Professor Richard David Tilley

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Director Electron Microscope Unit

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Professor Richard Tilley is the Director of Electron Microscope Unit at UNSW. His research is focused on the solution synthesis of nanoparticles and quantum dots for applications ranging from catalysis to biomedical imaging. He did his PhD in the Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK, after which he was a Postdoctoral Fellow for two years at the Toshiba basic R&D Center, Japan. A native of the UK, he graduated with a Masters of Chemistry from Oxford University, UK.

My Research Activities

Research Interests

Research into the synthesis of nanoparticles with a range of applications including MRI contrast agents, catalysts and solar cells. Characterization of nanoparticle sizes, shapes, cryst


Conference Papers

Roy M;Sarwat S;O'Mara P;Almaimani M;Tilley R;Gooding J;Willcox M;Stapleton F, 2018, 'Imaging of tear film lipids using quantum dots', in Optics InfoBase Conference Papers,
Cheng X;McVey BF P;Robinson AB;Longatte G;O'Mara PB;Tan VT G;Thordarson P;Tilley RD;Gaus K;Gooding JJ, 2017, 'Colloidal silicon quantum dots: From preparation to the modification of self-assembled monolayers for bioimaging and sensing applications', in Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE,
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Lim TH;Teh GB;Tilley RD, 2016, 'Synthesis and characterization of highly crystalline zinc phosphide nanoparticles', in Key Engineering Materials, pp. 3 - 7,
Sivasubramaniam S;Faramus A;Tilley RD;Alkaisi MM, 2014, 'Performance enhancement in silicon solar cell by inverted nanopyramid texturing and silicon quantum dots coating', in Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy,
Beal JH L;Etchegoin PG;Tilley RD, 2012, 'Synthesis and characterisation of magnetic iron sulfide nanocrystals', in Journal of Solid State Chemistry, pp. 57 - 62,
Fujoka K;Hanada S;Kanaya F;Hoshino A;Sato K;Yokosuka S;Takigami Y;Hirakuri K;Shiohara A;Tilley RD;Manabe N;Yamamoto K;Manome Y, 2011, 'Toxicity test: Fluorescent silicon nanoparticles', in Journal of Physics: Conference Series,
Edgar K;Hendy S;Tilley R, 2010, 'Metal nanoparticles as catalysts for carbon nanotube synthesis at low reaction temperatures', in ICONN 2010 - Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, pp. 136 - 139,
Walker BG;Hendy SC;Tilley RD, 2009, 'Density functional studies of surface functionalization in semiconductor quantum dots', in AIP Conference Proceedings, pp. 98 - 101,
Edgar K;Hendy SC;Spencer JL;Tilley RD, 2009, 'The synthesis of carbon nanotubes from metal nanoparticles', in AIP Conference Proceedings, pp. 145 - 148,
Fujioka K;Hoshino A;Manabe N;Futamura Y;Tilley R;Yamamoto K, 2007, 'Silicon nanocrystals as handy biomarkers', in Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE,
Kendrick CE;Tilley R;Kobayashi M;Reeves RJ;Durbin SM, 2006, 'Electroluminescence from single 3D GaN nanowire grown by self-catalytic molecular beam epitaxy', in Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, pp. 270 - 275
Walker B;Hendy S;Tilley RD, 2006, 'Ab-initio studies of functionalized semiconductor quantum dots', in Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, ICONN, pp. 649 - 652,
Warner JH;Hoshino A;Shiohara A;Yamamoto K;Tilley RD, 2006, 'The synthesis of silicon and germanium quantum dots for biomedical applications', in Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE,
Kendrick CE;Carder D;Miller P;Reeves RJ;Tilley R;Durbin SM, 2006, 'Nitride and oxide based nanowires grown by plasma-assisted molecular beam epitaxy', in Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, pp. 35 - 40
Warner JH;Tilley RD, 2006, 'Photonics of silicon nanocrystals', in Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering,
Warner JH;Hoshino A;Yamamoto K;Tilley RD, 2005, 'The synthesis of silicon nanoparticles for biomedical applications', in Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, pp. 52 - 59,
Tilley R;Saito S;Mastui I, 2003, 'The preparation of large scale monolayers of gold nanoparticles on modified silicon substrates using a controlled pulling method', in Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings, pp. 301 - 306

Journal articles

Poerwoprajitno AR;Gloag L;Benedetti TM;Cheong S;Watt J;Huber DL;Gooding JJ;Tilley RD, 2019, 'Formation of Branched Ruthenium Nanoparticles for Improved Electrocatalysis of Oxygen Evolution Reaction', Small, vol. 15,
Zhang Q;Webster RF;Cheong S;Tilley RD;Lu X;Amal R, 2019, 'Ultrathin Fe-N-C Nanosheets Coordinated Fe-Doped CoNi Alloy Nanoparticles for Electrochemical Water Splitting', Particle and Particle Systems Characterization, vol. 36,
Sliow A;Ma Z;Gargiulo G;Mahns D;Mawad D;Breen P;Stoodley M;Houang J;Kuchel R;Tettamanzi GC;Tilley RD;Frost SJ;Morley J;Longo L;Lauto A, 2019, 'Stimulation and Repair of Peripheral Nerves Using Bioadhesive Graft-Antenna', Advanced Science,
Plan Sangnier A;Aufaure R;Cheong S;Motte L;Palpant B;Tilley RD;Guenin E;Wilhelm C;Lalatonne Y, 2019, 'Raspberry-like small multicore gold nanostructures for efficient photothermal conversion in the first and second near-infrared windows', Chemical Communications, vol. 55, pp. 4055 - 4058,
Binding SC;Pernik I;Goncales VR;Wong CM;Webster RF;Cheong S;Tilley RD;Garcia-Bennett AE;Gooding JJ;Messerle BA, 2019, 'Simultaneous Functionalization of Carbon Surfaces with Rhodium and Iridium Organometallic Complexes: Hybrid Bimetallic Catalysts for Hydroamination', Organometallics, vol. 38, pp. 780 - 787,
Lian J;Yang Y;Wang W;Parker SG;Gonçales VR;Tilley RD;Gooding JJ, 2019, 'Amorphous silicon on indium tin oxide: a transparent electrode for simultaneous light activated electrochemistry and optical microscopy', Chemical Communications, vol. 55, pp. 123 - 126,
Wu Y;Tilley RD;Gooding JJ, 2019, 'Challenges and Solutions in Developing Ultrasensitive Biosensors', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 141, pp. 1162 - 1170,
Gloag L;Benedetti TM;Cheong S;Webster RF;Marjo CE;Gooding JJ;Tilley RD, 2018, 'Pd-Ru core-shell nanoparticles with tunable shell thickness for active and stable oxygen evolution performance', Nanoscale, vol. 10, pp. 15173 - 15177,
Gloag L;Benedetti TM;Cheong S;Marjo CE;Gooding JJ;Tilley RD, 2018, 'Cubic-Core Hexagonal-Branch Mechanism to Synthesize Bimetallic Branched and Faceted Pd-Ru Nanoparticles for Oxygen Evolution Reaction Electrocatalysis', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 140, pp. 12760 - 12764,
Benedetti TM;Andronescu C;Cheong S;Wilde P;Wordsworth J;Kientz M;Tilley RD;Schuhmann W;Gooding JJ, 2018, 'Electrocatalytic Nanoparticles That Mimic the Three-Dimensional Geometric Architecture of Enzymes: Nanozymes', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 140, pp. 13449 - 13455,
Hu HL;Pham A;Tilley R;Zeng R;Tan TT;Kong CH;Webster R;Wang D;Li S, 2018, 'Largely Enhanced Mobility in Trilayered LaAlO 3 /SrTiO 3 /LaAlO 3 Heterostructures', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 10, pp. 20950 - 20958,
Gloag L;Benedetti TM;Cheong S;Li Y;Chan XH;Lacroix LM;Chang SL Y;Arenal R;Florea I;Barron H;Barnard AS;Henning AM;Zhao C;Schuhmann W;Gooding JJ;Tilley RD, 2018, 'Three-Dimensional Branched and Faceted Gold–Ruthenium Nanoparticles: Using Nanostructure to Improve Stability in Oxygen Evolution Electrocatalysis', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, vol. 57, pp. 10241 - 10245,
Suryanto BH R;Fang T;Cheong S;Tilley RD;Zhao C, 2018, 'From the inside-out: Leached metal impurities in multiwall carbon nanotubes for purification or electrocatalysis', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 6, pp. 4686 - 4694,
Tavallaie R;McCarroll J;Le Grand M;Ariotti N;Schuhmann W;Bakker E;Tilley RD;Hibbert DB;Kavallaris M;Gooding JJ, 2018, 'Nucleic acid hybridization on an electrically reconfigurable network of gold-coated magnetic nanoparticles enables microRNA detection in blood', Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 13, pp. 1066 - 1071,
Sriram M;Markhali BP;Nicovich PR;Bennett DT;Reece PJ;Brynn Hibbert D;Tilley RD;Gaus K;Vivekchand SR C;Gooding JJ, 2018, 'A rapid readout for many single plasmonic nanoparticles using dark-field microscopy and digital color analysis', Biosensors and Bioelectronics, vol. 117, pp. 530 - 536,
Silva SM;Tavallaie R;Gonçales VR;Utama RH;Kashi MB;Hibbert DB;Tilley RD;Gooding JJ, 2018, 'Dual Signaling DNA Electrochemistry: An Approach to Understand DNA Interfaces', Langmuir, vol. 34, pp. 1249 - 1255,
Cong VT;Gaus K;Tilley RD;Gooding JJ, 2018, 'Rod-shaped mesoporous silica nanoparticles for nanomedicine: recent progress and perspectives', Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery, vol. 15, pp. 881 - 892,
Kelly CH W;Benedetti TM;Alinezhad A;Schuhmann W;Gooding JJ;Tilley RD, 2018, 'Understanding the Effect of Au in Au-Pd Bimetallic Nanocrystals on the Electrocatalysis of the Methanol Oxidation Reaction', Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 122, pp. 21718 - 21723,
McVey BF P;König D;Cheng X;O'Mara PB;Seal P;Tan X;Tahini HA;Smith SC;Gooding JJ;Tilley RD, 2018, 'Synthesis, optical properties and theoretical modelling of discrete emitting states in doped silicon nanocrystals for bioimaging', Nanoscale, vol. 10, pp. 15600 - 15607,
Zhang Y;Ingham B;Cheong S;Ariotti N;Tilley RD;Naffa R;Holmes G;Clarke DJ;Prabakar S, 2018, 'Real-Time Synchrotron Small-Angle X-ray Scattering Studies of Collagen Structure during Leather Processing', Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, vol. 57, pp. 63 - 69,
McGrath AJ;Cheong S;Henning AM;Gooding JJ;Tilley RD, 2017, 'Size and shape evolution of highly magnetic iron nanoparticles from successive growth reactions', Chemical Communications, vol. 53, pp. 11548 - 11551,
McVey BF P;O'Mara PB;McGrath AJ;Faramus A;Yasarapudi VB;Gonçales VR;Tan VT G;Schmidt TW;Gooding JJ;Tilley RD, 2017, 'Role of Surface Capping Molecule Polarity on the Optical Properties of Solution Synthesized Germanium Nanocrystals', Langmuir, vol. 33, pp. 8790 - 8798,
Presley K;Hwang J;Cheong S;Tilley R;Collins J;Viapiano M;Lannutti J, 2017, 'Nanoscale upconversion for oxygen sensing', Materials Science and Engineering C, vol. 70, pp. 76 - 84,
Yee EM H;Hook JM;Bhadbhade MM;Vittorio O;Kuchel RP;Brandl MB;Tilley RD;Black DS C;Kumar N, 2017, 'Preparation, characterization and in vitro biological evaluation of (1:2) phenoxodiol-β-cyclodextrin complex', Carbohydrate Polymers, vol. 165, pp. 444 - 454,
McVey BF P;Prabakar S;Gooding JJ;Tilley RD, 2017, 'Solution Synthesis, Surface Passivation, Optical Properties, Biomedical Applications, and Cytotoxicity of Silicon and Germanium Nanocrystals', ChemPlusChem, vol. 82, pp. 60 - 73,
Cheng X;McVey BF P;Robinson AB;Longatte G;O'Mara PB;Tan VT G;Thordarson P;Tilley RD;Gaus K;Justin Gooding J, 2017, 'Protease sensing using nontoxic silicon quantum dots', Journal of Biomedical Optics, vol. 22,
McGrath AJ;Dolan C;Cheong S;Herman DA J;Naysmith B;Zong F;Galvosas P;Farrand KJ;Hermans IF;Brimble M;Williams DE;Jin J;Tilley RD, 2017, 'Stability of polyelectrolyte-coated iron nanoparticles for T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging', Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, vol. 439, pp. 251 - 258,
Barron H;Opletal G;Tilley R;Barnard AS, 2017, 'Predicting the role of seed morphology in the evolution of anisotropic nanocatalysts', Nanoscale, vol. 9, pp. 1502 - 1510,
Barron H;Opletal G;Tilley RD;Barnard AS, 2016, 'Dynamic evolution of specific catalytic sites on Pt nanoparticles', Catalysis Science and Technology, vol. 6, pp. 144 - 151,
Tilley RD;Gooding JJ, 2016, 'Electrocatalysis: Understanding platinum migration', Nature Energy, vol. 1,
Presley KF;Cheong S;Cochran A;Tilley RD;Collins JE;Lannutti JJ, 2016, 'Upconverter-powered oxygen sensing in electrospun polymeric bilayers', Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, vol. 235, pp. 197 - 205,
Miller HA;Bellini M;Vizza F;Hasenöhrl C;Tilley RD, 2016, 'Carbon supported Au-Pd core-shell nanoparticles for hydrogen production by alcohol electroreforming', Catalysis Science and Technology, vol. 6, pp. 6870 - 6878,
Gonçales VR;Wu Y;Gupta B;Parker SG;Yang Y;Ciampi S;Tilley R;Gooding JJ, 2016, 'Stability of Chemically Passivated Silicon Electrodes in Aqueous Solutions: Interplay between Bias Voltage and Hydration of the Electrolyte', Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 120, pp. 15941 - 15948,
Moraes Silva S;Tavallaie R;Sandiford L;Tilley RD;Gooding JJ, 2016, 'Gold coated magnetic nanoparticles: From preparation to surface modification for analytical and biomedical applications', Chemical Communications, vol. 52, pp. 7528 - 7540,
Graham L;Collins G;Holmes JD;Tilley RD, 2016, 'Synthesis and catalytic properties of highly branched palladium nanostructures using seeded growth', Nanoscale, vol. 8, pp. 2867 - 2874,
Teh GB;Tilley RD, 2016, 'Structural and magnetic studies of Co–Ti-substituted magnetoplumbite-type (M-type) strontium ferrites by sol–gel method', Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, vol. 77, pp. 306 - 314,
Lian J;Agban Y;Cheong S;Kuchel RP;Raudsepp A;Williams MA K;Rupenthal ID;Henning A;Tilley RD;Holmes G;Prabakar S, 2016, 'ZnO/PVP nanoparticles induce gelation in type i collagen', European Polymer Journal, vol. 75, pp. 399 - 405,
Wu Y;Kashi MB;Yang Y;Gonçales VR;Ciampi S;Tilley RD;Gooding JJ, 2016, 'Light-activated electrochemistry on alkyne-terminated Si(100) surfaces towards solution-based redox probes', Electrochimica Acta, vol. 213, pp. 540 - 546,
Frost SJ;Mawad D;Higgins MJ;Ruprai H;Kuchel R;Tilley RD;Myers S;Hook JM;Lauto A, 2016, 'Gecko-inspired chitosan adhesive for tissue repair', NPG ASIA MATERIALS, vol. 8,
Papst S;Brimble MA;Evans CW;Verdon DJ;Feisst V;Dunbar PR;Tilley RD;Williams DE, 2015, 'Cell-targeted platinum nanoparticles and nanoparticle clusters', Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, vol. 13, pp. 6567 - 6572,
Herman DA J;Cheong-Tilley S;McGrath AJ;McVey BF P;Lein M;Tilley RD, 2015, 'How to choose a precursor for decomposition solution-phase synthesis: The case of iron nanoparticles', Nanoscale, vol. 7, pp. 5951 - 5954,
McGrath AJ;Chien YH;Cheong S;Herman DA J;Watt J;Henning AM;Gloag L;Yeh CS;Tilley RD, 2015, 'Gold over Branched Palladium Nanostructures for Photothermal Cancer Therapy', ACS Nano, vol. 9, pp. 12283 - 12291,
McVey BF P;Butkus J;Halpert JE;Hodgkiss JM;Tilley RD, 2015, 'Solution synthesis and optical properties of transition-metal-doped silicon nanocrystals', Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, vol. 6, pp. 1573 - 1576,
Teh GB;Tilley RD, 2015, 'Structural and magnetic studies of Co–Ti-substituted magnetoplumbite-type (M-type) strontium ferrites by sol–gel method', Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology,
Wang X;Tilley RD;Watkins JJ, 2014, 'Simple ligand exchange reactions enabling excellent dispersibility and stability of magnetic nanoparticles in polar organic, aromatic, and protic solvents', Langmuir, vol. 30, pp. 1514 - 1521,
Travas-Sejdic J;Tilley R, 2014, 'Editorial', International Journal of Nanotechnology, vol. 11, pp. 387 - 388
Pang L;Farkas K;Bennett G;Varsani A;Easingwood R;Tilley R;Nowostawska U;Lin S, 2014, 'Mimicking filtration and transport of rotavirus and adenovirus in sand media using DNA-labeled, protein-coated silica nanoparticles', Water Research, vol. 62,
McVey BF P;Tilley RD, 2014, 'Solution synthesis, optical properties, and Bioimaging applications of silicon nanocrystals', Accounts of Chemical Research, vol. 47, pp. 3045 - 3051,
Papst S;Brimble MA;Tilley RD;Williams DE, 2014, 'One-pot synthesis of functionalized noble metal nanoparticles using a rationally designed phosphopeptide', Particle and Particle Systems Characterization, vol. 31, pp. 971 - 975,
Teh GB;Wong YC;Tilley RD, 2014, 'Simultaneous Co(II)-Titanium(IV) substitution in magnetoplumbite-type barium ferrite nanoparticles', ASM Science Journal, vol. 8, pp. 21 - 28
Ferguson PM;Feindel KW;Slocombe A;MacKay M;Wignall T;Delahunt B;Tilley RD;Hermans IF, 2013, 'Strongly Magnetic Iron Nanoparticles Improve the Diagnosis of Small Tumours in the Reticuloendothelial System by Magnetic Resonance Imaging', PLoS ONE, vol. 8,
Dasog M;Yang Z;Regli S;Atkins TM;Faramus A;Singh MP;Muthuswamy E;Kauzlarich SM;Tilley RD;Veinot JG C, 2013, 'Chemical insight into the origin of red and blue photoluminescence arising from freestanding silicon nanocrystals', ACS Nano, vol. 7, pp. 2676 - 2685,
Ferguson PM;Slocombe A;Tilley RD;Hermans IF, 2013, 'Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Evaluate Dendritic Cell-Based Vaccination', PLoS ONE, vol. 8,
Siah WR;Lagrow AP;Banholzer MJ;Tilley RD, 2013, 'CdSe quantum dot growth on magnetic nickel nanoparticles', Crystal Growth and Design, vol. 13, pp. 2486 - 2492,
Deb-Choudhury S;Prabakar S;Krsinic G;Dyer JM;Tilley RD, 2013, 'Silicon and germanium nanoparticles with tailored surface chemistry as novel inorganic fiber brightening agents', Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol. 61, pp. 7188 - 7194,
Tilley RD;Cheong S, 2013, 'Nanomaterials: Earthworms lit with quantum dots', Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 8, pp. 6 - 7,
Watt J;Yu C;Chang SL Y;Cheong S;Tilley RD, 2013, 'Shape control from thermodynamic growth conditions: The case of HCP ruthenium hourglass nanocrystals', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 135, pp. 606 - 609,
Henning AM;Watt J;Miedziak PJ;Cheong S;Santonastaso M;Song M;Takeda Y;Kirkland AI;Taylor SH;Tilley RD, 2013, 'Gold-palladium core-shell nanocrystals with size and shape control optimized for catalytic performance', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, vol. 52, pp. 1477 - 1480,
Watt J;Cheong S;Tilley RD, 2013, 'How to control the shape of metal nanostructures in organic solution phase synthesis for plasmonics and catalysis', Nano Today, vol. 8, pp. 198 - 215,
Papst S;Cheong S;Banholzer MJ;Brimble MA;Williams DE;Tilley RD, 2013, 'One-pot synthesis of water soluble iron nanoparticles using rationally-designed peptides and ligand release', Chemical Communications, vol. 49, pp. 4540 - 4542,
Herman DA J;Cheong S;Banholzer MJ;Tilley RD, 2013, 'How hollow structures form from crystalline iron-iron oxide core-shell nanoparticles in the electron beam', Chemical Communications, vol. 49, pp. 6203 - 6205,
Cheong S;Graham L;Brett GL;Henning AM;Watt J;Miedziak PJ;Song M;Takeda Y;Taylor SH;Tilley RD, 2013, 'Au-Pd core-shell nanoparticles as alcohol oxidation catalysts: Effect of shape and composition', ChemSusChem, vol. 6, pp. 1858 - 1862,
Tilley RD;Cheong S, 2013, 'Earthworms lit with quantum dots', NATURE NANOTECHNOLOGY, vol. 8, pp. 6 - 7,
Shiba K;Tagaya M;Tilley RD;Hanagata N, 2013, 'Oxide-based inorganic/organic and nanoporous spherical particles: Synthesis and functional properties', Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, vol. 14,
Lagrow AP;Ingham B;Toney MF;Tilley RD, 2013, 'Effect of surfactant concentration and aggregation on the growth kinetics of nickel nanoparticles', Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 117, pp. 16709 - 16718,
Lagrow AP;Cheong S;Watt J;Ingham B;Toney MF;Jefferson DA;Tilley RD, 2013, 'Can polymorphism be used to form branched metal nanostructures?', Advanced Materials, vol. 25, pp. 1552 - 1556,
Peltier R;Siah WR;Williams GV M;Brimble MA;Tilley RD;Williams DE, 2012, 'Novel phosphopeptides as surface-active agents in iron nanoparticle synthesis', Australian Journal of Chemistry, vol. 65, pp. 680 - 685,
Lagrow AP;Ingham B;Cheong S;Williams GV M;Dotzler C;Toney MF;Jefferson DA;Corbos EC;Bishop PT;Cookson J;Tilley RD, 2012, 'Synthesis, alignment, and magnetic properties of monodisperse nickel nanocubes', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 134, pp. 855 - 858,
Cheong S;Ferguson P;Hermans IF;Jameson GN L;Prabakar S;Herman DA J;Tilley RD, 2012, 'Synthesis and stability of highly crystalline and stable iron/iron oxide core/shell nanoparticles for biomedical applications', ChemPlusChem, vol. 77, pp. 135 - 140,
Washington AL;Foley ME;Cheong S;Quffa L;Breshike CJ;Watt J;Tilley RD;Strouse GF, 2012, 'Ostwald's rule of stages and its role in CdSe quantum dot crystallization', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 134, pp. 17046 - 17052,
Shiohara A;Prabakar S;Faramus A;Hsu CY;Lai PS;Northcote PT;Tilley RD, 2011, 'Sized controlled synthesis, purification, and cell studies with silicon quantum dots', Nanoscale, vol. 3, pp. 3364 - 3370,
Ingham B;Lim TH;Dotzler CJ;Henning A;Toney MF;Tilley RD, 2011, 'How nanoparticles coalesce: An in situ study of Au nanoparticle aggregation and grain growth', Chemistry of Materials, vol. 23, pp. 3312 - 3317,
Teh GB;Wong YC;Tilley RD, 2011, 'Effect of annealing temperature on the structural, photoluminescence and magnetic properties of sol-gel derived magnetoplumbite-type (M-type) hexagonal strontium ferrite', Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, vol. 323, pp. 2318 - 2322,
Xu Y;Al-Salim N;Hodgkiss JM;Tilley RD, 2011, 'Solution synthesis and optical properties of SNTE nanocrystals', Crystal Growth and Design, vol. 11, pp. 2721 - 2723,
Edgar K;Hendy SC;Schebarchov D;Tilley RD, 2011, 'Reverse capillary action in carbon nanotubes: Sucking metal nanoparticles out of nanotubes', Small, vol. 7, pp. 737 - 740,
Edgar K;Tilley RD;Hendy SC;Schebarchov D, 2011, 'Healing and sealing carbon nanotubes - Growth and closure within a transmission electron microscope', Nanoscale, vol. 3, pp. 1493 - 1496,
Beal JH L;Prabakar S;Gaston N;The GB;Etchegoin PG;Williams G;Tilley RD, 2011, 'Synthesis and comparison of the magnetic properties of iron sulfide spinel and iron oxide spinel nanocrystals', Chemistry of Materials, vol. 23, pp. 2514 - 2517,
Prabakar S;Collins S;Northover B;Tilley RD, 2011, 'Colloidal synthesis of inorganic fullerene nanoparticles and hollow spheres of titanium disulfide', Chemical Communications, vol. 47, pp. 439 - 441,
Herman DA J;Ferguson P;Cheong S;Hermans IF;Ruck BJ;Allan KM;Prabakar S;Spencer JL;Lendrum CD;Tilley RD, 2011, 'Hot-injection synthesis of iron/iron oxide core/shell nanoparticles for T 2 contrast enhancement in magnetic resonance imaging', Chemical Communications, vol. 47, pp. 9221 - 9223,
Cheong S;Ferguson P;Feindel KW;Hermans IF;Callaghan PT;Meyer C;Slocombe A;Su CH;Cheng FY;Yeh CS;Ingham B;Toney MF;Tilley RD, 2011, 'Simple synthesis and functionalization of iron nanoparticles for magnetic resonance imaging', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, vol. 50, pp. 4206 - 4209,
Beal JH L;Etchegoin PG;Tilley RD, 2010, 'Transition metal polysulfide complexes as single-source precursors for metal sulfide nanocrystals', Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 114, pp. 3817 - 3821,
Wang HQ;Tilley RD;Nann T, 2010, 'Size and shape evolution of upconverting nanoparticles using microwave assisted synthesis', CrystEngComm, vol. 12, pp. 1993 - 1996,
Lim TH;Ingham B;Kamarudin KH;Etchegoin PG;Tilley RD, 2010, 'Solution synthesis of monodisperse indium nanoparticles and highly faceted indium polyhedra', Crystal Growth and Design, vol. 10, pp. 3854 - 3858,
Prabakar S;Shiohara A;Hanada S;Fujioka K;Yamamoto K;Tilley RD, 2010, 'Size controlled synthesis of germanium nanocrystals by hydride reducing agents and their biological applications', Chemistry of Materials, vol. 22, pp. 482 - 486,
Shiohara A;Hanada S;Prabakar S;Fujioka K;Lim TH;Yamamoto K;Northcote PT;Tilley RD, 2010, 'Chemical reactions on surface molecules attached to silicon quantum dots', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 132, pp. 248 - 253,
Watt J;Cheong S;Toney MF;Ingham B;Cookson J;Bishop PT;Tilley RD, 2010, 'Ultrafast growth of highly branched palladium nanostructures for catalysis', ACS Nano, vol. 4, pp. 396 - 402,
Cheong S;Watt JD;Tilley RD, 2010, 'Shape control of platinum and palladium nanoparticles for catalysis', Nanoscale, vol. 2, pp. 2045 - 2053,
Lim TH;McCarthy D;Hendy SC;Stevens KJ;Brown SA;Tilley RD, 2009, 'Real-Time TEM and kinetic monte carlo studies of the coalescence of decahedral gold nanoparticles', ACS Nano, vol. 3, pp. 3809 - 3813,
Prabakar S;Bumby CW;Tilley RD, 2009, 'Liquid-phase synthesis of flower-like and flake-like titanium disulfide nanostructures', Chemistry of Materials, vol. 21, pp. 1725 - 1730,
Watt J;Young N;Haigh S;Kirkland A;Tilley RD, 2009, 'Synthesis and structural characterization of branched palladium nanostructures', Advanced Materials, vol. 21, pp. 2288 - 2293,
Lim TH;Ravi S;Bumby CW;Etchegoin PG;Tilley RD, 2009, 'Synthesis, characterization and photoconductivity of highly crystalline InP nanowires prepared from solid hydrogen phosphide', Journal of Materials Chemistry, vol. 19, pp. 4852 - 4856,
Xu Y;Al-Salim N;Bumby CW;Tilley RD, 2009, 'Synthesis of SnS quantum dots', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 131, pp. 15990 - 15991,
Walker BG;Hendy SC;Tilley RD, 2009, 'Mixed Si-Ge nanoparticle quantum dots: A density functional theory study', European Physical Journal B, vol. 72, pp. 193 - 201,
Teh GB;Saravanan N;Tilley RD;Ramesh S;Lim YS, 2009, 'Colloidal synthesis of silicon nanocrystals via inverse micelles microemulsion', Zeitschrift fur Physikalische Chemie, vol. 223, pp. 1417 - 1426,
Cheong S;Watt J;Ingham B;Toney MF;Tilley RD, 2009, 'In situ and ex situ studies of platinum nanocrystals: Growth and evolution in solution', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 131, pp. 14590 - 14595,
Fujioka K;Hiruoka M;Sato K;Manabe N;Miyasaka R;Hanada S;Hoshino A;Tilley RD;Manome Y;Hirakuri K;Yamamoto K, 2008, 'Luminescent passive-oxidized silicon quantum dots as biological staining labels and their cytotoxicity effects at high concentration', Nanotechnology, vol. 19,
Walker BG;Hendy SC;Gebauer R;Tilley RD, 2008, 'Application of Lanczos-based time-dependent density-functional theory approach to semiconductor nanoparticle quantum dots', European Physical Journal B, vol. 66, pp. 7 - 15,
Zhang L;Peng H;Kilmartin PA;Soeller C;Tilley R;Travas-Sejdic J, 2008, 'Self-assembled hollow polyaniline/Au nanospheres obtained by a one-step synthesis', Macromolecular Rapid Communications, vol. 29, pp. 598 - 603,
Ren J;Tilley RD, 2007, 'Preparation, self-assembly, and mechanistic study of highly monodispersed nanocubes', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 129, pp. 3287 - 3291,
Al-Salim N;Young AG;Tilley RD;McQuillan AJ;Xia J, 2007, 'Synthesis of CdSeS nanocrystals in coordinating and noncoordinating solvents: Solvent's role in evolution of the optical and structural properties', Chemistry of Materials, vol. 19, pp. 5185 - 5193,
Ren J;Tilley RD, 2007, 'Shape-controlled growth of platinum nanoparticles', Small, vol. 3, pp. 1508 - 1512,
Warner JH;Djouahra S;Tilley RD, 2006, 'Controlled formation of 3D CdS nanocrystal superlattices in solution', Nanotechnology, vol. 17, pp. 3035 - 3038,
Tilley RD;Yamamoto K, 2006, 'The microemulsion synthesis of hydrophobic and hydrophilic silicon nanocrystals', Advanced Materials, vol. 18, pp. 2053 - 2056,
Warner JH;Tilley RD, 2006, 'Synthesis of water-soluble photoluminescent germanium nanocrystals', Nanotechnology, vol. 17, pp. 3745 - 3749,
Warner JH;Watt AA R;Tilley RD, 2005, 'Controlling PbS nanocrystal aggregation in conducting polymers', Nanotechnology, vol. 16, pp. 2381 - 2384,
Warner JH;Tilley RD, 2005, 'Synthesis and self-assembly of triangular and hexagonal CdS nanocrystals', Advanced Materials, vol. 17, pp. 2997 - 3001,
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Tilley RD;Saito S, 2003, 'Preparation of large scale monolayers of gold nanoparticles on modified silicon substrates using a controlled pulling method', Langmuir, vol. 19, pp. 5115 - 5120,
Tilley RD;Jefferson DA, 2002, 'The synthesis of nickel sulfide nanoparticles on graphitized carbon supports', Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 106, pp. 10895 - 10901,
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