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  1. M.N.R. Ashfold, P.W. May, C.A. Rego, N.M. Everitt, "Thin Film Diamond by Chemical Vapour Deposition Methods", Chem. Soc. Rev., 23 (1994) 21-30. pdf

  2. P.W. May, M.N.R. Ashfold, K.N. Rosser, N.M. Everitt and C.G. Trevor "Diamond Deposition in a Hot Filament Reactor Using Different Hydrocarbon Precursor Gases", Appl. Surf. Sci., 68 (1993) 299-35. pdf

  3. P.W. May, M.N.R. Ashfold, K.N. Rosser and N.M. Everitt, "CVD Diamond Films Produced in a Parallel-Plate RF Reactor", Proc. 3rd Int. Symp. Diamond Mater., Honolulu, Hawaii, 1993, Proceedings Volume PV 93-17, edited by J.P. Dismukes and K.V. Ravi (Electrochem. Soc, Pennington, NJ), pp448-454. pdf

  4. P.W. May, C.A. Rego, R.G. Thomas, M.N.R. Ashfold, K.N. Rosser, P.G. Partridge and N.M. Everitt, "Preparation of CVD Diamond Wires, Fibres and Tubes", Proc. 3rd Int. Symp. Diamond Mater., Honolulu, Hawaii, 1993, Proceedings Volume PV 93-17, edited by J.P. Dismukes and K.V. Ravi (Electrochem. Soc, Pennington, NJ), pp1036-1041. pdf

  5. N.M. Everitt, A.M. Cock, P.W. May and K.N. Rosser, "Hardness Testing of Diamond and Diamond-like Carbon Films", Proc. 3rd Int. Symp. Diamond Mater., Honolulu, Hawaii, 1993, Proceedings Volume PV 93-17, edited by J.P. Dismukes and K.V. Ravi (Electrochem. Soc, Pennington, NJ), pp955-961. pdf

  6. P.W. May, C.A. Rego, R.M. Thomas, M.N.R. Ashfold, K.N. Rosser, P.G. Partridge and N.M. Everitt, "Preparation of Solid and Hollow Diamond Fibres and the Potential for Diamond Fibre Metal Matrix Composites", J. Mater. Sci. Lett., 13 (1994) 247-9.pdf

  7. P.W. May, C.A. Rego, R.M. Thomas, M.N.R. Ashfold, K.N. Rosser and N.M. Everitt, "CVD Diamond Wires and Tubes", Diamond Rel. Mater., 3 (1994) 810-813. pdf

  8. C.A. Rego, P.W. May, E.C. Williamson, M.N.R. Ashfold, Q.S. Chia, K.N. Rosser and N.M. Everitt, "CVD Diamond Growth on Germanium for Infra-Red Window Applications", Diamond Rel. Mater., 3 (1994) 939-941. pdf

  9. A.M. Cock, N.M. Everitt, P.W. May, C.A. Rego, M.N.R. Ashfold and K.N. Rosser, "Comparison of Two Models of Thin Diamond Microhardness Data to Predict the Hardness of CVD Diamond", Diamond Rel. Mater., 3 (1994) 783. pdf

  10. P.G. Partridge, P.W. May and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Chemical Vapour Deposited Diamond Fibres: Manufacture and Potential Properties", Mater. Sci. Technol., 10 (1994) 177-189. pdf

  11. P.W. May, C.A. Rego, C.G. Trevor, E.C. Williamson, M.N.R. Ashfold, K.N. Rosser and N.M. Everitt, "Deposition of Diamond Films on Sapphire: Studies of Interfacial Properties and Patterning Techniques", Diamond Rel. Mater. 3 (1994) 1375. pdf

  12. C.A. Rego, P.W. May, C.R. Henderson, M.N.R. Ashfold, K.N. Rosser and N.M. Everitt, "Molecular Beam Mass Spectrometric Study of the Spatial Distribution of Gas-Phase Species Involved in the Growth of HFCVD Diamond Films", in Advances in New Diamond Science and Technology , part of the Proc. 4th Int. Conf. New Diamond Sci. Technol., Kobe, Japan, July 1994, (MYU, Tokyo, 1994), pp485-488. pdf

  13. P.W. May, C.A. Rego, M.N.R. Ashfold, K.N. Rosser, N.M. Everitt, P.G. Partridge, Q.S. Chia, G. Lu, "The Production of CVD Diamond-Coated Wires and Free-Standing Diamond Tubes", in Advances in New Diamond Science and Technology as part of the Proc. 4th Int. Conf. New Diamond Sci. Technol., Kobe, Japan, July 1994, (MYU, Tokyo, 1994), pp211-214. pdf

  14. N.M. Everitt, R. Silva, J. Vieira, C.A. Rego, C.R. Henderson, P.W. May and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Analysis of Hot Filament CVD Diamond Films on Etched and Unetched WC-Co Surfaces", in Advances in New Diamond Science and Technology as part of the Proc. 4th Int. Conf. New Diamond Sci. Technol., Kobe, Japan, July 1994, (MYU, Tokyo, 1994), pp787-790. pdf

  15. P.W. May, C.A. Rego, M.N.R. Ashfold, K.N. Rosser, G. Lu, T.D. Walsh, L. Holt, N.M. Everitt and P.G. Partridge, "CVD Diamond-Coated Fibres", Diamond Rel. Mater., 4 (1995) 794-797, part of the Proc. Diamond Films '94, Italy, Sept. 1994. pdf

  16. P.G. Partridge, P.W. May, C.A. Rego and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Potential for Diamond Fibres and Diamond Fibre Composites", Mater. Sci. Technol., 10 (1994) 505-512. pdf

  17. C.A. Rego, P.W. May, C.R. Henderson, M.N.R. Ashfold, K.N. Rosser and N.M. Everitt, "In-situ Mass Spectrometric Study of the Gas-Phase Species Involved in CVD of Diamond as a Function of Filament Temperature", Diamond Rel. Mater. 4, (1995) 770-774, part of the Proc. Diamond Films '94, Italy, Sept. 1994. pdf

  18. N.M. Everitt, R. Silva, J. Vieira, C.A. Rego, C.R. Henderson and P.W. May, "Friction Measurements on Hot Filament CVD Diamond Films deposited on Etched Tungsten Carbide Surfaces", Diamond Rel. Mater. 4, (1995) 730-734, part of the Proc. Diamond Films '94, Italy, Sept. 1994. pdf

  19. P.G. Partridge, G. Lu, P. May and J.W. Steeds, "Potential High-Strength High Thermal Conductivity Metal-Matrix Composites Based On Diamond Fibres", Diamond Rel. Mater. 4, (1995) 848-851, part of the Proc. Diamond Films '94, Italy, Sept. 1994. pdf

  20. Q.S. Chia, C.M. Younes, P.G. Partridge, G.C. Allen, P.W. May and C.A. Rego, "Auger Electron Spectroscopic Analysis of Chemical Vapour Deposited Diamond/Substrate Interfaces", J. Mater. Sci. 29 (1994) 6397-6402. pdf

  21. P.W. May, "CVD Diamond - A New Technology for the Future?", Endeavour, 19(3) (1995), 101-106 (Elsevier, Oxford, U.K.) pdf

  22. E.D Nicholson, J.E Field, P.G Partridge, M.N.R. Ashfold, "The Mechanical Properties of Diamond Films, and Diamond-Coated Fibres and Wires", Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 383 (1996) 101-113. pdf

  23. N.M. Everitt, R.A. Shatwell, E. Kalaugher and E.D. Nicholson, "Mechanical Properties of Diamond Fibres", Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 383(1996) 379-384. pdf

  24. M.N.R. Ashfold, P.W. May, E.D. Nicholson, P.G. Partridge, G. Meaden, A. Wisbey and M.J. Wood, "The Potential for Diamond Fibre Composites", Applications of Diamond Films and Related Materials: 3rd Int. Conf. 1995, Editors: A. Feldman, Y. Tzeng, W.A. Yarbrough and M. Murakawa (NIST Special Publication 885, Washington 1995), pp529-531. pdf

  25. P.G. Partridge, M.N.R. Ashfold, P.W. May and E.D. Nicholson, "The Effective Chemical Vapour Deposition Rate of Diamond", J. Mater. Sci., 30 (1995) 3973-3982. pdf

  26. R.S. Tsang, C.A. Rego, P.W. May, J. Thumim, M.N.R. Ashfold, K.N. Rosser, C.M. Younes and M.J. Holt, "Gas-Phase Concentration Measurements and Diamond Film Composition from Chlorine Assisted CVD", Diamond Rel. Mater. 5 (1996) 359, as part of the Proc. Diamond Films '95, Barcelona, 1995. pdf

  27. P.W. May, P.R. Burridge, C.A. Rego, R.S. Tsang, M.N.R. Ashfold, K.N. Rosser, R.E. Tanner, D. Cherns and R. Vincent, "Investigation of the Addition of Nitrogen-Containing Gases to a Hot Filament Diamond CVD Reactor", Diamond Rel. Mater. 5 (1996) 354, as part of the Proc. Diamond Films '95, Barcelona, 1995. pdf

  28. G.H. Lu, P.G. Partridge and P.W. May, "A Technique for the Manufacture of Long Hollow Diamond Fibres by Chemical Vapour Deposition", J. Mater. Sci. Lett., 14 (1995) 1448-1450.pdf

  29. C.A. Rego, R.S. Tsang, P.W. May, M.N.R. Ashfold and K.N. Rosser "Gas-Phase Composition Measurements during Chlorine assisted Chemical Vapour Deposition of Diamond: A Molecular Beam Mass Spectrometric Study", J. Appl. Phys., 79 (1996) 7264-73. pdf

  30. W.N. Wang, N.A. Fox, P.W. May, M.P. Knapper, G. Meaden, P.G. Partridge, M.N.R. Ashfold, J.W. Steeds, L.P. Hayward and G.D. Pitt "Laser Raman Studies of Polycrystalline and Amorphic Diamond Films", Phys. Stat. Sol., 154 (1995) 255. pdf Also appears in ‘Diamond Thin Films’ (Akademie Verlag, Berlin 1996, edited by J.I.B. Wilson and W. Kulisch), p255.

  31. G. Meaden, P. G. Partridge, M.N.R Ashfold, E.D Nicholson, A Wisbey, "Laser Cutting of Diamond Fibres and Diamond Fibre / Titanium Metal Matrix Composites", Diamond Rel. Mater. 5 (1996) 825, as part of the Proc. Diamond Films '95, Barcelona, 1995. pdf

  32. E.D Nicholson, T.W. Baker, S.A. Redman, E. Kalaugher, K.N. Rosser, N.M. Everitt, M.N.R. Ashfold and P.G. Partridge, "Young's modulus of diamond-coated fibres and wires", Diamond Rel. Mater. 5 (1996) 658, as part of the Proc. Diamond Films '95, Barcelona, 1995. pdf

  33. G. Meaden, P.G. Partridge, M.N.R. Ashfold, E.D. Nicholson and A. Wisbey, "Laser Ablation of diamond fibres and a Diamond Fibre Metal Matrix Composite", J. Mater. Sci., 31 (1996) 2801-2805.pdf

  34. E.D. Nicholson, G. Meaden, E. Kalaugher, P.G. Partridge, M.N.R. Ashfold, P.W. May and A. Wisbey, "Continuous Diamond Fibres and Diamond Fibre-Reinforced Composites", Diamond Films and Technology, 6 (1996) 217. pdf

  35. N.A. Fox, S. Mary, T.J. Davis, W.N. Wang, P.W. May, A. Bewick, J.W. Steeds and J.E Butler, "Field Emission Studies of Boron-Doped CVD Diamond Films following Surface Treatments", Diamond Rel. Mater. 6 (1997) 1135-42, as part of the Proc. Diamond Films '96, Tours, 1996. pdf

  36. S.E. Johnson, M.N.R. Ashfold, M.P. Knapper, R.J. Lade, K.N. Rosser, N.A. Fox and W.N. Wang, "Production and Characterisation of Amorphic Diamond Films Produced by Laser Ablation of Graphite", Diamond Rel. Mater. 6 (1997) 569, part of the Proc. Diamond Films '96, Tours, 1996. pdf

  37. C.A. Brookes, L. (Grace). Zhang and P.W. May, "On the Mechanical Integrity Ratio of Diamond Coatings", Diamond Rel. Mater. 6 (1997) 348, part of the Proc. Diamond Films '96, Tours, 1996. pdf

  38. P.W. May, K.N. Rosser, N.A. Fox, C.M. Younes and G. Beardmore, "Deposition of CVD Diamond onto Boron Carbide Substrates", Diamond Relat. Mater. 6(1997) 450, part of Diamond Films '96, Tours, France, Sept. 1996. pdf

  39. R.S. Tsang, C.A. Rego, P.W.May, M.N.R. Ashfold and K.N. Rosser, "Examination of the effects of nitrogen on the CVD diamond growth mechanism using in-situ molecular beam mass spectrometry", Diamond Relat. Mater. 6 (1997) 247, part of Diamond Films '96, Tours, France, Sept. 1996. pdf

  40. E.D. Nicholson, J.R. Weeks and M.N.R. Ashfold "The Effect of varying Deposition Conditions on the Young's Modulus of Diamond-Coated Wires", Diamond Relat. Mater. 6 (1997) 817, part of Diamond Films '96, Tours, France, Sept. 1996. pdf

  41. G. Meaden, P.G. Partridge, E.D. Nicholson, J. Nicholson, A. Wisbey and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Diamond-Fibre Metal Matrix Composites", Diamond Relat. Mater. 6 (1997) 898, part of Diamond Films '96, Tours, France, Sept. 1996. pdf

  42. E. Kalaugher, N.M. Everitt and E.D. Nicholson "Factors Affecting the Fracture Strength and Young's Modulus of CVD Diamond-Coated Fibres", Diamond Relat. Mater. 6 (1997) 826, part of Diamond Films '96, Tours, France, Sept. 1996. pdf

  43. P.G. Partridge, A. Fookes, E.D. Nicholson, T. Pearce and G. Meaden "Nanoscale Grinding of Ceramics using Diamond Fibres", Diamond Relat. Mater. 6 (1997) 893, part of Diamond Films '96, Tours, France, Sept. 1996. pdf

  44. M.N.R. Ashfold and P.W. May, "Diamond Chemical Vapour Deposition", Chemistry and Industry (London), 13 (7th July 1997) 505-8. pdf

  45. N.A. Fox, W.N. Wang, T.J. Davis, J.W. Steeds and P.W. May, "Field Emission Properties of Diamond Films of Different Qualities", Appl. Phys. Lett., 71 (1997) 2337-39. pdf

  46. S.M. Leeds, T.J. Davis, P.W. May, C.D.O. Pickard and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Use of Different Excitation Wavelengths for the Analysis of CVD Diamond by Laser Raman Spectroscopy", Diamond Relat. Maters. 7 (1998) 233-237. pdf

  47. P.W. May, J.C. Stone, M.N.R. Ashfold, K.R. Hallam, W.N. Wang and N.A. Fox, "The Effect of Diamond Surface Termination Species upon Field Emission Properties", Diamond Relat. Maters. 7 (1998) 671-676. pdf

  48. R.J. Lade, D.J. Munns, S.E. Johnson, P.W. May, K.N. Rosser and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Investigation of Hydrogenated Amorphous Carbon (a-C:H) Films Produced by ArF (193 nm) Laser Ablation of Poly(Methyl Methacrylate)", Diamond Relat. Maters. 7 (1998) 699-703. pdf

  49. P.W. May, S. Höhn, W.N. Wang and N.A. Fox, "Field Emission Conduction Mechanisms in Chemical Vapour Deposited Diamond and Diamondlike Carbon Films", Appl. Phys. Letts. 72 (1998) 2182-4. pdf

  50. P.W. May, S. Höhn, M.N.R. Ashfold, W.N. Wang, N.A. Fox, T.J. Davis and J.W. Steeds "Field Emission from Chemical Vapor Deposited Diamond and Diamond-like Carbon Films: Investigations of Surface Damage and Conduction Mechanisms", J. Appl. Phys. 84 (1998) 1618-1625. pdf

  51. P.W. May, S. Höhn, M.N.R. Ashfold, W.N. Wang, N.A. Fox, T.J. Davis and J.W. Steeds "Investigations of Surface Damage and Conduction Mechanisms During Field Emission from CVD Diamond and DLC Films", Diamond Films and Technol. 8 (1998) 237-247, and in the Proceedings from ISDED-2, Osaka, Japan, March 1998, Recent Progress in Diamond Electronics, ed. T. Ito (MYU, Tokyo, 1998) 157-167. pdf

  52. R.S. Tsang, P.W. May, M.N.R. Ashfold and K.N. Rosser, "Influence of Phosphine on the Diamond Growth Mechanism: a Molecular Beam Mass Spectrometric Investigation", Diam. Relat. Mater. 7 (1998) 1651, as part of Diamond Films '97, Edinburgh, August 1997. pdf

  53. R.S. Tsang, P.W. May, J. Cole and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Simulations of the Hot Filament Diamond CVD Gas Phase Environment: Direct Comparison with Experimental Measurements", Diam. Relat. Mater. 8 (1998) 1388-92, as part of ICNDST-6, Pretoria, South Africa, August 1998. pdf

  54. P.W. May, M-T. Kuo and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Field Emission Conduction Mechanisms in Chemical Vapour Deposited Diamond and Diamondlike Carbon Films", Diam. Relat. Mater 8 (1999) 1490-5, as part of the proceedings from ICNDST-6, Pretoria, South Africa, August 1998. pdf

  55. S.M. Leeds, P.W. May, E. Bartlett, M.N.R. Ashfold, and K.N. Rosser, "Molecular Beam Mass Spectrometry studies of the gas phase chemistry occurring during Microwave Plasma assisted Chemical Vapour Deposition of Diamond", Diam. Relat. Mater, 8 (1999) 1377-82, as part of the proceedings from ICNDST-6, Pretoria, South Africa, August 1998. pdf

  56. S.A. Redman, C. Chung and M.N.R. Ashfold, "H atom production in a hot filament chemical vapour deposition reactor", Diam. Relat. Mater, 8 (1999) 1383-87, as part of the proceedings from ICNDST-6, Pretoria, South Africa, August 1998. pdf

  57. R.J. Lade, I.W. Morley, P.W. May, K.N. Rosser and M.N.R. Ashfold, "ArF (193nm) laser ablation of poly(methyl methacrylate)", Diam. Relat. Mater, 8 (1999) 1654-58, as part of the proceedings from ICNDST-6, Pretoria, South Africa, August 1998. pdf

  58. R.J. Lade, F. Claeyssens, K.N. Rosser, M.N.R. Ashfold, "193-nm laser ablation of CVD diamond and graphite in vacuum: plume analysis and film properties", Appl. Phys. A, 69 [Suppl.] (1999) S935–S939. pdf

  59. R.S. Tsang, P.W. May and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Modelling of the Gas Phase Chemistry During Diamond CVD: The Role of Different Hydrocarbon Species", Diam. Relat. Mater, 8 (1999) 242-245, part of the proceedings from Diamond 98, Crete, Greece, September 1998. pdf

  60. S.M. Leeds, P.W. May, M.N.R. Ashfold and K.N. Rosser, "Molecular Beam Mass Spectrometry studies of Nitrogen additions to the gas phase during Microwave Plasma Assisted Chemical Vapour Deposition of Diamond", Diam. Relat. Mater, 8 (1999) 226-230, part of the proceedings from Diamond 98, Crete, Greece, September 1998. pdf

  61. N.P. Smith, M.N.R. Ashfold, D.J. Smith and T.R.A. Pearce, "Manufacture and Performance of Diamond-Coated Thermocouples", Diam. Relat. Mater, 8 (1999) 956-960, part of the proceedings from Diamond 98, Crete, Greece, September 1998. pdf

  62. P.W. May, S.H. Ashworth, C.D.O. Pickard, M.N.R. Ashfold, T. Peakman and J.W. Steeds, "Interactive Raman spectra of adamantane, diamantane and diamond, and their relevance to diamond film deposition", PhysChemComm. 1 (1998) paper 4.

  63. A.J. Eccles, T.A. Steele, A. Afzal, C.A. Rego, W. Ahmed, P.W. May and S.M. Leeds, "Influence of B- and N-doping Levels on the Quality and Morphology of CVD Diamond" Thin Solid Films, 343-344 (1999) 627-631. pdf

  64. S.A. Redman, C. Chung, K.N. Rosser and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Resonance Enhanced Multiphoton Ionisation Probing of H Atoms in a Hot Filament CVD Reactor" Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 1 (1999) 1415-1424. pdf

  65. J.A. Smith, M.A. Cook, S.R. Langford, S.A. Redman and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Resonance enhanced multiphoton ionization probing of H atoms and CH3 radicals in a hot filament chemical vapour deposition reactor" Thin Solid Films 368 (2000) 169-175. pdf

  66. M.T. Kuo, P.W. May, A. Gunn, J.C. Marshall, M.N.R. Ashfold and K.N. Rosser, "Field Emission Studies of Nitrogen-Doped Diamond-like Carbon Films Deposited using CH4/N2/Ne and CH4/NH3/Ne RF Plasmas" Int. J. Mod. Phys. B: Condensed Matter Phys. 14 (2000) 295-300, part of the proceedings from SMAC-2, Singapore, July 1999. pdf

  67. M.A. Elliott, P.W. May, J. Petherbridge, S.M. Leeds and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Optical Emission Spectroscopic Studies of Microwave Enhanced Diamond CVD using CH4/CO2 Plasmas" Diam. Relat. Mater, 9 (2000) 311-316, as part of the proceedings from Diamond 99, Prague, September 1999. pdf

  68. M-T. Kuo, P.W. May, A. Gunn, M.N.R. Ashfold and R.K. Wild, "Studies of Phosphorus Doped Diamond-like Carbon Films" Diam. Relat. Mater, 9 (2000) 1222-1227, part of the proceedings from Diamond 99, Prague, September 1999. pdf

  69. M.N. Latto, D.J. Riley and P.W. May, "Impedance Studies of Boron Doped CVD Diamond Electrodes" Diam. Relat. Mater, 9 (2000) 1181-1183, part of the proceedings from Diamond 99, Prague, September 1999. pdf

  70. N.A. Fox, M.J. Youh, W.N. Wang, J.W. Steeds, H-F. Cheng, I-N. Lin, "Impedance Studies of Boron Doped CVD Diamond Electrodes" Diam. Relat. Mater, 9 (2000) 1263-1269. pdf

  71. D. Briand, P. Iacconi, M. Benabdesselam, D. Lapraz, R. Bindi, P.W. May, C.A. Rego and A. Afzal, "Thermally Stimulated Exoelectronic Emission of CVD Diamond Films" Thin Solid Films, 359 (2000) 150-53. pdf

  72. D. Briand, P. Iacconi, M. Benabdesselam, D. Lapraz, P.W. May and C.A. Rego, "Thermally Stimulated Properties of CVD Diamond Films" Diam. Relat. Maters, 9 (2000) 1245-1248, part of the proceedings from Diamond 99, Prague, September 1999. pdf

  73. P.W. May, "Diamond Thin Films: A 21st Century Material" Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. A, 358 (2000) 473-495. pdf

  74. F. Claeyssens, R.J. Lade, K.N. Rosser and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Investigations of the plume accompanying pulsed ultraviolet laser ablation of graphite in vacuum" J. Appl. Phys, 89 (2001) 697-709. pdf

  75. J.R. Petherbridge, P.W. May, S.R.J. Pearce, K.N. Rosser and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Low temperature diamond growth using CO2/CH4 plasmas: molecular beam mass spectrometry and computer simulation investigations" J. Appl. Phys, 89 (2001) 1484-1492. pdf

  76. J.R. Petherbridge, P.W. May and M.N.R. Ashfold , "Modeling of the gas-phase chemistry in C-H-O gas mixtures for diamond Chemical Vapor Deposition" J. Appl. Phys., 89 (2001) 5219-23. pdf

  77. J.A. Smith, E. Cameron, M.N.R. Ashfold, Y.A. Mankelevich and N.V. Suetin, "On the mechanism of CH3 radical formation in hot filament activated CH4/H2 and C2H2/H2 gas mixtures". Diam. Relat. Mater, 10 (2001) 358-363, part of the Proceedings from Diamond 2000, Oporto, Portugal, Sept 2000. pdf

  78. J. Petherbridge, P.W. May, S.R.J. Pearce, K.N. Rosser and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Molecular beam mass spectrometry investigations of low temperature diamond growth using CO2/CH4 plasmas", Diam. Relat. Mater, 10 (2001) 393-398, part of proceedings from Diamond 2000, Oporto, Portugal, Sept 2000. pdf

  79. Yu. A. Mankelevich, N.V.Suetin, M.N.R. Ashfold, J.A. Smith and E. Cameron, "Experimental data versus 3-D model calculations of HFCVD processes: Correlations and discrepancies" Diam. Relat. Mater, 10 (2001) 364-369, part of the proceedings of Diamond 2000, Oporto, Portugal, Sept 2000. pdf

  80. J.A. Smith, K.N. Rosser, H. Yagi, M.I. Wallace, P.W. May and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Diamond deposition in a DC-arc Jet CVD system: Investigations of the effects of nitrogen addition" Diam. Relat. Mater, 10 (2001) 370-375, as part of the proceedings of Diamond 2000, Oporto, Portugal, Sept 2000. pdf

  81. M-T. Kuo, P.W. May and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Field Emission studies of low temperature thermal-annealling of nitrogen-doped hydrogenated amorphous carbon (a-C:H:N) films", Diam. Relat. Mater, 10 (2001) 889-894, part of the proceedings of Diamond 2000, Oporto, Portugal, Sept 2000. pdf

  82. M.N.R. Ashfold, P.W. May, J.R. Petherbridge, K.N. Rosser, J.A. Smith, Y.A. Mankelevich and N.V. Suetin, "Unravelling aspects of the gas phase chemistry involved in diamond chemical vapour deposition", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 3 (2001) 3471-3485. pdf

  83. M. Alexander, M.N. Latto, G. Pastor-Moreno and D.J. Riley, "The Influence of Surface Termination on the Electrochemical Properties of Boron-doped Diamond", Proc. 7th Int. Symp. Diam. Maters., PV 2001-25 (2001) pp.54-65 (Electrochem. Soc., Pennington, New Jersey, USA), eds. G.M. Swain, J.L. Davidson, J.C. Angus, T. Ando and W.D. Brown. pdf

  84. G. Pastor-Moreno and D.J. Riley, "Electrochemical Studies of Moderately Boron Doped Polycrystalline Diamond in Non-Aqueous Solvent", Electrochimica Acta., 47 (2002) 2589-95. pdf

  85. G. Pastor-Moreno and D.J. Riley, "The influence of surface preparation on the electrochemistry of boron doped diamond: A study of the reduction of 1,4-benzoquinone in acetonitrile", Electrochem. Comm., 4 (2002) 218-221. pdf

  86. J.R. Petherbridge, P.W. May, G.M. Fuge, G.F. Robertson, K.N. Rosser and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Sulfur doping of diamond films: spectroscopic, electronic and gas-phase studies", J. Appl. Phys. 91 (2002) 3605-3613. pdf

  87. J.A. Smith, J.B. Wills, H.S. Moores, A.J. Orr-Ewing, Y.A. Mankelevich and N.V. Suetin, "Effects of NH3 and N2 additions to hot filament activated CH4/H2 gas mixtures", J. Appl. Phys. 92 (2002) 672-681. pdf

  88. J.R. Petherbridge, P.W. May, G.M. Fuge, K.N. Rosser and M.N.R. Ashfold, "In situ plasma diagnostics of the chemistry behind sulfur doping of CVD diamond films", Diam. Relat. Maters. 11 (2002) 301-306, as part of the Proceedings of Diamond 2001, Budapest, Hungary, 2001. pdf

  89. Yu.A.Mankelevich, N.V.Suetin, J.A.Smith, M.N.R.Ashfold, "Investigations of the gas phase chemistry in a hot filament CVD reactor operating with CH4/N2/H2 and CH4/NH3/H2 gas mixtures", Diam. Relat. Maters. 11 (2002) 567-572, as part of the Proceedings of Diamond 2001, Budapest, Hungary, 2001. pdf

  90. S.R.J. Pearce, P.W. May, R.K. Wild, K.R. Hallam and P.J. Heard, "Deposition and properties of amorphous carbon phosphide films", Diam. Relat. Maters. 11 (2002) 1041-46, as part of the Proceedings of Diamond 2001, Budapest, Hungary, 2001. pdf

  91. M.T. Kuo, P.W. May and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Field emission site density study of hydrogen-free amorphous carbon films", Diam. Relat. Maters. 11 (2002) 1422-28. pdf

  92. P.W. May, M. Hall and D. Smith, "Diamond Fibre Reinforced Plastic Composites", Int. J. Mod. Phys. B. Cond. Matter, 16, (2002) 906-11, presented at ICMAT Singapore, July 2001.

  93. J.R. Petherbridge, P.W. May, E.J. Crichton, K.N. Rosser and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Sulphur addition to microwave activated CH4/CO2 gas mixtures used for diamond CVD: growth studies and gas phase investigations", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 4 (2002) 5199-5206. pdf

  94. F. Claeyssens, N.L. Allan, P.W. May, P. Ordejon and J.P. Oliva, "Solid Phosphorus Carbide?", Chem. Comm. 21 (2002) 2494-2495. pdf

  95. J. Filik, P.W. May, S.R.J. Pearce, R.K. Wild, and K.R. Hallam, "XPS and laser Raman analysis of hydrogenated amorphous carbon films", Diam. Relat. Maters. 12 (2003) 974-78, part of Proc. Diamond 2002, September 2002, Granada, Spain. pdf

  96. S.R.J. Pearce, J. Filik, P.W. May, R.K. Wild, K.R. Hallam and P.J. Heard, "The effect of ion energy on the deposition of amorphous carbon phosphide films", Diam. Relat. Maters. 12 (2003) 979-82, part of Proc. Diamond 2002, September 2002, Granada, Spain. pdf

  97. G.M. Fuge, C.J. Rennick, S.R.J. Pearce, P.W. May and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Structural characterisation of CNx thin films deposited by pulsed laser ablation", Diam. Relat. Maters. 12 (2003) 1049-54, part of Proc. Diamond 2002, September 2002, Granada, Spain. pdf

  98. Yu.A. Mankelevich, N.V. Suetin, M.N.R. Ashfold, W.E. Boxford, A.J. Orr-Ewing, J.A. Smith and J.B. Wills, "Chemical kinetics in carbon depositing d.c.-arc jet CVD reactors", Diam. Relat. Maters. 12 (2003) 383-90, part of Proc. Diamond 2002, September 2002, Granada, Spain. pdf

  99. J.E.P. Dahl, J.M. Moldowan, T.M. Peakman, J.C. Clardy, E. Lobkovsky, M.M. Olmstead, P.W. May, T.J. Davis, J.W. Steeds, K.E. Peters, A. Pepper, A. Ekuan and R.M.K. Carlson, "Isolation and Structural Proof of the Large Diamond Molecule, Cyclohexamantane (C26H30)", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.. 42 (2003) 2040–44. pdf

  100. J.B. Wills, M.N.R. Ashfold, A.J. Orr-Ewing, Y.A. Mankelevich and N.V. Suetin, "Number density and temperature of acetylene in hot-filament and arc-jet activated CH4/H2 gas mixtures measured using diode laser cavity ring-down absorption spectroscopy", Diam. Relat. Maters. 12 (2003) 1346-1356. pdf

  101. F. Claeyssens, J.M. Oliva, P.W. May and N.L. Allan, "Binary phosphorus-carbon compounds: the series P4C3+8n", Int. J. Quantum Chem., 95 (2003) 546-53, part of the Sanibel Symposium '03. pdf

  102. M.S. Alexander, M.N. Latto, P.W. May, D.J. Riley and G. Pastor-Moreno, "A simple route to Ohmic contacts on low boron-doped CVD diamond", Diam. Relat. Maters, 12 (2003) 1460-1462. pdf

  103. J.R. Petherbridge, P.W. May , D.E. Shallcross, J.N. Harvey, G.M. Fuge, K.N. Rosser and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Simulation of H-C-S containing gas mixtures relevant to diamond chemical vapour deposition", Diam. Relat. Maters. 12 (2003) 2178-2185. pdf

  104. P.J.C. Wigg, P.W. May and D. Smith, "Stiffness Measurements of Diamond Fibre Reinforced Plastic Composites", Diam. Relat. Maters. 12 (2003) 1766-70, as part of Proc. ICNDST-8, Melbourne, Australia, 21-26th July 2002. pdf

  105. J.R. Petherbridge, P.W. May, M. Baines, D. Cherns, "Observations of nanotube and 'celery' structures following diamond CVD on single crystal diamond substrates", Diam. Relat. Maters. 12 (2003) 1858-61, as part of Proc. ICNDST-8, Melbourne, Australia, 21-26th July 2002. pdf
  106. M.N.R. Ashfold , F. Claeyssens , G.M. Fuge and S.J. Henley, "Pulsed laser ablation and deposition of thin films", Chem. Soc. Rev., 33 (2004) 23-31. pdf

  107. M.N. Latto, G. Pastor-Moreno, D.J. Riley, "The Influence of Doping Levels and Surface Termination on the Electrochemistry of Polycrystalline Diamond", Electroanal., 16 (2004) 434-441. pdf

  108. C.J. Rennick , A.G. Smith, J.A. Smith , J.B. Wills, A.J. Orr-Ewing , M.N.R. Ashfold, Yu.A. Mankelevich, N.V. Suetin, "Improved characterisation of C2 and CH radical number density distributions in a DC arc jet used for diamond chemical vapour deposition", Diam. Relat. Maters., 13 (2004) 561-8, as part of Diamond 2003, Salzburg, Austria, Sept 2003. pdf

  109. G. Chollon, R. Naslain, R. Shatwell, P.W. May., "High temperature properties of CVD-SiC and CVD-diamond monofilaments", Proc. CIMTEC 2002 - 3rd Forum on new Materials, 4th Int. Conf. "Advanced Inorganic Structural Fiber Composites" (P. Vincenzini, C. Badini, Eds., Techna Srl, 2003) pdf

  110. S.R.J. Pearce, S.J. Henley, F. Claeyssens, P.W. May, K.R. Hallam, J.A. Smith, K.N. Rosser, "Production of nanocrystalline diamond by laser ablation at the solid/liquid interface", Diam. Relat. Maters. 13 (2004) 661-665, as part of Diamond 2003, Salzburg, Austria, September 2003. pdf
  111. J. Filik, I.M. Lane, P.W. May, S.R.J. Pearce, K.R. Hallam, "Incorporation of Sulfur into Hydrogenated Amorphous Carbon Films", Diam. Relat. Maters. 13 (2004) 1377-1384, as part of Diamond 2003, Salzburg, Austria, September 2003. pdf

  112. G. M. Fuge, P. W. May, K. N. Rosser, S. R. J. Pearce, M. N. R. Ashfold, "Laser Raman and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy of phosphorus containing diamond-like carbon films grown by pulsed laser ablation methods", Diam. Relat. Maters. 13 (2004) 1442-48, as part of Diamond 2003, Salzburg, Austria, September 2003. pdf

  113. F. Claeyssens, G.M. Fuge, N.L. Allan, P.W. May, S.R.J. Pearce and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Phosphorus carbide thin films: experiment and theory", Appl. Phys. A. 79 (2004) 1237-1241. pdf

  114. F. Claeyssens, G.M. Fuge, N.L. Allan, P.W. May and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Phosphorus carbides: theory and experiment", Dalton Trans. (2004) 3085-3092. pdf

  115. P.W. May, R. Portman, K.N. Rosser, "Thermal Conductivity of CVD Diamond Fibres and Diamond Fibre Reinforced Epoxy Composites", Diam. Relat. Maters. 14 (2005) 598-603, as part of Diamond 2004, Riva del Garda, Italy, Sept 2004. pdf

  116. C.J. Rennick, R. Engeln, J.A. Smith, A.J. Orr-Ewing, M.N.R. Ashfold, Yu.A. Mankelevich, "Measurement and modeling of a diamond deposition reactor: Hydrogen atom and electron number densities in an Ar/H2 arc jet discharge", J. Appl. Phys. 97 (2005) 113306-113315. pdf

  117. J. Filik, "Raman Spectroscopy: a simple, non-destructive way to characterise diamond and diamond-like materials", Spectroscopy Europe. 17 (2005) 10-17. [Also republished in Spectroscopy Asia. 1 (2005) 8-13]. pdf

  118. A. Cheesman, J.N. Harvey and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Computational studies of elementary steps relating to boron doping during diamond chemical vapour deposition", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7, (2005) 1121–1126. pdf

  119. G. Chollon, R. Naslain, C. Prentice, R. Shatwell, P.W. May., "High temperature properties of SiC and diamond CVD-monofilaments", J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 25, (2005) 1929–1942. pdf

  120. P.W. May, J.A. Smith, Yu. A. Mankelevich, "Deposition of NCD Films Using Hot Filament CVD and Ar/CH4/H2 Gas Mixtures", Diam. Relat. Maters. 15 (2006) 345-352, as part of ADC/NanoCarbon 2005, Argonne National Labs, Chicago, USA, 2005.pdf

  121. G.M. Fuge, M.N.R. Ashfold, S.J. Henley, "Studies of the plume emission during the femtosecond and nanosecond ablation of graphite in nitrogen", J. Appl. Phys. 99 (2006) 014309 (pp.1-12).pdf

  122. J. Filik, J.N. Harvey, N.L. Allan, P.W. May, J.E.P. Dahl, S. Liu, and R.M.K. Carlson, "Raman Spectroscopy of Diamondoids", Spectrochimica Acta A: Mol. Biomol. Spect. 64 (2006) 681-692. pdf

  123. P.W. May, J.N. Harvey, J.A. Smith, Yu. A. Mankelevich, "Re-evaluation of the mechanism of ultrananocrystalline diamond deposition from Ar/CH4/H2 gas mixtures", J. Appl. Phys. 99 (2006) 104907. pdf

  124. P.W. May, H.Y. Tsai, W.N. Wang and J.A. Smith, "Deposition of CVD Diamond onto GaN", Diam. Relat. Maters. 15 (2006) 526-530, as part of Diamond (2005), Toulouse, France. pdf

  125. J. Filik, J.N. Harvey, N.L. Allan, P.W. May, J.E.P. Dahl, S. Liu, R.M.K. Carlson, "Raman spectroscopy of nanocrystalline diamond: An ab initio approach", Phys. Rev. B. 74 (2006) 035423 pp.1-10. pdf

  126. N.C. Polfer, O. Pirali, Y. Ueno, R. Maboudian, P.W. May, J. Filik, J.E. Dahl, S. Liu, R.M.K. Carlson, "Infrared spectroscopic investigation of higher diamondoids", J. Mol. Spectr. 238 (2006) 158-167. pdf

  127. D.W. Comerford, A. Cheesman, T.P.F. Carpenter, D.M.E. Davies, N.A. Fox, R.S. Sage, J.A. Smith, M.N.R. Ashfold, Yu.A. Mankelevich, "Experimental and Modeling Studies of B Atom Number Density Distributions in Hot Filament Activated B2H6/H2 and B2H6/CH4/H2 Gas Mixtures", J. Phys. Chem. A 110 (2006) 2868-2875. pdf

  128. P.W. May, Yu. A. Mankelevich, "Experiment and modeling of the deposition of ultrananocrystalline diamond films using hot filament chemical vapor deposition and Ar/CH4/H2 gas mixtures: A generalized mechanism for ultrananocrystalline diamond growth", J. Appl. Phys. 100 (2006) 024301.pdf

  129. A. Cheesman, J. A. Smith, M. N. R. Ashfold, N. Langford, S. Wright, G. Duxbury, "Application of a Quantum Cascade Laser for Time-Resolved, in Situ Probing of CH4/H2 and C2H2/H2 Gas Mixtures during Microwave Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition of Diamond", J. Phys. Chem. A. 110 (2006) 2821-8.pdf

  130. L. Yang, P.W. May, L. Yin, R. Brown, T. Scott, "Direct growth of highly organized crystalline carbon nitride from liquid phase pulsed laser ablation", Chem. Maters. 18 (2006) 5058-5064. pdf

  131. L. Yang, P.W. May, L. Yin, T.B. Scott, J.A. Smith, K.N. Rosser, "Growth and characterization of self-assembled carbon nitride leaf-like nanostructures", Nanotechnology 17 (2006) 5798-5804. pdf

  132. P.W. May, Yu. A. Mankelevich, "The Mechanism for Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Growth: Experimental and Theoretical Studies", Mat. Res. Symp. Proc. PV-956 (2006) 0956-J07-04 (part of the Proceedings of Symposium J of the Fall 2006 MRS meeting. pdf

  133. Paul W. May and M. Hannaway, "Attempts to p-Dope Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Films in a Hot Filament Reactor", Mat. Res. Symp. Proc. PV-956 (2006) 0956-J09-31 (part of the Proceedings of Symposium J of the Fall 2006 MRS meeting. pdf

  134. L. Yang, P.W. May, L. Yin, J.A. Smith, K.N. Rosser, "Ultra fine Carbon Nitride Nanocrystals Synthesized by Laser Ablation in Liquid Solution", J. Nanoparticle Res. 9 (2007) 1181-1185. pdf

  135. P.W. May, M.N.R. Ashfold, Yu. A. Mankelevich, "Microcrystalline, nanocrystalline and ultrananocrystalline diamond chemical vapor deposition: Experiment and Modeling of the factors controlling growth rate, nucleation and crystal size", J. Appl. Phys. 101 (2007) 053115 pp.1-9. pdf

  136. L. Yang, P.W. May, Y.Z. Huang and L. Yin, "Hierarchical architecture of self-assembled carbon nitride nanocrystals", J. Mater. Chem. 17 (2007) 1255-1257. pdf

  137. L. Yang, P.W. May, L. Yin, J.A. Smith, K.N. Rosser, "Growth of diamond nanocrystals by pulsed laser ablation of graphite in liquid", Diamond Relat. Maters. 16 (2007) 725-729, as part of Diamond 2006, Portugal, Sept 2006. pdf

  138. L. Yang, P.W. May, L. Yin, T.B. Scott, "Growth of self-assembled ZnO nanoleaf from aqueous solution by pulsed laser ablation", Nanotechnology 18 (2007) 215602. pdf

  139. Y.L. Zhong, K.F. Chong, P.W. May, Z.-K. Chen, K.P. Loh, "Optimizing Biosensing Properties on Undecylenic Acid-Functionalized Diamond", Langmuir 23 (2007) 5824-30. pdf

  140. L. Yang, P.W. May, L. Yin, Y. Huang, J.A. Smith, T.B. Scott, "Symmetric organization of self-assembled carbon nitride", Nanotechnology 18 (2007) 335605. pdf

  141. P.W. May, W.J. Ludlow, M. Hannaway, P.J. Heard, J.A. Smith, K.N. Rosser, "Raman and conductivity studies of boron doped microcrystalline diamond, facetted nanocrystalline diamond and cauliflower diamond films", Chem. Phys. Lett. 446 (2007) 103-108. pdf

  142. Yu. A. Mankelevich, M.N.R. Ashfold and A.J. Orr-Ewing, "Measurement and modeling of Ar/H2/CH4 arc jet discharge chemical vapor deposition reactors. I. Intercomparison of derived spatial variations of H atom, C2, and CH radical densities", J. Appl. Phys. 102 (2007) 063309 pp.1-13. pdf

  143. Yu. A. Mankelevich, M.N.R. Ashfold and A.J. Orr-Ewing, "Measurement and modeling of Ar/H2/CH4 arc jet discharge chemical vapor deposition reactors. II. Modeling of the spatial dependence of expanded plasma parameters and species number densities", J. Appl. Phys. 102 (2007) 063310 pp.1-11. pdf

  144. P.W. May, W.J. Ludlow, M. Hannaway, J.A. Smith, K.N. Rosser and P.J. Heard, "Boron doping of microcrystalline and nanocrystalline diamond films. Where is the Boron going?", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1039 (2008) 1039-P17-03 (9 pages). pdf

  145. P.W. May, P. Overton, J.A. Smith and K.N. Rosser, "Multi-wavelength Raman spectroscopy of nanodiamond particles", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1039 (2008) 1039-P15-03 (7 pages). pdf

  146. P.W. May, J.A. Smith and K.N. Rosser, "785 nm Raman spectroscopy of CVD diamond films", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1039 (2008) 1039-P15-02 (9 pages). pdf

  147. P.W. May, M. Davey, K.N. Rosser and P.J. Heard, "Arsenic and antimony doping: An attempt to deposit n-type CVD diamond", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1039 (2008) 1039-P15-01 (5 pages). pdf

  148. S.A. Furkert, A. Wotherspoon, D. Cherns, N.A. Fox, G.M. Fuge, P.J. Heard, S.P. Lansley, "Field emission observed from metal-diamond junctions revealed by atomic force microscopy", Appl. Phys. Letts., 90 (2007) 242109 (3 pages). pdf

  149. P.W. May, W.J. Ludlow, M. Hannaway, P.J. Heard, J.A. Smith, and K.N. Rosser, "Raman and conductivity studies of boron doped microcrystalline diamond, facetted nanocrystalline diamond and cauliflower diamond films", Diamond Relat. Mater. 17 (2008) 105-117. pdf

  150. P.W. May, J.A. Smith, K.N. Rosser, "785 nm Raman spectroscopy of CVD diamond films", Diamond Relat. Mater. 17 (2008) 199-203. pdf

  151. P.W. May, "The new diamond age?", Science. 319 (2008) 1490-1491. pdf

  152. A.Kh. Khachatryan, S.G. Aloyan, P.W. May, R. Sargsyan, V.A. Khachatryan, V.S. Baghdasaryan, "Graphite-to-diamond transformation induced by ultrasound cavitation", Diamond Relat. Mater. 17 (2008) 931-936. pdf

  153. J.N. Hart, P.W. May, N.L. Allan, J.E Dahl, Shenggao Lui, Robert M Carlson, J.L. Adcock, "Vibrational analysis of per-fluorinated-triamantane", Chem. Phys. Letts.. 460 (2008) 237-240. pdf

  154. L. Yang, P.W. May, L. Yin, "Self-assembled hierarchical architectures by liquid-phase pulsed laser ablation", Chapter 8 in the book Nanotechnology Research Developments, ed. R. Jiménez-Contreras (Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA, 2008) , pp.295-314.

  155. Yu.A. Mankelevich, P.W. May, "New insights into the mechanism of CVD diamond growth: Single Crystal diamond in MW PECVD Reactors", Diamond Relat. Mater. 17 (2008) 1021-28, as part of the Proc. Diamond 2007, Berlin, Sept 2007. pdf

  156. P. W. May, Yu. A. Mankelevich, "From ultrananocrystalline diamond to single crystal diamond growth in hot filament and microwave plasma-enhanced CVD reactors: A unified model for growth rates and grain sizes" J. Phys. Chem. C 112 (2008) 12432–12441. pdf

  157. N. Mitromara, J.H. Evans-Freeman, C. Gädtke, P.W. May, "High resolution Laplace deep level transient spectroscopy of p-type polycrystalline diamond", phys. stat. sol. (a) 205 (2008) 2184-9. pdf

  158. D.W. Comerford, U.F.S. D'Haenens-Johansson, J.A. Smith, M.N.R. Ashfold, Yu.A. Mankelevich, "Filament seasoning and its effect on the chemistry prevailing in hot filament activated gas mixtures used in diamond chemical vapour deposition", Thin Solid Films 516 (2008) 521-5. pdf

  159. J.S. Lapington, P.W. May, N.A. Fox, J. Howorth, JA. Milnes, "Diamond dynodes create new breed of photon detectors", Laser Focus World (Sept 2008). pdf

  160. J. Ma, J.C. Richley, M.N.R. Ashfold, Yu.A. Mankelevich, "Probing the plasma chemistry in a microwave reactor used for diamond chemical vapor deposition by cavity ring down spectroscopy", J. Appl. Phys. 104 (2008) 103305. pdf

  161. Yu.A. Mankelevich, M.N.R. Ashfold, J. Ma, "Plasma-chemical processes in microwave plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition reactors operating with C/H/Ar gas mixtures" J. Appl. Phys. 104 (2008) 113304. pdf

  162. A. Cheesman, J.N. Harvey, M.N.R. Ashfold, "Studies of Carbon Incorporation on the Diamond {100} Surface during Chemical Vapor Deposition using Density Functional Theory" J. Phys. Chem. A 112 (2008) 11436. pdf

  163. L.A. Donohue, A. Torosyan, P. May, D.E. Wolfe, J. Kulik, and T.J. Eden, "Investigation of PVD-DLC Thin Films Manufactured Using HIPIMS Etch/Unbalanced Magnetron Sputter (UBM) Deposition and Secondary Mechano-Chemical Modification", Platings and Surf. Finishing 96 (2009) 38-46. pdf

  164. J. Ma, M. N. R. Ashfold, Yu. A. Mankelevich, "Validating optical emission spectroscopy as a diagnostic of microwave activated CH4/Ar/H2 plasmas used for diamond chemical vapor deposition", J. Appl. Phys. 105 (2009) 043302, p1-12. pdf

  165. O.J.L. Fox, J. Ma, P.W. May, M.N.R. Ashfold, Yu.A. Mankelevich, "The role of inert gas in MW-enhanced plasmas for the deposition of nanocrystalline diamond thin films", Diamond Relat. Mater. 18 (2009) 750-58, as part of the Proceedings of the European Diamond Conference, Sept 2008, Sitges, Spain. pdf

  166. J. Ma, A. Cheesman, M.N.R. Ashfold, K.G. Hay, S. Wright, N. Langford, G. Duxbury, Yu.A. Mankelevich, "Quantum cascade laser investigations of CH4 and C2H2 interconversion in hydrocarbon/H2 gas mixtures during microwave plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition of diamond", J. Appl. Phys. 106 (2009) 033305. pdf

  167. J.E. Butler, Y.A. Mankelevich, A. Cheesman, J. Ma and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Understanding the chemical vapor deposition of diamond: recent progress", J. Phys.: Cond. Matter 21 (2009) 364201 (20 pages). pdf

  168. P.W. May, N.L. Allan, M.N.R. Ashfold, J.C. Richley and Yu.A. Mankelevich, "Simplified Monte Carlo Simulations of CVD Diamond Growth", J. Phys.: Cond. Matter 21 (2009) 364203 (19 pages). pdf

  169. V. Chernov, T.M. Piters, R. Meléndrez, S. Preciado-Flores, P.W. May, and M. Barboza-Flores, "Correlation between thermally and optically stimulated luminescence in beta-irradiated undoped CVD diamond", phys. stat. sol. a 206 (2009) 2098-2102, as part of the Proceedings of SBDD-14, Feb 2009, Hasselt, Belgium. pdf

  170. R. Meléndrez, V. Chernov, P.W. May, B. Castañeda, M. Pedroza-Montero, and M. Barboza-Flores, "Thermoluminescence assessment of 0.5, 1.0 and 4.0 μm thick HFCVD undoped diamond films", phys. stat. sol. a 206 (2009) 2103–2108, as part of the Proceedings of SBDD-14, Feb 2009, Hasselt, Belgium. pdf

  171. J.C. Richley, J.N. Harvey, M.N.R. Ashfold, "On the Role of Carbon Radical Insertion Reactions in the Growth of Diamond by Chemical Vapor Deposition Methods", J. Phys. Chem. A 113 (2009) 11416-11422. pdf

  172. J.N. Hart, F. Claeyssens, N.L. Allan, P.W. May, "Carbon nitride: Ab initio investigation of carbon-rich phases", Phys. Rev. B 80 (2009) 174111 (13 pages). pdf

  173. J.S. Lapington, D.P. Thompson, P.W. May, N.A. Fox, J. Howorth, J. Milnes, V. Taillandier, "Investigation of the secondary emission characteristics of CVD diamond films for electronamplification", Nucl. Instr. Methods Phys. Res. A, 610 (2009) 253–257. pdf

  174. P.W. May, J.N. Harvey, N.L. Allan, J.C. Richley and Yu.A. Mankelevich, "Simulations of CVD Diamond Film Growth Using a Simplified Monte Carlo Model", in Diamond Electronics and Bioelectronics — Fundamentals to Applications III, edited by P. Bergonzo, J.E. Butler, R.B. Jackman, K.P. Loh, M. Nesladek (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Volume 1203, Warrendale, PA, 2010), paper J16-02. pdf

  175. J.C. Richley, J.N. Harvey and M.N.R. Ashfold, "CH2 group migration between the H-terminated 2×1 reconstructed {100} and {111} surfaces of diamond", in Diamond Electronics and Bioelectronics - Fundamentals to Applications III, edited by P. Bergonzo, J.E. Butler, R.B. Jackman, K.P. Loh, M. Nesladek (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Volume 1203, Warrendale, PA, 2010), paper J17-32. pdf

  176. O.J.L. Fox, J.O.P. Holloway, G.M. Fuge, P.W. May, M.N.R. Ashfold, "Electrospray deposition of diamond nanoparticle nucleation layers for subsequent CVD diamond growth", in Diamond Electronics and Bioelectronics - Fundamentals to Applications III, edited by P. Bergonzo, J.E. Butler, R.B. Jackman, K.P. Loh, M. Nesladek (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Volume 1203, Warrendale, PA, 2010), paper J17-27. pdf

  177. P.W. May, "Chemical vapour deposition - A route to microcrystalline, nanocrystalline, ultrananocrystalline and single crystal diamond films", Chapter 6, pp. 145-176, in: Carbon Based Nanomaterials, Materials Science Foundations (monograph series), Vol. 65-66, Eds. N. Ali, A. Öchsner and W. Ahmed, Trans Tech, Switzerland, 2010), ISBN: 0-87849-155-4. pdf

  178. J. Filik, "Diamondoid Hydrocarbons", Chapter 1, pp. 1-26, in: Carbon Based Nanomaterials, Materials Science Foundations (monograph series), Vol. 65-66, Eds. N. Ali, A. Öchsner and W. Ahmed, Trans Tech, Switzerland, 2010), ISBN: 0-87849-155-4. pdf

  179. P.W. May, N.L. Allan, M.N.R. Ashfold, J.C. Richley and Yu.A. Mankelevich, "Simulations of Polycrystalline CVD Diamond Film Growth Using a Simplified Monte Carlo Model", Diamond Relat. Mater. 19 (2010) 389-396, as part of the Proceedings of the European Diamond Conference, Sept 2009, Athens, Greece. pdf

  180. K. Honglertkongsakul, P.W. May, B. Paosawatyanyong, "Electrical and optical properties of diamond-like carbon films deposited by pulsed laser ablation", Diam. Relat. Maters. 19 (2010) 999-1002, as part of the Proceedings of the European Diamond Conference, Sept 2009, Athens, Greece. pdf

  181. L. Yang, P.W. May, L. Yin, "Sequential nucleation and growth of complex nanostructures by a two-step strategy", Chapter 12 in Nanotechnology Nanofabrication, Patterning and Self Assembly, edited by C.J. Dixon and O.W. Curtines (Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, USA, 2010), pp.409-433. pdf

  182. P.W. May, J.N. Harvey, N.L. Allan, J.C. Richley, Yu.A. Mankelevich, "Simulations of CVD Diamond Film Growth Using a Kinetic Monte Carlo Model", J. Appl. Phys 108, (2010) 014905 (12 pages). pdf

  183. K. M. O’Donnell, T. L. Martin, N. A. Fox, and D. Cherns, "Ab initio investigation of lithium on the diamond C(100) surface", Phys. Rev. B 82, (2010) 115303 (9 pages). pdf

  184. V. Chernov, T. Piters, P. W. May, R. Meléndrez, M. Pedroza and M. Barboza-Flores, "Linear-supralinear-sublinear beta-ray dose dependences of TL, OSL and afterglow in undoped CVD diamond", Phys. Status Solidi A 207 (2010) 2125-30. pdf

  185. V. Chernov, T. Piters, P. W. May, R. Meléndrez, M. Pedroza and M. Barboza-Flores, "Comparative study of TL created in undoped CVD diamond by beta rays, UV and visible light", Phys. Status Solidi A 207 (2010) 2119-24. pdf

  186. P. W. May, J. N. Harvey, N. L. Allan, J. C. Richley, Yu. A. Mankelevich, "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", J. Appl. Phys. 108 (2010) 114909. pdf

  187. L. Alianelli, K.J.S. Sawhney, A. Malik, O.J.L. Fox, P.W. May, R. Stevens, I.M. Loader and M.C. Wilson, "A planar refractive x-ray lens made of nano-crystalline diamond", J. Appl. Phys. 108 (2010) 123107. pdf

  188. Jie Ma, J.C. Richley, D.R.W. Davies, A. Cheesman, M.N.R. Ashfold and Y.A. Mankelevich, "Spectroscopic and modelling investigations of the gas phase chemistry and consumption in microwave plasma activated B2H6/Ar/H2 gas mixtures", J. Phys. Chem. A.. 114 (2010) 2447-63. pdf

  189. Q.P. Wei, Z.M. Yu, M.N.R. Ashfold, J. Ye and L. Ma, "Synthesis of micro- or nano-crystalline diamond films on WC-Co substrates with various pre-treatments by hot filament chemical vapour deposition", Appl. Surf. Sci.., 256, (2010) 4357-64. pdf

  190. Jie Ma, J.C. Richley, D.R.W. Davies, M.N.R. Ashfold and Y.A. Mankelevich, "Spectroscopic and modeling investigations of the gas phase chemistry and composition in microwave plasma activated B2H6/CH4/Ar/H2 gas mixtures", J. Phys. Chem. A.. 114 (2010) 10076-89. pdf

  191. Q.P. Wei, Z.M. Yu, M.N.R. Ashfold, L. Ma and Z. Chen, "Fretting wear and electrochemical corrosion of well-adhered CVD diamond films on steel substrates with a WC-Co interlayer", Diamond Relat. Mater.. 19 (2010) 1144-52. pdf

  192. Q.P. Wei, Z.M. Yu, M.N.R. Ashfold, Z. Chen, L. Wang and L. Ma, "Effects of thickness and cycle parameters on fretting wear behavior of CVD diamond coatings on steel substrates", Surf. Coat. Technol.. 205 (2010) 158-67. pdf

  193. P.W. May and Yu.A. Mankelevich, "Simulations of CVD Diamond Film Growth: 2D Models for the identities and concentrations of gas-phase species adsorbing on the surface", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1282 (2011) (9 pages). pdf

  194. K.M. O’Donnell,, T.L. Martin, N.A. Fox and D. Cherns, "The Li-adsorbed C(100)-(1x1):O Diamond Surface", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1282 (2011) (6 pages). pdf

  195. J.C. Richley, O.J.L. Fox, M.N.R. Ashfold and Yu.A. Mankelevich, "Combined experimental and modeling studies of microwave activated CH4/H2/Ar plasmas for microcrystalline, nanocrystalline, and ultrananocrystalline diamond deposition", J. Appl. Phys. 109 (2011) 063307. pdf

  196. Q. Wei, M.N.R. Ashfold, Yu.A. Mankelevich, Z.M. Yua, P.Z. Liua and L. Ma, "Diamond growth on WC-Co substrates by hot filament chemical vapor deposition: Effect of filament–substrate separation", Diamond Relat. Maters.. 20 (2011) 641-50. pdf

  197. D.A.J. Moran, O.J.L. Fox, H. McLelland, S. Russell, P.W. May, "Scaling of hydrogen-terminated diamond FETs to sub-100 nm gate dimensions", IEEE Elec. Dev. Letts.. 32 (2011) 599-601. pdf

  198. K. Honglertkongsakul, P.W. May, B. Paosawatyanyong, "Effect of temperature on sulfur-doped diamond-like carbon films deposited by pulsed laser ablation", Diam. Relat. Maters. 20 (2011) 1218-1221. pdf

  199. J.H. Lay, K.M. O'Donnell, P.W. May, "Workfunction variation across surface of an H-terminated diamond film measured using Kelvin probe force microscopy", Chem. Phys. Letts. 515 (2011) 151-154. pdf

  200. Q. Wei, M.N.R. Ashfold, Z.M. Yu, and L. Ma, "Fabrication of adherent porous diamond films on sintered WC-13 wt.%Co substrates by bias enhanced hot filament chemical vapour deposition", Phys. Status Solidi A. 208 (2011) 2033-37. pdf

  201. G.A. Pilkington, E. Thormann, P.M. Claesson, G.M. Fuge, O.J.L. Fox, M.N.R. Ashfold, H. Leese, D. Mattia and W.H. Briscoe, "Amontonian frictional behaviour of nanostructured surfaces", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.. 13 (2011) 9318-26. pdf

  202. Y.A. Mankelevich, M.N.R. Ashfold, D.W. Comerford, Jie Ma and J.C. Richley, "Boron doping: B/H/C/O gas phase chemistry; H atom density dependences on pressure and wire temperature; puzzles regarding the gas-surface mechanism", Thin Solid Films 519 (2011) 4421-5. pdf

  203. K.D.G.I. Jayawardena, Y.Y. Tan, J. Fryar, H. Shiozawa, S.R.P. Silva, S.J. Henley, G.M. Fuge, B.S. Truscott and M.N.R. Ashfold, "Highly conductive nanoclustered carbon:nickel films grown by pulsed laser deposition", Carbon 49 (2011) 3781-8. pdf

  204. Q.P. Wei, M.N.R. Ashfold, Z.M. Yu and L. Ma, "Fabrication of high density, adherent films of five-fold symmetric diamond crystals by hot filament chemical vapour deposition", J. Cryst. Growth 336 (2011) 72-76. pdf

  205. E.M. Regan, A., J.B. Uney, A.D. Dick, P.W. May, J. McGeehan, "Spatially Controlling Neuronal Adhesion and Inflammatory Reactions on Implantable Diamond", IEEE J. Emerging and Selected. Topics in Circuits and Systems 1 (2011) 557-565. pdf

  206. P.W. May, E.M. Regan, A. Taylor, J. Uney, A.D. Dick and J. McGeehan, "Spatially controlling neuronal adhesion on CVD diamond", Diamond Relat. Mater. 23 (2012) 100-104. pdf

  207. S. Mitea, M. Zeleznik, M.D. Bowden, P.W. May, N.A. Fox, J.N. Hart, C. Fowler, R. Stevens and N.St.J. Braithwaite, "Generation of microdischarges in diamond substrates", Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 21 (2012) 022001 (4 pages). pdf

  208. S.A. Rahman, M.Z. Othman, P.W. May, "Raman and Photoluminescence Spectroscopy of Nanocrystalline Diamond Films Grown by Hot Filament CVD", Adv. Mater. Res. 501 (2012) 271-275. pdf

  209. O.S Elsherif, K.D. Vernon-Parry, J.H. Evans-Freeman, P.W. May, "Effect of doping on electronic states in B-doped polycrystalline CVD diamond films", Semicond. Sci. Technol. 27 (2012) 065019 (9 pages). pdf

  210. O.S Elsherif, K.D. Vernon-Parry, J.H. Evans-Freeman, P.W. May, "Electrical Characterisation of Defects in Polycrystalline B-Doped Diamond Films", Mater. Sci. Forum 717-720 (2012) 1315-1318. pdf

  211. J.S. Lapington, V. Taillandier, B.L. Cann, J. Howorth, J. Milnes, R. Vaz, P.W.May, N.A. Fox, R. Stevens and L.Wang, "Investigation of the secondary electron emission characteristics of alternative dynode materials for imaging photomultipliers", J. Instrum. 7 (2012) E04002. pdf; which is an Erratum to: J. Instrum. 7 (2012) C03018 (18 pages) pdf.

  212. J.C. Richley, J.N. Harvey, and M.N.R. Ashfold, "CH2 Group Migration between H-Terminated 2×1 Reconstructed {100} and {111} Surfaces of Diamond", J. Phys. Chem. C 116 (2012) 7810. pdf

  213. Y. Zou, P.W. May, S.M.C. Vieira, N.A. Fox, "Field emission from diamond-coated multiwalled carbon nanotube 'teepee' structures", J. Appl. Phys. 112 (2012) 044903 (5 pages). pdf (or go to the JAP website).

  214. J.N. Hart, P.W. May, N.L. Allan, K.R. Hallam, F. Claeyssens, G.M. Fuge, M. Ruda, P.J. Heard, "Towards new binary compounds: Synthesis of amorphous phosphorus carbide by pulsed laser deposition", J. Solid State Chem. 198 (2013) 466-474. pdf.

  215. G. Zhang, M. Zeleznik, J. Vanacken, P.W. May, and V.V. Moshchalkov, "Metal-bosonic insulator-superconductor transition in boron-doped granular diamond", Phys. Rev. Letts. 110 (2013) 077001 (5 pages) pdf.

  216. M.Z. Othman, P.W. May, N.A. Fox, "In-Situ Incorporation of Lithium and Nitrogen into CVD Diamond Thin Films", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1511 (2012) (6 pages). pdf

  217. A.M. Malik, O.J.L. Fox, L. Alianelli, A.M. Korsunsky, R. Stevens, I.M. Loader, M.C. Wilson, I. Pape, K.J.S. Sawhney and P.W. May, "Deep reactive ion etching of silicon moulds for the fabrication of diamond x-ray focusing lenses", J. Micromech. Microeng. 23 (2013) 125018 (7 pages). Full paper on IoP website

  218. H. Zanin, P.W. May, M.H.O.M. Hamanaka, E.J. Corat, "Field emission from hybrid diamond-like carbon and carbon nanotube composite structures", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 5 (2013) 12238-12243. pdf

  219. H. Zanin, P. W. May, D. Fermin, D. Plana, S. M. C. Vieira, W. I. Milne and E. J. Corat, "Porous boron-doped diamond/carbon nanotube electrodes", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 6, (2014) 990-995. pdf

  220. M. Z. Othman, P.W. May, N.A. Fox and P.J. Heard, "Incorporation of Lithium and Nitrogen into CVD Diamond Thin Films", Diamond Relat. Mater. 44 (2014) 1-7. pdf

  221. O.J.L. Fox, L. Alianelli, A.M. Malik, I. Pape, P.W. May, K.J.S. Sawhney, "Nanofocusing optics for synchrotron radiation made from polycrystalline diamond", Optics Express 22 (2014) 7657-68. pdf