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13 Citations (Scopus)

Salan Group 13 complexes – structural study and lactide polymerisation

Beament, J., Mahon, M., Buchard, A. & Jones, M., 7 Mar 2017, In : New Journal of Chemistry. 41, 5, p. 2198-2203

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ethylenediamine
Ligands
Polymerization
Ring opening polymerization
Molecular weight distribution
13 Citations (Scopus)

Self-assembled gold nanoparticles for impedimetric and amperometric detection of a prostate cancer biomarker

Jolly, P., Zhurauski, P., Hammond, J., Miodek, A., Liebana, S., Bertok, T., Tkac, J. & Estrela, P., Nov 2017, In : Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical. 251, p. 637-643

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biomarkers
antigens
Prostate-Specific Antigen
Antigens
Tumor Biomarkers
11 Citations (Scopus)
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Electronic properties
Structural properties
Optical properties
functionals
optical properties
2 Citations (Scopus)

Semiconductor technology in protein kinase research and drug discovery: sensing a revolution

Bhalla, N., Di Lorenzo, M., Estrela, P. & Pula, G., Feb 2017, In : Drug Discovery Today. 22, 2, p. 204-209 6 p.

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Semiconductors
Drug Discovery
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Protein Kinases
Cell Physiological Phenomena
21 Citations (Scopus)

Significantly enhanced energy storage density by modulating the aspect ratio of BaTiO3 nanofibers

Zhang, D., Zhou, X., Roscow, J., Zhou, K., Wang, L., Luo, H. & Bowen, C. R., 23 Mar 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, p. 1-11 11 p., 45179.

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energy storage
aspect ratio
nanocomposites
flux density
breakdown
12 Citations (Scopus)
Teicoplanin
Ibuprofen
Indoprofen
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Ketoprofen
1 Citation (Scopus)

Soil reinforcement through addition and subsequent carbonation of wollasonite microfibres

Pourakbar, S., Fasihnikoutalab, M., Ball, R., Cristelo, N. & Huat, B., 1 Dec 2017, In : Geosynthetics International. 24, 6, p. 554-564 12 p.

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soil reinforcement
Carbonation
Reinforcement
compressive strength
Soils
5 Citations (Scopus)

Sono-photo-degradation of Carbamazepine in a thin falling film reactor: operation costs in pilot plant

Expósito, A. J., Patterson, D. A., Monteagudo, J. M. & Durán, A., Jan 2017, In : Ultrasonics Sonochemistry. 34, p. 496-503

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Reactor operation
pilot plants
Carbamazepine
Photodegradation
Pilot plants
11 Citations (Scopus)

Steady-State Kinetics of α-Synuclein Ferrireductase Activity Identifies the Catalytically Competent Species

McDowall, J. S., Ntai, I., Hake, J., Whitley, P. R., Mason, J. M., Pudney, C. R. & Brown, D. R., 4 May 2017, In : Biochemistry. 56, 19, p. 2497–2505 9 p.

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alpha-Synuclein
Kinetics
Neurodegenerative diseases
Enzyme activity
Neurodegenerative Diseases
18 Citations (Scopus)

Strain-induced phonon shifts in tungsten disulfide nanoplatelets and nanotubes

Wang, F., Kinloch, I., Wolverson, D., Tenne, R., Zak, A., O'Connell, E., Bangert, U. & Young, R., 1 Mar 2017, In : 2D Materials. 4, 1, 015007.

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Tungsten
disulfides
Disulfides
Nanotubes
Monolayers
7 Citations (Scopus)

Structural impact on the nanoscale optical properties of InGaN core-shell nanorods

Griffiths, J. T., Ren, C. X., Coulon, P. M., Le Boulbar, E. D., Bryce, C. G., Girgel, I., Howkins, A., Boyd, I., Martin, R. W., Allsopp, D. W. E., Shields, P. A., Humphreys, C. J. & Oliver, R. A., 24 Apr 2017, In : Applied Physics Letters. 110, 17, 172105.

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nanorods
optical properties
cathodoluminescence
luminous intensity
apexes
15 Citations (Scopus)

Structurally tuned lead magnesium titanate perovskite as a photoelectrode material for enhanced photoelectrochemical water splitting

Chandrasekaran, S., Kim, E. J., Chung, J. S., Yoo, I. K., Senthilkumar, V., Kim, Y. S., Bowen, C. R., Adamaki, V. & Hyun Hur, S., 1 Feb 2017, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 309, p. 682-690 9 p.

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titanate
perovskite
Perovskite
Magnesium
magnesium
4 Citations (Scopus)

Structure and properties of some layered U2O5 phases: a density functional theory study

Molinari, M., Brincat, N. A., Allen, G. C. & Parker, S. C., 17 Apr 2017, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 56, 8, p. 4468-4473 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluorspar
fluorite
Density functional theory
Actinoid Series Elements
Ions
3 Citations (Scopus)

Sulfur-Doped Cubic Mesostructured Titania Films for Use as a Solar Photocatalyst

Xiong, Y., He, D., Jaber, R., Cameron, P. J. & Edler, K. J., 18 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 121, 18, p. 9929-9937 9 p.

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Titania
Photocatalysts
Sulfur
sulfur
Titanium
6 Citations (Scopus)

Supramolecular core-glycoshell polythiophene nanodots for targeted imaging and photodynamic therapy

Han, H. H., Wang, C. Z., Zang, Y., Li, J., James, T. D. & He, X-P., 2017, In : Chemical Communications. 53, 70, p. 9793-9796 4 p.

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Photodynamic therapy
Liver
Optoelectronic devices
Self assembly
Cells
7 Citations (Scopus)

Supramolecular polymer dot ensemble for ratiometric detection of lectins and targeted delivery of imaging agents

Wang, C. Z., Chen, J. L., Tang, Y., Zang, Y., Chen, G. R., James, T. D., Li, J., Wu, C. & He, X. P., 1 Feb 2017, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 9, 4, p. 3272-3276 5 p.

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Lectins
Polymers
Imaging techniques
Cell membranes
Sugars
10 Citations (Scopus)

Surfactant-Solvent Interaction Effects on the Micellization of Cationic Surfactants in a Carboxylic Acid-Based Deep Eutectic Solvent

Sanchez-Fernandez, A., Hammond, O. S., Jackson, A. J., Arnold, T., Doutch, J. & Edler, K. J., 19 Dec 2017, In : Langmuir. 33, 50, p. 14304-14314 11 p.

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Micellization
Cationic surfactants
Carboxylic Acids
Carboxylic acids
Surface-Active Agents
2 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis, characterization and biological properties of novel ON donor bidentate Schiff bases and their copper(II) complexes

Shabbir, M., Akhter, Z., Raithby, P. R., Thomas, L. H., Ismail, H., Arshad, F., Mirza, B., Teat, S. J. & Mahmood, K., 18 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Coordination Chemistry. 70, 14, p. 2463-2478 16 p.

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Schiff Bases
Toluene
imines
Copper
Benzene
7 Citations (Scopus)
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Ring opening polymerization
exploitation
Polymerization
Amines
amines

Synthesis of PLGA using a C3-symmetric Zr (IV) amine tris(phenolate) alkoxide initiator and the effects of gamma radiation on its properties

Peleias Junior, F., Jones, M., Zeituni, C., Rostelato, M. & Moreira Junior, P., Jan 2017, In : Polymer Bulletin. 74, 1, p. 91-105 1 p.

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alkoxides
initiators
Zirconium
Gamma rays
Amines
5 Citations (Scopus)
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Ring opening polymerization
Ligands
Metals
Polymerization
dilactide
15 Citations (Scopus)

Systematics and Surprises in Lanthanide Coordination Chemistry

Cotton, S. A. & Raithby, P. R., 1 Jun 2017, In : Coordination Chemistry Reviews. 340, p. 220-231

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File
4 Citations (Scopus)

Targeted tumor detection: guidelines for developing biotinylated diagnostics

Jang, J. H., Kim, W. R., Sharma, A., Cho, S. H., James, T. D., Kang, C. & Kim, J. S., 14 Feb 2017, In : Chemical Communications. 53, 13, p. 2154-2157 4 p.

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Hydrophilicity
Fluorescent Dyes
Medicine
Tumors
11 Citations (Scopus)

Tetrabutylammonium cations for moisture-resistant and semitransparent perovskite solar cells

Poli, I., Eslava, S. & Cameron, P., 17 Oct 2017, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 5, 42, p. 22325-22333 9 p.

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Perovskite
Cations
Moisture
Positive ions
Silicon
1 Citation (Scopus)

The effect of ethanol pre-treatment upon the mechanical, structural and surface modification of ultrafiltration membranes

Argyle, I. S., Wright, C. J. & Bird, M. R., 2017, In : Separation Science and Technology. 52, 12, p. 2040-2048 9 p.

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Ultrafiltration
Povidone
Surface treatment
Ethanol
Membranes

The Effect of Olivine Content and Curing Time on the Strength of Treated Soil in Presence of Potassium Hydroxide

Fasihnikoutalab, M., Pourakbar, S., Ball, R. & Huat, B., 24 Apr 2017, In : International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering. 3, 12, 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydroxide
olivine
potassium
soil stabilization
soil
68 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Nanostructures
Water
Neutrons
Choline
Urea
99 Citations (Scopus)

The fate of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs), endocrine disrupting contaminants (EDCs), metabolites and illicit drugs in a WWTW and environmental waters

Archer, E., Petrie, B., Kasprzyk-Hordern, B. & Wolfaardt, G. M., 1 May 2017, In : Chemosphere. 174, p. 437-446 10 p.

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Street Drugs
Metabolites
Wastewater treatment
metabolite
drug
5 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of: N, N ′-ditopic ligand length and geometry on the structures of zinc-based mixed-linker metal-organic frameworks

Burrows, A. D., Chan, S., Gee, W. J., Mahon, M. F., Richardson, C., Sebestyen, V. M., Turski, D. & Warren, M. R., 7 Oct 2017, In : CrystEngComm. 19, 37, p. 5549-5557 9 p.

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carboxylates
Zinc
zinc
Metals
Ligands
4 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of hydrogen bonding on 100% photo-switching in solid-state nitro-nitrito linkage isomers

Raithby, P. & Hatcher, L., 11 Sep 2017, In : CrystEngComm. 19, 42, p. 6297-6304 9 p.

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linkages
Isomers
Hydrogen bonds
isomers
Irradiation
5 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
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Electricity
Linear programming
Planning
Solar energy
Dams
9 Citations (Scopus)

Theory of ionization potentials of nonmetallic solids

Kumagai, Y., Butler, K. T., Walsh, A. & Oba, F., 14 Mar 2017, In : Physical Review B : Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 95, 12, 125309.

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Ionization potential
ionization potentials
Charge density
approximation
dipoles
12 Citations (Scopus)

Thermally triggered release of the bacteriophage endolysin CHAPK and the bacteriocin lysostaphin for the control of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

Hathaway, H., Ajuebor, J., Stephens, L., Coffey, A., Potter, U., Sutton, J. M. & Jenkins, A. T. A., 10 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Controlled Release. 245, p. 108-115 8 p.

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Lysostaphin
bacteriophages
Bacteriocins
Bacteriophages
Methicillin
2 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal stability, storage and release of proteins with tailored fit in silica

Chen, Y-C., Smith, T., Hicks, R. H., Doekhie, A., Koumanov, F., Wells, S. A., Edler, K. J., van den Elsen, J., Holman, G. D., Marchbank, K. J. & Sartbaeva, A., 24 Apr 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, p. 1-8 8 p., 46568.

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Refrigeration
Freeze Drying
Silicon Dioxide
Vaccines
Hot Temperature
7 Citations (Scopus)

Topical bioavailability of diclofenac from locally-acting, dermatological formulations

Cordery, S. F., Pensado, A., Chiu, W. S., Shehab, M. Z., Bunge, A. L., Delgado-Charro, M. B. & Guy, R. H., 30 Aug 2017, In : International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 529, 1-2, p. 55-64 10 p.

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Diclofenac
Biological Availability
Skin
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Cornea
2 Citations (Scopus)

Toward robotic pseudo-dynamic testing for hybrid simulations of air-to-air refuelling

Bolien, M., Iravani, P. & Du Bois, J. L., 14 Apr 2017, In : IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 22, 2, p. 1004-1013 10 p., 7829365.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Air refueling
Robotics
Testing
Air
Industrial robots
9 Citations (Scopus)

Towards a marine biorefinery through the hydrothermal liquefaction of macroalgae native to the United Kingdom

Raikova, S., Le, C. D., Beacham, T. A., Jenkins, R., Allen, M. & Chuck, C., 1 Dec 2017, In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 107, p. 244-253 10 p.

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biorefining
Liquefaction
liquefaction
United Kingdom
macroalgae
24 Citations (Scopus)

Towards timely Alzheimer diagnosis: A self-powered amperometric biosensor for the neurotransmitter acetylcholine

Moreira, F. T. C., Sale, M. G. F. & Di Lorenzo, M., 15 Jan 2017, In : Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 87, p. 607-614 8 p.

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Biosensing Techniques
Biosensors
Acetylcholine
Neurotransmitter Agents
Fuel cells
12 Citations (Scopus)

Two new copper(II) complexes with chelating N,O-type bidentate ligands: Synthesis, characterization, crystal structure and catalytic activity in azide–alkyne cycloaddition reaction

Bagherzadeh, M., Bayrami, A., Kia, R., Amini, M., Cook, L. J. K. & Raithby, P. R., 1 Sep 2017, In : Inorganica Chimica Acta. 466, p. 398-404 7 p.

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Alkynes
Azides
Cycloaddition
cycloaddition
alkynes
57 Citations (Scopus)

Ultra-high discharged energy density capacitor using high aspect ratio Na0.5Bi0.5TiO3 nanofibers

Luo, H., Roscow, J., Zhou, X., Chen, S., Han, X., Zhou, K., Zhang, D. & Bowen, C. R., 21 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 5, 15, p. 7091-7102 12 p.

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Open Access
Nanofibers
Aspect ratio
Capacitors
Nanocomposites
Polymer matrix
13 Citations (Scopus)

Ultra-large supramolecular coordination cages composed of endohedral Archimedean and Platonic bodies

Byrne, K., Zubair, M., Zhu, N., Zhou, X., Fox, D. S., Zhang, H., Twamley, B., Lennox, M. J., Düren, T. & Schmitt, W., 9 May 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, p. 1-9 9 p., 15268.

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Open Access
Catalysis
Binding Sites
Molecules
Transmission Electron Microscopy
catalysis
3 Citations (Scopus)

Ultraviolet Emission from Resonant Tunnelling Metal-Insulator-Semiconductor Light Emitting Tunnel Diodes

Lin, C. S., Cavanagh, K., Tsui, H. C. L., Mihai, A., Zou, B., Allsopp, D. W. E. & Moram, M. A., 1 Aug 2017, In : IEEE Photonics Journal. 9, 4, p. 1-8 8 p., 7947132.

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Open Access
Tunnel diodes
Resonant tunneling
tunnel diodes
ultraviolet emission
resonant tunneling
17 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding the Stability of Mixed A-Cation Lead Iodide Perovskites

Charles, B., Weller, M., Weber, O., Islam, M. & Dillon, J., 26 Oct 2017, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 5, 43, p. 22495-22499 5 p.

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Iodides
Cations
Lead
Positive ions
Kinetics
10 Citations (Scopus)

Utilization of Alkali-Activated Olivine in Soil Stabilization and the Effect of Carbonation on Unconfined Compressive Strength and Microstructure

Fasihnikoutalab, M. H., Asadi, A., Unuler, C., Huat, B. K., Ball, R. J. & Pourakbar, S., 30 Jun 2017, In : ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 29, 6, 11 p., 06017002.

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Olivine
Carbonation
Alkalies
Compressive strength
Stabilization
8 Citations (Scopus)

Vacuum-annealing induces sub-surface redox-states in surfactant-structured α-Fe2O3 photoanodes prepared by ink-jet printing

Bondarchuk, A. N., Peter, L. M., Kissling, G. P., Madrid, E., Aguilar-Martínez, J. A., Rymansaib, Z., Iravani, P., Gromboni, M., Mascaro, L. H., Walsh, A. & Marken, F., 15 Aug 2017, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 211, p. 289-295 7 p.

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Ink jet printing
Hematite
annealing
Photocurrents
Surface-Active Agents
2 Citations (Scopus)

Voltammetric Chloride Sensing Based on Trace-Level Mercury Impregnation into Amine-Functionalized Carbon Nanoparticle Films

Salehniya, H., Amiri, M. & Marken, F., 1 Sep 2017, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 17, 17, p. 5437-5443 7 p., 7981319.

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Impregnation
Amines
amines
chlorides
Nanoparticles
22 Citations (Scopus)

Wastewater-based epidemiology to assess pan-European pesticide exposure

Rousis, N. I., Gracia-Lor, E., Zuccato, E., Bade, R., Baz Lomba, J. A., Castrignanò, E., Causanilles, A., Covaci, A., de Voogt, P., Hernàndez, F., Kasprzyk-Hordern, B., Kinyua, J., McCall, A. K., Plósz, B. G., Ramin, P., Ryu, Y., Thomas, K. V., van Nuijs, A., Yang, Z. & Castiglioni, S., 15 Sep 2017, In : Water Research. 121, p. 270-279 10 p.

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Epidemiology
epidemiology
Pesticides
Wastewater
pesticide
16 Citations (Scopus)

Water adsorption on AnO2 {111}, {110}, and {100} surfaces (An = U and Pu): A density functional theory + U study

Tegner, B. E., Molinari, M., Kerridge, A., Parker, S. C. & Kaltsoyannis, N., 26 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 121, 3, p. 1675-1682 8 p.

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Density functional theory
density functional theory
Adsorption
adsorption
Water
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
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Tin
initiators
Zirconium
Amines
amines