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Inhibition of arginine methylation impairs platelet function (2021)
Journal Article
Marsden, A. J., Riley, D. R. J., Barry, A., Khalil, J. S., Guinn, B. A., Kemp, N. T., …Beltran-Alvarez, P. (in press). Inhibition of arginine methylation impairs platelet function. ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science, https://doi.org/10.1021/acsptsci.1c00135

Protein arginine methyltransferases (PRMTs) catalyze the transfer of methyl groups to arginine residues in proteins. PRMT inhibitors are novel, promising drugs against cancer that are currently in clinical trials, which include oral administration of... Read More about Inhibition of arginine methylation impairs platelet function.

Polymer/TiO2Nanorod Nanocomposite Optical Memristor Device (2021)
Journal Article
Jaafar, A. H., Al Chawa, M. M., Cheng, F., Kelly, S. M., Picos, R., Tetzlaff, R., & Kemp, N. T. (2021). Polymer/TiO2Nanorod Nanocomposite Optical Memristor Device. Journal of physical chemistry. C, 125(27), 14965–14973. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c02799

Modulation of resistive switching memory by light opens the route to new optoelectronic devices that can be controlled both optically and electronically. Applications include integrated circuits with memory elements switchable by light and neuromorph... Read More about Polymer/TiO2Nanorod Nanocomposite Optical Memristor Device.

A Tutorial on Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy and Nanogap Electrodes for Biosensing Applications (2021)
Journal Article
Kemp, N. T. (2021). A Tutorial on Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy and Nanogap Electrodes for Biosensing Applications. IEEE sensors journal, https://doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2021.3084284

Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) is a powerful measurement technique used by scientists and engineers to characterize and understand the interfacial behavior of liquid-solid interfaces. Such investigations are important in numerous applic... Read More about A Tutorial on Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy and Nanogap Electrodes for Biosensing Applications.

Multilevel Resistance Switching and Enhanced Spin Transition Temperature in Single- and Double-Molecule Spin Crossover Nanogap Devices (2020)
Journal Article
Gee, A., Jaafar, A. H., Brachňaková, B., Massey, J., Marrows, C. H., Šalitroš, I., & Kemp, N. T. (2020). Multilevel Resistance Switching and Enhanced Spin Transition Temperature in Single- and Double-Molecule Spin Crossover Nanogap Devices. Journal of physical chemistry. C, 124(24), 13393-13399. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c03824

Spin crossover (SCO) molecules are promising bi-stable magnetic switches with applications in molecular spintronics. However, little is known about the switching effects of a single SCO molecule when it is confined between two metal electrodes. Here... Read More about Multilevel Resistance Switching and Enhanced Spin Transition Temperature in Single- and Double-Molecule Spin Crossover Nanogap Devices.

Nanoscale junctions for single molecule electronics fabricated using bilayer nanoimprint lithography combined with feedback controlled electromigration (2020)
Journal Article
Gee, A., Jaafar, A. H., & Kemp, N. T. (2020). Nanoscale junctions for single molecule electronics fabricated using bilayer nanoimprint lithography combined with feedback controlled electromigration. Nanotechnology, 31(15), https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6528/ab6473

Nanoimprint lithography (NIL) is a fast, simple and high throughput technique that allows fabrication of structures with nanometre precision features at low cost. We present an advanced bilayer nanoimprint lithography approach to fabricate four termi... Read More about Nanoscale junctions for single molecule electronics fabricated using bilayer nanoimprint lithography combined with feedback controlled electromigration.

Dynamic electric field alignment of metal-organic framework micro- rods (2019)
Journal Article
Cheng, F., Young, A. J., Bouillard, J. G., Kemp, N. T., Guillet-Nicolas, R., Hall, C. H., …Chin, J. M. (2019). Dynamic electric field alignment of metal-organic framework micro- rods. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 141(33), 12989-12993. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.9b06320

Alignment of Metal Organic Framework (MOF) crystals has previously been performed via careful control of oriented MOF growth on substrates, as well as by dynamic magnetic alignment. We show here that microrod crystals of the MOF NU-1000 can also be d... Read More about Dynamic electric field alignment of metal-organic framework micro- rods.

Wavelength dependent light tunable resistive switching graphene oxide nonvolatile memory devices (2019)
Journal Article
Jaafar, A. H., & Kemp, N. T. (2019). Wavelength dependent light tunable resistive switching graphene oxide nonvolatile memory devices. Carbon, 153, 81-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2019.07.007

This paper reports on the first optically tunable graphene oxide memristor device. Modulation of resistive switching memory by light opens the route to new optoelectronic devices that can be switched optically and read electronically. Applications in... Read More about Wavelength dependent light tunable resistive switching graphene oxide nonvolatile memory devices.

Ballistic Spin Transport (2019)
Book Chapter
Doudin, B., & Kemp, N. (2019). Ballistic Spin Transport. In E. Y. Tsymbal, & I. Žutić (Eds.), Spintronics Handbook: Spin Transport and Magnetism, vol.3. (2nd. edition). Boca Raton, Fla.: CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/9780429441189

This chapter presents the study of ballistic transport in magnetic nanostructures. Ballistic means that the charges carrying the electrical current go through the sample without experiencing scattering. Ballistic transport is a topic of increasing im... Read More about Ballistic Spin Transport.

Percolation threshold enables optical resistive‐memory switching and light‐tuneable synaptic learning in segregated nanocomposites (2019)
Journal Article
Jaafar, A. H., O'Neill, M., Kelly, S. M., Verrelli, E., & Kemp, N. T. (2019). Percolation threshold enables optical resistive‐memory switching and light‐tuneable synaptic learning in segregated nanocomposites. Advanced Electronic Materials, 5(7), https://doi.org/10.1002/aelm.201900197

An optical memristor where the electrical resistance memory depends on the history of both the current flowing through the device and the irradiance of incident light onto it is demonstrated. It is based on a nanocomposite consisting of functionalize... Read More about Percolation threshold enables optical resistive‐memory switching and light‐tuneable synaptic learning in segregated nanocomposites.

A label-free aptamer-based nanogap capacitive biosensor with greatly diminished electrode polarization effects (2019)
Journal Article
Ghobaei Namhil, Z., Kemp, C., Verrelli, E., Iles, A., Pamme, N., Adawi, A. M., & Kemp, N. (2019). A label-free aptamer-based nanogap capacitive biosensor with greatly diminished electrode polarization effects. Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 21(2), 681-691. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8cp05510f

A significant impediment to the use of impedance spectroscopy in bio-sensing is the electrode polarization effect that arises from the movement of free ions to the electrode-solution interface, forming an electrical double layer (EDL). The EDL screen... Read More about A label-free aptamer-based nanogap capacitive biosensor with greatly diminished electrode polarization effects.

Passive memristor synaptic circuits with multiple timing dependent plasticity mechanisms (2018)
Journal Article
Šuch, O., Klimo, M., Kemp, N. T., & Škvarek, O. (2018). Passive memristor synaptic circuits with multiple timing dependent plasticity mechanisms. AEÜ - International Journal of Electronics and Communications / Archiv für Elektronik und Übertragungstechnik, 96, 252-259. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aeue.2018.09.025

Adaptation of synaptic strength is central to memory and learning in biological systems, enabling important high-level processes such as the ability of animals to respond to a changing environment. Memristor devices are a promising new, nanoscale tec... Read More about Passive memristor synaptic circuits with multiple timing dependent plasticity mechanisms.

Lyotropic 'hairy' TiO2 nanorods (2018)
Journal Article
Cheng, F., Verrelli, E., Alharthi, F. A., Kelly, S. M., O'Neill, M., Kemp, N. T., …Anthopoulos, T. (2019). Lyotropic 'hairy' TiO2 nanorods. Nanoscale advances, 1(1), 254-264. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8na00054a

We report the synthesis of the first stable, solution-processable and photocrosslinkable hybrid organic/inorganic titanium dioxide nanorods as ‘hairy rods’ coated with phosphonate ligands with photoreactive coumarin groups located in a terminal posit... Read More about Lyotropic 'hairy' TiO2 nanorods.

Method to reduce the formation of crystallites in ZnO nanorod thin-films grown via ultra-fast microwave heating (2018)
Journal Article
Gray, R. J., Jaafar, A. H., Verrelli, E., & Kemp, N. T. (2018). Method to reduce the formation of crystallites in ZnO nanorod thin-films grown via ultra-fast microwave heating. Thin solid films, 662, 116-122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2018.07.034

© 2018 This paper discusses the nucleation and growth mechanisms of ZnO nanorod thin-films and larger sized crystallites that form within the solution and on surfaces during an ultra-fast microwave heating growth process. In particular, the work focu... Read More about Method to reduce the formation of crystallites in ZnO nanorod thin-films grown via ultra-fast microwave heating.

Chua mem-components for adaptive RF metamaterials (2018)
Journal Article
Georgiou, J., Kossifos, K. M., Antoniades, M. A., Jaafar, A., & Kemp, N. T. (2018). Chua mem-components for adaptive RF metamaterials. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 2018-May, https://doi.org/10.1109/ISCAS.2018.8351852

Chua's mem-components are ideal for creating adaptive metasurfaces for manipulating EM waves given that they hold their state without external biases. In this paper, we propose a generic adaptive reactive element that is in fact a memcapacitor/memind... Read More about Chua mem-components for adaptive RF metamaterials.

An Optically-Programmable Absorbing Metasurface (2018)
Journal Article
Kossifos, K. M., Antoniades, M. A., Georgiou, J., Jaafar, A. H., & Kemp, N. T. (2018). An Optically-Programmable Absorbing Metasurface. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 2018-May, https://doi.org/10.1109/ISCAS.2018.8351874

A tunable metasurface absorber is presented in this work using an optically-programmable capacitor as the tuning element. The tuning element does not employ conventional semiconductor technologies to operate but rather a bases its tuning by changing... Read More about An Optically-Programmable Absorbing Metasurface.

Solution-processable, niobium-doped titanium oxide nanorods for application in low-voltage, large-area electronic devices (2017)
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Alharthi, F. A., Cheng, F., Verrelli, E., Kemp, N. T., Lee, A. F., Isaacs, M. A., …Kelly, S. M. (2017). Solution-processable, niobium-doped titanium oxide nanorods for application in low-voltage, large-area electronic devices. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 6(5), 1038-1047. https://doi.org/10.1039/c7tc04197g

We report for the first time the one-step synthesis of solution-processable, highly crystalline, niobiumdoped titanium dioxide (Nb-TiO2) nanorods in the anatase phase by the hydrolytic condensation of Ti(OiPr)4 and niobium(V) ethoxide using oleic aci... Read More about Solution-processable, niobium-doped titanium oxide nanorods for application in low-voltage, large-area electronic devices.

Reversible optical switching memristors with tunable STDP synaptic plasticity: a route to hierarchical control in artificial intelligent systems (2017)
Journal Article
Jaafar, A. H., Gray, R. J., Verrelli, E., O'Neill, M., Kelly, S. M., & Kemp, N. T. (2017). Reversible optical switching memristors with tunable STDP synaptic plasticity: a route to hierarchical control in artificial intelligent systems. Nanoscale, 9(43), 17091-17098. https://doi.org/10.1039/c7nr06138b

© 2017 The Royal Society of Chemistry. Optical control of memristors opens the route to new applications in optoelectronic switching and neuromorphic computing. Motivated by the need for reversible and latched optical switching we report on the devel... Read More about Reversible optical switching memristors with tunable STDP synaptic plasticity: a route to hierarchical control in artificial intelligent systems.

Modelling and simulation analysis for the prediction of the performance of intrinsic conducting polymer current limiting device (2017)
Journal Article
Jabarullah, N. H., Mauldin, C., Navarro, L. A., Golden, J., Madianos, L., & Kemp, N. T. (2017). Modelling and simulation analysis for the prediction of the performance of intrinsic conducting polymer current limiting device. Advanced science letters, 23(6), 5117-5120. https://doi.org/10.1166/asl.2017.7322

© 2017 American Scientific Publishers All rights reserved. Previous studies have shown that the current limiting concept and interruption of short-circuit currents in low power applications have been introduced, particularly in polymer switch based o... Read More about Modelling and simulation analysis for the prediction of the performance of intrinsic conducting polymer current limiting device.

Large dopant dependence of the current limiting properties of intrinsic conducting polymer surge protection devices (2016)
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Jabarullah, N. H., Verrelli, E., Gee, A., Mauldin, C., Navarro, L. A., Golden, J. H., & Kemp, N. T. (in press). Large dopant dependence of the current limiting properties of intrinsic conducting polymer surge protection devices. RSC advances, 6(89), 85710-85717. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6ra18549e

New two terminal surge protection devices based on intrinsic conducting polymers are demonstrated to be strongly affected by the dopant molecule type. Thermogravimetric analysis combined with current–voltage studies show a causal link between the dop... Read More about Large dopant dependence of the current limiting properties of intrinsic conducting polymer surge protection devices.

Super hydrophobic SAM modified electrodes for enhanced current limiting properties in intrinsic conducting polymer surge protection devices (2015)
Journal Article
Jabarullah, N. H., Verrelli, E., Mauldin, C., Navarro, L. A., Golden, J. H., Madianos, L. M., & Kemp, N. T. (2015). Super hydrophobic SAM modified electrodes for enhanced current limiting properties in intrinsic conducting polymer surge protection devices. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 31(22), 6253-6264. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b00686

Surface interface engineering using superhydrophobic gold electrodes made with 1-dodecanethiol self-assembled monolayer (SAM) has been used to enhance the current limiting properties of novel surge protection devices based on the intrinsic conducting... Read More about Super hydrophobic SAM modified electrodes for enhanced current limiting properties in intrinsic conducting polymer surge protection devices.