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Prof Robert Martin

Physics

Personal statement

Robert Martin is Professor of Nanoscience at Strathclyde’s Physics Department and Vice-Dean (Research) for the Faculty of Science. He has worked extensively in semiconductor physics and in the application of optical and electron-beam spectroscopies and imaging, having co-authored over 250 refereed publications and three patents. His current interests focus on GaN, AlInN, AlGaN and CuInSe2 materials. Prior to coming to Strathclyde in 1993, he worked on InGaAsP-based electroabsorption modulators and on magnetotransport in Sb-based semiconductors at Oxford University. In 2008, he spent 6 months at the Centre de Recherche sur l'Hétéro-Epitaxie et ses Applications (CRHEA) CNRS laboratory in Valbonne, France working on AlInN materials and GaN-based microcavities.

Researcher ID: A-7127-2010

| e: r.w.martin@strath.ac.uk | t: 0141 548 3466/3132/2309 | u: http://ssd.phys.strath.ac.uk/ |

Publications

Spectroscopic and electrical signatures of acceptor states in solution processed Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4 solar cells
Tiwari Devendra, Skidchenko Ekaterina, Bowers Jake, Yakushev M. V., Martin Robert, Fermin David J.
Journal of Materials Chemistry. C, (2017)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7tc03953k
Quantum well engineering in InGaN/GaN core-shell nanorod structures
Bryce C. G., Le Boulbar E. D., Coulon P.-M., Edwards P. R., Gîrgel I., Allsopp D. W. E., Shields P. A., Martin R. W.
Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics Vol 50, (2017)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/aa8ae4
Spatially-resolved optical and structural properties of semi-polar (11-22) AlxGa1-xN with x up to 0.56
Bruckbauer Jochen, Li Zhi, Naresh-Kumar G., Warzecha Monika, Edwards Paul R., Jiu Ling, Gong Yipin, Bai Jie, Wang Tao, Trager-Cowan Carol, Martin Robert W.
Scientific Reports Vol 7, (2017)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-10923-9
Charge carrier localised in zero-dimensional (CH3NH3)3Bi2I9 clusters
Ni Chengsheng, Hedley Gordon J., Payne Julia, Svrcek Vladimir, McDonald Calum, Jagadamma Lethy Krishnan, Edwards Paul, Martin Robert, Mariotti Davide, Maguire Paul, Samuel Ifor, Irvine John
Nature Communications Vol 8, (2017)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-00261-9
Influence of the copper content on the optical properties of CZTSe thin films
Yakushev M. V., Sulimov M. A., Márquez-Prieto J., Forbes I., Krustok J., Edwards P. R., Zhivulko V. D., Borodavchenko O. M., Mudryi A. V., Martin R. W.
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells Vol 168, pp. 69-77, (2017)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2017.04.022
Influence of the growth method on the photoluminescence spectra and electronic properties of CuInS2 single crystals
Mudryi A.V., Yakushev M.V., Volkov V.A., Zhivulko V.D., Borodavchenko O.M., Martin R.W.
Journal of Luminescence Vol 186, pp. 123-126, (2017)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2017.02.014

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Professional activities

EMAS 2017 - 15th European Workshop on MODERN DEVELOPMENTS AND APPLICATIONS IN MICROBEAM ANALYSIS and IUMAS-7 Meeting
Invited speaker
7/5/2017
SPIE Photonics West 2017
Invited speaker
28/1/2017
SPIE Photonics West 2016
Invited speaker
13/2/2016
2015 International Conference on Nitride Semiconductors
Invited speaker
2/9/2015
Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics (Journal)
Editorial board member
2015
European Materials Research Society (eMRS) Spring Meeting
Invited speaker
26/5/2014

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Projects

Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP 2016-2017 University of Strathclyde) | McDermott, Ryan
Trager-Cowan, Carol (Principal Investigator) Martin, Robert (Co-investigator) McDermott, Ryan (Research Co-investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2017 - 01-Oct-2020
Impact Acceleration Account - University Of Strathclyde 2012 / R120526-227
Martin, Robert (Principal Investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2012 - 31-Mar-2017
Light-controlled manufacturing of semiconductor structures: a platform for next generation processing of photonic devices
Skabara, Peter (Principal Investigator) Dawson, Martin (Co-investigator) Edwards, Paul (Co-investigator) Martin, Robert (Co-investigator) Watson, Ian (Co-investigator)
"This Platform Grant (PG) will apply our internationally-leading expertise in structured illumination and hybrid inorganic/organic semiconductor optoelectronic devices to create new opportunities in the rapidly developing field of light-controlled manufacturing. Structured illumination fields can in principle be obtained from both inorganic (GaN) and organic LEDs, implemented on a macroscale via relay optics, or demagnified to a microscale. Novel manufacturing with photopolymerisable materials can firstly involve use of structured illumination as a novel means to control motorised stages. This technique can be combined with pattern-programmable UV excitation for mask-free photolithographic patterning, continuous photo-curing over larger fields, localised photochemical deposition, or other forms of photo-labile assembly. Process variants can also be envisaged in which arbitrarily positioned fluorescent objects or markers are 'hunted', and then subject to beam excitation for photocuring or targeted photoexcitation. This method could be used, for example, to immobilise individual colloidal quantum dots for use as emitters in quantum technology applications. Multifunctional devices with sensing ability, such as organic lasers for explosives detection, represent another excellent example of automated devices operating under remote conditions. Further examples of the envisaged uses of this technology include: [1] LED microdisplay asset tags for management of high-value objects (artworks, nuclear fuel containers). [2] Passive asset tags containing unique micro-patterns of fluorescent objects (eg. colloidal quantum dots, organic macromolecules) for higher-volume, anti-counterfeiting applications. [3] Customisable continuous-flow micro-reactors for fine chemical manufacturing. [4] Energy harvesting micro-modules to power other autonomous microsystems, where we will focus on organic PV and ambient-radiation (RF) approaches."
Period 01-Jul-2017 - 30-Jun-2021
LED lights for plants : IAA
Martin, Robert (Principal Investigator) Irvine, James (Co-investigator)
Period 01-May-2016 - 31-Mar-2017
Doctoral Training Partnership (DTA - University of Strathclyde) | Bryce, Christopher
Martin, Robert (Principal Investigator) Edwards, Paul (Co-investigator) Bryce, Christopher (Research Co-investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2014 - 01-Aug-2018
Epsrc Doctoral Training Grant | Kusch, Gunnar
Martin, Robert (Principal Investigator) Trager-Cowan, Carol (Co-investigator) Kusch, Gunnar (Research Co-investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2012 - 12-Oct-2016

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