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Diamond-based nanomaterials and nanostructures for advanced electronic and photonic applications

Deliverables

Opening International Seminar/ minutes of project management meeting

to officially kick off of the project with all partners present. consolidate the finance, exchange and secondments. consolidate the objectives and aims

Project website set up

Project website set-up and webmaster will be appointed. Quarterly updates will be carried out with the latest professional development of staff from each group and success of promotions, research highlights.

1st workshop on CVD diamond growth

1st workshop on CVD diamond growth, led by Aston University with Zhejiang University of Technology as the co-organiser. Workshop proceedings will be published in special issue of a journal in diamond field.

3rd workshop on surface modification

3rd workshop on surface modification will be led by University of Leicester. This will include the lab tours and access to a variety of equipment in University of Leicester.

4th workshop on optical characterisation

4th workshop on optical characterisation will be led by CIT, Ireland. This will include the training using FTIR, Raman, etc, among all young researchers.

2nd workshop on Nanoimprint Lithography

2nd workshop on Nanoimprint Lithography will be hosted by ICN2 in Spain. This will include the lab tours and training to young researchers from this consortium.

5th workshop on meta-materials

5th workshop on meta-materials will be led by University of Birmingham. This will include the visit to state-of-the-arts meta Laboratory and training on a variety of spectroscopies.

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Publications

Ultra-smooth and hydrophobic nitrogen-incorporated ultranano-crystalline diamond film growth in C-H-O-N gas phase system via microwave plasma CVD

Author(s): Yuting Zheng, Jinlong Liu, Junjun Wei, Liangxian Chen, Zhengcheng Li, Hui Hao, Fangsen Li, Haitao Ye, Chengming Li
Published in: Surface and Coatings Technology, 374, 2019, Page(s) 409-417, ISSN 0257-8972
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2019.06.017

Characterisation and antibacterial investigation of a novel coating consisting of mushroom microstructures and HFCVD graphite

Author(s): Aude Cumont, Ruoying Zhang, Louise Corscadden, Jingzhe Pan, Yuting Zheng, Haitao Ye
Published in: Materials & Design, 189, 2020, Page(s) 108498, ISSN 0264-1275
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2020.108498

Subsurface cleavage of diamond after high-speed three-dimensional dynamic friction polishing

Author(s): Yuting Zheng, Haitao Ye, Rob Thornton, Tom Knott, Tomasz J. Ochalski, Jue Wang, Jinlong Liu, Junjun Wei, Liangxian Chen, Aude Cumont, Ruoying Zhang, Chengming Li
Published in: Diamond and Related Materials, 101, 2020, Page(s) 107600, ISSN 0925-9635
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.diamond.2019.107600

The Interface and Mechanical Properties of a CVD Single Crystal Diamond Produced by Multilayered Nitrogen Doping Epitaxial Growth

Author(s): Yun Zhao, Chengming Li, Jinlong Liu, Kang An, Xiongbo Yan, Lifu Hei, Liangxian Chen, Junjun Wei, Fanxiu Lu
Published in: Materials, 12/15, 2019, Page(s) 2492, ISSN 1996-1944
Publisher: MDPI Open Access Publishing
DOI: 10.3390/ma12152492

Doomed Couple of Diamond with Terahertz Frequency: Hyperfine Quality Discrimination and Complex Dielectric Responses of Diamond in the Terahertz Waveband

Author(s): Yuting Zheng, Rui Zhang, Xiaodong Chen, Peter Hing, Jinlong Liu, Junjun Wei, Jue Wang, Chengming Li, Haitao Ye
Published in: ACS Applied Electronic Materials, 2/5, 2020, Page(s) 1459-1469, ISSN 2637-6113
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acsaelm.0c00216

Fast smoothing on diamond surface by inductively coupled plasma reactive ion etching

Author(s): Yuting Zheng, Jinlong Liu, Ruoying Zhang, Aude Cumont, Jue Wang, Junjun Wei, Chengming Li, Haitao Ye
Published in: Journal of Materials Research, 35/5, 2020, Page(s) 462-472, ISSN 0884-2914
Publisher: Materials Research Society
DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2019.369

Circular-Polarization-Selective Transmission Induced by Spin-Orbit Coupling in a Helical Tape Waveguide

Author(s): Yahong Liu, Qinghua Guo, Hongchao Liu, Congcong Liu, Kun Song, Biao Yang, Quanwen Hou, Xiaopeng Zhao, Shuang Zhang, Miguel Navarro-Cía
Published in: Physical Review Applied, 9/5, 2018, ISSN 2331-7019
Publisher: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevApplied.9.054033

Ideal Weyl points and helicoid surface states in artificial photonic crystal structures

Author(s): Biao Yang, Qinghua Guo, Ben Tremain, Rongjuan Liu, Lauren E. Barr, Qinghui Yan, Wenlong Gao, Hongchao Liu, Yuanjiang Xiang, Jing Chen, Chen Fang, Alastair Hibbins, Ling Lu, Shuang Zhang
Published in: Science, 359/6379, 2018, Page(s) 1013-1016, ISSN 0036-8075
Publisher: American Association for the Advancement of Science
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaq1221

Experimental observation of photonic nodal line degeneracies in metacrystals

Author(s): Wenlong Gao, Biao Yang, Ben Tremain, Hongchao Liu, Qinghua Guo, Lingbo Xia, Alastair P. Hibbins, Shuang Zhang
Published in: Nature Communications, 9/1, 2018, ISSN 2041-1723
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-03407-5

High-resolution grayscale image hidden in a laser beam

Author(s): Fuyong Yue, Chunmei Zhang, Xiao-Fei Zang, Dandan Wen, Brian D Gerardot, Shuang Zhang, Xianzhong Chen
Published in: Light: Science & Applications, 7/1, 2017, Page(s) 17129, ISSN 2047-7538
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/lsa.2017.129

Metasurface Enabled Wide-Angle Fourier Lens

Author(s): Wenwei Liu, Zhancheng Li, Hua Cheng, Chengchun Tang, Junjie Li, Shuang Zhang, Shuqi Chen, Jianguo Tian
Published in: Advanced Materials, 30/23, 2018, Page(s) 1706368, ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher: United Nations Industrial Developement Organization
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201706368

Stretchable Photonic ‘Fermi Arcs’ in Twisted Magnetized Plasma

Author(s): Lingbo Xia, Wenlong Gao, Biao Yang, Qinghua Guo, Hongchao Liu, Jiaguang Han, Weili Zhang, Shuang Zhang
Published in: Laser & Photonics Reviews, 12/1, 2018, Page(s) 1700226, ISSN 1863-8880
Publisher: Wiley - VCH Verlag GmbH & CO. KGaA
DOI: 10.1002/lpor.201700226

Three Dimensional Photonic Dirac Points in Metamaterials

Author(s): Qinghua Guo, Biao Yang, Lingbo Xia, Wenlong Gao, Hongchao Liu, Jing Chen, Yuanjiang Xiang, Shuang Zhang
Published in: Physical Review Letters, 119/21, 2017, ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.213901

Disorder-Induced Topological State Transition in Photonic Metamaterials

Author(s): Changxu Liu, Wenlong Gao, Biao Yang, Shuang Zhang
Published in: Physical Review Letters, 119/18, 2017, ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.183901

Electrical access to critical coupling of circularly polarized waves in graphene chiral metamaterials

Author(s): Teun-Teun Kim, Sang Soon Oh, Hyeon-Don Kim, Hyun Sung Park, Ortwin Hess, Bumki Min, Shuang Zhang
Published in: Science Advances, 3/9, 2017, Page(s) e1701377, ISSN 2375-2548
Publisher: AAAS
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1701377

D-carbon: Ab initio study of a novel carbon allotrope

Author(s): Dong Fan, Shaohua Lu, Andrey A. Golov, Artem A. Kabanov, Xiaojun Hu
Published in: The Journal of Chemical Physics, 149/11, 2018, Page(s) 114702, ISSN 0021-9606
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/1.5037380

Synthesis of strong SiV photoluminescent diamond particles on silica optical fiber by chemical vapor deposition

Author(s): Zongchun Yang, Yingshuang Mei, Chengke Chen, Yinlan Ruan, Xiaojun Hu
Published in: Chinese Physics B, 27/3, 2018, Page(s) 038101, ISSN 1674-1056
Publisher: Chinese Physical Society
DOI: 10.1088/1674-1056/27/3/038101

Low-stress diamond films deposited on stainless steel by a two-step dropped power process in chemical vapor deposition

Author(s): Xiao Li, Jianqing Chen, Jiansong Ye, Tao Feng, Xiaojun Hu
Published in: Diamond and Related Materials, 81, 2018, Page(s) 176-182, ISSN 0925-9635
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.diamond.2017.12.010

Homo-epitaxial growth of single crystal diamond in the purified environment by active O atoms

Author(s): Jinlong Liu, Liangzhen Lin, Yun Zhao, Yuting Zheng, Kang An, Junjun Wei, Liangxian Chen, Lifu Hei, Jingjing Wang, Zhihong Feng, Chengming Li
Published in: Vacuum, 155, 2018, Page(s) 391-397, ISSN 0042-207X
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.vacuum.2018.06.016

Surface conductivity enhancement of H-terminated diamond based on the purified epitaxial diamond layer

Author(s): J. L. Liu, Y. T. Zheng, L. Z. Lin, Y. Zhao, L. X. Chen, J. J. Wei, J. J. Wang, J. C. Guo, Z. H. Feng, C. M. Li
Published in: Journal of Materials Science, 53/18, 2018, Page(s) 13030-13041, ISSN 0022-2461
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
DOI: 10.1007/s10853-018-2579-7

Man-made synthesis of ultrafine photoluminescent nanodiamonds containing less than three silicon-vacancy colour centres

Author(s): ChengKe Chen, YingShuang Mei, JinMing Cui, Xiao Li, MeiYan Jiang, ShaoHua Lu, XiaoJun Hu
Published in: Carbon, 139, 2018, Page(s) 982-988, ISSN 0008-6223
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2018.08.013

Comparison of the quality of single-crystal diamonds grown on two types of seed substrates by MPCVD

Author(s): Yun Zhao, Yanzhao Guo, Liangzhen Lin, Yuting Zheng, Lifu Hei, Jinlong Liu, Junjun Wei, Liangxian Chen, Chengming Li
Published in: Journal of Crystal Growth, 491, 2018, Page(s) 89-96, ISSN 0022-0248
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2018.03.046

The direct-current characteristics and surface repairing of a hydrogen-terminated free-standing polycrystalline diamond in aqueous solutions

Author(s): Yuting Zheng, Jinlong Liu, Jingjing Wang, Zhengcheng Li, Hui Hao, Junjun Wei, Liangxian Chen, Haitao Ye, Chengming Li
Published in: Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 130, 2019, Page(s) 111-119, ISSN 0022-3697
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpcs.2019.02.022

Relationship between Birefringence and Surface Morphology in Single-Crystal Diamonds Grown by MPCVD

Author(s): Yun Zhao, Yanzhao Guo, Liangzhen Lin, Yuting Zheng, Lifu Hei, Jinlong Liu, Junjun Wei, Liangxian Chen, Chengming Li
Published in: Crystal Research and Technology, 53/7, 2018, Page(s) 1800055, ISSN 0232-1300
Publisher: Wiley - V C H Verlag GmbbH & Co.
DOI: 10.1002/crat.201800055

Structural and electrical properties of carbon-ion-implanted ultrananocrystalline diamond films

Author(s): Hui Xu, Jian-Jun Liu, Hai-Tao Ye, D J Coathup, A V Khomich, Xiao-Jun Hu
Published in: Chinese Physics B, 27/9, 2018, Page(s) 096104, ISSN 1674-1056
Publisher: Chinese Physical Society
DOI: 10.1088/1674-1056/27/9/096104

The growth of non-c-axis-oriented ferroelectric BLT thin films on silicon using ZnO buffer layer

Author(s): David Coathup, Zheng Li, Xiaojing Zhu, Haitao Ye
Published in: Materials Letters, 206, 2017, Page(s) 117-120, ISSN 0167-577X
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2017.06.112

Computational ghost imaging of hot objects in long-wave infrared range

Author(s): Hong-Chao Liu, Shuang Zhang
Published in: Applied Physics Letters, 111/3, 2017, Page(s) 031110, ISSN 0003-6951
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/1.4994662

An insight of p-type to n-type conductivity conversion in oxygen ion-implanted ultrananocrystalline diamond films by impedance spectroscopy

Author(s): Hui Xu, Haitao Ye, David Coathup, Ivona Z. Mitrovic, Ayendra D. Weerakkody, Xiaojun Hu
Published in: Applied Physics Letters, 110/3, 2017, Page(s) 033102, ISSN 0003-6951
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/1.4974077

Single-pixel computational ghost imaging with helicity-dependent metasurface hologram

Author(s): Hong-Chao Liu, Biao Yang, Qinghua Guo, Jinhui Shi, Chunying Guan, Guoxing Zheng, Holger Mühlenbernd, Guixin Li, Thomas Zentgraf, Shuang Zhang
Published in: Science Advances, 3/9, 2017, Page(s) e1701477, ISSN 2375-2548
Publisher: AAAS
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1701477

Surface morphology evolution of a polycrystalline diamond by inductively coupled plasma reactive ion etching (ICP-RIE)

Author(s): Yuting Zheng, Haitao Ye, Jinlong Liu, Junjun Wei, Liangxian Chen, Chengming Li
Published in: Materials Letters, 253, 2019, Page(s) 276-280, ISSN 0167-577X
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2019.06.079

Carrier mobility enhancement on the H-terminated diamond surface

Author(s): Jinlong Liu, Hua Yu, Siwu Shao, Juping Tu, Xiaohua Zhu, Xiaolu Yuan, Junjun Wei, Liangxian Chen, Haitao Ye, Chengming Li
Published in: Diamond and Related Materials, 104, 2020, Page(s) 107750, ISSN 0925-9635
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.diamond.2020.107750