Professor Paul W May

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

  • BS8 1TS

1991 …2020

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2020

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
30 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.

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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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
167 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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
262 Downloads (Pure)
2018

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.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
309 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
282 Downloads (Pure)
2017

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.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
271 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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Superconducting Ferromagnetic Nanodiamond

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

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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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
340 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.

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44 Citations (Scopus)
364 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.

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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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
371 Downloads (Pure)
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.

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40 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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35 Citations (Scopus)
347 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.

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15 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.

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30 Citations (Scopus)
331 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 .

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5 Citations (Scopus)
284 Downloads (Pure)

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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25 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.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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4 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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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29 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.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
386 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.

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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.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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