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David McComb

  • Professor & Ohio Res. Scholar, Materials Science Engineering
  • Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis
    1305 Kinnear Road
    Columbus, OH 43212

About

Professor David McComb is the Director of the Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis (CEMAS), an Ohio Research Scholar and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University.  A chemistry graduate from the University of Glasgow, David completed his PhD in Physics at the University of Cambridge.  David is an expert in the development and application of electron energy-loss spectroscopy (EELS) as a sub-nanometer scale probe of chemistry, structure and bonding.  He has extensive experience in the application of EELS to the study of problems in solid-state chemistry and materials science including structural and compositional variations in high-k oxides, short range magnetic order in transition metal oxides, interfaces in fuel cells, photovoltaics, multiferroics and biomaterials. In recent years he has focused his attention on developing and implementing approaches to studying organic and molecular systems using these methods.  He has demonstrated that these methods can be used to obtain unique insights into materials such on polymers for organic photovoltaics, biomineralized tissues, amyloid plaques, wear particles in macrophage cells associated with metal hip implants, molecular fragments associated with degradation of carbon nanotubes in cells and mechanisms for early stage mineralization processes.  He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Institute of Materials, and until recently was co-director of the London Centre for Nanotechnology as well as Director of Research and Deputy Head of the Department of Materials at Imperial College London.  In October 2011, he joined The Ohio State University as the founding director of the Center for Electron Microscopy and AnalysiS (CEMAS).  This multidisciplinary facility will drive the application of state of the art electron microscopy techniques to strategic research challenges in the physical, engineering, life and medical sciences at OSU and beyond

Honors

  • 20111001

    Adjunct Professor.

  • 20060101

    Rector's Award.

  • 20040101

    Honorary Research Fellow.

  • 19930101

    Innovation in research prize.

  • 19900101-19920101

    Research Fellowship.

  • 19900101-19920101

    Research Fellow.

Journal Articles

2018

  • Kłosowski, M.M.; Carzaniga, R.; Shefelbine, S.J.; Porter, A.E. et al., 2018, "Nanoanalytical electron microscopy of events predisposing to mineralisation of turkey tendon.." Sci Rep 8, no. 1, 3024 - 3024.

2015

  • Sarwar,A,TMGolam; Carnevale,Santino,D; Kent,Thomas,F; Yang,Fan; McComb,David,W; Myers,Roberto,C, 2015, "Tuning the polarization-induced free hole density in nanowires graded from GaN to AlN." APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 106, no. 3, 032102 - 032102.
  • Carnevale,Santino,D; Deitz,Julia,I; Carlin,John,A; Picard,Yoosuf,N; McComb,David,W; De Graef,Marc; Ringel,Steven,A; Grassman,Tyler,J, 2015, "Applications of Electron Channeling Contrast Imaging for the Rapid Characterization of Extended Defects in III-V/Si Heterostructures." IEEE JOURNAL OF PHOTOVOLTAICS 5, no. 2, 676-682 - 676-682.
  • Erhard,N; Sarwar,A,TMGolam; Yang,F; McComb,D,W; Myers,R,C; Holleitner,A,W, 2015, "Optical Control of Internal Electric Fields in Band Gap-Graded InGaN Nanowires." NANO LETTERS 15, no. 1, 332-338 - 332-338.

2013

  • Menzel,Robert; Duerrbeck,Andre; Liberti,Emanuela; Yau,Hin,Chun; McComb,David; Shaffer,Milo,SP, 2013, "Determining the Morphology and Photocatalytic Activity of Two-Dimensional Anatase Nanoplatelets Using Reagent Stoichiometry." CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS 25, no. 10, 2137-2145 - 2137-2145.

2011

  • McGilvery,Catriona,M; McComb,David,W; De Gendt,Stefan; Payzant,E,Andrew; Mackenzie,Maureen; Craven,Alan,J, 2011, "Characterization of Hafnia Powder Prepared from an Oxychloride Sol-Gel." JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CERAMIC SOCIETY 94, no. 3, 886-894 - 886-894.

2010

  • Eustace, DA; McComb, DW; Craven, AJ, 2010, "Probing magnetic order in EELS of chromite spinels using both multiple scattering (FEFF8.2) and DFT (WIEN2k)." MICRON 41, no. 6, 547-553 - 547-553.
  • Jantou-Morris,V; Horton,Michael,A; McComb,David,W, 2010, "The nano-morphological relationships between apatite crystals and collagen fibrils in ivory dentine." BIOMATERIALS 31, no. 19, 5275-5286 - 5275-5286.
  • Ayub,Mariam; Ivanov,Aleksandar; Instuli,Emanuele; Cecchini,Michael; Chansin,Guillaume; McGilvery,Catriona; Hong,Jongin; Baldwin,Geoff; McComb,David; Edel,Joshua,B; Albrecht,Tim, 2010, "Nanopore/electrode structures for single-molecule biosensing." ELECTROCHIMICA ACTA 55, no. 27, 8237-8243 - 8237-8243.
  • Clarke, E; Howe, P; Taylor, M; Spencer, P; Harbord, E; Murray, R; Kadkhodazadeh, S; McComb, DW; Stevens, BJ; Hogg, RA, 2010, "Persistent template effect in InAs/GaAs quantum dot bilayers." JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 107, no. 11,
  • Cavallaro,Andrea; Burriel,Monica; Roqueta,Jaume; Apostolidis,Alexandra; Bernardi,Alessandro; Tarancon,Albert; Srinivasan,Rajagopalan; Cook,Stuart,N; Fraser,Hamish,L; Kilner,John,A; McComb,David,W; Santiso,Jose, 2010, "Electronic nature of the enhanced conductivity in YSZ-STO multilayers deposited by PLD." SOLID STATE IONICS 181, no. 13-14, 592-601 - 592-601.
  • Wang, H; Mauthoor, S; Din, S; Gardener, JA; Chang, R; Warner, M; Aeppli, G; McComb, DW; Ryan, MP; Wu, W; Fisher, AJ; Stoneham, M; Heutz, S, 2010, "Ultra long Copper Phthalocyanine Nanowires with New Crystal Structure and Broad Optical Absorption." ACS NANO 4, no. 7, 3921-3926 - 3921-3926.
  • An, Y; Skinner, SJ; McComb, DW, 2010, "Template-assisted fabrication of macroporous thin films for solid oxide fuel cells." JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY 20, no. 2, 248-254 - 248-254.

2009

  • Jantou,V; Turmaine,M; West,G,D; Horton,M,A; McComb,D,W, 2009, "Focused ion beam milling and ultramicrotomy of mineralised ivory dentine for analytical transmission electron microscopy." MICRON 40, no. 4, 495-501 - 495-501.
  • Breeze,Jonathan,D; Perkins,James,M; McComb,David,W; Alford,Neil,McN, 2009, "Do Grain Boundaries Affect Microwave Dielectric Loss in Oxides?." JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CERAMIC SOCIETY 92, no. 3, 671-674 - 671-674.
  • Lackner,D; Pitts,O,J; Najmi,S; Sandhu,P; Kavanagh,K,L; Yang,A; Steger,M; Thewalt,M,LW; Wang,Y; McComb,D,W; Bolognesi,C,R; Watkins,S,P, 2009, "Growth of InAsSb/InAs MQWs on GaSb for mid-IR photodetector applications." JOURNAL OF CRYSTAL GROWTH 311, no. 14, 3563-3567 - 3563-3567.
  • Thomson, NR; McLachlan, MA; Bower, CL; McComb, DW, 2009, "Formation of Patterned Arrays of Polystyrene Colloidal Crystal Structures on Flexible Functional Substrates." LANGMUIR 25, no. 19, 11344-11350 - 11344-11350.
  • Koh,Ai,Leen; Bao,Kui; Khan,Imran; Smith,W,Ewen; Kothleitner,Gerald; Nordlander,Peter; Maier,Stefan,A; McComb,David,W, 2009, "Electron Energy-Loss Spectroscopy (EELS) of Surface Plasmons in Single Silver Nanoparticles and Dimers: Influence of Beam Damage and Mapping of Dark Modes." ACS NANO 3, no. 10, 3015-3022 - 3015-3022.
  • Bland, PA; Jackson, MD; Coker, RF; Cohen, BA; Webber, JBW; Lee, MR; Duffy, CM; Chater, RJ; Ardakani, MG; McPhail, DS; McComb, DW; Benedix, GK, 2009, "Why aqueous alteration in asteroids was isochemical: High porosity not equal high permeability." EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS 287, no. 3-4, 559-568 - 559-568.
  • Moore, JD; Cohen, LF; Yeshurun, Y; Caplin, AD; Morrison, K; Yates, KA; McGilvery, CM; Perkins, JM; McComb, DW; Trautmann, C; Ren, ZA; Yang, J; Lu, W; Dong, XL; Zhao, ZX, 2009, "The effect of columnar defects on the pinning properties of NdFeAsO0.85 conglomerate particles." SUPERCONDUCTOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY 22, no. 12,
  • MacLaren, I; Ras, T; MacKenzie, M; Craven, AJ; McComb, DW; De Gendt, S, 2009, "Texture, Twinning, and Metastable "Tetragonal" Phase in Ultrathin Films of HfO2 on a Si Substrate." JOURNAL OF THE ELECTROCHEMICAL SOCIETY 156, no. 8, G103-G108 - G103-G108.
  • Zhu,Rong; McLachlan,Martyn; Reyntjens,Steve; Tariq,Farid; Ryan,Mary,P; McComb,David,W, 2009, "Controlling the electrodeposition of mesoporous metals for nanoplasmonics." NANOSCALE 1, no. 3, 355-359 - 355-359.

2008

  • Khokhar,A,Z; De La Rue,R,M; Treble,B,M; McComb,D,W; Johnson,N,P, 2008, "Stibnite inverse opal." MICRO & NANO LETTERS 3, no. 1, 1-6 - 1-6.
  • McGilvery,C,M; McFadzean,S; MacKenzie,M; Docherty,F,T; Craven,A,J; McComb,D,W; De Gendt,S, 2008, "Nucleation, Crystallisation and Phase Segregation in HfO2 and HfSiO." MICROSCOPY OF SEMICONDUCTING MATERIALS 2007 120, 325-328 - 325-328.
  • Craven,A,J; MacKenzie,M; McComb,D,W, 2008, "Nanoanalysis of high-k dielectrics on semiconductors." IPFA 2008: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 15TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON THE PHYSICAL & FAILURE ANALYSIS OF INTEGRATED CIRCUITS 1, 269-274 - 269-274.
  • Craven,A,J; MacKenzie,M; McComb,D,W, 2008, "Nanoanalysis of high-k dielectrics on semiconductors." IPFA 2008: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 15TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON THE PHYSICAL & FAILURE ANALYSIS OF INTEGRATED CIRCUITS 1, 269-274 - 269-274.
  • Eustace,D,A; McComb,D,W; Buckle,L; Buckle,P; Ashley,T; Singh,L,J; Barber,Z,H; Gilbertson,A,M; Branford,W,R; Clowes,S,K; Cohen,L,F, 2008, "(S)TEM Characterisation of InAs/MgO/Co Multilayers." MICROSCOPY OF SEMICONDUCTING MATERIALS 2007 120, 153-156 - 153-156.
  • MacKenzie,M; Craven,A,J; McComb,D,W; McGilvery,C,M; McFadzean,S; De Gendt,S, 2008, "Electron Energy-Loss Spectrum Imaging of an HfSiO High-k Dielectric Stack with a TaN Metal Gate." MICROSCOPY OF SEMICONDUCTING MATERIALS 2007 120, 313-316 - 313-316.
  • Jasper, A; Kilner, JA; McComb, DW, 2008, "TEM and impedance spectroscopy of doped ceria electrolytes." SOLID STATE IONICS 179, no. 21-26, 904-908 - 904-908.
  • Moore,J,D; Morrison,K; Yates,K,A; Caplin,A,D; YESHURUN,Y; Cohen,L,F; Perkins,J,M; McGilvery,C,M; McComb,D,W; Ren,Z,A; Yang,J; Lu,W; Dong,X,L; Zhao,Z,X, 2008, "Evidence for supercurrent connectivity in conglomerate particles in NdFeAsO1-delta." SUPERCONDUCTOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY 21, no. 9, 092004 - 092004.
  • Wang,Y,Q; Nikitin,K; McComb,D,W, 2008, "Fabrication of Au-Cu2O core-shell nanocube heterostructures." CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS 456, no. 4-6, 202-205 - 202-205.
  • Schaeffer,Nicolas; Tan,Bien; Dickinson,Calum; Rosseinsky,Matthew,J; Laromaine,Anna; McComb,David,W; Stevens,Molly,M; Wang,Yiqian; Petit,Laure; Barentin,Catherine; Spiller,David,G; Cooper,Andrew,I; Levy,Raphael, 2008, "Fluorescent or not? Size-dependent fluorescence switching for polymer-stabilized gold clusters in the 1.1-1.7 nm size range." CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS 1, no. 34, 3986-3988 - 3986-3988.
  • Thomson, NR; Bower, CL; McComb, DW, 2008, "Identification of mechanisms, competing with self-assembly during directed colloidal deposition." JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY 18, no. 21, 2500-2505 - 2500-2505.
  • Docherty, FT; MacKenzie, M; Craven, AJ; McComb, DW; De Gendt, S; McFadzean, S; McGilvery, CM, 2008, "A nanoanalytical investigation of elemental distributions in high-k dielectric gate stacks on silicon." MICROELECTRONIC ENGINEERING 85, no. 1, 61-64 - 61-64.
  • Li, WX; Fenton, JC; Wang, YQ; McComb, DW; Warburton, PA, 2008, "Tunability of the superconductivity of tungsten films grown by focused-ion-beam direct writing." JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 104, no. 9,
  • Harkins, P; MacKenzie, M; Craven, AJ; McComb, DW, 2008, "Quantitative electron energy-loss spectroscopy (EELS) analyses of lead zirconate titanate." MICRON 39, no. 6, 709-716 - 709-716.
  • McLachlana, MA; Barron, CCA; Johnson, NP; De La Rue, RM; McComb, DW, 2008, "Preparation of large area three-dimensionally ordered macroporous thin films by confined infiltration and crystallisation." JOURNAL OF CRYSTAL GROWTH 310, no. 10, 2644-2648 - 2644-2648.

2007

  • Barron, CCA; McLachlan, M; Zhang, Q; McComb, DW, 2007, "Ferroelectric three-dimensionally ordered macroporous thin films." INTEGRATED FERROELECTRICS 92, 43-52 - 43-52.
  • Magnus, F; Clowes, SK; Gilbertson, AM; Branford, WR; Barkhoudarov, ED; Cohen, LF; Singh, LJ; Barber, ZH; Blamire, MG; Buckle, PD; Buckle, L; Ashley, T; Eustace, DA; McComb, DW, 2007, "Electrical characterization of MgO tunnel barriers grown on InAs (001) epilayers." APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 91, no. 12,
  • Singh, LJ; Oliver, RA; Barber, ZH; Eustace, DA; McComb, DW; Clowes, SK; Gilbertson, AM; Magnus, F; Branford, WR; Cohen, LF; Buckle, L; Buckle, PD; Ashley, T, 2007, "Preparation of InAs(001) surface for spin injection via a chemical route." JOURNAL OF PHYSICS D-APPLIED PHYSICS 40, no. 10, 3190-3193 - 3190-3193.
  • MacKenzie, M; Craven, AJ; McComb, DW; De Gendt, S; Docherty, FT; McGilvery, CM; McFadzean, S, 2007, "Advanced nanoanalysis of a Hf-based high-k dielectric stack prior to activation." ELECTROCHEMICAL AND SOLID STATE LETTERS 10, no. 6, G33-G35 - G33-G35.
  • Barquin,L,Fernandez; Calderon,R,Garcia; Farago,B; Rodriguez-Carvajal,J; Bleloch,A; McComb,D; Chater,R; Pankhurst,Q,A, 2007, "Neutron spin echo evidence of mesoscopic spin correlations among Fe(Cu) ferromagnetic nanoparticles in a silver diamagnetic matrix." PHYSICAL REVIEW B 76, no. 17, 172404 - 172404.
  • McLachlan, MA; McComb, DW; Berhanu, S; Jones, TS, 2007, "Template directed synthesis of nanostructured phthalocyanine thin films." JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY 17, no. 36, 3773-3776 - 3773-3776.

2006

  • Khan, I; Cunningham, D; Littleford, RE; Graham, D; Smith, WE; McComb, DW, 2006, "From micro to nano: Analysis of surface-enhanced resonance Raman spectroscopy active sites via multiscale correlations." ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY 78, no. 1, 224-230 - 224-230.
  • Mackenzie,M; Craven,A,J; McComb,D,W; De Gendt,S, 2006, "Interfacial reactions in a HfO2/TiN/poly-Si gate stack." APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 88, no. 19, 192112 - 192112.
  • Mackenzie,M; Craven,A,J; Hamilton,D,A; McComb,D,W, 2006, "Electron energy-loss spectrum imaging of high-k dielectric stacks." APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 88, no. 2, 022108 - 022108.
  • Khan, IR; Cunningham, D; Lazar, S; Graham, D; Smith, WE; McComb, DW, 2006, "A TEM and electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS) investigation of active and inactive silver particles for surface enhanced resonance Raman spectroscopy (SERRS)." FARADAY DISCUSSIONS 132, 171-178 - 171-178.
  • Cunningham, D; Littleford, RE; Smith, WE; Lundahl, PJ; Khan, I; McComb, DW; Graham, D; Laforest, N, 2006, "Practical control of SERRS enhancement." FARADAY DISCUSSIONS 132, 135-145 - 135-145.
  • MacKenzie, M; Craven, AJ; McComb, DW; De Gendt, S, 2006, "Advanced nanoanalysis of high-k dielectric stacks." JOURNAL OF THE ELECTROCHEMICAL SOCIETY 153, no. 9, F215-F218 - F215-F218.
  • MacKenzie, M; Craven, AJ; McComb, DW; De Gendt, S, 2006, "Interfacial reactions in a HfO2/TiN/poly-Si gate stack." APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 88, no. 19,
  • Jin, CJ; Li, ZY; McLachlan, MA; McComb, DW; De La Rue, RM; Johnson, NP, 2006, "Optical properties of tetragonal photonic crystal synthesized via template-assisted self-assembly." JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 99, no. 11,
  • T Docherty,F; MacKenzie,M; Pennicard,D; Craven,A,J; McComb,D,W, 2006, "Understanding and preventing beam damage effects in partially processed high-k gate stacks." EMAG-NANO 2005: IMAGING, ANALYSIS AND FABRICATION ON THE NANOSCALE 26, 231-234 - 231-234.
  • Eustace,D,A; Docherty,F,T; McComb,D,W; Craven,A,J, 2006, "ELNES as a probe of magnetic order in mixed oxides." EMAG-NANO 2005: IMAGING, ANALYSIS AND FABRICATION ON THE NANOSCALE 26, 165-168 - 165-168.
  • Litvinenko, KL; Murdin, BN; Allam, J; Pidgeon, CR; Zhang, T; Harris, JJ; Cohen, LF; Eustace, DA; McComb, DW, 2006, "Spin lifetime in InAs epitaxial layers grown on GaAs." PHYSICAL REVIEW B 74, no. 7,

2005

  • McLachlan, MA; Johnson, NP; De La Rue, R; McComb, DW, 2005, "Domain size and thickness control of thin film photonic crystals." JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY 15, no. 3, 369-371 - 369-371.
  • Khan, I; Cunningham, D; Graham, D; McComb, DW; Smith, WE, 2005, "Identification and characterization of active and inactive species for surface-enhanced resonance Raman scattering." JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B 109, no. 8, 3454-3459 - 3454-3459.
  • Littleford,R,E; Cunningham,D; Matousek,P; Towrie,M; Parker,A,W; Khan,I; McComb,D; Smith,W,E, 2005, "Surface-enhanced resonance Raman scattering using pulsed and continuous-wave laser excitation." JOURNAL OF RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY 36, no. 6-7, 600-605 - 600-605.
  • MacKenzie, M; Weatherly, GC; McComb, DW; Craven, AJ, 2005, "Electron energy loss spectroscopy of a TiAlN coating on stainless steel." SCRIPTA MATERIALIA 53, no. 8, 983-987 - 983-987.
  • Hobbs, L; Eddie, I; Erwin, G; Bryce, AC; De la Rue, RM; Roberts, JS; Krauss, TF; Mccomb, DW; Mackenzie, M, 2005, "Reprocessing of thermally oxidized aluminum arsenide (AlAs) in epitaxial multilayers without delamination." JOURNAL OF ELECTRONIC MATERIALS 34, no. 3, 232-239 - 232-239.
  • Jin,C,J; McLachlan,M,A; McComb,D,W; De La Rue,R,M; Johnson,N,P, 2005, "Template-assisted growth of nominally cubic (100)-oriented three-dimensional crack-free photonic crystals." NANO LETTERS 5, no. 12, 2646-2650 - 2646-2650.
  • Craven, AJ; MacKenzie, M; McComb, DW; Docherty, FT, 2005, "Investigating physical and chemical changes in high-k gate stacks using nanoanalytical electron microscopy." MICROELECTRONIC ENGINEERING 80, 90-97 - 90-97.

2004

  • Hamilton, DA; Craven, AJ; MacKenzie, M; McComb, DW, 2004, "Understanding gate oxide materials: ELNES of Hf and Zr compounds." ELECTRON MICROSCOPY AND ANALYSIS 2003 no. 179, 79-82 - 79-82.
  • McComb, DW; Craven, AJ; Hamilton, DA; MacKenzie, M, 2004, "Probing local coordination environments in high-k materials for gate stack applications." APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 84, no. 22, 4523-4525 - 4523-4525.
  • Ross, IM; Rainforth, WM; Scott, AJ; Brown, AP; Brydson, R; McComb, DW, 2004, "Electron energy-loss spectroscopy (EELS) studies of an yttria stabilized TZP ceramic." JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN CERAMIC SOCIETY 24, no. 7, 2023-2029 - 2023-2029.
  • McLachlan,M,A; Johnson,N,P; De La Rue,R,M; McComb,D,W, 2004, "Thin film photonic crystals: synthesis and characterisation." JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY 14, no. 2, 144-150 - 144-150.
  • Khan, I; Polwart, E; McComb, DW; Smith, WE, 2004, "Correlation of optical properties with structure of immoblised nanoparticles - a method for probing the mechanism of SERRS." ANALYST 129, no. 10, 950-955 - 950-955.
  • Harkins, P; McComb, DW; MacKenzie, M; Craven, AJ, 2004, "ELNES of titanate perovskites - a probe of structure and bonding." ELECTRON MICROSCOPY AND ANALYSIS 2003 no. 179, 119-122 - 119-122.
  • MacKenzie, M; Craven, AJ; McComb, DW; Hamilton, DA; McFadzean, S, 2004, "Spectrum imaging of high-k dielectric stacks." ELECTRON MICROSCOPY AND ANALYSIS 2003 no. 179, 299-302 - 299-302.

2003

  • Haswell,R; McComb,D,W; Smith,W, 2003, "Preparation of site-specific cross-sections of heterogeneous catalysts prepared by focused ion beam milling." JOURNAL OF MICROSCOPY-OXFORD 211, 161-166 - 161-166.
  • Craven, AJ; MacKenzie, M; McComb, DW; Hamilton, DA, 2003, "Application of spectrum imaging to the study of high-k dielectric stacks." MICROSCOPY OF SEMICONDUCTING MATERIALS 2003 no. 180, 393-396 - 393-396.

2002

  • Ostanin, S; Salamatov, E; Craven, AJ; McComb, DW; Vlachos, D, 2002, "Theory of the phases and atomistic structure of yttria-doped zirconia." PHYSICAL REVIEW B 66, no. 13,
  • Ostanin, S; Craven, AJ; McComb, DW; Vlachos, D; Alavi, A; Paxton, AT; Finnis, MW, 2002, "Electron energy-loss near-edge shape as a probe to investigate the stabilization of yttria-stabilized zirconia." PHYSICAL REVIEW B 65, no. 22,

2001

  • MacKenzie, M; Weatherly, GC; McComb, DW; Perovic, A; Craven, AJ, 2001, "Interfacial reaction products in Al-based metal-matrix composites." ELECTRON MICROSCOPY AND ANALYSIS 2001 no. 168, 283-286 - 283-286.
  • Kealey, CP; Klapotke, TM; McComb, DW; Robertson, MI; Winfield, JM, 2001, "Fluorination of polycrystalline diamond films and powders. An investigation using FTIR spectroscopy, SEM, energy-filtered TEM, XPS and fluorine-18 radiotracer methods." JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY 11, no. 3, 879-886 - 879-886.
  • Ross, IM; Rainforth, WM; McComb, DW; Scott, AJ; Brydson, R, 2001, "Grain boundary segregation in Al2O3 doped 3Y-TZP ceramics." ELECTRON MICROSCOPY AND ANALYSIS 2001 no. 168, 299-302 - 299-302.
  • Johnson, NP; McComb, DW; Richel, A; Treble, BM; De la Rue, RM, 2001, "Synthesis and optical properties of opal and inverse opal photonic crystals." SYNTHETIC METALS 116, no. 1-3, 469-473 - 469-473.
  • McComb, DW; Treble, BM; Smith, CJ; De La Rue, RM; Johnson, NP, 2001, "Synthesis and characterisation of photonic crystals." JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY 11, no. 1, 142-148 - 142-148.
  • Vlachos,D; Craven,A,J; McComb,D,W, 2001, "The influence of dopant concentration on the oxygen K-edge ELNES and XANES in yttria-stabilized zirconia." JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER 13, no. 48, 10799-10809 - 10799-10809.
  • Ross, IM; Rainforth, WM; Scott, AJ; Brown, AP; Brydson, R; McComb, DW, 2001, "Differentiation of zirconia polymorphs using EELS and ELNES." ELECTRON MICROSCOPY AND ANALYSIS 2001 no. 168, 303-306 - 303-306.
  • Ross, IM; Rainforth, WM; McComb, DW; Scott, AJ; Brydson, R, 2001, "The role of trace additions of alumina to yttria-tetragonal zirconia polycrystals (Y-TZP)." SCRIPTA MATERIALIA 45, no. 6, 653-660 - 653-660.
  • Docherty, FT; Craven, AJ; McComb, DW; Skakle, J, 2001, "ELNES investigations of the oxygen K-edge in spinels." ULTRAMICROSCOPY 86, no. 3-4, 273-288 - 273-288.
  • Maclean, EDW; Craven, AJ; McComb, DW, 2001, "Valence losses at interfaces in aluminium alloys." ELECTRON MICROSCOPY AND ANALYSIS 2001 no. 168, 259-262 - 259-262.

2000

  • Richel, A; Johnson, NP; McComb, DW, 2000, "Observation of Bragg reflection in photonic crystals synthesized from air spheres in a titania matrix (vol 76, pg 1816, 2000)." APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 77, no. 7, 1062-1063 - 1062-1063.
  • Ostanin,S; Craven,A,J; McComb,D,W; Vlachos,D; Alavi,A; Finnis,M,W; Paxton,A,T, 2000, "Effect of relaxation on the oxygen K-edge electron energy-loss near-edge structure in yttria-stabilized zirconia." PHYSICAL REVIEW B 62, no. 22, 14728-14735 - 14728-14735.
  • Richel,A; Johnson,N,P; McComb,D,W, 2000, "Observation of Bragg reflection in photonic crystals synthesized from air spheres in a titania matrix." APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 76, no. 14, 1816-1818 - 1816-1818.
  • McComb,D,W; Ning,X,G; Weatherly,G,C; Pan,J; Lloyd,D,J, 2000, "Interfacial reaction chemistry in Al-based metal-matrix composites." PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE A-PHYSICS OF CONDENSED MATTER STRUCTURE DEFECTS AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES 80, no. 11, 2509-2527 - 2509-2527.

1999

  • Docherty, FT; Craven, AJ; McComb, DW, 1999, "ELNES investigations of the structure and electronic properties of chromium spinels." ELECTRON MICROSCOPY AND ANALYSIS 1999 no. 161, 203-206 - 203-206.

1998

  • Piva, PG; Goldberg, RD; Mitchell, IV; Chen, HJ; Feenstra, RM; Weatherly, GC; McComb, DW; Aers, GC; Poole, PJ; Charbonneau, S, 1998, "A comparison of spectroscopic and microscopic observations of ion-induced intermixing in InGaAs/InP quantum wells." APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 72, no. 13, 1599-1601 - 1599-1601.

1997

  • Yang, W; Weatherly, GC; McComb, DW; Lloyd, DJ, 1997, "The structure of SiC-reinforced Mg casting alloys." JOURNAL OF MICROSCOPY-OXFORD 185, 292-302 - 292-302.
  • McComb, DW; Weatherly, GC, 1997, "The effect of secondary electrons generated in a commercial FEG-TEM on electron energy-loss spectra." ULTRAMICROSCOPY 68, no. 1, 61-67 - 61-67.
  • Okada, T; Weatherly, GC; McComb, DW, 1997, "Growth of strained InGaAs layers on InP substrates." JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 81, no. 5, 2185-2196 - 2185-2196.
  • Perovic, DD; Bahierathan, B; Lafontaine, H; Houghton, DC; McComb, DW, 1997, "Kinetic critical thickness for surface wave instability vs misfit dislocation formation in GexSi1-x/Si(100) heterostructures." PHYSICA A 239, no. 1-3, 11-17 - 11-17.

1996

  • McComb, DW; Okada, T; Weatherly, GC; Wolkow, RA; Hulse, JE, 1996, "Cross-sectional transmission electron microscopy and scanning tunnelling microscopy applied to investigation of phase segregation in III-V multilayers grown by molecular beam epitaxy." PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE LETTERS 73, no. 3, 129-136 - 129-136.
  • McComb, DW; Collings, BA; Wolkow, RA; Moffatt, DJ; MacPherson, CD; Rayner, DM; Hackett, PA; Hulse, JE, 1996, "An atom-resolved view of silicon nanoclusters." CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS 251, no. 1-2, 8-12 - 8-12.
  • McComb,D,W, 1996, "Bonding and electronic structure in zirconia pseudopolymorphs investigated by electron energy-loss spectroscopy." PHYSICAL REVIEW B 54, no. 10, 7094-7102 - 7094-7102.

1995

  • MCCOMB, DW; HOWIE, A, 1995, "VALENCE LOSS SPECTRA FROM SIO2 POLYMORPHS OF DIFFERENT DENSITY." NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION B-BEAM INTERACTIONS WITH MATERIALS AND ATOMS 96, no. 3-4, 569-574 - 569-574.
  • MCCOMB, DW; WOLKOW, RA; MOFFATT, DJ; HACKETT, PA, 1995, "ON THE STRUCTURE AND STABILITY OF SI(111)-(7X7) FRAGMENTS CREATED DURING GROWTH OF AG/SI(111)-(ROOT-3X-ROOT-3)." SURFACE SCIENCE 340, no. 1-2, L955-L959 - L955-L959.

1994

  • BARRAS, J; KLINOWSKI, J; MCCOMB, DW, 1994, "AL-27 AND SI-29 SOLID-STATE NMR-STUDIES OF DEALUMINATED MORDENITE." JOURNAL OF THE CHEMICAL SOCIETY-FARADAY TRANSACTIONS 90, no. 24, 3719-3723 - 3719-3723.
  • MCCOMB, DW; MOFFATT, DJ; HACKETT, PA; WILLIAMS, BR; MASON, BF, 1994, "SCANNING-TUNNELING-MICROSCOPY INVESTIGATION OF THE NUCLEATION AND GROWTH OF AG/SI(111)-(ROOT-3X-ROOT-3)." PHYSICAL REVIEW B 49, no. 24, 17139-17148 - 17139-17148.
  • WILLIAMS, BR; MASON, BF; MCCOMB, DW; MOFFATT, DJ; HACKETT, PA, 1994, "A SCANNING-TUNNELING-MICROSCOPY INVESTIGATION OF THE REACTION OF HYDROGEN-ATOMS WITH AG/SI(111)-(ROOT-X-ROOT-3." SURFACE SCIENCE 313, no. 1-2, L790-L796 - L790-L796.
  • HANSEN, PL; BRYDSON, R; MCCOMB, DW; RICHARDSON, I, 1994, "EELS FINGERPRINT OF AL-COORDINATION IN SILICATES." MICROSCOPY MICROANALYSIS MICROSTRUCTURES 5, no. 3, 173-182 - 173-182.
  • MCCOMB, DW; WOLKOW, RA; HACKETT, PA, 1994, "DEFECTS ON THE AG/SI(111)-(ROOT-3X-ROOT-3) SURFACE." PHYSICAL REVIEW B 50, no. 24, 18268-18274 - 18268-18274.

1993

  • Brydson,R; Richardson,I,G; McComb,D,W; Groves,G,W, 1993, "PARALLEL ELECTRON-ENERGY-LOSS SPECTROSCOPY STUDY OF AL-SUBSTITUTED CALCIUM SILICATE HYDRATE (C-S-H) PHASES PRESENT IN HARDENED CEMENT PASTES." SOLID STATE COMMUNICATIONS 88, no. 2, 183-187 - 183-187.
  • MCGIBBON, AJ; BROWN, LM; BLELOCH, AL; BROWNING, ND; AIRES, FCS; FALLON, PJ; GASKELL, PH; GILKES, KWR; HANSEN, PL; HOWIE, A; MAYNARD, AD; MCCOMB, DW; MCMULLAN, D; MULLEJANS, H; MUROOKA, Y; PATERSON, JH; PEROVIC, DD; PIKE, WT; RAUF, IA; RODENBURG, JM; SAEED, A; STELMASHENKO, N; TU, KN; WALLS, MG; WALSH, CA; YUAN, J; ZHAO, J, 1993, "MICROSCOPY IN SOLID-STATE SCIENCE." MICROSCOPY RESEARCH AND TECHNIQUE 24, no. 4, 299-315 - 299-315.

1992

  • HANSEN, PL; BRYDSON, R; MCCOMB, DW, 1992, "P -] P-LIKE TRANSITIONS AT THE SILICON L2,3-EDGES OF SILICATES." MICROSCOPY MICROANALYSIS MICROSTRUCTURES 3, no. 2-3, 213-219 - 213-219.
  • MCCOMB, DW; BRYDSON, R; HANSEN, PL; PAYNE, RS, 1992, "QUALITATIVE INTERPRETATION OF ELECTRON ENERGY-LOSS NEAR-EDGE STRUCTURE IN NATURAL ZIRCON." JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER 4, no. 43, 8363-8374 - 8363-8374.

1991

  • MCCOMB, DW; HANSEN, PL; BRYDSON, R, 1991, "A STUDY OF SILICON ELNES IN NESOSILICATES." MICROSCOPY MICROANALYSIS MICROSTRUCTURES 2, no. 5, 561-568 - 561-568.

1990

  • MCCOMB, DW; HOWIE, A, 1990, "CHARACTERIZATION OF ZEOLITE CATALYSTS USING ELECTRON-ENERGY LOSS SPECTROSCOPY." ULTRAMICROSCOPY 34, no. 1-2, 84-92 - 84-92.

1989

  • BUGLASS, JG; HOWIE, A; MCCOMB, DW, 1989, "APPLICATIONS OF ELECTRON-MICROSCOPY METHODS TO CATALYST PROBLEMS." CATALYSIS LETTERS 3, no. 1, 17-23 - 17-23.