Functional Nanomaterial Group

We work towards the development of colloidal nanocrystals with targeted functionalities for energy conversion and storage applications.

Recent Publication Highlights

Chemistry of Materials Up-and-Coming Series

Functional Alkali Metal-Based Ternary Chalcogenides: Design, Properties, and Opportunities

Chemistry of Materials 2023

Colloidal Synthesis of Multinary Alkali-Metal Chalcogenides Containing Bi and Sb: An Emerging Class of I–V–VI2 Nanocrystals with Tunable Composition and Interesting Properties

Chemistry of Materials 2023

Journal of Materials Chemistry A Emerging Investigators

Engineering Polymorphs in Colloidal Metal Dichalcogenides: Precursor-Mediated Phase Control, Molecular Insights into Crystallisation Kinetics and Promising Electrochemical Activity

Journal of Materials Chemistry A

Women in Nanoscience Themed Collection

in line with International Women’s Day 2023, this collection showcases a selection of the work published in Nanoscale HorizonsNanoscale and Nanoscale Advances led by female scientists around the world.

Nanoscale 2023

Multipod Bi(Cu2-xS)n Nanocrystals formed by Dynamic Cation–Ligand Complexation and Their Use as Anodes for Potassium-Ion Batteries

NanoLetters 2022

2022 Emerging Investigators in Nanoscale Virtual Issue

Nanoscale 2022

Subsuming the Metal Seed to Transform Binary Metal Chalcogenide Nanocrystals into Multinary Compositions

ACS Nano 2022

Two-Dimensional Copper based Colloidal Nanocrystals: Synthesis and Applications

Nanoscale 2022