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DST Publications

This is a list of publications by Diamond Science and Technology students.

2019 Publications

Shazeaa N. Ishmael (Cohort 1, Oxford): Laser writing of individual nitrogen-vacancy defects in diamond with near-unity yield

Yu-Chen Chen, Benjamin Griffiths, Laiyi Weng, Shannon S. Nicley, Shazeaa N. Ishmael, Yashna Lekhai, Sam Johnson, Colin J. Stephen, Ben L. Green, Gavin W. Morley, Mark E. Newton, Martin J. Booth, Patrick S. Salter, and Jason M. Smith, Optica 6, 662-667 (2019). DOI: 10.1364/OPTICA.6.000662

E. J. D. Mahoney (Cohort 1, Bristol): Combined spatially resolved optical emission and modeling studies of microwave-activated H2/Ar and H2/Kr plasmas operating under conditions relevant for diamond chemical vapour deposition.

Edward J.D. Mahoney, Sohail Mushtaq, Michael N.R. Ashfold, and Yuri A Mankelevich, (2019). The Journal of Physical Chemistry A Just Accepted Manuscript. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b12294

2018 Publications

E. J. D. Mahoney (Cohort 1, Bristol): Spatially resolved optical emission and modeling studies of microwave-activated hydrogen plasmas operating under conditions relevant for diamond chemical vapour deposition.

Edward J. D. Mahoney, Benjamin S. Truscott, Sohail Mushtaq, Michael N. R. Ashfold, and Yuri A. Mankelevich, (2018). The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 122 (42), 8286-8300. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b07491

Sam Cobb (Cohort 1, Warwick): Deconvoluting surface-bound quinone proton coupled electron transfer in unbuffered solutions: towards a universal voltammetric pH electrode

Samuel J. Cobb, Zoe J. Ayres, Mark E. Newton, and Julie V. Macpherson, (2018). Journal of the American Chemical Society, Just Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b11518

Shazeaa N. Ishmael (Cohort 1, Oxford): Laser writing of individual atomic defects in a crystal with near-unity yield

Yu-Chen Chen, Benjamin Griffiths, Laiyi Weng, Shannon Nicley, Shazeaa N. Ishmael, Yashna Lekhai, Sam Johnson, Colin J. Stephen, Ben L. Green, Gavin W. Morley, Mark E. Newton, Martin J. Booth, Patrick S. Salter, Jason M. Smith, (2018) Under Review Nature Comms. https://arxiv.org/abs/1807.04028 (Warwick-Oxford collaboration)

Phil Diggle (Cohort 1, Warwick) and Paul Hill (Cohote 1, Strathclyde): Three-dimensional solid-state qubit arrays with long-lived spin coherence

C. J. Stephen, B. L. Green, Y. N. D. Lekhai, L. Weng, P. Hill, S. Johnson, A. C. Frangeskou, P. L. Diggle, M. J. Strain, E. Gu, M. E. Newton, J. M. Smith, P. S. Salter, G. W. Morley, (2018) Under Review Nature Photonics. https://arxiv.org/abs/1807.03643 (Strathclyde-Warwick-Oxford collaboration)

Sam Cobb (Cohort 1, Warwick): Facet‐Resolved Electrochemistry of Polycrystalline Boron‐Doped Diamond Electrodes: Microscopic Factors Determining the Solvent Window in Aqueous Potassium Chloride Solutions

Dan‐Qing Liu, Chang‐Hui Chen, David Perry, Geoff West, Sam J. Cobb, Julie V. Macpherson, Patrick R. Unwin, (2018), Chem. Electrochem. https://doi.org/10.1002/celc.201800770 (Warwick Chemistry - WMG collaboration)

Enrik Nako (Cohort 1, Warwick): Electronic structure of the neutral silicon-vacancy center in diamond

B. L. Green, M. W. Doherty, E. Nako, N. B. Manson, U. F. S. D'Haenens-Johansson, S. D. Williams, D. J. Twitchen, M. E. Newton, (2018) Under Review Phys. Rev. B Rapid https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.09141 (Warwick - GIA collaboration)

Amber Wassell (Cohort 2, Cardiff): Anomalous green luminescent properties in CVD synthetic diamond

Amber M. Wassell, Colin D. McGuinness, Chris Hodges, Peter M. P. Lanigan, David Fisher, Philip M. Martineau, Mark E. Newton, Stephen A. Lynch. Physica Status Solidi (a), (2018). https://doi.org/10.1002/pssa.201800292 (Cardiff-De Beers-Warwick collaboration)

Branislav Dzepina (Cohort 1, Imperial): A phase field model of pressure-assisted sintering

Branislav Dzepina, Daniel Balint, Daniele Dini. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, (2018). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2018.09.014 (Imperial)

Paul Hill (Cohort 1, Strathclyde): Thin film diamond membranes bonded on-demand with SOI ring resonators

P. Hill, E. Gu, M. D. Dawson, M. J. Strain, Diamond and Related Materials, (2018). doi: 10.1016/j.diamond.2018.07.020 (Strathclyde Photonics)

Sam Cobb (Cohort 1, Warwick): Boron Doped Diamond: A Designer Electrode Material for the Twenty-First Century

Sam J. Cobb, Zoë J. Ayres, Julie V. Macpherson. Annual Reviews of Analytical Chemistry, 2018, 11, 20 DOI: 10.1146/annurev-anchem-061417-010107 (Warwick Chemistry)

Ł. Dziechciarczyk (Cohort 2, Strathclyde): Sub-100 ps monolithic diamond Raman laser emitting at 573 nm

J. Nikkinen, V. Savitski, S. Reilly, Ł. Dziechciarczyk, A. Härkönen, A. Kemp and M. Guina, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, (2018), PP, 1-4. doi: 10.1109/LPT.2018.2806183 (Strathclyde Photonics)

Joshua Green (Cohort 2, Cardiff): Redox agent enhanced chemical mechanical polishing of thin film diamond

Soumen Mandal, Evan L.H. Thomas, Laia Gines, David Morgan, Joshua Green, Emmanuel B. Brousseau and Oliver A. Williams, Carbon, (2018), 130, 25-30. doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2017.12.077 (Cardiff Physics, Engineering, Catalysis Centre collaboration)

2017 Publications

T. Scott (Cohort 1, Oxford):The influence of microstructure on the mechanical properties of polycrystalline diamond: a literature review

T. Scott, Advances in Applied Ceramics, (2017), 1-16. doi: 10.1080/17436753.2017.1389462 (Oxford Materials)

C. Middleton (Cohort 1, Bristol) Surface Zeta Potential and Diamond Seeding on Gallium Nitride Films

S. Mandal, E. L. H. Thomas, C. Middleton, L. Gines, J. T. Griffiths, M. J. Kappers, R. A. Oliver, D. J. Wallis, L. E. Goff, S. A. Lynch, M. Kuball, O. A. Williams, ACS Omega, (2017), 2, 7275-7280. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01069 (Bristol - Cardiff collaboration)

E. J. D. Mahoney (Cohort 1, Bristol): What [plasma used for growing] diamond can shine like flame?

M. N. R. Ashfold, E. J. D. Mahoney, S. Mushtaq, B. S. Truscott and Y. A. Mankelevich, Chem. Comm. (2017) 53, 10482-10495. doi: 10.1039/C7CC05568D (Bristol - Moscow collaboration)

R. Lewis (Cohort 1, Cardiff): Effect of slurry composition on the chemical mechanical polishing of thin diamond films

J. Werrell, S. Mandel, E. L. H. Thomas, E. B. Brousseau, R. Lewis, P. Borri, P. R. Davies and O. A. Williams, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, (2017), 18, 654-663. doi:10.1080/14686996.2017.1366815 (Cardiff Physics - Engineering - Biosciences collaboration)

M. Sow (Cohort 2, Oxford): Positive Zeta Potential of Nanodiamonds

L. Gines, S. Mandal, A. Ahmed, C. Cheng, M. Sow & O. A. Williams, Nanoscale, (2017), 9, 12549-12555. doi: 10.1039/C7NR03200E (Warwick - Cardiff collaboration)

E. J. D. Mahoney (Cohort 1, Bristol): Optical Emission from C2– Anions in Microwave-Activated CH4/H2 Plasmas for Chemical Vapor Deposition of Diamond

E. J. D. Mahoney, S. B. Truscott, M. N. R. Ashfold & Y. A. Mankelevich, J. Phys. Chem. A, (2017), 121, 2760-2772. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpca.7b00814 (Bristol - Moscow collaboration)

C. Middleton (Cohort 1, Bristol): Impact of Diamond Seeding on the Microstructural Properties and Thermal Stability of GaN-on-Diamond Wafers for High-Power Electronic Devices

D. Liu, D. Francis, F. Faili, C. Middleton, J. Anaya, J. Pomeroy, D. Twitchen, M. Kuball, Scripta Materialia, (2017), 128, 57-60. doi: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2016.10.006 (Bristol - E6 collaboration)

P. Diggle (Cohort 1, Warwick): Laser spectroscopy of NV- and NV0 colour centres in synthetic diamond

E. Fraczek, V. G. Savitski, M. Dale, B. G. Breeze, P. Diggle, M. Markham, A. Bennett, H. Dhillon, M. E. Newton & A. J. Kemp, Optical Materials Express (2017), 7, 2571-2585. doi: 10.1364/OME.7.002571 (Warwick - E6 - Strathclyde collaboration)

2016 Publications

S. Ishmael (Cohort 2, Oxford): Laser writing of coherent colour centres in diamond

Y. Chen, P. Salter, S. Knauer, L. Weng, A. Frangeskou, C. Stephen, S. Ishmael, P. Dolan, S. Johnson, B. Green, G. Morley, M. Newton, J. Rarity, M. Booth, J. Smith, Nature Photonics., (2017), 11, 77-80. doi: 10.1038/nphoton.2016.234 (Oxford - Warwick collaboration)

Sam J. Cobb* (Cohort 1, Warwick): Quinone electrochemistry for the comparative assessment of sp2 surface content of boron doped diamond electrodes

Zoë J. Ayres*, Sam J. Cobb*, Mark E. Newton, Julie V. Macpherson, Electrochem. Commun., (2016), 72, 59–63. doi: 10.1016/j.elecom.2016.08.024 (*joint first author) (Warwick - Dstl)