Published Work

All publications linked to the Hetero-print project will be included here in due course

Biodegradable pressure sensors for electronic or tactile skin!

Ravinder and co-workers at the University of Glasgow have shown a biodegradable piezoelectric material as a pressure sensor that is then coupled with a graphene field-effect transistor. Read about this work in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

Nanoelectronic device characterisation!

Dimitars, Ben, Michael and Martin have recently presented multiplexer methodology and hardware for nanoelectronic device characterisation. This is a proof-of-concept demonstration of a versatile platform for scalable fabrication and cryogenic characterization of nanomaterial device arrays, which is compatible with a broad range of nanomaterials, transfer techniques, and device integration strategies from the forefront of quantum technology research. Read about this work in ACS Nano.

Transfer printing with an Absolute Accuracy Alignment System!

Dimitars, Ben, Martin and Michael from the Institute of Photonics at the University of Strathclyde have developed an automated transfer printing process by using a simple optical microscope, computer vision, and a high accuracy translational stage system. Look at their work in ACS Applied Nanomaterials.

Gigabit per second visible light communication!

Martin and Michael from the Institute of Photonics at the University of Strathclyde have recently shown that AlGaInP red micro-LEDs, produced via micro-transfer printing onto diamond and glass, are capable of high speed visible light communication. Read about this work in Optics Express.

Contact Printed ZnO Nanowires for Large Area Electronics!

Adamos, Fengyuan and Ravinder from the University of Glasgow reported their success at printing ZnO nanowires to form back-gated field effect transistors at the 4th IEEE Electron Devices Technology and Manufacturing Conference in April 2020.

Transfer printed 3D cross-nanowire networks recover full terahertz state!

Martin, Michael, Ben and Dimitars from the Institute of Photonics at the University of Strathclyde show the latest application of their transfer printing technique in Science.

The 2020 UV emitter roadmap!

Rob from the University of Strathclyde was one of the authors looking at current and future UV-emissive materials. Read the article in the Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics.

High performance printed electronics review!

Abishek, Adamos and Ravinder from the University of Glasgow recently reported on new developments in inorganic semiconducting materials based high-performance large area printed electronics, particularly using contact printing and transfer printing methods. Read about this work in Nano Convergence.

MoSe2 monolayers to sense strain!

Fengyuan and Ravinder from the University of Glasgow have recently reported a MoSe2-based tunnelling field effect transistor as strain sensor. Read more about this work in IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices.

AlGaAs micro-disk resonators transfer printed onto a SOI waveguide platform!

The team at the Intistute of Photonics at the University of Strathclyde demonstrate  the transfer-printing of aluminum gallium arsenide (AlGaAs) micro-disk resonators onto a silicon-on-insulator (SOI) waveguide platform with potential applications in telecommunications. Have a look at this work in Optics Letters.

All-optical tuning of a diamond micro-disk resonator on silicon!

Ben, Martin and Michael from the Institute of Photonics at the University of Strathclyde combine a diamond micro-disk resonator with a standard single-mode silicon-on-insulator waveguide, paving the way for tunable devices coupled across large-scale photonic circuits. The work was recently published in Photonics Research.

Hybrid green LEDs using a polyurethane-encapsulated small molecule!

Pete, Rob and their research groups report an organic-inorganic hybrid LED based on a blue GaN LED and a green-emitting small organic molecule. Have a look at their work in Materials Chemistry Frontiers.

Transfer printed micro-LEDs for visible light communications!

Micro-LEDs printed onto a silicon CMOS chip can be used for visible light communications. Have a look at this work from the Institute of Photonics at the University of Strathclyde recently published in Optics Express.

Nanowire laser systems through microassembly!

Michael, Martin, Ben, John and Dimitars from the Institute of Photonics in the University of Strathclyde reveal the potential for using NW lasers for integrated systems fabrication! The work was recently published in Nano Letters.

Nanoribbon-Based Flexible High-Performance Transistors Fabricated at Room Temperature!

Ravinder and his group reveal Si-nanoribbon-based high-performance field-effect transistors (FETs). These devices were fabricated with a room temperature (RT)-deposited dielectric. The work was published in Advanced Electronic Materials.

How to integrate micro- and nanostructures in large area electronics

Ravinder and his group have published an Element on the various technologies available to produce micro/nanostructures based large-area electronic devices on rigid or flexible/stretchable substrates. The work was published in the Cambridge Elements series.

Cr8 metallocrowns absorb sulfur-containing gases!

Richard and co-workers at the University of Manchester have shown how crystals of a Cr8 metallocrown can bind sulfur-containing gases, even in the absence of cavities or pores. Read about this work in Dalton Transactions.

Layer by layer printing of nanowires for 3D electronics!

Ravinder and his group showcased their progress towards nanowire printing for 3D integrated electronics. This work was published in the proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Flexible and Printable Sensors and Systems (FLEPS).

Comment on synthesis published in Molecules

John, Viktoria and Steve comment on a previous synthesis of a key intermediate compound in Molecules.

Combining perovskites and porous GaN

Rachel and her group describe a method of encapsulating lead halide perovskites in porous GaN and dramatically increasing the lifetime of the device. This work is reported in APL Materials.

Star-shaped oligofluorenes with tetrathiafulvalene cores

Pete and his group report on a novel star-shaped material that can act as a fluorescent sensor in Journal of Materials Chemistry C. This family of materials offers the possibility of application in photonic moisture sensors.

Porous GaN as distributed Bragg reflectors!

Rachel and her group report on the use of porous GaN to enhance light output in light-emitting diodes in the Japanese Journal of Applied Physics.

Star-shaped and linear materials in photonics!

Pete, Martin and co-authors showcase their research into monodisperse molecules for photonic applications in Accounts of Chemical Research.

End group functionalisation of small molecule emitters in red and orange OLEDs!

Pete and Alex report the development of small molecule emissive compounds based on an electron-deficient core and electron-rich arms in the Journal of Materials Chemistry C

Utilising MOFs as down-converting materials!

Pete, Rob and co-workers from the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde report on the use of metal organic frameworks as down-converting materials in hybrid LEDs. Read about this in the Journal of Materials Chemistry C.