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Publikationen der AG Schirmeisen



Q. Zhong, J. Jung, D. Kohrs, A. Kaczmarek, D. Ebeling, D. Mollenhauer, H.A. Wegner, A. Schirmeisen, "Deciphering the Mechanism of On-Surface Dehydrogenative C–C Coupling Reactions", JACS (2024) accepted


E. Cihan, B.R. Jany, D. Dietzel, A. Schirmeisen, "Effect of amorphous–crystalline phase transition on superlubric sliding", Physical Review Letters 130 (2023) 126205 (link to article)

Q. Zhong, A. Mardyukov, E. Solel, D. Ebeling, A. Schirmeisen, P. Schreiner, "On-Surface Synthesis and Real Space Visualization of Aromatic P3N3", Angewandte Chemie 62 (2023)  e2023101 (link to article)

Q. Zhong, V. Barát, D. Csokás, K. Niu, M. Gorecki, A. Ghosh, J. Björk, D. Ebeling, L. Chi, A. Schirmeisen, M. C. Stuparu, "On-Surface Stereochemical Characterization of a Highly Curved Chiral Nanographene by Noncontact Atomic Force Microscopy and Scanning Tunneling Microscopy", CCS Chem 5 (2023) 1-10 (link to article)

J. Konrad, E. Gnecco, D. Dietzel, A. Schirmeisen, "Anisotropy of nanoscale friction: Influence of lattice structure, temperature, and wear", Physical Review B 107 (2023) 195438 (link to article)

Z.F. Wang, D. Martin-Jimenez, Q. Zhong, D. Ebeling, A. Schirmeisen, H. Wang, W.C. Wang, L.F. Chi, “Step-Edge-Induced Patterning and Orientation Control of Crystalline Organic Semiconductor Films”, Advanced Materials Interfaces 10 (2023) 2201780 (link to article)

W. Wang, D. Dietzel, C. Liu, A. Schirmeisen, "Nanoscale Friction across the First Order Charge Density Wave Phase Transition of 1T-TaS2", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 15 (2022) 4774–4780 (link to article)

W. Wang, L.F. Chi, Z. Wang, Zh. Wang, D. Martin Jimenez, Y. Zhang, M. Wiche, L. Liu, D. Ebeling, Q. Zhong, F. Fontein, A. Schirmeisen, L. Huang, Lizhen, "Liquid Crystal-Like Active Layer for High-Performance Organic Field-Effect Transistors", Science China Materials 66 (2023) 1518 (link to article)

W. Wang, D. Dietzel, A. Schirmeisen, "Control of Nanoscale Ripple Formation onIonic Crystals by Atomic Force Microscopy", Tribology Letters 71 (2023) 28 (linke to article)


B. Klein, A. Ihle, S. Kachel, L. Ruppenthal, S. Hall, L. Sattler, S. Weber, J. Herritsch, A. Jaegermann, D. Ebeling, R. Maurer, G. Hilt, R. Tonner-Zech, A. Schirmeisen, J.M. Gottfried, "Topological Stone-Wales Defects Enhance Bonding and Electronic Coupling at the Graphene/Metal Interface", ACS Nano 16 (2022) 11979–11987 (link to article)

Qigang Zhong, Kaifeng Niu, Long Chen, Haiming Zhang, Daniel Ebeling, Jonas Björk, Klaus Müllen, André Schirmeisen, and Lifeng Chi,"Substrate-Modulated Synthesis of Metal–Organic Hybrids by Tunable Multiple Aryl–Metal Bonds" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 144 (2022) 8214 (link to article)

Matthias Vorholzer, Dirk Dietzel, Ebru Cihan, and André Schirmeisen, "Shear-assisted contact aging of single-asperity nanojunctions", Phys. Rev. B 105, 195401 (link to article)

M. G. Ruppert, D. Martin Jimenez, Y. K. Yong, A. Ihle, A. Schirmeisen, A. J. Fleming,  D. Ebeling, "Experimental Analysis of Tip Vibrations at Higher Eigenmodes of QPlus Sensors for Atomic Force Microscopy", Nanotechnology 33 (2022) 185503 (link to article)

D. Martin Jimenez, M. G. Ruppert, A. Ihle, S. Ahles, H.A. Wegner, A. Schirmeisen, D. Ebeling, "Chemical bond imaging using torsional and flexural higher eigenmodes of qPlus sensors", Nanoscale 14 (2022) 5329 (link to article)

J.-A. Schmidt, B. Schmidt, D. Dietzel, J. Falter, G. Thummes, A. Schirmeisen, "Improvement Strategies for a Low Input Power 4 K Pulse Tube Cooler: Experiments and Sage Simulations", Cryogenics 122 (2022) 103417 (link to article)


Q. Zhong, A. Ihle, S. Ahlers, H.A. Wegner, A. Schirmeisen, D. Ebeling "Constructing covalent organic nanoarchitectures molecule by molecule via scanning probe manipulation" Nature Chemistry 13 (2021) 1133–1139 (link to article)

W. Wang, D. Dietzel and A. Schirmeisen "Thermal Activation of Nanoscale Wear", Physical Review Letters 126 (2021) 196101 (link to article)

S. Badur, D. Renz, M. Cronau, T. Göddenhenrich, D. Dietzel, B. Roling, A. Schirmeisen "Characterization of Vegard strain related to exceptionally fast Cu-chemical diffusion in Cu2Mo6S8 by an advanced electrochemical strain microscopy method" Scientific Reports 11 (2021) 18133 (link to article)

H. M. Reinhardt, P. Chizhik, D. Dietzel, Hee-Cheol Kima, Michael Dasbacha,
A. Schirmeisen, N. Hampp "Conformable metal oxide platelets – A smart surface armor for green tribology", Tribology International 162 (2021) 107138 (link to article)

J.-A. Schmidt, B. Schmidt, D. Dietzel, J. Falter, G. Thummes, A. Schirmeisen, "Orientation Dependence of Cooling Performance in Tilted 4 K Pulse Tube Coolers", Proceedings of the 16th IIR International Conference (2021) (link to article)


W. Wang, D. Dietzel and A. Schirmeisen "Single-asperity sliding friction across the superconducting phase transition", Science Advances 6 (2020) eaay0165 (link to article)

J. Tschakert, Q. Zhong, D. Martin-Jimenez, J. Carracedo-Cosme, C. Romero-Muñiz, P. Henkel, T. Schlöder, S. Ahles, D. Mollenhauer, H.A. Wegner, P. Pou, R. Perez, A. Schirmeisen, D. Ebeling  „Surface-Controlled Reversal of the Selectivity of Halogen Bonds“, Nature Communications 11 (2020) 5630 (link to article)

Q. Fan, D. Martin-Jiminez, S. Werner, D. Ebeling, T. Koehler, T. Vollgraf, J. Sundermeyer, W. Hieringer, A. Schirmeisen, and J. M. Gottfried "On-Surface Synthesis and Characterization of a Cycloarene: C108 Graphene Ring", JACS 142 (2020) 894 (link to article)

D. Martin-Jiminez, A. Ihle, S. Ahlers, H. A. Wegner, A. Schirmeisen, D. Ebeling „Bond-Level Imaging of Organic Molecules Using Q-Controlled Amplitude Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy“, Appl. Phys. Lett. 117 (2020) 131601 (link to article)

S. Badur, D. Renz, T. Göddenhenrich, D. Ebeling, B. Roling, A. Schirmeisen, "Voltage- and Frequency-Based Separation of Nanoscale Electromechancial and Electrostatic Forces in Contact Resonance Force Microscopy: Implications for the Analysis of Battery Materials" ACS Applied Nano Materials 3 (2020) 7397 (link to article)

P. Chizhik, D. Dietzel, A. Schirmeisen, "Tribological Analysis of Contacts between Glass and Tungsten Carbide Near the Glass Transition Temperature", Trib. Lett. 68 (2020) 127 (link to article)

J.-A. Schmidt, B. Schmidt, St. Spagna, D. Dietzel, J. Falter, G. Thummes, A. Schirmeisen, "Low input power 4 K pulse tube cryocooler driven by an inverter helium compressor: Intrinsic temperature oscillations and mechanical vibrations", Cryogenics 108 (2020) 103085 (link to article)



M. Vorholzer, J. G. Vilhena, R. Perez, E. Gnecco, D. Dietzel, and A. Schirmeisen "Temperature activates contact ageing in silica nanocontacts", Physical Review X 9 (2019) 041045 (link to article)

Q. Fan, D. Martin-Jiminez, D. Ebeling, C.K. Krug, L. Brechmann, C. Kohlmeyer, G. Hilt, W. Hieringer, A. Schirmeisen, and J. M. Gottfried "Nanoribbons with Non-Alternant Topology from Fusionof Polyazulene: Carbon Allotropes Beyond Graphene", JACS 141 (2019) 17713 (link to article) also featured in Nature Research Highlights

Q. Zhong, Y. Hu, K. Niu, H. Zhang, B. Yang, D. Ebeling, J. Tschakert, T. Cheng, A. Schirmeisen, A. Narita, K. Müllen, L. Chi "Benzo-Fused Periacenes or Double Helicenes? Different Cyclodehydrogenation Pathways on Surface and in Solution", JACS 141 (2019) 7399 (link to article)

D. Ebeling, Q. Zhong, T. Schlöder, J. Tschakert, P. Henkel, S. Ahles, L.F. Chi, D. Mollenhauer, H. Wegner, A. Schirmeisen, "Adsorption Structure of Mono- and Diradicals on a Cu(111) Surface: Chemoselective Dehalogenation of 4-Bromo-3''-iodo-p-terphenyl", ACS Nano 13 (2019) 324 (abstract)

D. Martin-Jimenez, S. Ahles, D. Mollenhauer, H. A. Wegner, A. Schirmeisen,  D. Ebeling, „Bond Level Imaging of the 3D Conformation of Adsorbed Organic Molecules Using Atomic Force Microscopy with Simultaneous Tunneling Feedback“, Physical Review Letters 122 (2019) 196101 (link to article) see also this APS Physics viewpoint

W. Wang, D. Dietzel, A. Schirmeisen "Lattice Discontinuities of 1T-TaS2 across First Order Charge Density Wave Phase Transitions", Scientific Reports 9 (2019) 7066 (link to article)

V. Lushta, D. Dietzel, B. Roling, A. Schirmeisen, "Nanoscale characterization of ion mobility by temperature controlled Li-nanoparticle growth" ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 11 (2019) 5476 (link to article)

F. Hartmuth, D. Dietzel, A.S de Wijn, A. Schirmeisen "Friction vs. Area Scaling of Superlubric NaCl-Particles on Graphite", Lubricants 7 (2019) 66 (link to article) see also cover image

P. Chizhik, D. Dietzel, S. Bill, A. Schirmeisen, "Tribological Properties of a Phyllosilicate Based Microparticle Oil Additive" Wear 426-427 (2019), 835-844 (link to article)



Q. Zhong, D. Ebeling, J. Tschakert, Y. Gao, D. Bao, S. Du, C. Li, L. Chi, A. Schirmeisen, "Symmetry breakdown of 4,4″-diamino-p-terphenyl on a Cu(111) surface by lattice mismatch" Nature Comm. 9 (2018) 3277 (link to article)

D. Ebeling, M. Sekutor, M. Stiefermann, J. Tschakert, J. Dahl, R. Carlson, A. Schirmeisen, P.R. Schreiner, "Assigning the absolute configuration of single aliphatic molecules by visual inspection", Nature Comm. 9 (2018) 2420 (link to article) see also this blog

Q. Fan, S. Werner, J. Tschakert, D. Ebeling, A. Schirmeisen, G. Hilt, W. Hieringer, M. Gottfried, "Precise Mono-Selective Aromatic C-H Bond Activation by Chemisorption of Meta-Aryne on a Metal Surface", JACS 140 (2018) 7526 (abstract)

Q. Li, B. Yang, J. Björk, Q. Zhong, H. Ju, J. Zhang, N. Cao, Z. Shi, H. Zhang, D. Ebeling, A. Schirmeisen, J. Zhu, L. Chi, "Hierarchical Dehydrogenation Reactions on a Copper Surface", JACS 140 (2018) 6076 (abstract)

D. Dietzel, A. DeWijn, M. Vorholzer, A. Schirmeisen, "Friction Fluctuation of Gold Nanoparticles sliding in the Superlubric Regime", Nanotechnology 29 (2018) 155702 (abstract)

E. Panizon, T. Marx, D. Dietzel, F. Pellegrini, G.E. Santoro, A. Schirmeisen, E. Tosatti, "Friction Anomalies at First-Order Transition Spinoidals: 1T-TaS2", New Journal of Physics 20 (2018) 023033 (abstract)

B. Schmidt, J. Falter, A. Schirmeisen, M. Mück, "A SQUID system for geophysical measurements cooled by a pulse tube cryocooler", Supercond. Sci. Technol. 31 (2018) 075006 (abstract)

A. Vanossi, D. Dietzel, A. Schirmeisen, E. Meyer, R. Pawlak, Th. Glatzel, M. Kisiel, S. Kawai, N. Manini, "Recent highlights in nanoscale and mesoscale friction", Beilstein J. Nanotechn. 9 (2018) 1995-2014

S. Bradler, A. Schirmeisen, B. Roling, "Piezoresponse force and electrochemical strain microscopy in dual AC resonance tracking mode: Analysis of tracking errors", Journal of Applied Physics 123 (2018) 035106 (abstract)



D. Ebeling, M. Sekutor, M. Stiefermann, J. Tschakert, J.E.P. Dahl, R.M.K. Carlson, A. Schirmeisen, P.R. Schreiner, "London Dispersion directs On-Surface Self-Assembly of [121] Tetramantane Molecules", ACS Nano 11 (2017) 9459 (abstract)

D. Dietzel, J. Brndiar, I. Stich, A. Schirmeisen, "Limitations of structural superlubricity: Chemical bonds versus contact size", ACS Nano 11 (2017) 7642 (abstract)

S. Zint, D. Ebeling, T. Schlöder, S. Ahles, D. Mollenhauer, H. Wegner, A. Schirmeisen, "Imaging Successive Intermediate States of the On-Surface Ullmann Reaction on Cu(111): Role of the Metal Coordination", ACS Nano 11 (2017) 4183 (abstract)

J. J. Mazo, D. Dietzel, A. Schirmeisen, J. G. Vilhena, E. Gnecco, "Time Strengthening of Crystal Nanocontacts", Physical Review Letters 118 (2017) 246101 (abstract)

D. Ebeling, Q. Zhong, S. Ahles, L. Chi, H. Wegner, A. Schirmeisen, "Chemical bond imaging using higher eigenmodes of tuning fork sensors in atomic force microscopy", Applied Physics Letters 110 (2017) 183102 (abstract)

S. Bradler, A. Schirmeisen, B. Roling, "Amplitude Quantification in Contact-Resonance based Voltage modulated Force Spectroscopy", Journal of Applied Physics 122 (2017) 065106 (abstract)

V. Lushta, S. Bradler, B. Roling, A. Schirmeisen, "Correlation between Drive Amplitude and Resonance Frequency in Electrochemical Strain Microscopy: Influence of Electrostatic Forces", Journal of Applied Physics 121 (2017) 224302 (abstract)

B. Schmidt, M. Vorholzer, M. Dietrich, J. Falter, A. Schirmeisen, G. Thummes, "A small two-stage pulse tube cryocooler operating at liquid Helium temperatures with an input power of 1 kW", Cryogenics 88 (2017) 129 (abstract)

T. Marx, X. Shen, D. Dietzel, A. Schirmeisen, "Nanotribological properties of Hexadecanethiol self-assembled monolayers on Au(111): Structure, temperature and velocity", Langmuir 33 (2017) 6005 (abstract)

F. Mertens, D. Dietzel, T. Göddenhenrich, A. Schirmeisen, "Image Contrast Mechanisms in Dynamic Friction Force Microscopy: Antimony Particles on Graphite", Journal of Applied Physics 121 (2017) 044307 (abstract)

B. Roling and A. Schirmeisen, "Nanoscale Electrochemical Characterization of Materials by means of Electrostatic Force and Current Measurements", Progress Reports on Impedance Spectroscopy: Measurement, modeling and application, Edited by O. Kanoun, DeGruyter (2017) 91-104


S. Bradler, S. Kachel, A. Schirmeisen, B. Roling, "A theoretical model for the cantilever motion in contact-resonance atomic force microscopy and its application to phase calibration in piezoresponse force and electrochemical strain microscopy", Journal of Applied Physics 120 (2016) 165107 (abstract)

M. Feldmann, D. Dietzel, A. Tikiel, J. Topple, P. Grütter, and A. Schirmeisen, "Universal Ageing Mechanism for Static and Sliding Friction of Metallic Nanoparticles", Physical Review Letters 117 (2016) 025502 (abstract)

D. Ebeling, S. Bradler, B. Roling, and A. Schirmeisen, "3-Dimensional Structure of a Prototypical Ionic Liquid-Solid Interface: Ionic Crystal-Like Behavior Induced by Molecule-Substrate Interactions", Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120 (2016) 11947 (abstract)

S. Zint, D. Ebeling, S. Ahles, H. A. Wegner and A. Schirmeisen, "Subsurface-Controlled Angular Rotation: Triphenylene Molecules on Au(111) Substrates", Journal Phyiscal Chemistry C 120, 1615 (2016) (abstract)


J. Sondhauß, M. A. Lantz, B. Gotsmann and A. Schirmeisen, "The β-Relaxation of PMMA: Tip Size and Stress Effects in Friction Force Microscopy.", Langmuir (2015) 5398 (abstract)

F. Mertens, T. Göddenhenrich, V. Lushta and A. Schirmeisen, "Dynamic friction-force microscopy using fractional-resonance excitation: Image contrast of graphite surface defects", Physical Review B 91, 235414 (2015) (abstract) 

E. Gnecco, A. Schirmeisen, C.M. Pina and U. Becker, "Nanomanipulation and environmental nanotechnology", Beilstein J. Nanotechn. 5 (2015) 2079 (abstract)



S. Zint, D. Ebeling, D. Dietzel, J. Falter and A. Schirmeisen, "Tip radius quantication using feature size mapping of field ion microscopy images", Physical Review B 90, 241413(R) (2014) (abstract)

M. Feldmann, D. Dietzel, H. Fuchs and A. Schirmeisen, "Influence of contact aging on nanoparticle friction kinetics", Physical Review Letters 112 (2014) 155503 (abstract)

F. Mertens, T. Göddenhenrich, and A. Schirmeisen, "Resonant cantilever response of static-to-sliding transitions in dynamic friction force microscopy", Applied Physics Letters 104 (2014) 113105 (abstract)

J. Falter, M. Stiefermann, G. Langewisch, P. Schurig, H. Hölscher, H. Fuchs and A. Schirmeisen, "Calibration of Quartz Tuning Fork Spring Constants for Non-Contact Atomic Force Microscopy: Direct Mechanical Measurements and Simulations", Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 5 (2014) 507-516 (abstract)

D. Dietzel, U. D. Schwarz, and A. Schirmeisen, "Nanotribological studies using nanoparticle manipulation: Principles and application to structural lubricity", Friction 2 (2014) 114-139 (abstract)

C. Stubinitzky, A. Biejelnjanin, L. Anutsch, D. Ebeling, H. Hölscher, H.A. Wagenknecht, "Bifunctional DNA Architectonics: Three-Way Junctions with Sticky Perylene Bisimide Caps and a Central Metal Lock", Chemistry - A European Journal 20 (2014) 12009 (abstract)

L. Jansen, M.A. Lantz, A. W. Knoll, A. Schirmeisen, B. Gotsmann, "Frictional Dissipation in a Polymer Bilayer System",  Langmuir 30 (2014) 1557–1565 (abstract)

C.J. Long, D. Ebeling, S.D. Solares, and R.J. Cannara, "Friction imprint effect in mechanically cleaved BaTiO3 (001)",  Journal Applied Physics 116 (2014) 124107 (abstract)

S.M. An, S.D. Solares, S. Santos, and D. Ebeling, "Energy transfer between eigenmodes in multimodal atomic force microscopy",  Nanotechnology 25 (2014) 475701 (abstract)

G. Langewisch, J. Falter, A. Schirmeisen and H. Fuchs, "Influence of the adsorption geometry of PTCDA on Ag(111) on the tip–molecule forces in non-contact atomic force microscopy", Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 5 (2014) 98–104 (abstract)

E. Gnecco, A. Schirmeisen, C.M. Pina and U. Becker, "Nanomanipulation and environmental nanotechnology", Beilstein J. Nanotechn. 5 (2014) 2079

G. Langewisch, J. Falter, A. Schirmeisen and H. Fuchs, "Long jumps of an organic molecule induced by atomic force microscopy manipulation", Advanced Material Interfaces 1 (2014) 1300013 (abstract)


D. Dietzel, M. Feldmann, U. D. Schwarz, H. Fuchs and A. Schirmeisen, "Scaling Laws of Structural Lubricity",  Physical Review Letters 111 (2013) 235502 (abstract)

P. Nita, S. Casado, D. Dietzel, A. Schirmeisen, E. Gnecco, "Spinning and translational motion of Sb nanoislands manipulated on MoS2", Nanotechnology 24 (2013) 325302 (abstract)

J. Falter, G. Langewisch, H. Hölscher, H. Fuchs and A. Schirmeisen, "Field ion microscopy characterized tips in noncontact atomic force microscopy: Quantification of long-range force interactions", Physical Review B 87 (2013) 115412 (abstract)

G. Langewisch, J. Falter, H. Fuchs and A. Schirmeisen, "Forces during the controlled displacement of organic molecules", Physical Review Letters 110 (2013) 036101 (abstract)

A. Schirmeisen, "News and Views: Wear - One atom after the other", Nature Nanotechnology (2013) (link)

A. Schirmeisen and B. Roling "Ion dynamics in nanoscopic subvolumes characterized by electrostatic force spectroscopy" in Scanning Probe Microscopy for Energy Research: Materials, Devices and Applications, Bonnell and Kalinin (eds.), World Scientific (2013) ISBN-10: 9814434701



H. Hölscher, J. Falter, A. Schirmeisen, "Atomic Force Microscopy and Spectroscopy" in Characterization of Materials, edited by Elton N. Kaufmann, Wiley (2012), 2290-2302

A.Schirmeisen, H. Hölscher, U.D. Schwarz, “Friction Force Microscopy” in Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology, B. Bhushan, H.D. Winbigler (eds.), (2012) ISBN-10: 904819752X

Julia Kruempelmann, Dirk Dietzel, Andre Schirmeisen, Chihiro Yada,  Fabio Rosciano and Bernhard Roling, „Nanoscale Electrochemical Measurements on a Lithium-Ion Conducting Glass Ceramic: In-situ Monitoring of the Lithium Particle Growth”, Electrochem. Comm. 18 (2012) 74-77 (abstract)

G. Langewisch, D.-A. Braun, R. Moller, H. Fuchs, A. Schirmeisen, W. Kaminski and R. Perez, “Understanding Dissipative Tip-Molecule Interactions with Submolecular Resolution on an Organic Adsorbate” , Small 8 (2012) 602-611 (abstract)




N. N. Gosvami, M. Feldmann, J. Peguiron, M. Moseler, A. Schirmeisen, and R. Bennewitz, “Ageing of a single asperity sliding contact at low temperatures”, Physical Review Letters 107 (2011) 144303 (abstract)

I. Barel, M. Urbakh, L. Jansen, A. Schirmeisen, „Unexpected Temperature and velocity dependencies of atomic scale stick-slip friction on NaCl”, Physical Review B 84 (2011) 115417 (abstract)

A. Schirmeisen, B. Anczykowski, H. Fuchs, “Dynamic Modes of Atomic Force Microscopy”, in Nanotribology and Nanomechanics I: Measurement Techniques and Nanomechanics, Edt. Bharan Bushan, Springer (2011)

J. Brndiar, B. Turansky, D. Dietzel, A. Schirmeisen, I. Stich, „Understanding frictional duality and bi-duality: Sb - nanoparticles on HOPG”, Nanotechnology 22 (2011) 085704 (abstract)

 J. Sondhauß, H. Fuchs, A. Schirmeisen, „Frictional properties of a mesoscopic contact with controlled surface roughness”, Tribology Letters 42 (2011) 319 (abstract)




A. Schirmeisen, “New and Views: Nanofriction - Surfing on Grapite Waves” Nature Materials 9 (2010) 615 (article)

A. Schirmeisen, A. Taskiran, H. Bracht, B. Roling, "Ion jump dynamics in nanoscopic subvolumes analyzed by electrostatic force spectroscopy", Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie 224 (2010) 1831-1852 (abstract)

L. Jansen, H. Hölscher, H. Fuchs, A. Schirmeisen,"Temperature dependence of atomic-scale stick-slip friction", Physical Review Letters 104 (2010) 256101 (abstract)

I. Barel, M. Urbakh, L. Jansen, A. Schirmeisen, "Multibond Dynamics of Nanoscale Friction: The Role of Temperature", Physical Review Letters 104 (2010) 066104 (abstract)

D. Braun, G. Langewisch, H. Fuchs, A. Schirmeisen, "Force field experiments of an epitaxial superstructure of 3,4,9,10-perylenetetra-carboxylic-dianhydride on Ag(111)", Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 28 (2010) C4B6 (abstract)

D. Dietzel, T. Mönninghoff, C. Herding, M. Feldmann, H. Fuchs, B. Stegemann, C. Ritter, U.D. Schwarz, A. Schirmeisen, "Frictional Duality of Metallic Nanoparticles: The Influence of Particle Morphology, Orientation, and Air Exposure", Physical Review B 82 (2010) 035401 (abstract)  selected as Editor's suggestion

D. Dietzel, M. Feldmann, C. Herding, U.D. Schwarz, A. Schirmeisen, "Quantifying pathways and friction of nanoparticles during controlled manipulation by contact-mode atomic force microscopy", Tribology Letters 39 (2010) 273 (abstract)

Featured as cutting edge article 'Nudging nanoscale objects' in the STLE Magazine Tribology and Lubrication Technology October 2010 (link to online version of journal, feature article on page 88)

I. Barel, M. Urbakh, L. Jansen, A. Schirmeisen, "Temperature dependence of friction at the nanoscale: When the unexpected turns normal" Tribology Letters 39 (2010) 311 (abstract)

Featured as cutting edge article 'The fundamentals of friction' in the STLE Magazine Tribology and Lubrication Technology December 2010 (link to online version of journal, feature article on page 80)

G. Langewisch, H. Fuchs, A. Schirmeisen, "Temperature Dependence of Energy Dissipation in non-contact Atomic Force Microscopy" Nanotechnology 21 (2010) 345703 (abstract)

J. Sondhauß, H. Fuchs, A. Schirmeisen Frictional properties of a mesoscopic contact with controlled surface roughness submitted to Tribology Letters (2010)




L. Jansen, A. Schirmeisen, J.L. Hedrick, M.A. Lantz, A. Knoll, R. Cannara, B. Gotsmann "Nanoscale frictional dissipation into shear-stressed polymer relaxations" Physical Review Letters 102 (2009) 236101 (abstract)

D. Dietzel, M. Feldmann, H. Fuchs, U.D. Schwarz, A. Schirmeisen "Transition from Static to Kinetic Friction of Metallic Nanoparticles" Applied Physics Letters 95 (2009) 053104(abstract)

R. Hoffmann, D. Weiner, A. Schirmeisen and A. Foster "Sublattice identification in non-contact atomic force microscopy of the NaCl(001) surface" Physical Review B 80 (2009) 115426 (abstract)

D. Braun, D. Weiner, B. Such, H. Fuchs, A. Schirmeisen "Submolecular Features of Epitaxially Grown PTCDA on Cu(111) analyzed by Force Field Spectroscopy" Nanotechnology 20 (2009) 264004 (abstract)

K. Ruschmeier, A. Schirmeisen, R. Hoffmann "Site-specific force-vector field studies of KBr(001) by atomic force microscopy" Nanotechnology 20 (2009) 264013 (abstract)

A. Taskiran, A. Schirmeisen, H. Fuchs, H. Bracht, B. Roling "Time-Domain Electrostatic Force Spectroscopy on Nanostructured Lithium-Ion Conducting Glass Ceramics: Analysis and Interpretation of Relaxation Times" Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 11 (2009) 5499 (abstract)

A. Schirmeisen and U.D. Schwarz (invited article) "Measuring the friction of nanoparticles: A new route towards a better understanding of nanoscale friction" ChemPhysChem 10 (2009) 2373 (abstract)

A. Schirmeisen and B. Roling (invited article) "Characterizing Ion Dynamics in Nanoscopic Volumes: Time-Domain Electrostatic Force Spectroscopy on Solid Electrolytes" Chemical Monthly, 140 (2009) 1103 (abstract)

H. Hölscher, A. Schirmeisen, and H. Fuchs "Nanoscale Imaging and Force Analysis with Atomic Force Microscopy" in: Nanotechnology, Volume 6: Nanoprobes, Edt. H. Fuchs, Wiley-VCH, April (2009)

A. Schirmeisen, H. Hölscher, and U.D. Schwarz "Force Field Spectroscopy in Three Dimensions" in: Noncontact Atomic Force Microscopy II, ISBN 3642014941, Edts. Morita, Wiesendanger, Meyer, Springer Verlag, September (2009)

A. Schirmeisen "Nanotribologie - Rutschen ohne Reibung" Physik in unserer Zeit, Ausgabe 1 (2009) 6 (abstract)



D. Dietzel, C. Ritter, T. Mönninghoff, H. Fuchs, A. Schirmeisen, U.D. Schwarz "Frictional duality observed during nanoparticle sliding" Physical Review Letters 101 (2008) 125505 (abstract) /
see also recommendation by Jay Fineberg in the Journal Club for Condensed Matter Physics and Physical Review Focus article 'To Slide or Not to Slide'. Also featured in the FAZ and in the physics portal Pro-Physik.

K. Ruschmeier, A. Schirmeisen, R. Hoffmann "Atomic scale force vector fields" Physical Review Letters 101 (2008) 156102 (abstract)

M. Evstigneev, A. Schirmeisen, L. Jansen, H. Fuchs, P. Reimann "Contact ageing in atomic friction" Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 20 (2008) 354001 (abstract)

V. Caciuc, H. Hölscher,D. Weiner, H. Fuchs, A. Schirmeisen "Non-contact atomic force microscopy imaging mechanism on Ag(110): Experiment and first-principles theory" Physical Review B 77 (2008) 045411 (abstract)

H. Hölscher, A. Schirmeisen, U.D. Schwarz "Principles of atomic friction: from sticking atoms to superlubric sliding Theme Issue ‘Nanotribology, nanomechanics and applications to nanotechnology I’" Philosopical Transactions of the Royal Society A 366 (2008) 1383 (abstract)



A. Schirmeisen, A. Taskiran, H. Fuchs, H. Bracht, S. Murugavel, B. Roling "Fast Interfacial Ionic Conduction in Nanostructured Glass Ceramics" Physical Review Letters 98 (2007) 225901 (abstract)

D. Dietzel, T. Mönninghoff, L. Jansen, H. Fuchs, C. Ritter, U.D. Schwarz, and A. Schirmeisen "Measuring Interfacial Friction by Lateral Manipulation of Nanoparticles Using Atomic Force Microscopy Techniques" Journal of Applied Physics 102 (2007) 084306 (abstract)

A. Schirmeisen, B. Anczykowski, H. Fuchs "Dynamic Modes of Atomic Force Microscopy" in: Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology (revised), Edt. Bharat Bushan (2007), 737-765, ISBN 3-540-29855-X 

U. D. Schwarz, C. Ritter, B. Stegemann, M. Heyde, K. Rademann, D. Dietzel, A. Schirmeisen, H. Fuchs "Frictional Properties of Antimony Nanoparticles: The Influence of Contact Area, Structure, and Surface Contamination" Proceedings of the SSTLE/ASME International Joint Tribology Conference - IJTC-44159 (2007) 813 (abstract)



M. Evstigneev, A. Schirmeisen, L. Jansen, H. Fuchs, P. Reimann "Force Dependence of Transition Rates in Atomic Friction" Physical Review Letters 97 (2006) 240601 Abstract

A. Schirmeisen, D. Weiner, H. Fuchs "Single Atom Contact Mechanics: From Atomic Scale Energy Barrier to Mechanical Relaxation Hysteresis" Physical Review Letters 97 (2006) 136101 Abstract

B. Such, D. Weiner, A. Schirmeisen, H. Fuchs "Influence of the Local Adsorption Environment on the Intra-Molecular Contrast of Organic Molecules in Non-Contact Atomic Force Microscopy" Applied Physics Letters 89 (2006) 093104 Abstract

G. Cross, A. Schirmeisen, P. Grütter, U. Dürig "Plasticity, Healing, and Shakedown in Sharp Asperity Nanoindentation" Nature Materials 5 (2006) 370-376 Abstract

A. Schirmeisen, L. Jansen, H. Hölscher, H. Fuchs "Temperature Dependence of Point Contact Friction on Silicon" Applied Physics Letters 88 (2006) 123108 Abstract

L.H. Mak, M. Knoll, D. Weiner, A. Gorschlüter, A. Schirmeisen, H. Fuchs "Reproducible Attachment of Micrometer Sized Particles to Atomic Force Microscopy Cantilevers" Review of Scientific Instruments 77 (2006) 046104 Abstract