Scanning Probe Microscopy Theory & Nanomechanics Group
Forces and Transport in Nanostructures


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Submitted Publications


189.Jaime Carracedo-Cosme, Carlos Romero-Muñiz and Rubén Pérez
A Deep Learning Approach for Molecular Classification Based on AFM Images
Nanomaterials 11, 1658 (2021).     (DOI link)    (pdf)

188. Aitor Zambudio, Enrico Gnecco, Jaime Colchero, Rubén Pérez, Julio Gómez-Herrero, Cristina Gómez-Navarro
Fine defect engineering of graphene friction
Carbon 182, 735 (2021).     (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

187. Alberto Marín-González, J. G. Vilhena, Rubén Pérez, Fernando Moreno-Herrero
A molecular view of DNA flexibility
Quarterly Reviews of Biophysics 54, 1--20 (2021).     (DOI link)    (pdf)

186. Carlos Romero-Muñiz, María Ortega, Jose G. Vilhena, Rubén Pérez, Juan C. Cuevas, and Linda A. Zotti
The Role of Metal Ions in the Electron Transport through Azurin-Based Junctions
App. Sci. 11, 3732 (2021).     (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

185. J. G. Vilhena, María Ortega, Manuel R. Uhlig, Ricardo Garcia, Rubén Pérez
Practical Guide to Single-Protein AFM Nanomechanical Spectroscopy Mapping: Insights and Pitfalls As Unraveled by All-Atom MD Simulations on Immunoglobulin G
ACS Sensors 6, 553 (2021).     (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

184. Carlos Romero-Muñiz, María Ortega, J. G. Vilhena, Ismael Diéz-Pérez, Rubén Pérez, Juan Carlos Cuevas, Linda A. Zotti
Can Electron Transport through a Blue-Copper Azurin Be Coherent? An Ab Initio Study
J. Phys. Chem. C 125, 1693 (2021).     (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

183. Mariano D. Jiménez-Sánchez, Carlos Romero-Muñiz, Pablo Pou, Rubén Pérez, José M. Gómez-Rodríguez
Graphene on Rh(111): A template for growing ordered arrays of metal nanoparticles with different periodicities
Carbon 173, 1073 (2021).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)


182. Tomoko K. Shimizu, Carlos Romero-Muñiz, Oleksandr Stetsovych, Jaime Carracedo-Cosme, Michael Ellner, Pablo Pou, Koji Oohora, Takashi Hayashi, Rubén Pérez, and Oscar Custance
Effect of Molecule-Substrate Interactions on the Adsorption of meso-Dibenzoporphycene Tautomers Studied by Scanning Probe Microscopy and First-Principles Calculations
J. Phys. Chem. C 124, 26759 (2020).     (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

181. Alberto Marín-González, César L. Pastrana, Clara Aicart-Ramos, Mikel Marin-Baquero, Alejandro Martín-González, Maarit Suomalainen, Abhilash Kannan, J. G. Vilhena, Urs F. Greber, Fernando Moreno-Herrero, Rubén Pérez
Double-stranded RNA bending by AU-tract sequences
Nucleic Acids Research 48, 12917 (2020).     (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

180. Jalmar Tschakert, Qigang Zhong, Daniel Martin-Jimenez, Jaime Carracedo-Cosme, Carlos Romero-Muñiz, Pascal Henkel, Tobias Schlöder, Sebastian Ahles, Doreen Mollenhauer, Hermann A. Wegner, Pablo Pou, Rubén Pérez, André Schirmeisen, Daniel Ebeling
Surface-controlled reversal of the selectivity of halogen bonds
Nature Communications 11, 5630 (2020).     (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

179. Alberto Marín-González, César L. Pastrana, Rebeca Bocanegra, Alejandro Martín-González, J. G. Vilhena, Rubén Pérez, Borja Ibarra, Clara Aicart-Ramos, Fernando Moreno-Herrero
Understanding the paradoxical mechanical response of in-phase A-tracts at different force regimes
Nucleic Acids Research 48, 524 (2020).     (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

178. Carlos Romero-Muñiz, Pablo Pou, Rubén Pérez
Induced Magnetism in Oxygen-Decorated N-Doped Graphene
Carbon 159, 102-109 (2020).     (DOI link)    (pdf)

177. Rémy Pawlak, J. G. Vilhena, Philipp D'Astolfo, Xunshan Liu, Giacomo Prampolini, Tobias Meier, Thilo Glatzel, Justin A Lemkul, Robert Häner, Silvio Decurtins, Alexis Baratoff, Rubén Pérez, Shi-Xia Liu, Ernst Meyer
Sequential Bending And Twisting Around CC Single Bonds by Mechanical Lifting of a Pre-Adsorbed Polymer
Nano Letters 20, 652 (2020).     (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)


176. Matthias Vorholzer, J. G. Vilhena, Ruben Perez, Enrico Gnecco, Dirk Dietzel, André, Schirmeisen
Temperature activates contact ageing in silica nanocontacts
Phys. Rev. X 9, 041045 (2019).     (DOI link)    (pdf)

175. Alberto Marin-Gonzalez, J. G. Vilhena, Fernando Moreno-Herrero, Ruben Perez
Sequence-dependent mechanical properties of double-stranded RNA
Nanoscale 11, 21471 (2019).     (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

174. María Ortega, J. G. Vilhena, Linda A. Zotti, Ismael Diéz-Pérez, Juan Carlos Cuevas, Rubén Pérez
Tuning Structure and Dynamics of Blue Copper Azurin Junctions via Single Amino-Acid Mutations
Biomolecules 9, 611 (2019).     (DOI link)    (pdf)

173. Carlos Romero-Muñiz, María Ortega, J. G. Vilhena, Ismael Diéz-Pérez, Juan Carlos Cuevas, Rubén Pérez, Linda A. Zotti
Mechanical Deformation and Electronic Structure of a Blue Copper Azurin in a Solid-State Junction
Biomolecules 9, 506 (2019).     (DOI link)    (pdf)

172. Luis Miguel Moreno-Ramírez, Carlos Romero-Muñiz, Jia Yan Law, Victorino Franco, Alejandro Conde, Iliya Radulov, Fernando Maccari, Konstantin P. Skokovc, Oliver Gutfleisch
Tunable first order transition in La(Fe,Cr,Si)13 compounds: Retaining magnetocaloric response despite a magnetic moment reduction
Acta Materialia 175, 406 (2019).     (DOI link)    (pdf)

171. María Ruth Martínez Casado, Giuseppe Mallia, Nicholas Harrison, Ruben Perez
First principles calculations on the clean and defective (101) anatase surface and upon hydrogen and H2Pc adsorption: the influence of electronic exchange and correlation and of basis set approximations.
Frontiers in Chemistry 7, 220 (2019).     (DOI link)    (pdf)

170. Maria Ortega, J. G. Vilhena, Pamela Rubio-Pereda, P. A. Serena, Ruben Perez
Assessing the accuracy of different solvation models to describe protein adsorption
J. Chem. Theory Comput. 15, 2548 (2019).     (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

169. Remy Pawlak, J. G. Vilhena, Antoine Hinaut, Tobias Meier, Thilo Glatzel, Alexis Baratoff, Enrico Gnecco, Ruben Perez, Ernst Meyer
Conformation and cryo-force spectroscopy to probe intra-molecular elastic properties of single-strand DNA on gold
Nature Communications 10, 685 (2019).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

168. Alberto Marín-González, J. G. Vilhena, Fernando Moreno-Herrero Ruben Perez:
DNA crookedness: a structural code imprinted in the genome for regulating DNA mechanical properties at short length scales
Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 048102 (2019).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)    Research Highlight in Nature Reviews Physics

167. Michael Ellner, Pablo Pou, and Rubén Pérez
Molecular identifcation, bond order discrimination and apparent intermolecular features in atomic force microscopy studied with a charge density based method
ACS Nano 13, 786−795 (2019).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)


166. Carlos Romero-Muñiz, María Ortega, J. G. Vilhena, Ismael Díez-Pérez, Juan Carlos Cuevas, Rubén Pérez, Linda A. Zotti
Ab-initio Electronic Structure Calculations of Entire Blue Copper Azurins
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 20, 30392 (2018).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

165. Carlos Romero-Muñiz, Ayako Nakata, Pablo Pou, David R. Bowler, Tsuyoshi Miyazaki, Rubén Pérez
High-accuracy large-scale DFT calculations using localized orbitals in complex electronic systems: The case of graphene-metal interfaces
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 30, 505901 (2018).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

164. Milica Todorovic, Oleksandr Stetsovych, César Moreno, Tomoko K. Shimizu, Óscar Custance, and Rubén Pérez
Pentacene/TiO2 anatase hybrid interface study by scanning probe microscopy and first principles calculations
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 10, 34718 (2018).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

163. J. G. Vilhena and Rubén Pérez
Slippery in every direction
Nature Materials 17, 852-854 (2018). (News & Views)    (DOI link)    (pdf)

162. Luis Miguel Moreno-Ramírez, Carlos Romero-Muñiz, Jia Yan Law, Victorino Franco, Alejandro Conde, Iliya Radulov, Fernando Maccari, Konstantin P. Skokovc, Oliver Gutfleisch
The role of Ni in modifying the order of the phase transition of La(Fe,Ni,Si)13
Acta Materialia 160, 137 (2018).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

161. Ruth Martínez-Casado, Giuseppe Mallia, Nicholas M. Harrison, Rubén Pérez
First Principles Study of the Water Adsorption on Anatase (101) as a Function of the Coverage
J. Phys. Chem. C 122, 20736 (2018).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

160. Lucía Rodrigo, Pablo Pou, Ruth Martínez-Casado, Antonio J. Martínez-Galera, José M. Gómez-Rodríguez, Rubén Pérez
Characterizing self-assembled molecular layers on weakly interacting substrates: the role of the van der Waals and the chemical interactions
Nano Futures 2, 045002 (2018).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

159. Carlos Romero-Muñiz, Denís Paredes-Roibás, Concepción López, Antonio Hernanz, José María Gavira-Vallejo
Assignment of the Raman Spectrum of Benzylic Amide [2]Catenane: Raman Microscopy Experiments and First-Principles Calculations
J. Phys. Chem. C 122, 18102 (2018).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

158. Carlos Romero-Muñiz, Ana Martín-Recio, Pablo Pou, José M. Gómez-Rodríguez, Rubén Pérez
Substrate-induced enhancement of the chemical reactivity in metal-supported graphene
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 20, 19492 (2018).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

157. I. D. Marion, D. Capeta, B. Pielic, F. Faraguna, A. Gallardo, P. Pou, B. Biel, N. Vujicic, M. Kralj
Characterization of atomic-scale defects and electronic properties of synthesized MoS2 monolayer.
Nanotechnology 29 305703 (2018)    (DOI link)    (pdf)

156. C. Romero-Muñiz, A. Martín-Recio, P. Pou, J. M. Gómez-Rodríguez, R. Pérez
Unveiling the atomistic mechanisms for oxygen intercalation in a strongly interacting graphene-metal interface.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 20 13370 (2018)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

155. A. Martín-Recio, C. Romero-Muñiz, P. Pou, R. Pérez, J. M. Gómez-Rodríguez
Combining nitrogen substitutional defects and oxygen intercalation to control the graphene corrugation and doping level.
Carbon 130 362 (2018)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

154. J. G. Vilhena, E. Gnecco, R. Pawlak, F. Moreno-Herrero, E. Meyer, R. Pérez
Stick-Slip Motion of ssDNA over Graphene.
Journal of Physical Chemistry B 122 840 (2018)    (DOI link)    (pdf)


153. M. Ruiz, A. Aragonés, N. Camarero, J. G. Vilhena, M. Ortega, L. Zotti, R. Pérez, J. C. Cuevas, P. Gorostiza, I. Díez-Pérez
Bioengineering a Single-Protein Wire
Journal of the American Chemical Society 139 15337 (2017)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

152. M. Ellner, P. Pou, R. Pérez
Atomic force microscopy contrast with CO functionalized tips in hydrogen-bonded molecular layers: Does the real tip charge distribution play a role?
Physical Review B 96 075418 (2017)    (DOI link)    (pdf)

151. J. J. Mazo, D. Dietzel, A. Schirmeisen, J. G. Vilhena, E. Gnecco
Time Strengthening of Crystal Nanocontacts.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 118 246101 (2017)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

150. A. Marín-González, J. G. Vilhena, R. Pérez, F. Moreno-Herrero
Double stranded DNA and RNA under constant stretching forces: atomistic insights from microsecond-long molecular dynamics.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS) 112 7049 (2017)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

149. P. Rubio-Pereda, J. G. Vilhena, N. Takeuchi, P. A. Serena, R. Pérez
Albumin (BSA) adsorption onto graphite stepped surfaces.
Journal of Chemical Physics 146 214704 (2017)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

148. L. A. Zotti, R. Pérez
Platinum atomic contacts: from tunneling to contact.
Physical Review B 95 125438 (2017)    (DOI link)    (pdf)

147. A. Yurtsever, D. Fernández-Torre, J. Onoda, M. Abe, S. Morita, Y. Sugimotoa, R. Pérez
The local electronic properties of individual Pt atoms adsorbed on TiO2(110) studied by Kelvin probe force microscopy and first-principles simulations.
Nanoscale 9 5812 (2017)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

146. G. López-Polín, M. Ortega, J. G. Vilhena, I. Alda, J. Gómez-Herrero, P. A. Serena, C. Gómez-Navarro, R. Pérez
Tailoring the thermal expansion of graphene via controlled defect creation.
Carbon 116 670 (2017)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

145. C. Romero-Muñiz, V. Franco, A. Conde
Two different critical regimes enclosed in the Bean-Rodbell model and their implications in the field dependence and universal scaling of the magnetocaloric effect.
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 19 3582 (2017)    (DOI link)    (pdf)


144. M. M. Ugeda, A. J. Bradley, L. Rodrigo, M. Yu, W. Liu, P. Doak, A. Riss, J. B. Neaton, T. D. Tilley, R. Pérez, M. F. Crommie
Covalent Functionalization of GaP(110) Surfaces via a Staudinger-Type Reaction with Perfluorophenyl Azide.
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120 26448-26452 (2016)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

143. C. Romero-Muñiz, R. Tamura, S. Tanaka, V. Franco
Applicability of scaling behavior and power laws in the analysis of the magnetocaloric effect in second-order phase transition materials.
Physical Review B 94 134401 (2016)    (DOI link)    (pdf)

142. A. Martín-Recio, C. Romero-Muñiz, P. Pou, R. Pérez, J. M. Gómez-Rodríguez
Purely substitutional nitrogen on graphene/Pt(111) unveiled by STM and first principles calculations.
Nanoscale 8 17686 (2016)    (DOI link)    (pdf)

141. J. G. Vilhena, A. C. Dumitru, E. T. Herruzo, J. I. Mendieta-Moreno, R. García, P. A. Serena, Rubén Pérez
Adsorption Orientations and Immunological Recognition of Antibodies on Graphene.
Nanoscale 8 13463 (2016)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

140. B. de la Torre, M. Ellner, P. Pou, N. Nicoara, R. Pérez, J. M. Gómez-Rodríguez
Atomic-scale variations of the mechanical response of 2D materials detected by noncontact atomic force microscopy.
Physical Review Letters 116 245502 (2016)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

139. P. G. Lustemberg, Y. Pan, B.-J. Shaw, D. Grinter, Chi Pang, G. Thornton, R. Pérez, M. V. Ganduglia-Pirovano, N. Nilius
Diffusion barriers block defect occupation on reduced CeO2(111).
Physical Review Letters 116 236101 (2016)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

138. H. González-Herrero, P. Pou, J. Lobo-Checa, D. Fernández-Torre, F. Craes, A. J. Martínez-Galera, M. M. Ugeda, M. Corso, E. Ortega, J. M. Gómez-Rodríguez, R. Pérez, I. Brihuega
Graphene tunable transparency to tunneling electrons: A direct tool to measure the local coupling.
ACS Nano 10 5131 (2016)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

137. J. G. Vilhena, C. Pimentel, P. Pedraz, F. Luo, P. A. Serena, C. Pina, E. Gnecco, R. Pérez
Atomic-Scale Sliding Friction on Graphene in Water.
ACS Nano 10 4288 (2016)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

136. L. Rodrigo, P. Pou, R. Pérez
Graphene monovacancies: electronic and mechanical properties from large scale ab initio simulations
Carbon 103 200 (2016)    (DOI link)    (pdf)

135. M. Ellner, N. Pavlicek, P. Pou, B. Schuler, N. Moll, G. Meyer, L. Gross, R. Pérez
The electric field of CO tips and its relevance for atomic force microscopy.
Nano Letters 16 1974 (2016)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

134. Carlos Romero-Muñiz, Ana Martín-Recio, Pablo Pou, Jose María Gómez-Rodríguez, Rubén Pérez
Strong Dependence of Flattening and Decoupling of Graphene on Metals on the Local Distribution of Intercalated Oxygen Atoms.
Carbon 101 129 (2016)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

133. J. G. Vilhena, Pamela Rubio-Pereda, Perceval Vellosillo, P. A. Serena, Rubén Pérez
Albumin (BSA) adsorption over graphene in aqueous environment: Influence of orientation, adsorption protocol and solvent treatment.
Langmuir 32 1742-1755 (2016)    (DOI link)    (pdf)

132. Krzysztof Kosmider, Veronika Brázdová, M. Verónica Ganduglia-Pirovano, Rubén Pérez
Do Au Atoms Titrate Ce3+ Ions at the CeO_2-x(111) Surface?.
J. Phys. Chem. C 120 927-933 (2016)    (DOI link)    (pdf)

131. Harry Mönig, Diego R. Hermoso, Oscar Díaz Arado, Milica Todorović, Alexander Timmer, Simon Schüer, Gernot Langewisch, Ruben Perez, Harald Fuchs
Sub-Molecular Imaging by Non-Contact Atomic Force Microscopy with an Oxygen Atom Rigidly Connected to a Metallic Probe.
ACS Nano 10 1201-1209 (2016)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

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130. D. Miguel, L. Álvarez de Cienfuegos, A. Martín-Lasanta, S. P. Morcillo, L. A. Zotti, E. Leary, M. Bürkle, Y. Asai, R. Jurado, D. J. Cárdenas, G. Rubio-Bollinger, N. Agraït, J. M. Cuerva, M. Teresa González
Toward Multiple Conductance Pathways with Heterocycle-Based Oligo(phenyleneethynylene) Derivatives
Journal of the American Chemical Society 137 13818−13826 (2015)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

129. R. García, M. Ángeles Herranz, E. Leary, M. Teresa González, G. Rubio Bollinger, M. Bürkle, L. A. Zotti, Y. Asai, F. Pauly, J. C. Cuevas, N. Agraït, N. Martín
Single-molecule conductance of a chemically modified,π-extended tetrathiafulvalene and its charge-transfer complex with F4TCNQ
Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry 11 1068-1078 (2015)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

128. Chi M. Yim, Chi L. Pang, Diego R. Hermoso, Coinneach Dover, Christopher A. Muryn, Francesco Maccherozzi, Sarnjeet S. Dhesi, Rubén Pérez, Geoff Thornton
Influence of Support Morphology on the Bonding of Molecules to Nanoparticles.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS) 112 7903–7908 (2015)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

127. Shiro Yamazaki, Keisuke Maeda, Yoshiaki Sugimoto, Masayuki Abe, Vladimır Zoba, Pablo Pou, Lucia Rodrigo, Pingo Mutombo, Ruben Perez, Pavel Jelınek, Seizo Morita
Interplay between switching driven by the tunneling current and atomic force of a~bistable four-atom Si quantum dot by means of scanning probe microscopy.
Nano Letters 15 4356 (2015)    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

126. Ana Martín-Recio, Carlos Romero-Muñiz, Antonio J. Martínez-Galera, Pablo Pou, Rubén Pérez, Jose María Gómez-Rodríguez
Tug-of-War between Corrugation and Binding Energy: Revealing the Formation of Multiple Moiré Patterns on a Strongly Interacting Graphene-Metal System.
Nanoscale 7 11300-11309 (2015).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

125. Oleksandr Stetsovych, Milica Todorovic, Tomoko K. Shimizu, Cesar Moreno, James William Ryan, Carmen Perez Leon, Keisuke Sagisaka, Emilio Palomares, Vladimir Matolin, Daisuke Fujita, Ruben Perez, Oscar Custance
Atomic species identification at the (101) anatase surface by simultaneous scanning tunnelling and atomic force microscopy.
Nature Communications 6 7265 (2015).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

124. Mehmet Z. Baykara, Milica Todorović, Harry Mönig,Todd C. Schwendemann, Lucia Rodrigo, Eric I. Altman, Rubén Pérez, Udo D. Schwarz
Simultaneous Measurement of Multiple Independent Atomic-Scale Interactions Using Scanning Probe Microscopy: Data Interpretation and the Effect of Cross-Talk
J. Phys. Chem. C 119 6670–6677 (2015).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

123. Delia Fernández-Torre, Ayhan Yurtsever, Jo Onoda, Masayuki Abe, Seizo Morita, Yoshiaki Sugimoto, Rubén Pérez
Pt atoms adsorbed on TiO2(110)-(1×1) studied with noncontact atomic force microscopy and first-principles simulations
Physical Review B 91 075401 (1-8) (2015).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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122. Anna L Pinardi, Giulio Biddau, Kees van De Ruit, Gonzalo Otero-Irurueta, Sara Gardonio, Silvano Lizzit, Robert Schennach, Cees F. J. Flipse, Maria F. Loopez, Javier Mendez, Ruben Perez, Jose A. Martin-Gago
Vacancy formation on C60/Pt (111): unraveling the complex atomistic mechanism.
Nanotecnology 25 385602 (1-13) (2014).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

121. Delia Fernandez-Torre, Javier Carrasco, M. Veronica Ganduglia-Pirovano, Rubén Pérez
Hydrogen activation, diffusion, and clustering on CeO2(111): A DFT+U study
Journal of Chemocal Physics 141 014703 (1-9) (2014).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

120. P. Merino, L. Rodrigo, A. L. Pinardi, J. Méndez, M. F. Lopez, P. Pou, R. Pérez, J. A. Martin-Gago
Sublattice Localized Electronic States in Atomically Resolved Graphene-Pt(111) Edge-Boundaries
ACS Nano 8 3590-3596 (2014).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

119. J. Carrasco, G. Vilé, D. Fernández-Torre, R. Pérez, J. Pérez-Ramírez, M. V. Ganduglia-Pirovano
Molecular-Level Understanding of CeO2 as a Catalyst for Partial Alkyne Hydrogenation
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118, 5352-5360 (2014).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)
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118. R. Pérez
Nanoscale Friction: Distorted by the tip
Nature Materials 13, 118-119 (2014) (News & Views).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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117. H. Mönig, M. Todorović, M. Z. Baykara, T. C. Schwendemann, L. Rodrigo, E. I. Altman, R. Perez, U. D. Schwarz
Understanding Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Contrast Mechanisms on Metal Oxides: A Case Study
ACS Nano 7, 10233 (2013).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

116. C. Sanchez-Sanchez, J. I. Martinez, V. Lanzilotto, G. Biddau, B. Gómez-Lor, R. Pérez, L. Floreano, M. F. Lopez, J. A. Martin-Gago
Chemistry and temperature-assisted dehydrogenation of C60H30 molecules on TiO2(110) surfaces
Nanoscale 5, 11058--11065 (2013).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

115. Y. Sugimoto, M. Ondrácek, M. Abe, P. Pou, S. Morita, R. Pérez, F. Flores, P. Jelínek
Quantum Degeneracy in Atomic Point Contacts Revealed by Chemical Force and Conductance
Physiscal Review Letters 111, 106803 (2013).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)
(Editors' Suggestion)

114. Y. Sugimoto, A. Yurtsever, M. Abe, S. Morita, M. Ondrácek, P. Pou, R. Pérez, P. Jelínek
Role of Tip Chemical Reactivity on Atom Manipulation Process in Dynamic Force Microscopy
ACS Nano 7, 7370-7376 (2013).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

113. M. Z. Baykara, M. Todorović, H. Mönig, T. C. Schwendemann, Ö. Ünverdi, L. Rodrigo, E. I. Altman, R. Perez, U. D. Schwarz
Atom-specific forces and defect identification on surface-oxidized Cu(100) with combined 3D-AFM and STM measurements
Physical Review B 87 , 155414 (2013).    (DOI link)    (pdf)
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112. A. Yurtsever, Y. Sugimoto, H. Tanaka, M. Abe, S. Morita, M. Ondrácek, P. Pou, R. Pérez, P. Jelínek
Force mapping on a partially H-covered Si(111)-(7 times 7) surface: Influence of tip and surface reactivity
Physical Review B 87, 155403 (2013).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

111. A. Tuxen, S. Carenco, M. Chintapalli, C.-H. Chuang, C. Escudero, E. Pach, P. Jiang, F. Borondics, B. J. Beberwyck, A. P. Alivisatos, G. Thornton, W.-F. Pong, J. Guo, R. Perez, F. Besenbacher, M. Salmeron
Size-dependent dissociation of carbon monoxide on cobalt nanoparticles
Journal of the American Chemical Society 135 , 2273 (2013).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

110. Ch.-M. Yim, Ch.-L. Pang, D. S. Humphrey, C. A Muryn, K. Schulte, R. Perez, G. Thornton
CO and O2 overlayers on Pd nanocrystals supported on TiO2(110)
Faraday Discussions 162, 191-200 (2013).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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109. R. Pérez
Discriminating Chemical Bonds
Science 337,1305 (2012).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

108. R. Pérez, P. Pou, D. Fernández-Torre
Imaging Carbon Nanostructures with SPMs: Are Force and Current Maxima Linked to Atoms or Empty Sites?
G.I.T. Imaging & Microscopy 2,39 (2012).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

107. D. Fernández-Torre, K. Ko¶mider, J. Carrasco, M. Verónica Ganduglia-Pirovano, R. Pérez
Insight into the Adsorption of Water on the Clean CeO2(111) Surface with van der Waals and Hybrid Density Functionals
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 116 , 13584 (2012).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

106. A. Yurtsever, D. Fernández-Torre, C. González, P. Jelínek, P. Pou, Y. Sugimoto, M. Abe, R. Pérez, S. Morita
Understanding Image Contrast Formations in TiO2 with Force Spectroscopy
Physical Review B 85,125416 (2012).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

105. G. Langewisch, W. Kamiñski, D.-A. Braun, R. Möller, H. Fuchs, A. Schirmeisen, R. Pérez
Understanding Dissipative Tip-Molecule Interactions with Submolecular Resolution on an Organic Adsorbate
Small 8,602 (2012).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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104. M. Todoroviæ, D. R. Bowler
Non-adiabatic simulations of current-related structural transformations in metallic nanodevices
Journal of Physics:Condensed Matter 23,345301 (2011).    (DOI link)    (pdf)
(Selected for the news feature Labtalk.)

103. M. M. Ugeda, D. Fernández-Torre, I. Brihuega, P. Pou, A. J. Martínez-Galera, R. Pérez, J. M. Gómez-Rodríguez
Point Defects on Graphene on Metals
Physical Review Letters 107,116803 (2011).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

102. M. Ondráèek, P. Pou, V. Rozsíval, C. González, P. Jelínek, R. Pérez
Forces and Currents in Carbon Nanostructures: Are We Imaging Atoms?
Physical Review Letters 106,176101 (2011).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)
(Editor's suggestion. Selected for Viewpoint: "Proper carbon ID required" , Eric I. Altman, Physics 4,34 (2011).)

101. A. Campbellová, M. Ondráèek, P. Pou, R. Pérez, P. Klapetek, P. Jelínek
'Sub-atomic' resolution of non-contact atomic force microscope images induced by a heterogeneous tip structure:
A density functional theory study

Nanotechnology 22,295710 (2011).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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100. G. Otero, G. Biddau, T. Ozaki, B. Gómez-Lor, J. Mendez, R. Pérez, J. A. Martín-Gago
Spontaneous Discrimination of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) Enantiomers on a Metal Surface
Chemistry - A European Journal 16,13920 (2010).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

99. D. Martínez-Martín, M. Jaafar, R. Pérez, J. Gómez-Herrero, A. Asenjo
Upper Bound for the Magnetic Force Gradient in Graphite
Physical Review Letters 105,257203 (2010).    (DOI link)    (pdf)    (supp. info)

98. W. Kamiñski, R. Pérez
Mechanical Response and Energy-Dissipation Processes in Oligothiophene Monolayers Studied with First-Principles Simulations
Tribology Letters 39,295 (2010).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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97. O. Custance, R. Pérez, S. Morita
Atomic force microscopy as a tool for atom manipulation
Nature Nanotechnology 4,803 (2009).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

96. R. Bechstein, C. Gonzalez, J. Schutte, P. Jelinek, R. Pérez, A. Kuhnle
"All-inclusive" imaging of the rutile TiO2(110) surface using NC-AFM
Nanotechnology 20,505703 (2009).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

95. R. Pérez
Carbon Nanotubes: Not that slippery
Nature Materials 8,857 (2009).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

94. B. Maté, O. Gálvez, V. J. Herrero, D. Fernández-Torre, M. A. Moreno, R. Escribano
Water-ammonium ices and the elusive 6.85 microm band
The Astrophysical Journal Letters 703, L178 (2009).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

93. N.F. Martínez, W. Kamiñski, C.J. Gómez, C. Albonetti, F. Biscarini, R. Pérez, R.García
Molecular energy-dissipating processes in oligothiophene monolayers determined by phase-imaging force microscopy
Nanotechnology 20,434021 (2009).    (DOI link)    (pdf)
(invited article in the special issue to mark the 20th volume of Nanotechnology)

92. R. Pérez, R. Garcia, U. Schwarz (Guest Editors)
Topical Issue on High-resolution Dynamic Force Microscopy
Nanotechnology 20,260201 (2009).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

91. P. Pou, S. Alireza Ghasemi, P. Jelinek, T. Lenosky, S. Goedecker, R. Pérez
Structure and Stability of Semiconductor Tip Apexes for Atomic Force Microscopy
Nanotechnology 20, 264015 (2009).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

90. R. H. M. Smit, A. I. Mares, M. Haefner, P. Pou, J. C. Cuevas, J. M. van Ruitenbeek
Metallic properties of Magnesium point contacts
New Journal of Physics 11, 073043 (2009).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

89. G. Colizzi, G. Biddau, V. Fiorentini
Indium on Cu(100) from first principles: Energetics, complex formation, and diffusion
of adsorbates and vacancies on terraces and at steps

Physical Review B 79, 165441 (2009).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

88. D. Fernández-Torre, O. Kupiainen, P. Pyykkö, L. Halonen
Long-range interactions between polar molecules and metallic surfaces:
A comparison of classical and density functional theory based models

Chemical Physics Letter 471, 239 (2009).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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87. P. Jelínek, M. ©vec, P. Pou, R. Pérez, V. Cháb
Tip-Induced Reduction of the Resonant Tunneling Current on Semiconductor Surfaces
Physical Review Letters 101, 176101 (2008) (issue cover)    (DOI link)    (pdf)

86. Y. Sugimoto, P. Pou, O. Custance, P. Jelinek, M. Abe, R. Pérez, S. Morita
Complex patterning by vertical interchange atom manipulation using atomic force microscopy
Science 322, 413-417 (2008).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

85. L. Pastewka, P. Pou, R. Pérez, P. Gumbsch, M. Moseler
Describing bond-breaking processes by reactive potentials: Importance of an environment-dependent interaction range
Physical Review B 78, 161402 (2008) (Rapid Communication).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

84. G. Otero, G. Biddau, C. Sánchez-Sánchez, R. Caillard, M. F. López, C. Rogero, F. J. Palomares, N. Cabello, M.A. Basanta, J. Ortega, J. Mendez, A.M. Echavarren, R. Pérez, B. Gómez-Lor, J. A. Martín-Gago
Fullerenes from aromatic precursors by surface-catalysed cyclodehydrogenation
Nature 464, 865-869 (2008).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

83. B. Pieczyrak, C. Gonzalez, P. Jelinek, R. Pérez, J. Ortega, F Flores
Mechanical and electrical properties of stretched clean and H-contaminated Pd-nanowires.
Nanotechnology 19, 335711 (2008).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

82. P. Jelinek, R. Pérez, J. Ortega, F Flores
Ab-initio study of the evolution of the mechanical and transport properties of clean and contaminated Au nanowires along the deformation path.
Physical Review B 77, 115447 (2008).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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81. R. García, R. Magerle, R. Pérez
Nanoscale compositional mapping with gentle forces
Nature Materials 6, 405-411 (2007) .    (DOI link)    (pdf)

80. Y. Sugimoto, P. Jelinek, P.Pou, M. Abe, S. Morita, R. Pérez, O. Custance.
Mechanism for room-temperature single-atom lateral manipulations on semiconductors using dynamic force microscopy
Physical Review Letters 98 , 106104 (2007).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

79. Y. Sugimoto, P. Jelinek, P.Pou, M. Abe, R. Pérez, S. Morita, O. Custance
Chemical identification of individual surface atoms by atomic force microscopy
Nature 446 , 64-67 (2007).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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78. JM. Blanco, F. Flores, R. Pérez
STM-theory: Image potential, chemistry and surface relaxation
Progress in Surface Science, 81 ,403-443 (2006).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

77. Y.J. Dappe, R. Oszwaldowski, P. Pou, J. Ortega, R. Pérez, F. Flores.
Local-orbital occupancy formulation of density functional theory: Application to Si, C, and graphene
Physical Review B 73 , 235124 (2006).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

76. Y. Sugimoto, P. Pou, O. Custance, P. Jelinek, S. Morita, M. Abe, R. Pérez
Real topography, atomic relaxations, and short-range chemical interactions in atomic force microscopy: The case of the alpha-Sn/Si(111)-(root 3x root 3)R30 degrees surface
Physical Review B 73 , 205329 (2006).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

75. N. Oyabu, P. Pou, Y. Sugimoto, P. Jelinek, M. Abe, S. Morita, R. Pérez, O. Custance
Single atomic contact adhesion and dissipation in dynamic force microscopy
Physical Review Letters 96 , 106101 (2006).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

74. P. Jelinek, R. Pérez, J. Ortega, F Flores
Hydrogen dissociation over Au nanowires and the fractional conductance quantum
Physical Review Letters 96 , 046803 (2006).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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73. P.C. Snijders, S. Rogge, C. Gonzalez, R. Pérez, J. Ortega, F. Flores, H. H. Weitering.
Ga-induced atom wire formation and passivation of stepped Si(112)
Physical Review B 72 , 125343 (2005).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

72. P. Dieska, O. Stich, R. Pérez
Nanomanipulation using only mechanical energy
Physical Review Letters 95 , 126103 (2005).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

71. P.Jelinek, R. Pérez, J. Ortega, F. Flores.
Universal behaviour in the final stage of the breaking process for metal nanowires
Nanotechnology 16 , 1023-1028 (2005).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

70. J. M. Blanco, C. Gonzalez, P. Jelinek, J. Ortega, R. Pérez, F. Flores, M. Rose, M. Salmeron, J. Mendez, J. Wintterlin and G. Ertl
Origin of contrast in STM images of oxygen on Pd(111) and its dependence on tip structure and tunneling parameters
Physical Review B 71 , 113402 (2005).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

69. I. Brihuega, O. Custance, R. Pérez, J. M. Gomez-Rodriguez
Intrinsic character of the (3x3) to (root 3x root 3) phase transition in Pb/Si(111)
Physical Review Letters 94 , 046101 (2005).    (DOI link)    (pdf)
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68. D. Farías, W. Kamiñski, J. Lobo, J. Ortega, E. Hulpke, R. Pérez, F. Flores, E. G. Michel
Phonon dynamics of the Sn/Ge(111)-(3 x 3) surface
Applied Surface Science 237 , 86-92 (2004).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

67. P. Jelinek, R. Pérez, J. Ortega, F. Flores.
Mechanical properties and electrical conductance of different Al nanowires submitted to an homogeneous deformation: a first-principles simulation
Surface Science 566, 13-23 Part 1 (2004).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

66. C. Gonzalez, P. C. Snijders, J. Ortega, R. Pérez, S. Rogge, H. H. Weitering
Formation of atom wires on vicinal silicon
Physical Review Letters 93 , 126106 (2004).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

65. J.M. Blanco, C. Gonzalez, P. Jelinek, J. Ortega, F. Flores, R. Pérez
First-principles simulations of STM images: From tunneling to the contact regime
Physical Review B 70 , 085405 (2004).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

64. H. Vazquez, F. Flores, R. Oszwaldowski, J. Ortega, R. Pérez, A. Khan
Barrier formation at metal-organic interfaces: dipole formation and the charge neutrality level
Applied Surface Science 234 , 107-112 (2004).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

63. W. Kaminski, P. Jelinek, R. Pérez, J. Ortega, F. Flores
Si-substitutional defects on the alpha-Sn/Si(111)-(root 3 x root 3) surface
Applied Surface Science 234 , 286-291 (2004).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

62. T. Kampen, A. Schuller, D. R. T. Zahn, B. Biel, J. Ortega, R. Pérez, F. Flores
Schottky contacts on passivated GaAs(100) surfaces: barrier height and reactivity
Applied Surface Science 234 , 341-348 (2004).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

61. H. Vazquez, R. Oszwaldowski, P. Pou, J. Ortega, R. Pérez, F. Flores, A. Kahn
Dipole formation at metal/PTCDA interfaces: role of the charge neutrality level
Europhysics Letters 65 , 802-808 (2004).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

60. C. Gonzalez, I. Benito, J. Ortega, L. Jurczyszyn, J. M. Blanco, R. Pérez, F. Flores, T.U. Kampen, D. R. T. Zahn, W. Braun
Selenium passivation of GaAs(001): a combined experimental and theoretical study
Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter 16 , 2187-2206 (2004).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

59. P. Dieska, I. Stich, R. Pérez
Reversible short-range electrostatic imaging in frequency modulation atomic force microscopy on metallic surfaces
Nanotechnology 15 , S55-S59 Sp. Iss. (2004).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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58. P. Dieska, I. Stich, R. Pérez
Covalent and reversible short-range electrostatic imaging in noncontact atomic force microscopy
Physical Review Letters 91 , 216401 (2003).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

57. R. Oszwaldowski, H Vazquez, P. Pou, J. Ortega, R. Pérez, F. Flores
Exchange-correlation energy in the orbital occupancy method: electronic structure of organic molecules
Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter 15, S2665-S2678 (2003).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

56. P. Jelinek, R. Pérez, J. Ortega, F. Flores
First-principles simulations of the stretching and final breaking of Al nanowires: Mechanical properties and electrical conductance
Physical Review B 68, 085403 (2003).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

55. D. Farias, W. Kaminski, J. Lobo, J. Ortega, E. Hulpke, R. Pérez, F. Flores, E. G. Michel
Phonon Softening, Chaotic Motion, and Order-Disorder Transition in Sn/Ge(111)
Physical Review Letters 91, 016103 (2003).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

54. T. U. Kampen, D. R. T. Zahn, W. Braun, C. Gonzalez, I. Benito, J. Ortega, L. Jurczyszyn, J. M. Blanco, R. Pérez, F. Flores
Surface properties of chalcogen passivated GaAs(100)
Applied Surface Science 212, 850-855 (2003).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

53. B. Szucs, Z. Hajnal, Th. Frauenheim, C. Gonzalez, J. Ortega, R. Pérez, F. Flores
Chalcogen passivation of GaAs(100) surfaces: theoretical study
Applied Surface Science 212, 861-865 (2003).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

52. P. Pou, R. Oszwaldowski, R. Pérez, F. Flores, J. Ortega
Exchange-Correlation Energy as a function of the orbital occupancies: Implementation on First Principles Local Orbital Methods
International Journal of Quantum Chemistry 91, 151-156 (2003).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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51. R. Garcia, R. Pérez
Dynamic atomic force microscopy methods
Surface Science Reports 47, 197-301 (2002).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

50. M. Gauthier, R. Pérez, T. Arai, M. Tomitori, M. Tsukada
Interplay between nonlinearity, scan speed, damping, and electronics in frequency modulation atomic-force microscopy
Physical Review Letters 89, 146104 (2002).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

49. J. Ortega, R. Pérez, L. Jurczyszyn, F. Flores
Ge substitutional defects and the root 3 x root 3 <-> 3 x 3 transition in alpha-Sn/Ge(111)
Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter 14, 7147-7154 (2002).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

48. P. Pou, F. Flores, J. Ortega, R. Pérez, A. Levy-Yeyati
Electron correlation effects and ferromagnetism in iron
Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter 14, L421-L427 (2002).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

47. J. Ortega, R. Pérez, F. Flores
Dynamical fluctuations and the root 3x root 3 <-> 3x3 transition in alpha-Sn/Ge(111) and Sn/Si(111)
Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter 14, 5979-6004 (2002).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

46. B. Biel, I. Benito, C. Gonzalez, J.M. Blanco, J. Ortega, R. Pérez, F. Flores
Metallization and Schottky-barrier formation for Se-passivated GaAs(100) interfaces
Applied Surface Science 190, 475-479 (2002).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

45. I. Stich, P. Dieska, R. Pérez
Tip-surface interactions in atomic force microscopy: reactive vs. metallic surfaces
Applied Surface Science 188, 325-330 (2002).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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44. A. Charrier, R. Pérez, F. Thibaudau, J.-M. Debever, J. Ortega, F. Flores, J.-M. Themlin
Contrasted electronic properties of Sn-adatom-based (root 3X root 3)R30 degrees reconstructions on Si(111)
Physical Review B 64, 115407 (2001).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

43. L. Jurczyszyn, J. Ortega, R. Pérez, F. Flores
Surface geometry and STM image of the Sn/Ge(111)-3 x 3 reconstruction
Surface Science 482, 1350-1354 (2001).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

42. F. Flores, J. Ortega, R. Pérez, A. Charrier, F. Thibaudau, J.-M. Debever, J.-M. Themlin
Electron correlation effects at Sn/Si(111)-3x3, root 3x root 3 and Sn/Ge(111)-3x3, root 3x root 3 reconstructions
Progress in Surface Science 67, 299-307 (2001).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

41. A. Charrier, R. Pérez, F. Thibaudau, J.-M. Debever, J. Ortega, F. Flores, J.-M. Themlin
Many-body effects in the electronic structure of Sn/Si(111)-alpha-root 3
Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter 13, L521-L528 (2001).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

40. R. Pérez, J. Ortega, F. Flores
Surface soft phonon and the root 3 x root 3 <-> 3 x 3 phase transition in Sn/Ge(111) and Sn/Si(111)
Physical Review Letters 86, 4891-4894 (2001).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

39. A. Charrier, R. Pérez, F. Thibaudau, J.-M. Debever, J. Ortega,
Correlated surface bands of the prototypical interface Sn/Si(111)-alpha-root 3
Applied Surface Science 175, 195-200 (2001).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

38. M. R. Jarvis, R. Pérez, M. C. Payne
Can atomic force microscopy achieve atomic resolution in contact mode?
Physical Review Letters 86, 1287-1290 (2001).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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37. R. Pérez, P. Gumbsch
An Ab initio study of the cleavage anisotropy in silicon
Acta Materialia 48, 4517-4530 (2000).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

36. R. Pérez, J. Ortega, F. Flores
Electron correlation effects at semiconductor interfaces: a comparison of the Si(111)-3X3 and the Sn/Ge(111)-3X3 reconstructions
Applied Surface Science 166, 45-50 (2000).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

35. P. Pou, R. Pérez, F. Flores, A. Levy Yeyati, A. Martín-Rodero, J. M. Blanco, F. J. García-Vidal, J. Ortega
Local-density approach and quasiparticle levels for generalized Hubbard Hamiltonians
Physical Review B 62, 4309-4331 (2000).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

34. R. Pérez, P. Gumbsch
Directional anisotropy in the cleavage fracture of silicon
Physical Review Letters 84, 5347-5350 (2000).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

33. J. Tobik, I. Stich, R. Pérez, K. Terakura, S.H. Ke
Tip-surface interactions in noncontact atomic force microscopy on reactive surfaces
Progress in Surface Science 64, 179-191 (2000).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

32. J. Ortega, R. Pérez, F. Flores
A theoretical case study: the Sn/Ge(111)-(3x3) surface
Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter 12, L21-L27 (2000).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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31. S. H. Ke, T. Uda, R. Pérez, I. Stich, K. Terakura
First-principles investigation of tip-surface interaction on a GaAs(110) surface: Implications for atomic force and scanning tunneling microscopies
Physical Review B 60, 11631-11638 (1999).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

30. J. Tobik, I. Stich, R. Pérez, K. Terakura
Simulation of tip-surface interactions in atomic force microscopy of an InP(110) surface with a Si tip
Physical Review B 60, 11639-11644 (1999).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

29. F. Flores, J. Ortega, R. Pérez
Many-body effects and the metal-insulator transition at semiconductor surfaces and interfaces
Surface Review and Letters 6, 411-433 (1999).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

28. R. Saiz-Pardo, R. Pérez, F. J. García-Vidal, R. Whittle, F. Flores
Systematic theoretical studies of the Schottky barrier control by passivating atomic intralayers
Surface Science 426, 26-37 (1999).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

27. R. Pérez, I. Stich, M. C. Payne, K. Terakura
Chemical interactions in noncontact AFM on semiconductor surfaces: Si(111), Si(100) and GaAs(110)
Applied Surface Science 140, 320-326 (1999).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

26. J. Avila, A. Mascaraque, E. G. Michel, M. C. Asensio, G. LeLay, J. Ortega, R. Pérez, F. Flores
Dynamical fluctuations as the origin of a surface phase transition in Sn/Ge(111) and GaAs(110)
Physical Review Letters 82, 442-445 (1999).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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25. J. Ortega, F. Flores, R. Pérez, A. Levy-Yeyati
Electron correlation effects at semiconductor surfaces and interfaces: Si(111)-5x5, Si(111)-7x7 and Sn/Ge(111)
Progress in Surface Science 59 , 233-243 (1998).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

24. R. Pérez, I. Stich, M. C. Payne, K. Terakura
Surface-tip interactions in noncontact atomic-force microscopy on reactive surfaces: Si(111)
Physical Review B 58 , 10835-10849 (1998).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

23. M. R. Jarvis, R. Pérez, F. M. van Bouwelen, M. C. Payne
Microscopic mechanism for mechanical polishing of diamond (110) surfaces
Physical Review Letters 80 , 3428-3431 (1998).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

22. R. Pérez, M. C. Payne, I. Stich, K. Terakura
Contrast mechanism in non-contact AFM on reactive surfaces
Applied Surface Science 123 , 249-254 (1998).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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21. R. Pérez, M. C. Payne, I. Stich, K. Terakura
Role of covalent tip-surface interactions in noncontact atomic force microscopy on reactive surfaces
Physical Review Letters 78 , 678-681 (1997).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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20. R. Pérez, M. C. Payne, A. D. Simpson
First principles simulations of silicon nanoindentation
Physical Review Letters 75 , 4748-4751 (1995).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

19. F. Flores, P. L. De Andres, F. J. García-Vidal, L. Jurczyszyn, N. Mingo, R. Pérez
Adsorption of noble gases on metal-surfaces and the scanning tunneling microscope
Progress in Surface Science 48 , 27-38 (1995).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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18. F. J. García-Vidal, J. Merino, R. Pérez, R. Rincon, J. Ortega, F. Flores
Density-functional approach to LCAO methods
Physical Review B 50 , 10537-10547 (1994).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

17. F. Flores, F. J. García-Vidal, J. Ortega, R. Pérez
Chemisorption at metal and semiconductor surfaces
Philosophical Magazine B 69 , 931-939 (1994).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

16. R. Saiz-Pardo, R. Rincón, R. Pérez, F. Flores
Schottky-barrier formation for nonideal interfaces - as rich GaAs(110) metal junctions
Surface Science 307 , 309-314 (1994).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

15. R. Pérez, F. J. García-Vidal, P. L. de Andres, F. Flores
Adsorption of Xenon on metals - a theoretical analysis
Surface Science 307 , 704-709 (1994).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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14. F. Flores, R. Pérez, R. Rincón, R. Saiz-Pardo
Electron states at seminconductor interfaces - the intrinsic and extrinsic charge neutrality levels
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series A 344 , 567-577 (1993).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

13. F. Flores, R. Saiz-Pardo, R. Rincón, J. Ortega, R. Pérez, F. J. García-Vidal
The interaction of atoms with semiconductors surfaces - The case of Sb on GaAs(110)
Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter 5 , A41-A50 (1993).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

12. F. Flores, R. Rincón, J. Ortega, F. J. García-Vidal, R. Pérez
Schottky-barrier formations in the low metal coverage limit
Progress in Surface Science 42 , 281-295 (1993).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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11. J. Ortega, F. J. García-Vidal, R. Pérez, C. Coluzza, F. Gozzo, G. Margaritondo, Y. Hwu, L. Lozzi, S. La Rosa
Early stages of Schottky-Barrier formation for Al deposited on GaAs(110)
Physical Review B 46 , 10277-10283 (1992).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

10. A. Mujica, R. Pérez, F. Flores, A. Muñoz
Heterojunction band offsets for polar intefaces: from a thin to a thick covalent intralayer
Physical Review B 46 , 9641-9647 (1992).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

09. J. Ortega, F. J. García-Vidal, R. Pérez, R. Rincón, F. Flores
Chemisorption of metals or electronegative atoms on GaAs
Physica Scripta T45, 277-282 (1992).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

08. J. Ortega, R. Rincón, R. Pérez, F. J. García-Vidal, F. Flores
Schottky - Barrier formation - Al deposition on GaAs(110)
Applied Surface Science 60-1, 736-741 (1992).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

07. J. R. Cerda, P. L. de Andres, F. Flores, R. Pérez
Trasport of physisorbed Xe atoms on Ni(110) using a scanning tunneling microscope - a theoretical approach
Physical Review B 45 , 8721-8729 (1992).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

06. R. Pérez, J. Ortega, F. J. García-Vidal, F. Flores
Gap-Si band-offset modifications due to alkali-metal intralayer deposition
Applied Surface Science 56-8, 756-761 (1992)    (DOI link)    (pdf)

05. J. Ortega, R. Pérez, F. J. García-Vidal, F. Flores
Low Coverage Deposition of Alkali - Metals on GaAs(110)
Applied Surface Science 56-8, 264-270 (1992).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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04. F. J. García-Vidal, A. Martín-Rodero, F. Flores, J. Ortega, R. Pérez
Molecular - orbital theory for chemisorption: the case of H on normal metals
Physical Review B 44 , 11412-11431 (1991).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

03. J. Ortega, R. Pérez, F. Flores
Schottky - barrier formation between GaAs(110) and alkali metals
Surface Science 251, 442-446 (1991).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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02. R. Pérez, A. Muñoz, F. Flores
The effect of a metal intralayer on the heterojunction band offset: extrinsic and intrinsic charge neutrality levels
Surface Science 226 , 371-380 (1990).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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01. A. Muñoz, R. Pérez, J. C. Durán, F. Flores
A theorical analysis of the heterojunctions band offsets as controlled by intralayer depositions
Surface Science 211 , 503-510 (1989).    (DOI link)    (pdf)

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