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Professor Simon Higgins

Professor Chemistry

    Research

    Research Grants

    Single-Molecule Plasmoelectronics

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    February 2016 - July 2019

    Mechanisms of single molecule conductance.

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    August 2005 - July 2008

    Ionising Radiation Detectors for Particle Physics Using Conjugate Polymer Diodes.

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    November 2000 - October 2002

    In-situ Electrochemical Fabrication of Single Molecule Spintronic Junctions

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    March 2010 - December 2013

    Amorphous Microporous Polymer Frameworks

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    July 2008 - June 2012

    Porphyrin Single Molecule Wires for Nanoelectrics

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    November 2006 - February 2010

    Supramolecular Nanorings for Exploring Quantum Interference

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    May 2015 - August 2018

    Carbon Based Electronics: A National Consortium.

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    October 2002 - November 2006

    Charge transfer in conjugated polymer films.

    ROYAL SOCIETY (CHARITABLE)

    June 2004 - September 2004

    Medium effects in single molecule electronics

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    December 2010 - November 2014

    Polymer TFT's for VLSI, neural and display circuits.

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    September 1998 - August 2001

    Novel Polythiophenes for Biosensing

    ROYAL SOCIETY (CHARITABLE)

    September 2006

    Electrochemically Gated Single Molecule FETs

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    May 2013 - August 2016

    Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Electrodes employing Electronically Conducting Polymers.

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    October 2002 - July 2003

    Modern Elemental Analysis Facilities at Liverpool.

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    October 2001 - February 2005

    Single-molecule photo-spintronics

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    December 2014 - March 2018

    New derivatives of PEDOT for electroanalytical biosensor applications.

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    October 2005 - March 2009

    NW Centre for Bio Array Innovation

    BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (BBSRC)

    November 2001 - December 2005

    Research Collaborations

    Prof. Colin Lambert

    External: The University of Lancaster

    Single molecule conductance research

    Single molecule electronics group

    Internal

    A group investigating the electrical properties of single molecules.

    Carbon Based Electronics

    Internal

    Conjugated polymer X-ray detectors on flexible substrates – a low cost receptor for medical X-ray digital imaging