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19 Oct 2017 Bandgap Engineering in OH-Functionalized Silicon Nanocrystals: Interplay between Surface Functionalization and Quantum Confinement

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Authors: Bürkle M, Lozac’h M, McDonald C, Mariotti D, Matsubara K, Švrček V. Advanced Functional Materials 27 (2017) 1701898

Link to paper:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adfm.201701898/abstract

Posted by Professor Davide Mariotti, Ulster University

18 Oct 2017 Stable ultrathin surfactant-free surface-engineered silicon nanocrystal solar cells deposited at room temperature

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Authors: Švrček V, McDonald C, Lozac’h M, Tayagaki T, Koganezawa T, Miyadera T, Mariotti D, Matsubara K. Energy Science and Engineering 5 (2017) 184

Link to paper:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ese3.165/abstract

Posted by Professor Davide Mariotti, Ulster University

31 Aug 2017 Ultra-small CuO nanoparticles with tailored energy-band diagram synthesized by a hybrid plasma-liquid process

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Authors: Velusamy T, Liguori A, Macias-Montero M, Padmanaban DB, Carolan D, Gherardi M, Colombo V, Maguire P, Švrček V, Mariotti D, Plasma Processes & Polymers 14 (2017) 1600224

Link to paper:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ppap.201600224/full

Posted by Professor Davide Mariotti, Ulster University

29 Aug 2017 Charge carrier localised in zero-dimensional (CH3NH3)3Bi2I9 clusters

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Authors: Ni C, Hedley G, Julia Payne, Švrček V, McDonald C, Jagadamma L K, Edwards P, Martin R, Jain G, Carolan D, Mariotti D, Maguire P, Samuel I, Irvine J, Nature Communications 8 (2017) 170

Link to paper:

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-017-00261-9

Posted by Professor Davide Mariotti, Ulster University 

 

Environmentally friendly nitrogen-doped carbon quantum dots for next generation solar cells

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Authors: Carolan D, Rocks C, Babu Padmanaban D, Maguire P, Švrček V, Mariotti D, Sustainable Energy Fuels 1 (2017) 1611

Link to paper:

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2017/se/c7se00158d#!divAbstract

Posted by Professor Davide Mariotti, Ulster University 

11 Aug 2017 Recent papers by Professor Charles Bangham, Imperial College London

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Dynamics and mechanisms of clonal expansion of HIV-1-infected cells in vivo. 

Authors: Yorifumi Satou, Hiroo Katsuya, Asami Fukuda, Naoko Misawa, Jumpei Ito, Yoshikazu Uchiyama, Paola Miyazato, Mohammad S Islam, Ariberto Fassati, Anat Melamed, Charles R. M. Bangham, Yoshio Koyanagi, Kei Sato.  2017. Scientific Reports, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-07307-4

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Charles R. M. Bangham and Masao Matsuoka. 2017. Human T-cell leukemia virus type 1: parasitism and pathogenesis.  Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, in press.

Exploring complete positivity in hierarchy equations of motion

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Paper resulting from work carried out during a JSPS Short Term Invitation Fellowship

Authors: B WittŁ RudnickiY Tanimura and F Mintert

Published 9 January 2017, New Journal of Physics, Volume 19, January 2017

Link to paper: 

http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1367-2630/19/1/013007

Posted by Professor Florian Mintert, Imperial College London 

10 Aug 2017 Acetate-mediated novel survival strategy against drought in plants

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KIM J-M, KIM TO T, MATSUI A, TANOI K, KOBAYASHI N, MATSUDA F, HABU Y, OGAWA D, SAKAMOTO T, MATSUNAGA S, BASHIR K, RASHEED S, ANDO M, TAKEDA H, KAWAURA K, KUSANO M, FUKUSHIMA A, ENDO TA, KUROMORI T, ISHIDA J, MOROSAWA T, TANAKA M, TORII C, TAKEBAYASHI Y, SAKAKIBARA H, OGIHARA Y, SAITO K, SHINOZAKI K, DEVOTO A AND SEKI M (2017) Nature Plants, 3, 17097, doi:10.1038/nplants.2017.97.

Posted by Dr Alessandra Devoto, Royal Holloway University of London

Convection induced by instabilities in the presence of a transverse seepage

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Abstract:

The transition of laterally heated flows in a vertical layer and in the presence of a streamwise pressure gradient is examined numerically for the case of different values Prandtl number. The stability analysis of the basic flow for the pure hydrodynamic case (Pr = 0) was reported in [1]. We find that in the absence of transverse pumping the previously known critical parameters are recovered [2], while as the strength of the Poiseuille flow component is increased the convective motion is delayed considerably. Following the linear stability analysis for the vertical channel flow our attention is focused on a study of the finite amplitude secondary travelling-wave (TW) solutions that develop from the perturbations of the transverse roll type imposed on the basic flow and temperature profiles. The linear stability of the secondary TWs against three-dimensional perturbations is also examined and it is shown that the bifurcating tertiary flows are phase-locked to the secondary TWs. (C) 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

By: Akinaga, T (Akinaga, Takeshi); Itano, T (Itano, Tomoaki); Generalis, S (Generalis, Sotos), JOURNAL: CHAOS SOLITONS & FRACTALS, Volume: 91  Pages: 533-543. DOI: 10.1016/j.chaos.2016.07.012, Published: OCT 2016

Posted by Dr Sotos Generalis, Aston University 

 

31 May 2017 Evidence for a bi-partition of the Younger Dryas Stadial in East Asia

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Sci. Rep. 7, 44983; doi: 10.1038/srep44983 (2017).

Posted by co author Dr Jonathan Tyler, University of Oxford