Paul O'Brien

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition of SnSe and Cu2SnSe3 thin films from molecular precursors
    Punarja Kevin
    The School of Chemistry and the School of Materials, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, M13 9PL Manchester, UK
    Chem Commun (Camb) 50:14328-30. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Low temperature CVD growth of PbS films on plastic substrates
    Javeed Akhtar
    School of Chemistry and School of Materials, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Chem Commun (Camb) 47:1991-3. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint A novel single source precursor: [bis(N,N-diethyl-N'-naphthoyl-selenoureato)palladium(ii)] for palladium selenide thin films and nanoparticles
    Javeed Akhtar
    School of Chemistry and Materials Science Centre, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Chem Commun (Camb) 47:1899-901. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Photoluminescence: Near-Unity Quantum Yields from Chloride Treated CdTe Colloidal Quantum Dots (Small 13/2015)
    Robert C Page
    FRS, School of Chemistry, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Small 11:1482. 2015
  5. doi request reprint Dynamics in next-generation solar cells: time-resolved surface photovoltage measurements of quantum dots chemically linked to ZnO (101[combining macron]0)
    Ben F Spencer
    School of Physics and Astronomy and the Photon Science Institute, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    Faraday Discuss 171:275-98. 2014
  6. doi request reprint The synthesis, spectroscopy and X-ray single crystal structure of catena-[(μ-anacardato)-copper(II)bipyridine][Cu2{(μ-O2CC6H3(o-OH)(o-C15H31)}4(NC5H5)2]
    Mohammad Azad Malik
    The School of Materials and the School of Chemistry, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Dalton Trans 42:14438-44. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint A single-source precursor route to unusual PbSe nanostructures by a solution-liquid-solid method
    Javeed Akhtar
    The Materials Science Centre and The School of Chemistry, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    J Am Chem Soc 134:2485-7. 2012
  8. pmc Near-Unity Quantum Yields from Chloride Treated CdTe Colloidal Quantum Dots
    Robert C Page
    FRS, School of Chemistry, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Small 11:1548-54. 2015
  9. ncbi request reprint A colloidal synthesis of CuInSe2, CuGaSe2 and CuIn(1-x)Ga(x)Se2 nanoparticles from diisopropyldiselenophosphinatometal precursors
    Sajid N Malik
    School of Chemistry and Manchester Material Science Centre, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Nanoscale 3:5132-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Synthesis of monodispersed magnetite nanoparticles from iron pivalate clusters
    Khadijat Abdulwahab
    School of Chemistry, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Dalton Trans 42:196-206. 2013

Collaborators

  • Ian H Hillier
  • Andrew G Thomas
  • Roger M Jarvis
  • Javeed Akhtar
  • Wendy R Flavell
  • Mohammad Azad Malik
  • Mohammad A Malik
  • Robert C Page
  • David J Binks
  • Floriana Tuna
  • Samantha J O Hardman
  • Karthik Ramasamy
  • Mohammad Afzaal
  • Edward A Lewis
  • Hanna Radtke
  • Sarah J Haigh
  • Federica Bondino
  • Elena Magnano
  • Ben F Spencer
  • Sajid N Malik
  • Darren M Graham
  • Marina A Leontiadou
  • Daniel Espinobarro-Velazquez
  • Igor Píš
  • Chen Li
  • Charles Smith
  • David J H Cant
  • Atip Pengpad
  • Karen L Syres
  • Punarja Kevin
  • David J Lewis
  • Khadijat Abdulwahab
  • Elaine A Seddon
  • Fausto Sirotti
  • Mathieu G Silly
  • Nathaniel Owusu Boadi
  • James Raftery
  • Dayo Oyetunde
  • Sandra Gardonio
  • Mark A Vincent
  • Kibriya Ahmad
  • Patrick J B Lunt
  • Jon Treacy
  • P John Thomas
  • Karina Schulte
  • Jason M Smith
  • Simon M Fairclough
  • Aleksander A Tedstone
  • Swapan Chattopadhyay
  • Parikshit Deshmukh
  • Matthew J Cliffe
  • Robin Pritchard
  • Kuveshni Govender
  • Richard E P Winpenny
  • Joseph Buchweishaija
  • Egid B Mubofu
  • Christopher A Muryn
  • Grigore A Timco
  • Elianaso Kimambo
  • Masood Akhtar
  • Johannes A M Awudza
  • Sumera Mahboob
  • Mateusz Banski
  • Neil A Burton
  • Marcin Syperek
  • Ursel Bangert
  • Stuart K Stubbs
  • Ho Ting Fung
  • Nasir Iqbal
  • Rana Farhat Mehmood
  • Jan Misiewicz
  • Nazre Haider
  • Artur Podhorodecki
  • Madeline Helliwell
  • Jamie S Ritch
  • Tristram Chivers

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint The aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition of SnSe and Cu2SnSe3 thin films from molecular precursors
    Punarja Kevin
    The School of Chemistry and the School of Materials, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, M13 9PL Manchester, UK
    Chem Commun (Camb) 50:14328-30. 2014
    ..Tin selenide (SnSe) and copper tin selenide (Cu2SnSe3) thin films have been deposited onto glass substrates by AACVD using [Sn(Ph2PSe2)2] or a mixture of [Sn(Ph2PSe2)2] and [Cu(acac)2] respectively. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Low temperature CVD growth of PbS films on plastic substrates
    Javeed Akhtar
    School of Chemistry and School of Materials, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Chem Commun (Camb) 47:1991-3. 2011
    ..The possible mechanism involved in this low temperature deposition has been probed by density functional theory calculations...
  3. ncbi request reprint A novel single source precursor: [bis(N,N-diethyl-N'-naphthoyl-selenoureato)palladium(ii)] for palladium selenide thin films and nanoparticles
    Javeed Akhtar
    School of Chemistry and Materials Science Centre, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Chem Commun (Camb) 47:1899-901. 2011
    ..We describe for the first time the use of a single source precursor to deposit thin films and nanocrystals of palladium selenide...
  4. doi request reprint Photoluminescence: Near-Unity Quantum Yields from Chloride Treated CdTe Colloidal Quantum Dots (Small 13/2015)
    Robert C Page
    FRS, School of Chemistry, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Small 11:1482. 2015
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  5. doi request reprint Dynamics in next-generation solar cells: time-resolved surface photovoltage measurements of quantum dots chemically linked to ZnO (101[combining macron]0)
    Ben F Spencer
    School of Physics and Astronomy and the Photon Science Institute, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    Faraday Discuss 171:275-98. 2014
    ..The results are discussed in the context of the development of next-generation solar cells. ..
  6. doi request reprint The synthesis, spectroscopy and X-ray single crystal structure of catena-[(μ-anacardato)-copper(II)bipyridine][Cu2{(μ-O2CC6H3(o-OH)(o-C15H31)}4(NC5H5)2]
    Mohammad Azad Malik
    The School of Materials and the School of Chemistry, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Dalton Trans 42:14438-44. 2013
    ..The EPR spectra of the polycrystalline product are consistent with spin S = 1. The zero-field splitting parameter and g tensor values are |D| = 0.36 cm(-1), g(||) = 2.36 and g(⊥) = 2.06...
  7. ncbi request reprint A single-source precursor route to unusual PbSe nanostructures by a solution-liquid-solid method
    Javeed Akhtar
    The Materials Science Centre and The School of Chemistry, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    J Am Chem Soc 134:2485-7. 2012
    ..The as-grown PbSe NWs are highly crystalline, defect free, and readily dispersible in organic solvents. The NWs have been characterized by X-ray diffraction and high-resolution transmission electron microscopy...
  8. pmc Near-Unity Quantum Yields from Chloride Treated CdTe Colloidal Quantum Dots
    Robert C Page
    FRS, School of Chemistry, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Small 11:1548-54. 2015
    ..This process also dramatically improves the air-stability of the CQDs: before treatment the PL is largely quenched after 1 hour of air-exposure, whilst the treated samples showed a PL QY of nearly 50% after more than 12 hours. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint A colloidal synthesis of CuInSe2, CuGaSe2 and CuIn(1-x)Ga(x)Se2 nanoparticles from diisopropyldiselenophosphinatometal precursors
    Sajid N Malik
    School of Chemistry and Manchester Material Science Centre, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Nanoscale 3:5132-9. 2011
    ..9 ± 0.6 nm (at 180 °C), 13.5 ± 2.9 nm (at 250 °C) and 14 ± 2.22 nm (at 250 °C) respectively. The p-XRD patterns for the nanoparticulate samples were assigned to the corresponding ICDD patterns for tetragonal chalcopyrite phase...
  10. doi request reprint Synthesis of monodispersed magnetite nanoparticles from iron pivalate clusters
    Khadijat Abdulwahab
    School of Chemistry, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Dalton Trans 42:196-206. 2013
    ..3 ± 0.4 and 4.9 ± 0.5 nm respectively. Magnetic measurements revealed that all the particles are superparamagnetic...
  11. doi request reprint Cadmium sulfide and cadmium phosphide thin films from a single cadmium compound
    Dayo Oyetunde
    School of Chemistry, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Inorg Chem 50:2052-4. 2011
    ..Decomposition of the precursor has been studied by pyrolysis-gas chromatography/mass spectrometry and modeled by density functional theory...
  12. doi request reprint Epitaxial CdTe rods on Au/Si islands from a molecular compound
    Kibriya Ahmad
    The School of Chemistry and Materials Science Centre, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    J Am Chem Soc 132:5964-5. 2010
    ..Formation of unusual CdTe rods on Si/SiO(2) and gold coated Si/SiO(2) surfaces is reported from chemical vapor deposition of Cd[(TeP(i)Pr(2))(2)N](2)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Routes to copper zinc tin sulfide Cu2ZnSnS4 a potential material for solar cells
    Karthik Ramasamy
    The Schools of Chemistry and Materials, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Chem Commun (Camb) 48:5703-14. 2012
    ..In this article, we review various deposition methods for CZTS thin films and the synthesis of CZTS nanoparticles. Studies of direct relevance to solar cell applications are emphasised and characteristic properties are collated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Electronic and surface properties of PbS nanoparticles exhibiting efficient multiple exciton generation
    Samantha J O Hardman
    School of Physics and Astronomy and the Photon Science Institute, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 13:20275-83. 2011
    ....
  15. doi request reprint On the interaction of copper(II) with disulfiram
    David J Lewis
    School of Chemistry, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, M13 9PL, UK
    Chem Commun (Camb) 50:13334-7. 2014
    ..Kinetic experiments were used to determine rate laws for the reaction that give insight into the mechanism of the process which may help to explain the observed in vitro cytotoxicity...
  16. ncbi request reprint Iron thiobiurets: single-source precursors for iron sulfide thin films
    Karthik Ramasamy
    The School of Chemistry and Manchester Materials Center, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL UK
    Inorg Chem 49:8495-503. 2010
    ..The size and shapes of these crystallites were dependent on the growth temperature and the precursor used. This is the first time that iron(III) thiobiuret complexes have been used as single-source precursors for iron sulfide thin films...
  17. doi request reprint Surface properties of nanocrystalline PbS films deposited at the water-oil interface: a study of atmospheric aging
    David J H Cant
    School of Physics and Astronomy and the Photon Science Institute, and School of Materials, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    Langmuir 31:1445-53. 2015
    ..The results are discussed in the context of the use of PbS nanocrystals as light-harvesting elements in next-generation solar technology. ..
  18. doi request reprint Single source molecular precursor routes to lead chalcogenides
    Nathaniel Owusu Boadi
    Schools of Chemistry and Materials, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Dalton Trans 41:10497-506. 2012
    ..The potential applications of these materials in solar energy are discussed along with the relative advantages of the various methods...
  19. doi request reprint Towards quantitatively reproducible substrates for SERS
    Roger M Jarvis
    School of Chemistry, Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, University of Manchester, 131 Princess Street, Manchester, UKM1 7DN
    Analyst 133:1449-52. 2008
    ..This is demonstrated with the analyte cresyl violet, but could be extended to any analyte of interest for which reproducible SERS data are needed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Controlled synthesis of tuned bandgap nanodimensional alloys of PbS(x)Se(1-x)
    Javeed Akhtar
    School of Chemistry and Materials Science Centre, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    J Am Chem Soc 133:5602-9. 2011
    ..X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy studies on ligand-exchanged nanocrystals confirmed the expected stoichiometry and various oxidized species...