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Read more at: Triboluminescence flashes from high-speed ruptures in carbon nanotube Macro-Yarns
Triboluminescence flashes from high-speed ruptures in carbon nanotube Macro-Yarns

Triboluminescence flashes from high-speed ruptures in carbon nanotube Macro-Yarns

6 December 2017

A new paper by Thurid S.Gspan, Nigel H. H. Ngern, Andrew Fowler, Alan H. Windle, Vincent B.C.Tan, James A. Elliott is published in Materials Letters.


Read more at: Multi-scale modelling of carbon nanotube reinforced crosslinked interfaces
Multi-scale modelling of carbon nanotube reinforced crosslinked interfaces

Multi-scale modelling of carbon nanotube reinforced crosslinked interfaces

28 January 2017

A new paper by James A. Elliott and his Turkish collaborators Elif Ozden-Yenigun and Canan Atilgan is published in Computational Materials Science


Read more at: Chirality-independent characteristic crystal length in carbon nanotube textiles measured by Raman spectroscopy
Chirality-independent characteristic crystal length in carbon nanotube textiles measured by Raman spectroscopy

Chirality-independent characteristic crystal length in carbon nanotube textiles measured by Raman spectroscopy

28 January 2017

A new paper by John S. Bulmer, Thurid S. Gspann, Jon S. Barnard and James A. Elliott is published in Carbon.


Read more at: High thermal conductivities of carbon nanotube films and micro-fibres and their dependence on morphology
High thermal conductivities of carbon nanotube films and micro-fibres and their dependence on morphology

High thermal conductivities of carbon nanotube films and micro-fibres and their dependence on morphology

12 December 2016

A new paper by Thurid S. Gspann, Stefan M. Juckes, John F. Niven, Michel B. Johnson, James A. Elliott, Mary Anne White, Alan H. Windle is published in Carbon.


Read more at: Enhanced ordering reduces electric susceptibility of liquids confined to graphene slit pores
Enhanced ordering reduces electric susceptibility of liquids confined to graphene slit pores

Enhanced ordering reduces electric susceptibility of liquids confined to graphene slit pores

6 June 2016

We show that the confinement of solvents to thin 2D layers (e.g. between carbon nanotube or graphene films) can greatly enhance the ordering of the molecules, leading to dramatic changes in their electrical properties than can affect the resistance of the carbon nanomaterials.


Read more at: Mechanical properties of carbon nanotube fibres: St Venant’s principle at the limit and the role of imperfections
Mechanical properties of carbon nanotube fibres: St Venant’s principle at the limit and the role of imperfections

Mechanical properties of carbon nanotube fibres: St Venant’s principle at the limit and the role of imperfections

1 October 2015

A new paper by Thurid S. Gspann, Nicola Montinaro, Antonio Pantano, James A. Elliott and Alan H. Windle is published in Carbon.


Read more at: Ancient proteins resolve the evolutionary history of Darwin’s South American ungulates
Ancient proteins resolve the evolutionary history of Darwin’s South American ungulates

Ancient proteins resolve the evolutionary history of Darwin’s South American ungulates

20 March 2015

In collaboration with colleagues from University of York, and elsewhere, we have helped to develop techniques for analysing sequences of collagen in ancient bone which shed light on important phylogenetic relationships that were previously inaccessible using traditional DNA dating techniques.


Read more at: Sonocrystallization Yields Monoclinic Paracetamol with Significantly Improved Compaction Behavior
Sonocrystallization Yields Monoclinic Paracetamol with Significantly Improved Compaction Behavior

Sonocrystallization Yields Monoclinic Paracetamol with Significantly Improved Compaction Behavior

5 November 2014

A new paper, jointly first-authored by James Elliott, is published online in Angewandte Chemie, and selected by Editor as Hot Paper.


Read more at: The electro-structural behaviour of yarn-like carbon nanotube fibres immersed in organic liquids
The electro-structural behaviour of yarn-like carbon nanotube fibres immersed in organic liquids

The electro-structural behaviour of yarn-like carbon nanotube fibres immersed in organic liquids

14 October 2014

A new paper by J Terrones, A H Windle, and J A Elliott published in Science and Technology of Advanced Materials.


Read more at: FD173: Spinning of carbon nanotube fibres using the floating catalyst high temperature route: purity issues and the critical role of sulphur
FD173: Spinning of carbon nanotube fibres using the floating catalyst high temperature route: purity issues and the critical role of sulphur

FD173: Spinning of carbon nanotube fibres using the floating catalyst high temperature route: purity issues and the critical role of sulphur

22 September 2014

A new paper by T. Gspann, F. Smail and A. Windle was presented at the Faraday Discussions in the Royal Society of Chemistry, London.


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MML Christmas Dinner 2019

20 December 2019

MML Christmas Dinner on 12th December 2019 at Fitzwilliam

MML Christmas Dinner

20 December 2019

MML Christmas Dinner at Fitzwilliam College on 12th December 2019

Peter's graduation pub trip

25 October 2019

MML celebrated Peter Vanya's graduation at Castle Inn. Congratulate Peter and wish him all the best in the new career.

Welcome Philipp, Ben, Yoshitake

11 October 2019

We would like to welcome Philipp Kloza, Ben Seddon and Yoshitake Suganuma as new PhD students to the group. Thank James for the cupcakes!