INT | Research Unit Ruben

Molecular Photonics

Functional Molecules such as metal complexes of the Ruthenium (II)- and Iridium (III)-polypyridyl series and are synthetically adapted to improve their photophysical parameters and to integrate them into device environments  (e.g. STM nano gaps).


Tuning Excited
State Lifetimes

Inorg. Chem. 2009, 5677

Single-molecule Transport
Through Ru(tpy)2

SMALL 2008, 2229

Gated Plasmon Excitation

Nano Lett. 2013, 2846