Publications

Journal Articles

  1. & Active removal of waste dye pollutants using Ta3N5/W18O49 nanocomposite fibres. Scientific Reports 7(1)
  2. & Porous carbons from inverse vulcanised polymers. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 232, 189-195.
  3. & Assembly of porous hierarchical copolymers/resin proppants: New approaches to smart proppant immobilization via molecular anchors. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 466, 275-283.
  4. & Zero gap alkaline electrolysis cell design for renewable energy storage as hydrogen gas. RSC Advances 6(102), 100643-100651.
  5. & Enhanced purification of carbon nanotubes by microwave and chlorine cleaning procedures. RSC Adv. 6(14), 11895-11902.
  6. & Anatase/rutile bi-phasic titanium dioxide nanoparticles for photocatalytic applications enhanced by nitrogen doping and platinum nano-islands. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 460, 29-35.
  7. & Water Splitting Test Cell for Renewable Energy Storage as Hydrogen Gas. Journal of Fundamentals of Renewable Energy and Applications 2015(5), 5
  8. & Nickel-Doped Ceria Nanoparticles: The Effect of Annealing on Room Temperature Ferromagnetism. Crystals 5(3), 312-326.
  9. & A microwave cured flux for the adhesion of ceramic particles using silica coated carbon nanotubes. Carbon 93, 774-781.
  10. pH-responsive octylamine coupling modification of carboxylated aluminium oxide surfaces. J. Mater. Chem. A 3(18), 10052-10059.
  11. & Bi-phasic titanium dioxide nanoparticles doped with nitrogen and neodymium for enhanced photocatalysis.. Nanoscale 7(42), 17735-7744.
  12. & Nanoparticle–sulphur “inverse vulcanisation” polymer composites. Chemical Communications 51(52), 10467-10470.
  13. UV Blocking Glass: Low Cost Filters for Visible Light Photocatalytic Assessment. International Journal of Photoenergy 2014, 1-5.
  14. & Band alignment of rutile and anatase TiO2. Nature Materials 12(9), 798-801.
  15. & Calcium phosphate-based materials of natural origin showing photocatalytic activity. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1(21), 6452
  16. & of a Novel Light-activated Antimicrobial Coating to Disinfect Computer Keyboards in the Clinical Ward Environment. American Journal of Infection Control 41
  17. & Shining light on materials — A self-sterilising revolution. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews 65(4), 570-580.
  18. & The effect of glove material upon the transfer of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus to and from a gloved hand. American Journal of Infection Control 41(1), 19-23.
  19. & Control of ZnO Nanostructures via Vapor Transport. Chemical Vapor Deposition 18(10-12), 282-288.
  20. & CVD Production of Doped Titanium Dioxide Thin Films. Chemical Vapor Deposition 18(4-6), 89-101.
  21. & Incorporation of methylene blue and nanogold into polyvinyl chloride catheters; a new approach for light-activated disinfection of surfaces. Journal of Materials Chemistry 22(30), 15388
  22. & Production of Predominantly Anatase Thin Films on Various Grades of Steel and Other Metallic Substrates From TiCl4 and Ethyl Acetate by Atmospheric Pressure CVD. Chemical Vapor Deposition 18(4-6), 133-139.
  23. & Silver loaded WO3−x/TiO2 composite multifunctional thin films. Thin Solid Films 520(17), 5516-5520.
  24. & Hybrid chemical vapour and nanoceramic aerosol assisted deposition for multifunctional nanocomposite thin films. Thin Solid Films 519(18), 5942-5948.
  25. & Nanoparticulate silver coated-titania thin films—Photo-oxidative destruction of stearic acid under different light sources and antimicrobial effects under hospital lighting conditions. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 220(2-3), 113-123.
  26. & Nitrogen-doped TiO2thin films: photocatalytic applications for healthcare environments. Dalton Trans. 40(8), 1635-1640.
  27. & The relationship between photocatalytic activity and photochromic state of nanoparticulate silver surface loaded titanium dioxide thin-films. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 13(30), 13827
  28. & Visible light photocatalysts—N-doped TiO2 by sol–gel, enhanced with surface bound silver nanoparticle islands. Journal of Materials Chemistry 21(32), 11854
  29. & Antimicrobial Activity in Thin Films of Pseudobrookite-Structured Titanium Oxynitride under UV Irradiation Observed forEscherichia coli. Chemical Vapor Deposition 16(1-3), 19-22.
  30. & Combinatorial atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition (cAPCVD) of niobium doped anatase; effect of niobium on the conductivity and photocatalytic activity. Journal of Materials Chemistry 20(38), 8336
  31. & Combinatorial CVD: New Oxynitride Photocatalysts. Oxide Films 25
  32. & Impaired bacterial attachment to light activated Ni–Ti alloy. Materials Science and Engineering: C 30(2), 225-234.
  33. & Multifunctional Nanocomposite Thin Films by Aerosol-Assisted CVD. Chemical Vapor Deposition 16(7-9), 220-224.
  34. & New Challenges for Photocatalysts. Education in Chemistry 47
  35. & Sulfur- and Nitrogen-Doped Titania Biomaterials via APCVD. Chemical Vapor Deposition 16(1-3), 50-54.
  36. & Superconducting tantalum disulfide nanotapes; growth, structure and stoichiometry. Nanoscale 2(1), 90-97.
  37. & Combinatorial CVD: New Oxy-nitride Photocatalysts. ECS Transactions 25
  38. & Enhanced photocatalytic activity under visible light in N-doped TiO2 thin films produced by APCVD preparations using t-butylamine as a nitrogen source and their potential for antibacterial films. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 207(2-3), 244-253.
  39. & N Titania Thin Films, Prepared by Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition: Enhanced Visible Light Photocatalytic Activity and Antimicrobial Effects. ECS Transactions 25
  40. & N-Doped Titania Thin Films Prepared by Atmospheric Pressure CVD usingt-Butylamine as the Nitrogen Source: Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity under Visible Light. Chemical Vapor Deposition 15(7-9), 171-174.
  41. & Nanoparticulate cerium dioxide and cerium dioxide–titanium dioxide composite thin films on glass by aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition. Applied Surface Science 256(3), 852-856.
  42. & The interaction between gold nanoparticles and cationic and anionic dyes: enhanced UV-visible absorption. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 11(44), 10513
  43. & The role of surfaces in catheter-associated infections. Chemical Society Reviews 38(12), 3435
  44. & White light induced photocatalytic activity of sulfur-doped TiO2 thin films and their potential for antibacterial application. Journal of Materials Chemistry 19(46), 8747
  45. & Electrochemical behaviour of nano-sized spinel LiMn2O4 and LiAlxMn2−xO4 (x=Al: 0.00–0.40) synthesized via fumaric acid-assisted sol–gel synthesis for use in lithium rechargeable batteries. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 69(8), 2082-2090.
  46. & Nanostructural Evolution: From One-Dimensional Tungsten Oxide Nanowires to Three-Dimensional Ferberite Flowers. Chemistry of Materials 20(17), 5657-5665.
  47. & Phthalic acid assisted nano-sized spinel LiMn2O4 and LiCrxMn2−xO4 (x=0.00–0.40) via sol–gel synthesis and its electrochemical behaviour for use in Li-ion-batteries. Materials Research Bulletin 43(8-9), 2119-2129.
  48. & Studies on chromium/aluminium-doped manganese spinel as cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries—A novel chelated sol–gel synthesis. Journal of Materials Processing Technology 208(1-3), 520-531.
  49. & Low-Temperature Magnetic Properties of Hematite Nanorods. Chemistry of Materials 19(4), 916-921.
  50. & Preparation and characterization of tungsten oxynitride nanowires. Journal of Materials Chemistry 17(41), 4436
  51. & Metal Nitride Nanostructures as Hydrogen Storage Materials. WHEC-16 Lyon - France
  52. & Single-Step Synthesis and Surface-Assisted Growth of Superconducting TaS2 Nanowires. Angewandte Chemie 118(42), 7218-7221.

Book Chapters

  1. & Antimicrobial coatings for 'self-sterilisation'. In Sterilisation of Biomaterials and Medical Devices.

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