Centre for Functional Materials

  • United Kingdom

Organization profile

Profile Information

This interdisciplinary group has interests in various areas of materials chemistry including the study of ordered and amorphous porous solids and functionalised solids, for application in catalysis and absorption, surface science, synthesis and electrical and magnetic characterisation of mixed metal oxides, the synthesis and characterisation of new transition metal complexes of relevance to light emitting and devices and solar cells and the computational modelling of solid-state and molecular materials. The centres activities include:

  • Photochromic and electrochromic materials chemistry
  • Dye-sensitised photovoltaics and light emitting materials
  • Optical and electron transfer materials
  • Electronic solid state materials
  • Computational materials modelling
  • Advanced thermal methods for materials synthesis and characterisation
  • Inorganic biomaterials
  • Biosensors

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Triazoles Chemical Compounds
Ligands Chemical Compounds
Iridium Chemical Compounds
Photochemical reactions Chemical Compounds
Osmium Chemical Compounds
ligands Physics & Astronomy
Mitochondria Chemical Compounds
Viologens Chemical Compounds

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Research Output 2011 2019

Characterizing Drug-Polymer Bead Interactions Using Isothermal Titration Calorimetry

Swaine, T., Garcia, P., Tang, Y., Lewis, A., Parkes, G. & Waters, L., 1 May 2019, In : Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 108, 5, p. 1772-1778 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Calorimetry
Polymers
irinotecan
Hydrogel
Doxorubicin

Crown ether alkali metal TCNQ complexes revisited – the impact of smaller cation complexes on their solid-state architecture and properties

Bingjia Yan, Peter N Horton, Andrea E Russell, Wedge, C., Simon C Weston & Martin Christopher Grossel, 30 Apr 2019, In : CrystEngComm.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alkali Metals
Crown Ethers
Crown ethers
Alkali metals
Metal complexes

Dry‐jet wet electrospinning of native cellulose microfibers with macroporous structures from ionic liquids

Basel Bazbouz, M., Taylor, M., Baker, D., Ries, M. E. & Goswami, P., 10 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 136, 10, 17 p., 47153.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Electrospinning
Ionic liquids
Cellulose
Fibers

Projects 2017 2019

Computational Design and Engineering of Metal Oxide Nanozymes

Molinari, M.

1/01/1830/04/19

Project: ResearchResearch Council

NanoCeO2: Design of CeO2 Nanostructures with Enhanced Catalytic Properties

Molinari, M.

1/06/1731/08/17

Project: ResearchResearch Council

Activities 2014 2018

  • 3 Oral presentation

New Materials and New Applications

Parikshit Goswami (Speaker)
26 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Medical Textiles: the opportunities, the challenges, and the value of interdisciplinary applied research

Parikshit Goswami (Speaker)
11 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The Nebuchadnezzar effect: Dreaming of Sustainable Software through Sustainable Software Architectures

Colin C. Venters (Speaker), M.K. Griffiths (Speaker), Violeta Holmes (Speaker), Rupert Ward (Speaker), David Cooke (Speaker)
16 Nov 2014

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation