Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

USC is a public university established in 1495. USC hosts ~28,000 students, among which ~3,000 are PhD students. USC has been recognized as International Campus of Excellence, a Spanish strategic program specialized in life sciences and technologies. CiQUS (Center for Research in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Materials) develops transdisciplinary strategies to undertake major challenges in Molecular Sciences. CiQUS hosts 33 Principal Investigators, selected by an external scientific advisory board; 39 post-doctoral fellows, 73 PhD students, 25 Master students, 11 technicians and 4 people in administration and R&D management and knowledge transfer. In 2016, CiQUS obtained the best evaluation in the accreditation of Excellence University Research Centres from the Galician Government. CiQUS’ research activity is focused on three major areas: Functional Materials; Biological and Medicinal Chemistry; Synthetic Technologies.

Website: https://www.usc.es

Skills

Organic chemistry and catalysis; synthesis and purification of large aromatic compounds and nanographenes; experience in the collaboration with surface scientists; preparation of graphene precursors; experience in the manipulation of highly reactive molecules and intermediates.

Publications

Uncovering the triplet ground state of triangular graphene nanoflakes engineered with atomic precision on a metal surface

Jingcheng Li, Sofia Sanz, Jesus Castro-Esteban, Manuel Vilas-Varela, Niklas Friedrich, Thomas Frederiksen, Diego Peña, Jose Ignacio Pascual
Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 177201 (2020)
[ ] [ DOI ] [ Open Access ]

Magnetism of topological boundary states induced by boron substitution in graphene nanoribbons

Niklas Friedrich, Pedro Brandimarte, Jingcheng Li, Shohei Saito, Shigehiro Yamaguchi, Iago Pozo, Diego Peña, Thomas Frederiksen, Aran Garcia-Lekue, Daniel Sánchez-Portal, José Ignacio Pascual
arXiv:2004.10280v1 (2020)
[ ] [ Open Access ]

Hierarchy in the halogen activation during surface-promoted ullmann coupling

Néstor Merino-Díez, AlejandroPérezPaz, JingchengLi, Manuel Vilas-Varela, James Lawrence, Mohammed S.G. Mohammed, Alejandro Berdonces-Layunta, Ana Barragán, Jose IgnacioPascual, Jorge Lobo-Checa, Diego Peña and Dimas G. de Oteyza
ChemPhysChem 20(18) (2019)
[ ] [ DOI ] [ Supplementary Information ]

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