NEXUS Publications

Below you can find links to publications by the NEXUS team. If you are interested in papers published by NEXUS users then these can be found on our NEXUS User Publications page.

NEXUS Originated Research and Data

  1. Cumpson, P.J, Portoles, J F, Sano, N, Observations on X-ray enhanced sputter rates in argon cluster ion sputter depth profiling of polymers, Surf. Interface. Anal. (2012) doi: 10.1002/sia.519
  2. Cumpson, P.J, Portoles, J F, Sano, N, Material dependence of argon cluster ion sputter yield in polymers: Method and measurements of relative sputter yields for 19 polymers, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. (2013) A 31, 020605 link to pdf
  3. Cumpson, P.J, Sano, N, Stability of reference masses V: UV/ozone treatment of gold and platinum surfaces, Metrologia (2013) link to article
  4. Cumpson, P.J, Portoles, J F, Sano, N and Barlow, A,J, X-ray enhanced sputter rates in argon cluster ion sputter-depth profiling of polymers, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 31, 021208 (2013) link to pdf
  5. Cumpson, P.J, Portoles, J F, Sano, N, Barlow, A,J, Birch, M, Depth profiling organic/inorganic interfaces by argon gas cluster ion beams: sputter yield data for biomaterials, in-vitro diagnostic and implant
    SIA Sept 2013, DOI 10.1002/sia.5333 link to website
  6. Cumpson, P.J, Portoles, J F, Sano, N, Barlow, A,J, Accurate argon cluster-ion sputter yields: Measured yields and effect of the sputter threshold in practical depth-profiling by x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and secondary ion mass spectrometry, J. Appl. Phys. 114, 124313 (2013); doi: 10.1063/1.4823815 Link to article
  7. Cumpson, P.J., Portoles, J.F., Sano, N., and Barlow, A.J. Stability of reference masses: VI. Mercury and carbonaceous contamination on platinum weights manufactured at a similar time as the international and national prototype kilograms
    Metrologia 50, 518 (2013) DOI: 10.1088/0026-1394/50/5/518
  8. Cumpson, P.J., Sano, N., Barlow, A.J., and Portoles, J.F. Stability of reference masses: VII. Cleaning methods in air and vacuum applied to a platinum mass standard similar to the international and national kilogram prototypes
    Metrologia 50, 532 (2013), DOI: 10.1088/0026-1394/50/5/532
  9. Barlow, A.J., Portoles, J.F. and Cumpson, P.J. Observed damage during Argon gas cluster depth profiles of compound semiconductors J. Appl. Phys. 116, 054908 (2014) DOI: 10.1063/1.4892097. Link to pdf
  10. Sano, N, Cumpson, P.J., Cwiertnia, E., Perry, J.J. and Singer, B.W. Multivariate analysis studies of the ageing effect for artist's oil paints containing modern organic pigments, Surf. Interface Anal. ECASIA special issue (2014), DOI: 10.1002/sia.5467

Major Collaborations

  1. Abdessamad Y A, Neil Young, Naoko Sano, Hamid A. Merchant, Deng-Guang Yu, Nicholas P Chatterton & Gareth R Williams, Pulsatile drug release from electrospun poly(ehtylene oxide)- sodium alginate blend nanofibres, J Mat Chem B DOI:10.1039/c3tb21605e link to article
  2. Adam S hayward, Naoko Sano, Stefan A Przyborski, Neil R Cameron, Acrylic Acid Functionlaised PolyHIPE Scaffolds for use in 3D cell culture, DOI: 10.1002/marc.201300709 link to article
  3. Adam S Hayward, Ahmed M Eissa, Daniel J Maltman, Naoko Sano, Stefan A Przyborski & Neil R Cameron, Galactose Functionlaized PolyHIPE Scaffolds for use in routine three dimensional culture of Mammalian Hepatocytes, Hayward Biomacromolecules 2013, 14, 4271-4277 link to article