ON-SURFACE SYNTHESIS

Making 2D topological polymers a reality

First-principles calculations predicted electronic topological properties for 2D honeycomb–kagome polymers, which have been now confirmed experimentally thanks to improvements in on-surface synthesis.

Access options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

from$8.99

All prices are NET prices.

Fig. 1: Structure–electronic topology relation of honeycomb–kagome 2D polymer P2TANG.

References

  1. 1.

    Novoselov, K. S. et al. Nature 438, 197–200 (2005).

  2. 2.

    Keppleri, I. Harmonices Mundi Libri V (Ioannis Planck, 1619).

  3. 3.

    Smirnova, N. L. Crystallogr. Rep. 54, 743–748 (2009).

  4. 4.

    Galeotti, G. et al. Nat. Mater. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-020-0682-z (2020).

  5. 5.

    Jing, Y. & Heine, T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 141, 743–747 (2019).

  6. 6.

    Jin, E. et al. Science 357, 673–676 (2017).

  7. 7.

    Zhuang, X. et al. Polym. Chem. 7, 4176–4181 (2016).

  8. 8.

    Springer, M. A., Liu, T.-J., Kuc, A. & Heine, T. Chem. Soc. Rev. 49, 2007–2019 (2020).

  9. 9.

    Bieri, M. et al. Chem. Commun. 47, 10239–10241 (2011).

  10. 10.

    Steiner, C. et al. Nat. Commun. 8, 14765 (2017).

Download references

Author information

Affiliations

Authors

Corresponding author

Correspondence to Thomas Heine.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this article

Jing, Y., Heine, T. Making 2D topological polymers a reality. Nat. Mater. (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-020-0690-z

Download citation