FosterAalto University

Adam Foster

Professor, Surfaces and Interfaces at the Nanoscale

Professor, Physics, Department of Applied Physics

Professor, Physics, Department of Applied Physics

COMP Group Leader Professor, Centre of Excellence in Computational Nanoscience

Professor, Centre for Quantum Engineering

What do you do?

What do you do?

In the SIN group we apply and develop various atomistic and quantum mechanical simulation methods to study surface and interface physics at the nanoscale, with particular emphasis on working closely with experimentalists and technologists. We have comprehensive experience in applying first principles methods for studying nanoscale systems, including both quantum chemical and density functional based approaches, and static and dynamical treatments of atoms and electrons. Our research topics include nanoscale studies of friction, nanomanipulation, nanocatalysis, microelectronics, molecular electronics, self-assembly, solid-liquid interfaces, and are often partnered with state-of-art Scanning Probe Microscopy. For more information on the group please go here.

 

 


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Contact information

Work postal address
P.O.Box 11100
FI-00076
AALTO
Finland
Room number
Y419 main building
Work email
adam.foster at aalto.fi
Work mobile phone
+358 50 4333 097
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Publications

Peer-reviewed scientific articles

Journal article-refereed, Original research

Submolecular resolution in scanning probe images of Sn-phthalocyanines on Cu(1 0 0) using metal tips

Buchmann, Kristof; Hauptmann, Nadine; Foster, Adam S.; Berndt, Richard 

2017 

JOURNAL OF PHYSICS: CONDENSED MATTER 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

ISSN: 0953-8984 

Hydration Structure of Brookite TiO2 (210)

Holmström, Eero; Ghan, Simiam; Asakawa, Hitoshi; Fujita, Yasuhiro; Fukuma, Takeshi; Kamimura, Sunao; Ohno, Teruhisa; Foster, Adam S. 

2017 

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 

AMER CHEMICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1932-7447 

Competing Annulene and Radialene Structures in a Single Anti-Aromatic Molecule Studied by High-Resolution Atomic Force Microscopy

Kawai, Shigeki; Takahashi, Keisuke; Ito, Shingo; Pawlak, Rémy; Meier, Tobias; Spijker, Peter; Canova, Filippo Federici; Tracey, John; Nozaki, Kyoko; Foster, Adam S.; Meyer, Ernst 

2017 

ACS NANO 

American Chemical Society ACS 

ISSN: 1936-0851 

Direct quantitative measurement of the C=O center dot center dot center dot H-C bond by atomic force microscopy

Kawai, Shigeki; Nishiuchi, Tomohiko; Kodama, Takuya; Spijker, Peter; Pawlak, Remy; Meier, Tobias; Tracey, John; Kubo, Takashi; Meyer, Ernst; Foster, Adam S. 

2017 

Science Advances 

American Association for the Advancement of Science 

ISSN: 2375-2548 

Intrinsic Superhydrophilicity of Titania-Terminated Surfaces

Kawasaki, Seiji; Holmström, Eero; Takahashi, Ryota; Spijker, Peter; Foster, Adam S.; Onishi, Hiroshi; Lippmaa, Mikk 

2017 

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 

AMER CHEMICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1932-7447 

Dissolution Processes at Step Edges of Calcite in Water Investigated by High-Speed Frequency Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy and Simulation

Miyata, Kazuki; Tracey, John; Miyazawa, Keisuke; Haapasilta, Ville; Spijker, Peter; Kawagoe, Yuta; Foster, Adam S.; Tsukamoto, Katsuo; Fukuma, Takeshi 

2017 

NANO LETTERS 

AMER CHEMICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1530-6984 

Adsorption and migration of single metal atoms on the calcite (10.4) surface

Pinto, H.; Haapasilta, V.; Lokhandwala, M.; Öberg, S.; Foster, Adam S. 

2017 

JOURNAL OF PHYSICS: CONDENSED MATTER 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

ISSN: 0953-8984 

Diacetylene polymerization on a bulk insulator surface

Richter, A.; Haapasilta, V.; Venturini, C.; Bechstein, Ralf; Gourdon, A.; Foster, A. S.; Kühnle, Angelika 

2017 

PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS 

ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY 

ISSN: 1463-9076 

Chemical Identification at the Solid-Liquid Interface

Soengen, Hagen; Marutschke, Christoph; Spijker, Peter; Holmgren, Eric; Hermes, Ilka; Bechstein, Ralf; Klassen, Stefanie; Tracey, John; Foster, Adam S.; Kuehnle, Angelika 

2017 

LANGMUIR 

AMER CHEMICAL SOC 

ISSN: 0743-7463 

Mixture of Clustered Bayesian Neural Networks for Modeling Friction Processes at the Nanoscale

Zaidan, Martha A.; Federici Canova, Filippo; Laurson, Lasse; Foster, Adam S. 

2017 

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL THEORY AND COMPUTATION 

AMER CHEMICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1549-9618 

Flexible Self-Assembled Molecular Templates on Graphene

Banerjee, Kaustuv; Kumar, Avijit; Canova, Filippo Federici; Kezilebieke, Shawulienu; Foster, Adam S.; Liljeroth, Peter 

2016 

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 

AMER CHEMICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1932-7447 

The interface of SrTiO3 and H2O from density functional theory molecular dynamics

Holmström, E.; Spijker, P.; Foster, A. S. 

2016 

PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY A: MATHEMATICAL PHYSICAL AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES 

ROYAL SOC 

ISSN: 1364-5021 

Limitations of reactive atomistic potentials in describing defect structures in oxides

Hynninen, Teemu; Musso, Tiziana; Foster, Adam S. 

2016 

MODELLING AND SIMULATION IN MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING 

IOP Publishing Ltd. 

ISSN: 0965-0393 

An object oriented Python interface for atomistic simulations

Hynninen, T.; Himanen, L.; Parkkinen, V.; Musso, T.; Corander, J.; Foster, A. S. 

2016 

COMPUTER PHYSICS COMMUNICATIONS 

Elsevier Science B.V. 

ISSN: 0010-4655 

Van der Waals interactions and the limits of isolated atom models at interfaces

Kawai, Shigeki; Foster, Adam S.; Björkman, Torbjörn; Nowakowska, Sylwia; Björk, Jonas; Canova, Filippo Federici; Gade, Lutz H.; Jung, Thomas A.; Meyer, Ernst 

2016 

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS 

NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP 

ISSN: 2041-1723 

Thermal control of sequential on-surface transformation of a hydrocarbon molecule on a copper surface

Kawai, Shigeki; Haapasilta, Ville; Lindner, Benjamin D.; Tahara, Kazukuni; Spijker, Peter; Buitendijk, Jeroen A.; Pawlak, Rémy; Meier, Tobias; Tobe, Yoshito; Foster, Adam S.; Meyer, Ernst 

2016 

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS 

NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP 

ISSN: 2041-1723 

Deposition order controls the first stages of a metal-organic coordination network on an insulator surface

Schüller, Lukas; Haapasilta, Ville; Kuhn, Stefan; Da Silva Perreira Pinto, Hugo; Bechstein, Ralf; Foster, Adam S.; Kühnle, Angelika 

2016 

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 

AMER CHEMICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1932-7447 

The weight function for charges - A rigorous theoretical concept for Kelvin probe force microscopy

Söngen, Hagen; Rahe, Philipp; Neff, Julia L.; Bechstein, Ralf; Ritala, Juha; Foster, Adam; Kühnle, Angelika 

2016 

JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 

AIP Publishing 

ISSN: 0021-8979 

Understanding 2D atomic resolution imaging of the calcite surface in water by frequency modulation atomic force microscopy

Tracey, John; Miyazawa, Keisuke; Spijker, Peter; Miyata, Kazuki; Reischl, Bernhard; Canova, Filippo Federici; Rohl, Andrew L.; Fukuma, Takeshi; Foster, Adam S. 

2016 

NANOTECHNOLOGY 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

ISSN: 0957-4484 

Stick-Slip Control in Nanoscale Boundary Lubrication by Surface Wettability

Chen, Wei; Foster, Adam S.; Alava, Mikko J.; Laurson, Lasse 

2015 

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 0031-9007 

Mechanism of atomic force microscopy imaging of three-dimensional hydration structures at a solid-liquid interface

Fukuma, Takeshi; Reischl, Bernhard; Kobayashi, Naritaka; Spijker, Peter; Federici Canova, Filippo; Miyazawa, Keisuke; Foster, Adam S. 

2015 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1098-0121 

Characterization of a Hexagonal Phosphorus Adlayer on Platinum (111)

Heikkinen, Olli; Pinto, Hugo; Sinha, Godhuli; Hämäläinen, Sampsa K.; Sainio, Jani; Öberg, Sven; Briddon, Patric R.; Foster, Adam S.; Lahtinen, Jouko 

2015 

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 

AMER CHEMICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1932-7447 

Atomically controlled substitutional boron-doping of graphene nanoribbons

Kawai, Shigeki; Saito, Shohei; Osumi, Shinichiro; Yamaguchi, Shigehiro; Foster, Adam S.; Spijker, Peter; Meyer, Ernst 

2015 

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS 

NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP 

ISSN: 2041-1723 

Friction control with nematic lubricants via external fields

Manzato, Claudio; Foster, Adam S.; Alava, Mikko J.; Laurson, Lasse 

2015 

PHYSICAL REVIEW E 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 2470-0045 

Flexible and modular virtual scanning probe microscope

Tracey, John; Federici Canova, Filippo; Keisanen, Olli; Gao, David Z.; Spijker, Peter; Reischl, Bernhard; Foster, Adam S. 

2015 

COMPUTER PHYSICS COMMUNICATIONS 

Elsevier Science B.V. 

ISSN: 0010-4655 

Ab initio Kinetic Monte Carlo simulations of dissolution at the NaCl-water interface

Chen, Jian-Cheng; Reischl, Bernhard; Spijker, Peter; Holmberg, Nico; Laasonen, Kari; Foster, Adam S. 

2014 

PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS 

ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY 

ISSN: 1463-9076 

Boundary lubrication with a liquid crystal monolayer

Chen, W.; Kulju, S.; Foster, A.S.; Alava, M.J.; Laurson, L. 

2014 

PHYSICAL REVIEW E 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1539-3755 

Mechanisms of the Adsorption and Self-Assembly of Molecules with Polarized Functional Groups on Insulating Surfaces

Hoff, B.; Gingras, M.; Peresutti, R.; Henry, C.R.; Foster, A.S.; Barth, C. 

2014 

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 

AMER CHEMICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1932-7447 

Dissolution of NaCl nanocrystals: an ab initio molecular dynamics study

Holmberg, Nico; Chen, Jian-Cheng; Foster, Adam S.; Laasonen, Kari 

2014 

PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS 

ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY 

ISSN: 1463-9076 

Atomic Structure of a Spinel-Like Transition Al2O3(100) Surface

Jensen, Thomas N.; Meinander, Kristoffer; Helveg, Stig; Foster, Adam S.; Kulju, Sampo; Musso, Tiziana; Lauritsen, Jeppe V. 

2014 

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 0031-9007 

Atom manipulation on an insulating surface at room temperature

Kawai, Shigeki; Foster, Adam S.; Federici Canova, Filippo; Onodera, Hiroshi; Kitamura, Shin-ichi; Meyer, Ernst 

2014 

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS 

NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP 

Graphene Oxide as a Promising Hole Injection Layer for MoS2-Based Electronic Devices

Musso, Tiziana; Kumar, Priyank V.; Foster, Adam S.; Grossman, Jeffrey C. 

2014 

ACS NANO 

American Chemical Society ACS 

ISSN: 1936-0851 

Understanding the interface of liquids with an organic crystal surface from atomistic simulations and AFM experiments

Spijker, Peter; Hiasa, Takumi; Musso, Tiziana; Nishioka, Rina; Onishi, Hiroshi; Foster, Adam S. 

2014 

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 

AMER CHEMICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1932-7447 

Energy loss triggered by atomic-scale lateral force

F. Canova, Filippo; Kawai, Shigeki; de Capitani, Christian; Kan'no, Ken-ichi; Glatzel, Thilo; Such, Bartosz; Foster, Adam S.; Meyer, Ernst 

2013 

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 0031-9007 

Defect mediated manipulation of nanoclusters on an insulator

Hynninen, Teemu; Cabailh, Gregory; Foster, Adam S.; Barth, Clemens 

2013 

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 

NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP 

Interplay of Electronic Structure and Atomic Mobility in Nanoalloys of Au and Pt

Leppert, L.; Albuquerque, R. Q.; Foster, A. S.; Kümmel, S. 

2013 

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 

AMER CHEMICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1932-7447 

Free energy approaches for modeling atomic force microscopy in liquids

Reischl, Bernhard; Watkins, Matthew; Foster, Adam S. 

2013 

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL THEORY AND COMPUTATION 

AMER CHEMICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1549-9618 

Atomistic simulations of friction at an ice-ice interface

Samadashvili, N.; Reischl, B.; Hynninen, T.; Ala-Nissila, T.; Foster, A.S. 

2013 

FRICTION 

Springer International Publishing AG 

ISSN: 2223-7690 

Two-dimensional nanostructured growth of nanoclusters and molecules on insulating surfaces

Barth, Clemens; Gingras, Marc; Foster, Adam S.; Gulans, Andris; Félix, Guy; Hynninen, Teemu; Peresutti, Romain; Henry, Claude R. 

2012 

ADVANCED MATERIALS 

WILEY-V C H VERLAG GMBH 

ISSN: 0935-9648 

Non-contact Atomic Force Microscopy study of hydroxyl groups on the spinel Mg2AlO4(100) surface

F. Canova, Filippo; Foster, A. S.; Rasmussen, M. K.; Meinander, K.; Besenbacher, F.; Lauritsen, J. V. 

2012 

NANOTECHNOLOGY 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

ISSN: 0957-4484 

A molecular dynamics implementation of the 3D Mercedes-Benz water model

Hynninen, T.; Dias, C.L.; Mkrtchyan, A.; Heinonen, V.; Karttunen, M.; Foster, A.S.; Ala-Nissila, T. 

2012 

COMPUTER PHYSICS COMMUNICATIONS 

Elsevier Science B.V. 

ISSN: 0010-4655 

Measuring Electric Field Induced Subpicometer Displacement of Step Edge Ions

Kawai, Shigeki; F. Canova, Filippo; Glatzel, Thilo; Hynninen, Teemu; Meyer, Ernst; Foster, Adam S. 

2012 

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 0031-9007 

Ab initio study of Cu diffusion in α-cristobalite

Zelený, M.; Hegedüs, J.; Foster, A. S.; Drabold, D. A.; Elliott, S. R.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2012 

NEW JOURNAL OF PHYSICS 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

ISSN: 1367-2630 

Recent Trends in Surface Characterization and Chemistry with High-Resolution Scanning Force Methods,

Barth, Clemens; Foster, Adam S.; Henry, Claude R.; Shluger, Alexander L. 

2011 

ADVANCED MATERIALS 

WILEY-V C H VERLAG GMBH 

ISSN: 0935-9648 

The role of the tip in non-contact atomic force microscopy dissipation images of ionic surfaces

Canova, F. Federici; Foster, Adam S. 

2011 

NANOTECHNOLOGY 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

ISSN: 0957-4484 

Atomic-scale study of the adsorption of calcium fluoride on Si(100) at low-coverage regime

Chiaravalotti, Franco; Dujardin, Gérald; Riedel, Damien; Pinto, Henry P.; Foster, Adam S. 

2011 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1098-0121 

Hydrophobicity within the three-dimensional Mercedes-Benz model: Potential of mean force

Dias, Cristiano L.; Hynninen, Teemu; Ala-Nissila, Tapio; Foster, Adam S.; Karttunen, Mikko 

2011 

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS 

AMER INST PHYSICS 

ISSN: 0021-9606 

Polarized tips or surfaces: consequences in Kelvin probe force microscopy

Hynninen, T.; Barth, C.; Foster, Adam S. 

2011 

E-JOURNAL OF SURFACE SCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY 

Surface Science Society of Japan 

Atomic-scale dissipation processes in dynamic force spectroscopy

Kawai, Shigeki; F. Canova, Filippo; Glatzel, Thilo; Foster, Adam S.; Meyer, Ernst 

2011 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1098-0121 

Stable Cation Inversion at the MgAl2O4(100) Surface

Rasmussen, Morten K.; Foster, Adam S.; Hinnemann, Berit; F. Canova, Filippo; Helveg, Stig; Meinander, Kristoffer; Martin, Natalia M.; Knudsen, Jan; Vlad, Alina; Lundgren, Edvin; Stierle, Andreas; Besenbacher, Flemming; Lauritsen, Jeppe V. 

2011 

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 0031-9007 

Noncontact atomic force microscopy imaging of the atomic structure and cation defects of the polar MgAl2O4 (100) surface Experiments and first-principles simulations

Rasmussen, Morten K.; Foster, Adam S.; F. Canova, Filippo; Hinnemann, Berit; Helveg, Stig; Meinander, Kristoffer; Besenbacher, Flemming; Lauritsen, Jeppe V. 

2011 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1098-0121 

AFM tip characterization by Kelvin probe force microscopy

Barth, C.; Hynninen, T.; Bieletzki, M.; Henry, C.R.; Foster, A.S.; Esch, F.; Heiz, U. 

2010 

NEW JOURNAL OF PHYSICS 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

Topography and work function measurements of thin MgO(001) films on Ag(001) by nc-AFM and KPFM

Bieletzki, M.; Hynninen, T.; Soini, T.M.; Pivetta, M.; Henry, C.R.; Foster, A.S.; Esch, F.; Barth, C.; Heiz, U. 

2010 

PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS 

ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY 

ISSN: 1463-9076 

Reply to comment on Imaging of the hydrogen subsurface site in rutile TiO2

Enevoldsen, Georg H.; Pinto, Henry P.; Foster, Adam S.; Jensen, Mona C.R.; Hofer, Werner A.; Hammer, Bjørk; Lauritsen, Jeppe V.; Besenbacher, Flemming 

2010 

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 0031-9007 

A first-principles study on magnetic coupling between carbon adatoms on graphene

Gerber, Iann C.; Krasheninnikov, Arkady V.; Foster, Adam S.; Nieminen, Risto M. 

2010 

NEW JOURNAL OF PHYSICS 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

Cutting Ice: Nanowire regelation

Hynninen, Teemu; Heinonen, Vili; Dias, Christian L.; Karttunen, Mikko; Foster, Adam S.; Ala-Nissila, Tapio 

2010 

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 0031-9007 

Boron nitride formation on magnesium studied by ab initio calculations

Riikonen, S.; Foster, A. S.; Krasheninnikov, A. V.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2010 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1098-0121 

STM topography and manipulation of single Au atoms on Si(100),

Chiaravalloti, F.; Riedel, D.; Dujardin, G.; Pinto, H. P.; Foster, A. S. 

2009 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1098-0121 

Imaging of the Hydrogen Subsurface Site in Rutile TiO2

Enevoldsen, Georg H.; Pinto, Henry P.; Foster, Adam S.; Jensen, Mona C.R.; Hofer, Werner A.; Hammer, Bjørk; Lauritsen, Jeppe V.; Besenbacher, Flemming 

2009 

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 0031-9007 

Structure and diffusion of intrinsic defects, adsorbed hydrogen, and water molecules at the surface of alkali-earth fluorides calculated using density functional theory

Foster, A. S.; Trevethan, T.; Shluger, A. L. 

2009 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1098-0121 

Chemical Identification of Ions in Doped NaCl by Scanning Force Microscopy

Foster, Adam S.; Barth, Clemens; Henry, Claude R. 

2009 

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 0031-9007 

Sublattice identification in noncontact atomic force microscopy of the NaCl(001) surface

Hoffmann, R.; Weiner, D.; Schirmeisen, A.; Foster, A. S. 

2009 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1098-0121 

Embedding transition-metal atoms in graphene: Structure, bonding, and magnetism

Krasheninnikov, A. V.; Lehtinen, P.O.; Foster, A. S.; Pyykkö, P.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2009 

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 0031-9007 

Understanding the Atomic-Scale Contrast in Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy,

Nony, Laurent; Foster, Adam S.; Bocquet, Franck; Loppacher, Christian 

2009 

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 0031-9007 

Role of van der Waals forces in the adsorption and diffusion of organic molecules on an insulating surface

Pakarinen, O. H.; Mativetsky, J.M.; Gulans, A.; Puska, M. J.; Foster, A. S.; Grutter, P. 

2009 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1098-0121 

The role of tip size and orientation, tip-surface relaxations and surface impurities in simultaneous AFM and STM studies on the TiO2(110) surface

Pinto, Henry; Enevoldsen, Georg H.; Besenbacher, Flemming; Lauritsen, Jeppe V.; Foster, Adam S. 

2009 

NANOTECHNOLOGY 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

ISSN: 0957-4484 

Computational study of boron nitride nanotube synthesis: How catalyst morphology stabilizes the boron nitride bond

Riikonen, S.; Foster, A. S.; Krasheninnikov, A. V.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2009 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1098-0121 

Detailed scanning probe microscopy tip models determined from simultaneous atom-resolved AFM and STM studies of the TiO2 (110) surface

Enevoldsen, Georg H.; Pinto, Henry P.; Foster, Adam S.; Jensen, Mona C.R.; Kühnle, Angelika; Reichling, Michael; Hofer, Werner A.; Lauritsen, Jeppe V.; Besenbacher, Flemming 

2008 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1098-0121 

The so-called dry laser cleaning governed by humidity at the nanometer scale

Grojo, D.; Delaporte, Ph.; Sentis, M.; Pakarinen, O. H.; Foster, A. S. 

2008 

APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS 

First principles study of adsorption, diffusion and charge stability of metal adatoms on alkali halide surfaces

Hakala, M. H.; Pakarinen, O. H.; Foster, A. S. 

2008 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1098-0121 

Adsorption of metal impurities on H-terminated Si surfaces and their influence on the wet chemical etching of Si

Hynninen, Teemu; Foster, Adam S.; Gosálvez, Miguel A.; Sato, Kazuo; Nieminen, Risto M. 

2008 

JOURNAL OF PHYSICS: CONDENSED MATTER 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

ISSN: 0953-8984 

Effect of Cu impurities on wet etching of Si(110): formation of trapezoidal hillocks

Hynninen, Teemu; Gosálvez, Miguel A.; Foster, Adam S.; Tanaka, Hiroshi; Sato, Kazuo; Uwaha, Makio; Nieminen, Risto M. 

2008 

NEW JOURNAL OF PHYSICS 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

Imaging the real shape of nanoclusters in scanning force microscopy

Pakarinen, Olli H.; Barth, Clemens; Foster, Adam S.; Henry, Claude R. 

2008 

JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 

AIP Publishing 

ISSN: 0021-8979 

Creation of paired electron states in the gap of semiconducting carbon nanotubes by correlated hydrogen adsorption

Buchs, Gilles; Krasheninnikov, Arkady V; Ruffieux, Pascal; Gröning, Pierangelo; Foster, Adam S; Nieminen, Risto M; Gröning, Oliver 

2007 

NEW JOURNAL OF PHYSICS 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

ISSN: 1367-2630 

Noncontact atomic force microscopy studies of vacancies and hydroxyls of TiO2 (110) Experiments and atomistic simulations

Enevoldsen, Georg H.; Foster, Adam S.; Christensen, Mona C.; Lauritsen, Jeppe V.; Besenbacher, Flemming 

2007 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1098-0121 

First-principles calculations of Cu adsorption on an H-terminated Si surface

Foster, A. S.; Gosálvez, M.A.; Hynninen, T.; Nieminen, R. M.; Sato, K. 

2007 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

An atomistic introduction to anisotropic etching

Gosálvez, M.A.; Sato, K.; Foster, A S; Nieminen, R M; Tanaka, H. 

2007 

JOURNAL OF MICROMECHANICS AND MICROENGINEERING 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

Faster simulations of step bunching during anisotropic etching: formation of zigzag structures on Si(110)

Gosálvez, M.A.; Xing, Y.; Hynninen, T.; Uwaha, M.; Foster, A. S.; Nieminen, R. M.; Sato, K. 

2007 

JOURNAL OF MICROMECHANICS AND MICROENGINEERING 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

ISSN: 0960-1317 

Comment on "Paired Gap states in a Semiconducting Carbon Nanotube: Deep and Shallow Levels"

Krasheninnikov, A. V.; Foster, A. S.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2007 

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC 

Hydrogen cycle on CeO2 surfaces: Density functional theory calculations

Watkins, Matthew B.; Foster, Adam S.; Shluger, Alexander L. 

2007 

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 

AMER CHEMICAL SOC 

Adsorption dynamics of O2 on Cu(100)

Alatalo, M.; Puisto, A.; Pitkänen, H.; Foster, A. S.; Laasonen, K. 

2006 

Surface Science 

Elsevier 

ISSN: 0039-6028 

Imaging nanoclusters in the constant height mode of the dynamic SFM

Barth, Clemens; Pakarinen, Olli H.; Foster, Adam S.; Henry, Claude R. 

2006 

NANOTECHNOLOGY 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

Interfacial oxide growth in silicon/high-k oxide interfaces: First principles modeling of the Si-HfO2 interface

Hakala, M. H.; Foster, A. S.; Gavartin, J.L.; Havu, P.; Puska, M. J.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2006 

JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 

AIP Publishing 

Finite-element implementation for electron transport in nanostructures

Havu, P.; Havu, V.; Puska, M.J.; Hakala, M. H.; Foster, A. S.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2006 

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS 

AMER INST PHYSICS 

Bending the rules: contrasting vacancy energetics and migration in graphite and carbon nanotubes

Krasheninnikov, A. V.; Lehtinen, P.O.; Foster, A. S.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2006 

Chemical Physics Letters 

Elsevier 

Site-specific force-distance characteristics on NaCl(001): measurements versus atomistic simulations

Lantz, M.A.; Hoffmann, R.; Foster, A. S.; Baratoff, A.; Hug, H.J.; Hidber, H.R.; Güntherodt, H.-J. 

2006 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

Chemical identification of point defects and adsorbates on a metal oxide surface by atomic force microscopy

Lauritsen, Jeppe V.; Foster, Adam S.; Olesen, Georg H.; Christensen, Mona C.; Kühnle, Angelika; Helveg, Stig; Rostrup-Nielsen, Jens R.; Clausen, Bjerne S.; Reichling, Michael; Besenbacher, Flemming 

2006 

NANOTECHNOLOGY 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

Modeling the silicon-hafnia interface

Nieminen, R. M.; Hakala, M. H.; Foster, A. S. 

2006 

MATERIALS SCIENCE IN SEMICONDUCTOR PROCESSING 

Elsevier Limited 

ISSN: 1369-8001 

Experimental humidity dependency of small particle adhesion on silica and titania

Paajanen, Matti; Katainen, Jukka; Pakarinen, Olli H.; Foster, A. S.; Lahtinen, Jouko 

2006 

JOURNAL OF COLLOID AND INTERFACE SCIENCE 

ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE 

High-resolution scanning force microscopy of gold nanoclusters on the KBr (001) surface

Pakarinen, O. H.; Barth, C.; Foster, A. S.; Nieminen, R. M.; Henry, C. R. 

2006 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

Probing organic layers on the TiO2(110) surface

Foster, A. S.; Gal, A.Y.; Nieminen, R. M.; Shluger, A.L. 

2005 

Journal of Physical Chemistry 

The role of nitrogen-related defects in high-k dielectric oxides: Density-functional studies

Gavartin, J.L.; Shluger, A.L.; Foster, A. S.; Bersuker, G.I. 

2005 

JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 

AIP Publishing 

Measuring site-specific cluster-surface bond formation.

Hoffmann, R.; Barth, Clemens; Foster, Adam S.; Shluger, Alexander L.; Hug, Hans J.; Güntherodt, Hans-Joachim; Nieminen, Risto M.; Reichling, Michael 

2005 

Journal of the American Chemical Society 

American Chemical Society ACS 

B and N ion implantation into carbonnanotubes: Insight from atomistic simulations

Kotakoski, J.; Krasheninnikov, A. V.; Ma, Yuchen; Foster, A. S.; Nordlund, K.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2005 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

Stability of carbon nanotubes under electron irradiation: the role of tube diameter and chirality

Krasheninnikov, A. V.; Banhart, F.; Li, J.X.; Foster, A. S.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2005 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

Reactions and clustering of water with silica surface

Ma, Yuchen; Foster, A. S.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2005 

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS 

AMER INST PHYSICS 

ISSN: 0021-9606 

Nitrogen in graphite and carbon nanotubes: Magnetism and mobility

Ma, Yuchen; Foster, A. S.; Krasheninnikov, A. V.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2005 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

Hydrogen-induced magnetism in carbon nanotubes

Ma, Yuchen; Lehtinen, P.O.; Foster, A. S.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2005 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

Simulating dynamic force microscopy imaging of a NaCl island using non-ideal tips

Oja, R.; Foster, A. S. 

2005 

NANOTECHNOLOGY 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

Towards an accurate description of the capillary force in nanoparticle-surface interactions

Pakarinen, O.H.; Foster, A. S.; Paajanen, M.; Kalinainen, T.; Katainen, J.; Makkonen, I.; Lahtinen, J.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2005 

MODELLING AND SIMULATION IN MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING 

IOP Publishing Ltd. 

Adsorption of atomic and molecular oxygen on Cu(100)

Puisto, A.; Pitkänen, H.; Alatalo, M.; Jaatinen, S.; Salo, P.; Foster, A. S.; Kangas, T.; Laasonen, K. 

2005 

CATALYSIS TODAY 

Elsevier 

ISSN: 0920-5861 

Adsorption of acetic and trifluoroacetic acid on the TiO2 (110) surface

Foster, A. S.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2004 

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS 

AMER INST PHYSICS 

Realistic model tips in simulations of nc-AFM

Foster, A. S.; Shluger, A. L.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2004 

NANOTECHNOLOGY 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

ISSN: 0957-4484 

Interaction of silicon dangling bonds with insulating surfaces

Foster, A. S.; Gal, A.Y.; Gale, J.D.; Lee, Y.J.; Nieminen, R. M.; Shluger, A. L. 

2004 

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC 

Adsorption and migration of carbon adatoms on carbon nanotubes Density-functional ab initio and tight-binding studies

Krasheninnikov, A. V.; Nordlund, K.; Lehtinen, P.O.; Foster, A. S.; Ayuela, A.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2004 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

Adsorption and migration of carbon adatoms on zigzag carbon nanotubes

Krasheninnikov, A. V.; Nordlund, K.; Lehtinen, P.O.; Foster, A. S.; Ayuela, A.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2004 

CARBON 

PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD 

Structure and magnetic properties of adatoms on carbon nanotubes

Lehtinen, P.O.; Foster, A. S.; Ayuela, A.; Vehviläinen, T.T.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2004 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

Irradiation-induced magnetism in graphite: a density functional study

Lehtinen, P.O.; Foster, A. S.; Ma, Yuchen; Krasheninnikov, A. V.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2004 

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 0031-9007 

Magnetic properties of vacancies in graphene and single-walled carbon nanotubes

Ma, Yuchen; Lehtinen, P.O.; Foster, A S; Nieminen, R. M. 

2004 

NEW JOURNAL OF PHYSICS 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

Towards chemical identification in atomic-resolution noncontact AFM imaging with silicon tips

Foster, A. S.; Gal, A.Y.; Airaksinen, J.M.; Pakarinen, O.H.; Lee, Y.J.; Gale, J.D.; Shluger, A. L.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2003 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

Dependence of the tip-surface interaction on the surface electronic structure

Foster, A. S.; Gal, A.Y.; Lee, Y.J.; Shluger, A. L.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2003 

APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE 

Elsevier Science B.V. 

Simulating atomic force microscopy imaging of the ideal and defected TiO2 (110) surface

Foster, A. S.; Pakarinen, O.H.; Airaksinen, J.M.; Gale, J.D.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2003 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

Dependence of the Anisotropy of Wet Chemical Etching of Silicon on the Amount of Surface Coverage by OH Radicals

Gosálvez, Miguel A.; Foster, Adam S.; Nieminen, Risto M. 

2003 

SENSORS AND MATERIALS 

M Y U Scientific Publishing Division 

Magnetic properties and diffusion of adatoms on a graphene sheet

Lehtinen, Petri O.; Foster, A. S.; Ayuela, A.; Krasheninnikov, A.; Nordlund, K.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2003 

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC 

Quantitative modelling in Scanning Force Microscopy on Insulators

Foster, Adam S.; Shluger, Alexander L.; Nieminen, Risto M. 

2002 

APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE 

Elsevier Science B.V. 

Role of tip structure and surface relaxation in atomic resolution dynamic force microscopy: CaF2 (111) as a reference surface

Foster, Adam S.; Barth, Clemens; Shluger, Alexander L.; Nieminen, Risto M.; Reichling, M. 

2002 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 0163-1829 

Modelling of Point Defects in Monoclinic Zirconia

Foster, A. S.; Sulimov, V.B.; Lopez Gejo, F.; Shluger, A. L.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2002 

JOURNAL OF NON-CRYSTALLINE SOLIDS 

Elsevier 

ISSN: 0022-3093 

Mechanism of interstitial oxygen diffusion in hafnia

Foster, A. S.; Shluger, A. L.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2002 

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC 

Vacancy and interstitial defects in hafnia

Foster, A. S.; Lopez Gejo, F.; Shluger, A. L.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2002 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

Multiscale modeling of anisotropic wet chemical etching of crystalline silicon

Gosálvez, M.A.; Foster, A. S.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2002 

Europhysics Letters 

Atomistic simulations of surface coverage effects in anisotropic wet chemical etching of crystalline silicon

Gosálvez, M.A.; Foster, A. S.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2002 

APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE 

Elsevier Science B.V. 

Contrast Formation in Atomic Resolution Scanning Force Microscopy on CaF2 (111): Experiment and Theory

Barth, C.; Foster, A S; Reichling, M.; Shluger, A L 

2001 

JOURNAL OF PHYSICS: CONDENSED MATTER 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

Spin-contrast in non-contact SFM on oxide surfaces Theoretical modelling of NiO(001) surface

Foster, A. S.; Shluger, A. L. 

2001 

Surface Science 

Elsevier 

ISSN: 0039-6028 

Structure and electrical levels of point defects in monoclinic zirconia

Foster, A. S.; Sulimov, V.B.; Lopez Gejo, F.; Shluger, A. L.; Nieminen, R. M. 

2001 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

Tip and surface properties from the distance dependence of tip-surface interactions

Foster, A. S.; Kantorovich, L. N.; Shluger, A. L. 

2001 

APPLIED PHYSICS A-MATERIALS SCIENCE AND PROCESSING 

Springer Heidelberg 

ISSN: 0947-8396 

Imaging problems on insulators What can be learnt from NC-AFM modelling on CaF2?

Foster, A. S.; Rohl, A. L.; Shluger, A. L. 

2001 

APPLIED PHYSICS A-MATERIALS SCIENCE AND PROCESSING 

Springer Heidelberg 

ISSN: 0947-8396 

Unambiguous interpretation of atomically resolved force microscopy images of an insulator

Foster, A. S.; Barth, C.; Shluger, A. L.; Reichling, M. 

2001 

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC 

Atomically resolved edges and kinks of NaCl islands on Cu(111) Experiment and theory

Bennewitz, R.; Foster, A. S.; Kantorovich, L. N.; Bammerlin, M.; Loppacher, Ch.; Schär, S.; Guggisberg, M.; Meyer, E.; Shluger, A. L. 

2000 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 0163-1829 

Role of image forces in non-contact scanning force microscope images of ionic surfaces

Kantorovich, L. N.; Foster, A. S.; Shluger, A. L.; Stoneham, A. M. 

2000 

Surface Science 

Elsevier 

ISSN: 0039-6028 

Model of noncontact scanning force microscopy on ionic surfaces

Livshits, Alexander I.; Shluger, Alexander L.; Rohl, Andrew L.; Foster, Adam S. 

1999 

PHYSICAL REVIEW B 

AMER PHYSICAL SOC 

ISSN: 0163-1829 

Investigating the effects of silicon tip contamination in noncontact scanning force microscopy (SFM)

Sushko, Peter V.; Foster, Adam S.; Kantorovich, Lev N.; Shluger, Alexander L. 

1999 

APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE 

Elsevier Science B.V. 

ISSN: 0169-4332 

Review article, Literature review, Systematic review

Molecular Resolution of the Water Interface at an Alkali Halide with Terraces and Steps

Ito, Fumiaki; Kobayashi, Kei; Spijker, Peter; Zivanovic, Lidija; Umeda, Kenichi; Nurmi, Tarmo; Holmberg, Nico; Laasonen, Kari; Foster, Adam S.; Yamada, Hirofumi 

2016 

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 

AMER CHEMICAL SOC 

ISSN: 1932-7447 

Theories of Scanning Probe Microscopes at the Atomic Scale

Hofer, Werner A.; Foster, Adam S.; Shluger, Alexander L. 

2003 

Reviews of Modern Physics 

American Physical Society 

Quantitative modelling in scanning probe microscopy

Foster, A. S.; Hofer, W. A.; Shluger, A. L. 

2001 

CURRENT OPINION IN SOLID STATE AND MATERIALS SCIENCE 

Elsevier Limited 

ISSN: 1359-0286 

Models of image contrast in scanning force microscopy on insulators

Shluger, A.L.; Livshits, A. I.; Foster, A S; Catlow, C. R A 

1999 

JOURNAL OF PHYSICS: CONDENSED MATTER 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

ISSN: 0953-8984 

Book section, Chapters in research books

Simulating solid-liquid interfaces in atomic force microscopy

Reischl, Bernhard; Canova, Filippo Federici; Spijker, Peter; Watkins, Matt; Foster, Adam 

2015 

NanoScience and Technology  

Springer International Publishing 

ISBN: 978-3-319-15587-6 

ISSN: 1434-4904 

Conference proceedings

Atomistic simulations of surface coverage effects in anisotropic wet chemical etching of crystalline silicon

Gosálvez, Miguel; Foster, Adam; Nieminen, Risto 

2002 

Non-refereed scientific articles

Unrefereed journal articles

Preface to the special section on nano- and mesoscale friction

Bouchbinder, Eran; Foster, Adam S.; Gürlü, Oʇuzhan; Meyer, Ernst; Perkin, Susan; Schirmeisen, Andre; De Wijn, Astrid S. 

2016 

JOURNAL OF PHYSICS: CONDENSED MATTER 

IOP PUBLISHING LTD 

ISSN: 0953-8984 

Scientific books (monographs)

Book

Scanning Probe Microscopes: Atomic scale engineering by forces and currents

Foster, Adam S.; Hofer, Werner 

2006 

SPRINGER 

Towards an atomic-scale understanding of the SrTiO3/H2O and TiO2/H2O interfaces

Holmström, Eero; Foster, Adam; Spijker, Peter; Kawasaki, Seiji; Onishi, Hiroshi; Lippmaa, Mikk; Asakawa, Hitoshi; Yamamura, Toshitaka; Fukuma, Takeshi; Ohno, Teruhisa 

2016 

Towards an atomic-scale understanding of metal-oxide/water interfaces

Holmström, Eero; Foster, Adam; Spijker, Peter; Kawasaki, Seiji; Onishi, Hiroshi; Lippmaa, Mikk; Asakawa, Hitoshi; Yamamura, Toshitaka; Fukuma, Takeshi; Ohno, Teruhisa 

2016 

Understanding metal-oxide / H2O interfaces from first-principles molecular dynamics and experiment

Holmström, Eero; Foster, Adam; Spijker, Peter; Kawasaki, Seiji; Onishi, Hiroshi; Lippmaa, Mikk; Asakawa, Hitoshi; Yamamura, Toshitaka; Fukuma, Takeshi; Ohno, Teruhisa 

2016 

Metal-oxide/H2O interfaces from first-principles modeling and experiment

Holmström, Eero; Foster, Adam; Spijker, Peter; Kawasaki, Seiji; Onishi, Hiroshi; Lippmaa, Mikk; Asakawa, Hitoshi; Yamamura, Toshitaka; Fukuma, Takeshi; Ohno, Teruhisa 

2016 

SrTiO3/H2O interface from theory and experiment

Holmström, Eero; Foster, Adam; Spijker, Peter; Kawasaki, Seiji; Onishi, Hiroshi; Lippmaa, Mikk 

2016 

SrTiO3/H2O and TiO2/H2O solid-liquid interfaces from first-principles molecular dynamics

Holmström, Eero; Foster, Adam; Spijker, Peter 

2016 

Hydration structure of the brookite TiO2 (210) surface from first-principles simulations and experiment

Holmström, Eero; Foster, Adam; Spijker, Peter; Asakawa, Hitoshi; Yamamura, Toshitaka; Ohno, Teruhisa; Fukuma, Takeshi 

2016 

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