Interaction of Imidazolium-based Ionic Liquid with Graphite: An Electrochemical Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Study

Published: 11 October 2018| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/brkjgjd234.1
Haitao Fang,
Huixin Wang,
Baran Eren,
Bingmei Feng,
M. Salmeron,
Yibo Hao


we report an EC-STM study on the adsorption, intercalation, and etching behavior of imidazolium-based ILs under open circuit potential (OCP) and cathodic potentials at HOPG/IL interface and their dependence on the length of the alkyl chains in the aromatic cations.