Recent Publications

Supramolecular heterostructures formed by sequential epitaxial deposition of two-dimensional hydrogen-bonded arrays.
Korolkov, V. V., Baldoni, M., Watanabe K., Taniguchi, T., Besley E. and Beton P. H.
Nature Chemistry, in press (2017).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nchem.2824
Chemical reactions of molecules promoted and simultaneously imaged by the electron beam in transmission electron microscopy.
Skowron, S. T., Chamberlain, T. W., Biskupek, J., Kaiser, U., Besley, E. and Khlobystov, A.
Accounts of Chemical Research 50, 1797-1807 (2017).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00078
Isotope substitution extends the lifetime of organic molecules in transmission electron microscopy. Small 11, 622-629 (2015). Corrigendum.
Chamberlain, T. W., Biskupek, J., Skowron, S. T., Bayliss, P. A., Bichoutskaia, E., Kaiser, U. and Khlobystov, A. N.
Small 13, 1770095 (2017).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.201700766
Coulomb fission in multiply charged molecular clusters: Experiment and theory.
Haris, C., Baptiste, J., Lindgren, E. B., Besley, E. and Stace, A. J.
Journal of Chemical Physics 146, 164302 (2017).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4981918
The right isotherms for the right reasons? Validation of generic force fields for prediction of methane adsorption in metal-organic frameworks
Lennox, M. J., Bound, M., Henley, A. and Besley, E.
Molecular Simulation 43, 828-837 (2017).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08927022.2017.1301665
Stop-frame filming and discovery of reactions at the single-molecule level by transmission electron microscopy.
Chamberlain, T. W., Biskupek, J., Skowron, S. T., Markevich, A. V., Kurasch, S., Reimer, O., Walker, K., Rance, G. A., Feng, X., Müllen, K., Turchanin, A., Lebedeva, M. A., Majouga, A. G., Nenajdenko, V. G., Kaiser, U., Besley, E. and Khlobystov, A. N.
ACS Nano 11, 2509-2520 (2017).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.6b08228
Tailoring porosity and rotational dynamics in a series of octacarboxylate metal-organic frameworks.
Moreau, F., Kolokolov, D. I., Stepanov, A. G., Easun, T. L., Dailly, A., Lewis, W., Blake, A. J., Nowell, H., Lennox, M. J., Besley, E., Yang, S. and Schröder, M.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114, 3056-3061 (2017).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1615172114
The effect of like-charge attraction on aerosol growth in the atmosphere of Titan.
Lindgren, E. B., Stamm, B., Chan, H.-K., Maday, Y., Stace, A. J. and Besley, E.
Icarus 291, 245-253 (2017).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2016.12.013
Computational evaluation of the impact of incorporated nitrogen and oxygen heteroatoms on the affinity of polyaromatic ligands for carbon dioxide and methane in metal-organic frameworks.
Henley, A., Lennox, M., Easun, T., Moreau, F., Schröder, M. and Besley, E.
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120, 27342-27348 (2016).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b08767
Amides do not always work: observation of guest binding in an amide-functionalized porous metal-organic framework.
Benson, O., da Silva, I., Argent, S., Cabot, R., Savage, M., Godfrey, H. G. W., Yan, Y., Parker, S. F., Manuel, P., Lennox, M. J., Mitra, T., Easun, T. L., Lewis, W., Blake, A. J., Besley, E., Yang, S. and Schröder, M.
Journal of the American Chemical Society 138, 14828-14831 (2016).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jacs.6b08059
Dynamic behavior of single Fe atoms embedded in graphene.
Markevich, A., Baldoni, M., Warner, J., Kirkland, A. and Besley, E.
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120, 21998-22003 (2016).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b06554
Electrostatic interactions between charged dielectric particles in an electrolyte solution.
Derbenev, I. N., Filippov, A. V., Stace, A. J. and Besley, E.
Journal of Chemical Physics 145, 084103 (2016).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4961091
Growth of single-layer boron nitride dome-shaped nanostructures catalysed by iron clusters.
La Torre, A., Åhlgren, E. H., Fay, M. W., Ben Romdhane, F., Skowron, S. T., Parmenter, C., Davies, A. J., Jouhannaud, J., Pourroy, G., Khlobystov, A. N., Brown, P. D., Besley, E. and Banhart, F.
Nanoscale 8, 15079-15085 (2016).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6NR03474H
Direct measurement of electron transfer in nanoscale host-guest systems: metallocenes in carbon nanotubes.
McSweeney R. L., Chamberlain, T. W., Baldoni, M., Lebedeva, M. A., Davies, E. S., Besley, E. and Khlobystov, A. N.
Chemistry - A European Journal 22, 13540-13549 (2016).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chem.201602116
Effective binding of methane using weak hydrogen bond.
Henley, A., Bound, M. and Besley, E.
Journal of Physical Chemistry A 120, 3701-3709 (2016).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpca.6b03331
Reaction kinetics of bond rotation in graphene.
Skowron, S. T., Koroteev, V. O., Baldoni, M., Lopatin, S., Zurutuza, A., Chuvilin, A. and Besley, E.
Carbon 105, 176-182 (2016).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2016.04.020
Observation of binding and rotation of methane and hydrogen within a functional metal-organic framework.
Savage, M., da Silva, I., Johnson, M., Carter, J., Newby, R., Suyetin, M., Besley, E., Manuel, P., Rudic, S., Fitch, A., Murray, C., David, W., Yang, S. and Schröder, M.
Journal of the American Chemical Society 138, 9119-9127 (2016).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jacs.6b01323
Mechanisms of monovacancy diffusion in graphene.
Wadey, J. D., Markevich, A., Robertson, A., Warner, J., Kirkland, A. and Besley, E.
Chemical Physics Letters 648, 161-165 (2016).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2016.02.005
Progress in the theory of electrostatic interactions between charged particles.
Lindgren, E. B., Chan, H.-K., Stace, A. J. and Besley, E.
Perspective Article, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 5883-5895 (2016).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5CP07709E
The influence hydrogen atom addition has on charge switching during motion of the metal atom in endohedral Ca@C60H4 isomers.
Raggi, G., Besley, E. and Stace, A. J.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 374: 20150319 (2016).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2015.0319
Electron beam controlled covalent attachment of small organic molecules to graphene.
Markevich, A., Kurasch, S., Lehtinen, O., Reimer, O., Feng, X., Müllen, K., Turchanin, A., Khlobystov, A. N., Kaiser, U. and Besley, E.
Nanoscale 8, 2711-2719 (2016).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5NR07539D
Stabilising the lowest energy charge-separated state in a {metal chromophore - fullerene} assembly: a tuneable panchromatic absorbing donor acceptor triad.
Lebedeva, M. A., Chamberlain, T. W., Scattergood, P. A., Delor, M., Sazanovich, I. V., Weinstein, J. A., Davies, E. S., Suyetin, M., Besley, E., Schröder, M. and Khlobystov, A. N.
Edge Article, Chemical Science 7, 5908-5921 (2016).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5sc04271b
Investigation of the interactions and bonding between carbon and group-VIII metals at the atomic scale.
Zoberbier, T., Chamberlain, T. W., Biskupek, J., Suyetin, M., Majouga, A. G., Besley, E., Kaiser, U. and Khlobystov, A. N.
Small, 12, 1649-1657 (2016).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.201502210