Diamond CVD Personnel
- Professor Michael N.R. Ashfold, FRS - is a Professor of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, supervising the diamond project. Other research activities include laser spectroscopy and atmospheric gas phase chemistry.
- Professor Paul W. May - is a Professor of Physical Chemistry. Main research interests are all aspects of diamond film CVD, gas phase diagnostics, field and thermionic emission and bioapplications of diamond.
- Dr Neil A. Fox - is a Reader based both in the Chemistry and Physics Depts. Main research interests are field and thermionic emission of diamond for energy applications.
- Dr James Smith - is a research associate involved with the technical aspects of diamond deposition.
- Dr Afaq Piracha (email@example.com) - is a research associate exploring growth of diamond films on GaN. Soon to move to Harvard in Boston.
- Mr Hugo Dominguez Andrade (firstname.lastname@example.org) - studied here for a PhD in the area of thermionic electron emission from diamond, and is now working as a postdotoral researcher.
- Mr Ed Mahoney (email@example.com) - is studying for a PhD in the area of gas-phase diagnostics from diamond CVD plasmas funded by the UK Diamond Science and Technology CDT.
- Mr Michael James (firstname.lastname@example.org) - is a student doing a PhD studying n-type doping of diamond and surface functionalisation, funded by the Bristol Functional Nanomaterials CDT.
- Mr Fabian Fogarty (email@example.com) - is a student with the Diamond Science and Technology CDT doing a PhD in surface functionalisation of diamond for thermionic emission applications, funded by the UK Diamond Science and Technology CDT.
- Ms Emily Pole (firstname.lastname@example.org) - is a student with the Functional Nanomaterials CDT doing a PhD in electron emission from diamond surfaces.
- Mrs Tahani Almutairi (email@example.com) - is a student doing a PhD studying methods for n-type doping of diamond.
- Mr Gary Wan (firstname.lastname@example.org) - is a PhD student working on electron emission from diamond.
- Mr Ed Smith (email@example.com) - is a PhD student studying diamond deposition methods, and in particular deposition of diamond onto GaN.
- Mr Limin Yang (firstname.lastname@example.org) - is a PhD student studying applications of nanodiamond particles, funded by the Chinese Scolarship Council.
- Mr Max Williams (email@example.com) - is a PhD student studying computer simlations of diamond growth, funded by the UK Diamond Science and Technology CDT and IIa Technologies (Singapore).
- Mr Dominic Palubiski (firstname.lastname@example.org) - is a PhD student studying diamond/metal and diamond/polymer composites for improved wear, thermal, and damping capabilities, funded by ACCIS.
- Miss Jenny Cook (email@example.com) - is a PhD student studying the growth of isotopically pure diamond using plasma-based CVD in either static or closed-loop modes.
- Mr Tom Wallace-Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org) - is a PhD student studying diamond-based nuclear battery technology.
- Mr Ramiz Zulkharnay (email@example.com) - is a student doing a PhD in surface functionalisation of diamond for thermionic emission applications.
Other people working on diamond at Bristol include: Professor Neil Allan (Chemistry: Computer modelling of solid-state materials, including diamond defects and dopants), Professor David Fermin (Chemistry: Diamond Electrochemistry), Professor Martin Kuball (Physics: Diamond/GaN devices) and Dr Simon Kohn (Earth Sciences: Diamond gemstone defects).
A list of previous group members, including staff and students can be found on this page.