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dc.creatorFeyer, V.en_US
dc.creatorPlekan, O.en_US
dc.creatorLyamayev, V.en_US
dc.creatorSkala, T.en_US
dc.creatorPrince, K. C.en_US
dc.creatorChab, V.en_US
dc.creatorTsud, N.en_US
dc.creatorMatolin, V.en_US
dc.creatorCarravetta, V.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-12T14:33:32Z
dc.date.available2010-07-12T14:33:32Z
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier2010-TD-11en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1811/46441
dc.descriptionAuthor Institution: Sincrotrone Trieste, Basovizza (Trieste), Italy; Institute of Physics, Prague, Czech Republic; Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic; CNR-Institute of Chemical Physical Processes, Pisa, Italyen_US
dc.description.abstractStudies of the interaction between organic compounds and surfaces are motivated by their application as bio sensors, and their relevance to biocompatibility of implants and the origin of life. In the present work interaction of the simplest peptide, glycyl-glycine, with the Cu surface has been studied. Multilayer, monolayer and sub-monolayer films of this dipeptide on the clean and oxygen modified Cu(110) surface were prepared by thermal evaporation in high vacuum. The techniques used were soft X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, near edge X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy and density functional theory calculations. By comparing the experimental and theoretical spectra, detailed models of the electronic structure and adsorption geometry for each coverage have been proposed, which are in good agreement with the theoretical calculations. The carboxylic acid group of glycyl-glycine loses hydrogen and the molecule is coordinated via the carboxylate oxygen atoms to the surface. At low coverage the amino group bonds to the surface via a hydrogen atom, while at higher coverage the bonding is via the nitrogen lone pair. The peptide group is not involved in the bonding to the surface.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherOhio State Universityen_US
dc.titleSOFT X-RAY SPECTROSCOPY OF GLYCYL-GLYCINE ADSORBED ON Cu(110) SURFACEen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
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dc.typePresentationen_US


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