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PhD projects

-Development of novel nanomaterials for surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) and catalysis. - Application of metal nanoparticles and nanoparticle assemblies as sensors - Diagnostic applications of photonic sensors. - Vibrational spectroscopy forensic analysis- detection and identification of drugs of abuse, explosives and paint evidence. - Trace analysis of DNA/RNA. - Quantitative Raman spectroscopy for chemical analysis or foodstuffs and pharmaceuticals.

1986 …2020

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2020
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2019

A one-pot method for building colloidal nanoparticles into bulk dry powders with nanoscale magnetic, plasmonic and catalytic functionalities

Ye, Z., Li, C., Skillen, N., Xu, Y., McCabe, H., Kelly, J., Robertson, P. & Bell, S., 15 Mar 2019, In : Applied Materials Today. 15, Special Issue Plasmonics, p. 398-404

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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4 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Dataset demonstrating the working-principles of surface-exposed nanoparticle sheet enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SENSERS) for solvent-free SERS

Li, C., Chen, Q., McCabe, H., Kelly, J., Ye, Z., Xu, Y. & Bell, S. E. J., 01 Apr 2019, In : Data in brief. 23, 11 p., 103746.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
125 Downloads (Pure)

Dataset on constructing colloidal nanoparticles into dry nano-micro-particle (NMP) powders with nanoscale magnetic, plasmonic and catalytic functionalities

Chen, Q., Ye, Z., Li, C., McCabe, H., Kelly, J., Xu, Y. & Bell, S., 24 Jun 2019, In : Data in brief. 25, p. 1-8 103928.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
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Present and Future of Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering

Langer, J., Jimenez De Aberasturi, D., Aizpurua, J., Alvarez-Puebla, R. A., Auguié, B., Baumberg, J. J., Bazan, G. C., Bell, S. E. J., Boisen, A., Brolo, A. G., Choo, J., Cialla-May, D., Deckert, V., Fabris, L., Faulds, K., García De Abajo, F. J., Goodacre, R., Graham, D., Haes, A. J., Haynes, C. L. & 39 others, Huck, C., Itoh, T., Käll, M., Kneipp, J., Kotov, N. A., Kuang, H., Le Ru, E. C., Lee, H. K., Li, J. F., Ling, X. Y., Maier, S. A., Mayerhöfer, T., Moskovits, M., Murakoshi, K., Nam, J. M., Nie, S., Ozaki, Y., Pastoriza-Santos, I., Perez-Juste, J., Popp, J., Pucci, A., Reich, S., Ren, B., Schatz, G. C., Shegai, T., Schlücker, S., Tay, L. L., Thomas, K. G., Tian, Z. Q., Van Duyne, R. P., Vo-Dinh, T., Wang, Y., Willets, K. A., Xu, C., Xu, H., Xu, Y., Yamamoto, Y. S., Zhao, B. & Liz-Marzán, L. M., 08 Oct 2019, In : ACS Nano.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

14 Citations (Scopus)
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1 Citation (Scopus)
90 Downloads (Pure)
2018
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2 Citations (Scopus)
55 Downloads (Pure)

Infrared Spectroscopy | Industrial Applications

Bell, S. & Xu, Y., Nov 2018, Encyclopedia of Analytical Science. third ed. Elsevier, Vol. 5. p. 124-133 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Pressing Solids Directly Into Sheets of Plasmonic Nanojunctions Enables Solvent-Free Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

Xu, Y., Ye, Z., Li, C., McCabe, H., Kelly, J. & Bell, S. E. J., Dec 2018, In : Applied Materials Today. 13, p. 352-358 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 Citations (Scopus)
62 Downloads (Pure)
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6 Citations (Scopus)
84 Downloads (Pure)
2017

High dilution surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for rapid determination of nicotine in e-liquids for electronic cigarettes

Itoh, N. & Bell, S. E. J., 21 Feb 2017, In : The Analyst. 142, p. 994-998 5 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
231 Downloads (Pure)

Quantitative Surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Single Bases in Oligodeoxynucleotides

Bell, S. & Dick, S., 31 May 2017, In : Faraday Discussions.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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11 Citations (Scopus)
206 Downloads (Pure)

Rapid One-Pot Preparation of Large Freestanding Nanoparticle Polymer Films

Xu, Y., Konrad, M. P., Trotter, J. L., McCoy, C. P. & Bell, S. E. J., 11 Jan 2017, In : Small. 13, 2, 5 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)
244 Downloads (Pure)

SERS and SERRS Detection of the DNA Lesion 8-Nitroguanine: a Self-Labeling Modification

Dick, S., Bell, S. E. J., Alexander, K. J., O'Neil, D. I. A. & Cosstick, P. R., 04 Aug 2017, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 23, 44, p. 10663-10669 7 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
66 Downloads (Pure)

Supramolecular Low-Molecular-Weight Hydrogelator Stabilization of SERS-Active Aggregated Nanoparticles for Solution and Gas Sensing

Canrinus, T., Lee, W., Feringa, B., Bell, S. & Browne, W., 03 Jul 2017, In : Langmuir. 35, 33, p. 8805–8812

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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4 Citations (Scopus)
126 Downloads (Pure)
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10 Citations (Scopus)
304 Downloads (Pure)

Theory of SERS enhancement: general discussion

Graham, D., Goodacre, R., Arnolds, H., Masson, J-F., Schatz, G., Baumberg, J., Kim, D-H., Aizpurua, J., Lum, W., Silvestri, A., de Nijs, B., Xu, Y., Di Martino, G., Natan, M., Schlücker, S., Wuytens, P., Bruzas, I., Kuttner, C., Hardy, M., Chikkaraddy, R. & 22 others, Martín Sabanés, N., Delfino, I., Dawson, P., Gawinkowski, S., Bontempi, N., Mahajan, S., Reich, S., Hourahine, B., Bell, S., Królikowska, A., Porter, M., Keeler, A., Kamp, M., Fountain, A., Fasolato, C., Giorgis, F., Otero, J. C., Matricardi, C., Van Duyne, R., Lombardi, J., Deckert, V. & Velleman, L., 04 Dec 2017, In : Faraday Discussions. 205, p. 173-211 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2016

A Method for Promoting Assembly of Metallic and Nonmetallic Nanoparticles into Interfacial Monolayer Films

Xu, Y., Konrad, M. P., Lee, W. W. Y., Ye, Z. & Bell, S. E. J., 25 Jul 2016, In : Nano Letters. 16, 8, p. 5255-5260 6 p.

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35 Citations (Scopus)
192 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of friction factor reduction in turbulent water flow using a superhydrophobic coating

Walker, G. M., Albadarin, A. B., McGlue, A., Brennan, S. & Bell, S., Jan 2016, In : Progress in Organic Coatings. 90, p. 472-476 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Infrared and Raman screening of seized novel psychoactive substances: A large scale study of >200 samples

Jones, L. E., Stewart, A., Peters, K. L., McNaul, M., Speers, S. J., Fletcher, N. C. & Bell, S., 08 Jan 2016, In : Analyst. 141, p. 902-909 8 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)
201 Downloads (Pure)

Investigation of the chemical origin and evidential value of differences in the SERS spectra of blue gel inks

Ho, Y. C., Lee, W. & Bell, S., 07 Sep 2016, In : The Analyst. 141, 17, p. 5152-5158

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Raman Analysis of Dilute Aqueous Samples by Localized Evaporation of Submicroliter Droplets on the Tips of Superhydrophobic Copper Wires

Cheung, M., Lee, W. W. Y., McCracken, J. N., Larmour, I. A., Brennan, S. & Bell, S. E. J., 19 Apr 2016, In : Analytical Chemistry. 88, 8, p. 4541-4547 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

SERS of meso-droplets supported on superhydrophobic wires allows exquisitely sensitive detection of dipicolinic acid, an anthrax biomarker, considerably below the infective dose

Cheung, M., Lee, W. W. Y., Cowcher, D. P., Goodacre, R. & Bell, S. E. J., 2016, In : Chemical Communications. 52, 64, p. 9925-9928 4 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
98 Downloads (Pure)

Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy as a Probe of the Surface Chemistry of Nanostructured Materials

Dick, S., Konrad, M. P., Lee, W. W. Y., Mccabe, H., Mccracken, J. N., Rahman, T. M. D., Stewart, A., Xu, Y. & Bell, S. E. J., 29 Jan 2016, In : Advanced Materials. 28, 27, p. 5705-5711 7 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)
269 Downloads (Pure)

Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy of novel psychoactive substances using polymer-stabilized Ag nanoparticle aggregates

Lee, W. W. Y., Silverson, V. A. D., Jones, L. E., Ho, Y. C., Fletcher, N. C., McNaul, M., Peters, K. L., Speers, S. J. & Bell, S. E. J., 2016, In : Chemical Communications. 52, p. 493-496 4 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
265 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Hydrogel-Forming Microneedle Arrays Allow Detection of Drugs and Glucose In Vivo: Potential for Use in Diagnosis and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Caffarel-Salvador, E., Brady, A. J., Eltayib, E., Meng, T., Alonso-Vicente, A., Gonzalez-Vazquez, P., Torrisi, B. M., Vicente-Perez, E. M., Mooney, K., Jones, D. S., Bell, S. E. J., McCoy, C. P., McCarthy, H. O., McElnay, J. C. & Donnelly, R. F., 30 Dec 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 12, 21 p., e0145644.

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38 Citations (Scopus)
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Properties of Super-Hydrophobic Copper and Stainless Steel Meshes: Applications in Controllable Water Permeation and Organic Solvents/Water Separation

Sang, Y. C., Albadarin, A. B., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H., Mangwandi, C., McCracken, J. N., Bell, S. E. J. & Walker, G. M., 30 Apr 2015, In : Applied Surface Science. p. 107-114

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18 Citations (Scopus)
1779 Downloads (Pure)

Simple preparation of positively charged silver nanoparticles for detection of anions by surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy

Stewart, A., Murray, S. & Bell, S. E. J., 2015, In : Analyst. 140, 9, p. 2988-2994 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)
60 Citations (Scopus)
2014
67 Citations (Scopus)

Preaggregated Ag Nanoparticles in Dry Swellable Gel Films for Off-the-Shelf Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

Lee, W. W. Y., Silverson, V. A. D., McCoy, C. P., Donnelly, R. F. & Bell, S. E. J., 19 Aug 2014, In : Analytical Chemistry. 86, 16, p. 8106-8113 8 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
2013
27 Citations (Scopus)

Liquid marble granulation using super-hydrophobic powders

Bell, S., Walker, G., McEleney, P. & Muhtaseb, A., 2013, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 228, p. 984-992 8 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Controlling Assembly of Mixed Thiol Monolayers on Silver Nanoparticles to Tune Their Surface Properties

Stewart, A., Zheng, S., McCourt, M. & Bell, S. E. J., 22 May 2012, In : ACS Nano. 6, 5, p. 3718-3726 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of hydrogen peroxide concentration using a handheld Raman spectrometer

Stewart, S., Bell, S., McAuley, D., Speers, S. J. & Kee, G., 10 Mar 2012, In : Forensic Science International. 218, 1-3, p. E5-E8 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Forensic examination of multilayer white paint by lateral scanning Raman spectroscopy

Stewart, S. P., Bell, S. E. J., Armstrong, W. J., Kee, G. & Speers, S. J., Jan 2012, In : Journal of Raman Spectroscopy. 43, 1, p. 131-137 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
48 Citations (Scopus)

Raman Spectroscopy for Forensic Examination of Household and Automotive Paints

Bell, S., Stewart, S. P. & Armstrong, W. J., 2012, Infrared & Raman Spectroscopy in Forensic Science. Chalmers, J. M., Hargreaves, M. & Edwards, H. G. M. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell, p. 121-136 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Raman Spectroscopy for Forensic Examination of β-Ketophenethylamine “Legal Highs”: Reference and Seized Samples of Cathinone Derivatives

Stewart Samantha, P., Bell, S., Fletcher, N., Samira, B., Ho, Y. C. & Speers, S. J., 20 Jan 2012, In : Analytica Chimica Acta. 712, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Raman Spectroscopy of Drugs of Abuse

Bell, S., Stewart, S. P. & Speers, S. J., 2012, Infrared & Raman Spectroscopy in Forensic Science. Chalmers, J., Edwards, H. & Hargreaves, M. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell, p. 317-337 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)

The Application of Near-Infrared (NIR) and Raman Spectroscopy to detect adulteration of oil used in animal feed production.

Graham, S., Haughey, S., Ervine, R. M., Cancouet, E., Bell, S. & Elliott, C., 2012, In : Food Chemistry. 132, 1614-1619, p. 1614-1619

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)

Ultraviolet resonance Raman spectroscopy used to study formulations of salmon calcitonin, a starch-peptide conjugate and TGF-3

Patois, E., Larmour, I. A., Bell, S., Palais, C., CApelle, M. A. H., Gurny, R. & Arvinte, T., Mar 2012, In : European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics. 80

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

DNA Reorientation on Au Nanoparticles: Label-Free Detection of Hybridization by Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

Papadopoulou, E. & Bell, S. E. J., 21 Oct 2011, In : Chemical Communications. 47, 39, p. 10966-10968 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)
14 Citations (Scopus)

Examination of the Silver Colloid Binding Behavior of Disulfide-Tethered Bipyridine Ligands and Their fac-Tricarbonylrhenium(I) Complexes

Montgomery, H., Pelleteret, D., Bell, S. & Fletcher, N., 04 Apr 2011, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 50, 7, p. 2738-2747 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Label-Free Detection of Single-Base Mismatches in DNA by Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

Papadopoulou, E. & Bell, S. E. J., 19 Sep 2011, In : Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 50, 39, p. 9058-9061 4 p.

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106 Citations (Scopus)
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28 Citations (Scopus)