Nanoscale and Microscale Research Centre



Nanoscale engineering of hybrid magnetite-carbon nanofiber materials for magnetic resonance imaging contrast agents, Metelkina O. N., Lodge R. W., Rudakovskaya P. G., Gerasimov V. M., Lucas C. H., Grebennikov I. S., Shchetinin I. V., Savchenko A. G., Pavlovskaya G. E., Rance G. A., del Carmen Gimenez-Lopez M., Khlobsytov A. N., Majouga A. G., Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 5, 2167-2174, 2017

The high temperature creep properties of a thermally sprayed CoNiCrAlY coating via small punch creep testing, Jackson G. A., Chen H., Sun W., McCartney G., Key Engineering Materials, 734, 144-155, 2017

The application of the small punch tensile test to evaluate the ductile to brittle transition of a thermally sprayed CoNiCrAlY coating, Jackson A. G., Sun W., McCartney G., Key Engineering Materials, 734, 144-155, 2017

Metal-organic frameworks in seconds via selective microwave heating, Laybourn A., Katrib J., Ferrari-John R. S., Kingman S. W., Schroder M., Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5, 7333-7338, 2017

Engineering p-n junctions and bandgap tuning of InSe nanolayers by controlled oxidation, Balakrishnan N., Kudrynskyi Z. R., Smith E. F., Fay M. W., Makarovsky O., Kovalyuk Z. D., Eaves L., Beton P. H., Patane A., 2D Materials, 4, 025043, 2017

Effect of polymer topology on non-covalent polymer-protein complexation: miktoarm versus linear mPEG-poly (glutamic acid) copolymers, Nieto-Orellana A., Di Antonion M., Conte C., Mantovani G., Stolnik S., Polymer Chemistry, 8, 2210-2220, 2017

Evolution of damage in MoS2-based dry film lubricants (DFLs) in fretting wear - the effect of DFL thickness and contact geometry, Barman K., Shipway P. H., Voisey K. T., Pattinson G., Progress in Organic Coatings, 105, 67-80, 2017

Formation of Nickel Clusters Wrapped in Carbon Cages: Toward New Endohedral Metallofullerene Synthesis, Sinitsa A. S., Chamberlain T. W., Zoberbier T., Lebedeva I. V., Popov A. M., Knizhnik A. A., McSweeney R. L., Biskupek J., Kaiser U., Khlobystov A. N., Nano Letters, 17, 1082-1089, 2017

Suspension high velocity oxy-fuel spraying of TiO2: A quantitative approach to phase composition, Pala Z., Shaw E., Murray J. W., Senin N., Hussain T., Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 37, 801-810, 2017

Formation mechanism of electrical discharge TiC-Fe composite coatings, Murray J. W., Algodi S. J., Fay M. W., Brown P. D., Clare A. T., Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 243, 143-151, 2017

Cold sprayed metal-ceramic coatings using satellite powders, Al-Hamdani K. S., Murray J. W., Hussain T., Kennedy A., Clare A. T., Materials Letters, 198, 184-187, 2017

Combined inkjet printing and infrared sintering of silver nanoparticles using a swathe-by-swathe and layer-by-layer approach for 3-dimensional structures, Vaithilingam J., Simonelli M., Saleh E., Senin N., Wildman R. D., Hague R. J. M., Leach R. K., Tuck C. J., Applied Materials and Interfaces, 9, 6560-6570, 2017

Samer J Algodi, James W Murray, Michael W Fay, Adam T Clare, Paul D Brown, Electrical discharge coating of nanostructured TiC-Fe cermets on 304 stainless steel, Surface and Coatings Technology, Available online 28 September 2016, ISSN 0257-8972, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2016.09.062.

Orhan, O., Haffner-Staton, E., La Rocca, A., & Fay, M. (2016). Characterisation of flame-generated soot and soot-in-oil using electron tomography volume reconstructions and comparison with traditional 2D-TEM measurements. Tribology International. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2016.09.015

La Torre A. L., Ahlgren E. H., Fay M. W., Ben Romdhane F., Skowron S. T., Parmenter C., Davies A. J., Jouhannaud J., Pourroy G., Khlobystov A. N., Brown P. D., Besley E., Banhart F. (2016). Growth of single-layer boron nitride dome-shaped nanostructures catalysed by iron clusters. Nanoscale

Botos, A., Biskupek, J., Chamberlain, T. W., Rance, G. A., Stoppiello, C., Sloan, J., ... & Khlobystov, A. N. (2016). Carbon Nanotubes as Electrically Active Nanoreactors for Multi-Step Inorganic Synthesis: Sequential Transformations of Molecules to Nanoclusters, and Nanoclusters to Nanoribbons. Journal of the American Chemical Society.

Eltaher, H. M., Yang, J., Shakesheff, K. M., & Dixon, J. E. (2016). Highly efficient intracellular transduction in three-dimensional gradients for programming cell fate. Acta Biomaterialia.

Lebedeva, M. A., Chamberlain, T. W., Scattergood, P. A., Delor, M., Sazanovich, I. V., Davies, E. S., ... & Khlobystov, A. N. (2016). Stabilising the Lowest Energy Charge-Separated State in a {Metal Chromophore-Fullerene} Assembly: A Tuneable Panchromatic Absorbing Donor Acceptor Triad. Chemical Science.

Yaşayan, G., Xue, X., Collier, P., Clarke, P., Alexander, M. R., & Marlow, M. (2016). The influence of nanotexturing of poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) films upon human ovarian cancer cell attachment. Nanotechnology, 27(25), 255102.

Lacinska, A. M., Styles, M. T., Bateman, K., Wagner, D., Hall, M. R., Gowing, C., & Brown, P. D. (2016). Acid-dissolution of antigorite, chrysotile and lizardite for ex situ carbon capture and storage by mineralisation. Chemical Geology.

La Torre, A., Rance, G. A., Miners, S. A., Lucas, C. H., Smith, E. F., Fay, M. W., ... & Khlobystov, A. N. (2016). Ag-catalysed cutting of multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Nanotechnology, 27(17), 175604.

Parmenter, C. D., Fay, M. W., Hartfield, C., & Eltaher, H. M. (2016). Making the practically impossible “Merely difficult”—Cryogenic FIB lift‐out for “Damage free” soft matter imaging. Microscopy research and technique, 79(4), 298-303 DOI: 10.1002/jemt.22630

Van Nuffel, S., Parmenter, C., Scurr, D. J., Russell, N. A., & Zelzer, M. (2016). Multivariate analysis of 3D ToF-SIMS images: method validation and application to cultured neuronal networks. Analyst, 141(1), 90-95. DOI: 10.1039/C5AN01743B

Soukoulis, C., Singh, P., Macnaughtan, W., Parmenter, C. and Fisk, I.D., 2016. Compositional and physicochemical factors governing the viability of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG embedded in starch-protein based edible films. Food hydrocolloids, 52, pp.876-887. doi: 10.1016/j.foodhyd.2015.08.025

Camp, J.E., Dunsford, J.J., Dacosta, O.S., Blundell, R.K., Adams, J., Britton, J., Smith, R.J., Bousfield, T.W. and Fay, M.W., 2016. Recyclable glucose-derived palladium (0) nanoparticles as in situ-formed catalysts for cross-coupling reactions in aqueous media. RSC Advances, 6(20), pp.16115-16121. DOI: 10.1039/C5RA25712C

Enantiopure titanocene complexes-direct evidence for paraptosis in cancer cells, M Cini, H Williams, MW Fay, M Searle, S Woodward, TD Bradshaw, Metallomics 2016 8 286-297 DOI: 10.1039/C5MT00297D 

Soot-in-Oil 3D Volume Reconstruction Through the Use of Electron Tomography: An Introductory Study, A La Rocca, J Campbell, MW Fay, O Orhan, Tribology Letters 61 (1), 1-11 DOI:10.1007/s11249-015-0625-z

Continuous-flow hydrothermal synthesis for the production of inorganic nanomaterials, Peter W. Dunne, Alexis S. Munn, Chris L. Starkey, Tom A. Huddle, Ed H. Lester, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 2015 373 20150015; DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2015.0015. Published 16 November 2015
Synergistic catalyst-support interactions in a graphene-Mn3O4 electrocatalyst for vanadium redox flow batteries, Andinet Ejigu, Matthew Edwards, Darren A Walsh, ACS Catalysis, 2015, 5, 7122-7130 http://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acscatal.5b01973
van der Waals-induced chromatic shifts in hydrogen-bonded two-dimensional porphyrin arrays on boron nitride, Vladimir V. Korolkov, Simon A. Svatek, Alex Summerfield, James Kerfoot, Lixu Yang, Takashi Taniguchi, Kenji Watanabe, Neil R. Champness, Nicholas A. Besley, Peter H. Beton, ACS Nano, 2015, 9, 10347-10355 http://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsnano.5b04443 
P Lutsyk, R Arif, J Hruby, A Bukivskyi, O Vinijchuk, M Shandura, et al. A sensing mechanism for the detection of carbon nanotubes using selective photoluminescent probes based on ionic complexes with organic dyes,  Light
The Characterisation of Diesel Internal Injector Deposits by Focused Ion-Beam Scanning Electron Microscopy (FIB-SEM), Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM), Atomic Force Microscopy and Raman Spectroscopy, J Barker, J Reid, M Piggott, MW Fay, A Davies, C Parmenter, N Weston, et al. SAE Technical Paper , DOI  10.4271/2015-01-1826
The allotropic transformation of polycrystalline cubic boron nitride structures resulting from the thermal effects of pulsed laser ablation, M Pacella, PW Butler-Smith, DA Axinte, MW Fay, Diamond and Related Materials 59, 62-68, doi:10.1016/j.diamond.2015.09.009
S Eyley et al, "CO2 controlled flocculation of microalgae using pH responsive cellulose nanocrystals", Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 14413-14421, DOI: 10.1039/C5NR03853G
Robert H. Temperton, Michael I. Smith and James S. Sharp, Mechanical vibrations of pendant liquid droplets, Eur. Phys. J. E (2015) 38: 79 DOI 10.1140/epje/i2015-15079-2
Moro, Fabrizio, et al. "Electron spin coherence near room temperature in magnetic quantum dots." Scientific Reports 5 (2015). doi:10.1038/srep10855
Turyanska, L., Makarovsky, O., Svatek, S. A., Beton, P. H., Mellor, C. J., Patanè, A., Eaves, L., Thomas, N. R., Fay, M. W., Marsden, A. J. and Wilson, N. R. (2015), Ligand-Induced Control of Photoconductive Gain and Doping in a Hybrid Graphene–Quantum Dot Transistor. Advanced Electronic Materials. doi: 10.1002/aelm.201500062
Vasyukov, D. A. and Plaut, A. S. and Henini, M. and Pfeiffer, L. N. and West, K. W. and Nicoll, C. A. and Farrer, I. and Ritchie, D. A, Detection of anomalous Hall voltages in ultrahigh-mobility two-dimensional hole gases generated by optical spin orientation, PhysRevB.91.201406 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.91.201406
Enzo Fornari, Clive J. Roberts, Robert H. Temperton, James N. O’Shea, Electrospray deposition in vacuum as method to create functionally active protein immobilization on polymeric substrates, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Volume 453, 1 September 2015, Pages 252-259, ISSN 0021-9797, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2015.05.007.
Francesco Tres, Jamie D. Patient, Philip M. Williams, Kevin Treacher, Jonathan Booth, Leslie P. Hughes, Stephen A. C. Wren, Jonathan W. Aylott, and Jonathan C. Burley, "Monitoring the Dissolution Mechanisms of Amorphous Bicalutamide Solid Dispersions via Real-Time Raman Mapping", Molecular Pharmaceutics Article ASAP, DOI: 10.1021/mp500829v 
Bin Yang, James S. Sharp, and Michael I. Smith, "Shear Banding in Drying Films of Colloidal Nanoparticles", ACS Nano 2015 9 (4), 4077-4084 DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b00127
Jagadeesh Babu Nanubolu and Jonathan C. Burley, In situ Raman mapping for identifying transient solid forms, CrystEngComm 2015,  DOI: 10.1039/C5CE00008D
Chamberlain, Thomas W., et al. "Transmission Electron Microscopy: Isotope Substitution Extends the Lifetime of Organic Molecules in Transmission Electron Microscopy (Small 5/2015)." Small 11.5 (2015): 510-510.
Chamberlain, T. W., et al. "Switching intermolecular interactions by confinement in carbon nanotubes." Chemical Communications 51.4 (2015): 648-651.
Marlow, Maria, et al. "Linifanib–a multi-targeted receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor and a low molecular weight gelator." Chemical Communications (2015).
La Torre, Alessandro, et al. "Dynamics of Gold Nanoparticles on Carbon Nanostructures Driven by van der Waals and Electrostatic Interactions." Small (2015).
Saoud, Fatma Saad, Jean Claude Plenet, and Mohamed Henini. "Band gap and partial density of states for ZnO: Under high pressure." Journal of Alloys and Compounds 619 (2015): 812-819.
de Herval, L. K. S., et al. "Enhancement of the luminescence intensity by co-doping Mn 2+ into Er 3+-doped SrAl 2 O 4." Journal of Luminescence (2015).
Dunne, Peter W., et al. "The sequential continuous-flow hydrothermal synthesis of molybdenum disulphide." Chemical Communications  51.19 (2015): 4048-4050.

Gordo, V. Orsi, et al. "Visible to infrared low temperature luminescence of Er 3+, Nd 3+ and Sm 3+ in CaSnO 3 phosphors." Applied Radiation and Isotopes 99 (2015): 69-76.

Cornelio, Benedetta, et al. "Palladium nanoparticles in catalytic carbon nanoreactors: the effect of confinement on Suzuki–Miyaura reactions." Journal of Materials Chemistry A(2015)

Fisher, Leanne E., et al. "Biomaterial modification of urinary catheters with antimicrobials to give long-term broadspectrum antibiofilm activity." Journal of Controlled Release 202 (2015): 57-64.

Charge transfer from an adsorbed ruthenium-based photosensitizer through an ultra-thin aluminium oxide layer and into a metallic substrate, Andrew J. Gibson, Robert H. Temperton, Karsten Handrup, Matthew Weston, Louise C. Mayor and James N. O’Shea, J. Chem. Phys. 140, 234708 (2014); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4882867

Real time Raman imaging to understand dissolution performance of amorphous solid dispersions, Francesco Tres, Kevin Treacher, Jonathan Booth, Les P. Hughes, Stephen A.C. Wren, Jonathan W. Aylott, Jonathan C. Burley,  Journal of Controlled Release, DOI: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2014.05.061

Combined hydrogels that switch human pluripotent stem cells from self-renewal to differentiation, James E. Dixon, Disheet A. Shah, Catherine Rogers, Stephen Hall, Nicola Weston, Christopher D. J. Parmenter, Donal McNally, Chris Denning, and Kevin M. Shakesheff,  PNAS 2014 ; published ahead of print March 27, 2014, doi:10.1073/pnas.1319685111 http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2014/03/26/1319685111.abstract 

Manganese(II) and Copper(II) Nitrate Bis-Imidazole Coordination Polymers: Dimensionality and Product Morphology Victoria Richards, Alexander J. Blake, William Lewis, Harriott Nowell, Christopher Parmenter and Neil R Champness, CrystEngComm, 2013, Accepted Manuscript, DOI: 10.1039/C3CE41082J 

Application of nanoparticle tracking analysis platform for the measurement of soot-in-oil agglomerates from automotive engines, A. La Rocca, G. Di Liberto, P. Shayler, CDJ. Parmenter, MW. Fay  Tribology International 2013 doi 10.1016/j.triboint.2013.09.018

Paramagnetic, Near-Infrared Fluorescent Mn-Doped PbS Colloidal Nanocrystals, Turyanska, L., Moro, F., Knott, A. N., Fay, M. W., Bradshaw, T. D. and Patanè, A. (2013), . Part. Part. Syst. Charact.. doi: 10.1002/ppsc.201300184

Impact of Milk Protein Type on the Viability and Storage Stability of Microencapsulated Lactobacillus acidophilus NCIMB 701748 Using Spray Drying, Christos Soukoulis, Solmaz Behboudi-Jobbehdar, Lina Yonekura, Christopher Parmenter, Ian Fisk, Food and Process Technology, May 2013 DOI:10.1007/s11947-013-1120-x

The nanostructure of soot-in-oil particles and agglomerates from an automotive diesel engine, A. La Rocca, G. Di Liberto, P.J. Shayler, M.W. Fay, Tribology International, Volume 61, May 2013, Pages 80–87 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2012.12.002

Assembly and Magnetic Bistability of Mn3O4 Nanoparticles Encapsulated in Hollow Carbon Nanofibers Maria Gimenez-Lopez, Alessandro La Torre, Michael W. Fay, Paul D. Brown, Andrei N. Khlobystov, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.. doi: 10.1002/anie.201207855

Micro/nanometric investigations of the effects of laser ablation in the generation of micro-tools from solid CVD diamond structures, P.W. Butler-Smith, D.A. Axinte, M. Pacella, M.W. Fay, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Volume 213, Issue 2, February 2013, Pages 194–200 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2012.08.010 

Click chemistry in carbon nanoreactors , Graham A. Rance , William A. Solomonsz and Andrei N. Khlobystov, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 1067-1069 DOI: 10.1039/C2CC38035H

TEM Study on the Electrical Discharge Machined Surface of Single-Crystal Silicon., J.W. Murray, M.W. Fay, M. Kunieda, A.T. Clare, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Available online 7 December 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2012.11.028

Band-gap profiling by laser writing of hydrogen-containing III-N-Vs, N. Balakrishnan, G. Pettinari, O. Makarovsky, L. Turyanska, M. W. Fay, M. De Luca, A.Polimeni, M. Capizzi, F. Martelli, S. Rubini, and A. Patanè, Phys. Rev. B 86, 155307 DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.86.155307

Near-field Raman spectroscopy of biological nanomaterials by in situ laser-induced synthesis of tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy tips, Faris Sinjab, Banyat Lekprasert, Richard A. J. Woolley, Clive J. Roberts, Saul J. B. Tendler, and Ioan Notingher, Optics Letters 37 (12) 2256

Assembly, Growth and Catalytic Activity of Gold Nanoparticles in Hollow Carbon Nanofibres, La Torre, Alessandro; Gimenez-Lopez, Maria; Fay, Michael; Rance, Graham; Solomonsz, William; Chamberlain, Thomas; Brown, Paul; Khlobystov, Andrei, ACS Nano DOI: 10.1021/nn300400z

Interactions of Gold Nanoparticles with the Interior of Hollow Graphitised Carbon Nanofibres La Torre, Alessandro; Fay, Michael; Rance, Graham; Gimenez-Lopez, Maria; Solomonsz, William; Brown, Paul; Khlobystov, Andrei , Small  DOI: 10.1002/smll.201102007

Resonant Properties of Sessile Droplets; Contact Angle Dependence of the Resonant Frequency and Width in Glycerol/Water Mixtures, James S. Sharp, Soft Matter, 2012, 8 (2), 399 – 407, DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06916K

Factors affecting the formation of insulin amyloid spherulites, Michael I. Smith, Vito Foderàb, James S. Sharp, Clive J. Roberts, Athene M. Donald, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 89 (2012), 216– 222, DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2011.09.018

The differential effect of apoferritin-PbS nanocomposites on cell cycle progression in normal and cancerous cells, Lyudmila Turyanska, Tracey D. Bradshaw, Mei Li, Philip Bardelang, William C. Drewe, Michael W. Fay, Stephen Mann, Amalia Patane and Neil R. Thomas, J. Mater. Chem., 2012, available online, DOI: 10.1039/c1jm13563e

Tuneable Mechanical Properties in Low Molecular Weight Hydrogels, Lin Chen, Jaclyn Raeburn, Sam Sutton, David G. Spiller, James Williams, James S. Sharp, Peter C. Griffiths, Richard K. Heenan, Stephen M. King, Alison Paul, Steve Furzeland, Derek Atkins and Dave J. Adams, Soft Matter, 2011, 7 (20), 9721 - 9727

Contact Angle Dependence of the Resonant Frequency of Sessile Water Droplets, James S. Sharp, David J. Farmer, and James Kelly, Langmuir, 2011, 27 (15), pp 9367–9371 DOI: 10.1021/la201984y

Imaging the photovoltaic response of PbS-sensitized porous titania, Turyanska, L., Makarovsky, O., Elfurawi, U., Patanè, A., Fay, M. W., Bowers, J. W. and Upadhyaya, H. M. (2011), Phys. Status Solidi A, 208: 2450–2453. doi: 10.1002/pssa.201127066 

In situ TEM investigation of -FeOOH and -Fe2O3 nanorods; Trevor P Almeida, Michael W Fay, Yanqiu Zhu and Paul D Brown, in press, available online Physica Edoi:10.1016/j.physe.2011.01.016

Effects of Substrate Constraint on Crack Pattern Formation in Thin Films of Colloidal Polystyrene Particles, M. I. Smith and J. S. Sharp, Langmuir, 2011, 27 (13), pp 8009–8017 DOI: 10.1021/la2000624

Contact Angle Dependence of the Resonant Frequency of Sessile Water Droplets, James S. Sharp, David J. Farmer, and JamesKelly, Langmuir, 2011, 27 (15), pp 9367–9371 DOI: 10.1021/la201984y

Imaging the photovoltaic response of PbS-sensitized porous titania,  L. Turyanska, O. Makarovsky, U. Elfurawi, A. Patanè, M. W. Fay, J. W. Bowers, H. M. Upadhyaya,  Phys. Status Solidi A, DOI  - 10.1002/pssa.201127066

Infrared dielectric mirrors based on thin film multilayers of polystyrene and polyvinylpyrrolidone, James Bailey and James S. Sharp, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 49(10), p 732–739 (2011), DOI: 10.1002/polb.22238

Interfacial reaction in Cu/Sn/Cu system during the transient liquid phase soldering process, J.F. Li, P.A. Agyakwa, C.M. Johnson, Acta Materialia 59 (2011) 1198–1211

Charge transfer dynamics of model charge transfer centers of a multicenter water splitting dye complex on rutile TiO(2)(110) Matthew Weston, Andrew J Britton and James N O'Shea, Journal of Chemical Physics 2011 134 (5) 054705 DOI: 10.1063/1.3549573   

Micro-textured surfaces with gradient wetting properties, K.R. Langley and J.S. Sharp, Langmuir, 2010, 26 (23), pp 18349–18356

Parallel Scanning Near-Field Photolithography: The Snomipede, Ehtsham ul Haq, Zhuming Liu, Yuan Zhang, Shahrul A. Alang Ahmad, Lu-Shin Wong, Steven P. Armes, Jamie K. Hobbs, Graham J. Leggett, Jason Micklefield, Clive J. Roberts, John M. R. Weaver, Nano Letters 2010 10 (11), 4375-4380 DOI: 10.1021/nl1018782

Thin Film Polymer Photonics: Spin cast distributed Bragg reflectors and chirped polymer structures J. Bailey and J. S. Sharp, Eur. Phys. J. E 33, 41-49 (2010)

Mg/Ti multilayers: structural, optical and hydrogen absorption properties, A. Baldi, G. K. Palsson, M. Gonzalez-Silveira, H. Schreuders, M. Slaman, J. H. Rector, G. Krishnan,B. J. Kooi, G. S. Walker, M. W. Fay, B. Hjorvarsson,R. J. Wijngaarden, B. Dam, and R. Griessen, Phys. Rev. B 81, 224203 (2010) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.81.224203

A valve-assisted snapshot approach to understand the hydrothermal synthesis of α-Fe2O3 nanorods, Trevor P Almeida, Michael W Fay, Yanqiu Zhu and Paul D Brown, CrystEngComm, 2010, DOI: 10.1039/b925197a (2010)

Transport and encapsulation of gold nanoparticles in carbon nanotubes, Alessandro La Torre, Graham A. Rance, Jaouad El Harfi, Jianing Li, Derek J. Irvine, Paul D. Brown and Andrei N. Khlobystov, Nanoscale, 2010, 2, 1006-1010, DOI: 10.1039/C0NR00035C

Nanocomposite oxygen reduction electrocatalysts formed using bioderived reducing agents”; Lee Johnson, Wim Thielemans and Darren A. Walsh J. Mater. Chem., 2010, DOI: 10.1039/b922423h

Rapid polymorph screening on milligram quantities of pharmaceutical material using phonon-mode Raman spectroscopy, Sarah Al-Dulaimi, Adeyinka Aina and Jonathan Burley, CrystEngComm, 2010

Reversible 100 % Linkage Isomerization in a Single-Crystal to Single-Crystal Transformation: Photocrystallographic Identification of the Metastable [Ni(dppe)(eta1-ONO)Cl] Isomer, Mark R. Warren, Simon K. Brayshaw, Andrew L. Johnson, Stefanie Schiffers, Paul R. Raithby, Timothy L. Easun, Michael W. George, John E. Warren, Simon J. Teat, Angewandte Chemie International Edition Volume 48, Issue 31, Date: July 20, 2009, Pages: 5711-5714  doi:10.1002/anie.200901706

Process Map for the Hydrothermal Synthesis of r-Fe2O3 Nanorods, Trevor P. Almeida, Mike Fay, Yanqiu Zhu, and Paul D. Brown, J. Phys. Chem. C, (2009) 10.1021/jp907081j

Tailoring the physical properties of thiol-capped PbS quantum dots by thermal annealing L Turyanska, U Elfurawi, M Li, M W Fay, N R Thomas, Stephen Mann, J H Blokland, P C M Christianen and Amalia Patane, Nanotechnology 20 (2009) 315604 .

"An appraisal of ultramicrotomy, FIBSEM and cryogenic FIBSEM techniques for the sectioning of biological cells on titanium substrates for TEM investigation" Edwards, HK Fay, MW Anderson, SI Scotchford, CA Grant, DM Brown, PD; JOURNAL OF MICROSCOPY-OXFORD Volume: 234 Issue: 1 Pages: 16-25 Published: APR 2009 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2818.2009.03152.x

"Fe-Assisted Synthesis of Si Nanowires", Iftikhar Ahmad, Michael Fay, Yongde Xia, Xianghui Hou, Andrew Kennedy and Yanqiu Zhu, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113 (4), pp 1286-1292 DOI: 10.1021/jp808492t : link

Nanocasting of High Surface Area Mesoporous Ga2O3 and GaN Semiconductor Materials C. West and R. Mokaya, Chem. Mater. 2009, 21, 4080–4086 DOI:10.1021/cm902015f

"Insulin fibril nucleation: The role of prefibrillar aggregates", MI Smith, JS Sharp and CJ Roberts, Biophysical Journal 95(7) 3400-3406 doi: 10.1529/biophysj.108.131482

Examining the cell-biomaterial interface using cryo focused ion beam scanning electron microscopy, ultramicrotomy and transmission electron microscopy, Hannah K Edwards, Samuel Coe, Michael Fay, Susan Anderson, Colin Scotchford, David Grant, and Paul Brown, 8th World Biomaterials Congress, Amsterdam, 28May - 1 June 2008

Commercialising continuous hydrothermal synthesis to produce high quality formulated nanomaterials, E. Lester, H. Hobbs, S. Gordon, NSTI Nanotech Boston MA, 1-5 June 2008

Cryo FIB as applied to the Life Sciences, HK Edwards et al, 4th European FIB & DualBeam UserClub Meeting 2008 7th to 9th April 2008, Eindhoven

Nucleation and Growth of Insulin Fibrils in Bulk Solution and at Hydrophobic Polystyrene Surfaces, M. I. Smith, J. S. Sharp, and C. J. Roberts, Biophysical Journal 93(6) 2143-2151 doi: 10.1529/biophysj.107.105338

Installation of a cryo FIB-SEM and in-situ analysis FEGTEM facility , MW Fay, HK Edwards and PD Brown, Electron Microscopy and Anlaysis Group Conference 2007, Glasgow 3-7 September

Site-specific, cross-sectional imaging of biomaterials and the cell-biomaterial interface using focused ion beam scanning electron microscopy, Hannah K. Edwards, Samuel C. Coe, Ifty Ahmed, Michael W. Fay, Colin A. Scotchford, David M. Grant and Paul D. Brown, Electron Microscopy and Anlaysis Group Conference 2007, Glasgow 3-7 September; 21st European Conference on Biomaterials, Brighton, 9-13 September 2007

Semi-automated structural characterisation of high velocity oxy fuel thermally sprayed WC-Co based coatings, MW Fay, Y Han, DG McCartney, K Korpiola and PD Brown, Electron Microscopy and Anlaysis Group Conference 2007, Glasgow 3-7 September


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