Functional Nanomaterial Group

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

Recent Publication Highlights

Nanoscale Horizons Emerging Investigator Series

Colloidal synthesis of the mixed ionic–electronic conducting NaSbS2 nanocrystals

Nanoscale Horizons 2023

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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