21st Century Materials Science

We have a number of ongoing interests in this area, including chiral catalytic nanoparticles, magnetic nanoparticles, polymers and compounds with unusual optoelectronic properties for devices.


Diphosphine-capped transition metal nanoparticles for catalysis

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Magnetic nanoparticles that can easily be separated from solution


New fluorescent phosphorus compounds for electronics

Graphic for materials webpage James Tarbit

James Fleming won an award for his poster entitled ‘Chiral Magnetic Nanoparticles as Sustainable Asymmetric Catalysts’ which describes the work done during his Vacation Scholarship.

We recently made a contribution to the very exciting work of our collaborator Prof John Protasiewicz from Case Western University  who is investigating the interesting optoelectronic properties of naphthoxaphospholes.