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Dr Colin Crick

Lecturer Chemistry

Publications

Selected Publications

  1. Evaluating the resilience of superhydrophobic materials using the slip-length concept (Journal article - 2018)
  2. On-Demand Surface- and Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Using Dielectrophoretic Trapping and Nanopore Sensing (Journal article - 2016)
  3. Robust self-cleaning surfaces that function when exposed to either air or oil (Journal article - 2015)
  4. Advanced analysis of nanoparticle composites - a means toward increasing the efficiency of functional materials (Journal article - 2014)
  5. Relationship between surface hydrophobicity and water bounces - a dynamic method for accessing surface hydrophobicity (Journal article - 2013)

2019

Highly rough surface coatings via the ambient temperature deposition of thermosetting polymers (Journal article)

Mehanna, Y. A., Upton, R. L., & Crick, C. R. (2019). Highly rough surface coatings via the ambient temperature deposition of thermosetting polymers. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, 7(13), 7333-7337. doi:10.1039/c9ta01379b

DOI: 10.1039/c9ta01379b

2018

Evaluating the resilience of superhydrophobic materials using the slip-length concept (Journal article)

Xu, H., Crick, C. R., & Poole, R. (2018). Evaluating the resilience of superhydrophobic materials using the slip-length concept. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 6, 4458-4465. doi:10.1039/C7TA10510J

DOI: 10.1039/C7TA10510J

Covalently Attached Antimicrobial Surfaces Using BODIPY: Improving Efficiency and Effectiveness (Journal article)

Peveler, W. J., Noimark, S., Al-Azawi, H., Hwang, G. B., Crick, C. R., Allan, E., . . . Parkin, I. P. (2018). Covalently Attached Antimicrobial Surfaces Using BODIPY: Improving Efficiency and Effectiveness. ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 10(1), 98-104. doi:10.1021/acsami.7b13273

DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b13273

2017

Low-noise Plasmonic Nanopore Biosensors for Single Molecule Detection at Elevated Temperatures (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., Albella, P., Kim, H. -J., Ivanov, A. P., Kim, K. -B., Maier, S. A., & Edel, J. B. (2017). Low-Noise Plasmonic Nanopore Biosensors for Single Molecule Detection at Elevated Temperatures. ACS PHOTONICS, 4(11), 2835-2842. doi:10.1021/acsphotonics.7b00825

DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.7b00825

Engineering functional polymer coatings through the modification of morphology and surface chemistry (Conference Paper)

Crick, C. (2017). Engineering functional polymer coatings through the modification of morphology and surface chemistry. In ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY Vol. 254. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Low Noise Nanopore Platforms Optimised for the Synchronised Optical and Electrical Detection of Biomolecules (Chapter)

Pitchford, W. H., Crick, C. R., Kim, H. J., Ivanov, A. P., Kim, H. M., Yu, J. S., . . . Edel, J. B. (2017). Low Noise Nanopore Platforms Optimised for the Synchronised Optical and Electrical Detection of Biomolecules. In RSC Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Vol. 2017-January, pp. 270-300). doi:10.1039/9781849735230-00270

DOI: 10.1039/9781849735230-00270

2016

On-Demand Surface- and Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Using Dielectrophoretic Trapping and Nanopore Sensing (Journal article)

Freedman, K. J., Crick, C. R., Albella, P., Barik, A., Ivanov, A. P., Maier, S. A., . . . Edel, J. B. (2016). On-Demand Surface- and Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Using Dielectrophoretic Trapping and Nanopore Sensing. ACS PHOTONICS, 3(6), 1036-1044. doi:10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00119

DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00119

Ambipolar Transport in Solution-Synthesized Graphene Nanoribbons (Journal article)

Gao, J., Uribe-Romo, F. J., Saathoff, J. D., Arslan, H., Crick, C. R., Hein, S. J., . . . Loo, Y. -L. (2016). Ambipolar Transport in Solution-Synthesized Graphene Nanoribbons. ACS NANO, 10(4), 4847-4856. doi:10.1021/acsnano.6b00643

DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b00643

Self-Assembled Spherical Supercluster Metamaterials from Nanoscale Building Blocks (Journal article)

Turek, V. A., Francescato, Y., Cadinu, P., Crick, C. R., Elliott, L., Chen, Y., . . . Edel, J. B. (2016). Self-Assembled Spherical Supercluster Metamaterials from Nanoscale Building Blocks. ACS PHOTONICS, 3(1), 35-42. doi:10.1021/acsphotonics.5b00408

DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.5b00408

Advanced Compositional Analysis of Nanoparticle-polymer Composites Using Direct Fluorescence Imaging (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., Noimark, S., Peveler, W. J., Bear, J. C., Ivanov, A. P., Edel, J. B., & Parkin, I. P. (2016). Advanced Compositional Analysis of Nanoparticle-polymer Composites Using Direct Fluorescence Imaging. JOVE-JOURNAL OF VISUALIZED EXPERIMENTS, (113). doi:10.3791/54178

DOI: 10.3791/54178

Copper-based water repellent and antibacterial coatings by aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition (Journal article)

Ozkan, E., Crick, C. C., Taylor, A., Allan, E., & Parkin, I. P. (2016). Copper-based water repellent and antibacterial coatings by aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition. CHEMICAL SCIENCE, 7(8), 5126-5131. doi:10.1039/c6sc01150k

DOI: 10.1039/c6sc01150k

2015

Fabrication of optimized oil-water separation devices through the targeted treatment of silica meshes (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., Ozkan, F. T., & Parkin, I. P. (2015). Fabrication of optimized oil-water separation devices through the targeted treatment of silica meshes. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF ADVANCED MATERIALS, 16(5). doi:10.1088/1468-6996/16/5/055006

DOI: 10.1088/1468-6996/16/5/055006

Selectively Sized Graphene-Based Nanopores for in Situ Single Molecule Sensing (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., Sze, J. Y. Y., Rosillo-Lopez, M., Salzmann, C. G., & Edel, J. B. (2015). Selectively Sized Graphene-Based Nanopores for in Situ Single Molecule Sensing. ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 7(32), 18188-18194. doi:10.1021/acsami.5b06212

DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b06212

Robust self-cleaning surfaces that function when exposed to either air or oil (Journal article)

Lu, Y., Sathasivam, S., Song, J., Crick, C. R., Carmalt, C. J., & Parkin, I. P. (2015). Robust self-cleaning surfaces that function when exposed to either air or oil. SCIENCE, 347(6226), 1132-1135. doi:10.1126/science.aaa0946

DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa0946

A physicochemical investigation of ionic liquid mixtures (Journal article)

Clough, M. T., Crick, C. R., Grasvik, J., Hunt, P. A., Niedermeyer, H., Welton, T., & Whitaker, O. P. (2015). A physicochemical investigation of ionic liquid mixtures. CHEMICAL SCIENCE, 6(2), 1101-1114. doi:10.1039/c4sc02931c

DOI: 10.1039/c4sc02931c

Precise Attoliter Temperature Control of Nanopore Sensors Using a Nanoplasmonic Bullseye (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., Albella, P., Ng, B., Ivanov, A. P., Roschuk, T., Cecchini, M. P., . . . Edel, J. B. (2015). Precise Attoliter Temperature Control of Nanopore Sensors Using a Nanoplasmonic Bullseye. NANO LETTERS, 15(1), 553-559. doi:10.1021/nl504536j

DOI: 10.1021/nl504536j

2014

Superhydrophobic silica wool-a facile route to separating oil and hydrophobic solvents from water (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., Bhachu, D. S., & Parkin, I. P. (2014). Superhydrophobic silica wool-a facile route to separating oil and hydrophobic solvents from water. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF ADVANCED MATERIALS, 15(6). doi:10.1088/1468-6996/15/6/065003

DOI: 10.1088/1468-6996/15/6/065003

Advanced analysis of nanoparticle composites - a means toward increasing the efficiency of functional materials (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., Noimark, S., Peveler, W. J., Bear, J. C., Ivanov, A. P., Edel, J. B., & Parkin, I. P. (2015). Advanced analysis of nanoparticle composites - a means toward increasing the efficiency of functional materials. RSC ADVANCES, 5(66), 53789-53795. doi:10.1039/c5ra08788k

DOI: 10.1039/c5ra08788k

2013

Superhydrophobic Surfaces as an On-Chip Microfluidic Toolkit for Total Droplet Control (Journal article)

Draper, M. C., Crick, C. R., Orlickaite, V., Turek, V. A., Parkin, I. P., & Edel, J. B. (2013). Superhydrophobic Surfaces as an On-Chip Microfluidic Toolkit for Total Droplet Control. ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, 85(11), 5405-5410. doi:10.1021/ac303786s

DOI: 10.1021/ac303786s

Superhydrophobic polymer-coated copper-mesh; membranes for highly efficient oil-water separation (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., Gibbins, J. A., & Parkin, I. P. (2013). Superhydrophobic polymer-coated copper-mesh; membranes for highly efficient oil-water separation. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, 1(19), 5943-5948. doi:10.1039/c3ta10636e

DOI: 10.1039/c3ta10636e

A general method for the incorporation of nanoparticles into superhydrophobic films by aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., Bear, J. C., Southern, P., & Parkin, I. P. (2013). A general method for the incorporation of nanoparticles into superhydrophobic films by aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, 1(13), 4336-4344. doi:10.1039/c3ta01629c

DOI: 10.1039/c3ta01629c

Relationship between surface hydrophobicity and water bounces - a dynamic method for accessing surface hydrophobicity (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., & Parkin, I. P. (2013). Relationship between surface hydrophobicity and water bounces - a dynamic method for accessing surface hydrophobicity. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, 1(3), 799-804. doi:10.1039/c2ta00880g

DOI: 10.1039/c2ta00880g

2012

Superhydrophobic Photocatalytic Surfaces through Direct Incorporation of Titania Nanoparticles into a Polymer Matrix by Aerosol Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., Bear, J. C., Kafizas, A., & Parkin, I. P. (2012). Superhydrophobic Photocatalytic Surfaces through Direct Incorporation of Titania Nanoparticles into a Polymer Matrix by Aerosol Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition. ADVANCED MATERIALS, 24(26), 3505-3508. doi:10.1002/adma.201201239

DOI: 10.1002/adma.201201239

2011

Water droplet bouncing-a definition for superhydrophobic surfaces (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., & Parkin, I. P. (2011). Water droplet bouncing-a definition for superhydrophobic surfaces. CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, 47(44), 12059-12061. doi:10.1039/c1cc14749h

DOI: 10.1039/c1cc14749h

CVD of copper and copper oxide thin films via the in situ reduction of copper (II) nitrate-a route to conformal superhydrophobic coatings (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., & Parkin, I. P. (2011). CVD of copper and copper oxide thin films via the in situ reduction of copper (II) nitrate-a route to conformal superhydrophobic coatings. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY, 21(38), 14712-14716. doi:10.1039/c1jm11955a

DOI: 10.1039/c1jm11955a

Aerosol Assisted Depositions of Polymers Using an Atomiser Delivery System (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., Clausen-Thue, V., & Parkin, I. P. (2011). Aerosol Assisted Depositions of Polymers Using an Atomiser Delivery System. JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY, 11(9), 8358-8362. doi:10.1166/jnn.2011.5056

DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2011.5056

Superhydrophobic silica films on glass formed by hydrolysis of an acidic aerosol of tetraethylorthosilicate (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., & Parkin, I. P. (2011). Superhydrophobic silica films on glass formed by hydrolysis of an acidic aerosol of tetraethylorthosilicate. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY, 21(25), 9362-9366. doi:10.1039/c1jm10825e

DOI: 10.1039/c1jm10825e

An investigation into bacterial attachment to an elastomeric superhydrophobic surface prepared via aerosol assisted deposition (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., Ismail, S., Pratten, J., & Parkin, I. P. (2011). An investigation into bacterial attachment to an elastomeric superhydrophobic surface prepared via aerosol assisted deposition. THIN SOLID FILMS, 519(11), 3722-3727. doi:10.1016/j.tsf.2011.01.282

DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2011.01.282

Aerosol assisted deposition of melamine-formaldehyde resin: Hydrophobic thin films from a hydrophilic material (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., & Parkin, I. P. (2011). Aerosol assisted deposition of melamine-formaldehyde resin: Hydrophobic thin films from a hydrophilic material. THIN SOLID FILMS, 519(7), 2181-2186. doi:10.1016/j.tsf.2010.10.062

DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2010.10.062

2010

The combinatorial atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition (cAPCVD) of a gradating substitutional/interstitial N-doped anatase TiO2 thin-film; UVA and visible light photocatalytic activities (Journal article)

Kafizas, A., Crick, C., & Parkin, I. P. (2010). The combinatorial atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition (cAPCVD) of a gradating substitutional/interstitial N-doped anatase TiO2 thin-film; UVA and visible light photocatalytic activities. JOURNAL OF PHOTOCHEMISTRY AND PHOTOBIOLOGY A-CHEMISTRY, 216(2-3), 156-166. doi:10.1016/j.jphotochem.2010.06.034

DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2010.06.034

Superhydrophobic polymer films via aerosol assisted deposition - Taking a leaf out of nature's book (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., & Parkin, I. P. (2010). Superhydrophobic polymer films via aerosol assisted deposition - Taking a leaf out of nature's book. THIN SOLID FILMS, 518(15), 4328-4335. doi:10.1016/j.tsf.2010.02.040

DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2010.02.040

Preparation and Characterisation of Super-Hydrophobic Surfaces (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., & Parkin, I. P. (2010). Preparation and Characterisation of Super-Hydrophobic Surfaces. CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL, 16(12), 3568-3588. doi:10.1002/chem.200903335

DOI: 10.1002/chem.200903335

2009

A single step route to superhydrophobic surfaces through aerosol assisted deposition of rough polymer surfaces: duplicating the lotus effect (Journal article)

Crick, C. R., & Parkin, I. P. (2009). A single step route to superhydrophobic surfaces through aerosol assisted deposition of rough polymer surfaces: duplicating the lotus effect. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY, 19(8), 1074-1076. doi:10.1039/b820102c

DOI: 10.1039/b820102c