Professor Paul W May

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

  • BS8 1TS

1991 …2021

Research output per year

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Research Output

1991

Ion energy and angular distributions at the anode of RF etch reactors

May, PW., Field, D., Klemperer, DF. & Song, YP., 1991, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 3, p. 257 - 264 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

1 Citation (Scopus)

Ion energy distributions in RF discharges

Field, D., Klemperer, DF., May, PW. & Song, YP., 1991, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 70, p. 82 - 92 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

49 Citations (Scopus)

RF plasmas: Ion energies and modelling reactive ion etching

Field, D., May, PW., Klemperer, DF. & Song, YP., 1991, Plasma Chemistry Sources and Diagnostics, Colloquium Digest. Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Vol. 090. p. 1 - 3 2 p.

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

1992

Modelling radio frequency discharges: effects of collisions upon ion and neutral particle energy distributions

Field, D., Klemperer, DF. & May, PW., 1992, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 71, p. 3721 - 3730 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

49 Citations (Scopus)

CVD diamond films produced in a parallel-plate RF reactor

May, PW., Ashfold, MNR., Rosser, KN. & Everitt, NM., 1993, Proc. 3rd Int. Symp. Diamond Mater. (eds. J.P. Dismukes and K.V. Ravi) . Electrochemical Society, Vol. 93-17. p. 448 - 454 6 p.

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

Diamond deposition in a hot filament reactor using different hydrocarbon precursor gases

May, PW., Everitt, NM., Trevor, CG., Ashfold, MNR. & Rosser, KN., 1993, In : Applied Surface Science. 68, p. 299 - 305 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

15 Citations (Scopus)

Hardness testing of Diamond and Diamond-like Carbon Films in "Diamond Materials"

Everitt, NM., Cock, AM., May, PW., Rosser, KN. & Ashfold, MNR., 1993, Proc. 3rd Int. Symp. Diamond Mater. (eds. J.P. Dismukes and K.V. Ravi) . Electrochemical Society, Vol. 93-17. p. 955 - 961 6 p.

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

Ion energy distributions and sidewall profiles in reactive ion etching

May, PW., Field, D., Klemperer, DF. & Song, YP., 1993, Plasma processing of materials. Pouch, JJ. & Alterovitz, SA. (eds.). Trans Tech Publications Inc, p. 121 - 132 11 p.

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

Ion energy distributions at the anode of a reactive ion etcher

Dickenson, AC., Field, D., Klemperer, DF., May, PW., Johnson, PC. & Pitts, RA., 1993, Unknown. Vol. 730.

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

Ion energy distributions at the anode of a reactive ion etcher

Dickenson, AC., Field, D., Klemperer, DF. & May, PW., 1993, Unknown. Vol. 4. p. 1278 - 1283 5 p.

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

Monte Carlo simulations of electron distributions in the sheath region in reactive ion etching plasmas

May, PW., Klemperer, DF. & Field, D., 1993, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 73, p. 1634 - 1643 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

20 Citations (Scopus)

Preparation of CVD diamond wires, fibres and tubes

May, PW., Rego, CA., Thomas, RG., Ashfold, MNR., Rosser, KN., Partridge, PG. & Everitt, NM., 1993, Proc. 3rd Int. Symp. Diamond Mater. (eds. J.P. Dismukes and K.V. Ravi) . Electrochemical Society

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

Simulation of sidewall profiles in reactive ion etching

Hedgecock, IM., May, PW., Field, D. & Klemperer, DF., 1993, Unknown. Vol. 733.

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

Simulations of sidewall profiles in reactive ion etching

May, PW., Field, D. & Klemperer, DF., 1993, In : Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 26, p. 598 - 606 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

The modelling of sidewall profiles produced during reactive ion etching

Hedgecock, IM., May, PW., Field, D. & Klemperer, DF., 1993, Unknown. Vol. 3. p. 921 - 926 5 p.

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

1994

Analysis of Hot Filament CVD Diamond Films on Etched and Unetched Wc-Co Surfaces

Everitt, NM., Silva, RF., Viera, J., Rego, CA., Henderson, CR., May, PW. & Ashfold, MNR., 1994, 'Advances in New Diamond Science and Technology' (eds. S. Saito, N. Fujimori, O. Fukunaga, M. Kamo, K. Kobashi and M. Yoshikawa). MYU KK, Tokyo, p. 787 - 790 3 p.

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

Auger Electron Spectroscopic Analysis of Chemical Vapour Deposition Diamond/Substrate Interfaces

Younes, CM., Chia, CQS., Partridge, PG., Allen, GC., May, PW. & Rego, CA., 1994, In : Journal of Materials Science. 29, p. 6397 - 6402 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Chemical vapour deposited diamond fibres: manufacture and potential properties

Partridge, PG., May, PW. & Ashfold, MNR., 1994, In : Materials Science and Technology. 10, p. 177 - 189 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Comparison of two models of Thin Diamond Film Microhardness data to predict the hardness of CVD Diamond

Cock, AM., Everitt, NM., May, PW., Rego, CA., Ashfold, MNR. & Rosser, KN., 1994, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 3, p. 783 - 786 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

1 Citation (Scopus)

CVD diamond growth on germanium for infra-red window applications

Rego, CA., May, PW., Williamson, EC., Ashfold, MNR., Chia, QS., Rosser, KN. & Everitt, NM., 1994, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 3, p. 939 - 941 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

CVD Diamond wires and tubes

May, PW., Rego, CA., Ashfold, MNR., Rosser, KN. & Everitt, NM., 1994, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 3, p. 810 - 813 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

51 Citations (Scopus)

Deposition of diamond films on sapphire: studies of interfacial properties and patterning techniques

May, PW., Rego, CA., Trevor, CG., Williamson, EC., Ashfold, MNR., Rosser, KN. & Everitt, NM., 1994, In : Diamond Rel.Mater. 3, p. 1375 - 1380 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

9 Citations (Scopus)

Microhardness Testing as a Quality Control in the Production of Diamond Films

Cock, AM., Everitt, NM., May, PW., Rego, CA., Ashfold, MNR. & Rosser, KN., 1994, 'Advances in New Diamond Science and Technology' (eds. S. Saito, N. Fujimori, O. Fukunaga, M. Kamo, K. Kobashi and M. Yoshikawa). MYU KK, Tokyo, p. 783 - 786 3 p.

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

Potential for diamond fibres and diamond fibre composites

Partridge, PG., May, PW., Rego, CA. & Ashfold, MNR., 1994, In : Mater.Sci.Technol. 10, p. 505 - 512 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

21 Citations (Scopus)

Preparation of CVD Diamond Wires, Fibres and Tubes

Partridge, PG., May, PW., Rego, CA., Thomas, R., Ashfold, MNR., Rosser, KN. & Everitt, NM., 1994, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 3, p. 810 - 813 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Preparation of Solid and Hollow Diamond Fibres & Metal Matrix Composites

Partridge, PG., May, PW., Rego, CA., Thomas, R., Ashfold, MNR., Rosser, KN. & Everitt, NM., 1994, In : Journal of Materials Science Letters. 13, p. 247 - 249 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Preparation of solid and hollow diamond fibres and the potential for diamond fibre metal matrix composites

May, PW., Rego, CA., Thomas, RM., Ashfold, MNR., Rosser, KN., Partridge, PG. & Everitt, NM., 1994, In : Journal of Materials Science Letters. 13, 4, p. 247 - 249 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

19 Citations (Scopus)

Thin film diamond by chemical vapour deposition methods

Ashfold, MNR., May, PW., Rego, CA. & Everitt, NM., 1994, In : Chemical Society Reviews. 23, p. 21 - 30 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

176 Citations (Scopus)
1995

A technique for the manufacture of long hollow diamond fibres by chemical vapour deposition

Lu, GH., Partridge, PG. & May, PW., 1995, In : Journal of Materials Science Letters. 14, p. 1448 - 1450

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

7 Citations (Scopus)

CVD diamond coated fibres

May, PW., Rego, CA., Ashfold, MNR., Rosser, KN., Lu, GH., Walsh, TD., Holt, L., Everitt, NM. & Partridge, PG., 1995, In : Diamond Rel Mater. 4, p. 794 - 797

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

32 Citations (Scopus)

Friction Measurements on Hot Filament CVD Diamond Films Deposited on Etched Tungsten Carbide Surfaces

Everitt, NM., Silva, RF., Viera, J., Rego, CA., Henderson, CR., May, PW. & Ashfold, MNR., 1995, In : Diamond Related Materials. 4, p. 730 - 734 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

12 Citations (Scopus)

In-situ mass spectrometric study of the gas phase species involved in CVD of diamond as a function of filament temperature

Rego, CA., May, PW., Henderson, CR., Ashfold, MNR., Rosser, KN. & Everitt, NM., 1995, In : Diamond Rel Mater. 4, p. 770 - 774

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Potential High Strength High Thermal Conductivity Metal Matrix Composite based on Diamond Fibres

Partridge, PG., Lu, G., May, PW. & Steeds, JW., 1995, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 4, p. 848 - 851

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

9 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 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)

1996

Gas-phase composition measurements during chlorine assisted chemical vapor deposition of diamond: A molecular beam mass spectrometric study

Rego, CA., Tsang, RS., May, PW., Ashfold, MNR. & Rosser, KN., 1 May 1996, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 79, 9, p. 7264-7273 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

52 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of the addition of nitrogen-containing gases to a hot filament CVD reator

May, PW., Burridge, PR., Rego, CA., Tsang, RS., Ashfold, MNR., Rosser, KN., Tanner, RE., Cherns, D. & Vincent, R., 1996, In : Diamond Rel.Mater. 5, p. 354 - 358

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Molecule of the Month: Aspirin: The first modern pharmaceutical

May, P., 1 Feb 1996

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Molecule of the Month: Diamond: The world's favourite gem

May, P., 1 Jul 1996

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Molecule of the Month: Digitalis: A treatment for heart disease.

May, P., 1 Sep 1996

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

The structure of MHD shocks in molecular outflows: grain sputtering and SiO formation

Flower, DR., Des Forêts, GP., Field, D. & May, PW., 1996, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 280, p. 447 - 457

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

43 Citations (Scopus)
1997

Diamond chemical vapour deposition

Ashfold, MNR. & May, PW., 1997, In : Chemistry and Industry. 13, p. 505 - 508

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

4 Citations (Scopus)

Examination of the effects of nitrogen on the CVD diamond growth mechanism using in-situ molecular beam mass spectrometry

Tsang, RS., Rego, CA., May, PW., Ashfold, MNR. & Rosser, KN., 1997, In : Diamond Rel.Mater. 6, p. 247 - 254

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

On the mechanical integrity ratio of diamond coatings

Brookes, CA., Zhang, LY. & May, PW., 1997, In : Diamond Rel.Mater. 6, p. 348 - 348 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

5 Citations (Scopus)

Sputtering of the refractory cores of interstellar grains

Field, D., May, PW., Pineau Des Forêts, G. & Flower, DR., 1997, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 285 No.4, p. 839 - 846

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

24 Citations (Scopus)
1998

Field emission conduction mechanisms in CVD diamond and DLC films

May, PW., Höhn, S., Wang, WN. & Fox, NA., 1998, In : Applied Physics Letters. 72, p. 2182 - 2184

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Influence of phosphine on the diamond growth mechanism: a molecular beam mass spectrometric investigation

Tsang, RS., May, PW., Ashfold, MNR. & Rosser, KN., 1998, Diamond and Related Materials. Vol. 7. p. 1651 - 1656

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

12 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of hydrogenated amorphous carbon (a-C:H) films produced by ArF (193 nm) laser ablation of poly(methyl methacrylate)

Lade, RJ., Munns, DJ., Johnson, SE., May, PW., Rosser, KN. & Ashfold, MNR., 1998, Diamond and Related Materials. Vol. 7. p. 699 - 703

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

Investigations of Surface Damage and Conduction Mechanisms During Field Emission from CVD Diamond and DLC Films

May, PW., Höhn, S., Ashfold, MNR., Wang, WN., Fox, NA., Davis, TJ. & Steeds, JW., 1998, In : Diamond Films and Technol. 8, p. 237 - 247

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)