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Recent Publications


Emergent high conductivity in size-selected graphene networks

Authors: Keiran Clifford, Sean P Ogilvie, Aline Amorim Graf, Hannah J Wood, Anne C Sehnal, Jonathon P Salvage, Peter J Lynch, Matthew J Large, Alan B Dalton

Journal: Carbon (November 2023)


Structural, electronic, and magnetic properties of MnSi and Mn4Si7 nanowires

Authors: Najwa binti Hamzan, Min Kai Lee, Lieh-Jeng Chang, Keat Hoe Yeoh, Khian-Hooi Chew, Manoj Tripathi, Alan B Dalton, Boon Tong Goh

Journal: Journal of Alloys and Compounds (November 2023)


Processing dynamics of carbon nanotube-epoxy nanocomposites during 3D printing

Authors: Ali Zein Khater, M.A.S.R. Saadi, Sohini Bhattacharyya, Alex Kutana, Manoj Tripathi, Mithil Kamble, Shaowei Song, Minghe Lou, Morgan Barnes, Matthew D. Meyer, Vijay Vedhan Jayanthi Harikrishnan, Alan B. Dalton, Nikhil Koratkar, Chandra Sekhar Tiwary, Peter J. Boul, Boris Yakobson, Hanyu Zhu, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Muhammad M. Rahman

Journal: Cell Reports Physcial Science (October 2023)


Synthesis of Manganese Silicide Nanowires by Thermal Chemical Vapor Deposition for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction

Authors: Najwa Hamzan, Mehran Sookhakian, Mohd Arif Mohd Sarjidan, Manoj Tripathi, Alan B Dalton, Boon Tong Goh, Yatimah Alias

Journal: ACS Publications (June 2023)


Smart Skins based on Assembled Piezoresistive Networks of Sustainable Graphene Microcapsules for High Precision Health Diagnostics

Authors: Adel K A Aljarid, Ming Dong, Yi Hu, Cencen Wei, Jonathon P Salvage, Dimitrios G Papageorgiou, Conor S Boland

Journal: Advanced Functional Materials (June 2023)


Authors: Cencen Wei, Abhijit Roy, Adel K A Aljarid, Jonathon P Salvage, S Mark Roe, Raul Arenal, Conor S Boland

Journal: Advanced Materials (June 2023)


Structural, Electronic, and Magnetic Properties of MnSi and Mn4Si7 Nanowires

Authors: Najwa Binti Hamzan, Min Kai Lee, Lieh-Jeng Chang, Keat Hoe Yeoh, Khian-Hooi Chew, Manoj Tripathi, Alan B Dalton, Boon Tong Goh

Journal: Journal of Alloys and Compounds (June 2023)


Characterisation of human posterior rectus sheath reveals mechanical and structural anisotropy

Authors: Thomas Whitehead-Clarke, Christopher Brown, Geetika Ali, Vivek Mudera, Claire Smith, Alvena Kureshi

Journal: Clinical Biomechanics (June 2023)


Localised Strain and Doping of 2D Materials

Authors: Frank Lee, Manoj Tripathi, Roque Sanchez Salas, Sean P. Ogilvie, Aline Amorim Graf, Izabela Jurewicz and Alan B. Dalton

Journal: Nanoscale (March 2023)


Nanoscale strain and doping ToC

Food-Inspired, High Sensitivity Piezoresistive Graphene Hydrogels

Authors: Adel A. K. Aljarid, Kevin L. Doty, Cencen Wei, Jonathon P. Salvage and Conor S. Boland

Journal: ACS Publications (January 2023)


Illustration of system for fabricating graphene algae hydrogels

Mid-Infrared Electrochromics Enabled by Intraband Modulation in Carbon Nanotube Networks

Authors: Peter J. Lynch, Manoj Tripathi, Aline Amorim Graf, Sean P. Ogilvie, Matthew J. Large, Jonathan Salvage, and Alan B. Dalton

Journal: ACS Publications (February 2023)


Explosive percolation yields highly-conductive polymer nanocomposites

Authors: Manuela Meloni, Matthew J. Large, José Miguel González Domínguez, Sandra Victor-Román, Giuseppe Fratta, Emin Istif, Oliver Tomes, Jonathan P. Salvage, Christopher P. Ewels, Mario Pelaez-Fernandez, Raul Arenal, Ana Benito, Wolfgang K. Maser, Alice A. K. King, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Sean P. Ogilvie and Alan B. Dalton

Journal: Nature Communications (November 2022)


Assembly and properties of nanocomposites

Nanosheet-Stabilized Emulsions: Near-Minimum Loading and Surface Energy Design of Conductive Networks

Authors: Sean P. Ogilvie, Matthew J. Large, Marcus A. O’Mara, Anne C. Sehnal, Aline Amorim Graf, Peter J. Lynch, Adam J. Cass, Jonathan P. Salvage, Marco Alfonso, Philippe Poulin, Alice A. K. King, and Alan B. Dalton

Journal: ACS Nano (February 2022)


Water vs oil surface tension figure

Size selection and thin-film assembly of MoS2 elucidates thousandfold conductivity enhancement in few-layer nanosheet networks

Authors: Sean P. Ogilvie, Matthew J. Large, Hannah J. Wood, Aline Amorim Graf, Frank Lee, Jonathan P. Salvage, Alice A. K. King and Alan B. Dalton 

Journal: Nanoscale (December 2021)


Thousandfold improvement in MoS2 conductivity Langmuir films

Tuneable synthetic reduced graphene oxide scaffolds elicit high levels of three-dimensional glioblastoma interconnectivity in vitro

Authors: Christopher J. Brown, Thomas Simon, Chiara Cilibrasi, Peter J. Lynch, Rhiannon W. Harries, Aline Amorim Graf, Matthew J. Large, Sean P. Ogilvie, Jonathan P. Salvage, Alan B. Dalton, Georgios Giamas and Alice A. K. King

Journal: J. Mater. Chem. B (December 2021)


Reduced Graphene Oxide Foams for Cell Scaffolds

Graphene Confers Ultralow Friction on Nanogear Cogs

Authors: Andrea Mescola, Guido Paolicelli, Sean P Ogilvie, Roberto Guarino, James G McHugh, Alberto Rota, Erica Iacob, Enrico Gnecco, Sergio Valeri, Nicola M Pugno, Venkataramana Gadhamshetty, Maksud M Rahman, Pulickel Ajayan, Alan B Dalton, Manoj Tripathi 

Journal: Small (October 2021)


Structural Defects Modulate Electronic and Nanomechanical Properties of 2D Materials

Authors: Manoj Tripathi, Frank Lee, Antonios Michail, Dimitris Anestopoulos, James G McHugh, Sean P Ogilvie, Matthew J Large, Aline Amorim Graf, Peter J Lynch, John Parthenios, Konstantinos Papagelis, Soumyabrata Roy, M A S R Saadi, Muhammad M Rahman, Nicola Maria Pugno, Alice A K King, Pulickel M Ajayan*, and Alan B Dalton* 

Journal: ACS Nano (January 2021)


Cell–Substrate Interactions Lead to Internalization and Localization of Layered MoS2 Nanosheets

Authors: Rhiannon W Harries, Christopher J Brown, Lisa Woodbine, Aline Amorim Graf, Matthew J Large, Keiran Clifford, Peter J Lynch, Sean P Ogilvie, Alan B Dalton, Alice A K King 

Journal: ACS Appl. Nano Mater. (February 2021)


Configurational Effects on Strain and Doping at Graphene-Silver Nanowire Interfaces

Authors: Frank Lee, Manoj Tripathi, Peter Lynch, Alan B Dalton

Journal: Appl. Sci. (July 2020)


Quantifying the Contributing Factors towards Signal Fatigue in Nanocomposite Strain Sensors

Author: Conor S Boland

Journal: ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. (November 2020)


Graphene-based printable conductors for cyclable strain sensors on elastomeric substrates

Authors: Peter J Lynch, Sean P Ogilvie, Matthew J Large, Aline Amorim Graf, Marcus O' Mara, James Taylor, Jonathan P Salvage, Alan B Dalton

Journal: Carbon (November 2020)


Langmuir Films of Layered Nanomaterials: Edge Interactions and Cell Culture Applications

Authors: Rhiannon W Harries Christopher J. Brown, Sean P Ogilvie, Matthew J Large, Aline Amorim Graf, Keiran Clifford, Thomas Simon, Georgios Giamas, Alan B Dalton, Alice A K King

Journal: J. Phys. Chem. B (July 2020)


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