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Bond Order Discrimination_1

A nanographene molecule exhibiting carbon-carbon bonds of different length and bond order imaged by noncontact atomic force microscopy using a carbon monoxide functionalized tip.

 

This molecule was synthesized by Centro de Investigación en Química Biolóxica e

Materiais Moleculares (CIQUS) at the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela.

 

Credit: IBM Research - Zurich

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Taken on August 30, 2012