Publications


Rapid epitaxy-free graphene synthesis on silicidated polycrystalline platinum
Vitaliy Babenko, Adrian T. Murdock, Antal A. Koós, Jude Britton, Alison Crossley, Philip Holdway, Jonathan Moffat, Jian Huang, Jack A. Alexander-Webber, Robin J. Nicholas & Nicole Grobert
NATURE COMMUNICATIONS 2015; DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8536.

Morphology – composition correlations in carbon nanotubes synthesised with nitrogen and phosphorus containing precursors
Rebecca J. Nicholls, Zabeada Aslam, Michael C. Sarahan, Ana M. Sanchez, Frank Dillon, Antal A. Koós, Peter D. Nellist and Nicole Grobert
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2015; DOI: 10.1039/C4CP04272G.

Controlling pyridinic, pyrrolic, graphitic, and molecular nitrogen in multi-wall carbon nanotubes using precursors with different N/C ratios in aerosol assisted chemical vapor deposition
FL. G. Bulusheva, A. V. Okotrub Yu. V. Fedoseeva, A. G. Kureny, I. P. Asanov, O. Y. Vilkov, A. A. Koósd and N. Grobertd
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2015; DOI: 10.1039/C5CP01981H.

Ceramic composites from mesoporous silica coated multi-wall carbon nanotubes
F.C. Dillon, J. Moghal, A. Koós, J.G. Lozano, L. Miranda, H. Porwal, M.J. Reece, N. Grobert
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2015; DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2015.06.024.

Aerosol-assisted chemical vapour deposition synthesis of multi-wall carbon nanotubes: III. Towards upscaling
Seyyed Shayan Meysami, Antal A Koós, Frank Dillon, Madhuri Dutta, Nicole Grobert
Carbon 2015; DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2015.02.045.

A Graphene Surface Force Balance
Jude Britton, Nico E. A. Cousens, Samuel W. Coles, Christian D. van Engers, Vitaliy Babenko, Adrian T. Murdock, Antal A Koós, Susan Perkin, and Nicole Grobert
Langmuir 2014, 30 (38), pp 11485–11492; DOI: 10.1021/la5028493

Comparison of carbon materials as electrodes for enzyme electrocatalysis: hydrogenase as a case study
Jonathan Quinson, Ricardo Hidalgo, Philip A. Ash, Frank Dillon, Nicole Grobert, and Kylie A. Vincent
Faraday Discussions 2014, DOI: 10.1039/c4fd00058g (2014)

Versatile in situ gas analysis apparatus for nanomaterials reactors
Seyyed Shayan Meysami, Lavina C Snoek, Nicole Grobert
Analytical Chemistry 2014, DOI: 10.1021/ac5022858 (2014)

WS2 2D Nanosheets in 3D Nanoflowers
Arunvinay Prabakaran, Frank Dillon, Jodie Melbourne, Lewys Jones, Rebecca J Nicholls, Phil Holdway, Jude Britton, Antal A Koos, Alison Crossley, Peter D Nellist, Nicole Grobert
Chemical Communications, 50, 12360-12362, 2014.

Effects of temperature and ammonia flow rate on the chemical vapour deposition growth of nitrogen-doped graphene
A. A. Koós, A. T. Murdock, P. Nemes-Incze, R. J. Nicholls, A. J. Pollard, S. J. Spencer, A. G. Shard, D. Roy, L. P. Biró, N. Grobert
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, DOI: 10.1039/C4CP02132K (2014)

Boron- and nitrogen-doped multi-wall carbon nanotubes for gas detection
Jean-Joseph Adjizian, Radouane Leghrib, Antal A. Koos, Irene Suarez-Martinez, Alison Crossley, Philipp Wagner, Nicole Grobert, Eduard Llobet, Christopher P. Ewels
Carbon 66, 662-673 (2014)

Layer-by-layer spray deposition and unzipping of single-wall carbon nanotube-based thin film electrodes for electrochemical capacitors
C Huang, N Grobert, AAR Watt, C Johnston, A Crossley, NP Young, PS Grant
Carbon 61, 525–536 (2013)

In situ engineering of NanoBud geometries
RJ Nicholls, J Britton, SS Meysami, AA Koós, N Grobert
Chem Commun 49 (93), 10956-10958 (2013)

Probing the Bonding in Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Using Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy
RJ Nicholls, AT Murdock, J Tsang, J Britton, TJ Pennycook, AA Koós, PD Nellist, N Grobert, JR Yates
ACS Nano (2013)

Controlled growth of Ni nanocrystals on SrTiO3 and their application in the catalytic synthesis of carbon nanotubes
J Sun, C Wu, F Silly, AA Koos, F Dillon, N Grobert, MR Castell
Chemical Communications (2013)

Synthesis of carbon nanocoil forests on BaSrTiO3 substrates with the aid of a Sn catalyst
J Sun, AA Koós, F Dillon, K Jurkschat, MR Castell, N Grobert
Carbon (2013)

Aerosol-assisted chemical vapour deposition synthesis of multi-wall carbon nanotubes: I. mapping the reactor
Seyyed S Meysami, F Dillon, AA Koós, Z Aslam, N Grobert
Carbon 58, 151 (2013)

Aerosol-assisted chemical vapour deposition synthesis of multi-wall carbon nanotubes: II. An analytical study
Seyyed S Meysami, AA Koós, F Dillon, N Grobert
Carbon 58, 159 (2013)

Controlling the Orientation, Edge Geometry and Thickness of Chemical Vapor Depostion Graphene
AT Murdock, A Koos, TB Britton, L Houben, T Batten, T Zhang, AJ Wilkinson, RE Dunin-Borkowski, ChE Lekka, N Grobert
ACS Nano, DOI: 10.1021/nn3049297 (2013)

Boron-Mediated Nanotube Morphologies
RJ Nicholls, Z Aslam, MC Sarahan, A Koós, JR Yates, PD Nellist, N Grobert
ACS Nano, DOI: 10.1021/nn301770b (2012)

Polarized light microscopy of chemical-vapor-deposition-grown graphene on copper
K Kertész, AA Koós, AT Murdock, Z Vértesy, P Nemes-Incze, PJ Szabó, ZE Horváth, L Tapasztó, Chanyong Hwang, N Grobert, and LP Biró
Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 213103 (2012)

N-SWCNTs production by aerosol-assisted CVD method
AA Koós, F Dillon, RJ Nicholls, L Bulusheva, N Grobert
Chemical Physics Letters 538, 108–111 (2012)

Tuning the Magnetic Properties of Iron Filled Carbon Nanotubes
F.C. Dillon, A. Bajpai, A. Koós, S. Downes, Z. Aslam and N. Grobert
Carbon 50, 10, 3674-3681 (2012)

Customised transition metal oxide nanoparticles for the controlled production of carbon nanostructures
K Mandel, F Dillon, AA Koos, Z Aslam, F Cullen, H Bishop, A Crossley, N Grobert
RSC Advances 2 (9), 3748 - 3752 (2012)

Tailoring gas sensing properties of multi-walled carbon nanotubes by in-situ modification with Si, P, and N
AA Koós, RJ Nicholls, F Dillon, K Kertész, LP Biró, A Crossley, N Grobert
Carbon 50, pp. 2816–2823 (2012)

Carbon Cover, January 2012 Nomenclature of sp2 carbons nanoforms (*Guest Editorial)
Suarez-Martinez I, Grobert N, Ewels CP
Carbon 50, pp. 741-747 (2012)

Investigating the Structural, Electronic, and Chemical Evolution of B-Doped Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes as a Result of Joule Heating
Aslam Z, Nicholls R, Koos AA, Nicolosi V, Grobert N The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115 (2011) 25019

Nomenclature of carbon nanoforms
Suarez-Martinez I, Grobert N, Ewels CP
“Advances in Carbon Nanomaterials: Science and Applications” publisher Pan Stanford Publishing (2011) ISBN: 9789814267878

Stable dispersions of nitrogen containing multi-walled carbon nanotubes
M Dutta, V Nicolosi, E Obratzsova, AA Koós, A Crossley, N Grobert
Materials Express, 1, 3, pp. 201-209(9) (2011)

Advanced Functional Materials, November 2011 Current-induced restructuring and chemical modification of N-doped multi-walled carbon nanotubes (*Featured article)
Z Aslam, R Nicholls, A Koos, V Nicolosi, N Grobert
Advanced Functional Materials, adfm.201101036 (2011)

Facile, fast, and inexpensive synthesis of monodisperse amorphous Nickel-Phosphide nanoparticles of predefined size
K Mandel, F Dillon, AA Koos, Z Aslam, K Jurkschat, F Cullen, A Crossley, H Bishop, K Moh, C Cavelius, E Arzt, N Grobert
Chem. Commun. 47 (2011) 4108-4110

Comparison of structural changes in nitrogen and boron-doped multi-walled carbon nanotubes (*Article of the future)
AA Koós, FC Dillon, E Obraztsova, A Crossley, N Grobert
Carbon 48 (2010) 3033-3041

Carbon Cover, January 2010 Processing and properties of aligned multi-walled carbon nanotube/aluminoborosilicate glass composites made by sol–gel processing
G Otieno, AA Koós, FC Dillon, A Wallwork, N Grobert and RI Todd
Carbon 48 (2010) 2212-2217

A Facile Route to Self-assembled Hg//MoSI Nanowire Networks
V Nicolosi, Z Aslam, K Sader, GM Hughes, D Vengust, NP Young, R Doole, D Mihailovic, AL Bleloch, AI Kirkland, N Grobert and PD Nellist
New Journal Of Chemistry, 34, 10 (2010) 2241-2246

Covalent Metal-Nanotube Heterojunctions as Ultimate Nano-Contacts
Rodríguez-Manzo JA, Banhart F, Terrones M, Terrones H, Grobert N, Ajayan PM, Sumpter BG, Meunier V, Wang M, Bando Y, Golberg D
PNAS, Vol 106, Iss 12, pp 4591-4595 (2009)

Spray deposited fluoropolymer/multi-walled carbon nanotube composite films with high dielectric permittivity at low percolation threshold
Zhao X, Koos AA, Chu BTT, Johnston C, Grobert N, Grant PS
Carbon, Vol 47, Iss 3, pp 561-569 (2009)

Effect of the experimental parameters on the structure of nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes produced by aerosol chemical vapour deposition
Koós AA, Dowling M, Jurkschat K, Crossley A, Grobert N
Carbon, Vol 47, Iss 1, pp 30-37 (2009)

The structure of 1D CuI crystals inside SWNTs
Kiselev NA, Zakalyukin RM, Zhigalina OM, Grobert N, Kumskov AS, Grigoriev YV, Chernysheva MV, Eliseev AA, Krestinin AV, Tretyakov YD, Freitag B, Hutchison JL
Journal Of Microscopy-Oxford 232, 2, 335-342 (2008)

Fabrication of carbon-nanotube-reinforced glass-ceramic nanocomposites by ultrasonic in situ sol-gel processing
Chu BTT, Tobias G, Salzmann CG, Ballesteros B, Grobert N, Todd RI, Green MLH
Journal of Materials Chemistry, Vol 18, Iss 44, pp 5344-5349 (2008)

Tumbling motion of magnetic particles on a magnetic substrate induced by a rotational magnetic field
Hisao Morimoto, Tomofumi Ukai, Yutaka Nagaoka, Nicole Grobert, and Toru Maekawa
Physical Review E 78, 021403 (2008)

Doping of carbon nanotubes with nitrogen improves protein coverage whilst retaining correct conformation
Burch HJ, Contera SA, de Planque MRR, Grobert N, Ryan JF
Nanotechnology Vol 19, Iss 38, 384001 (2008)

Effect of acid treatment on the structure and electrical properties of nitrogen-doped multiwalled carbon nanotubes
Burch HJ, Brown E, Contera SA, Toledo NC, Cox DC, Grobert N, Ling Hao, Ryan JF, Davies JA
Journal Of Physical Chemistry C, Vol 112, Iss 6, pp 1908-12 (2008)

Synthesis of SWCNT rings made by two Y junctions and possible applications in electron interferometry
Grimm D, Venezuela P, Banhart F, Grobert N, Terrones H, Ajayan PM, Terrones M, Latge A
Small, Vol 3, Iss 11, pp 1900-5 (2007)

Lipid-modulated assembly of magnetized iron-filled carbon nanotubes in millimeter-scale structures
Toledo NC, de Planque MRR, Antoranz Contera S, Grobert N, Ryan JF
Japanese Journal Of Applied Physics Vol 46, No 4B, pp 2799-2805 (2007)

Carbon nanotubes - becoming clean
Grobert N
Materials Today 10 (1-2): 28-35 (2007)

Nanotubes - grow or go?
Grobert N
Materials Today 9 (10): 64-64 (2006)

Electrical conductance and current-induced breakdown in individual CNx nanotubes
Burch HJ, Brown E, Davies JA, Hao L, Antoranz Contera S, Grobert N and Ryan JF
Applied Physics Letters 89 (14): Art. No. 143110 (2006)