembled Monolayers Studied by the Mercury-Drop Method”.

Lu, H., Terfort, A., Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 4(13) (2013) 2217-2222: “Bending potential as an Important Factor for the structure of Monomolecular Thiolate Layers on GaAs Substrates”.

Weber, T., Bechthold, M., Winkler, T., Dauselt, J., Terfort, A. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 111 (2013) 360-366: “Direct grafting of anti-fouling polyglycerol layers to steel and other technically relevant materials”.

Bashir, A., Azzam, W., Rohwerder, M., Terfort, A. Langmuir 29(44) (2013) 13449-13456: “Polymorphism in Self-Assembled Terphenylthiolate Monolayers on Au(111)”.

Lu, H., Zeysing, D., Kind, M., Tefort, A., Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 117(37) (2013) 18967-18979: “Structure of Self-Assembled Monolayers of Partially Fluorinated Alkanethiols with a Fluorocarbon Part of Variable Length on Gold Substrate”.

Zhuang, J.-L., Ar, D., Yu, X.-J., Liu, J.-X., Terfort, A. Advanced Materials 25(33) (2013) 4631-4635: “Patterned Deposition of Metal-Organic Frameworks onto Plastic, Paper, and Textile Substrates by Inkjet Printing of a Precursor Solution“.

Angelova, P., Vieker, H., Weber, N.-E., Matei, D., Reimer, O., Meier, I., Kurasch, S., Biskupek, J., Lorbach, D., Wunderlich, K., Chen, L., Terfort, A., Klapper, M., Müllen, K., Kaiser, U., Gölzhäuser, A., Turchanin, A. ACS Nano 7(8) (2013) 6489-6497: “An Universal Scheme to Convert Aromatic Molecular Monolayers into Functional Carbon Nanomembranes“.

Grenader, K., Kind, M., Silies, L., Peters, A., Bats, J.W., Bolte, M., Terfort, A. Journal of Molecular Structure 1039 (2013) 61-70. “Structural characterization of a series of aryl selenoacetates”.

Fracasso, D., Muglali, M.I., Rohwerder, M., Terfort, A., Chiechi, R.C. J. Phys. Chem. C 117 (2013) 11367-11376 : “Influenece of an Atom in EGaIn/Ga2O3 Tunneling Junctions Comprising Self-Assembled Monolayers”.

Grabosch, C., Kind, M., Gies, Y., Schweighöfer, F., Terfort, A., Lindhorst, T.K. Org. Biomol. Chem. 11 (2013) 4006-4015: “A "dual click" strategy for the fabrication of bioselective, glycosylated self-assembled monolayers as glycocalyx models”.

Jeyachandran, Y.L., Weber, T., Terfort, A., Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 117 (2013) 5824-5830: “Application of Long Wavelength Ultraviolet Radiation for Modification and Patterning of Protein-Repelling Monolayers”.

Porrati, F., Kämpken, B., Terfort, A., Muth, M. J. Appl. Phys. 113 (2013) 053707: “Fabrication and electrical transport properties of binary Co-Si nanostructures prepared by focused electron beam-induced deposition”.

Lin, H.-.X., Li, J.-M., Liu, B-J., Liu, D.-Y., Liu, J., Terfort, A., Xie, Z.-X., Tian, Z.-Q., Ren, B. Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys. 15 (2013) 4130-4135: “Uniform gold spherical particles for single-particle surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy”.!divAbstract

Lommel, K., Schäfer, G., Grenader, K., Ruland, C., Terfort, A., Mäntele, W., Wille, G. ChemBioChem. 14 (2013) 372-380: “Caged CO2 for the Direct Observation of CO2-Consuming Reactions”.

Siegfried, T., Kind, M., Terfort, A., Martin, O.J.F., Zharnikov, M., Ballav, N., Sigg, H. J. Raman Spectrosc. 44 (2013) 170-175: “Reusable plasmonic substrates fabricated by interference lithography: a platform for systematic sensing studies”.


Zhuang, J.-L.; Friedel, J.; Terfort, A. Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 3 (2012) 570-578: “The oriented and patterned growth of fluorescent metal–organic frameworks onto functionalized surfaces”.

Maleschlijski, S. ; Sendra, G. H. ; Di Fino, A. ; Leal-Taixé, L. ; Thome, I. ; Terfort, A. ; Aldred, N. ; Grunze, M. ; Clare, A. S. ; Rosenhahn, B. ; Rosenhahn A.  Biointerphas. (2012) 7 (1-4):50: “Three Dimensional Tracking of Exploratory Behavior of Barnacle Cyprids Using Stereoscopy”.

Kämpken, B.; Wulf, V.; Auner, N.; Winhold, M.;  Huth, M.; Rhinow, D.; Terfort, A. Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 3 (2012) 535-545: “Directed deposition of silicon nanowires using neopentasilane as precursor and gold as catalyst”.

Thomas, H.; Heide, R.; Terfort, A. Sens. Actuators, B: Chemical 171-172 (2012) 155-164: “Thin film reference electrodes for aqueous and organic media”.

Grenader, K.; Schüpbach, B.; Peters, A.; Kümmel, O.; Halter, O.; Terfort, A. Adv. Synth. Catal. 354 (2012) 2653-2658: “Catalytic C[BOND]Se Bond Formation under Very Mild Conditions for the Two-Step, One-Pot Synthesis of Aryl Selenoacetates”.

Jeyachandran, Y. L. ; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 116 (2012) 9019-9028: “Controlled Modification of Protein-Repelling Self-Assembled Monolayers by Ultraviolet Light: The Effect of the Wavelength”.

Dendzik, M.; Terfort, A.; Cyganik, P. J. Phys. Chem. C 116 (2012) 19535-19542: “Odd–Even Effect in the Polymorphism of Self-Assembled Monolayers of  Biphenyl-Substituted Alkaneselenolates on Au(111)”.

Weber, T.; Gies, Y.; Terfort, A. Langmuir 28 (2012) 15916-15921: “Bacteria Repulsive Polyglycerol Surfaces by Grafting Polymerization onto Aminopropylated Surfaces”.

Ballav, N.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. In: “Soft Matter Gradient Surfaces: Methods and Applications” 199-227: ”8. Making Gradient Patterns by Electron-Beam Chemical Lithography with Monomolecular Resists”.

Liu, J.; Shekhah, O.; Stammer, X.; Arslan, H. K. ; Liu, B.; Schüpbach, B.; Terfort, A.; Wöll, C. Materials 5 (2012) 1581-1592:  “Deposition of Metal-Organic Frameworks by Liquid-Phase Epitaxy: The Influence of Substrate Functional Group Density on Film Orientation”.


Winhold, M.; Schwalb, C.H.; Porrati, F.; Sachser, R.; Frangakis, A. S.; Kämpken, B.; Terfort, A; Auner, N.; Huth, M. ACS Nano 5 (2011) 9675-9681: “Binary Pt-Si nanostructures prepared by focused electron-beam-induced deposition“.

Zhuang, J.-L.; Lommel, K.; Ceglarek, D.; Andrusenko, I.; Kolb, U.; Maracke, S.; Sazama, U.; Fröba, M.; Terfort, A. Chem. Mater. 23 (2011) 5366-5374: “The synthesis of a new copper-azobenzene dicarboxylate framework in form of hierarchical bulk solids and thin films without and with patterning”.

Hohman, J. N.; Kim, M.; Schüpbach, B.; Kind, M.; Thomas, J.C.; Terfort, A; Weiss, P.S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133 (2011) 19422-19431 : “The Dynamic Double Lattice of 1-Adamantaneselenolate Self-Assembled Monolayers on Au{111}”.

Muglali, M. I.; Bashir, A.; Terfort, A.; Rohwerder, A. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13 (2011) 15530-15538: “Electrochemical Investigations on Stability and Protonation Behavior of Pyridine-Terminated Aromatic Self-assembled Monolayers”.                     

Wyczawska, S.; Cyganik, P.; Terfort, A.; Lievens, P. ChemPhysChem 12 (2011) 2554-2557: “Ion-Beam-Induced Desorption as a Method for Probing the Stability of the Molecule-Substrate Interface in Self-Assembled Monolayers“.

Zhao, J.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 115 (2011) 14058-14066: “Gold Nanoparticle Patterning on Monomolecular Chemical Templates Fabricated by Irradiation-Promoted Exchange Reaction”.

Hamoudi, H.; Neppl, S.; Kao, P.; Schupbach, B.; Feulner, P.; Terfort, A.; Allara, D.; Zharnikov, M. Phys. Rev. Lett.  107(2) (2011) 027801-1–027801-4: “Orbital-Dependent Charge Transfer Dynamics in Conjugated Self-Assembled Monolayers”.

Kong,L.; Chesneau, F.; Zhang,Z.; Staier, F.; Terfort, A.; Dowben, P. A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 115 (2011) 22422–22428: „Electronic Structure of Aromatic Monomolecular Films: The Effect of Molecular Spacers and Interfacial Dipoles“.

Zhuang, J-L.; Ceglarek, D.; Pethuraj, S.; Terfort, A. Adv. Funct. Mater. 21 (2011) 1442–1447: “Rapid Room-Temperature Synthesis of Metal–Organic Framework HKUST-1 Crystals in Bulk and as Oriented and Patterned Thin Films”.

Rivera_Gil, P.; Yang, F.; Thomas, H.; Li, L.; Terfort, A.; Parak, W. J. Nano Today 6 (2011) 20-27: Development of an assay based on cell counting with quantum dot labels for comparing cell adhesion within cocultures”.

Zacher, D; Yusenko, K.; Betard, A.; Henke, S.; Molon, M.; Krasnopolski, M.; Meilikhov, M.; Fischer, R. A.; Ladnorg, T.; Shekhah, O.; Woell, Ch.; Schuepbach, B.; Terfort, A.; Dea Losa Arcos, T.; Winter, J. Chem. Eur. J. 17 (2011) 1448 – 1455: “Liquid-phase epitaxy of multicomponent layer-based porous coordination polymer thin films of [M(L)(P)0.5] type: Importance of deposition sequence on the oriented growth “.

Chesneau, F.; Hamoudi, H.; Schüpbach, B.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 115 (2011) 4773-4782: “Modification of Self-Assembled Monolayers of Perfluoroterphenyl-Substituted Alkanethiols by Low-Energy Electrons”.

Dauselt, J.; Zhao J.; Kind, M.; Binder, R.; Bashir, A.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C  115 (2011) 2841-2854: ”Compensation of the Odd-Even Effects in Araliphatic Self-Assembled Monolayers by Nonsymmetric Attachment of the Aromatic Part”.


Chesneau, F.; Schüpbach, B.; Szelągowska-Kunstman, K.; Ballav, N.; Cyganik, P.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.12 (2010) 12123-12137: “Self-assembled monolayers of perfluoroterphenyl-substituted alkanethiols: specific characteristics and odd-even effects”.

Ballav, N.; Schüpbach, B.; Neppl, S.; Feulner, P.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 114 (2010) 12719-12727: „Biphenylnitrile-Based Self-Assembled Monolayers on Au(111): Spectroscopic Characterization and Resonant Excitation of the Nitrile Tail Group“.

Schüpbach, B.; Terfort, A. Org. Biomol. Chem. 8 (2010) 3552-3562: “A divergent synthesis of oligoarylalkanethiols with Lewis-basic N-donor termini”.

Dietrich, P. M.; Graf, N.; Gross, T.; Lippitz, A.; Krakert, S.; Schüpbach, B.; Terfort, A.; Unger, W.E.S. Surf. Interface Anal. 42 (2010) 1184-1187: „Amine species on self-assembled monolayers of ω-aminothiolates on gold as identified by XPS and NEXAFS spectroscopy“.

Schüpbach, B.; Bolte, M.; Zharnikov, M.; Terfort, A. Eur. J. Org. Chem. (2010) 3041-3048: “Grafting Organic n-Semiconductors to Surfaces: (Perfluoro-p-terphenyl-4-yl)alkanethiols”.

Liu, J.; Schüpbach, B.; Bashir, A.; Shekhah, O.; Nefedov, A.; Kind, M.; Terfort, A.; Wöll, C. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 12 (2010) 4459-4472: „Structural Characterization of Self-assembled Monolayers of Pyridine-terminated Thiolates on Gold“.

Szelągowska-Kunstman, K.; Cyganik, P.; Schüpbach, B.; Terfort, A. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 12 (2010) 4400-4406: “Relative stability of thiol and selenol based SAMs on Au(111) – exchange experiments“.

Krakert, S.; Ballav, N.; Zharnikov, M.; Terfort, A. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 12 (2010) 507-515: „Adjustment of the bioresistivity by electron irradiation: self-assembled monolayers of oligo(ethyleneglycol)-terminated alkanethiols with embedded cleavable group“.

Dietrich, P. M.; Graf, N.; Gross, T.; Lippitz, A.; Schüpbach, B.; Bashir, A.; Wöll, C.; Terfort, A.; Unger, W. E. S. Langmuir 26 (2010) 3949-3954: „Self-assembled monolayers of aromatic ω-aminothiols on gold: surface chemistry and reactivity“.

Krakert, S.; Terfort, A. Aust. J. Chem. 63 (2010) 303-314: „Preparation of Azobenzenealkanethiols for Self-Assembled Monolayers with Photoswitchable Properties“.


Graf, N.; Yegen, E.; Gross, T.; Lippitz, A.; Weigel, W.; Krakert, S.; Terfort, A.; Unger, W.E.S. Surf. Sci. 603 (2009) 2849-2860: „XPS and NEXAFS studies of aliphatic and aromatic amine species on functionalized surfaces“.

Chelmowski, R.; Käfer, D.; Köster, S. D.; Klasen, T.; Winkler, T.; Terfort, A.; Metzler-Nolte, N.; Wöll, Ch. Langmuir 25 (2009) 11480-11485: „Postformation Modification of SAMs: Using Click Chemistry to Functionalize Organic Surfaces“.

Weidner, T.; Ballav, N.; Grunze, M.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. Phys. Status Solidi B246 (2009) 1519-1528: „Modification of biphenylselenolate monolayers by low-energy electrons“.

Ballav, N.; Thomas, H.; Winkler, T.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 48 (2009) 5833-2836: “Making Protein Patterns by Writing in a Protein-Repelling Template”.

Ballav, N.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. Langmuir 25 (2009) 9189-9196: “Fabrication of Mixed Self-Assembled Monolayers Designed for Avidin Immobilization by Irradiation Promoted Exchange Reaction”.

Shekhah, O.; Wang, H.; Paradinas, M.; Ocal, C.; Schüpbach, B.; Terfort, A.; Zacher, D.; Fischer, R. A.; Wöll, Ch. Nature Mater. 8 (2009) 481-484: “Controlling Interpenetration in Metal-Organic Frameworks by Liquid Phase Epitaxy”.

Liu, J.; Stratmann, L.; Krakert, S.; Kind, M.; Olbrich, F.; Terfort, A.; Wöll, Ch. J. Photoelectron Spectr. 172 (2009) 120-127: “IR Spectroscopic Characterization of SAMs made from a Homologous Series of Pyridine Thiols”.

Ballav, N.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C,113 (2009) 3697-3706: “Mixing of non-substituted and partly fluorinated alkanethiols in a binary self-assembled monolayer”.


Chelmowski, R.; Köster, S. D.; Kerstan, A.; Prekelt, A.; Grunwald, C.; Winkler, T.; Metzler-Nolte, N.; Terfort, A.; Wöll, Ch. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130 (2008) 14952-14953: “Peptide-Based SAMs that Resist the Adsorption of Proteins”.

Cyganik, P.; Szelągowska-Kunstman, K.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem C 112 (2008) 15466-15473: „Odd-even effect in molecular packing of biphenyl-alkane selenolate self-assembled monolayers on Au(111) – scanning tunnelling microscopy study“.

Weidner, T.; Shaporenko, A.; Müller, J.; Schmid, M.; Cyganik, P.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem C 112 (2008) 12495–12506: „The effect of the bending potential on molecular arrangement in alkaneselenolate self-assembled monolayers“.

Winkler, T.; Ballav, N.; Thomas, H.; Zharnikov, M.; Terfort, A. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 47 (2008) 7238-7241: “Micrometer-Scale Protein-Resistance Gradients by Electron-beam Lithography”.

Rajalingam, K.; Strunskus, T.; Terfort, A.; Fischer, R. A.; Wöll, Ch. Langmuir, 24 (2008) 7986-7994: „Metallization of a thiol-terminated organic surface using chemical vapor deposition”.

Bashir, A.; Käfer, D.; Müller, J.; Wöll, C.; Terfort, A.; Witte, G. Angew. Chem. 120 (2008) 5328-5331: „Selenium as a Key Element for Highly Ordered Aromatic Self-Assembled Monolayers“.

Kleinert, M.; Winkler, T.; Terfort, A.; Lindhorst, T. K. Org. Biomol. Chem. 6 (2008) 2118-2132: “A modular approach for the construction and modification of glyco-SAMs utilizing 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition”.


Ballav, N.; Schüpbach, B.; Dethloff, O.; Feulner, P.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129 (2007) 15416-15417 : “Direct Probing Molecular Twist and Tilt in Aromatic Self-Assembled Monolayers”.

Bock, C.; Pham, D. V.; Kunze, U.; Käfer, D.; Witte, G; Terfort, A. Appl. Phys. Lett. 91 (2007) 052110: “Influence of anthracene-2-thiol treatment on the device parameters of pentacene bottom-contact transistors”.

Weidner, T.; Shaporenko, A.; Müller, J.; Höltig, M.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C, 111 (2007) 11627-11635: „Self-Assembled Monolayers of Aromatic Tellurides on (111)-Oriented Gold and Silver Substrates”.

Ballav, N.; Shaporenko, A.; Krakert, S.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. C111 (2007) 7772-7782: “Tuning the Exchange Reaction between a Self-assembled Monolayer and Potential Substituents by Electron Irradiation”.

Shaporenko, A.; Müller, J.; Weidner, T.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129(8) (2007) 2232-2233: „Balance of Structure-Building Forces in Selenium-Based Self-Assembled Monolayers“.

Badin, M.G.; Bashir, A.; Krakert, S.; Strunskus, T.; Terfort, A.; Wöll, Ch. Angew. Chem. 119 (2007) 3837-3839: “Formation of Kinetically Stable, Flat Lying Thiolate Monolayers”.

Ballav, N.; Shaporenko, A.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. Adv. Mater. 19 (2007) 998-1000: „A Flexible Approach to the Fabrication of Chemical Gradients”.

Fowelin, C.; Schüpbach, B.; Terfort, A. Eur. J. Org. Chem. (2007) 1013-1017: „Aromatic thioesters as protective groups for thiols against 1,2-didehydrobenzenes”.


Müller, J.; Terfort, A. Inorg. Chim. Acta, 359(15) (2006) 4821-4827: „Synthesis of pure aromatic, aliphatic, and araliphatic diselenides”.

Lambert, Ch.; Kriegisch, V.; Terfort, A.; Zeysing, B. J. Electroanal. Chem. 590(1) (2006) 32-36: „Heterogeneous electron transfer processes in triarylamine- and ferrocene-based self-assembled monolayers”.

Azzam, W.; Bashir, A.; Terfort, A.; Wöll, Ch. Langmuir, 22 (2006) 3647-3655: „Combined STM and FTIR Characterization of Terphenylalkanethiol Monolayers on Au(111): Effect of Alkyl Chain Length and Deposition Temperature“.

Käfer, D.; Witte, G.; Cyganik, P.; Terfort, A., Wöll, C. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 128 (2006) 1723-1732: „A Comprehensive Study of Self-Assembled Monolayers of Anthracenethiol on Gold: Solvent Effects, Structure and Stability“.

Shaporenko, A.; Terfort, A.; Grunze, M.; Zharnikov, M. J. Electr. Spec. Rel. Phenom. 151 (2006) 45-51: „A detailed analysis of the photoemission spectra of basic thioaromatic monolayers on noble metal substrates”.


Terfort, A.; Garbers, G.; Lück, R.; Neander, S. Deutsches Patent DE 10 2005 002750 (2005): „Primer für dentale Edelmetalllegierungen".

Raiber, K.; Terfort, A.; Benndorf, C.; Krings, N.; Strehblow, H.-H., Surf. Sci. 595 (2005) 56-63: „ Removal of Self-Assembled Monolayers of Alkanethiolates on Gold by Plasma Cleaning“.

Shaporenko, A.; Cyganik, P.; Buck, M.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. B. 109 (2005) 13630-13638: “Self-assembled monolayers of aromatic selenolates on noble metal substrates”.

Shaporenko, A.; Brunnbauer, M.; Terfort, A.; Johansson, L. S. O.; Grunze, M.; Zharnikov, M. Langmuir 21 (2005) 4370-4375: „Odd-Even Effects in Photoemission From Terphenyl-Substituted Alkanethiolate Self-Assembled Monolayers”.

Shaporenko, A.; Ulman, A.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M., J. Phys. Chem. B 109 (2005) 3898-3906: “Self-assembled Monolayers of Alkaneselenolates on (111)Gold and Silver”.

Müller, J.; Brunnbauer, M.; Schmidt, M.; Zimmermann, A.; Terfort, A. Synthesis (2005) 998-1004: “Preparation of para-Terphenylylalkanethiols with different chain length”.


Shaporenko, A.; Brunnbauer, M.; Terfort, A.; Grunze, M.; Zharnikov, M. J. Phys. Chem. B. 108(38) (2004) 14462-14469: “Structural Forces in Self-Assembled Monolayers: Terphenyl-Substituted Alkanethiols on Noble Metal Substrates“.

Klauser, R.; Huang, M.-L.; Wang, S.-C.; Chen, C.-H.; Chuang, T. J.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M., Langmuir 20(6) (2004) 2050-2053: „Lithography with a focused soft X-ray beam and a monomolecular resist“.


Klauser, R.; Hong, I.-H.; Wang, S.-C.; Zharnikov, M.; Paul, A.; Gölzhäuser, A.; Terfort, A.; Chuang, T. J. J. Phys. Chem. B 107 (2003) 13133-13142: „Imaging and Patterning of Monomolecular Resists by Zone-Plate-Focused X-ray Microprobe”.


Azzam, W.; Wehner, B. I.; Fischer, R. A.; Terfort, A.; Wöll, Ch. Langmuir 18(21) (2002) 7766-7769: „Bonding and Orientation in Self-Assembled Monolayers of Oligophenyldithiols on Au Substrates“.

Arnold, R.; Azzam, W.; Terfort, A.; Wöll, Ch. Langmuir 18(10) (2002) 3980-3992: „Preparation, Modification, and Crystallinity of Aliphatic and Aromatic Carboxylic Acid Terminated Self-Assembled Monolayers“.


Holmlin, E. R.; Haag, R.; Chabinyc, M. L.; Ismagilov, R. F.; Cohen, A. E.; Terfort, A.; Rampi, M. A.; Whitesides, G. M. J. Am. Chem. Soc.123(21) (2001) 5075-5085: ”Electron Transport through Thin Organic Films in Metal-Insulator-Metal Junctions Based on Self-Assembled Monolayers”.

Arnold, R.; Terfort, A.; Wöll, Ch. Langmuir 17(16) (2001) 4980-4989: „The Determination of Molecular Orientation in Self-Assembled Monolayers Using IR Absorption Intensities – The Importance of Grinding Effects“.

Fuxen, C.; Azzam, W.; Arnold, R.; Witte, G.; Terfort, A.; Wöll, Ch. Langmuir 17(12) (2001) 3689-3695: „Structural Characterisation of Organothiolate Adlayers on Gold: the Case of Rigid, Aromatic Backbones“.

Frey, S.; Stadler, V.; Heister, K.; Eck, W.; Zharnikov, M.; Grunze, M.; Zeysing, B.; Terfort, A. Langmuir 17(8) (2001) 2408-2415: „Structure of Thioaromatic Self-Assembled Monolayers on Gold and Silver”.

Scharf, J.; Strehblow, H.-H.; Zeysing, B.; Terfort, A. J. Solid State Electrochem. 5 (6) (2001) 396-401: „Electrochemical and Surface Analytical Studies of Self Assembled Monolayers of Three Aromatic Thiols on Gold Electrodes”.


Bartz, M.; Terfort, A.; Knoll, W.; Tremel, W. Chem. Eur. J. 6 (22) (2000), 4149-4153: ”Stamping of Monomeric SAMs as a Route to Structured Crystallization Templates: Patterned Titania Films”.;2-P/pdf

Zeysing, B.; Gosch, C.; Terfort, A. Org. Lett. 2 (13) (2000) 1843-1845: „Protecting Groups for Thiols Suitable for Suzuki Conditions”.


Himmel, H.-J.; Terfort, A.; Arnold, R.; Wöll, Ch. Materials Science and Engineering C, 8-9 (1999) 431-435: „Chemical Properties of Hydrogen-Bonded Organic Bilayer Fabricated via Self-Assembly of COOH-Functionalised       Oligophenylthiols on Au Substrates“.


Himmel, H.-J.; Terfort, A.; Wöll, Ch. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 120 (1998) 12069-12074: „Fabrication of a Carboxyterminated Organic Surface Using Self-Assembly of a Functionalized Terphenylthiol: The Importance of Hydrogen-Bond Formation“.

Marzolin, C.; Terfort, A.; Tien, J.; Whitesides, G. M. Thin Solid Films 315 (1998) 9: “Patterning of a Polysiloxane Precursor to Silicate Glasses by Microcontact Printing“.


Tien, J.; Terfort, A.; Whitesides, G. M. Langmuir 13 (1997) 5349: "Micro­fabri­cation through Electrostatic Self-Assembly“.

Yan, L.; Marzolin, C.; Terfort, A.; Whitesides, G. M. Langmuir 13 (1997) 6704: “Formation and Reaction of Interchain Carboxylic Anhydride Groups on Self-Assembled Monolayers on Gold“.

Bowden, N.; Terfort, A.; Carbeck, J.; Whitesides, G. M. U.S. Patent Application: "Self-Assembly of Mesoscale Objects".


Terfort, A.; Whitesides, G. M. Adv. Mat. 10 (1998) 470: "Self-Assembly of an Operating Electrochemical Circuit Based on Shape Complementary and the Hydrophobic Effect".;2-1/pdf


Bowden, N.; Terfort, A.; Carbeck, J.; Whitesides, G. M. Science, 276 (1997) 233: "Self-Assembly of Mesoscale Objects into Ordered Two-Dimensional Arrays".

Terfort, A.; Bowden, N.; Whitesides, G. M. Nature 386 (1997) 162: "Three-Dimensional Self-Assembly of Millimetre-Scale Components".

Terfort, A.; Goerls, H.; Brunner, H. Synthesis (1997) 79: "First Helical Chiral Phosphane Ligands: [5]- and [6]-Heliphos".

1988 - 1996

Terfort, A.; Brunner, H. J. Chem. Soc. Perkin Trans. 1 (1996) 1467: "Phosphane Ligands with Two Binding Sites of Differing Hardness for the Enantioselective Grignard Cross Coupling".

Brunner, H.; Terfort, A. Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 6 (1995) 919: "Enantioselective Catalysis. 95. An Asymmetric Hydrogenation System Breeding its own Counter-Configurated Ligand".

Sievers, D.; Achilles, T.; Burmeister, J.; Jordan, S.; Terfort, A.; Von Kiedrowski, G. NATO ASI Ser., Ser. C (1994), 446 (Self-Production of Supermolecular Structures), 45: "Molecular Replication: from Minimal to Complex Systems".

Von Kiedrowski, G.; Helbing, J.; Wlotzka, B.; Jordan, S.; Matzen, M.; Achilles, T.; Sievers, D.; Terfort, A.; Kahrs, B. C. Nachr. Chem. Tech. Lab. 40 (1992) 578: "Parabolische Reproduktion und der Ursprung der Replikation".

Terfort, A.; Von Kiedrowski, G. Angew. Chem. 104 (1992) 626 (Int. Ed. Engl. 31 (1992) 654): "Self-Replication by Condensation of 3-Amino-benzamidines with 2-Formyl­phenoxyacetic Acids".

Tietze, L. F.; Beller, M.; Terfort, A.; Dölle, A. Synthesis (1991) 1118: "First Synthesis and Structural Determination of Blepharin and 1'-Epiblepharin".

Terfort, A. Synthesis (1992) 951: "Synthesis and Application of (3R,4R)-3,4-Bis(diphenyl­phoshino)tetrahydrofuran as Ligand for Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Acrylic acids".

Terfort, A. Deutsches Patent 37 17 964.0-11 (1988): "Darstellung von Thiol-Substituierten Divinylbenzol-Styrol Polymeren zur Bleientfernung aus Wasser".


 Andere Veröffentlichungen:

  1. Terfort, A. Chemie in unserer Zeit, Heft 3 (1998) 163: „Selbstorganisierte Mikrostrukturen aus Polymeren“.
  2. Eickhoff, T.; Drube, W.; Terfort, A. HASYLAB Annual Report (1998), 945: “High Energy XPS of Self-Assembled Monolayers of Alkanethioles on Gold”.
  3. Terfort, A. Chemie in unserer Zeit, Heft 1 (1999) 53: „Selbstaufbau dreidimensionaler Objekte“.
  4. Zeysing, B.; Eickhoff, T.; Drube, W.; Terfort, A. HASYLAB Annual Report (1999), 221: “Surface Monolayers with Improved Stability Toward Radiation”.
  5. Eickhoff, T., Drube, W., Brunnbauer, M., Terfort, A HASYLAB Annual Report (2000): “Self Assembled Double-Layers of Thiols on Au: A TER-XPS Study”.
  6. Brunnbauer, M., Eickhoff, T., Drube, W., Terfort, A. HASYLAB Annual Report (2000): “Self-Assembled Monolayers of Thiols on Gold Show Chainlength Dependent Equilibria”.
  7. Brunnbauer, M., Eickhoff, T., Drube, W., Terfort, A. HASYLAB Annual Report (2001): “A New Type of Self-Assembled Double-Layer of Thiols on Gold discovered by TER-XPS”.