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Issue 81, 2013
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Adsorption and dehydrogenation of tetrahydroxybenzene on Cu(111)

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Abstract

Adsorption of tetrahydroxybenzene (THB) on Cu(111) and Au(111) surfaces is studied using a combination of STM, XPS, and DFT. THB is deposited intact, but on Cu(111) it undergoes gradual dehydrogenation of the hydroxyl groups as a function of substrate temperature, yielding a pure dihydroxy-benzoquinone phase at 370 K. Subtle changes to the adsorption structure upon dehydrogenation are explained from differences in molecule–surface bonding.

Graphical abstract: Adsorption and dehydrogenation of tetrahydroxybenzene on Cu(111)

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The article was received on 05 Jul 2013, accepted on 09 Aug 2013 and first published on 09 Aug 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC45052J
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 9308-9310
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    Adsorption and dehydrogenation of tetrahydroxybenzene on Cu(111)

    F. Bebensee, K. Svane, C. Bombis, F. Masini, S. Klyatskaya, F. Besenbacher, M. Ruben, B. Hammer and T. Linderoth, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 9308
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC45052J

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