Professor Geoff Thornton - Publications

    2014

    • Grinter, D. C., Muryn, C., Santos, B., Shaw, B. -. J., Mentes, T. O., Locatelli, A., Thornton, G. (2014). Spectromicroscopy of a Model Water-Gas Shift Catalyst: Gold Nanoparticles Supported on Ceria. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C 118(33), 19194-19204 doi:10.1021/jp5055205. Author URL
    • Grinter, D. C., Pang, C. L., Muryn, C. A., Maccherozzi, F., Dhesi, S. S., Thornton, G. (2014). Characterising ultrathin ceria films at the nanoscale: Combining spectroscopy and microscopy. JOURNAL OF ELECTRON SPECTROSCOPY AND RELATED PHENOMENA 195, 13-17 doi:10.1016/j.elspec.2014.03.014. Author URL
    • Grinter, D. C., Woolcot, T., Pang, C. -. L., Thornton, G. (2014). Ordered Carboxylates on TiO (110) Formed at Aqueous Interfaces. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters , 4265-4269 doi:10.1021/jz502249j.
    • Hussain, H., Torrelles, X., Rajput, P., Nicotra, M., Thornton, G., Zegenhagen, J. (2014). A Quantitative Structural Investigation of the 0.1 wt % Nb-SrTiO3(001)/H2O Interface. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C 118(20), 10980-10988 doi:10.1021/jp5034118. Author URL

    2013

    • Azuma, K., Dover, C., Grinter, D. C., Grau-Crespo, R., Almora-Barrios, N., Thornton, G., Oda, T., Tanaka, S. (2013). Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Molecular Dynamics Study of the Li2TiO3(001) Surface. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C 117(10), 5126-5131 doi:10.1021/jp3119549. Author URL
    • Carenco, S., Tuxen, A., Chintapalli, M., Pach, E., Escudero, C., Ewers, T. D., Jiang, P., Borondics, F., Thornton, G., Alivisatos, A. P., Bluhm, H., Guo, J., Salmeron, M. (2013). Dealloying of Cobalt from CuCo Nanoparticles under Syngas Exposure. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C 117(12), 6259-6266 doi:10.1021/jp4000297. Author URL
    • Grinter, D. C., Yim, C. -. M., Pang, C. L., Santos, B., Menteş, T. O., Locatelli, A., Thornton, G. (2013). Oxidation State Imaging of Ceria Island Growth on Re(0001). The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117(32), 16509-16514 doi:10.1021/jp405887h.
    • Matharu, J., Cabailh, G., Thornton, G. (2013). Synthesis of TiO2(110) ultra-thin films on W(100) and their reactions with H2O. SURFACE SCIENCE 616, 198-205 doi:10.1016/j.susc.2013.05.020. Author URL
    • Pang, C. L., Grinter, D. C., Matharu, J., Thornton, G. (2013). A Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Study of Ultrathin Film Rutile TiO2(110) Supported on W(100)-O(2 x 1). JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C 117(48), 25622-25627 doi:10.1021/jp409948u. Author URL
    • Pang, C. L., Lindsay, R., Thornton, G. (2013). Structure of Clean and Adsorbate-Covered Single-Crystal Rutile TiO2 Surfaces. CHEMICAL REVIEWS 113(6), 3887-3948 doi:10.1021/cr300409r. Author URL
    • Thornton, G., Woolcot, T., Hussain, H., Cabailh, G., Torrelles, X., Pang, C., Humphrey, D., Yim, O., Lindsay, R., Bikondoa, O., Zegenhagen, J. (2013). Structure of the TiO2(110) interface with water. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. ( Vol. 245 ). Author URL
    • Tuxen, A., Carenco, S., Chintapalli, M., Chuang, C. -. H., Escudero, C., Pach, E., Jiang, P., Borondics, F., Beberwyck, B., Alivisatos, A. P., Thornton, G., Pong, W. -. F., Guo, J., Perez, R., Besenbacher, F., Salmeron, M. (2013). Size-Dependent Dissociation of Carbon Monoxide on Cobalt Nanoparticles. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 135(6), 2273-2278 doi:10.1021/ja3105889. Author URL
    • Vollnhals, F., Woolcot, T., Walz, M. -. M., Seiler, S., Steinrueck, H. -. P., Thornton, G., Marbach, H. (2013). Electron Beam-Induced Writing of Nanoscale Iron Wires on a Functional Metal Oxide. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C 117(34), 17674-17679 doi:10.1021/jp405640a. Author URL
    • YIM, C. M., PANG, C. L., Humphrey, D. S., Muryn, C., SCHULTE, K., Perez, R., Thornton, G. (2013). CO and O overlayers on Pd nanocrystals supported on TiO2(110). Faraday Discuss. , --- doi:10.1039/C2FD20137B. Publisher URL

    2012

    • Grinter, D. C., Nickes, P., Woolcot, T., Basahel, S. N., Obaid, A. Y., Al-Ghamdi, A. A., E-Mossalamy, E. -. S. H., Alyoubi, A. O., Thornton, G. (2012). Binding of a Benzoate Dye-Molecule Analogue to Rutile Titanium Dioxide Surfaces. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C 116(1), 1020-1026 doi:10.1021/jp209749m. Author URL
    • Grinter, D. C., Nicotra, M., Thornton, G. (2012). Acetic Acid Adsorption on Anatase TiO2(101). JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C 116(21), 11643-11651 doi:10.1021/jp303514g. Author URL
    • Liu, L. -. M., Zhang, C., Thornton, G., Michaelides, A. (2012). Reply to "comment on 'Structure and dynamics of liquid water on rutile TiO (110)'". PHYSICAL REVIEW B 85(16), ARTN 167402 doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.85.167402. Author URL
    • Woolcot, T., Teobaldi, G., Pang, C. L., Beglitis, N. S., Fisher, A. J., Hofer, W. A., Thornton, G. (2012). Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Contrast Mechanisms for TiO2. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 109(15), ARTN 156105 doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.156105. Author URL
    • Yim, C. M., Pang, C., Muryn, C. A., Thornton, G. (2012). Domain walls of CO adlayers on Pd nanoparticles. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. ( Vol. 244 ). Author URL

    2011

    • Gardener, J. A., Liaw, I., Aeppli, G., Boyd, I. W., Fiddy, S., Hyett, G., Jones, T. S., Lauzurica, S., Palgrave, R. G., Parkin, I. P., Sankar, G., Sikora, M., Stoneham, A. M., Thornton, G., Heutz, S. (2011). Oxide Nanoparticle Thin Films Created Using Molecular Templates. J PHYS CHEM C 115(27), 13151-13157 doi:10.1021/jp200567r.
    • Grinter, D. C., Thornton, G. (2011). Characterization tools of ultrathin oxide films. In Pacchioni, G., Valeri, S. (Eds.). Oxide Ultrathin Films: Science and Technology ( ). VCH.
    • Matharu, J., Cabailh, G., Lindsay, R., Pang, C. L., Grinter, D. C., Skala, T., Thornton, G. (2011). Reduction of thin-film ceria on Pt(111) by supported Pd nanoparticles probed with resonant photoemission. SURF SCI 605(11-12), 1062-1066 doi:10.1016/j.susc.2011.03.005.
    • Thornton, G. (2011). Model catalyst for probling the surface science of water gas shift catalysis by ceria. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. ( Vol. 242 ). Author URL
    • Thornton, G., Papageorgiou, A., Pang, C., Yim, O., Teobaldi, G., Chen, Q., Hofer, W., Beglitis, N. (2011). Imaging and spectroscopy of wet electron states on TiO2. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. ( Vol. 241 ). AMER CHEMICAL SOC.

    2010

    • Bikondoa, O., Moritz, W., Torrelles, X., Kim, H. J., Thornton, G., Lindsay, R. (2010). Impact of ambient oxygen on the surface structure of alpha-Cr2O3(0001). PHYS REV B 81(20), 205439 doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.81.205439.
    • Busayaporn, W., Torrelles, X., Wander, A., Tomic, S., Ernst, A., Montanari, B., Harrison, N. M., Bikondoa, O., Joumard, I., Zegenhagen, J., Cabailh, G., Thornton, G., Lindsay, R. (2010). Geometric structure of TiO2(110)(1X1): Confirming experimental conclusions. PHYS REV B 81(15), 153404 doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.81.153404.
    • Gardener, J. A., Liaw, I., Aeppli, G., Boyd, I. W., Chater, R. J., Jones, T. S., McPhail, D. S., Sankar, G., Stoneham, A. M., Sikora, M., Thornton, G., Heutz, S. (2010). A novel route for the inclusion of metal dopants in silicon. NANOTECHNOLOGY 21(2), 025304 doi:10.1088/0957-4484/21/2/025304.
    • Grinter, D. C., Ithnin, R., Pang, C. L., Thornton, G. (2010). Defect Structure of Ultrathin Ceria Films on Pt(111): Atomic Views from Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy. J PHYS CHEM C 114(40), 17036-17041 doi:10.1021/jp102895k.
    • Liu, L. M., Zhang, C. J., Thornton, G., Michaelides, A. (2010). Structure and dynamics of liquid water on rutile TiO2(110). PHYS REV B 82(16), 161415 doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.82.161415.
    • Pang, C. L., Watkins, M., Cabailh, G., Ferrero, S., Ngo, L. T., Chen, Q., Humphrey, D. S., Shluger, A. L., Thornton, G. (2010). Bonding of Methyl Phosphonate to TiO2(110). J PHYS CHEM C 114(40), 16983-16988 doi:10.1021/jp1018923.
    • Papageorgiou, A. C., Beglitis, N. S., Pang, C. L., Teobaldi, G., Cabailh, G., Chen, Q., Fisher, A. J., Hofer, W. A., Thornton, G. (2010). Electron traps and their effect on the surface chemistry of TiO2 (110). P NATL ACAD SCI USA 107(6), 2391-2396 doi:10.1073/pnas.0911349107.
    • Yim, C. M., Pang, C. L., Thornton, G. (2010). Comment on "Oxygen Vacancy Origin of the Surface Band-Gap State of TiO2(110)" Reply. PHYS REV LETT 104(25), 259704 doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.259704.
    • Yim, C. M., Pang, C. L., Thornton, G. (2010). Oxygen Vacancy Origin of the Surface Band-Gap State of TiO2(110). PHYS REV LETT 104(3), 036806 doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.036806.

    2009

    • Daniels, B. G., Bikondoa, O., Thornton, G. (2009). A surface X-ray diffraction study of TiO2(110)(3 x 1)-S. SURF SCI 603(13), 2015-2020 doi:10.1016/j.susc.2009.03.021.
    • Humphrey, D. S., Cabailh, G., Pang, C. L., Muryn, C. A., Cavill, S. A., Marchetto, H., Potenza, A., Dhesi, S. S., Thornton, G. (2009). Self-Assembled Metallic Nanowires on a Dielectric Support: Pd on Rutile TiO2(110). NANO LETT 9(1), 155-159 doi:10.1021/nl802703e.
    • Pang, C. L., Thornton, G. (2009). Manipulation of oxide surfaces. SURF SCI 603(22), 3255-3261 doi:10.1016/j.susc.2009.09.027.

    2008

    • Cutting, R. S., Muryn, C. A., Vaughan, D. J., Thornton, G. (2008). Substrate-termination and H2O-coverage dependent dissociation of H2O on Fe3O4(111). SURF SCI 602(6), 1155-1165 doi:10.1016/j.susc.2008.01.012.
    • Lindsay, R., Tomic, S., Wander, A., Garcia-Mendez, M., Thornton, G. (2008). Low energy electron diffraction study of TiO2(110)(2x1)-[HCOO](-). J PHYS CHEM C 112(36), 14154-14157 doi:10.1021/jp804016d.
    • Pang, C. L., Lindsay, R., Thornton, G. (2008). Chemical reactions on rutile TiO2(110). CHEM SOC REV 37(10), 2328-2353 doi:10.1039/b719085a.
    • Torrelles, X., Cabailh, G., Lindsay, R., Bikondoa, O., Roy, J., Zegenhagen, J., Teobaldi, G., Hofer, W. A., Thornton, G. (2008). Geometric Structure of TiO2(011)(2x1). PHYS REV LETT 101(18), 185501
    • Wilson, E. L., Grau-Crespo, R., Pang, C. L., Cabailh, G., Chen, Q., Purton, J. A., Catlow, C. R. A., Brown, W. A., de Leeuw, N. H., Thornton, G. (2008). Redox behavior of the model catalyst Pd/CeO2-x/Pt(111). The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112, 10918-10922 doi:10.1021/jp8004103.

    2007

    • Cabailh, G., Torrelles, X., Lindsay, R., Bikondoa, O., Joumard, I., Zegenhagen, J., Thornton, G. (2007). Geometric structure of TiO2(110)(1x1): Achieving experimental consensus. PHYS REV B 75(24), 241403 doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.75.241403.
    • Limb, A. J., Bikondoa, O., Muryn, C. A., Thornton, G. (2007). Visualization of complex-anion site conversion on a metal oxide surface. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 46, 549-552 doi:10.1002/anie.200602938.
    • Liu, H. J., Guo, J. H., Yin, Y. D., Augustsson, A., Dong, C. L., Nordgren, J., Chang, C. L., Alivisatos, P., Thornton, G., Ogletree, D. F., Requejo, F. G., de Groot, F., Salmeron, M. (2007). Electronic structure of cobalt nanocrystals suspended in liquid. NANO LETT 7(7), 1919-1922 doi:10.1021/nl070586o.
    • Papageorgiou, A. C., Cabailh, G., Chen, Q., Resta, A., Lundgren, E., Andersen, J. N., Thornton, G. (2007). Growth and reactivity of titanium oxide ultrathin films on Ni(110). J PHYS CHEM C 111(21), 7704-7710 doi:10.1021/jp067802m.
    • Papageorgiou, A. C., Pang, C. L., Chen, Q., Thornton, G. (2007). Low-dimensional, reduced phases of ultrathin TiO2. ACS NANO 1(5), 409-414 doi:10.1021/nn700158s.
    • Schoiswohl, J., Sock, M., Chen, Q., Thornton, G., Kresse, G., Ramsey, M. G., Surnev, S., Netzer, F. P. (2007). Metal supported oxide nanostructures: model systems for advanced catalysis. TOP CATAL 46(1-2), 137-149 doi:10.1007/s11244-007-0324-6.
    • Teobaldi, G., Hofer, W. A., Bikondoa, O., Pang, C. L., Cabailh, G., Thornton, G. (2007). Modelling STM images of TiO2(110) from first-principles: Defects, water adsorption and dissociation products. CHEM PHYS LETT 437(1-3), 73-78 doi:10.1016/j.cplett.2007.01.068.
    • Wilson, E. L., Chen, Q., Brown, W. A., Thornton, G. (2007). CO adsorption on the model catalyst Pd/CeO2-x(111)/Rh(111). The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 111(38), 14215-14222 doi:10.1021/jp0737449.

    2006

    • Bikondoa, O., Thornton, G., Pang, C. L., Ithnin, R., Muryn, C. A., Onishi, H., Thornton, G. (2006). Direct visualization of defect-mediated dissociation of water on TiO2(110). Nature Materials 5, 189-192 doi:10.1038/nmat1592.
    • Cutting, R. S., Muryn, C. A., Thornton, G., Vaughan, D. J. (2006). Molecular scale investigations of the reactivity of magnetite with formic acid, pyridine, and carbon tetrachloride. GEOCHIM COSMOCHIM AC 70(14), 3593-3612 doi:10.1016/j.gca.2006.04.034.
    • Pang, C. L., Bikondoa, O., Humphrey, D. S., Chen, Q., Onishi, H., Thornton, G. (2006). Tailored TiO2(110) surfaces and their reactivity. Nanotechnology 17(21), 5397-5405
    • Pang, C. L., Bikondoa, O., Humphrey, D. S., Papageorgiou, A. C., Cabailh, G., Ithnin, R., Chen, Q., Muryn, C. A., Onishi, H., Thornton, G. (2006). Tailored TiO2(110) surfaces and their reactivity. NANOTECHNOLOGY 17(21), 5397-5405 doi:10.1088/0957-4484/17/21/019.
    • Pang, C. L., Sasahara, A., Onishi, H., Chen, Q., Thornton, G. (2006). Noncontact atomic force microscopy imaging of water dissociation products on TiO2(110). Physical Review B 74(7), 073411-
    • Pang, C. L., Thornton, G. (2006). The many faces of rutile titania. Surface Science 600(19), 4405-4406
    • Thornton, G. (2006). PHYS 24-Molecular interactions with single atom defects on TiO2(110): Comparing experiment with theoretical models. ABSTR PAP AM CHEM S 232
    • Wilson, E. L., Brown, W. A., Thornton, G. (2006). RAIRS studies of CO adsorption on Pd/CeO2-x(111)/Pt(111). Surface Science 600, 2555-2561

    2005

    • Ashworth, T. V., Muryn, C. A., Thornton, G. (2005). Nanodots and other low-dimensional structures of titanium oxides. Nanotechnology 16, 3041-3044
    • Liu, H., Mun, B. S., Thornton, G., Issacs, S. R., Shon, Y. -. S., Ogletree, D. F., Salmeron, M. (2005). Electronic structure of ensembles of gold nanoparticles: Size and proximity effects. Physical Review B 72, 155430-
    • Pang, C. L., Muryn, C. A., Woodhead, A. P., Raza, H., Haycock, S. A., Dhanak, V. R., Thornton, G. (2005). Low-coverage condensation of K on TiO2(110) 1x1. Surface Science Letters 583, L147-L152

    2004

    • Bikondoa, O., Pang, C. L., Muryn, C. A., Daniels, B. G., Ferrero, S., Michelangeli, E., Thornton, G. (2004). Ordered overlayers of Ca on TiO2(110)-1x1. J PHYS CHEM B 108, 16768-16771
    • Daniels, B. G., Schedin, F., Bikondoa, O., Thornton, G. (2004). A surface x-ray diffraction study of Ni(110)c(2x2)-CN. SURF SCI 566-56, 921-925
    • Daniels, B. G., Schedin, F., Bikondoa, O., Thornton, G., Lindsay, R. (2004). A surface X-ray diffraction study of Ni(110)c(2x2)-CN. SURF SCI 572(2-3), 433-438 doi:10.1016/j.susc.2004.09.018.
    • Leung, L., Muryn, C. A., Thornton, G. (2004). Single molecule vibrational spectroscopy of N-2 on Cu(110). SURF SCI 566-56, 671-675
    • Lindsay, R., Michelangeli, E., Daniels, B. G., Polcik, M., Verdini, A., Floreano, L., Morgante, A., Thornton, G. (2004). Impact of bulk reduction on TiO2(100)/K. SURF SCI 566-56, 921-925
    • Lindsay, R., Muryn, C. A., Michelangeli, E., Thornton, G. (2004). ZnO()-O surface structure: Hydrogen-free (1x1) termination. SURF SCI LETT 565, L283-L287
    • Lindsay, R., Muryn, C. A., Michelangeli, E., Thornton, G. (2004). ZnO(000(1)over-bar)-O surface structure: hydrogen-free (1x1) termination. SURF SCI 565(2-3), L283-L287 doi:10.1016/j.susc.2004.07.014.
    • Pang, C. L., Ashworth, T. V., Raza, H., Haycock, S. A., Thornton, G. (2004). A non-contact atomic force microscopy and 'force spectroscopy' study of charging on oxide surfaces. Nanotechnology 15, 862-866
    • Schedin, F., Hill, E. W., van der Iaan, G., Thornton, G. (2004). Magnetic Properties of stoichiometric and non-stoichiometric Fe3O4(111) films on Al2O3(0001)1x1. J APPL PHYS 96, 1165-1169
    • Schedin, F., Leung, L., Muryn, C. A., Hill, E. W., Scholl, A., Thornton, G. (2004). Photoemission electron microscopy and atomic force microscopy of epitaxial iron oxide films on a-Al2O3(0001). J APPL PHYS 96, 1165-1169
    • Siggel-King, M. R. F., Lindsay, R., Quinn, F. M., Pearson, J., Fraser, G., Thornton, G. (2004). A toroidal energy- and angle-resolved electron spectrometer (TEARES). J ELECTRON SPEC 137-14, 72-729
    • Telling, N. D., Haznar, A., van der Laan, G., Roper, M. D., Schedin, F., Thornton, G. (2004). Fe M2,3 X-ray resonant magnetic reflectivity on epitaxial Fe3−δO4 thin films. Physica B: Condensed Matter 345, 157-160
    • Woodhead, A. P., Guti rrez-Sosa, A., Martinez-Escolano, P., Thornton, G. (2004). Monitoring surface compound formation with chemical shift NEXAFS. PHYS REV B 70, 193404-

    2003

    • Ashworth, T. V., Pang, C. L., Wincott, P. L., Vaughan, D. J., Thornton, G. (2003). Imaging in-situ Cleaved MgO(100) with non-contact atomic force microscopy. Applied Surface Science 210, 2-5
    • Lindsay, R., Michelangeli, E., Daniels, B. G., Polcik, M., Verdini, A., Floreano, A., Morgante, A., Muscat, J., Harrison, N. M., Thornton, G. (2003). Surface to Bulk Charge Transfer at an Alkali Metal/Metal Oxide Interface. Surface Science Letters 547, L859-L864
    • Morrall, P., Schedin, F., Case, G. S., Thomas, M. F., Dudzik, E., Van der Lan, G., Thornton, G. (2003). Stoichiometry of Fe3-deltaO4(111) Ultrathin films on Pt (111). Physical Review B 67, 214408-
    • Morrall, P., Schedin, F., Langridge, S., Bland, J., Thomas, M. F., Thornton, G. (2003). Magnetic Moment in an Ultrathin Magnetite Film. Journal of Applied Physics 93, 7960-7962
    • Thornton, G. (2003). Watching Nanoparticles Grow. Science 300, 1378-1379

    2001

    • Wander, A., Schedin, F., Steadman, P., Norris, A., McGrath, R., Turner, T. S., Thornton, G., Harrison, N. M. (2001). Stability of Polar Oxide Surfaces. Physical Review Letters 86, 3811-3814 doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.86.3811.

    1999

    • Parker, T., Wincott, P., Munz, A., Bertrams, T., Thornton, G., Parker, S. C., Oliver, P. M., Dixon, R., Jones, F. H., Fishlock, T., Egdell, R. G. (1999). Nanofacet structures on the (110) surface of a perovskite material: STM studies and atomistic simulation of the (2×3) reconstruction of Na2/3WO3(110). Surface Science 424(1), 117-126

    1990

    • FONTAINE, A., PRABHAKARAN, K., JOYNER, R. W., HEALD, S. M., ROBINSON, I. K., OLDMAN, R. J., VANDERVEEN, J. F., PERSHAN, P., KONINGSBERGER, D. C., JUPILLE, J., ROBINSON, K. M., THOMAS, J. M., ROBINSON, J., SMITH, J. V., PARSONS, R., THORNTON, G., COUVES, J. W., ROBERTS, K. J., RICE, S. A., GREAVES, G. N. (1990). STRUCTURE OF SURFACES AND INTERFACES AS STUDIED USING SYNCHROTRON RADIATION - DISCUSSION. FARADAY DISCUSS 89(89), 65-75