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Optical sensors Photocatalytic studies

1981 …2020

Research output per year

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Research Output

2010

UV Sensor

Mills, A., Grosshans, P. & McFarlane, M., Jan 2010, Patent No. WO 2010/010321

Research output: Patent

Water-based colourimetric optical indicators for the detection of carbon dioxide

Mills, A. & Skinner, G. A., 2010, In : Analyst. 135, p. 1912-1917, Impact Factor: 4.1 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Adsorption and photocatalysed destruction of cationic and anionic dyes on mesoporous titania films: Reactions at the air-solid interface

Mills, A., Sheik, M., O'Rourke, C. & McFarlane, M., 03 Jul 2009, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 89, 1-2, p. 189-195 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

A Novel, Fast-Responding, Indicator Ink for Thin Film Photocatalytic Surfaces

Mills, A., Hepburn, J. & McFarlane, M., 24 Jun 2009, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 1, 6, p. 1163-1165 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Blue bottle light: lecture demonstrations of homogeneous and heterogeneous photo-induced electron transfer reactions

Mills, A., Lawrie, K. & MacFarlane, M., 2009, In : Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences. 8, 3, p. 421-425 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Comment on "Solvent Effect on the Electronic Spectra of Azine Dyes under Alkaline Condition"

Mills, A., Hazafy, D., Parkinson John, A., Tuttle, T. & Hutchings, M. G., 27 Aug 2009, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 113, 34, p. 9575-9576 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Correlation of Oxidative and Reductive Dye Bleaching on TiO2 Photocatalyst Films

Zita, J. I., Kry'sa, J. & Mills, A., 15 Apr 2009, In : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry. 203, 2-3, p. 119-124 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Citations (Scopus)

Flagging up sunburn: a printable, multicomponent, UV-indicator that warns of the approach of erythema

Mills, A., McDiarmid, K., McFarlane, M. & Grosshans, P., 2009, In : Chemical Communications. n/a, 11, p. 1345-1346 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrogen peroxide vapour indicator

Mills, A., Grosshans, P. & Snadden, E., 2009, In : SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL. 136, 2, p. 458-463 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Intelligent Inks in Packaging

Mills, A., 2009, Wiley Encyclopedia of Packaging Technology. Yam, K. L. (ed.). Wiley-Blackwell, p. 598-605 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nanocrystalline SnO2-based, UVB-activated, colourimetric oxygen indicator

Mills, A. & Hazafy, D., 2009, In : SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL. 136, 2, p. 344-349 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Citations (Scopus)

OPTICAL SENSORS FOR CARBON DIOXIDE AND THEIR APPLICATIONS

Mills, A., Sep 2009, p. 347-370. 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

OXYGEN INDICATORS IN FOOD PACKAGING

Mills, A., Sep 2009, p. 371-388. 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Simple method for the rapid simultaneous screening of photocatalytic activity over multiple positions of self-cleaning films

Kafizas, A., Adriaens, D., Mills, A. & Parkin, I. P., 2009, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 11, 37, p. 8367-8375 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)

The Kinetics of Semiconductor Photocatalysis in Activity-Indicator Films

Mills, A., Cusick, A. & Hepburn, J., Jul 2009, In : Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies. 12, 2, p. 152-157 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

UV dosimeter based on dichloroindophenol and tin(IV) oxide

Mills, A. & Grosshans, P., 2009, In : Analyst. 134, 5, p. 845-850 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

UV dosimeters based on neotetrazolium chloride

Mills, A., Grosshans, P. & MacFarlane, M., 25 Jan 2009, In : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry. 201, 2-3, p. 136-141 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)
2008
16 Citations (Scopus)

A solvent-based intelligence ink for oxygen

Mills, A. & Hazafy, D., 2008, In : Analyst. 133, 2, p. 213-218 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

A study of factors that change the wettability of titania films

Mills, A. & Crow, M., 2008, In : International Journal of Photoenergy. 2008, 470670.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

A study of new photocatalyst indicator inks

Mills, A. & McGrady, M., 25 Jan 2008, In : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry. 193, 2-3, p. 228-236 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Citations (Scopus)

Dose Responsive UV indicator; EU Patent

Mills, A., McFarlane, M. & McDiamid, K., Dec 2008, Patent No. EP 2376879 B1

Research output: Patent

UV-activated luminescence/colourimetric O-2 indicator

Mills, A., Tommons, C., Bailey, R. T., Tedford, C. & Crilly, P. J., 2008, In : International Journal of Photoenergy. 2008, 547301.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
2007

A comparative study of three techniques for determining photocatalytic activity

Evans, J., Mantke, S., Mills, A., Robinson, A. & Sheel, D. W., 20 May 2007, In : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry. 188, 2-3, p. 387-391 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)

Current and possible future methods of assessing the activities of photocatalyst films

Mills, A. & McFarlane, M., 15 Nov 2007, In : Catalysis Today. 129, 1-2 SPEC. ISS., p. 22-28 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Citations (Scopus)
17 Citations (Scopus)

Kinetics of the Methylene Blue Oxidation by Cerium (IV) in Sulphuric Acid Solutions

Mills, A., Katafias, A., Kita, P. & Wrzeszcz, G., Feb 2007, In : Transition Metal Chemistry. 32, 1, p. 31-37 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Novel low-temperature photocatalytic titania films produced by plasma-assisted reactive dc magnetron sputtering

Mills, A., Wang, J. S., Crow, M., Taglioni, G. & Novella, L., 15 Apr 2007, In : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry. 187, 2-3, p. 370-376 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Photocatalytic oxidation of deposited sulfur and gaseous sulfur dioxide by TiO2 films

Mills, A., Crow, M., Wang, J. S., Parkin, M. & Boscher, N., 12 Apr 2007, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 111, 14, p. 5520-5525 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Reversible, fluorescence-based optical sensor for hydrogen peroxide

Mills, A., Tommons, C., Bailey, R. T., Tedford, M. C. & Crilly, P. J., 2007, In : Analyst. 132, 6, p. 566-571 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

The Brainy Bunch

Mills, A., 2007, In : Asia Pacific Coatings Journal. 20, p. 12-14 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Inks That Can Think

Mills, A., Jun 2007, In : Polymers Paint Colour Journal. 197, 4513, p. 38-39 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2006

A viologen-based UV indicator and dosimeter

Mills, A., McFarlane, M. & Schneider, S., Sep 2006, In : Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 386, 2, p. 299-305 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Demonstration of a novel, flexible, photocatalytic oxygen-scavenging polymer film

Mills, A., Doyle, G., Peiro, A. M. & Durrant, J., 25 Jan 2006, In : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry. 177, 2-3, p. 328-331 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)

Dependence of the kinetics of liquid-phase photocatalyzed reactions on oxygen concentration and light intensity

Mills, A., Wang, J. S. & Ollis, D. F., 01 Oct 2006, In : Journal of Catalysis. 243, 1, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Citations (Scopus)

Kinetics of liquid phase semiconductor photoassisted reactions: Supporting observations for a pseudo-steady-state model

Mills, A., Wang, J. S. & Ollis, D. F., 27 Jul 2006, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 110, 29, p. 14386-14390 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)

Luminescence temperature sensing using poly(vinyl alcohol)-encapsulated Ru(bpy)(3)(2+) films

Mills, A., Tommons, C., Bailey, R. T., Tedford, M. C. & Crill, P. J., 2006, In : Analyst. 131, 4, p. 495-500 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

Method of rapid assessment of photocatalytic activities of self-cleaning films

Mills, A., Wang, J. S. & McGrady, M., 21 Sep 2006, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 110, 37, p. 18324-18331 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Citations (Scopus)

Photocatalytic oxidation of soot by P25TiO(2) films

Mills, A., Wang, J. S. & Crow, M., Aug 2006, In : Chemosphere. 64, 6, p. 1032-1035 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

Photochemical reduction of oxygen adsorbed to nanocrystalline TiO2 films: A transient absorption and oxygen scavenging study of different TiO2 preparations

Peiro, A. M., Colombo, C., Doyle, G., Nelson, J., Mills, A. & Durrant, J. R., 23 Nov 2006, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 110, 46, p. 23255-23263 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Citations (Scopus)
145 Citations (Scopus)

Spectral Nose

Mills, A. & Slavin, P., May 2006, Patent No. WO 2006/126011

Research output: Patent

2005

An intelligence ink for photocatalytic films

Mills, A., Wang, J. S., Lee, S. K. & Simonsen, M., 07 Jun 2005, In : Chemical Communications. 2005, 21, p. 2721-2723 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a novel UV indicator and dosimeter film

Mills, A., Lee, S. K. & Sheridan, M., Jul 2005, In : Analyst. 130, 7, p. 1046-1051 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Fluorescent Carbon Dioxide Indicators

Mills, A. & Hodgen, S., 2005, Topics in Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Volume 9, Advanced Concepts in Fluorescence Sensing, Part A: Small Molecule Sensing. Geddes, C. D. & Lakowicz, J. R. (eds.). Springer, p. 119-162 44 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Freestanding polymer-metal oxide nanocomposite films for light-driven oxygen scavenging

Peiro, A. M., Doyle, G., Mills, A. & Durrant, J. R., 04 Oct 2005, In : Advanced Materials. 17, 19, p. 2365 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Novel UV-activated colorimetric oxygen indicator

Lee, S. K., Sheridan, M. & Mills, A., 17 May 2005, In : Chemistry of Materials. 17, 10, p. 2744-2751 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

85 Citations (Scopus)

Oxygen indicators and intelligent inks for packaging food

Mills, A., Dec 2005, In : Chemical Society Reviews. 34, 12, p. 1003-1011 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

196 Citations (Scopus)

Self-cleaning titania films: an overview of direct, lateral and remote photo-oxidation processes

Mills, A., Hodgen, S. & Lee, S. K., Feb 2005, p. 295-308. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

51 Citations (Scopus)