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

2006
53 Citations (Scopus)

Growth and characterization of self-assembled carbon nitride leaf-like nanostructures

Yang, L., May, PW., Yin, L., Scott, TB., Smith, JA. & Rosser, KN., Nov 2006, In : Nanotechnology. 17, p. 5798 - 5804 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

17 Citations (Scopus)

Infrared spectroscopic investigation of higher diamondoids

Polfer, NC., Pirali, O., Ueno, Y., Maboudian, R., May, PW., Filik, J., Dahl, JE., Liu, S. & Carlson, RMK., Aug 2006, In : Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy. 238, p. 158 - 167 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

40 Citations (Scopus)

Molecule of the Month: Linoleic Acid: The vegetable oil that's used to make margarine

May, P., 1 May 2006

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Molecule of the Month - Hemoglobin: The oxygen-carrying molecule found in blood

May, P., 1 Feb 2006

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Raman spectroscopy of diamondoids

Filik, J., Harvey, JN., Allan, NL., May, PW., Dahl, JEP., Liu, S. & Carlson, RMK., Jun 2006, In : Spectrochimica Acta, Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 64 (3), p. 681 - 692 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

54 Citations (Scopus)

Raman spectroscopy of nanocrystalline diamond: An ab initio approach

Filik, J., Harvey, JN., Allan, NL., May, PW., Dahl, JEP., Liu, S. & Carlson, RMK., Jul 2006, In : Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 74, p. 035423:1 - 035423:10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

81 Citations (Scopus)

Reevaluation of the mechanism for ultrananocrystalline diamond deposition from Ar/CH4/H2 gas mixtures

May, PW., Harvey, JN., Smith, JA. & Mankelevich, YA., May 2006, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 99 (10), p. 104907:1 - 104907:11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

84 Citations (Scopus)

The mechanism for ultrananocrystalline diamond growth: Experimental and theoretical studies

May, PW. & Mankelevich, YA., 2006, Proceedings of Symposium J of the Fall 2006 MRS meeting. 0956-J07-04 ed. Vol. PV-956. p. 1 - 8 8 p.

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

2005

Thermal conductivity of CVD diamond fibres and diamond fibre reinfored epoxy composites

May, PW., Portman, R. & Rosser, KN., 2005, In : Diam.Relat.Maters. 14, p. 598 - 603

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2004

Incorporation of sulfur into hydrogenated amorphous carbon films

Filik, J., Lane, IM., May, PW., Pearce, S. & Hallam, KR., 2004, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 13, p. 1377 - 1384

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

11 Citations (Scopus)

Laser Raman and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy of phosphorus containing diamond-like carbon films grown by pulsed laser deposition methods

Fuge, GM., May, PW., Pearce, S., Rosser, KN. & Ashfold, MNR., 2004, In : Diam.Rel.Mater. 13, p. 1442 - 1448

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Phosphorus carbides: Experiment and Theory

Claeyssens, F., Fuge, GM., Allan, NL., May, PW. & Ashfold, MNR., 2004, In : Dalton Transactions. p. 3085 - 3092

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

67 Citations (Scopus)

Phosphorus carbide thin films: experiment and theory

Claeyssens, F., Fuge, GM., Allan, NL., May, PW., Pearce, S. & Ashfold, MNR., 2004, In : Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing. 79, p. 1237 - 1241

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

17 Citations (Scopus)

Production of nanocrystalline diamond by laser ablation at the solid/liquid interface

Pearce, S., Henley, SJ., Claeyssens, F., May, PW., Hallam, KR., Smith, JA. & Rosser, KN., 2004, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 13, p. 661 - 665

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

96 Citations (Scopus)
2003

A simple route to Ohmic contacts on low boron-doped CVD diamond

Alexander, MS., Latto, MN., May, PW., Riley, DJ. & Pastor Moreno, G., 2003, In : Diamond Rel.Maters. 12, Issue 9, p. 1460 - 1462

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

10 Citations (Scopus)

Binary phosphorus-carbon compounds: the series P4C3+8n

Claeyssens, F., Oliva, JM., May, PW. & Allan, NL., 2003, In : International Journal of Quantum Chemistry. 95, p. 546 - 553

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

15 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation and structural proof of the large diamond molecule, cyclohexamantane (C26H30)

Dahl, JEP., Moldowan, JM., Peakman, TM., Clardy, JC., Lobkovsky, E., Olmstead, MM., May, PW., Davis, TJ., Steeds, JW., Peters, KE., Pepper, A., Ekuan, A. & Carlson, RMK., May 2003, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 42 (18), p. 2040 - 2044 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

85 Citations (Scopus)

Observations of nanotube and 'celery' structures following diamond CVD on single crystal diamond substrates

Petherbridge, JR., May, PW., Baines, MQ. & Cherns, D., 2003, In : Diamond.Rel.Mat. 12, p. 1858 - 1861

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

1 Citation (Scopus)

Simulation of H-C-S containing gas mixtures relevant to diamond chemical vapour deposition

Petherbridge, JR., May, PW., Shallcross, DE., Harvey, JN., Fuge, GM., Rosser, KN. & Ashfold, MNR., 2003, In : Diamond Rel.Mater. 12, p. 2178 - 2185

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

28 Citations (Scopus)

Stiffness measurements of diamond fibre reinforced plastic composites

Wigg, PJC., May, PW. & Smith, DJ., 2003, In : Diam.Rel.Mat. 12, p. 1766 - 1770

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

4 Citations (Scopus)

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)

The Effect of Ion Energy on the Deposition of Amorphous Carbon Phosphide Films

Pearce, S., Filik, J., May, PW., Wild, RK., Hallam, KR. & Heard, PJ., 2003, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 12, p. 979 - 982 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

15 Citations (Scopus)

XPS and Laser Raman Analysis of Hydrogenated Amorphous Carbon Films

Filik, J., May, PW., Pearce, S., Wild, RK. & Hallam, KR., 2003, In : Diam. Relat. Mater. 12, p. 974 - 978

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

221 Citations (Scopus)
2002

Deposition and Properties of Amorphous Carbon Phosphide Films

Pearce, S., May, PW., Wild, RK., Hallam, KR. & Heard, PJ., 2002, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 11, p. 1041 - 1046 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

44 Citations (Scopus)

Diamond fibre reinforced plastic composites

May, PW., Hall, M. & Smith, DJ., 2002, In : International Journal of Modern Physics B. 16, p. 906 - 911

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

6 Citations (Scopus)

Field emission site density studies of amorphous carbon films

Kuo, MT., May, PW. & Ashfold, MNR., 2002, In : Diamond Rel.Mater. 11, p. 1422 - 1428

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

16 Citations (Scopus)

In situ plasma diagnostics of the chemistry behind sulfur doping of CVD diamond films

Petherbridge, JR., May, PW., Fuge, GM., Rosser, KN. & Ashfold, MNR., 2002, In : Diamond Relat.Mater. 11, p. 301 - 306

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

37 Citations (Scopus)

Solid phosphorus carbide?

Claeyssens, F., Allan, NL., May, PW., Ordejón, P. & Oliva, JM., Nov 2002, In : Chemical Communications. 21, p. 2494 - 2495 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

17 Citations (Scopus)

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)
2001

Diamond deposition in a DC-arc jet CVD system; investigations of the effects of nitrogen addition

Smith, JA., Rosser, KN., Yagi, H., Wallace, MI., May, PW. & Ashfold, MNR., 2001, In : Diamond Rel. Mat. 10, p. 370 - 375

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

26 Citations (Scopus)

Field emission studies of low-temperature thermal annealing of nitrogen-doped hydrogenated amorphous carbon (a-C:H:N) films

Kuo, M., May, PW. & Ashfold, MNR., 2001, In : Diamond Rel. Mat. 10, p. 889 - 894

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Low temperature diamond growth using CO2/CH4 plasmas: molecular beam mass spectrometry and computer simulation investigations

Petherbridge, JR., May, PW., Rosser, KN. & Ashfold, MNR., 2001, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 89, p. 1484 - 1492

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Modelling of the gas-phase chemistry in C-H-O gas mixtures for diamond chemical vapour deposition

Petherbridge, JR., May, PW. & Ashfold, MNR., 2001, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 89, p. 5219 - 5223

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Molecular beam mass spectrometry investigations of low temperature diamond growth using CO2/CH4 plasmas

Petherbridge, JR., May, PW., Pearce, S., Rosser, KN. & Ashfold, MNR., 2001, In : Diamond Rel. Mat. 10, p. 393 - 398

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

18 Citations (Scopus)

The visualisation of chemical processes for electronic publishing and presentations

May, PW., 2001, In : PhysChemComm. Article 17, p. 1 - 10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

1 Citation (Scopus)

Unravelling aspects of the gas phase chemistry involved in diamond chemical vapour deposition

Ashfold, MNR., May, PW., Petherbridge, JR., Rosser, KN., Smith, JA., Mankelevich, YA. & Suetin, NV., 2001, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 3, p. 3471 - 3485

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

81 Citations (Scopus)
2000

Diamond Thin Films: A 21st Century Material

May, PW., 2000, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 358, p. 473 - 495

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

532 Citations (Scopus)

Field Emission Studies of Nitrogen-doped Diamond-like Carbon Films deposited using CH4/N2/Ne and CH4/NH3/Ne RF Plasmas

Kuo, MT., May, PW., Gunn, A., Marshall, JC., Ashfold, MNR. & Rosser, KN., 2000, In : International Journal of Modern Physics B. 14, p. 295 - 300

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Impedance studies of boron doped CVD diamond electrodes

Latto, MN., Riley, DJ. & May, PW., 2000, In : Diam. Relat. Mater. 9, p. 1181 - 1183

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

49 Citations (Scopus)

Molecule of the Month: Chlorophyll: The green colour of plants

May, P., 1 May 2000

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Molecule of the Month: DNA: The genetic blueprint molecule

May, P., 1 Jan 2000

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Molecule of the Month: Nandrolone: The controversial anabolic steroid

May, P., 1 Oct 2000

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Optical emission spectroscopic studies of microwave enhanced diamond CVD using CH4/CO2 plasmas

Elliott, MA., May, PW., Petherbridge, J., Leeds, SM., Ashfold, MNR. & Wang, WN., 2000, In : Diamond Relat. Mater. 9, p. 311 - 316

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Sputtering of grains in C-type shocks

May, PW., Pineau des Forêts, G., Flower, DR., Field, D., Allan, NL. & Purton, JA., 2000, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 318, p. 809 - 816

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

54 Citations (Scopus)

Thermally Stimulated Exoelectronic Emission of CVD Diamond Films

Briand, D., Iacconi, P., Benabdesselam, M., Lapraz, D., Bindi, R., May, PW., Rego, CA. & Afzal, A., 2000, In : Thin Solid Films. 359, p. 150 - 153

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

3 Citations (Scopus)

Thermally Stimulated Properties of CVD Diamond Films

Briand, D., Iacconi, P., Benabdesselam, M., Lapraz, D., May, PW. & Rego, CA., 2000, In : Diamond Rel. Mat. 9, p. 1245 - 1248

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

18 Citations (Scopus)
1999

ArF (193 nm) Laser Ablation of Poly(methyl methacrylate)

Lade, RJ., Morley, IW., May, PW., Rosser, KN. & Ashfold, MNR., 1999, In : Diamond Rel. Mater. 8, p. 1654 - 1658

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

18 Citations (Scopus)

Field emission conduction mechanisms in chemical-vapour-deposited diamond and DLC films

May, PW., Kuo, MT. & Ashfold, MNR., 1999, In : Diamond Rel. Mater. 8, p. 1490 - 1495

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)