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Quantum Transport

Quantum Transport of the 2D Surface State in a Nonsymmorphic Semimetal

X. Liu, C. Yue, S.V. Erohin, Y. Zhu, A. Joshy, J. Liu, A.M. Sanchez, D. Graf, P.B. Sorokin, Z. Mao, J. Hu and J. Wei

Nano Letters (2021)

Real Space

Real-space observation of ferroelectrically induced magnetic spin crystal in SrRuO3

S.D. Seddon, D.E. Dogaru, S.J.R. Holt, D. Rusu, J.J.P. Peters, A.M. Sanchez and M. Alexe

Nature Communications 12 (2021)

Fully In Situ

Fully in situ Nb/InAs-nanowire Josephson junctions by selective-area growth and shadow evaporation

P. Perla, H.A. Fonseka, P. Zellekens, R. Deacon, Y. Han, J. Kölzer, T. Mörstedt, B. Bennemann, A. Espiari, K. Ishibashi, D. Grützmacher, A.M. Sanchez, M.I. Lepsabeand and T. Schäpers

Nanoscale Advances 3 (2021)

Multiple Radial

Multiple radial phosphorus segregations in GaAsP core-shell nanowires

H.A. Fonseka, Y. Zhang, J.A. Gott, R. Beanland, H. Liu and A.M. Sanchez

Nano Research 14 (2021)


All-MBE grown InAs/GaAs quantum dot lasers with thin Ge buffer layer on Si substrates

J. Yang, Z. Liu, P. Jurczak, M. Tang, K. Li, S. Pan, A.M. Sanchez, R. Beanland, J.C. Zhang, H. Wang, F. Liu, Z. Li, S. Shutts, P. Smowton, S. Chen, A. Seeds and H. Liu

Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 54 (2021)

Robust Protection

Robust Protection of III–V Nanowires in Water Splitting by a Thin Compact TiO2 Layer

F. Cui, Y. Zhang, H.A Fonseka, P. Promdet, A.I. Channa, M. Wang, X. Xia, S. Sathasivam, H. Lui, I.P. Parkin, H. Yang, T. Li, K.L. Choy, J. Wu, C. Blackman, A.M. Sanchez and H. liu

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 13 (2021)

Self-Catalyzed AlGaAs

Self-Catalyzed AlGaAs Nanowires and AlGaAs/GaAs Nanowire-Quantum Dots on Si Substrates

G. Boras, X. Yu, H.A. Fonseka, G. Davis, A.V. Velichko, J.A. Gott, H. Zeng, S. Wu, P. Parkinson, X. Xu, D. Mowbray, A.M. Sanchez and H. liu

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 125 (2021)

Defect-Free GaAs/GaAsP

Defect-Free Axially Stacked GaAs/GaAsP Nanowire Quantum Dots with Strong Carrier Confinement

Y. Zhang, A.V. Velichko, H.A. Fonseka, P. Parkinson, J.A. Gott, G. Davis, M. Aagesen, A.M. Sanchez, D. Mowbray and H. liu

Nano Letters 21 (2021)


Hard-Gap Spectroscopy in a Self-Defined Mesoscopic InAs/Al Nanowire Josephson Junction

P. Zellekens, R. Deacon, P. Perla, H.A. Fonseka, T. Mörstedt, S.A. Hindmarsh, B. Bennemann, F. Lentz, M.I. Lepsa, A.M. Sanchez, D. Grützmacher, K. Ishibashi and T. Schäpers

Physical Review Applied 14 (2020)

Nanowire Lasing

Heterostructure and Q-factor engineering for low-threshold and persistent nanowire lasing

S. Skalsky, Y. Zhang, J.A. Alanis, H.A. Fonseka, A.M. Sanchez, H. Liu and P. Parkinson

Light: Science & Applications 9 (2020)

Antipolar Phase

Emergent Antipolar Phase in BiFeO3–La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 Superlattice

W. Dong, J.J.P. Peters, D. Rusu, M. Staniforth, A.E. Brunier, J. Lloyd-Hughes, A.M. Sanchez, and M. Alexe

Nano Letters 20 (2020)


Polarization Screening Mechanisms at La0.7Sr0.3MnO3–PbTiO3 Interfaces

J.J.P. Peters, N.C. Bristowe, D. Rusu, G. Apachitei, R. Beanland, M. Alexe, and A.M. Sanchez

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12 (2020)

Nanowire Heterostrucutres

Zn2GeO4/SnO2 Nanowire Heterostructures Driven by Plateau–Rayleigh Instability

J. Dolado, K.L. Renforth, J.E. Nunn, S.A. Hindsmarsh, P. Hidalgo, A.M. Sanchez, and B. Méndez

Crystal Growth & Design 12 (2020)

Nanowire Heterostrucutres

Origin of Defect Tolerance in InAs/GaAs Quantum Dot Lasers Grown on Silicon

Z. Liu, C. Hantschmann, M. Tang, Y. Lu, J-S. Park, M. Liao, S. Pan, A.M. Sanchez, R. Beanland, M. Martin, T. Baron, S. Chen, A. Seeds, R. Penty, I. White, and H. Liu

Journal of Lightwave Technology 38 (2020)


A comparative study of graphite and silicon as suitable substrates for the self-catalysed growth of InAs nanowires by MBE

E.A. Anyebe, M. Kesaria, A.M. Sanchez and Q. Zhuang

Applied Physics A 126 (2020)


Rapidly self-deoxygenating controlled radical polymerization in water via in situ disproportionation of Cu(I)

E. Liarou, Y. Han, A.M. Sanchez, M. Walker and D.M. Haddleton

Applied Physics A 126 (2020)


Structural and photoelectric properties of tensile strained BiFeO3

J.J.P. Peters, A.E. Brunier, A.N. Iqbal, M. Alexe and A.M. Sanchez

Physical Review Materials 4 (2020)


High yield production of ultrathin fibroid semiconducting nanowire of Ta2Pd3Se8

X. Liu, S. Liu, L.Y. Antipina, Y. Zhu, J. Ning, J. Liu, C. Yue, A. Joshy, Y. Zhu, J. Sun, A.M. Sanchez, P.B. Sorokin, Z. Mao, Q. Xiong and J. Wei

Nano Research 13 (2020)


Checked patterned elemental distribution in AlGaAs nanowire branches via vapor–liquid–solid growth

G. Boras, X. Yu, H.A. Fonseka, D. Zhang, H. Zeng, A.M. Sanchez and H. Liu

Nanoscale 12 (2020)


Ge incorporation in gallium oxide nanostructures grown by thermal treatment

M. Alonso-Orts, A.M. Sanchez, E. Nogales and B. Méndez

Journal of Materials Science 55 (2020)

Enhanced Superconductivity

Enhanced Superconductivity in Few-Layer TaS2 due to Healing by Oxygenation

J. Bekaert, E. Khestanova, D.G. Hopkinson, J. Birkbeck, N. Clark, M. Zhu, D.A. Bandurin, R. Gorbachev, S. Fairclough, Y. Zou, M. Hamer, D.J. Terry, J.J.P. Peters, A.M. Sanchez, B. Partoens, S.J. Haigh, M.V. Milošević and I.V. Grigorieva

Nano Letters 20 (2020)

Preferred Growth

Preferred growth direction of III–V nanowires on differently oriented Si substrates

H. Zeng, X. Yu, H.A. Fonseka, G. Boras, P. Jurczak, T. Wang, A.M. Sanchez and H. Liu

Nanotechnology 31 (2020)

Atomic and Electronic

Atomic and electronic structure of two-dimensional Mo(1-x)WxS2 alloys

X. Xia, S.M. Loh, J. Viner, N.C. Teutsch, A.J. Graham, V. Kandybam A. Barinov, A.M. Sanchez, D.C. Smith, N.D. Hine and N.R Wilson

Arxiv (2020)

Inversion Boundary

Inversion Boundary Annihilation in GaAs Monolithically Grown on On‐Axis Silicon (001)

K. Li, J. Yang, Y. Lu, M. Tang, P. Jurczak, Z. Liu, X. Yu, J.Ss Park, H. Deng, H. Jia, M. Dang, A.M. Sanchez, R. Beanland, W. Li, X. Han, J.C. Zhang, H. Wang, F. Liu, S. Chen, A. Seeds, P. Smowton and H. Liu

Advanced Optical Materials 8 (2020)

Droplet Manipulation

Droplet manipulation and horizontal growth of high-quality self-catalysed GaAsP nanowires

Y. Zhang, A.M. Sanchez, M. Aagesen, H.A. Fonseka, S. Huo and H. Liu

Nano Today 34 (2020)

QD Solar Cells

InAs/GaAs quantum dot solar cells with quantum dots in the base region

S. Chan, D. Kim, A.M. Sanchez, Y. Zhang, M. Tang, J. Wu and H. Liu

IET Optoelectronics 13 (2019)


O-band InAs/GaAs quantum dot laser monolithically integrated on exact (0 0 1) Si substrate

K. Li, Z. Liu, M. Tang, M. Liao, D. Kim, H. Deng, A.M. Sanchez, R. Beanland M. Martin, T. Baron, S. Chen, J. Wu, A. Seeds and H. Liu

Journal of Crystal Growth 511 (2019)


Quantitative High‐Dynamic‐Range Electron Diffraction of Polar Nanodomains in Pb2ScTaO6

J.J.P. Peters, A.M. Sanchez, D. walker, R. Whatmore and R. Beanland

Advanced Materials 31 (2019)


Direct observation of tunnelled intergrowth in SnO2/Ga2O3 complex nanowires

O.M. Rigby, A.V. Stamp, S.A. Hindmarsh, M. Alonso-Orts, E. Nogales, B. Méndez and A.M. Sanchez

Nanotechnology 30 (2019)

ge buffer

Thin Ge buffer layer on silicon for integration of III-V on silicon

J. Yang, P. Jurczak, F. Cui, K. Li, M. Tang, L. Billiald, R. Beanland, A.M. Sanchez and H. Liu

Journal of Crystal Growth 514 (2019)


Unprecedented New Crystalline Forms of SnSe in Narrow to Medium Diameter Carbon Nanotubes

C.A. Slade, A.M. Sanchez and J. Sloan

Nano Letters 19 (2019)

Highly Strained

Highly Strained III–V–V Coaxial Nanowire Quantum Wells with Strong Carrier Confinement

Y. Zhang, G. Davis, H.A. Fonseka, A.V. Velichko, A. Gustafsson, T. Godde, D. Saxena, M. Aagesen, P.W. Parkinson, J.A. Gott, S. Huo, A.M. Sanchez, D.J. Mowbray and H. Liu

ACS Nano 13 (2019)

Self formed

Self-Formed Quantum Wires and Dots in GaAsP–GaAsP Core–Shell Nanowires

H.A. Fonseka, A.V. Velichko, Y. Zhang, J.A. Gott, G.D. Davis, R. Beanland, H. Liu, D.J. Mowbray and A.M. Sanchez

Nano Letters 19 (2019)


Flexible Memristors Based on Single-Crystalline Ferroelectric Tunnel Junctions

Z.D. Luo, J.J.P. Peters, A.M. Sanchez and M. Alexe

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 11 (2019)

Defect cynamics

Defect Dynamics in Self-Catalyzed III–V Semiconductor Nanowires

J.A. Gott, R. Beanland, H.A. Fonseka, J.J.P. Peters, Y. Zhang, H. Liu and A.M. Sanchez

Nano Letters 19 (2019)

Strain gradient

Strain-gradient Mediated Local Conductionin Strained Bismuth Ferrite Films

M. Yang, A.N. Iqbal, J.J.P. Peters, A.M. Sanchez and M. Alexe

Nature Communications 10 (2019)

Control Complex

Control of Complex Quantum Structures in Droplet Epitaxy

J.M.A. Chawner, Y. Chang, P.D. Hodgson, M. Hayne, A.J. Robson, A.M. Sanchez and Q. Zhuang

Semiconductor Science and Technology 34 (2019)

100 Side Facets

Engineering the Side Facets of Vertical [100] Oriented InP Nanowires for Novel Radial Heterostructures

H.A. Fonseka, P. Caroff, Y. Guo, A.M. Sanchez, H. . Tan and C. Jagadish

Semiconductor Science and Technology 34 (2019)


Bi-ferroic memristive properties of multiferroic tunnel junctions

Z.D. Luo, G. Apachitei, M.M. Yang, J.J.P. Peters, A.M. Sanchez and M. Alexe

Applied Physics Letters 112 (2018)

Novel type II

Novel Type‐II InAs/AlSb Core–Shell Nanowires and Their Enhanced Negative Photocurrent for Efficient Photodetection

H. Li, H. Alradhi, Z. Jin, E.A. Anyebe, A.M. Sanchez, W.M.. Linhart, R. Kudrawiec, H. Fang, Z. Wang, W. Hu and Q. Zhuang

Advanced Functional Materials 28 (2018)

High responsivity

High‐Responsivity Photodetection by a Self‐Catalyzed Phase‐Pure p‐GaAs Nanowire

H. Ali, Y. Zhang, J. Tang, K. Peng, S. Sun, Y. Sun, F. Song, A. Falak, S. Wu, C. Qian, M. Wang, Z. Zuo, K‐J. Jin, A.M. Sanchez, H. Liu and X. Xu

Small 14 (2018)

Spin transport

Correlation between spin transport signal and Hensler/semiconductor interface quality in lateral spin-valve devices

B. Kuerbanjiang, Y. Fujita, M. Yamada, S. Yamada, A.M. Sanchez, P.J. Hasnip, A. Ghasemi, D. Kepaptsoglou, G. Bell, K. Sawano, K. Hamaya, and V.K. Lazarov

Physical Review B 18 (2018)


Growth and characterisation of MnSb(0001)/InGaAs(111)A epitaxial films

P.J. Mousley, C.W. Burrows, M.J. Ashwin, A.M. Sanchez, V.K. Lazarov, G.R. Bell

Journal of Crystal Growth 498 (2018)

Stable defects

Stable Defects in Semiconductor Nanowires

A.M. Sanchez, J.A. Gott, H.A. Fonseka, Y. Zhang, H. Liu and R. Beanland

Nano Letters 18 (2018)

Hybrid NWs

Hybrid III–V/IV Nanowires: High-Quality Ge Shell Epitaxy on GaAs Cores

H. Zeng, X. Yu, H.A. Fonseka, J.A. Gott, M. Tang, Y. Zhang, G. Boras, J. Xu, A.M. Sanchez and H. Liu

Nano Letters 18 (2018)


Optically efficient InAsSb nanowires for silicon-based mid-wavelength infrared optoelectronics

Q.D. Zhuang, H. Alradhi, Z.M. Jin, X.R. Chen, J. Shao, X. Chen, A.M. Sanchez, Y.C. Cao, J.Y. Liu and P. Yates

Nanotechnology 28 (2017)

atomic defects

Atomic Defects and Doping of Monolayer NbSe2

L. Nguyen, H.P. Komsa, E. Khestanova, R.J. Kashtiban, J.J.P. Peters, S. Lawlor, A.M. Sanchez, J. Sloan, R.V. Gorbachev, I.V. Grigorieva, A.V. Krasheninnikov and S.J. Haigh

ACS Nano 11 (2017)

Shape Engineer

Shape Engineering Driven by Selective Growth of SnO2 on Doped Ga2O3 Nanowires

M. Alonso-Orts, A.M. Sanchez, S.A. Hindmarsh, I. Lopez, ́E. Nogales, J. Piqueras and B. Mendez

Nano Letters 17 (2017)

Nonradiative step facets

Nonradiative Step Facets in Semiconductor Nanowires

A.M. Sanchez, Y. Zhang, E.W. Tait, N.D.M. Hine, H. Liu and R. Beanland

Nano Letters 17 (2017)

InAs NWs

Optimization of self-catalyzed InAs Nanowires on flexible graphite for photovoltaic infrared photodetectors

E.A. Anyebe, I. Sandall, Z.M. Jin, A.M. Sanchez, M.K. Rajpalke, T.D Veal, Y.C. Cao, H.D. Li, R. Harvey and Q.D. Zhuang

Scientific Reports 7 (2017)


Antiferroelectric Tunnel Junctions

G. Apachitei, J.J.P. Peters, A.M. Sanchez, D.J. Kim, and M. Alexe

Advanced Electronic Materials 3 (2017)

Ten fold

Ten-Fold Enhancement of InAs Nanowire Photoluminescence Emission with an InP Passivation Layer

P. Jurczak, Y. Zhang, J. Wu, A.M. Sanchez, M. Aagesen and H. Liu

Nano Letters 17 (2017)


Comparative Study of RESURF Si/SiC LDMOSFETs for High-Temperature Applications Using TCAD Modeling

C.W. Chan, F. Li, A.M. Sanchez, P.A. Mawby and P.M. Gammon

IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices 64 (2017)


Growth of Pure Zinc-Blende GaAs(P) Core–Shell Nanowires with Highly Regular Morphology

Y. Zhang, H.A. Fonseka, M. Aagesen, J.A. Gott, A.M Sanchez , J. Wu, D. Kim, P. Jurczak, S. Huo and H. Liu

Nano Letters 17 (2017)


Metalorganic vapor phase epitaxy growth, transmission electron microscopy, and magneto-optical spectroscopy of individual InAsxP1−x/Ga0.5In0.5P quantum dots

O.D. Pozo-Zamudio, J. Puebla, A. Krysa, R. Toro, A.M. Sanchez, R. Beanland, A.I. Tartakovskii, M.S. Skolnick and E.A. Chekhovich

Physical Review Materials 1 (2017)


TEM Study of the Structural Properties of Nanowires Based on Cd, Zn, Te grown by MBE on Silicon Substrates

A. Kaleta, S. Kret, A.M. Sanchez, M. Bilska, B. Kurowska, A. Szczepańska, J. Płachta, P. Wojnar and T. Wojciechowski

Acta Physica Polonica A 131 (2017)

3D and 2D

3D and 2D growth of SnO2 nanostructures on Ga2O3 nanowires: synthesis and structural characterization

M. Alonso-Ortis, A.M. Sanchez, I. Lopez, E. Nogales, J. Piqueras and B. Méndez

CrystEngComm 19 (2017)


Room-Temperature Mid-Infrared Emission from Faceted InAsSb Multi Quantum Wells Embedded in InAs Nanowires

A. Alhodaib, Y.J. Noori, P.J. Carrington, A.M. Sanchez , M.D. Thompson, R.J. Young, A. Krier and A.R.J. Marshall

Nano Letters 18 (2017)

Oxidation Copper

Retarding oxidation of copper nanoparticles without electrical isolation and the size dependence of work function

G.D.M.R. Dabera, M. Walker, A.M. Sanchez, H.J. Pereira, R. Beanland and R.A. Hatton

Nature Communications 8 (2017)

Doping Droplets

Doping of Self-Catalyzed Nanowires under the Influence of Droplets

Y. Zhang, Z. Sun, A.M. Sanchez, M. Ramsteiner, M. Aagesen, J. Wu, D. Kim, P. Jurczak, S. Huo, L.J. Lauhon and H. Liu

Nano Letters 18 (2017)

Polarization Curling

Polarization curling and flux closures in multiferroic tunnel junctions

J.J.P. Peters, G. Apachitei, R. Beanland, M. Alexe & A.M. Sanchez

Nature Communications 7 (2016)


Coexistence of optically active radial and axial CdTe insertions in single ZnTe nanowire

P. Wojnar, J. Płachta, W. Zaleszczyk, S. Kret, A.M. Sanchez, R. Rudniewski, K. Raczkowska, M. Szymura, G. Karczewski, L. T. Baczewski, A. Pietruczik, T. Wojtowicza and J. Kossut

Nanoscale 8 (2016)

Direct Fabrication

Direct Fabrication of Functional Ultrathin Single-Crystal Nanowires from Quasi-One-Dimensional van der Waals Crystals

X. Liu, J. Liu, L.Y. Antipina, J. Hu, C. Yue, A.M. Sanchez,P.B. Sorokin, Z. Mao and J. Wei

Nano Letters 16 (2016)

High quality

Growth of high-quality self-catalyzed core-shell GaAsP nanowires on Si substrates

Y. Zhang, M. Aagesen, A.M. Sanchez, J. Wu, R. Beanland, T. Ward, D. Kim, P. Jurczak, S. Huo and H. Liu

SPIE 9758 (2016)

wse2 bilayers

On the vertical stacking in semiconducting WSe2 bilayers

A.M. Sanchez, J.J.P. Peters, S. Wu, C. Huang, D. Cobden, X. Xu and R. Beanland

Materials Science and Technology 3 (2016)

TiO thin film

Optimisation of anatase TiO2 thin film growth on LaAlO3(001) using pulsed laser deposition

K. Krupski, A.M. Sanchez, A. Krupski and C.F. McConville

Applied Surface Science 388 (2016)


Realisation of magnetically and atomically abrupt half-metal/semiconductor interface: Co2FeSi0.5Al0.5/Ge(111)

Z. Nedelkoski1, B. Kuerbanjiang, S.E. Glover, ,A.M. Sanchez, D. Kepaptsoglou, A. Ghasemi, C.W. Burrows, S. Yamada, K. Hamaya, Q.M. Ramasse, P.J. Hasnip, T. Hase, G.R. Bell, A. Hirohata and V.K. Lazarov

Scientific Reports 6 (2016)


Si1-xGex/Si Interface Profiles Measured to Sub-Nanometer Precision Using uleSIMS Energy Sequencing

R.J.H. Morris, T.P.A. Hase, A.M. Sanchez and G. Rowlands

Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry 27 (2016)

Antiphase Boundary

The antiphase boundary in half-metallic Heusler alloy Co2Fe(Al,Si): atomic structure, spin polarization reversal, and domain wall effects

Z. Nedelkoski, A.M. Sanchez, A. Ghasemi, K. Hamaya, R.F.L. Evans, G.R. Bell, A. Hirohata and V.K. Lazarov

Applied Physics Letters 109 (2016)

Influence of Droplet

Influence of droplet size on growth of self−catalyzed ternary GaAsP nanowires

Y. Zhang, A.M. Sanchez, Y. Sun, J. Wu, M. Aagesen, S. Huo, D. Kim, P. Jurczak, X. Xu and H. Liu

Nano Letters 16 (2015)

Annealing Sb

Effect of annealing in the Sb and In distribution of type II GaAsSb-capped InAs quantum dots

D F Reyes, J.M. Ulloa, A. Guzman, A. Hierro, D.L. Sales, R. Beanland, A.M. Sanchez and D. González

Semiconductor Science and Technology 30 (2015)

Complex SiGe

Growth of complex SiGe/Ge superlattices by reduced pressure chemical vapour deposition at low temperature

J.E. Halpin, S.D. Rhead, A.M. Sanchez, M. Myronov and D.R. Leadley

Semiconductor Science and Technology 30 (2015)

Carbon Nanotubes

Morphology - composition correlations in carbon nanotubes synthesised with nitrogen and phosphorus containing precursors

R.J. Nicholls, Z. Aslam, M.C. Sarahan, A.M. Sanchez, F. Dillon, A.A. Koo, P.D. Nellistab and N. Grobert

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17 (2015)


Structural, optical and vibrational properties of self-assembled Pbn+1(Ti1-xFex)nO3n+1-δ Ruddlesden-Popper superstructures

K.I. Doig, J.J.P. Peters, S. Nawaz, D. Walker, M. Walker, M.R. Lees, R. Beanland, A.M. Sanchez, C.F. McConville, V.R. Palkar and J. Lloyd-Hughes

Scientific Reports 5 (2015)


Nanoscale inhomogeneous superconductivity in Fe(Te1–xSex) probed by nanostructure transport

C. Yue, J. Hu, X. Liu, A.M. Sanchez, Z. Mao and J. Wei

ACS Nano 10 (2015)


Low leakage-current InAsSb nanowire photodetectors on silicon

M.D. Thompson, A. Alhodaib, A.P. Craig, A. Robson, A. Aziz, A. Krier, J. Svensson, L. Wernersson, A.M. Sanchez and A.R.J. Marshall

Nano Letters 16 (2015)


The effect of atomic structure on interface spin-polarization of half-metallic spin valves: Co2MnSi/Ag epitaxial interfaces

Z. Nedelkoski, P.J. Hasnip, A.M. Sanchez, B. Kuerbanjiang, E. Higgins, M. Oogane, A. Hirohata, G.R. Bell and V.K. Lazarov

Applied Physics Letters 107 (2015)

Topological Insulators

Nanomaterials of the topological crystalline insulators, Pb1–xSnxTe and Pb1–xSnxSe

M. Saghir, A.M. Sanchez, S.A. Hindmarsh, S.J. York and G. Balakrishnan

Crystal Growth & Design 15 (2015)


Defect-free self-catalyzed GaAs/GaAsP nanowire quantum dots grown on silicon substrate

J. Wu, A. Ramsay, A.M. Sanchez, Y. Zhang, D. Kim, F. Brossard, X. Hu, M. Benamara, M.E. Ware, Y.I. Mazur, G.J. Salamo, M. Aagesen, Z. Wang and H. Liu

Nano Letters 16 (2015)


Osmium atoms and Os2 molecules move faster on selenium-doped compared to sulfur-doped boronic graphenic surfaces

N.P.E. Barry, A. Pitto-Barry, J. Tran, S.E.F. Spencer, A.M. Johansen, A.M. Sanchez, A.P. Dove, R.K. O’Reilly, R.J. Deeth, R. Beanland and P.J. Sadler

Chemistry of Materials 27 (2015)

Vertically Aligned

Realization of vertically aligned, ultrahigh aspect ratio InAsSb nanowires on graphite

E.A. Anyebe, A.M. Sanchez, S.A. Hindmarsh, X. Chen, J. Shao, M.K. Rajpalke, T.D. Veal, B.J. Robinson, O. Kolosov, F. Anderson, R. Sundaram, Z.M. Wang, V. Falko and Q. Zhuang

Nano Letters 15 (2015)

Artefacts GPA

Artefacts in geometric phase analysis of compound materials

J.J.P. Peters, R. Beanland, M. Alexe, J.W. Cockburn, D.G. Revin, S.Y. Zhang and A.M. Sanchez

Ultramicroscopy 157 (2015)

Polarity Driven

Polarity-driven quasi-3-fold composition symmetry of self-catalyzed III–V–V ternary core–shell nanowires

Y. Zhang, A.M. Sanchez, J. Wu, M. Aagesen, J.V. Holm, R. Beanland, T. Ward and H. Liu

Nano Letters 15 (2015)


Sb-induced phase control of InAsSb nanowires grown by molecular beam epitaxy

Q.D. Zhuang, E.A. Anyebe, R. Chen, H. Liu, A.M. Sanchez, M.K. Rajpalke, T.D. Veal, Z.M. Wang, Y.Z. Huang and H.D. Sun

Nano Letters 15 (2015)

Bismuth incorporation and the role of ordering in GaAsBi/GaAs structures

D.F. Reyes, F. Bastiman, C.J. Hunter, D.L. Sales, A.M. Sanchez, J.P. David and D. González

Nanoscale Research Letters 9 (2014)

Wafer-scale fabrication of self-catalyzed 1.7 eV GaAsP core–shell nanowire photocathode on silicon substrates

J. Wu, Y. Li, J. Kubota, K. Domen, M. Aagesen, T. Ward, A.M. Sanchez, R. Beanland, Y. Zhang, M. Tang, S. Hatch, A. Seeds and H. Liu

Nano Letters 14 (2014)

Optimal growth and thermal stability of crystalline Be0.25Zn0.75O alloy films on Al2O3(0001)

D. Park, A. Krupski, A.M. Sanchez, C. Choi, M. Yi, H. Lee, S.R.C. McMitchell and C.F. McConville

Applied Physics Letters 104 (2014)

Design rules for dislocation filters

T. Ward, A.M. Sanchez, M. Tang, J. Wu, H. Liu, D.J. Dunstan and R. Beanland

Journal of Applied Physics 116 (2014)

Fabrication of crystals from single metal atoms

N. Barry, A. Pitto-Barry, A.M. Sanchez, A.P. Dove, R.J. Procter, J.J. Soldevila-Barreda, N. Kirby, I. Hands-Portman, C.J. Smith, R.K. O’Reilly, R. Beanland and P.J. Sadler

Nature Communications 5 (2014)

Graphitic platform for self-catalysed InAs nanowires growth by molecular beam epitaxy

Q.D. Zhuang, E.A. Anyebe, A.M. Sanchez, M.K. Rajpalke, T.D. Veal, A. Zhukov, B.J. Robinson, F. Anderson, O. Kolosov and V. Fal’ko

Nanoscale Research Letters 9 (2014)

Self‐catalysed growth of InAs nanowires on bare Si substrates by droplet epitaxy

E.A. Anyebe, Q. Zhuang, A.M. Sanchez, S. Lawson, A.J. Robson, L. Ponomarenko, A. Zhukov and O. Kolosov

Physica Status Solidi Rapid Research Letters 8 (2014)

Lateral heterojunctions within monolayer MoSe2–WSe2 semiconductors

C. Huang, S. Wu, A.M. Sanchez, J.J.P. Peters, R. Beanland, J.S. Ross, P. Rivera, W. Yao, D.H. Cobden and X. Xu

Nature materials 13 (2014)

Epitaxial growth of cubic MnSb on GaAs and InGaAs(111)

G.R. Bell, C.W. Burrows, T.P.A. Hase, M.J. Ashwin, S.R.C. McMitchell, A.M. Sanchez and J.D. Aldous

SPIN 04 (2014)

Exploiting nucleobase-containing materials – from monomers to complex morphologies using RAFT dispersion polymerization

Y. Kang, A. Pitto-Barry, H. Willcock, W. Quan, N. Kirby, A.M. Sanchez and R.K. O'Reilly

Polymer Chemistry 6 (2014)

A new approach to high resolution, high contrast electron microscopy of macromolecular block copolymer assemblies

M.A. Dyson, A.M. Sanchez, J.P. Patterson, R.K. O'Reilly, J. Sloan and N.R. Wilson

Soft Matter 9 (2013)

III-V quantum light source and cavity-QED on silicon

I.J. Luxmoore, R. Toro, O. Del Pozo-Zamudio, N.A. Wasley, E.A. Chekhovich, A.M. Sanchez, R. Beanland, A.M. Fox, M.S. Skolnick, H.Y. Liu and A.I. Tartakovskii

Scientific Reports 3 (2013)

Structural and magnetic properties of pulsed laser deposited SrRuO3/CoFe2O4/La2/3Sr1/3MnO3 magnetic oxide heterostructures on SrTiO3(001) and MgO(001)

L. Akaslompolo, A.M. Sanchez, Q.H. Qin, A. Hakola, T. Kajava and S. van Dijken

Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing 110 (2013)

Long-wavelength photoluminescence from stacked layers of high-quality type-II GaSb/GaAs quantum rings

P.J. Carrington, R.J. Young, P.D. Hodgson, A.M. Sanchez, M. Hayne and A. Krier

Crystal Growth & Design 13 (2013)

Weak mismatch epitaxy and structural Feedback in graphene growth on copper foil

N.R. Wilson, A.J. Marsden, M. Saghir, C.J. Bromley, R. Schaub, G. Costantini, T.W. White, C. Partridge, A. Barinov, P. Dudin, A.M. Sanchez, J.J. Mudd, M. Walker and G.R. Bell

Nano Research 6 (2013)

High-accuracy analysis of nanoscale semiconductor layers using beam-exit Ar-ion polishing and scanning probe microscopy

A.J. Robson, I. Grishin, R.J. Young, A.M. Sanchez, O.V. Kolosov and M. Hayne

ACS Applied MAterials & Interfaces 5 (2013)

Optical observation of single-carrier charging in type-II quantum ring ensembles

R.J. Young, E.P. Smakman, A.M. Sanchez, P. Hodgson, P.M. Koenraad and M. Hayne

Applied Physics Letters 100 (2012)

Cubic MnSb: Epitaxial growth of a predicted room temperature half-metal

J.D. Aldous, C.W. Burrows, A.M. Sanchez, R. Beanland, I. Maskery, M.K. Bradley, M. dos Santos Dias, J.D. Staunton and G.R. Bell

Physical Review B 85 (2012)

Toward all-oxide magnetic tunnel junctions: Epitaxial growth of SrRuO3/CoFe2O4/La2/3Sr1/3MnO3 trilayers

A.M. Sanchez, L. Äkäslompolo, Q.H. Qin and S. van Dijken

Crystal Growth & Design 12 (2012)

A simple approach to characterizing block copolymer assemblies: graphene oxide supports for high contrast multi-technique imaging

J.P. Patterson, A.M. Sanchez, N. Petzetakis, T.P. Smart, T.H. Epps III, I. Portman, N.R. Wilson and R.K. O'Reilly

Soft Matter 8 (2012)

Relaxation dynamics and residual strain in metamorphic AlSb on GaAs

J.M. Ripalda, A.M. Sanchez, A.G. Taboada, A. Rivera, B. Alén, Y. González, L. González, F. Briones, T.J. Rotter and G. Balakrishnan

Applied Physics Letters 100 (2012)

Structural analysis of strained quantum dots using nuclear magnetic resonance

E.A. Chekhovich, K.V. Kavokin, J. Puebla, A.B. Krysa, M. Hopkinson, A.D. Andreev, A.M. Sanchez, R. Beanland, M.S. Skolnick and A.I. Tartakovskii

Nature Nanotechnology 7 (2012)

Quantitative study of the interfacial intermixing and segregation effects across the wetting layer of Ga(As,Sb)-capped InAs quantum dots

E. Luna, A.M. Beltran, A.M. Sanchez and S.I. Molina

Applied Physics Letters 101 (2012)

Enhanced infrared photo-response from GaSb/GaAs quantum ring solar cells

P.J. Carrington, M.C. Wagener, J.R. Botha, A.M. Sanchez and A. Krier

Applied Physics Letters 101 (2012)

Influence of charged-dislocation density variations on carrier mobility in heteroepitaxial semiconductors: The case of SnO2 on sapphire

S.K. Vasheghani Farahani, T.D. Veal, A.M. Sanchez, O. Bierwagen, M.E. White, S. Gorfman, P.A. Thomas, J.S. Speck and C.F. McConville

Physical Review B 86 (2012)

Cubic MnSb: Epitaxial growth of a predicted room temperature half-metal

J.D. Aldous, C.W. Burrows, A.M. Sanchez, R. Beanland, I. Maskery, M.K. Bradley, M. dos Santos Dias, J.D. Staunton and G.R. Bell

Physical Review B 85 (2012)

Structural characterization of GaSb-capped InAs/GaAs quantum dots with a GaAs intermediate layer

A.M. Beltran, T. Ben, A.M. Sanchez, J.M. Ripalda, A.G. Taboada and S.I. Molina

Materials Letters 65 (2011)

Physical Vapor Deposition of Metal Nanoparticles on Chemically Modifies Graphene: Observations on Metal-Graphene interactions

A.M. Beltran, T. Ben, P.A. Pandey, G.R. Bell, J.P. Rourke, A.M. Sanchez, M.D. Elkin, B.J. Hickey and N.R. Wilson

Small 22 (2011)

Structural Origin of Enhanced Luminescence Efficiency of Antimony Irradiated InAs Quantum Dots

A.M. Beltran, T. Ben, D.L. Sales, A.M Sanchez, J.M. Ripalda, A.G. Taboada, M. Varela, S.J. Pennycook and S.I. Molina

Advanced Science Letters 4 (2011)

Photoluminescence of InAs0.926Sb0.063N0.011/InAs multi-quantum wells in the mid-infrared spectral range

M. de la Mare, P.J. Carrington, R. Wheatley, Q. Zhuang, R. Beanland, A.M. Sanchez and A. Krier

Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 43 (2010)

Structural and optical changes induced by incorporation of antimony

A.G. Taboada, A.M. Sanchez, A.M. Beltrán, M. Bozkurt, D. Alonso-Álvarez, B. Alén, A. Rivera, J.M. Ripalda, J. M. Llorens, J. Martín-Sánchez, Y. González, J.M. Ulloa, J.M. García, S. I. Molina and P. M. Koenraad

Physical Review B 82 (2010)

Reducing carrier escape in the InAs/GaAs quantum dot intermediate band solar cell

E. Antolin, A. Marti, C.D. Farmer, P.G. Linares, E. Hernandez, A.M. Sanchez, T. Ben, S.I. Molina, C.R. Stanley and A. Luque

Journal of Applied Physics 108 (2010)

Electron tomography of III-V quantum dots using dark field 002 imaging conditions

R. Beanland, A.M. Sanchez, J.C. Hernandez-Garrido, D. Wolf and P.A. Midgley

Journal of Microscopy 237 (2010)

Blocking of indium incorporation by antimony in III-V-Sb nanostructures

A.M. Sanchez, A.M. Beltran, R. Beanland, T. Ben, M.H. Gass, F. de la Pena, M. Walls, A.G. Taboada, J.M. Ripalda and S.I. Molina

Nanotechnology 21 (2010)

Anomalous magnetic field effects during pulsed injection metal-organic chemica vapor deposition of magnetite films

A. Zukova, A. Teiserskis, Y.K. Gun’ko, A.M. Sanchez and S. van Dijken

Applied Physics Letters 96 (2010)

“Correlation between defect density and current leakage in InAs/GaAs quantum dot-in-well structures”. A.M. Sánchez, R. Beanland, N.F. Hasbullah, M. Hopkinson and J.P.R. David. J. Appl. Phys. 106 (2009) 024502. http://10.1063/1.3168492

“Optical polarization anisotropy of a-plane GaN/AlGaN multiple quantum well structures grown on r-plane sapphire substrates”. T.J. Badcock, P. Dawson M.J. Kappers, C. McAleese, J.L. Hollander, C.F. Johnston, D.V. Sridhara Rao, A.M. Sánchez and C.J. Humphreys. J. Appl. Phys. 105 (2009) 123112. http://10.1063/1.3156688

“Properties of non-polar a-plane GaN/AlGaN quantum wells”. J. Kappers, J.L. Hollander, C.F. Johnston, C. McAleese, D.V.S. Rao, A.M. Sánchez. C.J. Humphreys, T.J. Badcock and P. Dawson. J. Cryst. Growth 310 (2008) 4983. http://10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2008.08.048

“Quantum dots in strained layers –preventing relaxation through the precipitate hardening effect”.R. Beanland, J.P. David and A.M. Sánchez. J. Appl. Phys. 104 (2008) 123502. http://10.1063/1.3028270

“Carrier recombination effects in strain compensated quantum dot stacks embedded in solar cell”. D. Alonso-Alvarez, A. g. Taboada, J.M. Ripalda, B. Alen, Y. Gonzalez, L. Gonzalez, J.M. Garcia, F. Briones, A. Marti, A. Luque, A.M. Sanchez and S.I. Molina. Appl. Phys. Lett. 93 (2008) 123114. http://10.1063/1.2978243

 “Optical properties of GaN/AlGaN quantum wells grown on nonpolar substrates”. T.J. Badcock, P. Dawson, M.J. Kappers, C. MaAleese, J.L. Hollander, C.F. Johnston, D.V. Shidhara Rao, A.M. Sanchez and C.J. Humphreys. Appl. Phys. Lett. 93 (2008) 101901. http://10.1063/1.2971205

“Structural analysis of life tested 1.3micron quantum dot lasers”. R. Beanland, A.M. Sánchez, D. Childs, K. M. Groom, H.Y. Liu, D. J. Mowbray and M. Hopkinson. J. Appl. Phys. 103 (2008) 014913. http://10.1063/1.2827451

“Incorporation of Sb in InAs/GaAs quantum dots”. S.I. Molina, A.M. Sánchez, A.M. Beltran, D.L. Sales, T. Ben, M.F. Chisholm, M. Varela, S.J. Pennycook and P. Galindo. Appl. Phys. Lett. 91 (2007) 263105. http://10.1063/1.2826546

“Ferroelectric parallel-plate capacitors with copper electrodes for high-frequency applications”. T. Riekkinen, T. Mattila, S. van Dijken, A. Lüker, Q. Zhang, P.B. Kirby and A.M. Sánchez. Appl. Phys. Lett. 91 (2007) 252902. http://10.1063/1.2825274

“Strain mapping at atomic scale in high mismatched heterointerfaces”. A.M. Sánchez, J.G. Lozano, D. Gonzalez, R. Garcia, M. Herrera, S. Ruffenach and O. Briot. Advanced Functional Materials 17 (2007) 2588. http://10.1002/adfm.200600813

“Strain Relief Analysis of InN Quantum Dots Grown on GaN”. J.G. Lozano, A.M. Sánchez, R. García, S. Ruffenach, O. Briot and D. González. Nanoscale Res. Lett. 2 (2007) 442. http://10.1007/s11671-007-9080-6

“The Peak Pairs algorithm for strain mapping from HRTEM images”. P.L. Galindo, S. Kret, A.M. Sánchez, J.Y. Laval, A. Yanez, J. Pizarro, E. Guerrero, T. Ben and S.I. Molina. Ultramicroscopy 107 (2007) 1186. http://10.1016/j.ultramic.2007.01.019

“Configuration of the misfit dislocation networks in uncapped and capped InN quantum dots”. J. G. Lozano, A.M. Sánchez, R. Garcia, D. Gonzalez, M. Herrera, N.D. Browining, S. Ruffenach and O. Briot. Appl. Phys. Lett. 91 (2007) 071915.http://10.1063/1.2770776

“Structural, Magnetic and transport properties of Fe3O4/Si(111) and Fe3O4/Si(001)”. C. Boothman, A.M. Sánchez and S. van Dijken. J. Appl. Phys. 101 (2007) 123903. http://10.1063/1.2745290

“A TEM study of the evolution of InAs/GaAs self-assembled dots on (311)B GaAs with growth interruption”. D.L. Sales, A.M. Sánchez, R. Beanland, M. Henini and S.I. Molina. Semiconductor Science and Technology 22 (2007) 168. http://10.1088/0268-1242/22/2/029

“Direct experimental evidence of metastable epitaxial zinc-blence MgS”. A.M. Sánchez, J. Olvera, T. Ben, S.I. Molina, J. Morrod and K. Prior. Appl. Phys. Lett. 89 (2006) 121907.http://10.1063/1.2353826

"Structural characterization of InN quantum dots grown by Metalorganic Vapour Phase Epitaxy”. J.G. Lozano, D. Gonzalez, A.M. Sánchez, D. Araujo, S. Ruffenach, O. Briot and R. Garcia. Phys. Stat. Sol. (c) 3 (2006) 1687

“Effect of growing temperature on AlGaInN layers: a TEM analysis”. D. Mendez, M. Albrecht, E. Monroy, D. Jalabert, H.P. Strunk, A.M. Sánchez and R. Garcia. Phys. Stat. Sol. (c) 3 (2006) 1400

“Quantitative Strain Mapping Applied to Aberration Corrected HAADF images”. A.M. Sánchez, P.L. Galindo, S.Kret, M. Fake, R. Beanland and P. Goodhew.Microsc. And Microanal. 12 (2006) 285. http://10.1017/S1431927606060363

“Misfit relaxation of InN quantum-dots: the effect of the GaN capping layer”. J.G. Lozano, A.M. Sánchez, R. García, R. Ruffenach, O. Briot and D. González. Appl. Phys. Lett. 88 (2006) 151913. http://10.1063/1.2195642

“An approach to the systematic distortion correction in aberration-corrected HAADF images”. A.M. Sánchez, P.L. Galindo, S.Kret, M. Fake, R. Beanland and P. Goodhew. J. Microsc. 221 (2006). http://10.1111/j.1365-2818.2006.01533.x

“Nanometric-scale strain measurements in semiconductors: an approach using the plasmon peak in electron energy loss spectra". A.M. Sánchez, R. Beanland, A.J. Papworth, M.H. Gass, P.J. Goodhew and R. Garcia. Appl. Phys. Lett. 88 (2006) 051917. http://10.1063/1.2169904

“Room temperature emission at 1.6 mm from InGaAs quantum dots capped with GaAsSb”. J.M. Ripalda, D. Granados, Y. González, A.M. Sánchez, S.I. Molina and J.M. García. Appl. Phys. Lett. 87 (2005) 202108. http://10.1063/1.2130529

“Nucleation of InN quantum dots on GaN by metalorganic vapour phase epitaxy”. J.G. Lozano, A.M. Sánchez, R. García, D. González, D. Araujo, R. Ruffenach and O. Briot. Appl. Phys. Lett. 87 (2005) 263104. http://10.1063/1.2152110

“Interfacial steps, dislocations and inversion domain boundaries in the GaN/AlN(Si (0001)/(111) epitaxial system”. G. P. Dimitrakopoulos, A.M. Sánchez, Ph. Komninou, Th. Kehagias, Th. Karakostas, G. Nouet and P. Ruterana. Phys. Stat. Sol. (b) 242 (2005) 1617. http://10.1002/pssb.200440058

“Mapping quantum dot-in-well structures on the nanoscale using the plasmon peak in electron energy loss spectra” . A.M. Sánchez, R. Beanland, M. Gass, A.J. Papworth, P.J. Goodhew and M. Hopkinson. Phys. Rev. B 72 (2005) 075339. http://10.1103/PhysRevB.72.075339

“Mechanism for pinhole formation in GaN/AlN/Si(111) MBE layers from steps at the substrate surface”. A.M. Sánchez, G. P. Dimitrakopoulos and P. Ruterana. Appl. Phys. Lett. 86 (2005) 011917. http://10.1063/1.1845599

“Disconnections and Inversion Domain Formation in GaN/AlN Heteroepitaxy on (111)Si”. G. P. Dimitrakopoulos, A.M. Sánchez, Ph. Komninou, P. Ruterana, G. Nouet, Th. Kehagias and Th. Karakostas. Phys. Stat. Sol. (c) 2 (2005) 2500

“V-defects and dislocations in INGaN/GaN heterostructures". A.M. Sánchez, M. Gass, A.J. Papworth, P.J. Goodhew, P. Singh, P. Ruterana, H.K. Cho, R.K. Choi and H.J. Lee. Thin Solid Films 479 (2005) 316. http://10.1016/j.tsf.2004.11.207

“Strain relief and nucleation mechanisms of InN quantum dots”. J.G. Lozano, A.M. Sánchez, R. Garcia, S. Ruffenach, O. Briot and D. Gonzalez. Quantum dots: Research, Technology and Applications (2009) Ed. Nova Publishers, 269-300

“Extended defects in wurtzite GaN layers: Atomic structure, formation and interaction mechanisms” P. Ruterana, A.M. Sánchez and G. Nouet. Nitride Semiconductors. Handbook on Materials and Devices (2003) WiILEY-VCH, 379-438


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