Professor Michael N R Ashfold

B.Sc., Ph.D.(Birm.), C.Chem., F.R.S.C., F.Inst.P., FRS

  • BS8 1TS

1977 …2020

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Research Output

Spectroscopy and Photochemistry of Rydberg States of Small Polyatomic Hydride Molecules

Ashfold, MNR. & Langford, SR., 1999, Rydberg States in Spectroscopy and Photochemistry. Sandorfy, C. (ed.). Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 23 - 56

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Spectroscopy and predissociation dynamics of the Ã1A" State of HNO

Pearson, J., Orr-Ewing, AJ., Ashfold, MNR. & Dixon, RN., 1997, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 106, p. 5850 - 5873

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

43 Citations (Scopus)

Spin-orbit branching in Cl(2P) atoms produced by ultraviolet photodissociation of HCl

Regan, PM., Langford, SR., Ascenzi, D., Cook, PA., Orr-Ewing, AJ. & Ashfold, MNR., 1999, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 1, p. 3247 - 3252

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

STATE SELECTIVE PHOTODISSOCIATION DYNAMICS OF A STATE AMMONIA .1.

BIESNER, J., SCHNIEDER, L., SCHMEER, J., AHLERS, G., XIE, XX., WELGE, KH., Ashfold, M. N. R. & DIXON, RN., 15 Mar 1988, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 88, 6, p. 3607-3616 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

122 Citations (Scopus)

STATE SELECTIVE PHOTODISSOCIATION DYNAMICS OF A STATE AMMONIA .2.

BIESNER, J., SCHNIEDER, L., AHLERS, G., XIE, XX., WELGE, KH., Ashfold, M. N. R. & DIXON, RN., 1 Sep 1989, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 91, 5, p. 2901-2911 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

139 Citations (Scopus)

State-selective photodissociation dynamics of formaldehyde: near threshold studies of the H + HCO product channel

Hopkins, WS., Loock, HP., Cronin, B., Nix, MG., Devine, AL., Dixon, RN. & Ashfold, MNR., Aug 2007, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 127 (6, 064301), p. 1 - 11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

14 Citations (Scopus)

State to state recoil anisotropies in the photodissociation of deuterated ammonia

Mordaunt, DH., Ashfold, MNR. & Dixon, RN., 1998, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 109, p. 7659 - 7662

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

27 Citations (Scopus)

STEREOCHEMICAL AND ANGULAR-MOMENTUM CONSTRAINTS IN THE PHOTODISSOCIATION OF AMMONIA

Ashfold, M. N. R., DIXON, RN., IRVING, SJ., KOEPPE, HM., MEIER, W., NIGHTINGALE, JR., SCHNIEDER, L. & WELGE, KH., 15 Aug 1990, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Physical and Engineering Sciences. 332, 1625, p. 375-386 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Striking Isotopologue-Dependent Photodissociation Dynamics of Water Molecules: The Signature of an Accidental Resonance

Chang, Y., Chen, Z., Zhou, J., Luo, Z., He, Z., Wu, G., Ashfold, M. N. R., Yuan, K. & Yang, X., 1 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 10, p. 4209-4214 6 p., 15.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Structural characterisation of CNx thin films deposited by pulsed laser ablation

Fuge, GM., Rennick, CJ., May, PW. & Ashfold, MNR., 2003, In : Diamond Rel.Mater. 12, p. 1049 - 1054

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

40 Citations (Scopus)

Studies of carbon incorporation on the diamond {100} surface during chemical vapour deposition using density functional theory

Cheesman, A., Harvey, JN. & Ashfold, MNR., Oct 2008, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 112, p. 11436 - 11448 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

36 Citations (Scopus)

Studies of the ablation plume arising in 193 nm laser irradiation of graphite in vacuum

Lade, RJ. & Ashfold, MNR., 1999, In : Surface and Coatings Technology. 120-121, p. 313 - 318

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

13 Citations (Scopus)

Studies of the plume accompanying pulsed ultraviolet laser ablation of zinc oxide

Claeyssens, F., Cheesman, A., Henley, SJ. & Ashfold, MNR., Dec 2002, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 92 (11), p. 6886 - 6894 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

93 Citations (Scopus)

Studies of the plume emission during femtosecond and nanosecond ablation of graphite in nitrogen

Fuge, GM., Ashfold, MNR. & Henley, SJ., Jan 2006, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 99, p. 014309:1 - 014309:12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

SUB-DOPPLER INVESTIGATIONS OF RYDBERG STATES IN AMMONIA USING MULTIPHOTON EXCITATION

Ashfold, M. N. R., DIXON, RN., LITTLE, N., STICKLAND, RJ. & WESTERN, CM., Jun 1988, In : Kvantovaya elektronika. 15, 6, p. 1131-1136 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

SUB-DOPPLER SPECTROSCOPY OF THE C' v2 = 2 RYDBERG LEVEL OF ND3 AT VACUUM ULTRAVIOLET ENERGIES

Ashfold, M. N. R., DIXON, RN., ROSSER, KN., STICKLAND, RJ. & WESTERN, CM., 1 Feb 1986, In : Chemical Physics. 101, 3, p. 467-482 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Substrate surface patterning by optical near field modulation around colloidal particles immersed in a liquid

Ulmeanu, M., Petkov, P., Ursescu, D., Jipa, F., Harniman, R., Brousseau, E. & Ashfold, M. N. R., 15 Nov 2016, In : Optics Express. 24, 24, p. 27340-27351 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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1 Citation (Scopus)
237 Downloads (Pure)

Sulfur addition to microwave activated CH4/CO2 gas mixtures used for diamond CVD: Growth studies and gas phase investigations

Petherbridge, JR., May, PW., Crichton, EJ., Rosser, KN. & Ashfold, MNR., 2002, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 4, p. 5199 - 5206

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

5 Citations (Scopus)

Sulfur doping of diamond films: spectroscopic, electronic and gas-phase studies

Petherbridge, JR., May, PW., Fuge, GM., Robertson, GF., Rosser, KN. & Ashfold, MNR., Mar 2002, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 91 (6), p. 3605 - 3613 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

34 Citations (Scopus)

Sustained Frictional Instabilities on Nanodomed Surfaces: Stick-Slip Amplitude Coefficient

Quignon, B., Pilkington, G. A., Thormann, E., Claesson, P., Ashfold, M. N. R., Mattia, D., Leese, H., Davis, S. A. & Briscoe, W. H., 23 Dec 2013, In : ACS Nano. 7, 12, p. 10850–10862 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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21 Citations (Scopus)
378 Downloads (Pure)

Symmetry matters: photodissociation dynamics of symmetrically versus asymmetrically substituted phenols

Karsili, T. N. V., Wenge, A. M., Marchetti, B. & Ashfold, M. N. R., 28 Oct 2014, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 16, 2, p. 588-598 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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30 Citations (Scopus)
337 Downloads (Pure)

Synthesis and photoluminescence of ultra-thin ZnO nanowire/nanobute arrays formed by hydrothermal growth

Sun, Y., Ndifor-Angwafor, NG., Riley, DJ. & Ashfold, MNR., Oct 2006, In : Chemical Physics Letters. 431, p. 352 - 357 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

222 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of aligned arrays of ultrathin ZnO nanotubes on a Si wafer coated with a thin ZnO film

Sun, Y., Fuge, GM., Fox, NA., Riley, DJ. & Ashfold, MNR., Oct 2005, In : Advanced Materials. 17 (20), p. 2477 - 2481 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

326 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of micro- or nano-crystalline diamond films on WC-Co substrates with various pretreatments by hot filament chemical vapor deposition

Wei, Q., Yu, Z. M., Ashfold, M. N. R., Ye, J. & Ma, L., 15 Apr 2010, In : Applied Surface Science. 256, 13, p. 4357-4364 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

76 Citations (Scopus)

Synthetic diamond: emerging CVD science and technology

Ashfold, MNR., 1994, In : Chemistry and Industry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

THE 4s←1b1 AND 3d←1b1 RYDBERG STATES OF H2O AND D2O - SPECTROSCOPY AND PREDISSOCIATION DYNAMICS

Ashfold, M. N. R., BAYLEY, JM. & DIXON, RN., 1984, In : Canadian Journal of Physics. 62, 12, p. 1806-1833 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

THE B1E'' STATE OF AMMONIA - SUB-DOPPLER SPECTROSCOPY AT VACUUM ULTRAVIOLET ENERGIES

Ashfold, M. N. R., DIXON, RN., LITTLE, N., STICKLAND, RJ. & WESTERN, CM., 15 Aug 1988, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 89, 4, p. 1754-1761 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

The B1E" state of NH3: the Jahn-Teller effect revealed by infrared-optical double resonance

Allen, JM., Ashfold, MNR., Stickland, RJ. & Western, CM., 1991, In : Molecular Physics. 74, p. 49 - 60 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

The conformer resolved ultraviolet photodissociation of morpholine

Oliver, T. A. A., King, G. & Ashfold, M., 12 May 2010, In : Chemical Science. 1, p. 89-96

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

21 Citations (Scopus)

The dissociation dynamics of the methyl radical following excitation to the B2A1' state

Wilson, SHS., Ashfold, MNR. & Dixon, RN., 1994, In : Chemical Physics Letters. 222, p. 457 - 464 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

The ductile grinding of glass using diamond fibres oriented radially in a grinding wheel

Smith, NP., Smith, DJ., Pearce, TRA. & Ashfold, MNR., 2003, In : IMechE Part B, Engineering Manufacture. 217, 3, p. 387-396 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

10 Citations (Scopus)

The Effective Chemical Vapour Deposition Rate of Diamond

Partridge, PG., Ashfold, MNR., May, PW. & Nicholson, ED., 1995, In : Journal of Materials Science. 30, p. 3973 - 3982

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

12 Citations (Scopus)

The Effect of Diamond Surface Termination Species upon Field Emission Properties

May, PW., Stone, JC., Ashfold, MNR., Hallam, KR., Wang, WN. & Fox, NA., 1998, In : Diamond Rel.Mater. 7, p. 671 - 676

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

40 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of varying deposition conditions on the Young's modulus of diamond coated wires

Nicholson, ED., Weeks, JR. & Ashfold, MNR., 1997, In : Diamond Rel.Mater. 6, p. 817 - 821

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

The growth of transparent conducting ZnO films by pulsed laser ablation

Henley, SJ., Ashfold, MNR. & Cherns, D., 2004, In : Surface and Coatings Technology. 177, p. 271 - 276

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

142 Citations (Scopus)

The kinetics of the hydrothermal growth of ZnO nanostructures

Ashfold, MNR., Doherty, RP., Ndifor-Angwafor, NG., Riley, DJ. & Sun, Y., Oct 2007, In : Thin Solid Films. 515 (24), p. 8679 - 8683 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

153 Citations (Scopus)

The mechanical properties of CVD diamond films, and diamond coated fibres and wires

Nicholson, ED., Field, JE., Partridge, PG. & Ashfold, MNR., 1995, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc.. Drory, MD., Bogy, DB., Donley, MS. & Field, JE. (eds.). PITTSBURGH: Materials Research Society, p. 101-113 13 p. (MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM PROCEEDINGS; vol. 383).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

7 Citations (Scopus)

The near ultraviolet photodissociation dynamics of 2- and 3-substituted thiophenols: Geometric vs. electronic structure effects

Marchetti, B., Karsili, T. N. V., Cipriani, M., Hansen, C. S. & Ashfold, M. N. R., 7 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 147, 1, 12 p., 013923.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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8 Citations (Scopus)
366 Downloads (Pure)

Theoretical investigations of the reactions of N and O containing species on a C(100):H 2×1 reconstructed diamond surface

Kelly, M. W., Halliwell, S. C., Rodgers, W. J., Pattle, J. D., Harvey, J. N. & Ashfold, M. N. R., 16 Feb 2017, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 121, p. 2046-2055 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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3 Citations (Scopus)
263 Downloads (Pure)

The oriented growth of ZnO films on NaCl substrates by pulsed laser ablation

Henley, SJ., Ashfold, MNR. & Cherns, D., 2002, In : Thin Solid Films. 422, p. 69 - 72 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

32 Citations (Scopus)

The photodissociation of iodine monochloride at 235 nm

Rogers, LJ., Ashfold, MNR., Matsumi, Y., Kawasaki, M. & Whitaker, BJ., 1996, In : Chemical Physics Letters. 258, p. 159 - 163

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

29 Citations (Scopus)

The potential for diamond fibre composites

Ashfold, MNR., May, PW., Nicholson, ED., Partridge, PG., Meaden, GM., Wisby, A. & Wood, MJ., 1995, Applications of Diamond Films and Related Materials, 3rd Int. Conf. (eds. A. Feldman, W.A. Yarbrough, M. Yoshikawa and M. Murakawa): NIST Special Publications. Vol. 885. p. 529 - 532

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

The Role of 1πσ* States in the Formation of Adenine Radical-Cations in DNA Duplexes

Karsili, T. N. V., Marchetti, B. & Ashfold, M. N. R., 14 Nov 2018, In : Chemical Physics. 515, p. 464-471 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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3 Citations (Scopus)
79 Downloads (Pure)

The role of inert gas in MW-enhanced plasmas for the deposition of nanocrystalline diamond thin films

Fox, OJL., Ma, J., May, PW., Ashfold, MNR. & Mankelevich, YA., 2009, In : Diamond & Related Materials. 18, p. 750 - 758

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

24 Citations (Scopus)

The Role of πσ* Excited States in the Photodissociation of Heteroaromatic Molecules

Ashfold, MNR., Cronin, B., Devine, AL., Dixon, RN. & Nix, MGD., Jun 2006, In : Science. 312 (5780), p. 1637 - 1640 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

278 Citations (Scopus)

THE ROTATIONAL STRUCTURE OF 3-PHOTON RESONANCES OF POLYATOMIC MOLECULES

DIXON, RN., BAYLEY, JM. & Ashfold, M. N. R., 1984, In : Chemical Physics. 84, 1, p. 21-34 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

The spectroscopy of high Rydberg states of ammonia

Langford, SR., Orr-Ewing, AJ., Morgan, RA., Western, CM., Ashfold, MNR., Rijkenberg, A., Scheper, CR., Buma, WJ. & De Lange, CA., 1998, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 108, p. 6667 - 6680

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

31 Citations (Scopus)

The structure and composition of lithium fluoride films grown by off-axis pulsed laser ablation

Henley, SJ., Ashfold, MNR. & Pearce, S., 2003, In : Applied Surface Science. 217, p. 68 - 77

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

28 Citations (Scopus)

The Ultraviolet Photodissociation Dynamics of Hydrogen Bromide

Regan, PM., Langford, SR., Orr-Ewing, AJ. & Ashfold, MNR., 1999, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 110, p. 281 - 288

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

86 Citations (Scopus)

The ultraviolet photodissociation of axial and equatorial conformers of 3-pyrroline

Oliver, T. A. A., King, G. A. & Ashfold, M. N. R., 21 Nov 2010, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 133, 19, 6 p., 194303.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

8 Citations (Scopus)