Materials Chemistry

Key Publications

K.L. Morris, L. Chen, J. Raeburn, O.R. Sellick, P. Cotanda, A. Paul, P.C. Griffiths, S.M. King, R.K. O'Reilly, L.C Serpell and D.J. Adams (2013) Chemically Programmed Self-Sorting of Gelator Networks. Nature Communications 4, 1480. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2499

F. Blanc, L. Sperrin, D. A. Jefferson, S. Pawsey, M. Rosay, C. P. Grey (2013) Dynamic nuclear polarization enhanced natural abundance 17O spectroscopy. J. Am. Chem. Soc.  vol 135  pp 2975-2978. DOI: 10.1021/ja4004377

Matthew S. Dyer, Christopher Collins, Darren Hodgeman, Philip A. Chater, Antoine Demont, Simon Romani, Ruth Sayers, Michael F. Thomas, John B. Claridge, George R. Darling, Matthew J. Rosseinsky (2013) Computationally-assisted Identification of Functional Inorganic Materials. Science Vol 340 no 6134 pp 847-852. DOI: 10.1126/science.1226558

Akbulatov Sergey, Tian Yancong and Boulatov Roman (2012) Force-Reactivity Property of a Single Monomer Is Sufficient To Predict the Micromechanical Behavior of Its Polymer. J. Am. Chem. Soc. vol 134  pp 7620-7623. DOI: 10.1021/ja301928d

Li Man-Rong, Adem Umut, McMitchell Sean R C, Xu Zhongling, Thomas Chris I, Warren John E, Giap Duong V, Niu Hongjun, Wan Xinming, Palgrave Robert G, Schiffmann Florian, Cora Furio, Slater Ben, Burnett Tim L, Cain Markys G, Abakumov Artem M, van Tendeloo Gustaaf, Thomas Michael F, Rosseinsky Matthew J and Claridge John B (2012) A Polar Corundum Oxide Displaying Weak Ferromagnetism at Room Temperature. J. Am. Chem. Soc. vol 134  pp 3737-3747. DOI: 10.1021/ja208395z

Tamoghna Mitra, Kim E. Jelfs, Marc Schmidtmann, Adham Ahmed, Samantha Y. Chong, Dave J. Adams, Andrew I. Cooper (2013) Molecular Shape Sorting using Molecular Organic Cages. Nature Chemistry 5, pp 276–281. DOI: 10.1038/nchem.1550

Dyer MS, Darling GR, Claridge JB and Rosseinsky MJ (2012) Chemical Bonding and Atomic Structure in Y2O3:ZrO2SrTiO3 Layered Heterostructures. Angewandte Chemie International Edition vol 51 issue 14 pp 3418-3422

T. Hasell, S.Y. Chong, K.E. Jelfs, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper (2012) ‘Porous organic cage nanocrystals by solution mixing’.J. Am. Chem. Society vol 134, pp 588-598

T. O. McDonald, P. Martin, J. P. Patterson, D. Smith, M. Giardiello, M. Marcello, V. See, R.l K. O’Reilly, A. Owen, and S. Rannard. (2012) ‘Multi-component Organic Nanoparticles for Fluorescence Studies in Biological Systems’. Advanced Functional Materials,

S. Jiang, J.T.A. Jones, T. Hasell, C.E. Blythe, D.J. Adams, A. Trewin and A.I. Cooper (2011) Porous organic molecular solids by dynamic covalent scrambling. Nature Communications vol 2  pp 1207/1-1207/7. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1207

F. Blanc, D. S. Middlemiss, Z. Gan, C. P. Grey (2011) Defects in doped LaGaO3 anionic conductors: linking NMR spectral features, local environments and defect thermodynamics.. J. Am. Chem. Soc. vol 133 issue 44 pp 17662-17672. DOI: 10.1021/ja2053557

Clark JH, Dyer MS, Palgrave RG, Ireland CP, Darwent JR, Claridge JB and Rosseinsky MJ (2011) Visible light photo-oxidation of model pollutants using CaCu3Ti4O12: An experimental and theoretical study of optical properties, electronic structure and selectivity. Journal of the American Chemical Society vol 133 issue 4 pp 1016-1032

J.T.A. Jones, T. Hasell, X. Wu, J. Bacsa, K.E. Jelfs, M. Schmidtmann, S.Y. Chong, D.J. Adams, A. Trewin, F. Schiffmann, F. Cora, B. Slater, A. Steiner, G.M. Day and A.I. Cooper (2011) Modular and predictable assembly of porous organic molecular crystals. Nature vol 474  pp 367-371. DOI: 10.1038/nature10125

Ahmed A, Clowes R, Myers P and Zhang H (2011) Hierarchically porous silica monoliths with tuneable morphology, porosity, and mechanical stability. Journal of Materials Chemistry vol 21 pp 5753-5763

L. Scullion, T. Doneux, L. Bouffier, D. G. Fernig, S. J. Higgins, D. Bethell and R. J. Nichols, (2011) Large Conductance Changes in Peptide Single Molecule Junctions Controlled by pH.  Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol 115, pp 8361-8.

T. A. Jones, D. Holden, T. Mitra, T. Hasell, D. J. Adams, K. E. Jelfs, A. Trewin, D. J. Willock, G. M. Day, J. Bacsa, A. Steiner, A I. Cooper (2011) On-Off Porosity Switching in a Molecular Organic Solid. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. vol 50 pp 749-753

King P J, Werner M, Chalker P R, Jones A C, Aspinall H C, Basca J, Wrench J S, Black K, Davies H O and Heys P N (2011) Effect of deposition temperature on the properties of CeO2 films grown by atomic layer deposition. Thin Solid Films vol 519 issue 13 pp 4192-4195

Borisova D, Mohwald H and Shchukin D G (2011) Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Active Corrosion Protection. ACS Nano vol 5 issue 3 pp 1939-1946. DOI: 10.1021/nn102871v

J. Bacsa, F. Hanke, S. Hindley, R. Odrera, G. R. Darling, A. C. Jones, A. Steiner (2011) The Solid-State Structures of Dimethylzinc and Diethylzinc. Angewandte Chemie (International Edition) vol 50  pp 11685-11687. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201105099

A.Y. Ganin, Y. Takabayashi, P. Jeglič, D. Arčon, A. Potočnik, P. J. Baker, Y. Ohishi, M.T. McDonald, M.D. Tzirakis, A. McLennan, G.R. Darling, M. Takata, M.J. Rosseinsky, K. Prassides (2010) Polymorphism control of superconductivity and magnetism in Cs3C60 close to the Mott transition. Nature vol 466  pp 221-225. DOI: 10.1038/nature09120

Goulding H V, Hulse S E, Clegg W, Harrington R W, Playford H Y, Walton R I and Fogg A M (2010) Yb3O(OH)6Cl× 2H2O: An Anion-Exchangeable Hydroxide with a Cationic Inorganic Framework Structure. Journal of the American Chemical Society vol 132 issue 39 pp 13618-13620

Coronado E, Marti-Gastaldo C, Navarro-Moratalla E, Ribera A, Blundell S J and Baker P J (2010) Coexistence of superconductivity and magnetism by chemical design. Nature Chemistry vol 2 issue 12 pp 1031-1036. DOI: 10.1038/nchem.898

Rabone J, Yue Y F, Chong S Y, Stylianou K C, Bacsa J, Bradshaw D, Darling G R, Berry N G, Khimyak Y Z, Ganin A Y, Wiper P, Claridge J B and Rosseinsky M J (2010) An Adaptable Peptide-Based Porous Material. Science vol 329 issue 5995 pp 1053-1057. DOI: 10.1126/science.1190672

Han Y S, Shchukin D, Yang J, Simon C R, Fuchs H and Mohwald H (2010) Biocompatible Protein Nanocontainers for Controlled Drugs Release. Acs Nano vol 4 issue 5 pp 2838-2844. DOI: 10.1021/nn100307j

Yang Qing-Zheng, Huang Zhen, Kucharski Timothy J, Khvostichenko Daria, Chen Joseph and Boulatov Roman (2009) A molecular force probe. Nat. Nanotechnol. vol 4  pp 302-306. DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2009.55

Leary E, Hobenreich H, Higgins S J, van Zalinge H, Haiss W, Nichols R J, Finch C M, Grace I, Lambert C J, McGrath R and Smerdon J (2009) Single-Molecule Solvation-Shell Sensing. Physical Review Letters vol 102 issue 8. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.086801

J.V.M. Weaver, S.P. Rannard and A.I. Cooper (2009) Polymer-mediated hierarchical and reversible emulsion droplet assembly. Angewandte Chemie Vol 48Issue 12, pp 2131–2134,. DOI: 10.1002/anie.200805448

Chalker PR, Werner M, Romani S, Potter RJ, Black K, Aspinall HC, Jones AC, Zhao CZ, Taylor S, Heys PN (2008) Permittivity enhancement of hafnium dioxide high-kappa films by cerium doping. Applied Physics Letters vol 93 issue 18. DOI: 10.1063/1.3023059

Black K, Aspinall HC, Jones AC, Przybylak K, Bacsa J, Chalker PR, Taylor S, Zhao CZ, Elliot SD, Zydor A and Heys PN (2008) Deposition of ZrO2 and HfO2 thin films by liquid injection MOCVD and ALD using ansa-metallocene zirconium and hafnium precursors. Journal of Materials Chemistry 18, 4561-4571. DOI: 10.1039/b807205a

McIntyre Laura J, Jackson Lauren K and Fogg Andrew M (2008) Ln2(OH)5NO3.xH2O (Ln = Y, Gd-Lu): A Novel Family of Anion Exchange Intercalation Hosts. Chemistry of Materials vol 20 issue 1 pp 335-340. DOI: 10.1021/cm7019284

AlDamen M A, Clemente-Juan J M, Coronado E, Marti-Gastaldo C and Gaita-Arino A (2008) Mononuclear lanthanide single-molecule magnets based on polyoxometalates. Journal of the American Chemical Society vol 130 issue 28 pp 8874-8875. DOI: 10.1021/ja801659m

Zhang H, Wang D, Butler R, Campbell NL, Long J, Tan B, Duncalf DJ, Foster AJ, Hopkinson A, Taylor D, Angus D, Cooper AI, Rannard SP (2008) Formation and enhanced biocidal activity of water-dispersable organic nanoparticles. Nature Nanotechnology vol 3  pp 506-511. DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2008.188

Zhang H, Lee J-Y, Ahmed A, Hussain I, Cooper AI (2008) Freeze-Align and Heat-Fuse: Microwires and Networks from Nanoparticles Suspensions. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. vol 47  pp 4573-4576. DOI: 10.1002/anie.200705512