Skip to main content


In addition to the list below, please see the full list of publications from the Warwick Photoemission Facility.

Articles under review

No. Authors Publication Title Link
  O. Vavasour, R. Jeffries, M. Walker, J. Roberts, N. Meakin, et al. (on semiconductors) Submitted to J. Mater. Chem. C
  K.P. Marshall, S. Tao, D.S. Cook, J. Lloyd-Hughes, S. Varagnolo, et al. (on perovskites) Submitted to Mater. Chem. Front.
  J. Ustarroz, I.M. Ornelas, G. Zhang, D. Perry, M. Kang, et al. (on nanoclusters) Submitted to ACS Nano.
  D.-S. Park, G.J. Rees, H. Wang, D. Rata, A. Bhatnagar, et al. (On dielectric oxides) Submitted to Adv. Mater.
  A.J. Ramadan, N.K. Noel, S. Fearn, N. Young, M. Walker, et al. (on perovskites) Submitted to Adv. Energy Mater.

Accepted articles

No. Authors Publication Title Link
61 H.-C. Chen, A. Halford, M. Walker, C. Brennan, L. Stanley, et al. Electrochemical characterization and regeneration of sulfur poisoned Pt catalysts in aqueous media J. Electroanal. Chem. 816 138
60 S.J. Adams, A.J. Carrod, L.A. Rochford, M. Walker and Z. Pikramenou Surfactant-enhanced Luminescence Lifetime for Biomolecular Detection on Luminescent Gold Surfaces Decorated with Transition Metal Complexes ChemistrySelect 3 3251


No. Authors Publication Title Link
59 G.D.M.R. Dabera, M. Walker, A.M. Sanchez, H.J. Pereira, R. Beanland and R.A. Hatton Retarding oxidation of copper nanoparticles without electrical isolation and the size dependence of work function Nat. Commun. 8 1894
58 K.P. Marshall, M. Walker, R.I. Walton and R.A. Hatton Elucidating the role of the hole-extracting electrode on the stability and efficiency of inverted CsSnI3 / C60 perovskite photovoltaics J. Mater. Chem. A 5 21836
57 A.M. Eissa, P. Wilson, C.Chen, J.E. Collins, M. Walker, et al. Reversible surface functionalisation of emulsion-templated porous polymers using dithiophenol maleimide functional macromolecules Chem. Comm. 53 9789
56 C.I. Biggs, C. Packer, S. Hindmarsh, M. Walker, N.R. Wilson, et al. Impact of Sequential Surface-Modification of Graphene Oxide on Ice Nucleation Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19 21929
55 C. Bentley, M. Yang, F. Maddar, F. Li, M. Walker, et al. Electrochemical Maps and Movies of the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction on Natural Crystals of Molybdenite (MoS2): Basal vs. Edge Plane Activity Chem. Sci. 8 6583
54 W. Xu, D. Du, R. Lan, J. Humphreys, D.N. Miller, M. Walker, et al. Electrodeposited NiCu bimetal on carbon paper as stable non-noble anode for efficient electrooxidation of ammonia Accepted in Appl. Catal. B
53 J.T. Cardoso, A. Garcia-Giron, J.M. Romano, D. Huerta-Murillo, R. Jagdheesh, et al. Influence of ambient conditions on the evolution of wettability properties of an IR-, ns-laser textured aluminium alloy RSC Adv., 7, 39617
52 T. Suzuki, J. Lawrence, M. Walker, J.M. Morbec, P. Blowey, et al. Indium coverage of the Si(111)-√7×√3-In surface Phys. Rev. B 96 035412.
51 W. Xu, R. Lan, D. Du, J. Humphreys, M. Walker, et al. Directly growing hierarchical nickel-copper hydroxide nanowires on carbon fibre cloth for efficient electrooxidation of ammonia Appl. Catal. B 218 470.
50 F. Li, O. Vavasour, M. Walker, D.M. Martin, Y.K. Sharma, et al. SiC-Oxide Interface and MOS Structures Characterisation Mater. Sci. Forum 897 151.
49 L. Somerville, J.M. Hooper, J. Marco, A. McGordon, C. Lyness, M. Walker and P. Jennings Impact of Vibration on the Surface Film of Lithium-ion Cells Energies 10, 741
48 S. Won, S.-J. Richards, M. Walker and M.I. Gibson Externally controllable glycan presentation on nanoparticle surfaces to modulate lectin recognition Nanoscale Horiz. 2 106.
47 N.S. Ieong, C.I. Biggs, M. Walker and M.I. Gibson Comparison of RAFT derived Poly(vinylpyrolidone) verses Poly(oligoethyleneglycol methacrylate) for the Stabilization of Glycosylated Gold Nanoparticles J. Polym. Sci. A Polym. Sci. 55 1200.
46 J.B. Omajali, A. Hart, M. Walker, J. Wood and L.E. Macaskie In-Situ Catalytic Upgrading of Heavy Oil Using Dispersed Bionanoparticles Supported on Gram-Positive and Gram-Negative Bacteria Appl. Catal. B 203 807


No. Authors Publication Title Link
45 K.P. Marshall, M. Walker, R.I. Walton and R.A. Hatton Enhanced Efficiency and Exceptional Stability in Hole-Transport Layer Free CsSnI3 Perovskite Photovoltaics Nature Energy 1 16178
44 S. Won, D.J. Phillips, M. Walker and M.I. Gibson Co-operative Transitions of Responsive-Polymer Coated Gold Nanoparticles; Precision Tuning and Direct Evidence for Co-operative Aggregation J. Mater. Chem. B 4 5673
43 C.I. Biggs, M.Walker and M.I. Gibson 'Grafting to' of RAFTed Responsive Polymers to Glass Subrates by Thiol-ene and Critical Comparison to Thiol-Gold Coupling Biomacromolecules 17 2626
42 G. Zhang, M. Walker and P. Unwin Low-voltage Voltammetric Electrowetting of Graphite Surfaces by Ion Intercalation/De-intercalation Langmuir 32 7476
41 I. Maskery, C.W. Burrows, M. Walker, R.P. Singh, G. Balakrishnan, et al. Bulk crystal growth and surface preparation of NiSb, MnSb and NiMnSb J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 34 041219
40 G. Balakrishnan, M. Saghir, M.R. Lees, S.J. York, S.A. Hindmarsh, A.M. Sanchez, M. Walker, et al., Nanomaterials and Crystals of Topological Insulators and Topological Crystalline Insulators J. Indian Inst. Sci. 96 121
39 M.S. Tyler, M. Walker and R.A. Hatton High performance silver window electrodes for top-illuminated organic photovoltaics using an organo-molybdenum oxide bronze inter-layer ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 8, 12316.
38 M. Walker, M. Tedder, J. Palmer, J.J. Mudd and C.F. McConville Low temperature removal of surface oxides and hydrocarbons from Ge(100) using atomic hydrogen Appl. Surf. Sci. 379, 1
37 A.J. Ramadan, I. Hancox, S. Huband, C.C. Parkins, S.A.F. Bon, et al. Selecting phthalocyanine polymorphs using local chemical termination variations in copper iodide J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 4448
36 M. Saghir, M. Walker, C.F. McConville and G. Balakrishnan SnTe microcrystals: surface cleaning of a topological crystalline insulator Appl. Phys. Lett. 108, 061602
35 E. Bennett, J. Monzo, M. Walker, C.F. McConville, A. Yanson, et al. A New Synthetic Route for an Effective Preparation of Metal Alloy Nanoparticles and Its Use as Active Electrocatalyst Towards the Oxidation of Formic Acid ACS Catal. 6, 1533
34 D.-S. Park, H. Wang, S.K. Vasheghani Farahani, M. Walker, A. Bhatnagar Self-assembled passivation of semiconducting oxides Scientific Reports 6, 18449


No. Authors Publication Title Link
33 G. Nomthandazo Ngubeni, J. Britton, J. Mack, E. New, I. Hancox, et al. Spectroscopic and nonlinear optical properties of the four positional isomers of 4α-(4-tert-butylphenoxy)phthalocyanine J. Mater. Chem. C 3, 10705
32 A. Pitto-Barry, L.M.A. Perdigao, M. Walker, J. Lawrence, G. Costantini, et al. Synthesis and controlled growth of osmium nanoparticles by electron irradiation Dalton Trans. 44, 20308.
31 C.I. Hiley, D.O. Scanlon, A.A. Sokol, S.M. Woodley, A.M. Ganose, et al. Antiferromagnetism at T > 500 K in the Layered Hexagonal Ruthenate


Phys. Rev. B 92, 104413.
30 C. Bosch-Navarro, M. Walker, N.R. Wilson, J.P. Rourke Covalent modification of exfoliated fluorographite with nitrogen functionalities J. Mater. Chem. C 3, 7627.
29 G.E. Wood, A.J. Marsden, J.J. Mudd, M. Walker, M. Asensio, et al. van der Waals epitaxy of monolayer hexagonal boron nitride on copper foil: growth, crystallography and electronic band structure 2D Materials 2, 025003.
28 M.S. Tyler, O.S. Hutter, M. Walker and R.A. Hatton A Silver-Free, Reflective Substrate Electrode for Electron Extraction in Top-Illuminated Organic Photovoltaics Chem. Phys. Chem. 16, 1203.
27 K.I. Doig, J.J.P. Peters, S. Nawaz, D. Walker, M. Walker, et al. Structural, optical and vibrational properties of self-assembled Pbn+1(Ti1−xFex)nO3n+1 Ruddlesden-Popper superstructures Scientific Reports 5 7719.


No. Authors Publication Title Link
26 E. New, I. Hancox, L.A. Rochford, M. Walker, C. Argent Dearden, et al. Organic photovoltaic cells utilising ZnO electron extraction layers produced through thermal conversion of ZnSe J. Mater. Chem. A, 2, 19201
25 D.-S. Park, S.K. Vasheghani Farahani, M. Walker, J.J. Mudd, et al. Recrystallization of Highly-Mismatched BexZn1-xO Alloys: Formation of a Degenerate Interface Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 6, 18758
24 N.K. Unsworth, I. Hancox, C. Argent Dearden, P. Sullivan, M. Walker, et al. Comparison of dimethyl sulfoxide treated highly conductive poly (3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene): poly(styrenesulfonate) electrodes for use in indium tin oxide-free organic electronic photovoltaic devices Org. Electron. 15, 2624
23 H.R. Thomas, A.J. Marsden, M. Walker, N.R. Wilson and J.P. Rourke Sulfur-functionalized graphene oxide by epoxide ring-opening Angew. Chem. Int. Edit. 53 7613.
22 C. Argent Dearden, M. Walker, N. Beaumont, I. Hancox, N.K. Unsworth, et al. High voltage hybrid organic photovoltaics using a zinc oxide acceptor and a subphthalocyanine donor Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 16 18926.
21 D.-S. Park, J.J. Mudd, M. Walker, A. Krupski, D. Seghier, et al. Pinning effect on the band gap modulation of crystalline BexZn1−xO alloy films grown on Al2O3(0001) Cryst. Eng. Comm. 16 2136.


No. Authors Publication Title Link
20 C.W. Burrows, A. Dobbie, M. Myronov, T.P.A. Hase, S.B. Wilkins, M. Walker, et al. Heteroepitaxial Growth of Ferromagnetic MnSb(0001) Films on Ge/Si(111) Virtual Substrates Cryst. Growth Des. 13, 4923.
19 N.R. Wilson, A. Marsden, M. Saghir, C. Bromley, R. Schaub, G.Costantini, T. White, et al. Weak mismatch epitaxy and structural feedback in graphene growth on copper foil Nano Research 6, 99.
18 I. Hancox, L. Rochford, D. Clare, M. Walker, J.J. Mudd, P. Sullivan, S. Schumann, et al. Optimisation of a High Work Function Solution Processed Vanadium Oxide Hole Extracting Layer for Small Molecule and Polymer Organic Photovoltaic Cells J Phys Chem 117, 49.


No. Authors Publication Title Link
17 J.D. Aldous, C.W. Burrows, I. Maskery, M. Brewer, D. Pickup, M. Walker, et al. Growth and characterisation of NiSb(0001)/GaAs(111)B epitaxial films J Cryst Growth 357, 1
16 L. Fishwick, M. Walker, M.K. Bradley, D.P. Woodruff and C.F. McConville Surface structure of GaP(110): Ion scattering and density functional theory study Phys Rev B 85, 045322


No. Authors Publication Title Link
15 M. Walker, M.G. Brown, M. Draxler, M.G. Dowsett, C.F. McConville, et al. Structural analysis of the Cu(100)-p(3root2×root2)R45-Sn surface using low and medium energy ion scattering spectroscopies Surface Science 605, 1934
14 M. Walker, M.G. Brown, M. Draxler, M.G. Dowsett, C.F. McConville, et al. Structural analysis of the Cu(100)-p(2×2)-Sn surface using low and medium energy ion scattering spectroscopies Phys Rev B 83, 085424


No. Authors Publication Title Link
13 T.C.Q. Noakes, P.Bailey, C.F. McConville, M. Draxler, M. Walker, M.G. Brown et al. Two- and three dimensional growth of Bi on i-Al-Pd-Mn studied using medium energy ion scattering Phys Rev B 82 195418
12 M. Walker, M.G. Brown, M. Draxler, L. Fishwick, M.G. Dowsett and C.F. McConville Analysis of the interactions between He+ ions and transition metal surfaces using co-axial impact collision ion scattering spectroscopy Surface Science 605, 107
11 D.C. Sheppard, M. Walker, C.F. McConville, D.P. Woodruff, T.C.Q. Noakes and P. Bailey Thiolate-induced lateral distortion of the Cu(100) surface Surface Science 604, 1727


No. Authors Publication Title Link
10 M. Walker, C.R. Parkinson and C.F. McConville Comment on "Computer Simulation of Coaxial Impact-Collision Ion Scattering Spectroscopy Spectra of Clean Pt(111) Surface and Pt(111)-p(2x2)-O Surface" by W. Takeuchi [Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 47 (2008) 7285]" Jap J Appl Phys 48, 099101


No. Authors Publication Title Link
9 T.D. Veal, P.D.C. King, M. Walker, C.F. McConville, et al. In-adlayers on non-polar and polar InN surfaces: Ion scattering and photoemission studies Physica B 401-402, 351


No. Authors Publication Title Link
8 M. Walker, C.R. Parkinson, M. Draxler, M.G. Brown and C.F. McConville Initial Growth of Platinum on Oxygen-Covered Ni(110) Surfaces Surface Science 600, 3327
7 M. Draxler, M. Walker and C.F. McConville Formation of metallic indium during atomic hydrogen cleaning of InN (0001) surfaces Nucl. Instrum. Meth. B 249, 886
6 M. Draxler, M. Walker and C.F. McConville Determination of a correction factor for the interaction potential of He+ ions backscattered from a Cu(100) surface Nucl. Instrum. Meth. B 249, 812
5 M. Walker, M. Draxler, C.R. Parkinson and C.F. McConville Characterisation of Pt Deposition on Clean and Oxidised Ni(110) Surfaces Nucl. Instrum. Meth. B 249, 314


No. Authors Publication Title Link
4 M. Walker, T.D. Veal, H. Lu, W.J. Schaff and C.F. McConville InN (0001) polarity by ion scattering spectroscopy Phys Stat Sol C 2, 2301
3 L.F.J. Piper, T.D. Veal, M. Walker, I. Mahboob, C.F. McConville et al. Clean wurtzite InN surfaces prepared with atomic hydrogen J Vac Sci Technol A 23, 617
2 M. Walker, C.R. Parkinson, M. Draxler and C.F. McConville Growth of thin platinum films on Cu(100): CAICISS, XPS and LEED studies Surface Science 584, 153


No. Authors Publication Title Link
1 C.R. Parkinson, M. Walker and C.F. McConville Reaction of atomic oxygen with a Pt(111) surface: chemical and structural determination using XPS, CAICISS and LEED Surface Science 545, 19