Dr Simon Maher BEng, MSc, PhD

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) Electrical Engineering and Electronics

    Publications

    2020

    Accelerated nucleophilic substitution reactions of dansyl chloride with aniline under ambient conditions via dual-tip reactive paper spray (Journal article)

    Sarih, N. M., Romero-Perez, D., Bastani, B., Rauytanapanit, M., Boisdon, C., Praneenararat, T., . . . Maher, S. (2020). Accelerated nucleophilic substitution reactions of dansyl chloride with aniline under ambient conditions via dual-tip reactive paper spray. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 10(1). doi:10.1038/s41598-020-78133-4

    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-78133-4

    Accurately predicting electron beam deflections in fringing fields of a solenoid (Journal article)

    Baumgärtel, C., Smith, R. T., & Maher, S. (2020). Accurately predicting electron beam deflections in fringing fields of a solenoid. Scientific Reports, 10(1). doi:10.1038/s41598-020-67596-0

    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-67596-0

    Analysis of non-conjugated steroids in water using paper spray mass spectrometry (Journal article)

    Jjunju, F. P. M., Damon, D. E., Romero-Perez, D., Young, I. S., Ward, R. J., Marshall, A., . . . Badu-Tawiah, A. K. (2020). Analysis of non-conjugated steroids in water using paper spray mass spectrometry. Scientific Reports, 10(1). doi:10.1038/s41598-020-67484-7

    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-67484-7

    Flexible Drift Tube for High Resolution Ion Mobility Spectrometry (Flex-DT-IMS). (Journal article)

    Smith, B. L., Boisdon, C., Young, I. S., Praneenararat, T., Vilaivan, T., & Maher, S. (2020). Flexible Drift Tube for High Resolution Ion Mobility Spectrometry (Flex-DT-IMS).. Analytical chemistry. doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.0c01357

    DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.0c01357

    Furo[3,2-c]coumarin-derived Fe3+ Selective Fluorescence Sensor: Synthesis, Fluorescence Study and Application to Water Analysis (Journal article)

    Sarih, N. M., Ciupa, A., Moss, S., Myers, P., Slater, A. G., Abdullah, Z., . . . Maher, S. (2020). Furo[3,2-c]coumarin-derived Fe3+ Selective Fluorescence Sensor: Synthesis, Fluorescence Study and Application to Water Analysis. Scientific Reports, 10(1). doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63262-7

    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-63262-7

    2019

    Determining Surface Energy of Porous Substrates by Spray Ionization (Journal article)

    Damon, D. E., Maher, Y. S., Allen, D. M., Baker, J., Chang, B. S., Maher, S., . . . Badu-Tawiah, A. K. (2019). Determining Surface Energy of Porous Substrates by Spray Ionization. LANGMUIR, 35(43), 13853-13859. doi:10.1021/acs.langmuir.9b02419

    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.9b02419

    White Light Emission from a Simple Mixture of Fluorescent Organic Compounds (Journal article)

    Sarih, N. M., Myers, P., Slater, A., Slater, B., Abdullah, Z., AnuarTajuddin, H., & Maher, S. (2019). White Light Emission from a Simple Mixture of Fluorescent Organic Compounds. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-47847-5

    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-47847-5

    Rapid Scotch Whisky Analysis and Authentication using Desorption Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionisation Mass Spectrometry (Journal article)

    Smith, B. L., Hughes, D. M., Badu-Tawiah, A. K., Eccles, R., Goodall, I., & Maher, S. (2019). Rapid Scotch Whisky Analysis and Authentication using Desorption Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionisation Mass Spectrometry. Scientific Reports, 9. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-44456-0

    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-44456-0

    Rapid Detection of the Antibiotic Sulfamethazine in Pig Body Fluids by Paper Spray Mass Spectrometry (Journal article)

    Suraritdechachai, S., Charoenpakdee, C., Young, I., Maher, S., Vilaivan, T., & Praneenararat, T. (2019). Rapid Detection of the Antibiotic Sulfamethazine in Pig Body Fluids by Paper Spray Mass Spectrometry. JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD CHEMISTRY, 67(10), 3055-3061. doi:10.1021/acs.jafc.9b00500

    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.9b00500

    An extensive review of the extraction techniques and detection methods for the taste and odour compound geosmin (trans-1, 10-dimethyl-trans-9-decalol) in water (Journal article)

    Bristow, R. L., Young, I. S., Pemberton, A., Williams, J., & Maher, S. (2019). An extensive review of the extraction techniques and detection methods for the taste and odour compound geosmin (trans-1, 10-dimethyl-trans-9-decalol) in water. TRAC-TRENDS IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, 110, 233-248. doi:10.1016/j.trac.2018.10.032

    DOI: 10.1016/j.trac.2018.10.032

    2018

    Dried Blood Spheroids for Dry-State Room Temperature Stabilization of Microliter Blood Samples (Journal article)

    Maher, S., Damon, D. E., Yin, M., Allen, D. M., Maher, Y. S., Tanny, C. J., . . . Badu-Tawiah, A. K. (2018). Dried Blood Spheroids for Dry-State Room Temperature Stabilization of Microliter Blood Samples. Analytical Chemistry, 90(15), 9353-9358. doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.8b01962

    DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.8b01962

    2017

    50-Channel Charge Integrating Faraday Detector for Characterization of Ambient Ions (Journal article)

    Maher, S. (2017). 50-Channel Charge Integrating Faraday Detector for Characterization of Ambient Ions. Proceedings of IEEE Sensors. doi:10.1109/ICSENS.2017.8234331

    DOI: 10.1109/ICSENS.2017.8234331

    Investigating Electron Beam Deflections by a Long Straight Wire Carrying a Constant Current using Direct Action, Emission-based and Field Theory Approaches of Electrodynamics (Journal article)

    Maher, S. (2017). Investigating Electron Beam Deflections by a Long Straight Wire Carrying a Constant Current using Direct Action, Emission-based and Field Theory Approaches of Electrodynamics. Progress in Electromagnetics Research B.

    Portable fluorescent sensing array for monitoring heavy metals in water (Conference Paper)

    Maher, S. (2017). Portable fluorescent sensing array for monitoring heavy metals in water. In Proceedings of IEEE Sensors. doi:10.1109/ICSENS.2016.7808690

    DOI: 10.1109/ICSENS.2016.7808690

    Development of a Portable, Low Cost, Plasma Ionization Source Coupled to a Mass Spectrometer for Surface Analysis (Journal article)

    Smith, B. L., Jjunju, F. P. M., Taylor, S., Young, I. S., Maher, S., & IEEE. (2016). Development of a Portable, Low Cost, Plasma Ionization Source Coupled to a Mass Spectrometer for Surface Analysis. 2016 IEEE SENSORS. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    2016

    Direct Analysis and Quantification of Metaldehyde in Water using Reactive Paper Spray Mass Spectrometry (Journal article)

    Maher, S. (2016). Direct Analysis and Quantification of Metaldehyde in Water using Reactive Paper Spray Mass Spectrometry. Scientific Reports, 6. doi:10.1038/srep35643

    DOI: 10.1038/srep35643

    A physical model for low-frequency electromagnetic induction in the near field based on direct interaction between transmitter and receiver electrons (Journal article)

    Smith, R. T., Jjunju, F. P. M., Young, I. S., Taylor, S., & Maher, S. (2016). A physical model for low-frequency electromagnetic induction in the near field based on direct interaction between transmitter and receiver electrons. Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 472(2191). doi:10.1098/rspa.2016.0338

    DOI: 10.1098/rspa.2016.0338

    2D wax-printed paper substrates with extended solvent supply capabilities allow enhanced ion signal in paper spray ionization (Journal article)

    Damon, D. E., Maher, Y. S., Yin, M., Jjunju, F. P. M., Young, I. S., Taylor, S., . . . Badu-Tawiah, A. K. (2016). 2D wax-printed paper substrates with extended solvent supply capabilities allow enhanced ion signal in paper spray ionization. ANALYST, 141(12), 3866-3873. doi:10.1039/c6an00168h

    DOI: 10.1039/c6an00168h

    Screening and Quantification of Aliphatic Primary Alkyl Corrosion Inhibitor Amines in Water Samples by Paper Spray Mass Spectrometry (Journal article)

    Jjunju, F., Maher, S., Damon, D. E., Barrett, R. M., Syed, S. U., Heeren, R. M. A., . . . Badu-Tawiah, A. K. (2016). Screening and Quantification of Aliphatic Primary Alkyl Corrosion Inhibitor Amines in Water Samples by Paper Spray Mass Spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry, 88(2), 1391-1400. doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.5b03992

    DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b03992

    2015

    Hand-Held Portable Desorption Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization Ion Source for in Situ Analysis of Nitroaromatic Explosives (Journal article)

    Jjunju, F. P. M., Maher, S., Li, A., Syed, S. U., Smith, B., Heeren, R. M. A., . . . Cooks, R. G. (2015). Hand-Held Portable Desorption Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization Ion Source for in Situ Analysis of Nitroaromatic Explosives. Analytical Chemistry, 87(19), 10047-10055. doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.5b02684

    DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b02684

    Direct Ion Imaging Approach for Investigation of Ion Dynamics in Multipole Ion Guides (Journal article)

    Syed, S. U. A. H., Maher, S., Eijkel, G. B., Ellis, S. R., Jjunju, F., Taylor, S., & Heeren, R. M. A. (2015). Direct Ion Imaging Approach for Investigation of Ion Dynamics in Multipole Ion Guides. ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, 87(7), 3714-3720. doi:10.1021/ac5041764

    DOI: 10.1021/ac5041764

    A micropixelated ion-imaging detector for mass resolution enhancement of a QMS instrument (Journal article)

    Syed, S. U. A. H., Eijkel, G. B., Maher, S., Kistemaker, P., Taylor, S., & Heeren, R. M. A. (2015). A micropixelated ion-imaging detector for mass resolution enhancement of a QMS instrument. ANALYTICAL AND BIOANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, 407(8), 2055-2062. doi:10.1007/s00216-014-8158-0

    DOI: 10.1007/s00216-014-8158-0

    Analysis of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Using Desorption Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization Coupled to a Portable Mass Spectrometer (Journal article)

    Jjunju, F. P. M., Maher, S., Li, A., Badu-Tawiah, A. K., Taylor, S., & Graham Cooks, R. (2015). Analysis of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Using Desorption Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization Coupled to a Portable Mass Spectrometer. Journal of The American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 26(2), 271-280. doi:10.1007/s13361-014-1029-2

    DOI: 10.1007/s13361-014-1029-2

    Colloquium: 100 years of mass spectrometry: Perspectives and future trends (Journal article)

    Maher, S., Jjunju, F. P. M., & Taylor, S. (2015). Colloquium: 100 years of mass spectrometry: Perspectives and future trends. REVIEWS OF MODERN PHYSICS, 87(1), 113-135. doi:10.1103/RevModPhys.87.113

    DOI: 10.1103/RevModPhys.87.113

    Evaluation of Electron Beam Deflections across a Solenoid Using Weber-Ritz and Maxwell-Lorentz Electrodynamics (Journal article)

    Smith, R. T., Jjunju, F. P. M., & Maher, S. (2015). Evaluation of Electron Beam Deflections across a Solenoid Using Weber-Ritz and Maxwell-Lorentz Electrodynamics. PROGRESS IN ELECTROMAGNETICS RESEARCH-PIER, 151, 83-93. doi:10.2528/PIER15021106

    DOI: 10.2528/PIER15021106