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Publications from WCUS users


A Nature-Inspired Sunscreen Filter with Symmetry-Driven Functionalization.
M.D. Horbury, E. Holt, L. Mouterde, P. Balaguer, J. Cebrian, L. Blasco, F. Allais and V.G. Stavros

Scalable interdigitated photoconductive emitters for the electrical modulation of terahertz beams with arbitrary linear polarization.
C.D.W. Mosley, M. Staniforth, A.I. Hernandez Serrano, E. Pickwell-MacPherson, J. Lloyd-Hughes

Ionic liquid gated carbon nanotube saturable absorber to switch pulse generation regime.
Y. Gladush, A. Mkrtchyan, D. Kopylova, A. Ivaneko, B. Nyushkov, S. Kobstev, A. Khegai, M. Melkumov, M. Burdanova, M. Staniforth, J. Lloyd-Hughes, A. Nasibulin

Targeted photoredox catalysis in cancer cells.
H. Huang, S. Banerjee, K. Qiu, P. Zhang, O. Blacque, T. Malcomson, M. J. Paterson, G. J. Clarkson, M. Staniforth, V. G. Stavros, G. Gasser, H. Chao, P. J. Sadler


Fri 15 Mar '19
image Giant negative terahertz photoconductivity in controllably doped carbon nanotube networks

M.G. Burdanova, A.P. Tsapenko, D.A. Satco, R.J. Kashtiban, C.D.W. Mosley, M. Monti, M. Staniforth, J. Sloan, Y. Gladush, A.G. Nasibulin and J. Lloyd-Hughes
ACS Photonics just accepted (Mar 2019) [ pdf ] [ ref ]

Thu 31 Jan '19
image The role of symmetric functionalisation on photoisomerisation of a UV commercial chemical filter

J.M. Woolley, J.S. Peters, M.A.P. Turner, G.J. Clarkson, M.D. Horbury and V.G. Stavros
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2019) [ref]

Tue 08 Jan '19
image Determination of secondary species in solution through pump-selective transient absorption spectroscopy and explicit-solvent TDDFT

M.A.P. Turner, M.D. Horbury, V.G. Stavros and N.D.M. Hine
J. Phys. Chem. A, 123 (2019) 873

Wed 14 Nov '18
image Substituent position effects on sunscreen photodynamics: a closer look at methyl anthranilate

N. D. N. Rodrigues, N. Cole-Filipiak, M. A. P. Turner, K. Krokidi, G. L. Thornton, G. W. Richings, N. D. M. Hines and V. G. Stavros.
Chem. Phys. 515, 596-602 (2018) [ref]

Tue 21 Aug '18
image Efficient Intraband Hot Carrier Relaxation in the Perovskite Semiconductor Cs1-xRbxSnI3 Mediated by Strong Electron-Phonon Coupling

M. Monti, S. Tao, M. Staniforth, A. Crocker, E. Griffin, A. Wijesekara, R.A. Hatton, and J. Lloyd-Hughes
J. Phys. Chem. C 122 20669 (Aug 2018) [ pdf ] [ ref ]

Wed 13 Jun '18
image Cs1−xRbxSnI3 light harvesting semiconductors for perovskite photovoltaics

K.P. Marshall, S. Tao, M. Walker, D.S. Cook, J. Lloyd-Hughes, S. Varagnolo, A. Wijesekara, D. Walker, R.I. Walton and R.A. Hatton
Materials Chemistry Frontiers 2:1515 (June 2018) [ pdf ] [ ref ]

Fri 01 Jun '18
image Highly Sensitive Terahertz Thin-Film Total Internal Reflection Spectroscopy Reveals in Situ Photoinduced Structural Changes in Methylammonium Lead Halide Perovskites

Q. Sun, X. Liu, J. Cao, R.I. Stantchev, Y. Zhou, X. Chen, E.P.J. Parrott, J. Lloyd-Hughes, N. Zhao, and E. Pickwell-MacPherson
J. Phys. Chem. C 122 17552 (June 2018) [ pdf ] [ ref ]

Fri 11 May '18
image Unravelling the Photoprotection Properties of Mycosporine Amino Acid Motifs

Jack M. Woolley, Michael Staniforth, Michael D. Horbury, Gareth W. Richings, Martin Wills, and Vasilios G. Stavros
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 9:3043 (May 2018) [ ref ]

Tue 24 Apr '18
image Ultrafast transient absorption spectroscopy of the sunscreen constituent ethylhexyl triazone

L.A. Baker, S. Clark, S. Habershon and V.G. Stavros
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 8 2113-2118 (2017) [ref]

Thu 15 Feb '18
image Photophysics of the sunscreen ingredient menthyl anthranilate and its precursor methyl anthranilate: a bottom-up approach to photoprotection

N. D. N. Rodrigues, N. Cole-Filipiak, M. D. Horbury, M. Staniforth, T. N. V. Karsili, Y. Peperstraete and V. G. Stavros J. Photochem. Photobio. A. 353, 376-384 (2018) [ref]

Tue 06 Feb '18
image Conduction properties of thin films from a water soluble carbon nanotube/hemicellulose complex

D. Shao, P. Yotprayoonsak, V. Saunajoki, M. Ahlskog, J. Virtanen, V. Kangas, A. Volodin, C. Van Haesendonck, M. Burdanova, C. D. W. Mosley and J. Lloyd-Hughes
Nanotechnology 29 145203 (Feb 2018) [ pdf ] [ ref ]

Mon 05 Feb '18
image Tracking a hysteretic and disorder-broadened phase transition via the electromagnon response in improper ferroelectrics

C. D. W. Mosely, D. Prabhakaran and J. Lloyd-Hughes
J. Phys. D: App. Phys. 51 (2018) [ref]

Tue 02 Jan '18
image Investigating isomer specific photoprotection in a model plant sunscreen

M. D. Horbury, A.L. Flourat, S.E. Greenough, F. Allais and V.G. Stavros.Chem. Commun., 54, 936-939 (2018) [ref]

Tue 26 Sep '17
image Terahertz spectroscopy of anisotropic materials using beams with rotatable polarization

C. D. W. Mosley, M. Failla, D. Prabhakaran and J. Lloyd-Hughes Scientific Reports 7 12337 (2017) [ref]

Thu 10 Aug '17
image First Step toward a Universal Fluorescent Probe: Unravelling the Photodynamics of an Amino–Maleimide Fluorophore

Michael Staniforth, Wen-Dong Quan, Tolga N. V. Karsili, Lewis A. Baker, Rachel K. O’Reilly, and Vasilios G. Stavros
J. Phys. Chem. A, 121:6357 (August 2017)

WCUS and affiliates publish a brand new work in which we discuss fluorescence quenching in a small, single moleucle fluorophore, and how learning the mechanism of this quenching can aid us in future design of new fluorescent tags.

Mon 10 Jul '17
image Elucidating nuclear motions in a plant sunscreen during photoisomerization through solvent viscosity effects

M. D. Horbury, W.-D. Quan, A. L. Flourat, F. Allais and V. G. Stavros. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2017) 19, 21127-21131 [ref]

Tue 04 Apr '17
image Photoisomerization of ethyl ferulate: A solution phase transient absorption study

M. D. Horbury, L. A. Baker, N. D. N. Rodrigues, W. -D. Quan and V. G. Stavros Chem. Phys. Lett. 673, 62-67 (2017) [ref]

Mon 13 Mar '17
image Colossal Terahertz Magnetoresistance at Room Temperature in Epitaxial La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 Nanocomposites and Single-Phase Thin Films

J. Lloyd-Hughes, C. D. W. Mosley, S. P. P. Jones, M. R. Lees, A. Chen, Q. X. Jia, E.-M. Choi, and J. L. MacManus-Driscoll. Nano. Lett., 17, 2506-2511 (2017)