Professor Paul W May

B.Sc., Ph.D.(Bristol), C.Chem., M.R.S.C.

  • BS8 1TS

1991 …2020

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Research Output

2020

Benzaldehyde - Molecule of the Month: The smell of almonds and Maraschino cherries

May, P. W., 1 Jun 2020

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Dexamethasone - Molecule of the Month: The new treatment for Covid-19

May, P. W., 1 Jul 2020

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Lycopene: The red colour of tomatoes

May, P. W., 1 Jan 2020

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Mixed-Size Diamond Seeding for Low-Thermal-Barrier Growth of CVD Diamond onto GaN and AlN

Smith, E., Piracha, A. H., Field, D. E., Pomeroy, J. W., Mackenzie, G. R., Abdallah, Z., Massabuau, F. C. P., Hinz, A., Wallis, DJ., Oliver, R. A., Kuball, M. H. H. & May, P. W., 27 May 2020, In : Carbon. 167, p. 620-626 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Nitrogen in Diamond

Ashfold, M. N. R., Goss, J. P., Green, B. L., May, P. W., Newton, M. E. & Peaker, C. V., 24 Jun 2020, In : Chemical Reviews. 120, p. 5745-5794 50 p., 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article (Academic Journal)

Thermal boundary resistance of direct van der Waals bonded GaN-on-diamond

May, P. W., Waller, W. M., Pomeroy, J. W., Field, D. E., Smith, E. & Kuball, M. H. H., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Semiconductor Science and Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Yu-Shiba-Rusinov bands in ferromagnetic superconducting diamond

Zhang, G., May, P. W., Rubahn, H-G. & al., E., 15 May 2020, In : Science Advances. 6, 20, 5 p., eaaz2536.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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21 Downloads (Pure)
2019

Ab initio study of negative electron affinity from light metals on the oxygen-terminated diamond (1 1 1) surface

May, P., Allan, N. & James, M., 24 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 31, 29, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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2 Citations (Scopus)
35 Downloads (Pure)

Anomalous anisotropy in superconducting nanodiamond films induced by crystallite geometry

Zhang, G., Kačmarčík, J., Wang, Z., Zulkharnay, R., Marcin, M., Ke, X., Chiriaev, S., Adashkevich, V., Szabó, P., Li, Y., Samuely, P., Moshchalkov, V., May, P. W. & Rubahn, H-G., 18 Dec 2019, In : Physical Review Applied. 12, 8 p., 064042.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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65 Downloads (Pure)

CVD Diamond and Nanodiamond: Versatile Materials for Countering a Wide Range of CBRN Threats

May, P. W., 30 Sep 2019, (Submitted) Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Security and Protection Against CBRN Threats. Petkov, P., Achour, M. & Popov, C. (eds.). Springer, (NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - B: Physics and Biophysics).

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

Cytisine: Molecule of the Month: The poisonous plant that might help people stop smoking

May, P., 1 Mar 2019

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Dimethyltryptamine (DMT) - Molecule of the Month: The so-called spirit molecule

May, P. W., 1 Sep 2019

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Estradiol - Molecule of the Month: The main female hormone

May, P. W., 1 Jul 2019

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Studies of Black Diamond as an antibacterial surface for Gram Negative bacteria: the interplay between chemical and mechanical bactericidal activity

Dunseath, O., Smith, E., Al-Jeda, T., Smith, J., King, S., May, P., Nobbs, A., Hazell, G., Welch, C. & Su, B., 1 Dec 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 10 p., 8815.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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3 Citations (Scopus)
168 Downloads (Pure)

Superconductor-insulator transition driven by pressure-tuned intergrain coupling in nanodiamond films

Zhang, G., Zhou, Y., Korneychuk, S., Samuely, T., Liu, L., May, P. W., Xu, Z., Onufriienko, O., Zhang, X., Verbeeck, J., Samuely, P., Moshchalkov, V. V., Yang, Z. & Rubahn, H. G., 5 Mar 2019, In : Physical Review Materials. 3, 3, 9 p., 034801.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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3 Citations (Scopus)
265 Downloads (Pure)

Vitamin B3 (Niacin, Nicotinic acid): Molecule of the Month: The vitamin that prevents pellagra

May, P., 1 Jan 2019

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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2018

Cathinone - Molecule of the Month: Known on the street as 'Monkey Dust'

May, P., 1 Sep 2018

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Narcan (Naloxone): Molecule of the Month: The 'miracle' antidote for opiate overdoses.

May, P., 1 Nov 2018

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Negative electron affinity from aluminium on the diamond (1 0 0) surface: a theoretical study

May, P., Allan, N., James, M. & Croot, A., 13 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 30, 23, 10 p., 235002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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7 Citations (Scopus)
309 Downloads (Pure)

Novichok: The notorious nerve agent

May, P., 30 Jul 2018

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Studies of black silicon and black diamond as materials for antibacterial surfaces

Hazell, G., May, P., Taylor, P., Nobbs, A., Welch, C. & Su, B., 1 Jun 2018, In : Biomaterials Science. 6, 6, p. 1424-1432 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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15 Citations (Scopus)
283 Downloads (Pure)

Tartrazine - Molecule of the Month: The controversial yellow food-colouring and dye

May, P., 25 Apr 2018

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) - Molecule of the Month: More than just a food colouring

May, P., 1 Feb 2018

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Bosonic Confinement and Coherence in Disordered Nanodiamond Arrays

Zhang, G., Samuely, T., Du, H., Xu, Z., Liu, L., Onufriienko, O., May, P. W., Vanacken, J., Szabó, P., Kačmarčík, J., Yuan, H., Samuely, P., Dunin-Borkowski, R. E., Hofkens, J. & Moshchalkov, V. V., 28 Nov 2017, In : ACS Nano. 11, 11, p. 11746-11754 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

12 Citations (Scopus)

Diamond thin films: giving biomedical applications a new shine

Nistor, P. & May, P., Sep 2017, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 14, 134, 15 p., 20170382.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article (Academic Journal)

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26 Citations (Scopus)
250 Downloads (Pure)

Direct observation of electron emission from CVD diamond grain boundaries by tunnelling atomic force microscopy independent of surface morphology

May, P., Harniman, R. & Fox, O., Nov 2017, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 80, p. 147-152 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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4 Citations (Scopus)
227 Downloads (Pure)

Investigations of the co-doping of boron and lithium into CVD diamond thin films

Halliwell, S., May, P., Fox, N. & Othman, Z., Jun 2017, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 76, p. 115-122 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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10 Citations (Scopus)
272 Downloads (Pure)

Molecule of the Month: Methanethiol: and other stinky components of durian

May, P., 1 May 2017

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Molecule of the Month: Nepetalactone: The molecule in catnip that makes cats stoned.

May, P., 1 Mar 2017

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Molecule of the Month: Vitamin A: The Molecule of Vision

May, P., 1 Jan 2017

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Molecule of the Month: Vitamin C: The cure for scurvy

May, P., 1 Jul 2017

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Molecule of the Month - Vitamin B1 (Thiamine): Deficiency of this causes beriberi

May, P., 1 Sep 2017

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Superconducting Density of States in B-Doped Diamond

May, P., 17 Jun 2017, In : Acta Physica Polonica A. 131, 4, p. 1033-1035 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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208 Downloads (Pure)

Superconducting Ferromagnetic Nanodiamond

May, P., 16 May 2017, In : ACS Nano. 11, p. 5358-5366

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

15 Citations (Scopus)

The ‘Molecule of the Month’ Website—An Extraordinary Chemistry Educational Resource Online for over 20 Years

May, P., Cotton, S., Harrison, K. & Rzepa, H., Apr 2017, In : Molecules. 22, 4, p. 549-559 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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2 Citations (Scopus)
342 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Diamond-coated ‘black silicon’ as a promising material for high-surface-area electrochemical electrodes and antibacterial surfaces

May, P. W., Clegg, M., Silva, T., Zanin, H., Fatibello-Filho, O., Celorrio, V., Fermin, D., Welch, C., Hazell, G. D. A., Fisher, L. E., Nobbs, A. H. & Su, B., 14 Sep 2016, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 34, 34, p. 5737-5746 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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45 Citations (Scopus)
366 Downloads (Pure)

Fast electron transfer kinetics on novel interconnected nanospheres of graphene layers electrodes

Peterlevitz, A. C., May, P. W., Harniman, R. L., Jones, J. A., Ceragioli, H. J. & Zanin, H., 1 Oct 2016, In : Thin Solid Films. 616, 1, p. 698-702 5 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
281 Downloads (Pure)

Freestanding Aligned Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes for Supercapacitor Devices

May, P., Zanin, H., MOREIRA, JOAO. & Corat, E., Nov 2016, In : Journal of Electronic Materials. 45, 11, p. 5781-5788 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

15 Citations (Scopus)

High-pressure dc glow discharges in hollow diamond cathodes

Truscott, B. S., Turner, C. & May, P. W., 5 Feb 2016, In : Plasma Sources Science and Technology. 25, 9 p., 025005.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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2 Citations (Scopus)
375 Downloads (Pure)

Molecule of the Month: Congo Red: A red dye, but not from the Congo

May, P., 1 Jan 2016

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Molecule of the Month: Melanin: The pigment that causes different skin colours

May, P., 1 Mar 2016

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Molecule of the Month: Vitamin E: The 'sex drug'.

May, P., 1 Sep 2016

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Molecule of the Month: Vitamin K: The vitamin required for blood klotting

May, P., 11 May 2016

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Preparation and electroanalytical applications of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes

May, P., Zanin, H., Corat, EJ., Silva, T. & Fatibello-Filho, O., 2016, Electrochemistry. London: Royal Society of Chemistry, Vol. 13. p. 50-96 47 p.

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

3 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Assisted deposition of nano-hydroxyapatite onto exfoliated carbon nanotube oxide scaffolds

May, P. W. & Zanin, H., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Nanoscale. 7, p. 10218 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

40 Citations (Scopus)

Deposition of CVD diamond onto Zirconium

May, P. W., 2015, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. US: Materials Research Society, Vol. 134. 7 p.

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

41 Downloads (Pure)

Direct observation of electron emission from grain boundaries in CVD diamond by PeakForce-controlled tunnelling atomic force microscopy

Harniman, R., Fox, O., Janssen, W., Drijkoningen, S., Haenen, K. & May, P., Nov 2015, In : Carbon. 94, p. 386-395 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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35 Citations (Scopus)
347 Downloads (Pure)