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  • Click here to see some of the posters presented by our research group.
  • Multiscale patterning of nanocomposite polyelectrolyte/nanoparticle films using inkjet printing and AFM scratching

S. J. Leigh, J. Bowen and J. A. Preece, Mater. Res. Express. 2 (2015) 065301, doi:10.1088/2053-1591/2/6/065301


  • Using a magnetite/thermoplastic composite in 3D printing of direct replacements for commercially available flow sensors

S. J. Leigh, C. P. Purssell, D. R. Billson and D. A. Hutchins, Smart Mater. Struct. 23 (2014) 095039, doi: 10.1088/0964-1726/23/9/095039

flow sensor

  • A Microstereolithography Resin Based on Thiol-Ene Chemistry: Towards Biodegradable Extracellular Constructs for Tissue Engineering

Ian A. Barker, Matthew P. Ablett, Hamish T. J. Gilbert, Simon J. Leigh, James A. Covington, Judith A. Hoyland, Stephen M. Richardson and Andrew P. Dove, Biomater. Sci., 2014, 2 (4), 472 - 475, doi: 10.1039/C3BM60290G

Link to Inside Front Cover: Biomater. Sci., 2014, 2, 430-430 doi: 10.1039/C4BM90007C

biomaterials sci

  • Controlling gold nanoparticle assembly on electron beam-reduced nitrophenyl self-assembled monolayers via electron dose

S.J. Leigh, J.L. Prieto, J. Bowen, S. Lewis, A.P.G. Robinson and J.A. Preece. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects, 2013, 433, 181–190. doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2013.05.005

EBL figure 

  • Fabrication of 3-Dimensional Cellular Constructs via Microstereolithography Using a Simple, Three-Component, Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Acrylate-Based System

Leigh, S. J.; Gilbert, H. T.; Barker, I. A.; Richardson, S. M.; Hoyland, J. A.; Covington, J. A.; Dove, A. P. Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14, 186-192. doi: 10.1021/bm3015736


  • A Simple, Low-Cost Conductive Composite Material for 3D Printing of Electronic Sensors

S.J. Leigh, R.J. Bradley, C.P. Purssell, D. R. Billson and D. A. Hutchins, PLoS ONE, 2012, 7: e49365. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049365


  • Rapid manufacture of monolithic micro-actuated forceps inspired by echinoderm pedicellariae

S.J. Leigh, J. Bowen, C.P. Purssell, J. A. Covington, D. R. Billson and D. A. Hutchins, Bioinspir. Biomim., 2012, 7, 044001. doi: 10.1088/1748-3182/7/4/044001


  • Rapid Prototyping Technologies for Ultrasonic Beam Focussing in NDE

D. R. Billson, C. P. Purssell, S. J. Leigh, D. A. Hutchins, Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS), 2011 IEEE International, 2011, 2472-2474. doi: 10.1109/ULTSYM.2011.0614


  • Fabrication and analysis of cylindrical resin AFM microcantilevers

    D. Cheneler, J. Bowen, S.J. Leigh, C.P. Purssell, D.R. Billson, D.A. Hutchins, M.C.L. Ward, Ultramicroscopy, 2011, 111, 1214-1223. doi: 10.1016/j.ultramic.2011.03.009

  • A Miniature Flow Sensor Fabricated by Micro-stereolithography Employing a Magnetite/acrylic Nanocomposite Resin

    S.J. Leigh, C.P. Purssell, J. Bowen, D.A. Hutchins, J.A. Covington, D.R. Billson, Sensor. Actuat. A-Phys., 2011, 168, 66–71. doi: 10.1016/j.sna.2011.03.058

  • SMART and FUNCTIONAL Materials in the Future of Micro Manufacturing

    Simon Leigh, Commercial Micromanufacturing Magazine, Dec 2010. (Link)

  • Snapshots of Science 2010 Picture Competition 2010 - Winner

    (Image entitled 'A Quick Cup of Coffee') Simon Leigh and Chris Purssell. (Link)

  • Fabrication of Versatile Channel Flow Cells for Quantitative Electroanalysis Using Prototyping

    M.E. Snowden, P.H. King, J.A Covington, J.V. Macpherson and P.R. Unwin, Anal. Chem., 2010, 82 (8), pp 3124–3131.