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Soot-in-oil 3D volume reconstruction through the use of electron tomography: an introductory study (2015)
Journal Article
La Rocca, A., Campbell, J., Fay, M., & Orhan, O. (2016). Soot-in-oil 3D volume reconstruction through the use of electron tomography: an introductory study. Tribology Letters, 61(1), doi:10.1007/s11249-015-0625-z

Understanding soot nanoparticle interaction with oil additives and the causes of soot-induced thickening would assist in lubricant formulation, prolonging engine life and improving engine efficiency. Three-dimensional measurement of soot structures i... Read More about Soot-in-oil 3D volume reconstruction through the use of electron tomography: an introductory study.

The allotropic transformation of polycrystalline cubic boron nitride structures resulting from the thermal effects of pulsed laser ablation (2015)
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Axinte, D. A., Butler-Smith, P. W., Pacella, M., Pacella, M., Fay, M. W., Butler-Smith, P. W., & Axinte, D. A. (2015). The allotropic transformation of polycrystalline cubic boron nitride structures resulting from the thermal effects of pulsed laser ablation. Diamond and Related Materials, 59, 62-68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diamond.2015.09.009

© 2015 Published by Elsevier B.V. Cubic boron nitride, being only second to diamond for its hardness and possessing superior thermal stability is suitable for a wide range of applications. In particular, the versatility of this material and its polyc... Read More about The allotropic transformation of polycrystalline cubic boron nitride structures resulting from the thermal effects of pulsed laser ablation.

Ligand-Induced Control of Photoconductive Gain and Doping in a Hybrid Graphene-Quantum Dot Transistor (2015)
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Turyanska, L., Makarovsky, O., Svatek, S. A., Beton, P. H., Mellor, C. J., Patanè, A., …Wilson, N. R. (2015). Ligand-Induced Control of Photoconductive Gain and Doping in a Hybrid Graphene-Quantum Dot Transistor. Advanced Electronic Materials, 1(7), 1500062. https://doi.org/10.1002/aelm.201500062

In graphene devices decorated with a layer of near-infrared colloidal PbS quantum dots (QDs), the choice of the QD capping ligands and the integrity of the QD layer have a strong influence on the doping, carrier mobility, and photoresponse. By using... Read More about Ligand-Induced Control of Photoconductive Gain and Doping in a Hybrid Graphene-Quantum Dot Transistor.

Electron spin coherence near room temperature in magnetic quantum dots (2015)
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Moro, F., Turyanska, L., Wilman, J., Fielding, A. J., Fay, M. W., Granwehr, J., & Patanè, A. (2015). Electron spin coherence near room temperature in magnetic quantum dots. Scientific Reports, 5, https://doi.org/10.1038/srep10855

We report on an example of confined magnetic ions with long spin coherence near room temperature. This was achieved by confining single Mn 2+ spins in colloidal semiconductor quantum dots (QDs) and by dispersing the QDs in a proton-spin free matrix.... Read More about Electron spin coherence near room temperature in magnetic quantum dots.

Mid-infrared photoluminescence in small core fiber of praseodymium-ion doped selenide-based chalcogenide glass (2015)
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Tang, Z., Furniss, D., Fay, M., Sakr, H., Sójka, L., Neate, N., …Seddon, A. B. (2015). Mid-infrared photoluminescence in small core fiber of praseodymium-ion doped selenide-based chalcogenide glass. Optical Materials Express, 5(4), 870-886. doi:10.1364/OME.5.000870

Rare earth (RE)-ion doped chalcogenide glasses are attractive for mid-infrared (MIR) fiber lasers for operation >4 μm. Our prior modeling suggests that praseodymium (Pr) is a suitable RE-ion dopant for realizing a selenide-based, chalcogenide-glass,... Read More about Mid-infrared photoluminescence in small core fiber of praseodymium-ion doped selenide-based chalcogenide glass.

Characterisation of soot in oil from a gasoline direct injection engine using Transmission Electron Microscopy (2015)
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La Rocca, A., Bonatesta, F., Fay, M., & Campanella, F. (2015). Characterisation of soot in oil from a gasoline direct injection engine using Transmission Electron Microscopy. Tribology International, 86, 77-84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2015.01.025

In this work, an investigation of soot-in-oil samples drawn from the oil sump of a gasoline direct injection (GDI) engine was carried out. Soot particulate was characterised in terms of size, distribution and shape of the agglomerates, and internal s... Read More about Characterisation of soot in oil from a gasoline direct injection engine using Transmission Electron Microscopy.

Biomaterial modification of urinary catheters with antimicrobials to give long-term broadspectrum antibiofilm activity (2015)
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Fisher, L. E., Hook, A. L., Ashraf, W., Yousef, A., Barrett, D. A., Scurr, D. J., …Bayston, R. (2015). Biomaterial modification of urinary catheters with antimicrobials to give long-term broadspectrum antibiofilm activity. Journal of Controlled Release, 202, 57-64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jconrel.2015.01.037

Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is the commonest hospital-acquired infection, accounting for over 100,000 hospital admissions within the USA annually. Biomaterials and processes intended to reduce the risk of bacterial colonizatio... Read More about Biomaterial modification of urinary catheters with antimicrobials to give long-term broadspectrum antibiofilm activity.


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