Dr Katherine Holt - Publications


    • Lounasvuori, M. M., Rosillo-Lopez, M., Salzmann, C. G., Caruana, D. J., Holt, K. B. (2014). Electrochemical characterisation of graphene nanoflakes with functionalised edges. Faraday Discuss 172, 293-310 doi:10.1039/c4fd00034j. Author URL
    • Rahaman, A., Ghosh, S., Unwin, D. G., Basak-Modi, S., Holt, K. B., Kabir, S. E., Nordlander, E., Richmond, M. G., Hogarth, G. (2014). Bioinspired Hydrogenase Models: The Mixed-Valence Triiron Complex [Fe-3(CO)(7)(mu-edt)(2)] and Phosphine Derivatives [Fe-3(CO)(7-x)(PPh3),(mu-edt)(2)] (x=1, 2) and [Fe-3(CO)(5)(kappa(2)-diphosphine)(mu-edt)(2)] as Proton Reduction Catalysts. Organometallics 33(6), 1356-1366 doi:10.1021/om400691q. Author URL
    • Varley, T. S., Hirani, M., Harrison, G., Holt, K. B. (2014). Nanodiamond surface redox chemistry: influence of physicochemical properties on catalytic processes. Faraday Discuss 172, 349-364 doi:10.1039/c4fd00041b. Author URL
    • Varley, T. S., Rosillo-Lopez, M., Sehmi, S., Hollingsworth, N., Holt, K. B. (2014). Surface redox chemistry and mechanochemistry of insulating polystyrene nanospheres. Phys Chem Chem Phys doi:10.1039/c4cp03938f. Author URL


    • Ghosh, S., Hogarth, G., Hollingsworth, N., Holt, K. B., Kabir, S. E., Sanchez, B. E. (2013). Hydrogenase biomimetics: Fe(CO)(μ-dppf)(μ- pdt) (dppf = 1,1′-bis(diphenylphosphino)ferrocene) both a proton-reduction and hydrogen oxidation catalyst. Chem Commun (Camb) doi:10.1039/c3cc46456c. Author URL
    • Ghosh, S., Hogarth, G., Hollingsworth, N., Holt, K. B., Richards, I., Richmond, M. G., Sanchez, B. E., Unwin, D. (2013). Models of the iron-only hydrogenase: A comparison of chelate and bridge isomers of Fe(CO){PhPN(R)PPh }(μ-pdt) as proton-reduction catalysts. Dalton Trans 42(19), 6775-6792 doi:10.1039/c3dt50147g. Author URL
    • Holt, K. B. (2013). Electrochemistry of Nanodiamond Particles. In Nanodiamond ( ). Royal Society of Chemistry. [Submitted]
    • Naeem, S., Ribes, A., White, A. J. P., Haque, M. N., Holt, K. B., Wilton-Ely, J. D. E. T. (2013). Multimetallic Complexes and Functionalized Nanoparticles Based on Oxygen- and Nitrogen-Donor Combinations. INORGANIC CHEMISTRY 52(8), 4700-4713 doi:10.1021/ic400335y. Author URL


    • Ghosh, S., Hogarth, G., Holt, K. B., Kabir, S. E., Rahaman, A., Unwin, D. G. (2011). Bio-inspired hydrogenase models: mixed-valence triion complexes as proton reduction catalysts. CHEM COMMUN 47(40), 11222-11224 doi:10.1039/c1cc13249k.
    • Holt, K. B. (2011). Diamond Ultramicroelectrodes and Nanostructured Electrodes. In Brillas, E., Martinez-Huitle, C. A. (Eds.). Synthetic Diamond Films: Preparation, Electrochemistry, Characterization, and Applications ( pp.133-152). New Jersey, USA John Wiley & Sons.
    • Scholz, J., McQuillan, A. J., Holt, K. B. (2011). Redox transformations at nanodiamond surfaces revealed by in situ infrared spectroscopy. CHEM COMMUN 47(44), 12140-12142 doi:10.1039/c1cc14961j.


    • Caruana, D. J., Holt, K. B. (2010). Astroelectrochemistry: the role of redox reactions in cosmic dust chemistry. PHYS CHEM CHEM PHYS 12(13), 3072-3079 doi:10.1039/b917817a.
    • Holt, K. B. (2010). Undoped diamond nanoparticles: origins of surface redox chemistry. PHYS CHEM CHEM PHYS 12(9), 2048-2058 doi:10.1039/b920075d.
    • Khengar, R. H., Brown, M. B., Turner, R. B., Traynor, M. J., Holt, K. B., Jones, S. A. (2010). Free radical facilitated damage of ungual keratin. FREE RADICAL BIO MED 49(5), 865-871 doi:10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2010.06.013.


    • Braide-Azikiwe, D. C. B., Holt, K. B., Williams, D. E., Caruana, D. J. (2009). Soap film electrochemistry. Electrochemistry Communications 11, 1226-1229 doi:10.1016/j.elecom.2009.04.006.
    • Holt, K. B., Caruana, D. J., Millan-Barrios, E. J. (2009). Electrochemistry of Undoped Diamond Nanoparticles: Accessing Surface Redox States. J AM CHEM SOC 131(32), 11272-+ doi:10.1021/ja902216n.
    • Holt, K. B., Ziegler, C., Zang, J. B., Hu, J., Foord, J. S. (2009). Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy Studies of Redox Processes at Undoped Nanodiamond Surfaces. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113(16), 6761- doi:10.1021/jp8038384.
    • Hu, J. P., Holt, K. B., Foord, J. S. (2009). Focused Ion Beam Fabrication of Boron-Doped Diamond Ultramicroelectrodes. ANAL CHEM 81(14), 5663-5670 doi:10.1021/ac9003908.
    • Lin, Y. H., Leung, N. H., Holt, K. B., Thompson, A. L., Wilton-Ely, J. D. E. T. (2009). Bimetallic complexes based on carboxylate and xanthate ligands: Synthesis and electrochemical investigations. Dalton Transactions: an international journal of inorganic chemistry 38, 6891-7901


    • Hogarth, G., Wilton-Ely, J. D. E. T., Solanki, D., Knight, E. R., Holt, K. B., Thompson, A. L. (2008). Multimetallic Assemblies Using Piperazine-Based Dithiocarbamate Building Blocks. Inorganic Chemistry 47(20), 9642-9653 doi:10.1021/ic800398b.
    • Holt, K. B., Ziegler, C., Caruana, D. J., Zang, J., Millán-Barrios, E., Hu, J., Foord, J. S. (2008). Redox properties of undoped 5 nm diamond nanoparticles. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 10(2), 303-310 Author URL


    • Foord, J. S., Hu, J., Holt, K. B. (2007). Diamond ultramicroelectrodes. Physica Status Solidi (A): Applications and Materials 204(9), 2940-2944 doi:10.1002/pssa.200776329.
    • Holt, K. B. (2007). Diamond at the nanoscale: applications of diamond nanoparticles from cellular biomarkers to quantum computing. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 365, 2841-2861 doi:10.1002/pssa.200776329.
    • Holt, K. B., Hu, J., Foord, J. S. (2007). Fabrication of boron-doped diamond ultramicroelectrodes for use in scanning electrochemical microscopy experiments. Analytical Chemistry 79, 2556-2561 doi:10.1021/ac061995s.
    • Hu, J., Foord, J. S., Holt, K. B. (2007). Hot filament chemical vapour deposition of diamond ultramicroelectrodes. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 9, 5469-5475 doi:10.1039/b710241k.


    • Holt, K. B. (2006). Clarke Oxygen Ultramicroelectrode. In Handbook of Electrochemistry ( pp.243-249).
    • Holt, K. B. (2006). Using scanning electrochemical microscopy (SECM) to measure the electron-transfer kinetics of cytochrome c immobilized on a COOH-terminated alkanethiol monolayer on a gold electrode. Langmuir 22(9), 4298-4304 doi:10.1021/la0529916.


    • Holt, K. B., Bard, A. J. (2005). Interaction of silver(I) ions with the respiratory chain of Escherichia coli: an electrochemical and scanning electrochemical microscopy study of the antimicrobial mechanism of micromolar Ag+. Biochemistry 44(39), 13214-13223 doi:10.1021/bi0508542.


    • Holt, K. B., Chatterjee, A., Wiltshire, R., Compton, R. G., Foord, J. S., Compton, R. G. (2002). Abrasive Stripping Voltammetry of silver and tin at boron-doped diamond electrodes. Diamond and Related Materials 11(3-6), 646-650
    • Holt, K. B., Sabin, G., Foord, J. S., Compton, R. G., Marken, F. (2002). Reduction of tetrachloroaurate (III) at boron-doped diamond electrodes: gold deposition vs gold colloid formation. Electroanalysis 14(12), 797-803


    • Foord, J. S., Singh, N. K., Jackman, R. B., Gutierrez-Sosa, A., Proffitt, S., Holt, K. B. (2001). Reactions of xenon difluoride and atomic hydrogen at chemical vapour deposited diamond surfaces. Surface Science 488, 335-345
    • Holt, K. B., Del Campo, J., Foord, J. S., Compton, R. G., Marken, F. (2001). Sonoelectrochemistry at platinum and boron-doped diamond electrodes: achieving fast mass transport for 'slow diffusers'. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 513(2), 94-99
    • Holt, K. B., Foord, J. S., Compton, R. G., Marken, F., Kim, D. -. H. (2001). Mechanistic aspects of the sonoelectrochemical degradation of the reactive dye Procion Blue at boron-doped diamond electrodes. Diamond and Related Materials 10(3-7), 662-666
    • Holt, K. B., Marken, F., Gerrard, M. L., Mellor, I. M., Mortimer, R. J., Madden, C. E., Fletcher, S., Foord, J. S., Dahm, R. H., Page, F. (2001). Voltammetry at carbon nanofiber electrodes. Electrochemistry Communications 3(4), 177-180
    • Holt, K. B., Marken, F., Tsai, Y. -. C., Saterlay, A. J., Coles, B. A., Tibbetts, D., Goeting, C. H., Foord, J. S., Compton, R. G. (2001). Microwave activation of electrochemical processes: enhanced PbO2 electrodeposition, stripping and electrocatalysis. Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry 5(5), 313-318
    • Holt, K. B., Saterlay, A. J., Wilkins, S. J., Foord, J. S., Compton, R. G., Marken, F. (2001). Lead dioxide deposition and electrocatalysis at highly boron-doped diamond electrodes. Journal of Electrochemical Society 148(2), E66-E72
    • Holt, K. B., Tsai, Y. -. C., Coles, B. A., Foord, J. S., Marken, F., Compton, R. G. (2001). Microwave-enhanced anodic stripping detection of lead in a river sediment sample. A mercury free procedure employing a boron-doped diamond electrode. Electroanalysis 13(10), 831-835


    • Gutierrez-Sosz, A., Holt, K., Price, N., Singh, N. K., Proffitt, S., Jackman, R. B., Foord, J. S. (2000). Surface chemical studies of low temperature diamond growth using halogen precursors. Diamond Films 2000. Porto, Portugal