Research Group Summary.

Professor Jamie Warner's group is based the Department of Materials and study nanostructured materials ranging from 2D Crystals (graphene, BN, MoS2, WS2 etc), 1D wires and nanotubes, to 0D quantum dots. Interests are in developing nanostructures with unique properties that have potential in electronic, photonic, and energy applications. We are a multi-disciplinary group that collaborates extensively with a wide range of scientists within Oxford, UK and internationally.



We conduct fundamental and applied research in the following areas of Nanostructured Materials:

-Synthesis.

-Chemical functionalization, processing and purification.

-Bottom-up self assembly and top-down lithography

-Atomic resolution imaging using aberration-corrected transmission electron microscopy.

-Optical spectroscopy (Photoluminescence, Absorption and Raman).

-Electronic and opto-electronic device fabrication and characterization.

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Latest Publications


Research on Substrate control for large area continuous films of monolayer MoS2 by atmospheric pressure chemical vapor deposition has been published in Nanotechnology, (2016)




Research on Torsional Deformations in Subnanometer MoS Interconnecting Wires has been published in Nano Letters, (2016)




Research on Biexciton formation in bilayer WS2 has been published in ACS Nano, (2016) pdf




Research on Mixed multilayered vertical heterostructures utilizing strained monolayer WS2 has been published in Nanoscale, (2016) pdf




Research on Doping Graphene Transistors Using Vertical Stacked Monolayer WS2 Heterostructures Grown by Chemical Vapor Deposition has been published in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, (2016) pdf




Research on Electroluminescence Dynamics across Grain Boundary Regions of Monolayer Tungsten Disulfide has been published in ACS Nano, (2015) pdf




Research on Elongated Silicon–Carbon Bonds at Graphene Edges has been published in ACS Nano, (2015) pdf




Research on Atomic Structure of Graphene Subnanometer Pores has been published in ACS Nano, (2015) pdf



Featured in ACS Nano Podcast Episode 101: ACS Nano December 2015


Research on Thermally Induced Dynamics of Dislocations in Graphene at Atomic Resolution has been published in ACS Nano, (2015) pdf




Research on Partial Dislocations in Graphene and Their Atomic Level Migration Dynamics has been published in Nano Letters, (2015) pdf




Research on Uniformity of large-area bilayer graphene grown by chemical vapor deposition has been published in Nanotechnology, (2015) pdf




Research on Rotating Anisotropic Crystalline Silicon Nanoclusters in Graphene has been published in ACS Nano, (2015) pdf




Research on Atomic Level Distributed Strain within Graphene Divacancies from Bond Rotations has been published in ACS Nano, (2015) pdf




Research on Controlled Formation of Closed Edge Nanopores in Graphene has been published in Nanoscale, (2015) pdf




Research on Resilient High Catalytic Performance of Platinum Nanocatalysts with Porous Graphene Envelope has been published in ACS Nano, (2015) pdf



Research Highlights section of the July 2015 issue of Nature Nanotechnology.

http://nanotechweb.org/cws/article/tech/61502

This was selected as the Front Cover of ACS Nano




Research on Controlled Preferential Oxidation of Grain Boundaries in Monolayer Tungsten Disulfide for Direct Optical Imaging has been published in ACS Nano, (2015) - pdf




Research on All Chemical Vapour Deposition Growth of MoS2:h-BN Vertical Heterostructures has been published in ACS Nano, (2015) - pdf




Research on Temperature Dependence of the Reconstruction of Zigzag Edges in Graphene has been published in ACS Nano, (2015) pdf




Research on Layer-Dependent Modulation of Tungsten Disulfide Photoluminescence by Lateral Electric Field. has been published in ACS Nano, (2015) pdf




A review article on Two-dimensional materials under electron irradiation. has been published in MRS Bulletin, (2015) pdf This is part of the Frontiers of in situ electron microscopy edition




Research on Spatially Dependent Lattice Deformations for Dislocations at the Edges of Graphene has been published in ACS Nano, (2015) pdf




Perspective Article on Wired Up: Interconnecting Two-Dimensional Materials with One-Dimensional Atomic Chains has been published in ACS Nano, (2014) - pdf




Research on Extended Klein Edges in Graphene has been published in ACS Nano, (2014) - pdf




Research on Stability and Spectroscopy of Single Nitrogen Dopants in Graphene at Elevated Temperatures has been published in ACS Nano, (2014) - pdf




Research on Shape Evolution of MoS2 Crystals Grown by Chemical Vapour Deposition has been published in Chemistry of Materials, (2014) - pdf




Research on Detailed Formation Processes of Stable Dislocations in Graphene has been published in Nanoscale, (2014) - pdf




Research on Atomic Level Spatial Variations of Energy States along Graphene Edges has been published in Nano Letters, (2014)- pdf




Research on Controlling sulphur precursor addition for large single crystal domains of WS2 has been published in Nanoscale,(2014)




Research on Crack-Free Growth and Transfer of Continuous Monolayer Graphene Grown on Melted Copper has been published in Chemistry of Materials,(2014)




Research on The Role of the Bridging Atom in Stabilizing Odd Numbered Graphene Vacancies has been published in Nano Letters, (2014)




Research on Atomic Structure and Dynamics of Metal Dopant Pairs in Graphene has been published in Nano Letters, (2014)




Research on Stability and Dynamics of the Tetravacancy in Graphene has been published in Nano Letters, (2014)




Research on Hydrogen-Free Graphene Edges has been published in Nature Communications, (2014)




Research on Inflating Graphene with Atomic-Scale Blisters has been published in Nano Letters, (2014)




Research on PbTe Nanocrystal Arrays on Graphene and the Structural Influence of Capping Ligands has been published in Chemistry of Materials, (2014)



Front Cover of Chemistry of Materials Journal




Research on Optically Enhanced Charge Transfer Between C60 and Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes in Hybrid Electronic Devices has been published in Nanoscale, (2014)




Research on Bond Length and Charge Density Variations within Extended Arm Chair Defects in Graphene has been published in ACS Nano, (2013)




Research on Rippling Graphene at the Nanoscale Through Dislocation Addition has been published in Nano Letters, (2013)




Research on Sensitivity of Graphene Edge States to Surface Adatom Interactins has been published in Nano Letters (2013)




Review Article on Atomic resolution imaging of graphene by transmission electron microscopy has been published in Nanoscale, (2013)




Research on Structural Reconstruction of the Graphene Monovacancy has been published in ACS Nano, (2013)




Research on Dynamics of Single Fe Atoms in Graphene Vacancies has been published in Nano Letters, (2013)




A new book co-edited by Jamie H. Warner - 'Graphene: Fundamentals and Emergent Applications' has been published by Elsevier and is now available.



This book is aimed at new people starting Graphene research and provides a broad overview of the key topics.


Research on Spatial Control of Defect Creation in Graphene at the Nanoscale has been published in Nature Communications, (2012)




Research on The Identification of Inner Tube Defects in Double-Wall Carbon Nanotubes has been published in Small, (2012)




Research on Dislocation Driven Deformations in Graphene has been published in Science.Read more

Science, (2012)

Read the Perspective summary by Luis L. Bonilla, Ana Carpio

Perspective summary in Science, Vol. 337 no. 6091 pp. 161-162 (2012).





http://nanotechweb.org/cws/article/tech/50293

http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/news/2012/jul/19/graphene-defects-tracked-as-they-creep-and-climb

http://graphenetimes.com/2012/07/report-dislocation-driven-deformations-in-graphene/

http://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/45495.php


Research on Atomic Structure of ABC Rhombohedral Stacked Trilayer Graphene has been published in ACS Nano, (2012).Read more



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Research on Large Single Crystals of Graphene on Melted Copper using Chemical Vapour Deposition has been published in ACS Nano. Read more




Research on Resolving Strain in Carbon Nanotubes at the Atomic Level has been published in Nature Materials. Read more




Research on the Structural Distortions in Few Layer Graphene from Creases has been published in ACS Nano. Read more




Research on Two-Dimensional Coalescence Dynamics of Encapsulated Metallofullerenes in Carbon Nanotubes has been published in ACS Nano. Read more




Research on the Motion of Light Adatoms and Molecules on the Surface of Few-Layer Graphene has been published in ACS Nano. Read more




Research on Aligned Rectangular Few-Layer Graphene Domains on Copper Surfaces has been published in Chemistry of Materials. Read more