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Zurich Research Laboratory, Zurich, Switzerland
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Professional Associations:  Swiss Physical Society


2016

Charge Transport and Conductance Switching of Redox-Active Azulene Derivatives
F. Schwarz, M. Koch, G. Kastlunger, H. Berke, R. Stadler, K. Venkatesan, E. Lörtscher
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2016

Ladungstransport und Leitfähigkeitsschalten von redoxaktiven Azulene-Derivaten
F. Schwarz, M. Koch, G. Kastlunger, H. Berke, R. Stadler, K. Venkatesan, E. Lörtscher
Angewandte Chemie, 2016

Functional Nanopores: A Solid-state Concept for Artificial Reaction Compartments and Molecular Factories
G. Puebla-Hellmann, M. Mayor, and E. Lörtscher
CHIMIA70, 432-438, 2016

Stress Investigations in 3D-integrated Silicon Microstructures
M. Stiebing, E. Lörtscher, W. Steller, D. Vogel, M. J. Wolf, T. Brunschwiler, B. Wunderle
EuroSimE, 2016

Coherent commensurate electronic states at the interface between misoriented graphene layers
E. Koren, I. Leven, E. Lörtscher, A, Knoll, O. Hod, U. Duerig
Nature Nanotechnology, 2016

Field-induced conductance switching by charge-state alternation in organometallic single-molecule junctions
F. Schwarz, G. Kastlunger, F. Lissel, C. Egler-Lucas, S. N. Semenov, K. Venkatesan, H. Berke, R. Stadler, and E. Lörtscher
Nature Nanotechnology11, 170-177, 2016


2015

Ultraflat Nanopores for Wafer-Scale Molecular-Electronic Applications
G. F. Puebla-Hellmann, M. Mayor and E. Lörtscher
2015 IEEE 15th International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO), 20 - 24

Fabrication of Bow-tie Antennas with Mechanically Tunable Gap Sizes below 5 nm for Single-molecule Emission and Raman Scattering
C. M. Gruber, L. O. Herrmann, A. Olziersky, G. F. Puebla-Hellmann, U. Drechsler, T. von Arx, M. Bachmann, M. Koch, Z. J. Lapin, K. Venkatesan, L. Novotny and E. Lörtscher
2015 IEEE 15th International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO), 1197 - 1201

Receiver-Module-Integrated Thermal Management of High-Concentration Photovoltaic Thermal Systems
S. Paredes, B. R. Burg, P. Ruch, E. Lörtscher, F. Malnati, M. Cucinelli, D. Bonfrate, A. Mocker, A. Bernard, G. Ambrosetti, A. Pedretti, and B. Michel
IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), pp. 1-6, 2015

Special Issue on Micro/Nano Lithography with Photons, Electrons & Ions 2014
Emanuel Lörtscher, Victor J. Cadorso
Microelectronic Engineering143, vii, 2015

Adhesion and friction in mesoscopic graphite contacts.
Elad Koren, Emanuel Lörtscher, Colin Rawlings, Armin W Knoll, Urs Duerig
Science 348(6235), 679-683, 2015


2014


High-conductive Organometallic Molecular Wires with Delocalized Electron Systems Strongly Coupled to Metal Electrodes
F. Schwarz, G. Kastlunger, F. Lissel, H. Riel, K. Venkatesan, H. Berke, R. Stadler, and E. Lörtscher
Nano Letters 14(10), 5932-5940, ACS Publications, 2014

Meso-scale measurement of the electrical spreading resistance in highly anisotropic media
E. Koren, A. W. Knoll, E. Lörtscher, U. Duerig
Applied Physics Letters 105(12), 2014

Organometallic Single-Molecule Electronics: Tuning Electron Transport through (diphosphine)2FeC4Fe(diphosphine)2 Building Blocks by Varying the Molecule-Metal Anchoring Scheme from Coordinative to Covalent
F. Lissel, F. Schwarz, O. Blacque, H. Riel, E. Lörtscher, K. Venkatesan, H. Berke
Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS) 136(41), 14560-14569, ACS Publications, 2014

Plasmonische Bauteile für nanophotonische Anwendungen
C. Gruber, K. Venkatesan, L. Novotny, and E. Lörtscher
SEV Bulletin10, 32 - 37, 2014

Uniaxial Stress in GaAs Nanowires reveals an unprecedented light emission tunability and novel bandstructure transitions
G. Signorello, S. Karg, E. Lörtscher, P. A. Khomyakov, B. Gotsmann, M. Björk, D. : Dheeraj, H. Weman, H. Riel
Communications of the Swiss Physical Society (SPS)44, 29-31, 2014

Break-junctions for investigating transport at the molecular scale
F. Schwarz and E. L örtscher
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter26, 474201, 2014

Inducing a Direct-to-Pseudodirect Bandgap Transition in Wurtzite GaAs Nanowires with Uniaxial Stress
G. Signorello, E. Lörtscher, P.A. Khomyakov, S. Karg, D.L. Dheeraj, B. Gotsmann, H. Weman, H. Riel.
Nature Com.5, 3655, 2014


2013

Deterministic assembly of linear gold nanorod chains as a platform for nanoscale applications
Antje Rey, Guillaume Billardon, Emanuel Loertscher, Kasper Moth-Poulsen, Nicolai Stuhr-Hansen, Heiko Wolf, Thomas Bjornholm, Andreas Stemmer, Heike Riel
Nanoscale 5(18), 8680, 2013

Next-Generation Nanotechnology Laboratories with Simultaneous Reduction of all Relevant Disturbances
E. Lörtscher, D. Widmer, B. Gotsmann
RCS Nanoscale5, 10542--10549, 2013

Wiring Molecules to Circuits
E. Lörtscher
Nature Nanotechnology 8, 381-384, 2013

Interface State Density of Single Vertical Nanowire MOS Capacitors
P. Mensch, K. Moselund, S. Karg, E. Lörtscher, M. Björk, H. Riel
IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology 12(12), 279-282, IEEE, 2013

III/V Nanowire-based Devices for Thermoelectrics
Valentina Troncale, Philipp Mensch, Siegfried Karg, Heinz Schmid, Pratyush Das Kanungo, Emanuel Lörtscher, Ute Drechsler, Volker Schmidt, Heike Riel, Bernd Gotsmann
Bulletin of the American Physical Society 58, APS, 2013


2012

Transport Properties of a Single-Molecule Diode
E. Lörtscher, B. Gotsmann, Y. Lee, L. Yu, C. Rettner, H. Riel
ACS Nano 6(6), 4931-4939, ACS Publications, 2012

Bonding and Electronic Transport Properties of Fullerene and Fullerene Derivatives in Break-Junction Geometries
E. Lörtscher, V. Geskin, B. Gotsmann, J. Fock, J.K. Sorensen, T. Bjornholm, J. Cornil, H.S.J. van der Zant, H. Riel
Small 9(2), 209-214, Wiley Online Library, 2012


2011

C-V measurements of single vertical nanowire capacitors
P. Mensch, K.E. Moselund, S. Karg, E. Lörtscher, M.T. Björk, H. Schmid, H. Riel
69th Annual Device Research Conference (DRC), pp. 119-120, 2011

Silicon Nanowire Tunnel FETs: Low-Temperature Operation and Influence of High-k Gate Dielectric
K.E. Moselund, M.T. Björk, H. Schmid, H. Ghoneim, S. Karg, E. Lörtscher, W. Riess, H. Riel
IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices 58(9), 2911-2916, 2011

Modular Functionalization of Electrodes by Cross-Coupling Reactions at Their Surfaces
M. Mueri, B. Gotsmann, Y. Leroux, M. Trouwborst, E. Lörtscher, H. Riel, M. Mayor
Advanced Functional Materials 21(19), 3706-3714, 2011

Einblicke in ein neuartiges Laborkonzept - Umfassende Störungsreduktion als Herausforderung
E. Lörtscher, B. Gotsmann, D. Widmer
(invited) Association for Electrical Engineering, Power and Information Technologies (Electrosuisse), VSE Bulletin10, 1-6, 2011

Influence of the Anchor Group on Charge Transport through Single-Molecule Junctions
E. Lörtscher, C.J. Cho, M. Mayor, M. Tschudy, C. Rettner, H. Riel
ChemPhysChem 12(9), 1677-1682, 2011


Modular Functionalization of Electrodes by Cross-Coupling Reactions at Their Surfaces
M. Müri, B. Gotsmann, Y. Leroux, M. Trouwborst, E. Lörtscher, H. Riel, M. Mayor
Advanced Functional Materials 21(19), 3706-3714, 2011

A statistical approach to inelastic electron tunneling spectroscopy on fullerene-terminated molecules
J. Fock, J.K. Sorensen, E. Lörtscher, T. Vosch, C.A. Martin, H. Riel, K. Kilsaa, T. Bjornholm, H. van der Zant
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13(32), 14325-14332, 2011

The Role of Symmetry in Single-Molecule Junctions
E. Lörtscher
(invited) ChemPhysChem 12(16), 2887-2889, 2011


2010

Molecular Electronics Resonant Transport through Single Molecules
E. Lörtscher, H. Riel
CHIMIA International Journal for Chemistry 64(6), 376-382, Swiss Chemical Society, 2010

Solid-state diffusion as an efficient doping method for silicon nanowires and nanowire field effect transistors
K. E. Moselund, H. Ghoneim, H. Schmid, MT Björk, E. Lörtscher, S. Karg, G. Signorello, D. Webb, M. Tschudy, R. Beyeler, others
Nanotechnology 21(43), 435202, 2010

Selective Assembly of Sub-Micrometer Polymer Particles
C. Kuemin, K. Cathrein Huckstadt, E. Loertscher, A. Rey, A. Decker, N.D. Spencer, H. Wolf
Advanced Materials 22(25), 2804-2808, 2010

Si-InAs heterojunction Esaki tunnel diodes with high current densities
MT Björk, H. Schmid, CD Bessire, KE Moselund, H. Ghoneim, S. Karg, E. Lörtscher, H. Riel
Applied Physics Letters97, 163501, 2010

VLS-grown silicon nanowires — Dopant deactivation and tunnel FETs
MT Björk, KE Moselund, H Schmid, H Ghoneim, S Karg, E Lörtscher, J Knoch, W Riess, H Riel
Silicon Nanoelectronics Workshop (SNW), pp. 1-2, 2010


2009

Comparison of VLS grown Si NW tunnel FETs with different gate stacks
KE Moselund, H Ghoneim, MT Björk, H Schmid, S Karg, E Lörtscher, W Riess, H Riel
Proceedings of the European Solid State Device Research Conference (ESSDERC'09), pp. 448-451, 2009

Suppression of ambipolar behavior in metallic source/drain metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors
H. Ghoneim, J. Knoch, H. Riel, D. Webb, MT Björk, S. Karg, E. Lörtscher, H. Schmid, W. Riess
Applied Physics Letters 95(21), 213504-213504, 2009

VLS-grown silicon nanowire tunnel FET
KE Moselund, H. Ghoneim, MT Björk, H. Schmid, S. Karg, E. Lörtscher, W. Riess, H. Riel
Device Research Conference (DRC), pp. 23-24, 2009


2008

Molekulare Elektronik - Ein Kandidat für zukünftige elektronische Bauteile
E. Lörtscher und H. Riel
Association for Electrical Engineering, Power and Information Technologies (Electrosuisse), VSE Bulletin9, 9-14, 2008

Charge Transport Through a Cardan-Joint Molecule
M. Ruben, A. Landa, E. Lörtscher, H. Riel, M. Mayor, H. Görls, H.B. Weber, A. Arnold, F. Evers
Small 4(12), 2229-2235, 2008

Charge transport through single molecules — Towards a single molecule memory
E. Lörtscher, M. Mayor, M. Elbing, J.W. Ciszek, J.M. Tour, M. Trouwborst, R. Scherwitzl, H. Riel
Proc. of NanoEurope 2008

Charge Transport through Molecular Rods with Reduced pi-Conjugation
E. Lörtscher, M. Elbing, M. Tschudy, C. von Hänisch, H.B. Weber, M. Mayor, H. Riel
ChemPhysChem 9(15), 2252-2258, 2008


2007

Mortality from Neurodegenerative Disease and Exposure to Extremely Low-Frequency Magnetic Fields: 31 Years of Observations on Swiss Railway Employees
M. Röösli, M. Lörtscher, M. Egger, D. Pfluger, N. Schreier, E. Lörtscher, P. Locher, A. Spoerri, Ch. Minder
Neuroepidemiology 28(4), 2007

Leukaemia, Brain Tumours and Exposure to Extremely Low Frequency Magnetic Fields: Cohort Study of Swiss Railway Employees
M. Röösli, M. Lörtscher, M. Egger, D. Pfluger, N. Schreier, E. Lörtscher, P. Locher, A. Spoerri, Ch. Minder.
Occupational and Environmental Medicine 64(8), 553-559, 2007

Statistical Approach to Investigating Transport through Single Molecules
E. Lörtscher, H. B. Weber, and H. Riel
Physical Review Letters 98(17), 176807, 2007

Fully Depleted Nanowire Field-Effect Transistor in Inversion Mode
O. Hayden, M.T. Björk, H. Schmid, H. Riel, U. Drechsler, S.F. Karg, E. Lörtscher, W. Riess
Small 3(2), 230-234, 2007

A single-molecule switch and memory element
E. Lörtscher, JM Tour, JW Ciszek, H. Riel
Journal of Physics: Conference Series, pp. 987, 2007


2006

Single-Molecule Switch and Memory Element
E. Lörtscher, H. Riel
European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM)67, 50-51, 2006

Reversible and Controllable Switching of a Single-Molecule Junction
E. Lörtscher, J.W. Ciszek, J. Tour, H. Riel
Small 2(8-9), 973-977, 2006


2004

Niederfrequente elektromagnetische Felder in Führerständen von Triebfahrzeugen der SBB
M. Lörtscher, E. Lörtscher
Technical Report, Oldenbourg Industrieverlag GmbH, 2004