C.R. Braatz, T. Esat, C. Wagner, R. Temirov, F.S. Tautz, P. Jakob, Switching orientation of adsorbed molecules: Reverse domino on a metal surface, Surf. Sci. 643, 98-107 (2016)


P. Leinen, M. F. B. Green, T. Esat, C. Wagner, F. S. Tautz, R. Temirov, Virtual reality visual feedback for hand-controlled scanning probe microscopy manipulation of single molecules, Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 6, 2148-2153 (2015)

R. Temirov, F.S. Tautz, Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy with Single Molecule Force Sensors, a chapter in Noncontact Atomic Force Microscopy book edited by S. Morita, F. Giessibl, E. Meyer,  R. Wiesendanger (Vol. 3, pp. 275–302), Springer (2015).

C. Wagner, M.F.B. Green, P. Leinen, T. Deilmann, P. Krüger, M. Rohlfing, R. Temirov, S.Tautz, Scanning Quantum Dot Microscopy, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 026101 (2015)

T. Esat, T. Deilmann, B. Lechtenberg, C. Wagner, P. Krüger, R. Temirov, F.B. Anders, M. Rohlfing, F.S. Tautz, Transferring spin into an extended π orbital of a large molecule Phys. Rev. B 91, 144415 (2015)

C. Wagner, R. Temirov, Tunnelling junctions with additional degrees of freedom: An extended toolbox of scanning probe microscopy, Prog. Surf. Sci. 90, 194-222 (2015)


P. Hapala, F.S. Tautz, R. Temirov, P. Jelínek, The origin of high-resolution IETS-STM images of organic molecules with functionalized tips, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 226101 (2014)

C. Wagner, N. Fournier, V.G. Ruiz, C .Li, K Muellen, M. Rohlfing, A. Tkatchenko, R. Temirov, F.S. Tautz, Non-additivity of molecule-surface van der Waals potentials from force measurements, Nature Comm 5, 5568 (2014)

M.F.B. Green, T. Esat, C. Wagner, P. Leinen, A. Grötsch, F.S. Tautz, R. Temirov, Patterning a hydrogen-bonded molecular monolayer with a hand-controlled scanning probe microscope, Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 5 (1), 1926-1932 (2014)

P. Hapala, G. Kichin, C. Wagner, F.S. Tautz, R. Temirov, P. Jelínek, Mechanism of high-resolution STM/AFM imaging with functionalized tips Phys. Rev. B 90, 085421 (2014)

C. Wagner, N. Fournier, F.S. Tautz, R. Temirov, The role of surface corrugation and tip oscillation in single-molecule manipulation with a non-contact atomic force microscope, Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 5, 202-209A (2014)


Greuling, R. Temirov, B. Lechtenberg, F.B. Anders, M. Rohlfing, F.S. Tautz, Spectral properties of a molecular wire in the Kondo regime, Phys. Stat. Sol (b) 250, 2386 (2013)

G. Mercurio, O. Bauer, M. Willenbockel, B. Fiedler, T. Sueyoshi, C. Weiss, R. Temirov, S. Soubatch, M. Sokolowski, and F. S. Tautz, Tuning and probing interfacial bonding channels for a functionalized organic molecule by surface modification, Phys. Rev. B 87, 121409(R) (2013)

S. Pud, A. Kisner, M. Heggen, D. Belaineh, R. Temirov, U. Simon, A. Offenhäusser, Y. Mourzina, S. Vitusevich, Features of Transport in Ultrathin Gold Nanowire Structures, Small 9, 846-52 (2013)

G. Kichin, C. Wagner, F. S. Tautz, R. Temirov, Calibrating atomic-scale force sensors installed at the tip apex of a scanning tunneling microscope, Phys. Rev. B 87, 081408(R) (2013)


C. Wagner, N. Frounier, F. S. Tautz, R. Temirov, Measurement of the Binding Energies of the Organic-Metal Perylene-Teracarboxylic-Dianhydride/Au(111) Bonds by Molecular Manipulation Using an Atomic Force Microscope, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 076102 (2012)

B. Stadtmueller, T. Sueyoshi, G. Kichin, I. Kroger, S. Soubatch, R. Temirov, F. S. Tautz, C. Kumpf, Commensurate Registry and Chemisorption at a Hetero-organic Interface, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 106103 (2012)

G. Kichin, R. Temirov, C. Wagner, F. S. Tautz, Mit atomaren Sensoren Moleküle erkennen, Nachrichten aus der Chemie 60, 52-54 (2012)


I. Kroeger, B. Stadtmueller, C. Wagner,C. Weiss, R. Temirov, F. S. Tautz, C. Kumpf, Modeling intermolecular interactions of physisorbed organic molecules using pair potential calculations, J. Chem. Phys. 135, 234703 (2011)

Kichin, C. Weiss, C. Wagner, F. S. Tautz, and R. Temirov, Single Molecule and Single Atom Sensors for Atomic Resolution Imaging of Chemically Complex Surfaces, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 16847–16851 (2011)

T. Brumme, O. A. Neucheva, C. Toher, R. Gutierrez, C. Weiss, R. Temirov, A. Greuling, M. Kaczmarski, M. Rohlfing, F. S. Tautz, and G. Cuniberti, Dynamical bistability of single-molecule junctions: A combined experimental and theoretical study of PTCDA on Ag(111),  Phys. Rev. B 84, 115449 (2011)

A. Greuling,  M. Rohlfing,  R. Temirov,  F. S. Tautz,  and F. B. Anders, Ab initio study of a mechanically gated molecule: From weak to strong correlation. Phys. Rev. B 84, 125413 (2011)

N. Fournier, C. Wagner, C. Weiss, R. Temirov, and F. S. Tautz, Force-controlled lifting of molecular wires, Phys. Rev. B 84, 035435 (2011)

C. Weiss, C. Wagner, F. S. Tautz, and R. Temirov, Looking inside molecules, G.I.T. Imaging and Microscopy 13, 38 (2011)

C. Toher, R. Temirov, A. Greuling, F. Pump, M. Kaczmarski, G. Cuniberti, M. Rohlfing, and F.S. Tautz, Electrical transport through a mechanically gated molecular wire. Phys. Rev. B 83, 155402 (2011)


R. Temirov and  F. S. Tautz, Blick ins Molekül, Physik Unserer Zeit 6, 267 (2010)

C. Weiss, C. Wagner, R. Temirov and F. S. Tautz. Direct imaging of intermolecular bonds in scanning tunneling microscopy. J. Am. Chem. Soc, 132, 11864-11865 (2010)

C. Weiss, C. Wagner, C. Kleimann, F. S. Tautz and R. Temirov. Imaging Pauli repulsion in scanning tunneling microscopy. Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 086103 (2010)

A. Hauschild, R. Temirov, S. Soubatch, O. Bauer, A. Scholl, B.C.C Cowie,T.L. Lee, F.S. Tautz,M. Sokolowski, Normal-incidence x-ray standing-wave determination of the adsorption geometry of PTCDA on Ag(111): Comparison of the ordered room-temperature and disordered low-temperature phases. Phys. Rev. B 81, 125432 (2010)


S. Soubatch, C. Weiss, R. Temirov, F. S. Tautz. Site-specific polarization screening in organic thin films. Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 177405 (2009)


R. Temirov, S. Soubatch, A. Lassise, F. S. Tautz. Bonding and vibrational dynamics of a large π-conjugated molecule on a metal surface. J. Phys. Cond. Mat. 20, 224010, (2008)

F. Pump, R. Temirov, O. Neucheva, S. Soubatch, F. S. Tautz, M. Rohlfing and G. Cuniberti. Quantum transport through STM-lifted single PTCDA molecules. Appl. Phys. A 93, 335, (2008)

R. Temirov, S. Soubatch, O. Neucheva, A. Lassise, F. S. Tautz. A Novel Method Achieving Ultra-High Geometrical Resolution in Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy. New J. Phys. 10, 053012 (2008)

R. Temirov, S. Soubatch, A. Lassise, F. S. Tautz. Bonding and Surface Dynamics of Large p-conjugated Molecule on a Metal Surface. J. Phys. Cond. Mat. 20, 224010 (2008)

L. Kilian, A. Hauschild, R. Temirov, S. Soubatch, A. Schöll, A. Bendounan, F. Reinert, F. S. Tautz, M. Sokolowski, E. Umbach. Role of intermolecular interactions on the electronic and geometric structure of a large p-conjugated molecule adsorbed on a metal surface Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 136103 (2008)

R. Temirov, A. Lassise, F. Anders, F. S. Tautz. Kondo effect by controlled cleavage of a single molecule contact. Nanotechnology 19, 065401 (2008)

S. Soubatch, R. Temirov, F. S. Tautz. Fundamental Interface Properties in OFETs: Bonding, Structure and Function of Molecular Adsorbate Layers on Solid Surfaces. Phys. Stat. Sol. (a) 205, 511 (2008)


M. Rohlfing, R. Temirov, F. S. Tautz, Adsorption structure and scanning Tunnelling data of a prototype organic-inorganic interface: PTCDA on Ag(111). Phys. Rev. B 76, 115421 (2007)

M. Pedio, B. Doyle, N. Mahne, A. Giglia, F. Borgatti, S. Nannarone, S. K. M. Henze, R. Temirov, F. S. Tautz, L. Casalis, R. Hudej, M.F. Danisman, B. Nickel. Growth of Pentacene on Ag(111) surface: A NEXAFS study. Appl. Surf. Sci. 254, 103 (2007)


M. Weinhold, S. Soubatch, R. Temirov, M. Rohlfing, B. Jastorff, F. S. Tautz and C. Doose. Structure and Bonding of the Multifunctional Amino Acid L-DOPA on Au(110). J. Phys. Chem. B 110, 23756 (2006)

S. Soubatch, R. Temirov, and F. S. Tautz. Molecular Flexibility as a Factor Affecting the Surface Ordering of Organic Adsorbates on Metal Substrates. Langmuir 22, 9572 (2006)

S. Soubatch, R. Temirov, M. Weinhold, and F. S. Tautz. The interplay between molecular orientation, film morphology and luminescence properties of tetracene thin films on epitaxial AlOx/Ni3Al(111). Surf. Sci. 600, 4679 (2006)

R. Temirov, S. Soubatch, A. Luican and F. S. Tautz. Free-electron-like dispersion in an organic monolayer film on a metal substrate. Nature 444, 350 (2006)

A. Kraft, R. Temirov, S. K. M. Jönsson, S. Soubatch, M. Rohlfing, F. S. Tautz. Lateral Adsorption Geometry and Site-Specific Electronic Structure of a Large Organic Chemisorbate on a Metal Surface. Phys. Rev. B 74, 041402(R) (2006)