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  • Singh, Raghvendra Pratap; Hidalgo, Tania; Cazade, Pierre-André; Darcy, Raphael; Cronin, Michael; Dorin, Irina; O'Driscoll, Caitrionia M.; Thompson, Damien (American Chemical Society, 2019)
    Functionalized cyclodextrin molecules assemble into a wide variety of superstructures in solution, which are of interest for drug delivery and other nanomaterial and biomaterial applications. Here we use a combined simulation ...
  • Enfield, Joey; O'Doherty, Jim; Leahy, Martin J. (SPIE - Society of Photo‑Optical Instrumentation Engineers, 2007)
    Biomedical optics and photomedicine applications are challenged by the turbid nature of most biological tissue systems. This nature limits the penetration depth of light into the tissue. Optical clearing improves the ...
  • Garrigues, Alvar R.; Yuan, Li; Wang, Lejia; Mucciolo, Eduardo R.; Thompson, Damien; del Barco, Enrique; Nijhuis, Christian A. (Nature Publishing Group, 2016)
    We present a theoretical analysis aimed at understanding electrical conduction in molecular tunnel junctions. We focus on discussing the validity of coherent versus incoherent theoretical formulations for single-level ...
  • Mitchell-Williams, Tom B.; Baskys, Algirdas; Guo, Yina; Hopkins, Simon C.; Bangert, Ursel; Molodyk, Alexander; Petrykin, Valery; Gomory, Fedor; Frolek, Lubomir; Glowacki, Bartek A. (IEEE Computer Society, 2017)
    If coated conductors are to be used in large-scale ac applications such as motors and generators, energy losses must be minimised. Hysteretic ac losses can be reduced by dividing the coated conductor into filaments. In ...
  • Kumbham, Mahendar; Mouras, Rabah; Mani, Aladin; Daly, Susan; O'Dwyer, Kevin; Toma, Andrea; Bianchini, Paolo; Diaspro, Alberto; Liu, Ning; Tofail, Syed A.M.; Silien, Christophe (Optical Society of America, 2017)
    We have experimentally investigated the enhancement in spatial resolution by image subtraction in mid-infrared central solid-immersion lens (c-SIL) microscopy. The subtraction exploits a first image measured with the c-SIL ...
  • Petchsing, Cattleya; Quill, Nathan; Joyce, Jennifer T; Ní Eidhin, Deirdre; Oboroceanu, Daniela; Lenihan, Catherine; Gao, Xin; Lynch, Robert P.; Buckley, Noel (Electrochemical Society, 2016)
    The ultraviolet-visible spectra of catholytes for vanadium flow batteries (VFBs) were measured and analyzed for a range of V-IV:V-V ratios and vanadium concentrations. Using a model of V2O33+ in equilibrium with VO2+ and ...
  • Amarandei, George; Clancy, Ian; O'Dwyer, Colm; Arshak, Arousian; Corcoran, David (American Chemical Society, 2014)
    Thin and ultrathin polymer films combined with nanoparticles (NPs) are of significant interest as they are used in a host of industrial applications. In this paper we describe the stability of such films (hpoly ≤ 30 nm) ...
  • Nirmalraj, Peter; Lehner, Roman; Thompson, Damien; Rothen-Rutishauser, Barbara; Mayer, Michael (Nature Publishing Group, 2018)
    Surface contamination and the formation of water bridge at the nanoscopic contact between an atomic force microscope tip and cell surface limits the maximum achievable spatial resolution on cells under ambient conditions. ...
  • Cao, Liang; Yuan, Li; Yang, Ming; Nerngchamnong, Nisachol; Thompson, Damien; Yu, Xiaojiang; Qi, Dong-Chen; Nijhuis, Christian A. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2019)
    Understanding the influence of structural properties on the electronic structure will pave the way for optimization of charge transport properties of SAM devices. In this study, we systematically investigate the supramolecular ...
  • Pita, Isabel A.; Kumbham, Mahendar; Schmidt, Michael; Gleeson, Matthew; Ryan, Kevin M.; Silien, Christophe; Liu, Ning (Optical Society of America, 2018)
    The optimum geometry for waveguide propagation was determined by comparing bowtie and semicircle antenna cuts to a standard plain waveguide with a 635 nm laser. The results of both experimental data and COMSOL simulations ...
  • Rice, Daragh (University of Limerick, 2018)
    The swift, unambiguous identification of disease markers in low concentrations is fundamental to early detection and good prognosis. Immunoassays, which are analytical disease diagnostic tests, provide quantitative recognition ...
  • Ziaee, Ahmad (University of Limerick, 2016)
    Three analogues of the SIFSIX-3-M family, namely SIFSIX-3-Zn, SIFSIX-3-Ni, and SIFSIX-3-Cu were investigated using theoretical methods to determine the effect of pore-size and pore-chemistry on the adsorption of CO2 in ...
  • Baurer, Joanna; O'Mahony, Charlie; Chovan, Drahomir; Mulcahy, John; Silien, Christophe; Tofail, Syed A.M. (Elsevier, 2018)
    Mobile phones have become an indispensable utility to modern society, with international use increasing dramatically each year. The GSM signal operates at 900 MHz, 1800 MHz and 2250 MHz, may potentially cause harm to human ...
  • Dalton, Niall; Lynch, Robert P.; Collins, Maurice N.; Culebras, Mario (Elsevier, 2018)
    Developing sustainable and efficient thermoelectric materials is a challenge because the most common thermoelectric materials are based on rare elements such as bismuth and telluride. In this context, we have produced ...
  • Rhen, Fernando M.F.; Backen, E.; Coey, John Michael David (American Institute of Physics, 2005)
    Thick films of nearly equiatomic Co–Pt produced by electrodeposition into nanoporous membranes exhibit an isotropic magnetic phase with square hysteresis loops (Mr/Ms=0.95) and coercivity of up to 1.3 T. The initial ...
  • Arshak, Khalil; Arshak, Arousian; Mihov, Miroslav; McDonagh, Declan (IEEE Computer Society, 2002)
    In this paper, liquid-phase silylation process for Top Surface Imaging Lithography systems incorporated e-beam exposure has been experimentally investigated using FT-IR spectroscopy, UV spectroscopy, SIM spectrometry ...
  • Murphy, Finbarr; Sheehan, Barry; Mullins, Martin; Bouwmeester, Hans; Marvin, Hans J.P.; Bouzembrak, Yamine; Costa, Anna L.; Das, Rasel; Stone, Vicki; Tofail, Syed A.M. (SpringerOpen, 2016)
    While control banding has been identified as a suitable framework for the evaluation and the determination of potential human health risks associated with exposure to nanomaterials (NMs), the approach currently lacks any ...
  • Monteverde, U.; Pal, J.; Migliorato, M.A.; Missous, M.; Bangert, Ursel; Zan, Recep; Kashtiban, R.; Powell, D. (Elsevier, 2015)
    Two-dimensional (2D) layers like graphene are subject to long-wavelength fluctuations that manifest themselves as strong height fluctuations (ripples). In order to control the ripples, their relationship with external ...
  • O'Mahony, Shane (University of Limerick, 2016)
    The study of protein adsorption on surfaces is becoming an increasingly important topic for research since it plays a crucial role in a variety of biomedical and biotechnological applications, biomaterials and cell biology ...
  • Mitchell-Williams, Tom B.; Baskys, Algirdas; Hopkins, Simon C.; Kalitka, V.; Molodyk, A.; Glowacki, Bartek A.; Patel, A. (IOP Publishing, 2016)
    The trapped magnetic field profile of stacks of GdBa2Cu3O7-x superconducting tape was investigated. Angled stacks of superconducting tape were magnetized and found to produce very uniform trapped field profiles. The angled ...

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