Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Pean, E., De Castro, C., Dimitrov, S., De Rossi, F., Meroni, S., Baker, J., Watson, T., Davies, M. Investigating the Superoxide Formation and Stability in Mesoporous Carbon Perovskite Solar Cells with an Aminovaleric Acid Additive Advanced Functional Materials 1909839
  2. Balshaw, H., Douglas, P., Davies, M., Doerr, S. Pyrene and nile red fluorescence probes for in-situ study of polarity and viscosity of soil organic coatings implicated in soil water repellency European Journal of Soil Science
  3. Péan, E., De Castro, C., Davies, M. Shining a light on the photoluminescence behaviour of methylammonium lead iodide perovskite: investigating the competing photobrightening and photodarkening processes Materials Letters 243 191 194
  4. Shivaji, K., Balasubramanian, M., Devadoss, A., Asokan, V., De Castro, C., Davies, M., Ponmurugan, P., Pitchaimuthu, S. Utilization of waste tea leaves as bio-surfactant in CdS quantum dots synthesis and their cytotoxicity effect in breast cancer cells Applied Surface Science
  5. Monteiro, C., Jesus, P., Davies, M., Ferreira, D., Arnaut, L., Gallardo, I., Pereira, M., Serpa, C. Control of the distance between porphyrin sensitizers and the TiO2 surface in solar cells by designed anchoring groups Journal of Molecular Structure 1196 444 454
  6. Holliman, P., Connell, A., Davies, M., Carnie, M., Bryant, D., Jones, E. Low temperature sintering of aqueous TiO2 colloids for flexible, co-sensitized dye-sensitized solar cells Materials Letters 236 289 291
  7. Charles, R., Davies, M., Douglas, P., Hallin, I., Mabbett, I. Sustainable energy storage for solar home systems in rural Sub-Saharan Africa – A comparative examination of lifecycle aspects of battery technologies for circular economy, with emphasis on the South African context Energy 166 1207 1215
  8. McFarlane, T., De Castro, C., Holliman, P., Davies, M. Improving the light harvesting and colour range of methyl ammonium lead tri-bromide (MAPbBr3) perovskite solar cells through co-sensitisation with organic dyes Chemical Communications
  9. Shivaji, K., Mani, S., Ponmurugan, P., De Castro, C., Lloyd Davies, M., Balasubramanian, M., Pitchaimuthu, S., Davies, M. Green-Synthesis-Derived CdS Quantum Dots Using Tea Leaf Extract: Antimicrobial, Bioimaging, and Therapeutic Applications in Lung Cancer Cells ACS Applied Nano Materials 1 4 1683 1693
  10. Jain, S., Phuyal, D., Davies, M., Li, M., Philippe, B., De Castro, C., Qiu, Z., Kim, J., Watson, T., Tsoi, W., Karis, O., Rensmo, H., Boschloo, G., Edvinsson, T., Durrant, J., Tsoi, W. An effective approach of vapour assisted morphological tailoring for reducing metal defect sites in lead-free, (CH 3 NH 3 ) 3 Bi 2 I 9 bismuth-based perovskite solar cells for improved performance and long-term stability Nano Energy 49 614 624
  11. De Castro, C., Dimitrov, S., Burrows, H., Douglas, P., Davies, M., Davies, M., De Castro, C. Photoinduced charge transfer: from photography to solar energy Science Progress 100 2 212 230
  12. Speller, E., McGettrick, J., Rice, B., Telford, A., Lee, H., Tan, C., De Castro, C., Davies, M., Watson, T., Nelson, J., Durrant, J., Li, Z., Tsoi, W., Tsoi, W. Impact of Aggregation on the Photochemistry of Fullerene Films: Correlating Stability to Triplet Exciton Kinetics ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9 27 22739 22747
  13. Abdalhadi, S., Connell, A., Zhang, X., Wiles, A., Davies, M., Holliman, P., Cooke, G., Davies, M., Holliman, P. Convenient synthesis of EDOT-based dyes by CH-activation and their application as dyes in dye-sensitized solar cells Journal of Materials Chemistry A 4 40 15655 15661
  14. Troughton, J., Carnie, M., Davies, M., Charbonneau, C., Jewell, E., Worsley, D., Watson, T. Photonic flash-annealing of lead halide perovskite solar cells in 1 ms J. Mater. Chem. A 4 9 3471 3476
  15. Charbonneau, C., Tanner, T., Davies, M., Watson, T., Worsley, D. Effect of TiO2 Photoanode Porosity on Dye Diffusion Kinetics and Performance of Standard Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Journal of Nanomaterials 2016
  16. Ombaka, L., Ndungu, P., Omondi, B., McGettrick, J., Davies, M., Nyamori, V., Davies, M., McGettrick, J. A facile approach towards increasing the nitrogen-content in nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes via halogenated catalysts Journal of Solid State Chemistry 235 202 211
  17. Jones, E., Holliman, P., Connell, A., Davies, M., Baker, J., Hobbs, R., Ghosh, S., Furnell, L., Anthony, R., Pleydell-Pearce, C. A novel dimethylformamide (DMF) free bar-cast method to deposit organolead perovskite thin films with improved stability Chemical Communications 52 23 4301 4304
  18. Connell, A., Holliman, P., Jones, E., Ghosh, S., Furnell, L., Hobbs, R., Davies, M., Davies, M., Holliman, P. Surface interactions of half-squaraine dyes in dye-sensitized solar cells Materials Research Innovations 10 7 494 496
  19. Connell, A., Holliman, P., Jones, E., Furnell, L., Kershaw, C., Davies, M., Gwenin, C., Pitak, M., Coles, S., Cooke, G. Multiple linker half-squarylium dyes for dye-sensitized solar cells; are two linkers better than one? Journal of Materials Chemistry A 3 6 2883 2894
  20. Charbonneau, C., Holliman, P., Davies, M., Watson, T., Worsley, D. Facile self-assembly and stabilization of metal oxide nanoparticles Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 442 110 119
  21. Troughton, J., Charbonneau, C., Carnie, M., Davies, M., Worsley, D., Watson, T., Charbonneau, C. Rapid processing of perovskite solar cells in under 2.5 seconds J. Mater. Chem. A 3 17 9123 9127
  22. Holliman, P., Jones, E., Connell, A., Furnell, L., Davies, M., Davies, M., Holliman, P. Photovoltaic product form and importance of colour Materials Research Innovations 18 7 486 489
  23. Holliman, P., Jones, E., Connell, A., Mohsen, M., Al-Salihi, K., Davies, M., Davies, M., Holliman, P. Factors leading to low cost dye sensitised solar cells with ‘go faster’ stripes Materials Research Innovations 18 2 91 94
  24. Davies, M., Douglas, P., Burrows, H., Martincigh, B., Miguel, M., Scherf, U., Mallavia, R., Douglas, A. In Depth Analysis of the Quenching of Three Fluorene–Phenylene-Based Cationic Conjugated Polyelectrolytes by DNA and DNA Bases The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 118 2 460 469
  25. Williams, A., Holliman, P., Carnie, M., Davies, M., Worsley, D., Watson, T. Perovskite Processing for Photovoltaics: a Spectro-Thermal Evaluation J. Mater. Chem. A
  26. Carnie, M., Charbonneau, C., Davies, M., Regan, B., Worsley, D., Watson, T. Performance enhancement of solution processed perovskite solar cells incorporating functionalized silica nanoparticles J. Mater. Chem. A 2 40 17077 17084
  27. Davies, M., Watson, T., Holliman, P., Connell, A., Worsley, D. In situ monitoring and optimization of room temperature ultra-fast sensitization for dye-sensitized solar cells Chem. Commun. 50 83 12512 12514
  28. Davies, M., Carnie, M., Holliman, P., Connell, A., Douglas, P., Watson, T., Charbonneau, C., Troughton, J., Worsley, D., Douglas, P., Worsley, D., Watson, T., Davies, M., Carnie, M., Charbonneau, C., Holliman, P. Compositions, colours and efficiencies of organic–inorganic lead iodide/bromide perovskites for solar cells Materials Research Innovations 18 7 482 485
  29. Holliman, P., Al-Salihi, K., Connell, A., Davies, M., Jones, E., Worsley, D. Development of selective, ultra-fast multiple co-sensitization to control dye loading in dye-sensitized solar cells RSC Advances 4 5 2515 2522
  30. Connell, A., Holliman, P., Davies, M., Gwenin, C., Weiss, S., Pitak, M., Horton, P., Coles, S., Cooke, G., Worsley, D. A study of dye anchoring points in half-squarylium dyes for dye-sensitized solar cells J. Mater. Chem. A 2 11 4055 4066
  31. Bryant, D., Greenwood, P., Troughton, J., Wijdekop, M., Carnie, M., Davies, M., Wojciechowski, K., Snaith, H., Watson, T., Worsley, D., Carnie, M. A Transparent Conductive Adhesive Laminate Electrode for High-Efficiency Organic-Inorganic Lead Halide Perovskite Solar Cells Advanced Materials 26 44 7499 7504
  32. Holliman, P., Muslem, D., Jones, E., Connell, A., Davies, M., Charbonneau, C., Carnie, M., Worsley, D. Low temperature sintering of binder-containing TiO2/metal peroxide pastes for dye-sensitized solar cells J. Mater. Chem. A 2 29 11134 11143
  33. Barrioz, V., Hodgson, S., Holliman, P., Connell, A., Kartopu, G., Clayton, A., Irvine, S., Monir, S., Davies, M. Study of optical losses in mechanically stacked dye-sensitized/CdTe tandem solar cells MRS Proceedings 1538 221 226
  34. Carnie, M., Charbonneau, C., Barnes, P., Davies, M., Mabbett, I., Watson, T., O'Regan, B., Worsley, D. Ultra-fast sintered TiO2 films in dye-sensitized solar cells: phase variation, electron transport and recombination Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1 6 2225 2230
  35. Carnie, M., Charbonneau, C., Davies, M., Troughton, J., Watson, T., Wojciechowski, K., Snaith, H., Worsley, D. A one-step low temperature processing route for organolead halide perovskite solar cells Chemical Communications 49 72 7893
  36. Carnie, M., Charbonneau, C., Davies, M., Mabbett, I., Watson, T., Worsley, D. TiO2 Film Morphology, Electron Transport and Electron Lifetime in Ultra-fast Sintered Dye-sensitized Solar Cells MRS Proceedings 1493
  37. Holliman, P., Mohsen, M., Connell, A., Davies, M., Al-Salihi, K., Pitak, M., Tizzard, G., Coles, S., Harrington, R., Clegg, W., Serpa, C., Fontes, O., Charbonneau, C., Carnie, M. Ultra-fast co-sensitization and tri-sensitization of dye-sensitized solar cells with N719, SQ1 and triarylamine dyes Journal of Materials Chemistry 22 26 13318
  38. Douglas, P., Davies, M. Effect of Aggregation on the Photophysical Properties of Three Fluorene–Phenylene-Based Cationic Conjugated Polyelectrolytes The Journal of Physical Chemistry B
  39. Holliman, P., Davies, M., Connell, A., Velasco, B., Watson, T. Ultra-fast dye sensitisation and co-sensitisation for dye sensitized solar cells Chemical Communications 46 38 7256 7258
  40. Douglas, P., Davies, M. Synthesis, spectroscopy, photophysics and thermal behaviour of stilbene-based triarylamines with dehydroabietic acid methyl ester moieties New Journal of Chemistry
  41. Douglas, P., Davies, M. Do DNA and Guanine Quench Fluorescence of Conjugated Cationic Polymers by Induced Aggregation? Portugaliae Electrochimica Acta
  42. Davies, M., Burrows, H., Cheng, S., Morán, M., Miguel, M., Douglas, P. Cationic Fluorene-Based Conjugated Polyelectrolytes Induce Compaction and Bridging in DNA Biomacromolecules 10 11 2987 2997

Books

  1. Holliman, P., Connell, A., Davies, M., Carnie, M., Watson, T., Davies, M., Carnie, M. Functional Materials for Sustainable Energy Applications

Book Chapters

  1. Davies, M., Douglas, P., Evans, R., Burrows, H. Photochemical Materials: Absorbers, Emitters, Displays, Sensitisers, Acceptors, Traps and Photochromics (Ed.), Applied Photochemistry 149 216 Springer, Dordrecht

Conference Contributions

  1. Charles, R., Davies, M., Douglas, P. Third generation photovoltaics — Early intervention for circular economy and a sustainable future Electronics goes green 1 8