Professor Paul W May

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

  • BS8 1TS

1991 …2021

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Research Output

2015

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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36 Citations (Scopus)
357 Downloads (Pure)

High surface area diamond-like carbon electrodes grown on vertically aligned carbon nanotubes

Zanin, H., May, P. W., Harniman, R. L., Risbridger, T., Corat, E. J. & Fermin, D. J., 1 Jan 2015, In : Carbon. 82, C, p. 288-296 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

16 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term culture of pluripotent stem-cell-derived human neurons on diamond - A substrate for neurodegeneration research and therapy

Nistor, P. A., May, P. W., Tamagnini, F., Randall, A. D. & Caldwell, M. A., 1 Aug 2015, In : Biomaterials. 61, p. 139-149 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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33 Citations (Scopus)
345 Downloads (Pure)

Measurement of the secondary electron emission from CVD diamond films using phosphor screen detectors

Vaz, R. M. A., May, P. W., Fox, N. A., Harwood, C. J., Chatterjee, V., Smith, J. A., Horsfield, C. J., Lapington, J. S. & Osbourne, S., 3 Mar 2015, In : Journal of Instrumentation. 10, March 2015, 18 p., P03004 .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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5 Citations (Scopus)
291 Downloads (Pure)

Molecule of the Month: 1,3-Butadiene: Golf balls, tyres and Lego.

May, P., 1 Jun 2015

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Molecule of the Month: Stevioside: The ‘natural’ sweetener that’s an alternative to sugar.

May, P., 1 Sep 2015

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access
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Molecule of the Month: Vitamin D: ...or how Shaun the Sheep helps prevent rickets!

May, P., 1 Nov 2015

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Photochemically modified diamond-like carbon surfaces for neural interfaces

May, P., Hopper, A. P., Dugan, J. M., Gill, A. A., Haycock, J. W., Claeyssens, F., Regan, E. M. & Kelly, S., 8 Sep 2015, In : Materials Science and Engineering C. 58, p. 1199-1206

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

6 Citations (Scopus)

Three-dimensional kinetic Monte Carlo simulations of diamond chemical vapor deposition

Rodgers, W. J., May, P. W., Allan, N. L. & Harvey, J. N., 7 Jun 2015, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 142, 21, p. 214707 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

14 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Amine functionalized nanodiamond promotes cellular adhesion, proliferation and neurite outgrowth

May, P. W., Hopper, A., Dugan, J. M., Gill, AA., Fox, OJL., Haycock, JW. & Claeyssens, F., 2014, In : Biomedical Materials (Bristol). 9, p. 045009 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

32 Citations (Scopus)

Direct observation of electron emission from the grain boundaries of chemical vapour deposition diamond films by tunneling atomic force microscopy

May, P. W., Chatterjee, V., Harniman, R. L. & Barhai, P. K., 2014, In : Applied Physics Letters. 104, p. 171907 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

24 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of multi-walled carbon nanotubes incorporation on the structure, optical and electrochemical properties of diamond-like carbon thin films

May, P. W., Zanin, H., Lobo, AO., Saito, E., Machado, JPB., Martins, G., Trava-Airoldi, VJ. & Corat, EJ., 2014, In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 161, p. H290-H295 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

21 Citations (Scopus)

Electrochemical Performance of Porous Diamond-like Carbon Electrodes for Sensing Hormones, Neurotransmitters, and Endocrine Disruptors

May, P., Zanin, H., Corat, E., Silva, T. & Fatibello-Filho, O., 17 Nov 2014, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 6, p. 21086−21092 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

26 Citations (Scopus)

Incorporation of lithium and nitrogen into CVD diamond thin films

Othman, M. Z., May, P. W., Fox, N. A. & Heard, P. J., 8 Feb 2014, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 44, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

19 Citations (Scopus)

Molecule of the Month; Aconitine: A poisoner’s potion of choice.

May, P., 1 Oct 2014

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Molecule of the Month: Hydrazine: Rocket fuel, spandex suits, power stations and car air-bags!

May, P., 1 Jan 2014

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Molecule of the Month: Sucrose: Table sugar.

May, P., 1 May 2014

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Molecules that amaze us

May, P. W. & Cotton, S., 13 Nov 2014, 1 ed. CRC Press. 742 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAuthored book

Nanofocusing optics for synchrotron radiation made from polycrystalline diamond

May, P. W., Fox, OJL., Alianelli, L., Malik, AM., Pape, I. & Sawhney, KJS., 2014, In : Optics Express. 22, p. 7657-7668

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

17 Citations (Scopus)

Porous Boron-Doped Diamond/Carbon Nanotube Electrodes

Zanin, H., May, P. W., Fermin, D. J., Plana, D., Vieira, S. M. C., Milne, W. I. & Corat, E. J., 22 Jan 2014, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 6, 2, p. 990-995 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

104 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Deep reactive ion etching of silicon moulds for the fabrication of diamond x-ray focusing lenses

May, P. W., Malik, AM., Fox, OJL., Alianelli, L., Korsunsky, AM., Stevens, R., Loader, I. M., Wilson, MC., Pape, I. & Sawhney, KJS., 2013, In : Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering. 23, p. 125018 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

6 Citations (Scopus)

Field emission from hybrid diamond-like carbon and carbon nanotube composite structures

May, P. W., Zanin, H., Hamanaka, MHOM. & Corat, E. J., 2013, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 5, p. 12238-12243 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

58 Citations (Scopus)

Metal-Bosonic Insulator-Superconductor Transition in Boron-Doped Granular Diamond

Zhang, G., Zeleznik, M., Vanacken, J., May, P. W. & Moshchalkov, V. V., 11 Feb 2013, In : Physical Review Letters. 110, 7, 5 p., 077001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

30 Citations (Scopus)

Molecule of the Month: Phenylbutazone: The controversial horse painkiller.

May, P., 2 Apr 2013

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Towards new binary compounds: Synthesis of amorphous phosphorus carbide by pulsed laser deposition

Hart, J. N., May, P. W., Allan, N. L., Hallam, K. R., Claeyssens, F., Fuge, G. M., Ruda, M. & Heard, P. J., Feb 2013, In : Journal of Solid State Chemistry. 198, p. 466-474 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

34 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Effect of doping on electronic states in B-doped polycrystalline CVD diamond films

May, P. W., Elsherif, OS., Vernon-Parry, KD. & Evans-Freeman, J. H., 2012, In : Semiconductor Science and Technology. 27, p. 065019 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)

Electrical Characterisation of Defects in Polycrystalline B-Doped Diamond Films

May, P. W., Elsherif, OS., Vernon-Parry, KD. & Evans-Freeman, J. H., 2012, In : MATERIALS SCIENCE FORUM. 717-720, p. 1315 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)

Field emission from diamond-coated multiwalled carbon nanotube 'teepee' structures

May, P. W., Zou, Y., Vieira, S. MC. & Fox, N. A., 2012, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 112, p. 044903 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

39 Citations (Scopus)

Generation of microdischarges in Diamond substrates

S, M., Zeleznik, MJ., M D, B., May, PW., Fox, NA., Hart, JN., C, F., R, S. & N StJ, B., Mar 2012, In : Plasma Sources Science and Technology. 21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

4 Citations (Scopus)

In-Situ Incorporation of Lithium and Nitrogen into CVD Diamond Thin Films

May, P. W., Othman, M. Z. & Fox, N. A., 2012, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. Materials Research Society, Vol. 1511. 6 p.

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of the secondary electron emission characteristics of alternative dynode materials for imaging photomultipliers

May, P. W., Lapington, JS., Taillandier, V., Cann, B. L., Howorth, J., Milnes, J., Vaz, R. M. A., Fox, N. A., Stevens, R. & Wang, L., 2012, In : Journal of Instrumentation. 7, p. C03018 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

3 Citations (Scopus)

Molecule of the Month: Captopril: The treatment for high blood pressure derived from snake venom.

May, P., 1 Aug 2012

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Molecule of the Month: Lauric Acid: The main constituent of coconut oil.

May, P., 1 Apr 2012

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Molecule of the Month: Medroxyprogesterone acetate: The drug used for chemical castration.

May, P., 1 Oct 2012

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Raman and Photoluminescence Spectroscopy of Nanocrystalline Diamond Films Grown by Hot Filament CVD

May, P. W., Rahman, SA. & Othman, M. Z., 2012, In : Advanced Materials Research. 501, p. 271 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

1 Citation (Scopus)

Spatially controlling neuronal adhesion on CVD diamond

May, P. W., Regan, E. M., Taylor, A., Uney, J. B., Dick, A. D. & McGeehan, J. P., 2012, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 23, p. 100 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

30 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Effect of temperature on sulfur-doped diamond-like carbon films deposited by pulsed laser ablation

May, P. W., Honglertkongsakul, K. & Paosawatyanyong, B., 2011, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 20, p. 1218 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

14 Citations (Scopus)

Molecule of the Month: DEET: The spray-on insect repellant.

May, P., 1 Jan 2011

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Molecule of the Month: Endosulfan: The controversial insecticide

May, P., 1 Jun 2011

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Molecule of the Month: Eribulin (Halaven): The anti-cancer drug made from a sea-sponge

May, P., 1 Apr 2011

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Molecule of the Month: Sodium Hypochlorite: The chemical name for household bleach.

May, P., 1 Oct 2011

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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Solving the maths problem in chemistry: the impact of a pre-university maths summer school

Shallcross, DE., Allan, NL., Shallcross, K., Croker, SJ., Smith, DM., May, PW., Harrison, TG. & G J, P., 1 Jul 2011

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Spatially controlling neuronal adhesion and inflammatory reactions on implantable diamond

Regan, E. M., Taylor, A., May, P. W., Uney, J. B., Dick, A. D. & McGeehan, J. P., Dec 2011, In : IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems. 1 , 4, p. 557 - 565 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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8 Citations (Scopus)
391 Downloads (Pure)

Workfunction variation across surface of an H-terminated diamond film measured using Kelvin probe force microscopy

May, P. W., Lay, J. H. & O'Donnell, K. M., 2011, In : Chemical Physics Letters. 515, p. 151 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)
2010

A planar refractive x-ray lens made of nano-crystalline diamond

Alianelli, L., Sawhney, K. J. S., Malik, A., Fox, O. J. L. & May, P. W., Dec 2010, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 108, 12, p. 1 - 4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

19 Citations (Scopus)