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Publications:  Dr Colin Crick

Upton RL, Crick CR(2020). Pigmented self-cleaning coatings with enhanced UV resilience via the limitation of photocatalytic activity and its effects. Molecular Systems Design && Engineering vol. 5, (4) 876-881.
Upton RL, Davies-Manifold Z, Marcello M, Arnold K, Crick CR(2020). A general formulation approach for the fabrication of water repellent materials: How composition can impact resilience and functionality. Molecular Systems Design and Engineering vol. 5, (2) 477-483.
Mehanna YA, Upton RL, Crick CR(2019). Highly rough surface coatings via the ambient temperature deposition of thermosetting polymers. Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 7, (13) 7333-7337.
Xu H, Crick CR, Poole RJ(2018). Evaluating the resilience of superhydrophobic materials using the slip-length concept. Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 6, (10) 4458-4465.
Peveler WJ, Noimark S, Al-Azawi H, Hwang GB, Crick CR, Allan E, Edel JB, Ivanov AP et al.(2018). Covalently Attached Antimicrobial Surfaces Using BODIPY: Improving Efficiency and Effectiveness. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces vol. 10, (1) 98-104.
Crick CR, Albella P, Kim HJ, Ivanov AP, Kim KB, Maier SA, Edel JB(2017). Low-Noise Plasmonic Nanopore Biosensors for Single Molecule Detection at Elevated Temperatures. ACS Photonics vol. 4, (11) 2835-2842.
Pitchford WH, Crick CR, Kim HJ, Ivanov AP, Kim HM, Yu JS, Albrecht T, Kim KB et al.(2017). Low Noise Nanopore Platforms Optimised for the Synchronised Optical and Electrical Detection of Biomolecules. RSC Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, vol. 2017-January,
Crick CR, Noimark S, Peveler WJ, Bear JC, Ivanov AP, Edel JB, Parkin IP(2016). Advanced compositional analysis of Nanoparticle-polymer composites using direct fluorescence imaging. Journal of Visualized Experiments vol. 2016, (113)
Freedman KJ, Crick CR, Albella P, Barik A, Ivanov AP, Maier SA, Oh SH, Edel JB(2016). On-Demand Surface-And Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Using Dielectrophoretic Trapping and Nanopore Sensing. ACS Photonics vol. 3, (6) 1036-1044.
Gao J, Uribe-Romo FJ, Saathoff JD, Arslan H, Crick CR, Hein SJ, Itin B, Clancy P et al.(2016). Ambipolar Transport in Solution-Synthesized Graphene Nanoribbons. ACS Nano vol. 10, (4) 4847-4856.
Turek VA, Francescato Y, Cadinu P, Crick CR, Elliott L, Chen Y, Urland V, Ivanov AP et al.(2016). Self-Assembled Spherical Supercluster Metamaterials from Nanoscale Building Blocks. ACS Photonics vol. 3, (1) 35-42.
Ozkan E, Crick CC, Taylor A, Allan E, Parkin IP(2016). Copper-based water repellent and antibacterial coatings by aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition. Chemical Science vol. 7, (8) 5126-5131.
Crick CR, Ozkan FT, Parkin IP(2015). Fabrication of optimized oil-water separation devices through the targeted treatment of silica meshes. Science and Technology of Advanced Materials vol. 16, (5)
Crick CR, Sze JYY, Rosillo-Lopez M, Salzmann CG, Edel JB(2015). Selectively Sized Graphene-Based Nanopores for in Situ Single Molecule Sensing. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces vol. 7, (32) 18188-18194.
Lu Y, Sathasivam S, Song J, Crick CR, Carmalt CJ, Parkin IP(2015). Robust self-cleaning surfaces that function when exposed to either air or oil. Science vol. 347, (6226) 1132-1135.
Clough MT, Crick CR, Gräsvik J, Hunt PA, Niedermeyer H, Welton T, Whitaker OP(2015). A physicochemical investigation of ionic liquid mixtures. Chemical Science vol. 6, (2) 1101-1114.
Crick CR, Albella P, Ng B, Ivanov AP, Roschuk T, Cecchini MP, Bresme F, Maier SA et al.(2015). Precise attoliter temperature control of nanopore sensors using a nanoplasmonic bullseye. Nano Letters vol. 15, (1) 553-559.
Crick CR, Noimark S, Peveler WJ, Bear JC, Ivanov AP, Edel JB, Parkin IP(2015). Advanced analysis of nanoparticle composites-a means toward increasing the efficiency of functional materials. RSC Advances vol. 5, (66) 53789-53795.
Crick CR, Bhachu DS, Parkin IP(2014). Superhydrophobic silica wool - A facile route to separating oil and hydrophobic solvents from water. Science and Technology of Advanced Materials vol. 15, (6)
Draper MC, Crick CR, Orlickaite V, Turek VA, Parkin IP, Edel JB(2013). Superhydrophobic surfaces as an on-chip microfluidic toolkit for total droplet control. Analytical Chemistry vol. 85, (11) 5405-5410.
Crick CR, Gibbins JA, Parkin IP(2013). Superhydrophobic polymer-coated copper-mesh; Membranes for highly efficient oil-water separation. Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 1, (19) 5943-5948.
Crick CR, Bear JC, Southern P, Parkin IP(2013). A general method for the incorporation of nanoparticles into superhydrophobic films by aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition. Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 1, (13) 4336-4344.
Crick CR, Parkin IP(2013). Relationship between surface hydrophobicity and water bounces-a dynamic method for accessing surface hydrophobicity. Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 1, (3) 799-804.
Crick CR, Bear JC, Kafizas A, Parkin IP(2012). Superhydrophobic photocatalytic surfaces through direct incorporation of titania nanoparticles into a polymer matrix by aerosol assisted chemical vapor deposition. Advanced Materials vol. 24, (26) 3505-3508.
Crick CR, Parkin IP(2011). Water droplet bouncing-a definition for superhydrophobic surfaces. Chemical Communications vol. 47, (44) 12059-12061.
Crick CR, Parkin IP(2011). CVD of copper and copper oxide thin films via the in situ reduction of copper(ii) nitrate - A route to conformal superhydrophobic coatings. Journal of Materials Chemistry vol. 21, (38) 14712-14716.
Crick CR, Clausen-Thue V, Parkin IP (2011). Aerosol assisted depositions of polymers using an atomiser delivery system. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. vol. 11, 8358-8362.
Crick CR, Parkin IP(2011). Superhydrophobic silica films on glass formed by hydrolysis of an acidic aerosol of tetraethylorthosilicate. Journal of Materials Chemistry vol. 21, (25) 9362-9366.
Crick CR, Ismail S, Pratten J, Parkin IP(2011). An investigation into bacterial attachment to an elastomeric superhydrophobic surface prepared via aerosol assisted deposition. Thin Solid Films vol. 519, (11) 3722-3727.
Crick CR, Parkin IP(2011). Aerosol assisted deposition of melamine-formaldehyde resin: Hydrophobic thin films from a hydrophilic material. Thin Solid Films vol. 519, (7) 2181-2186.
Kafizas A, Crick C, Parkin IP(2010). The combinatorial atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition (cAPCVD) of a gradating substitutional/interstitial N-doped anatase TiO <inf>2</inf> thin-film; UVA and visible light photocatalytic activities. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry vol. 216, (2-3) 156-166.
Crick CR, Parkin IP(2010). Superhydrophobic polymer films via aerosol assisted deposition - Taking a leaf out of nature's book. Thin Solid Films vol. 518, (15) 4328-4335.
Crick CR, Parkin IP(2010). Preparation and characterisation of super-hydrophobic surfaces. Chemistry - A European Journal vol. 16, (12) 3568-3588.
Crick CR, Parkin IP(2009). A single step route to superhydrophobic surfaces through aerosol assisted deposition of rough polymer surfaces: Duplicating the lotus effect. Journal of Materials Chemistry vol. 19, (8) 1074-1076.
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