Publications – Dr. Gillian Collins

  1. O’Dwyer, C., McSweeney, W., Collins, G. ‘Quantum confined intense red luminescence from large area monolithic arrays of mesoporous and nanocrystal-decorated silicon nanowires for luminescent devices’. ECS J. Solid State Sci. Technol. 2015, 5, 1, R3059-R3066.

◙ Invited Paper to Focus Issue on Novel Applications of Luminescent Optical Materials

  1. *Collins G. McCarty, K, Holmes, J. D.  ‘Controlling alloy formation and optical properties by galvanic replacement of sub-20 nm silver nanoparticles in organic media’ CrystEngComm.,2015 17, 6999.

◙ Invited Paper to Special Issue on Design and Understanding of Solid-State and Crystalline Materials

  1. Hinde, C. S.; Van Aswegen, S.; Collins, G.; Holmes, J. D.; Hor, T. S. A.; Raja. R. Elucidating Structure-Property Relationships in the Design of Metal Nanoparticle Catalysts for the Activation of Molecular Oxygen. ACS Catal. 2015 , 5, 3807–3816
  2. *Collins, G., Holmes, J. D.; Aureau, D.; Etchberry, A. O’Dwyer, C; Germanium Oxide Removal by Citric Acid and Thiol Passivation from Citric Acid-Terminated Ge(100)’ Langmuir, 2014, 30, 14123.
  3. *Collins, G.; Schmidt, M.; O’Dwyer, C.; Holmes, J. D.; McGlacken, G. P. ‘The Origin of Shape Sensitivity in Palladium-Catalysed Suzuki-Miyaura Cross Coupling Reactions.’ Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 4142.
  4. *Collins, G.; Schmidt, M.; McGlacken, G. P.; O’Dwyer, C.; Holmes, J. D ‘Enhanced Catalytic Activity of High Index Faceted Palladium Nanoparticles in Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling due to Efficient Leaching Mechanism’ ACS Catal. 2014, 4, 3105.
  5. *Collins, G.; Schmidt, M.; McGlacken, G. P.; O’Dwyer, C.; Holmes, J. D., ‘Stability, oxidation and shape evolution of PVP-capped Pd nanocrystals.’ J. Chem. C, 2014, 118, (12), 6522.
  6. *Collins, G.; Blömker, M.; Osiak M.; Holmes, J. D.; Bredol, M.; O’Dwyer, C. ‘Macroporous 3-Dimensionally Ordered Tin Dioxide Inverse Opals and Immobilization of Pd Nanoparticles for Catalytic Applications.’ Mater. 2013,25 (21), 4312–4320.

◙ Highlighted by Nature Materials 2013, Vol 12, pp 1080

  1. *Collins, G.; O’Dwyer, C.; Morris, M. M.; Holmes, J. D. ‘Palladium-Catalyzed Coupling Reactions for the Functionalization of Si Surfaces: Superior Stability of Alkenyl Monolayers.[5, 6]’ Langmuir, 201329(38), 11950–11958.
  2. Hinde, C. S.; Van Aswegen, S.; Collins, ; Holmes, J. D.; Hor, T. S. A.; Raja. R. ‘Probing the Origins of in situ Generated Nanoparticles as Sustainable Oxidation Catalysts.’ Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 12600.
  3. Koleśnik-Gray, M.; T. Lutz, Collins, G.; Biswas, S.; Holmes, J. D.; Krstic, V. ‘Contact Resistivity and Suppression of Fermi Level Pinning in Side-Contacted Germanium Nanowires’. Phys. Lett. 2013, 103, 153101.
  4. Glynn, C.; Thompson, D.; Paez, J.; Collins, G.; Benavente, E.; Lavayen, V.; Yutronic, N.; Holmes, J. D.; Gonzalez, G.; O’Dwyer, C. ‘Large Directional Conductivity Change in Chemically Stable Layered Thin Films of Vanadium Oxide and a 1D Metal Complex.’  Mater. Chem. C. 2013, 1, 5675-5684.
  5. *Collins, G.; Holmes, J. D. ‘Chemical Functionalisation of Silicon and Germanium Nanowires.’ Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 1052. 21, 11052-11069.

◙ Invited Review Article

  1. *Collins, G.; Fleming, P.; Boland, J.; O’Dwyer, C.; Morris, M.; Holmes, J. D. ‘Organic Functionalisation of Ge Nanowires by the Decomposition of Aryldiazonium salts’. Mater. 2011, 23, 1883.
  2. Beni, V.; Collins, G.; Arrigan, D. ‘Investigation into the Voltammetric Behaviour and Detection of Selenium(IV) at Metal Electrodes in Diverse Electrolyte Media.’ Chim. Acta, 2011, 699 (2), 127-33.
  3. *Collins, G.; Fleming, P.; O’Dwyer, C.; Boland, J.; Morris M.; Holmes, J. D. ‘Alkane and Alkanethiol Functionalisation of Halogen Terminated Ge Nanowires’. Mater, 2010, 22 (23), 6370–6377.
  4. *Collins, G.; M. Koleśnik, M., Krstic, V.; Holmes, J. D. ‘Synthesis of Ge Nanowires from Fluorothiolate Stabilised Gold Nanoparticles in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide’. Mater. 2010, 22 (18), 5235–5243.
  5. Wu, X.; Kulkarni, J.; Collins, G.; Petkov, N.; Almecija, D.; Boland, J.; Erts, D.; Holmes, J. D. ‘Synthesis and Electrical and Mechanical Properties of Silicon and Germanium Nanowires.’ Mater., 2008, 20 (19), 5954–5967.

Conference Papers

  1. Carroll, E., Buckley, D. P., Collins, G., Holmes, J. D., Razeeb, K. M. & O’Dwyer, C. Paintable Films from Chemically Exfoliated 2D Bismuth Telluride Nanosheets. ECS Trans. 2015, 64, 1-11.
  2. *Collins, G.; O’Dwyer, C.; Holmes, J. D. Colloidal Palladium Nanoparticles versus Commercial Palladium Catalysts for Suzuki Cross Coupling Reactions – The Influence of Surface Functionalization. TechConnect 2015.
  3. Geaney, H.; Collins, G.; Glynn, C.; Holmes, J. D.; O’Dwyer, C. ‘Palladium Nanoparticles as Catalysts for Li-O2 Battery Cathodes’, ECS Trans., 2014, 58, (12) 21.
  4. *Collins, G.; O’Dwyer, C.; Morris, M.; Holmes, J. D. ‘Functionalisation of Germanium Nanowires’, ECS Trans., 2011, 35 (8), 89.