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Dr Chris Blackman - Publications

    2014

    • Moniz, S. J. A., Quesada-Cabrera, R., Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., Tang, J., Southern, P., Weaver, P. M. (2014). A simple, low-cost CVD route to thin films of BiFeO for efficient water photo-oxidation. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2(9), 2922-2927 doi:10.1039/c3ta14824f.
    • Vallejos, S., Stoycheva, T., Annanouch, F. E., Llobet, E., Umek, P., Figueras, E., Cane, C., Gracia, I., Blackman, C. (2014). Microsensors based on Pt-nanoparticle functionalised tungsten oxide nanoneedles for monitoring hydrogen sulfide. RSC ADVANCES 4(3), 1489-1495 doi:10.1039/c3ra45555f. Author URL

    2013

    • Annanouch, F. E., Stoycheva, T., Vallejos, S., Blackman, C., Correig, X., Llobet, E. (2013). AA-CVD growth and ethanol sensing properties of pure and metal decorated WO3 nanoneedles. International Journal of Nanotechnology 10(5-7), 455-469
    • Annanouch, F. E., Vallejos, S., Stoycheva, T., Blackman, C., Llobet, E. (2013). Aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition of gas-sensitive nanomaterials. Thin Solid Films
    • Naik, A. J. T., Warwick, M. E. A., Moniz, S. J. A., Blackman, C. S., Parkin, I. P., Binions, R. (2013). Nanostructured tungsten oxide gas sensors prepared by electric field assisted aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A 1(5), 1827-1833 doi:10.1039/c2ta01126c. Author URL
    • Thomas, T., Blackman, C. S., Parkin, I. P., Carmalt, C. J. (2013). Atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition of vanadium arsenide thin films via the reaction of VCl4 or VOCl3 with tBuAsH2. Thin Solid Films 537, 171-175
    • Thomas, T., Blackman, C. S., Parkin, I. P., Carmalt, C. J. (2013). Atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition of vanadium arsenide thin films via the reaction of VCl4 or VOCl3 with tBuAsH2. Thin Solid Films
    • Vallejos, S., Umek, P., Stoycheva, T., Annanouch, F., Llobet, E., Correig, X., De Marco, P., Bittencourt, C., Blackman, C. (2013). Single-step deposition of au- and pt-nanoparticle-functionalized tungsten oxide nanoneedles synthesized via aerosol-assisted CVD, and used for fabrication of selective gas microsensor arrays. Advanced Functional Materials 23(10), 1313-1322 doi:10.1002/adfm.201201871.

    2012

    • Annanouch, F., Correig, X., Llobet, E., Vallejos, S., Blackman, C. (2012). Co and H sensing with CVD-grown tungsten oxide nanoneedles decorated with Au, Pt or Cu nanoparticles. Procedia Engineering 47, 904-907 doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2012.09.293.
    • Bloor, L. G., Manzi, J., Binions, R., Parkin, I. P., Pugh, D., Afonja, A., Blackman, C. S., Sathasivam, S., Carmalt, C. J. (2012). Tantalum and titanium doped In O thin films by aerosol-assisted chemical vapor deposition and their gas sensing properties. Chemistry of Materials 24(15), 2864-2871 doi:10.1021/cm300596c.
    • Cabrera, R. Q., Latimer, E. R., Kafizas, A., Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., Parkin, I. P. (2012). Photocatalytic activity of needle-like TiO /WO thin films prepared by chemical vapour deposition. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 239, 60-64 doi:10.1016/j.jphotochem.2012.05.002.
    • Moniz, S. J. A., Bhachu, D., Blackman, C. S., Cross, A. J., Elouali, S., Pugh, D., Quesada Cabrera, R., Vallejos, S. (2012). A novel route to Pt-Bi O composite thin films and their application in photo-reduction of water. Inorganica Chimica Acta 380(1), 328-335 doi:10.1016/j.ica.2011.09.029.
    • Navío, C., Vallejos, S., Stoycheva, T., Llobet, E., Correig, X., Snyders, R., Blackman, C., Umek, P., Ke, X., Van Tendeloo, G., Bittencourt, C. (2012). Gold clusters on WO 3 nanoneedles grown via AACVD: XPS and TEM studies. Materials Chemistry and Physics
    • Quesada Cabrera, R., Firth, S., Blackman, C. S., McMillan, P. F., Long, D. -. L., Cronin, L. (2012). Spectroscopic studies of sulfite-based polyoxometalates at high temperature and high pressure. Journal of Solid State Chemistry 186, 171-176 doi:10.1016/j.jssc.2011.12.005.
    • Stoycheva, T., Vallejos, S., Correig, X., Blackman, C., Moniz, S. J. A., Calderer, J. (2012). Important considerations for effective gas sensors based on metal oxide nanoneedles films. Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical 161(1), 406-413 doi:10.1016/j.snb.2011.10.052.
    • Vallejos, S., Blackman, C., Stoycheva, T., Llobet, E., Correig, X., Umek, P., Gracia, I. (2012). Benzene detection on nanostructured tungsten oxide MEMS based gas sensors. Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology doi:10.1109/NANO.2012.6322164.

    2011

    • Thomas, T., Blackman, C. S., Parkin, I. P., Carmalt, C. J. (2011). Titanium arsenide films from the atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition of tetrakisdimethylamidotitanium and tert-butylarsine. DALTON T 40(40), 10664-10669 doi:10.1039/c1dt10457h.
    • Vallejos, S., Stoycheva, T., Umek, P., Navio, C., Snyders, R., Bittencourt, C., Llobet, E., Blackman, C., Moniz, S., Correig, X. (2011). Au nanoparticle-functionalised WO3 nanoneedles and their application in high sensitivity gas sensor devices. CHEM COMMUN 47(1), 565-567 doi:10.1039/c0cc02398a.
    • Vallejos, S., Umek, P., Blackman, C. (2011). Aerosol Assisted Chemical Vapour Deposition Control Parameters for Selective Deposition of Tungsten Oxide Nanostructures. JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY. ( Vol. 11 pp.8214-8220). AMER SCIENTIFIC PUBLISHERS.

    2010

    • Moniz, S. J. A., Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., Hyett, G. (2010). MOCVD of crystalline Bi2O3 thin films using a single-source bismuth alkoxide precursor and their use in photodegradation of water. J MATER CHEM 20(36), 7881-7886 doi:10.1039/c0jm01720e.
    • Potts, S. E., Carmalt, C. J., Blackman, C. S., Abou-Chahine, F., Leick, N., Kessels, W. M. M., Davies, H. O., Heys, P. N. (2010). Bis(cyclopentadienyl) zirconium(IV) amides as possible precursors for low pressure CVD and plasma-enhanced ALD. INORG CHIM ACTA 363(6), 1077-1083 doi:10.1016/j.ica.2009.07.004.
    • Stoycheva, T., Vallejos, S., Correig, X., Parkin, I., Blackman, C., Calderer, J. (2010). Characterization and gas sensing properties of intrinsic and Au-doped WO nanostructures deposited by AACVD technique. Procedia Engineering 5, 131-134 doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2010.09.065.
    • Thomas, T., Blackman, C. S., Parkin, I. P., Carmalt, C. J. (2010). Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Vapour Deposition of TiCl4 and tBuAsH(2) to Form Titanium Arsenide Thin Films. EUR J INORG CHEM (36), 5629-5634 doi:10.1002/ejic.201000839.

    2009

    • Apostolico, L., Kociok-Kohn, G., Molloy, K. C., Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., Parkin, I. P. (2009). The reaction of tin(IV) iodide with phosphines: formation of new halotin anions. DALTON T (47), 10486-10494 doi:10.1039/b917722a.
    • Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., Moniz, S. J. A., Potts, S. E., Pugh, D. C., Davies, H. O. (2009). MOCVD of zirconium oxide from the zirconium guanidinate complex |ZrCp′{-(PrN)CNMe}2Cl]. ECS Transactions 25(8 PART 1), 561-565 doi:10.1149/1.3207640.
    • Blackman, C. S., Piccirillo, C., Binions, R., Parkin, I. P. (2009). Atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition of thermochromic tungsten doped vanadium dioxide thin films for use in architectural glazing. THIN SOLID FILMS 517(16), 4565-4570 doi:10.1016/j.tsf.2008.12.050.
    • Potts, S. E., Carmalt, C. J., Blackman, C. S., Abou-Chahine, F., Pugh, D., Davies, H. O. (2009). Synthesis of Zirconium Guanidinate Complexes and the Formation of Zirconium Carbonitride via Low Pressure CVD. Organometallics 28, 1838- [Submitted]

    2008

    • Ashraf, S., Blackman, C. S., Naisbitt, S. C., Parkin, I. P. (2008). The gas-sensing properties of WO3-x thin films deposited via the atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition (APCVD) of WCl6 with ethanol. MEAS SCI TECHNOL 19(2), 025203 doi:10.1088/0957-0233/19/2/025203.
    • Blackman, C. S., Correig, X., Katko, V., Mozalev, A., Parkin, I. P., Alcubilla, R., Trifonov, T. (2008). Templated growth of tungsten oxide micro/nanostructures using aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition. MATER LETT 62(30), 4582-4584 doi:10.1016/j.matlet.2008.08.027.
    • Parkin, I. P., Binions, R., Piccirillo, C., Blackman, C. S., Manning, T. D. (2008). Thermochrornic Coatings for Intelligent Architectural Glazing. J NANO RES-SW 2, 1-20
    • Potts, S. E., Carmalt, C. J., Blackman, C. S., Leese, T., Davies, H. O. (2008). Tungsten imido complexes as precursors to tungsten carbonitride thin films. Dalton Transactions , 5730-5736 doi:10.1039/b808650h.

    2007

    • Ashraf, S., Binions, R., Blackman, C. S., Parkin, I. P. (2007). The APCVD of tungsten oxide thin films from reaction of WCl6 with ethanol and results on their gas-sensing properties. POLYHEDRON 26(7), 1493-1498 doi:10.1016/j.poly.2006.11.017.
    • Ashraf, S., Blackman, C. S., Palgrave, R. G., Naisbitt, S. C., Parkin, I. P. (2007). Aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition of WO3 thin films from tungsten hexacarbonyl and their gas sensing properties. J MATER CHEM 17(35), 3708-3713 doi:10.1039/b705166b.
    • Ashraf, S., Blackman, C. S., Palgrave, R. G., Parkin, I. P. (2007). Aerosol-assisted chemical vapour deposition of WO3 thin films using polyoxometallate precursors and their gas sensing properties. Journal of Materials Chemistry 17, 1063-1070 doi:10.1039/b617982g.
    • Bellerby, J. M., Blackman, C. S. (2007). The interaction between otto fuel II and aqueous hydroxylammonium Perchlorate (HAP), part III: Depletion of components within the reacting liquids. Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics 32(3), 222-226 doi:10.1002/prep.200700023.
    • Boscher, N. D., Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., Parkin, I. P., Prieto, A. G. (2007). Atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition of vanadium diselenide thin films. Applied Surface Science 253(14), 6041-6046 doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2007.01.002.
    • Hyett, G., Blackman, C. S., Parkin, I. P. (2007). The effect of oxygen-containing reagents on the crystal morphology and orientation in tungsten oxide thin films deposited via atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition (APCVD) on glass substrates. FARADAY DISCUSS 136, 329-343 doi:10.1039/b615877c.
    • Qureshi, U., Blackman, C., Hyett, G., Parkin, I. P. (2007). Tungsten oxide and tungsten oxide-titania thin films prepared by aerosol-assisted deposition - Use of preformed solid nanoparticles. EUR J INORG CHEM (10), 1415-1421 doi:10.1002/ejic.200601211.

    2006

    • Ashraf, S., Blackman, C., S, H., G, P., I, P. (2006). Aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition of MoO3 and MoO2 thin films on glass from molybdenum polyoxometallate precursors; thermophoresis and gas phase nanoparticle formation. Journal of Materials Chemistry 16, 3575-3582 doi:10.1039/b607335b.
    • Iwaki, T., Covington, J. A., Gardner, J. W., Udrea, F., Blackman, C. S., Parkin, I. P. (2006). SOI-CMOS based single crystal silicon microheaters for gas sensors. Proceedings of IEEE Sensors , 460-463 doi:10.1109/ICSENS.2007.355505.
    • Qureshi, U., Manning, T. D., Blackman, C., Parkin, I. P. (2006). Composite thermochromic thin films: (TiO2)-(VO2) prepared from titanium isopropoxide,VOCl3 and water. POLYHEDRON 25(2), 334-338 doi:10.1016/j.poly.2005.08.018.

    2005

    • Blackman, C. S., Parkin, I. P. (2005). Atmospheric pressure chemical vapor deposition of crystalline monoclinic WO3 and WO3-x thin films from reaction of WCl6 with O-containing solvents and their photochromic and electrochromic properties. Chemistry of Materials 17, 1583-1590 doi:10.1021/cm0403816.
    • Manning, T. D., Parkin, I. P., Blackman, C., Qureshi, U. (2005). APCVD of thermochromic vanadium dioxide thin films - solid solutions V2-xMxO2 (M = Mo, Nb) or composites VO2 : SnO2. J MATER CHEM 15(42), 4560-4566 doi:10.1039/b510552h.

    2004

    • Apostolico, L., Mahon, M. F., Molloy, K. C., Binions, R., Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., Parkin, I. P. (2004). The reaction of GeCl4 with primary and secondary phosphines. Dalton Transactions (3), 470-475 doi:10.1039/b315378a.
    • Bellerby, J. M., Blackman, C. S. (2004). The interaction between Otto Fuel II and aqueous hydroxylammonium perchlorate (HAP), Part I: Initial observations and time-to-event measurements. Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics 29(5), 262-266 doi:10.1002/prep.200400055.
    • Bellerby, J. M., Blackman, C. S. (2004). The interaction between otto fuel II and aqueous hydroxylammonium perchlorate (HAP), Part II: Gas evolution and changes in HAP solution acidity. Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics 29(6), 354-358 doi:10.1002/prep.200400066.
    • Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., Manning, T. D., Parkin, I. P., Apostolico, L., Molloy, K. C. (2004). Low temperature deposition of crystalline chromium phosphide films using dual-source atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition. Applied Surface Science 233, 24-28
    • Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., O'Neill, S. A., Parkin, I. P., Apostolico, L., Molloy, K. C. (2004). Atmospheric-pressure chemical vapor deposition of group IVb metal phosphide thin films from tetrakisdimethylamidometal complexes and cyclohexylphosphine. Chemistry of Materials 16, 1120-1125 doi:10.1021/cm031161f.
    • Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., O'Neill, S. A., Parkin, I. P., Molloy, K. C., Apostolico, L. (2004). Atmospheric-pressure CVD of vanadium phosphide thin films from reaction of tetrakisdimethylamidovanadium and cyclohexylphosphine. CHEM VAP DEPOSITION 10(5), 253-255

    2003

    • Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., Manning, T. D., O'Neill, S. A., Parkin, I. P., Apostolico, L., Molloy, K. C. (2003). Dual-source atmospheric pressure CVD of amorphous molybdenum phosphide films on glass using molybdenum(v) chloride and cyclohexylphosphine. Chemical Vapor Deposition 9(1), 10-13
    • Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., Manning, T. D., O'Neill, S. A., Parkin, I. P., Apostolico, L., Molloy, K. C. (2003). Dual-source atmospheric pressure CVD of amorphous molybdenum phosphide films on glass using molybdenum(v) chloride and cyclohexylphosphine. Chemical Vapor Deposition 9(1), 10-13 doi:10.1002/cvde.200290000.
    • Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., O'Neill, S. A., Parkin, I. P., Apostolico, L., Molloy, K. C. (2003). Dual-source chemical vapour deposition of titanium(III) phosphide from titanium tetrachloride and tristrimethylsilylphosphine. Applied Surface Science 211, 2-5
    • Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., O'Neill, S. A., Parkin, I. P., Molloy, K. C., Apostolico, L. (2003). Chemical vapour deposition of group Vb metal phosphide thin films. Journal of Materials Chemistry 13, 1930-1935 doi:10.1039/b304084b.
    • Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., O'Neill, S. A., Parkin, I. P., Molloy, K. C., Apostolico, L. (2003). Titanium Phosphide Coatings From the Atmospheric Pressure CVD Reaction of TiCl4 with PRxH3-x (R = Cyhex; or R = SiMe3 where x-3). Chemical Vapour Deposition XVI and EuroCVD 14. ( Vol. 2 pp.1387-1394). Pennington, New Jersey The Electrochemical Society, Inc..
    • Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., Parkin, I. P., O'Neill, S. A., Molloy, K. C., Apostolico, L. (2003). Chemical vapour deposition of crystalline thin films of tantalum phosphide. Materials Letters 57, 2634-2636

    2002

    • Binions, R., Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., O'Neill, S. A., Parkin, I. P., Molloy, K., Apostilco, L. (2002). Tin phosphide coatings from the atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition of SnX4 (X = Cl or Br) and PRxH3-x (R = Cyc(hex) or phenyl). Polyhedron 21(19), 1943-1947 doi:10.1016/S0277-5387(02)01081-1.
    • Blackman, C. S., Carmalt, C. J., Parkin, I. P., Apostolico, L., Molloy, K. C., White, A. J. P., Williams, D. J. (2002). Single-source CVD routes to titanium phosphide. Journal of the Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions (13), 2702-2709
    • Blackman, C., Carmalt, C. J., Parkin, I. P., O'Neill, S., Apostolico, L., Molloy, K. C., Rushworth, S. (2002). Titanium phosphide coatings from the atmospheric pressure chemical vapor deposition of TiCl4 and RPH2 (R = t-Bu, Ph, Cy-Hex). Chemistry of Materials 14(7), 3167-3173

    2001

    • Blackman, C., Carmalt, C. J., O'Neill, S. A., Parkin, I. P., Apostilco, L., Molloy, K. C. (2001). Dual source atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition of TiP films on glass using TiCl4 and PH2But. Journal of Materials Chemistry 11(10), 2408-2409