Recent Publications

Fission gas released from molten salt reactor fuel: the case of noble gas short life radioisotopes for radiopharmaceutical application.
Degueldre, C., Dawson, R., Cooley, I. and Besley, E.
Medicine in Novel Technology and Devices in press (2021).
DOI: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.medntd.2021.100057
Selective gas uptake and rotational dynamics in a (3,24)-connected metal-organic framework material.
Trenholme, W., Kolokolov, D., Li, J., Bound, M., Argent, S. P., Gould, J., Barnett, S., Blake, A. J., Stepanov, A., Besley, E., Easun, T., Yang, S. and Schröder, M.
Journal of the American Chemical Society in press (2021).
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jacs.0c11202
N-doping enabled defect-engineering of MoS2 for enhanced and selective adsorption of CO2: A DFT approach.
Enujekwu, F. M., Zhang, Y., Ezeh, C. I., Zhao, H., Xu, M., Besley, E., George, M. W., Besley, N. A., Do, H. and Wu, T.
Applied Surface Science, 542, 148556 (2021).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2020.148556
Molecular quantum rings formed from a π-conjugated macrocycle.
Judd, C. J., Nizovtsev, A. S., Plougmann, R., Kondratuk, D. V., Anderson, H. L., Besley, E. and Saywell, A.
Physical Review Letters 125, 206803 (2020).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.125.206803
Porous metal-organic plyhedra: morphology, porosity, and guest binding.
Argent, S. P., da Silva, I., Greenaway, A., Savage, M., Humby, J., Davies, A. J., Nowell, H., Lewis, W., Manuel, P., Tang, C. C., Blake, A. J., George, M. W., Markevich, A. V., Besley, E., Yang, S., Champness, N. R. and Schröder, M.
Inorganic Chemistry 59, 15646-15658 (2020).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c01935
Bond dissociation and reactivity of HF and H2O in a nano test tube.
Biskupek, J., Skowron, S. T., Stoppiello, C. T., Rance, G. A., Alom, S., Fung, K. L. Y., Whitby, R. J., Levitt, M. H., Ramasse, Q., Kaiser, U., Besley, E. and Khlobystov, A. N.
ACS Nano 14, 11178-11189 (2020).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.0c02661
Open Access
Nanostructuring of the fast ion conductor, lithium nitride.
Tapia-Ruiz, N., Gordon, A. G., Jewell, C. M., Edwards, H. K., Dunnill, C. W., Blackman, J. M., Snape, C. P., Brown, P. D., MacLaren, I., Baldoni, M., Besley, E., Titman, J. J. and Gregory, D. H.
Nature Communications 11, 4492 (2020).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-17951-6
Atomic mechanism of metal crystal nucleus formation in a single-walled carbon nanotube.
Cao, K., Biskupek, J., Stoppiello, C. T., McSweeney, R. L., Chamberlain, T. W., Liu, Z., Suenaga, K., Skowron, S. T., Besley, E., Khlobystov, A. N. and Kaiser, U.
Nature Chemistry 12, 921-928 (2020).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41557-020-0538-9
Open Access
The interaction of hydrogen with the van der Waals crystal ɣ-InSe.
Felton, J., Blundo, E., Ling, S., Glover, J., Kudrynskyi, Z. R., Makarovsky, O., Kovalyuk, Z. D., Besley, E., Walker, G., Polimeni, A. and Patane, A.
Molecules 25, 2526 (2020).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/molecules25112526
Noncovalent passivation of supported phosphorene for device applications: from morphology to electronic properties.
Lorenzoni, A., Baldoni, M., Besley, E. and Mercuri, F.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 22, 12482-12488 (2020).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/D0CP00939C
Open Access
Self-assembly behavior of oppositely charged inverse bi-patchy micro-colloids.
Mehr, F. N., Grigoriev, D., Heaton, R., Baptiste, J., Stace, A. J., Puretskiy, N., Besley, E. and Böker, A.
Small 16, 2000442 (2020).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.202000442
Electrostatic interactions between spheroidal dielectric particles.
Derbenev, I., Filippov, A., Stace, A. and Besley, E.
Journal of Chemical Physics 152, 024121 (2020).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5129756
Imaging an unsupported metal-metal bond in dirhenium molecules at the atomic scale.
Cao, K., Skowron, S. T., Biskupek, J., Stoppiello, C. T., Leist, C., Besley, E., Khlobystov, A. N. and Kaiser, U.
Science Advances 6, eaay5849 (2020).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aay5849
Triplet excitation and electroluminescence from a supramolecular monolayer embedded in a boron nitride tunnel barrier.
Svatek, S. A., Kerfoot, J., Summerfield, A., Nizovtsev, A. S., Korolkov, V. V., Taniguchi, T., Watanabe, K., Antolín, E., Besley, E. and Beton, P. H.
Nano Letters 20, 278-283 (2020).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b03787