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

2010

Comparative study of TL created in undoped CVD diamond by beta rays, UV and visible light

May, P. W., Chernov, V., piters, T., Meléndrez, R., Pedroza, M. & Barboza-Flores, M., 2010, In : physica status solidi (a). 207, p. 2119 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Electrical and optical properties of diamond-like carbon films deposited by pulsed laser ablation

May, P. W., Honglertkongsakul, K. & Paosawatyanyong, B., 2010, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 19, p. 999 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

31 Citations (Scopus)

Linear–supralinear–sublinear beta-ray dose dependences of TL, OSL and afterglow in undoped CVD diamond

May, P. W., Chernov, V., Piters, T., Pedroza, M. & Barboza-Flores, M., 2010, In : physica status solidi (a). 207, p. 2125 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Molecule of the Month: Kevlar: The super-tough fibre used to make bullet-proof vests

May, P., 1 Nov 2010

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Molecule of the Month: Kispeptin: The molecule of puberty and sexual fertility.

May, P., 1 Sep 2010

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Molecule of the Month: Sodium Lauryl Sulfate: The main cleaning agent in soap and detergent.

May, P., 1 Mar 2010

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Simulations of chemical vapor deposition diamond film growth using a kinetic Monte Carlo model and two-dimensional models of Microwave plasma and Hot Filament CVD reactors

May, PW., Harvey, JN., Allan, NL., Richley, JC. & Mankelevich, YA., 2010, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 108, p. 114909:1 - 14

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

18 Citations (Scopus)

Simulations of chemical vapor despoition diamond film growth using a kinetic monte carlo model

May, P. W., Harvey, J. N., Allan, N. L., Richley, J. C. & Mankelevich, Y. A., Jul 2010, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 108, 1, p. 1 - 13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

29 Citations (Scopus)

Simulations of CVD diamond film growth using a simplified Monte Carlo model

May, P. W., Harvey, J. N., Allan, N. L., Richley, J. C. & Mankelevich, Y. M., 29 Oct 2010, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. Vol. 1203. p. 17-27 11 p.

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

Simulations of polycrystalline CVD diamond film growth using a simplified Monte Carlo model

May, P. W., Allan, N. L., Ashfold, M. N. R., Richley, J. C. & Mankelevich, Y. A., 2010, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 19, 5-6, p. 389-396 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

16 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Carbon nitride: Ab initio investigation of carbon-rich phases

Hart, JN., Claeyssens, F., Allan, NL. & May, PW., 2009, In : Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 80, p. 174111:1 - 13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

44 Citations (Scopus)

Correlation between thermally and optically stimulated luminescence in beta-irradiated undoped CVD diamond

May, P. W., Chernov, V., Piters, TM., Meléndrez, R., Preciado-Flores, S. & Barboza-Flores, M., 2009, In : physica status solidi (a). 206, p. 2098 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Molecule of the Month: Citalopram: A new treatment for depression

May, P., 1 Dec 2009

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Molecule of the Month: Indigotin: The dye used to colour blue jeans

May, P., 1 Feb 2009

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Molecule of the Month - Retinal: The molecule of sight

May, P., 1 Apr 2009

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Simplified Monte Carlo Simulations of CVD Diamond Growth

May, PW., Allan, NL., Ashfold, MNR., Richley, JC. & Mankelevich, YA., 2009, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 12, p. 364203:1 - 18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

26 Citations (Scopus)

Thermoluminescence assessment of 0.5, 1.0 and 4.0 μm thick HFCVD undoped diamond films

May, P. W., Meléndrez, R., Chernov, V., Castañeda, B., Pedroza-Montero, M. & Barboza-Flores, M., 2009, In : physica status solidi (a). 206, p. 2103 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

11 Citations (Scopus)

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)
2008

785 nm Raman spectroscopy of CVD diamond films

May, PW., Smith, JA. & Rosser, KN., Feb 2008, In : Material Research Society Symposium Proceedings. 1039, Symposium P, p. 199 - 203 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

30 Citations (Scopus)

Arsenic and Antimony Doping: An Attempt to Deposit n-type CVD Diamond

May, PW., Davey, M., Rosser, KN. & Heard, PJ., 2008, In : Material Research Society Symposium Proceedings. 1039, p. 23 - 27 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)

Boron Doping of Microcrystalline and Nanocrystalline Diamond Films: Where is the Boron Going?

May, PW., Ludlow, WJ., Hannaway, M., Smith, JA., Rosser, KN. & Heard, PJ., 2008, In : Material Research Society Symposium Proceedings. 1039, Symposium P, p. 29 - 37 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

4 Citations (Scopus)

Diamond dynodes create new breed of photon detectors

Lapington, JS., May, PW., Fox, NA., Howorth, J. & Milnes, JA., Sep 2008

Research output: Other contribution

84 Citations (Scopus)

Graphite-to-diamond transformation induced by ultrasound cavitation

Khachatryan, AK., Aloyan, SG., May, PW., Sargsyan, R., Khachatryan, VA. & Baghdasaryan, VS., Feb 2008, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 17, p. 931 - 936 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

48 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Open Access

Molecule of the Month - Folic acid: A necessary ingredient for building DNA, cells and babies

May, P., 1 Aug 2008

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Multi-wavelength Raman spectroscopy of nanodiamond particles

May, PW., Overton, P., Smith, JA. & Rosser, KN., 2008, In : Material Research Society Symposium Proceedings. 1039, Symposium P, p. 69 - 75 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

5 Citations (Scopus)

New insights into the mechanism of CVD diamond growth: Single crystal diamond in MW PECVD reactors

Mankelevich, YA. & May, PW., Jul 2008, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 17, p. 1021 - 1028 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

64 Citations (Scopus)

Raman and conductivity studies of boron-doped microcrystalline diamond, facetted nanocrystalline diamond and cauliflower diamond films

May, PW., Ludlow, WJ., Hannaway, M., Heard, PJ., Smith, JA. & Rosser, KN., Feb 2008, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 17 (2), p. 105 - 117 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

199 Citations (Scopus)

The New Diamond Age

May, PW., Mar 2008, In : Science. 319, p. 1490 - 1491 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Vibrational analysis of per-fluorinated-triamantane

Hart, JN., May, PW., Allan, NL., Dahl, JE., Lui, S., Carlson, RM. & Adcock, JL., Jul 2008, In : Chemical Physics Letters. 460, p. 237 - 240 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)
2007

785 nm Raman spectroscopy of CVD diamond films

May, PW., Davey, M. & Rosser, KN., Nov 2007, MRS Fall Symposium in Boston. Vol. 1039. 9 p.

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

Growth of diamond nanocrystals by pulsed laser ablation of graphite in liquid

Yang, L., May, PW., Yin, L., Smith, JA. & Rosser, KN., Dec 2007, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 16, p. 725 - 729 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

95 Citations (Scopus)

Growth of self-assembled ZnO nanoleaf from aqueous solution by pulsed laser ablation

Yang, L., May, PW., Yin, L. & Scott, TB., May 2007, In : Nanotechnology. 18 (21), p. 215602 - 215606 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

44 Citations (Scopus)

Hierarchical architecture of self-assembled carbon nitride nanocrystals

Yang, L., May, PW., Huang, YZ. & Yin, L., Mar 2007, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry. 17, p. 1255 - 1257 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

20 Citations (Scopus)
104 Citations (Scopus)

Molecule of the Month: Acetyl Coenzyme-A: The molecule that makes fats, or burns them.

May, P., 1 May 2007

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Molecule of the Month: Nitric Acid: The starting point for explosives and fertilisers.

May, P., 1 Nov 2007

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Multi-wavelength Raman spectroscopy of nanodiamond particles

May, PW., Overton, P., Smith, JA. & Rosser, KN., Nov 2007, MRS Fall Symposium in Boston. Vol. 1039. 7 p.

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

Optimizing Biosensing Properties on Undecylenic Acid-Functionalized Diamond

Zhong, YL., Chong, KF., May, PW., Chen, ZK. & Loh, KP., Feb 2007, In : Langmuir. 23, p. 5824 - 5830 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

39 Citations (Scopus)

Raman and conductivity studies of boron doped microcrystalline diamond, facetted nanocrystalline diamond and cauliflower diamond films

May, PW., Ludlow, WJ., Hannaway, M., Heard, PJ., Smith, JA. & Rosser, KN., Sep 2007, In : Chemical Physics Letters. 446, p. 103 - 108 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

37 Citations (Scopus)

Symmetric organization of self-assembled carbon nitride

Yang, L., May, PW., Yin, L., Huang, Y., Smith, JA. & Scott, TB., Aug 2007, In : Nanotechnology. 18 (33, 335605), p. 1 - 5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

9 Citations (Scopus)

Ultra fine Carbon Nitride Nanocrystals Synthesized by Laser Ablation in Liquid Solution

Yang, L., May, PW., Yin, L., Smith, JA. & Rosser, KN., Oct 2007, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 9, p. 1181 - 1185 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

37 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Attempts to p-dope ultrananocrystalline diamond films in a hot filament reactor

May, PW. & Hannaway, M., 2006, Proceedings of Symposium J of the Fall 2006 MRS meeting. 0956-J09-31 ed. Vol. PV-956. p. 1 - 7 7 p.

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

Deposition of CVD diamond onto GaN

May, PW., Tsai, H-Y., Wang, WN. & Smith, JA., Apr 2006, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 15, p. 526 - 530 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

35 Citations (Scopus)

Deposition of NCD films using hot filament CVD and Ar/CH4/H2 gas mixtures

May, PW., Smith, JA. & Mankelevich, YA., Feb 2006, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 15, p. 345 - 352 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

80 Citations (Scopus)

Direct growth of highly organized crystalline carbon nitride from liquid phase pulsed laser ablation

Yang, L., May, PW., Yin, L., Brown, R. & Scott, TB., Sep 2006, In : Chemistry of Materials. 18, p. 5058 - 5064 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

56 Citations (Scopus)