M2A
Due to the ongoing uncertainty with regards to Covid-19 we are following Swansea University policy and the M2A team are currently working from home. The M2A remains open and can be contacted via the usual phone number, email and social media channels. If you have applied for one of our projects the interview schedule may be affected. We will contact applicants in due course with further information.

Publications

Daniel J.C.Stewart and Andrew R.Barron Pyrometallurgical removal of zinc from basic oxygen steelmaking dust – A review of best available technology. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Volume 157, June 2020, 104746
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Patidar R, Burkitt D, Hooper K, Richards D, Watson T Slot-die coating of perovskite solar cells: An overview. Materials Today Communications, 22, March 2020, 100808
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O'Reilly, M. Pleydell-Pearce, C. Sackett, E. Robinson, F. Evaluating the Suitability of Partial Recrystallization as a Strengthening Method for Thin-Gauge, High-Strength Non-Orientated Electrical Steel. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. 55,2 2019
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Hilal H, Lancaster R, Stapleton D, Baxter G. Investigating the Influence of Process Parameters on the Structural Integrity of an Additively Manufactured Nickel-Based Superalloy. Metals 2019, 9(11), 1191.
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Allman A, Jewell E, Vooys A, Hayes R, McMurray HN. Food packaging simulant failure mechanisms in next generation steel packaging. Packaging Technol Sci. 2019; 1-15 https://doi.org/10.1002/pts.2448
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Amirah Way, J Luke, A D. Evans, Z Li, J S Kim, J R Durrant, H K H Lee, and W C. Tsoi Fluorine doped tin oxide as an alternative of indium tin oxide for bottom electrode of semi-transparent organic photovoltaic devices. AIP Advances, Vol 9, Issue 8, 2019.
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Lucy Fisher and Andrew Barron The recycling and reuse of steelmaking slags - A Review; Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 2019, 146, 244-255
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Rebecca Bolton, Thomas Dunlop, James Sullivan, Justin Searle, Helge Heinrich, Ruud Westerwaal, Christiaan Boelsma, and Geraint William Studying the Influence of Mg Content on the Microstructure and Associated Localized Corrosion Behavior of Zn-Mg PVD Coatings Using SVET-TLI. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 166 (11) C3305-C3315 2019
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Melvin C, Jewell E, Miedema J, Lammers K de Vooys A, Allman A and McMurray N Identifying interlayer surface adhesion failure mechanisms in tinplate packaging steels. Packaging Technology and Science doi:10.1002/pts.2443
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Hilal H, Lancaster R, Jeffs S, Boswell J, Stapleton D and Baxter G The influence process parameters and build orientation on the creep behaviour of a laser powder bed fused Ni-based superalloy for aerospace applications. Materials, 12(9) doi:10.3390/ma12091390
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Lakhiani H, Dunlop T, De Rossi F, Dimitrov S, Kerremans R, Charbonneau C, et al Variations of infiltration and Electronic Contact in Mesoscopic Perovskite Solar Cells Revealed by High-Resolution Multi-Mapping Techniques. Advanced Functional Materials doi:10.1002/adfm.201900885
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Mosey S, Korkees F, Rees A, and Llewlyn G Investigation into fibre orientation and weldline reduction of injection moulded short glass-fibre/polyamide 6-6 automotive components. Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials doi:10.1177/0892705719833098
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Speller EM, Clarker AJ, Aristidou N, Wyatt MF, Francas L, Fish G et al Towards improved environmental stability of polymer: Fullerene and polumer: Nonfullerene organic solar cells: A common energetic origin of light - and oxygen-induced degradation. ACS Energy Letters, 4(4), 846-852 doi:10.1021/acsenergylett.9b00109
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Potts SJ, Lau YC, Dunlop T, Claypole T and Phillips C Effect of photnoic flash annealing with subsequent compression rolling on the topography microstructure and electrical performance of carbon-based inks. Journal of Material Science, 54(11), 8163-8176 doi:10.1007/s10853-019-03462-3
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Burkitt D, Greenwood P, Hooper K, Richards D, Stoichkov V, Beynon D, Jewell E and Watson T. Meniscus Guide Slot-Die Coating For Roll-to-Roll Perovskite Solar Cells. Volume 4, Issue 24 (Processing and Manufacturing) 2019 , pp. 1399-1407
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Mazzali F, Orzech MW, Adomkevicius A, Pisanu A, Malavasi L, Deganello D and Margadonna S Designing a high-power sodium-ion battery by in situ metal plating. ACS Applied Energy MAterials, 2(1), 344-353. doi:10.1021/acsaem.8b01361
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R. G. Charles, P. Douglas, J. A Baker, M. J. Carnie, J. O. Douglas, D. J. Penney, T. M. Watson, Platinized counter-electrodes for dye-sensitised solar cells from waste thermocouples: A case study for resource efficiency, industrial symbiosis and circular economy, J. Clean. Prod., 2018, 202, 1167-1178.
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R.G. Charles, M.L. Davies, P. Douglas, I.L. Hallin, I. Mabbett, Sustainable energy storage for solar home systems in rural Sub-Saharan Africa – a comparative examination of lifecycle aspects of battery technologies for circular economy, with emphasis on the South African context; Energy, 2018 (in press, article available online 13 Oct 2018).)
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Michael O'reilly, Cameron Pleydell-Pearce, Elizabeth Sackett, Fiona Carolyne Jayne Robinson Evaluating the Suitability of Partial Recrystallisation as a Strengthening Method for Thin Gauge, High strength Non-Orientated Electrical Steel
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Radley, Emily; Lowe, Chris; Gethin, David Stress Whitening in Polyester Melamine Coatings; Johnson Matthey Technol. Rev., 2018, 62, (3), pp. 341-349
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Andrew Allman, Eifion Jewell, Arnoud de Vooy, Rachel Hayes Inter-layer Adhesion Performance of Steel Packaging Materials for Food Cans Under Retort Conditions; J Package Technol Res, Jul 2018, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 115–124
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Wint, N., Leung, J., Sullivan, J.H., Penney, D.J., Gao, Y.; The galvanic corrosion of welded ultra-high strength steels used for automotive applications. Corosion Science, 136, 366-373.
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Ross Gwenter, Ian Masters, Alison williams CFD Analysis of Tidal Range Turbine Draft Tube Wakes; Proceedings of the 6th Oxford Tidal energy Workshop, 26-27 March 2018, Oxford, UK, pp 44-45.
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Chris Phillips, Awadh Al-Ahmadi, Sarah-Jane Potts, Tim Claypole, davide Deganello The effect of graphite and carbon black ratios on conductive ink performance; J. Mater. Sci. (2017) 52:9520-9530
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Donald Hill, Peter J. Holliman, James McGettrick, Marco Appelman, Pranesh Chatterjee, Trystan M. Watson, David Worsley Study of the tribological properties and ageing of alkyphosphonic acid films; Tribology International, 2018 (119), 337-344.
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Donald Hill, Peter J. Holliman, James McGettrick, Marco Appelman, Pranesh Chatterjee, Trystan M. Watson, David Worsley Study of the tribological properties and ageing of alkyphosphonic acid films on galvanized steel
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R.J. Sutton, E. Jewell, J. Elvins, J.R. Searle and P. Jones Characterising the discharge cycle of CaCl2 and LiNO3 hydrated salts within a vermiculite composite scaffold for thermochemical storage; Energy and Buildings, 2018, 162, 109 – 120.
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A. M. Philo, D. Butcher, Stuart Sillars, C. J. Sutcliffe, J. Sienz, S. G. R. Brown and N. P. Lavery A Multiphase CFD Model for the Prediction of Particulate Accumulation in a Laser Powder Bed Fusion Process
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R. Sutton, E. Jewell, J. Searle and J. Elvins. Discharge performance of blended salt in matrix materials for low enthalpy thermochemical storage; Applied Thermal Engineering, 2018, 145, 483 – 493.
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R.G. Charles, M.L. Davies, P. Douglas, I. Hallin; (Chapter) Sustainable Solar Energy Collection and Storage for Rural Sub-Saharan Africa, in: A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems: with special focus on photovoltaic systems; Elsevier, 2018, pp81-107.
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Rebecca Bolton, Justin Searle, Geraint Williams SVET-TLI: A NOVEL COMBINATION OF SCANNING VIBRATING ELECTRODE TECHNIQUE AND TIME-LAPSE IMAGING FOR STUDYING THE LOCALISED CORROSION OF SACRIFICIAL ZINC COATINGS
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Callum Gallagher, Nathan Cooze, James Sullivan, Patrick Dodds, Peter Barker In-situ time-lapse microscopy to elucidate the corrosion mechanism of zn-4.8wt.%al galvanising metallic coating; surface and cut-edge
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Samuel Minshell, James Paolo Carlos, Will Newton, Edzo Zoestbergen, Colin Commandeur, David Penney, Nicholas P. Lavery Simulating physical vapour deposition on steel substrate using the direct simulation monte carlo (DSMC) method
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Marcin W Orzech, Francesco Mazzali, James D. McGettrick, Cameron Pleydell-Pearce, Trystan M. Watson, Wayne Voice, David Jarvis and Serena Magadonna Synergic effect of Bi, Sb and Te for the increased stability of bulk alloying anodes for sodium-ion batteries
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Mr James Edy, Professor Hamilton Neil McMurray, Doctor Arnoud deVooys In Situ Scanning Kelvin Probe Study of Cathodic Disbondment on Trivalent Chromium Coated Steel
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Charles, R.G., Davies, M.L., Douglas, P., Atiemo, S.M., Bates, M., Clews, A., Mabbett, I., Martincigh, B.S., Mombeshora, E.T., Morgan, J.R., Nyamori, V.O., Worsley, D.A., Sustainable Solar Energy Storage for Rural Africa; 10th International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Protection (SEEP2017); Bled, Slovenia, University of Maribor Press, Official Conference Proceedings, Vol: Energy Storage, p177-186.
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Jorge Omar Gil Posada; Anthony J.R. Rennie; Sofia Perez Villar; Vitor L. Martins; Jordan Marinaccio; Alistair Barnes; Carol F. Glover; David A. Worsley; Peter J. Hall. Aqueous batteries as grid scale energy storage solutions. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Available online 16 March 2016.
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Thomas DJ, McCall C, Tehrani Z, Claypole TC. Three-Dimensional-Printed Laboratory-on-a-chip with Microelectronics and Silicon Integration. Point of Care, 16(2), 97-101. doi:10.1097/POC.0000000000000132
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Des Brennan; Ian Mabbett; Jon Elvins, Nicholas Lavery; David Worsley; Mathematical framework for predicting the thermal behaviour of spectrally selective coatings within industrial near infrared furnaces, 23rd UK Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering (ACME 2015); 8-10 Apr 2015, Swansea, UK.
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Rhys Gareth Charles , Peter Douglas, Ingrid Liv Hallin , Ian Matthews, Gareth Liversage An investigation of trends in precious metal and copper content of RAM modules in WEEE: Implications for long term recycling potential
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Donald Hill, Peter J. Holliman, James McGettrick, Justin Searle, Marco Appelman, Pranesh Chatterjee, Trystan M. Watson and David Worsley Studies of inherent lubricity coatings for low surface roughness galvanised steel for automotive applications
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Hill, D., Holliman, P.J., McGettrick, J., Searle, J., Appelman, M., Chatterjee, P., Watson, T.M., Worsley, D. Studies of inherent lubricity coatings for low surface roughness galvanised steel for automotive applications; Energy and Buildings, 2018, 162, 109 – 120.
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Sean A. James, Nidal Hilal, Chri J. Wright Wright; Atomic force microscopy studies of bioprocess engineering surfaces – imaging, interactions and mechanical properties mediating bacterial adhesion; Biotechnol. J. 2017, 12, 1600698
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Berry L., Phillips C., Penney D., Understanding the role of snout contamination in the formation of an oxide based defect in hot dip galvanised coating; Surface and Coatings Technology, 2016, vol: 306 pp: 397-407.
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Cecile Charbonneaua; Petra J. Cameron; Adam Pockett; Anthony Lewis; Joel R. Troughton; Eifion Jewell; David A. Worsley; Trystan M. Watson. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells Solution processing of TiO2 compact layers for 3rd generation photovoltaics
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Des Brennan; Ian Mabbett;  Jon Elvins, Nicholas Lavery; David Worsley A mathematical framework for predicting the thermal behaviour of a spectrally selective coating within an industrial near infrared furnace; European Journal of Computational Mechanics Volume 25, 2016 - Issue 3 ACME - UK 2015 Conference, 294-308.
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Sean A. James, Lydia C. Powell and Chris J. Wright (Chapter) Atomic Force Microscopy of Biofilms—Imaging, Interactions, and Mechanics; in: Microbial Biofilms (2018).
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P.C. Dodds; G. Williams; J. Radcliffe. Progress in Organic Coatings, Available online 14 June 2016 Chromate-free smart release corrosion inhibitive pigments containing cations
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Charles Mortished, Jonathan Ollar, Vassili Toropov, and Johann Sienz Aircraft Wing Optimization based on Computationally Efficient Gradient-Enhanced Ordinary Kriging Metamodel Building
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Hu Chen; Daniel Bryant; Joel Troughton; Mindaugas Kirkus; Marios Neophytou; Xiaohe Miao; James R. Durrant; Iain McCulloch. Chemistry of Materials, Volume 28, Issue 8, 10 May 2016, Pages 2515-2518. One-Step Facile Synthesis of a Simple Hole Transport Material for Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells.
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Bruce Philip; Eifion Jewell; Peter Greenwood; Chris Weirman. Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Volume 22, April 2016, Pages 185-191. Material and process optimization screen printing carbon graphite pastes for mass production of heating elements
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Joel Troughton; Matthew J. Carnie; Matthew L. Davies; Cécile Charbonneau; Eifion H. Jewell; David A. Worsley; Trystan M. Watson. Nano Letters. Photonic flash-annealing of lead halide perovskite solar cells in 1 ms.
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Rhys G. Charles, Matthew L. Davies, Peter Douglas Third generation photovoltaics — Early intervention for circular economy and a sustainable future
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R.J. Sutton, E. Jewell, J. Elvins, J.R. Searle Characterising the discharge cycle of a thermochemical storage system involving the hydration of chemical salts
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Cathren Gowenlock; James McGettrick; Paul McNaughter; Paul O’Brien; Charles Dunnill; Andrew Barron. Main Group Chemistry, Volume 15, Issue 1, 30 November 2015, Pages 1-15. Copper-complexed isonicotinic acid functionalized aluminum oxide nanoparticles
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N. Wint; S. Geary; H. N. McMurray; G. Williams; A. C. A. de Vooys. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Volume 162, Issue 14, 2015, Pages C775-C784. The kinetics and mechanism of atmospheric corrosion occurring on tin and iron-tin intermetallic coated steels I. cathodic delamination.
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N. Wint; A.C.A. de Vooys; H.N. McMurray. Electrochimica Acta, August 28, 2015 The corrosion of chromium based coatings for packaging steel
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Jizhong Yao; Thomas Kirchartz; Michelle S. Vezie; Mark A. Faist; Wei Gong; Zhicai He; Hongbin Wu; Joel Troughton; Trystan Watson; Daniel Bryant; Jenny Nelson. Physical review applied 4 (1), 014020. Quantifying losses in open-circuit voltage in solution-processable solar cells
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James Sullivan, Callum Gallagher, Thomas Lewis, Tomáš Prošek, D. Thierry In-situ monitoring of corrosion mechanisms and phosphate inhibitor surface deposition during corrosion of Zinc Magnesium Aluminium (ZMA) alloys using novel time-lapse microscopy; Faraday Discuss., 2015,180, 361-379 .
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James Sullivan; Nathan Cooze; Callum Gallagher; Tom Lewis; Tomas Prosek; Dominique Thierry. In situ monitoring of corrosion mechanisms and phosphate inhibitor surface deposition during corrosion of zinc–magnesium–aluminium (ZMA) alloys using novel time-lapse microscopy. Faraday Discussions
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Lewis Berry, Chris Philips, David Penney Evaluation of electrochemical characteristics and corrosion performance of arrowhead defect on ZODIAC GI Full Finish
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L. Berry, C. Phillips, D Penney; Analysis of oxide defect formation on GI exposed outer body automotive panels during continuous hot dip galvanizing
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Rhys Charles, Peter Douglas, Trystan Watson, David Penney. From E-Waste to Green Energy: Waste as a Critical Material Source for Photovoltaic Technologies: A Case Study for Industrial Symbiosis. The Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment 2015 (ACSEE2015): Official Conference Proceedings, 427-439.
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Joel Troughton; Daniel Bryant; Konrad Wojciechowski; Matthew J. Carnie; Henry Snaith; David A. Worsley; Trystan M. Watson. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 3 (17), 9141-9145. Highly efficient, flexible, indium-free perovskite solar cells employing metallic substrates
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Joel Troughton; Cécile Charbonneau; Matthew J. Carnie; Matthew L. Davies; David A. Worsley; Trystan M. Watson. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 3 (17), 9123-9127. Rapid processing of perovskite solar cells in under 2.5 seconds
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Wint N, McMurray HN, Williams G, Geary S, Vooys, ACAd The role of Tine in Suppresing Filiform Corrosion on tin Coated and Iron-tin Intermetallic Coated Steels. ECS Trnas, 64(28), 23-24 doi:10.1149/06428.0023ecst
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Carol Frances Glover; Alistair Barnes; Ian Mabbett; Raman Subramanian; Geraint Williams. The Scanning Vibrating Electrode Technique for the Study of Hydrogen Evolution from an Iron Electrode. ECS Trans. 2015 volume 64, issue 19, 73-81.
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Ian Mabbett; Jordan Marinaccio; Carol Glover; Alistair Barnes; Raman Subramanian; Geraint Williams; David Worsley. Rapid Processing and Scanning Electrochemical Techniques Applied to Sintered Nickel Electrodes of Varying Thickness and Rate Capability. ECS Trans. 2015 volume 64, issue 18, 1-12
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Cooze, N., Sullivan, J., Lewis, T., Gallagher, C., Thierry, D., Prosek, T; A novel time-lapse microscopy technique to study the corrosion mechanisms and effects of phosphate inhibitor during the corrosion of a zinc-magnesium-aluminium alloy coating.
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Giles E. Eperon; Daniel Bryant; Joel Troughton; Samuel D. Stranks; Michael B. Johnston; Trystan Watson; David A. Worsley; Henry J. Snaith. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, Volume 6, Issue 1, 2 January 2015, Pages 129-138. Efficient, semitransparent neutral-colored solar cells based on microstructured formamidinium lead trihalide perovskite
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Daniel Bryant; Peter Greenwood; Joel Troughton; Trystan Watson; Eifion Jewell; David Worsley. Journal of Print & Media Technology Research 48 (4), 1438. Increased performance of printed electroluminescent devices using a transparent conductive laminate
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M. L. Davies; M. Carnie; P. J. Holliman; A. Connell; P. Douglas; T. Watson; C. Charbonneau; J. Troughton; D. Worsley Materials Research Innovations 18 (7), 482-485 Compositions, colours and efficiencies of organic-inorganic lead iodide/bromide perovskites for solar cells
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Carol Frances Glover; Trystan Watson; Daniel Bryant; Geraint Williams. ECS Transactions, Volume 64, Issue 42, 2014, Pages 11-22. A scanning Kelvin probe investigation of the interaction of PEDOT: PSS films with metal surfaces and potential corrosion protection properties
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N. Wint; H. N. McMurray; G. Williams; A. C. A. de Vooys. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Volume 163, Issue 2, 2016, Pages C1-C6. The kinetics and mechanism of atmospheric corrosion occurring on tin and iron-tin intermetallic coated steels II. Filiform corrosion
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Ian Mabbett; Jon Elvins; Cathren Gowenlock; Carol Glover; Paul Jones; Geraint Williams; David Worsley. Progress in Organic Coatings, Volume 77, Issue 2, February 2014, Pages 494-501. Addition of carbon black NIR absorber to galvanised steel primer systems: Influence on NIR cure of polyester melamine topcoats and corrosion protection characteristics
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A. Tarat; C.J. Nettle, D.T. Bryant; D.R. Jones; M.W. Penny; R.A. Brown; R. Majitha; K.E. Meissner; T.G. Maffeis Nanoscale Research Letters, Volume 9, Issue 1, 2014, Pages 1-8. Microwave-assisted synthesis of layered basic zinc acetate nanosheets and their thermal decomposition into nanocrystalline ZnO
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J. Cooke; P. Dodds. Institute of Metal Finishing, Vol. 91, Number 6, Nov 2013, pp. 283-285 (3) Analysis of new anti-corrosion coating system
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T. Taylor; G. Fourlaris; P. Evans; G. Bright. Materials Science & Technology, 2014, Vol.30, No.7 pp.818-826. New generation ultrahigh strength boron steels for automotive hot stamping technologies.
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Ian Mabbett; Jon Elvins; Cathren Gowenlock; Paul Jones; David Worsley. Progress in Organic Coatings, Volume 76, Issue 9, September 2013, Pages 1184-1190. Effects of highly absorbing pigments on near infrared cured polyester/melamine coil coatings
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Matthew J. Carnie; Cecile Charbonneau; Matthew L. Davies; Joel Troughton; Trystan M. Watson; Konrad Wojciechowski; Henry Snaithc; David A. Worsley Chemical Communications 49 (72), 7893-7895. A one-step low temperature processing route for organolead halide perovskite solar cells
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Rhys Charles. Recovery of Critical Raw Materials (CRMs) -Wales. Technical Report · March 2013
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Trystan Watson; Cecile Charbonneau; Daniel Bryant; David Worsley. International Journal of Photoenergy, Volume 2012, 2012, Article number 637839. Acid treatment of titania pastes to create scattering layers in dye-sensitized solar cells
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Matthew Carnie; Daniel Bryant; Trystan Watson; David Worsley. International Journal of Photoenergy, Volume 2012, 2012, Article number 524590. Photocatalytic oxidation of triiodide in UVA-exposed dye-sensitized solar cells
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R.J. Sutton, E. Jewell, J. Elvins, S. Casey, J.R. Searle The optimisation of sat impregnated matrices as potential thermochemical storage materials
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