Publications


GaN-on-diamond technology platform: Bonding-free membrane manufacturing process

MD Smith, JA Cuenca, DE Field, YC Fu, C Yuan, F Massabuau, S Mandal, JW Pomeroy, RA Oliver, MJ Uren, K Elgid, OA Williams, I Thayne and M Kuball

AIP Advances, 10 (2020) 035306


Quantitative analysis of the interaction between a dc SQUID and an integrated micromechanical doubly clamped cantilever

M Salman, GM Klemencic, S Mandal, S Manifold, L Mustafa, OA Williams and SR Giblin

Journal of Applied Physics,  125 (2019) 224503


Synthetic routes, characterization and photophysical properties of luminescent, surface functionalized nanodiamonds

AH Day, SJ Adams, L Gines, OA Williams, BRG Johnson, IA Fallis, EJ Loveridge, GS Bahra, PCF Oyston, JM Herra and SJA Pope

Carbon,  152 (2019) 335


Thick, adherent diamond films on AlN with thermal barrier resistance

S Mandal, C Yuan, F Massabuau, JW Pomeroy, J Cuenca, H Bland, E Thomas, D Wallis, T Batten, D Morgan, R Oliver, M Kuball and OA Williams

ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces,  11 (2019) 40826


Facile Amine Termination of Nanodiamond Particles and Their Surface Reaction Dynamics 

AI Ahmed, L Gines, S Mandal, CT Song, OA Williams, MN Sarmiento and CL Cheng

ACS Omega,  4 (2019) 16715


Giant Reflection Coefficient on Sc0.26Al0.74N Polycrystalline Diamond Surface Acoustic Wave Resonators 

MS Lozano, Z Chen, OA Williams and GF Iriarte

Physica Status Solidi (a), (2019) 1900360


Superconducting boron doped nanocrystalline diamond on boron nitride ceramics

S Mandal, HA Bland, JA Cuenca, M Snowball and OA Williams

Nanoscale,  11 (2019) 10266


Microwave cavity perturbation of nitrogen doped nanocrystalline diamond films

JA Cuenca, KJ Sankaran, P Pobedinskas, K Panda, IN Lin, A Porch, K Haenen and OA Williams

Carbon,  145 (2019) 740


Observation of a superconducting glass state in granular superconducting diamond

GM Klemencic, JM Fellows, JM Werrell, S Mandal, SR Giblin, RA Smith and OA Williams

Scientific Reports,  9 (2019) 4578


Superconducting diamond on silicon nitride for device applications

HA Bland, ELH Thomas, GM Klemencic, S Mandal, DJ Morgan, A Papageorgiou, TG Jones and OA Williams

Scientific Reports,  9 (2019) 2911


Production of metal-free diamond nanoparticles

L Gines, S Mandal, DJ Morgan, R Lewis, PR Davies, P Borri, GW Morley and OA Williams

ACS Omega,  3 (2018) 16099


Strongly inhomogeneous distribution of spectral properties of silicon-vacancy color centers in nanodiamonds

S Lindner, A Bommer, A Muzha, A Krueger, L Gines, S Mandal, O Williams, E Londero, A Gali and C Becher

New Journal of Physics,  20 (2018) 115002


Temperature coefficient of frequency of SAW resonators on Sc 0.26 Al 0.74 N/polycrystalline diamond heterostructures

MS Lozano, Z Chen, OA Williams and GF Iriarte

Smart Materials and Structures,  27 (2018) 075015


Air-clad suspended nanocrystalline diamond ridge waveguides

A Abdou, P Panduranga, J Richter, ELH Thomas, S Mandal, OA Williams, J Witzens and MP Nezhad

Optics Express,  26 (2018) 13883


Battery-like supercapacitors from vertically aligned carbon nanofiber coated diamond: design and demonstrator

S Yu, N Yang, M Vogel, S Mandal, OA Williams, S Jiang, H Schönherr, B Yang and X Jiang

Advanced Energy Materials,  8 (2018) 1702947


Pure nanodiamonds for levitated optomechanics in vacuum

AC Frangeskou, ATMA Rahman, L GInes, S Mandal, OA Williams, PF Barker and GW Morley

New Journal of Physics,  20 (2018) 043016


Effect of ultraprecision polishing techniques on coherence times of shallow nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond

G Braunbeck, S Mandal, M Touge, OA Williams and F Reinhard

Diamond and Related Materials,  85 (2018) 18


A simple, space constrained NIRIM type reactor for chemical vapour deposition of diamond

ELH Thomas, L Gines, S Mandal, GH Klemencic and OA Williams

AIP Advances,  8 (2018) 035325


Fluorinated nanodiamonds as unique neutron reflector

V Nesvizhevsky, U Köster, M Dubois, N Batisse, L Frezet, A Bosak, L Gines and OA Williams

Carbon,  130 (2018) 799


Fluorinated nanodiamonds as unique neutron reflector

V Nesvizhevsky, U Köster, M Dubois, N Batisse, L Frezet, A Bosak, L Gines and OA Williams

Journal of Neutron Research,  20 (2018) 81


Redox agent enhanced chemical mechanical polishing of thin film diamond

S Mandal, ELH Thomas, L Gines, D Morgan, J Green, EB Brousseau and OA Williams

Carbon,  130 (2018) 25


Microwave permittivity of trace sp2 carbon impurities in sub-micron diamond powders

J Cuenca, ELH Thomas, S Mandal, DJ Morgan, F Lloret, D Araujo, OA Williams and A Porch

ACS Omega, 3 (2018) 2183


Surface zeta potential and diamond seeding on gallium nitride films

S Mandal, ELT Thomas, C Middleton, L Gines, JT Griffiths, MJ Kappers, RA Oliver, DJ Wallis, LE Goff, SA Lynch, M Kuball and OA Williams

ACS Omega,  2 (2017) 7275


Spectroscopic ellipsometry of nanocrystalline diamond film growth 

ELH Thomas, S Mandal, A-I Ahmed, JE Macdonald, TG Dane, J Rawle, C-L Cheng and OA Williams

ACS Omega,  2 (2017) 6715


Effect of slurry composition on the chemical mechanical polishing of thin diamond films 

JM Werrell, S Mandal, ELH Thomas, EB Brousseau, R Lewis, P Borri, PR Davies and OA Williams 

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials,  18 (2017) 654


Fluctuation Spectroscopy as a probe of granular superconducting diamond films

GM Klemencic, JM Fellows, JM Werrell, S Mandal, SR Giblin, RA Smith and OA Williams

Physical Review Materials,  1 (2017) 044801


Positive zeta potential of nanodiamonds

L Gines, S Mandal, A-I Ahmed, C-L Cheng, M Sow and OA Williams

Nanoscale,  9 (2017) 12549


Impact of chemical vapour deposition plasma inhomogeneity on the spatial variation of sp2 carbon in boron doped diamond electrodes

ZJ Ayres, JC Newland, ME Newton, S Mandal, OA Williams and JV Macpherson

Carbon,  121 (2017) 434


Superconductivity in planarised nanocrystalline diamond films

GM Klemencic, S Mandal, JM Werrell, SR Giblin and OA Williams

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials,  18 (2017) 239


Slow electron-phonon cooling in superconducting diamond films

N Titova, AI Kardakova, N Tovpeko, S Ryabchun, S Mandal, D Morozov, GM Klemencic, SR Giblin, OA Williams, GN Goltsman and TM Klapwijk

IEEE Transacations on Applied Superconductivity,  27 (2017) 7501104


Battery-like supercapacitors from diamond networks and water-soluble redox electrolytes

S Yu, N Yang, H Zhuang, S Mandal, OA Williams, B Yang, N Huang and X Jiang

Journal of Materials Chemistry A,  5 (2017) 1778


CO 2 laser micromachining of nanocrystalline diamond films grown on doped silicon substrates

J Richter, A Abdou, OA Williams, J Witzens and M Nezhad

Optical Materials Express,  6 (2016) 3916


Chemical Nucleation of Diamond Films

S Mandal, ELH Thomas, T Jenny and OA Williams

ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces,  8 (2016) 26620


Low temperature catalytic reactivity of nanodiamond in molecular hydrogen

A-I Ahmed, S Mandal, L Gines, OA Williams and C-L Cheng

Carbon,  10 (2016) 438


Investigating the broadband microwave absorption of nanodiamond impurities

JA Cuenca, E Thomas, S Mandal, O Williams and A Porch

IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques,  63 (2015) 4110


Electrochemical Supercapacitors from Diamond

S Yu, N Yang, H Zhuang, J Meyer, S Mandal, OA Williams, I Lilge, H Schönherr and X Jiang

Journal of Physical Chemistry,  119 (2015) 18918


Microwave determination of sp2 carbon fraction in nanodiamond powders

JA Cuenca, E Thomas, S Mandal, O Williams and A Porch

Carbon,  81 (2015) 174


Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microscopy of single nanodiamonds

I Pope, L Payne, G Zoriniants, E Thomas, O Williams, P Watson, W Langbein and P Borri

Nature Nanotechnology,  9 (2014) 940


Silica based polishing of {100} and {111} single crystal diamond

ELH Thomas, S Mandal, EB Brousseau and OA Williams

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials,  15 (2014) 035013


MEMS/NEMS based on mono-, nano- and ultrananocrystalline diamond films

AV Sumant, O Auciello, M Liao and OA Williams

Materials Research Society Bulletin,  39 (2014) 511


Superconducting nano-mechanical diamond resonators

T Bautze, S Mandal, OA Williams, P Rodiére, T Meunier and C Bäuerle

Carbon,  72 (2014) 100


Chemical mechanical polishing of thin film diamond

EL Thomas, GW Nelson, S Mandal, JS Foord and OA Williams

Carbon,  68 (2014) 473


Observation of nonlinear dissipation in piezoresistive diamond nanomechanical resonators by heterodyne down-mixing

M Imboden, OA Williams and P Mohanty

Nanoletters,  13 (2013) 4014


Diamond underlayer microstructure effect on the orientation of AlN piezoelectric layers for high frequency SAW resonators by TEM

F Lloret, D Araújo, MP Villar, JG Rodríguez-Madrid, GF Iriate, OA Williams and F Calle

Microelectronic Engineering,  112 (2013) 193


Microwave properties of nanodiamond particles

D Slocombe, A Porch, E Bustarret and OA Williams

Applied Physics Letters,  102 (2013) 244102


Functional polymer brushes on diamond as a platform for immobilization and electrical wiring of biomolecules

A Reitinger, NA Hutter, A Donner, M Steenackers, OA Williams, M Stutzmann, R Jordan and JA Garrido

Advanced Functional Materials,  23 (2013) 2979


Observation of conduction electron spin resonance in boron-doped diamond

P Szirmai, G Fábián, J Koltai, B Náfrádi, L Forró, T Pichler, OA Williams, S Mandal, C Bäurle and F Simon

Physical Review B,  87 (2013) 195132


Nonlinear dissipation in diamond nanoelectromechanical resonators

M Imboden, O Williams and P Mohanty

Applied Physics Letters,  102 (2013) 103502


Thin conductive diamond films as bean intensity monitors for soft x-ray beamlines

K Kummer, A Fondacaro, F Yakhou-Harris, V Sessi, P Pobedinskas, SD Janssens, K Haenen, OA Williams, J Hees and NB Brookes

Review of Scientific Instruments,  84 (2013) 035105


Piezoelectric actuated micro-resonators based on the growth of diamond on aluminum nitride thin films

J Hees, N Heidrich, W Pletschen, RE Sah, M Wolfer, OA Williams, V Lebedev, CE Nebel and O Ambacher

Nanotechnology,  24 (2013) 025601


High precision pressure sensors based on SAW devices in the GHz range

JG Rodriguez-Madrid, GF Iriarte, OA Williams and F Calle

Sensors and Actuators A: Physical,  189 (2013) 364


A detailed analysis of the Raman spectra in superconducting boron doped nanocrystalline diamond

P Szirmai, T Pichler, OA Williams, S Mandel, C Bäuerle and F Simon

Physica Status Solidi (b),  249 (2012) 2656


Super-High-Frequency SAW resonators on AlN/Diamond

JG Rodriguez-Madrid, GF Iriarte, J Pedros, OA Williams, D Brink and F Calle

IEEE Electron Device Letters,  33 (2012) 495


Optimization of AlN thin layers on diamond substrates for high frequency SAW resonators

JG Rodriguez-Madrid, GF Iriarte, D Araujo, MP Villar, OA Williams, W Muller-Sebert and F Calle

Material Letters,  66 (2012) 339


The Diamond Superconducting Quantum Interface Device

S Mandal, T Bautze, OA Williams, C Naud, E Bustarret, F Omnes, P Rodiere, T Meunier, C Baurle and L Saminadayar

ACS Nano,  5 (2011) 7144


Nanocrystalline Diamond

OA Williams

Diamond and Related Materials, invited topical review,  20 (2011) 621


Diamond-modified AFM probes: from diamond nanowires to atomic force microcopy-integrated boron doped diamond electrodes

W Smirnov, A Kriele, R Hoffmann, E Sillero, J Hees, OA Williams, NJ Yang, C Kranz and CE Nebel

Analytical Chemistry,  83 (2011) 4936


Electrostatic self assembly of diamond nanoparticles

J Hees, A Kriele and OA Williams

Chemical Physics Letters,  509 (2011) 12


Nanostructured polymer brushes and protein density gradients on diamond by carbon templating

NA Hutter, M Steenackers, A Reitinger, OA Williams, JA Garrido and R Jordan

Soft Matter,  7 (2011) 4861


Formation of nano-pores in nano-crystalline diamond films

A Kriele, OA Williams, M Wolfer, JJ Hees, W Smirnov and CE Nebel

Chemical Physics Letters,  507 (2011) 253


Nanocrystalline Diamond Nanoelectrode Arrays and Ensembles

J Hees, R Hoffmann, A Kriele, W Smirnov, H Obloh, K Glorer, B Raynor, R Driad, N Yang, OA Williams and CE Nebel 

ACS Nano,  5 (2011) 3339


Detailed study of superconductivity in nanostructured nanocrystalline boron doped diamond thin films

S Mandal, C Naud, OA Williams, E Bustarret, F Omnes, P Rodiere, T Meunier, L Saminadayar and C Bauerle

Physica Status Solidi (a),  207 (2010) 2017

Front cover and editors choice in September 2010 issue 9 of Physica Status Solidi


Doping of single crystalline diamond with nickel

M. Wolfer, H Obloh, OA Williams, C-C Leancu, L Kirste, E Gheeraert and CE Nebel

Physica Status Solidi (a),  207 (2010) 2054


Nanocrystalline boron-doped diamond films, a mixture of BCS-like and non-BCS-like superconducting grains

F Dahlem, P Achatz, OA Williams, D Araujo, H Courtois, and E Bustarret

Physica Status Solidi (a),  207 (2010) 2064


Anistropic etching of diamond by molten Ni particles

W Smirnov, JJ Hess, D Brink, W Müller-Sebert, A Kriele, OA Williams and CE Nebel

Applied Physics Letters,  97 (2010) 073117


Size dependant reactivity of diamond nanoparticles

OA Williams, JJ Hess, C Dieker, W Jäger and CE Nebel

ACS Nano,  4 (2010) 4824


Spatially correlated microstructure and superconductivity in polycrystalline boron-doped diamond

F Dahlem, P Achatz, OA Williams, D Araujo, E Bustarret and H Courtois

Physical Review B,  82 (2010) 033306


High Young's Modulus in ultra thin Nanocrystalline Diamond

OA Williams, A Kriele, J Hees, M Wolfer, W Müller-Sebert, and CE Nebel

Chemical Physics Letters,  495 (2010) 84


Bulk and surface thermal stability of ultra nanocrystalline diamond films with 10 - 30 nm grain size prepared by chemical vapour deposition

Sh Michaelson, A Stacey, J Orwa, A Cimmino, S Prawer, BCC Cowie, OA Williams, DM Gruen and A Hoffman

Journal of Applied Physics,  107 (2010) 93521


Microstructured poly(2-oxazoline) bottle-brush brushes on nanocrystalline diamond

NA Hutter, A Reitinger, N Zhang, M Steenackers, OA Williams, JA Garrido, and R Jordan

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics,  12 (2010) 4360

Featured in May 3 rd , 2010 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology


Nanostructures made from superconducting boron-doped diamond

S Mandal, C Naud, OA Williams, E Bustarret, F Omnes, P Rodiere, T Meunier, L Saminadayar and C Bauerle

Nanotechnology,  21 (2010) 195303

Featured in June 15 th , 2010 issue of Lab Talk, Nanotechweb.org, Institute of Physics


Semiconducting to metallic-like boron doping of nanocrystalline diamond films and its effect on osteoblastic cells

A Kromka, L Grausova, L Bacakova, J Vacik, B Rezek, M Vanacek, OA Williams and K Haenen

Diamond and Related Materials,  19 (2010) 190


Intrinsic granularity in nanocrystalline boron – doped diamond films measured by scanning tunnelling microscopy

BL Willems, VH Dao, J Vanacken, LF Chibotaru, VV Moshchalkov, I Guillamon, H Suderow, S Viera, SD Janssens, OA Williams, K Haenen and P Wagner

Physical Review B,  80 (2010) 224518

Featured in January 11 th , 2010 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology


Static and dynamic determination of the mechanical properties of nanocrystalline diamond micromachined structures

E Sillero, OA Williams, V Lebedev, V Cimalla, C-C Röhlig, CE Nebel and F Calle

Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering,  19 (2009) 115016


Nanocrystalline diamond piezoresistive sensor

P Kulha, A Kromka, O Babchenko, M Vanecek, M Husak, OA Williams and K Haenen

Vacuum,  84 (2009) 53


Metal-insulator transition and superconductivity in highly boron-doped nanocrystalline diamond films

P Achatz, E Bustarret, C Marcenat, R Piquerel, T Dubouchet, C Chapelier, AM Bonnot, OA Williams, K Haenen, W Gajewski, JA Garrido and M Stutzmann

Physica Status Solidi (a),  206 (2009) 1978


A Microstructural study of superconductive nanocrystalline diamond

MP Villar, MP Alegre, D Araujo, E Bustarret, P Achatz, L Saminadayar, C Bauerle and OA Williams

Physica Status Solidi (a),  206 (2009) 1986


Nickel doping of nitrogen enriched CVD-diamond for the production of single photon emitters

M Wolfer, A Kriele, OA Williams, H Obloh, CC Leancu and CE Nebel

Physica Status Solidi (a),  206 (2009) 2012


Chinese hamster ovary cell viability on hydrogen and oxygen terminated nano and microcrystalline diamond

N Smisdom, I Smets, OA Williams, M Daenen, S Wenmackers, K Haenen, M Nesladek, J D’Haen, P Wagner, JM Rigo, M Ameloot and M vandeVen

Physica Status Solidi (a),  206 (2009) 2042


Vertically aligned diamond nanowires: Fabrication, characterization and application for DNA sensing

NJ Yang, H Uetsuka, OA Williams, E Osawa, N Tokuda and CE Nebel

Physica Status Solidi (a),  206 (2009) 2048


Nanocrystalline diamond thin films with high pH and penicillin sensitivity prepared on a capacitive Si-SiO2 structure

A Poghossian, MH Abouzar, A Razavi, M Backer, N Bijnens, OA Williams, K Haenen, W Moritz, P Wagner and MJ Shoning

Electrochimica Acta,  54 (2009) 5981


Negative magnetoresistance in boron-doped nanocrystalline diamond films

BL Willems, G Zhang, J Vanacken, VV Moshchalkov, SD Janssens, OA Williams, K Haenen and P Wagner

Journal of Applied Physics,  106 (2009) 33711


Tuneable optical lenses from diamond thin films

A Kriele, OA Williams, M Wolfer, D Brink, W Müller-Sebert and CE Nebel

Applied Physics Letters,  95 (2009) 31905

Featured in August 3 rd , 2009 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology


Diamond nano-wires, a new approach towards next generation electrochemical gene sensor platforms

CE Nebel, N Yang, H Uetsuka, E Osawa, N Tokuda and OA Williams

Diamond and Related Materials,  18 (2009) 910


Low-Temperature transport in highly boron-doped nanocrystalline diamond

P Achatz, W Gajewski, E Bustarret, C Marcenat, R Piquerel, C Chapelier, T Dubouchet, OA Williams, K Haenen, JA Garrido and Martin Stutzmann

Physical Review B (Rapid Communications),  79 (2009) 201203


The Diamond Nano-Balance

OA Williams, V Mortet, M Daenen and K Haenen

Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology,  9 (2009) 3483


Synthetic diamond films as a platform material for label-free protein sensors

N Bijnens, V Vermeeren, M Daenen, L Grieten, K Haenen, S Wenmackers, OA Williams, M Ameloot, M vandeVen, L Michiels and P Wagner

Physica Status Solidi (a),  206 (2009) 520


Diamond Nucleation by Carbon Transport from Buried Nanodiamond TiO2 Sol-Gel Composites

M Daenen, L Zhang, R Enri, OA Williams, A Hardy, M van Bael, P Wagner, K Haenen, M Nesladek and G van Tendeloo

Advanced Materials,  20 (2009) 670


Characterisation of capacitive field-effect sensors with a nanocrystalline-diamond film as transducer material for multi-parameter sensing

MH Abouzar, A Poghossian, A Razavi, OA Williams, N Bijnens, P Wagner and MJ Schöning

Biosensors and Bioelectronics,  24 (2009) 1298


Electronic and optical properties of boron-doped nanocrystalline diamond films

W Gajewski, OA Williams, P Achatz, K Haenen, E Bustarret, M Stutzmann and JA Garrido

Physical Review B,  79 (2009) 45206


Ex situ variable angle spectroscopic ellipsometry studies on chemical vapor deposited boron-doped diamond films: Layered structure and modeling aspects 

S Gupta, A Dudipala, OA Williams, K Haenen and E Bohannan

Journal of Applied Physics,  104 (2008) 073514


Optical Properties of Heavily Boron-doped Nanocrystalline Diamond Films Studied by Spectroscopic Ellipsometry

A Zimmer, OA Williams, K Haenen and H Terryn

Applied Physics Letters,  93 (2008) 131910


Penicillin detection with a nanocrystalline diamond-based field-effect sensor

MH Abouzar, A Poghossian, A Razavi, A Besmehn, N Bijnens, OA Williams, K Haenen, P Wagner and MJ Schöning

Physica Status Solidi (a),  205 (2008) 2141


Transparent diamond-on-glass micro-electrode arrays for ex-vivo neuronal study

M Bonnauron, S Saada, C Mer, C Gesset, OA Williams, L Rousseau, E Scorsone, P Mailley, M Nesladek, JC Arnault, and P Bergonzo

Physica Status Solidi (a),  205 (2008) 2126


Surface characterization of silicon substrates seeded with diamond nanoparticles under UHV annealing

JC Arnault, S Saada, OA Williams, K Haenen, P Bergonzo, M Nesladek, R Polini and E Osawa

Physica Status Solidi (a),  205 (2008) 2108


Special issue on nanodiamonds (Editorial / Special Issue)

AS Barnard and OA Williams

Chemical Vapor Deposition,  14 (2008) 141


Topographical and functional characterisation of the ssDNA probe layer generated through EDC-mediated covalent attachment to nanocrystalline diamond using fluorescence microscopy

V Vermeeren, S Wenmackers, M Daenen, K Haenen, OA Williams, M Ameloot, M vandeVen, P Wagner and L Michiels

Langmuir,  24 (2008) 9125


Growth, electronic properties and applications of nano-diamond

OA Williams, M Nesladek, M Daenen, S Michaleson, A Hoffman, E Osawa, K Haenen and RB Jackman

Diamond and Related Materials, invited review article,  17 (2008) 1080

Most downloaded article from Diamond and Related Materials, October-December 2008, still in top 10 in 2010


Diamond nanoseeding on silicon: stability under H2 MPCVD exposures and early stages of growth

JC Arnault, S Saada, M Nesladek, OA Williams, K Haenen, P Bergonzo and E Osawa

Diamond and Related Materials,  17 (2008) 1143


Structural and Optical Properties of DNA Layers Covalently Attached to Diamond Surfaces

S Wenmackers, SD Pop, K Roodenko, V Vermeeren, OA Williams, M Daenen, O Douhret, J D’Haen, A Hardy, MK Van Bael, K Hinrichs, C Cobet, M vandeVen, M Ameloot, K Haenen, L Michiels, N Esser and P Wagner

Langmuir,  24 (2008) 7269


Diamond: a material for acoustic devices

V Mortet, OA Williams and K Haenen

Physica Status Solidi (a), invited feature article and cover,  205 (2008) 1009


Hydrogen concentration and bonding configuration in polycrystalline diamond films: from micro- to nano-metric grain size

Sh Michaelson, O Ternyak, R Akhvlediani ,  A Hoffman, A Lafosse, R Azria, OA Williams and DM Gruen

Journal of Applied Physics,  102 (2007) 113516


Towards a real-time, label-free diamond-based DNA sensor

V Vermeeren, N Bijnens, S Wenmackers, M Daenen, K Haenen, OA Williams, M Ameloot, M vandeVen, P Wagner, and L Michiels 

Langmuir,  23 (2007) 13193


Electrostatic force microscopy studies of boron-doped diamond films

S Gupta, OA Williams and E Bohannan, 

Journal of Materials Research,  22 (2007) 3014


Defects localization and nature in bulk and disperse ultrananocrystalline diamond

AI Shames, AM Panich, S Porro, M Rovere, S Musso, A Tagliaferro, MV Baidakova, VYu Osipov, AYa Vul', T Enoki, M Takahashi, E Osawa, OA Williams, P Bruno and DM Gruen

Diamond and Related Materials,  16 (2007) 1806


Enhanced diamond nucleation on monodispersed nanocrystalline diamond

OA Williams, O Douheret, M Daenen, K Haenen, E Osawa and M Takahashi

Chemical Physics Letters,  445 (2007) 255


Hydrogen concentration and bonding in nano-diamond films of varying grain sizes grown by different chemical vapor deposition methods

Sh Michaelson, O Ternyak, R Akhvlediani, OA Williams, D Gruen and A Hoffman

Physica Status Solidi, (a),  204 (2007) 2860


Structural, optical, and electronic properties of nanocrystalline and ultrananocrystalline diamond thin films 

P Achatz, JA Garrido, OA Williams, P Bruno, DM Gruen, A Kromka, D Steinmüller and M Stutzmann 

Physica Status Solidi (a),  204 (2007) 2874


pH sensitivity of nanocrystalline diamond films

P Christiaens, MH Abouzar, A Poghossian, T Wagner, N Bijnens, OA Williams, M Daenen, K Haenen, O Douhéret, J D'Haen, Z Mekhalif, MJ Schöning, and P Wagner

Physica Status Solidi (a),  204 (2007) 2925


Hydrogen bonding at grain surfaces and boundaries of nanodiamond films detected by high resolution electron energy loss spectroscopy

Sh Michaelson, O Ternyak, A Hoffman, OA Williams and DM Gruen

Applied Physics Letters,  91 (2007) 103104

Featured in September 15 th , 2007 issue of Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research


Atomic layer deposition of ZnO thin films on boron – doped nanoocrystalline diamond

A Hikavyy, P Clauws, K Vanbesien, P De Visschere, OA Williams, M Daenen, K Haenen, JE Butler and T Feygelson

Diamond and Related Materials,  16 (2007) 983


Nanocrystalline diamond enhanced thickness shear mode resonator

OA Williams, V Mortet, M Daenen and K Haenen

Applied Physics Letters,  90 (2007) 63514


Immobilization of horseradish peroxidise via an amino silane on oxidized nanocrystalline diamond

J Hernando, T Pourrostami, JA Garrido, OA Williams, DM Gruen, A Kromka, D Steinmüller and M Stutzmann

Diamond and Related Materials,  16 (2007) 138


Residual stress, intermolecular force and frictional properties distribution maps of diamond films for M/NEMS application

S Gupta, RJ Patel, OA Williams and K Haenen

Journal of Materials Research,  21 (2006) 3037


Low Temperature Electron Spin Resonance Investigation of Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Films as a Function of Nitrogen Content

M Rovere, S Porro, S Musso, A Shames, OA Williams, P Bruno, A Tagliaferro and DM Gruen

Diamond and Related Materials,  15 (2006) 1913


Growth and properties of nanocrystalline diamond films

OA Williams and M Nesladek

Physica Status Solidi special issue, invited review paper,  203 (2006) 3375


Effect of nitrogen on the electronic properties of ultrananocrystalline diamond thin films grown on quartz and diamond substrates

P Achatz, OA Williams, P Bruno, DM Gruen, JA Garrido and M Stutzmann

Physical Review B,  74 (2006) 155249


Structural investigations of protective polycrystalline diamond coatings on titanium substrates,

S Kulesza, JK Patyk, M Daenen, OA Williams, W Van de Putte and J Fransaer

Surface and Coatings Technology,  201 (2006) 203


An investigation of structural and electrical properties of boron doped and undoped nanocrystalline diamond films

A Hikavyy, P Clauws, J Maes, VV Moshchalkov, JE Butler, T Feygelson, OA Williams, M Daenen and K Haenen

Physica Status Solidi,  203 (2006) 3021


Seeding, growth and analysis of nanocrystalline diamond films on various substrates

M Daenen, OA Williams, J D’Haen, K Haenen and M Nesladek

Physica Status Solidi,  203 (2006) 3005


Low temperature magnetoresistance study of electrical transport in N and B – doped Ultrananocrystalline and nanocrystalline diamond films

M Nesladek, D Tromson, P Bergonzo, P Hubik, JJ Mares, J Kristofik, OA Williams and DM Gruen

Diamond and Related Materials,  15 (2006) 607


Comparison of the Growth and Properties of n – type Ultrananocrystalline Diamond and p – type Nanocrystalline Diamond

OA Williams, M Daenen, J D’Haen, K Haenen, M Nesladek and DM Gruen

Diamond and Related Materials,  15 (2006) 654


Ultrananocrystalline diamond for electronic applications

OA Williams

Semiconductor Science and Technology, invited topical review,  21 (2006) R49


A new diamond based heterostructure diode,

E Kohn, A Denisenko, M Kubovic, T Zimmermann, OA Williams and DM Gruen,

Semiconductor Science and Technology,  21 (2006) L32


Optical Properties of nanocrystalline diamond thin films

P Achatz, J Garrido, M Stutzmann, OA Williams, DM Gruen, A Kromka and D Steinmüller

Applied Physics Letters,  88 (2006) 101908

Featured in March 20 th , 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology


Weak localization in ultrananocrystalline diamond

JJ Mares, P Hubik, J Kristofik, D Kindl, M Fanta, M Nesladek, OA Williams and DM Gruen

Applied Physics Letters,  88 (2006) 92107

Featured in March 13 th , 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology


Ultrananocrystalline / Single Crystal Diamond Heterostructure Diode

T Zimmermann, M Kubovic, A Denisenko, K Janischowsky, OA Williams, DM Gruen and E Kohn

Diamond and Related Materials,  14 (2005) 416


pH sensors based on hydrogenated diamond surfaces

JA Garrido, A Härtl, S Kuch, OA Williams, RB Jackman and M Stutzmann

Applied Physics Letters,  86 (2005) 73504 


Homoepitaxial Diamond Growth for the Control of Surface Conductive Carrier Transport Properties

OA Williams and RB Jackman

Journal of Applied Physics,  96 (2004) 3742


n-type Conductivity in Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Films

OA Williams, S Curat, JE Gerbi, DM Gruen and RB Jackman

Applied Physics Letters,  85 (2004) 1680

Featured in September 27 th , 2004 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology


Ordered growth of neurons on diamond

CG Specht, OA Williams, RB Jackman and R Schoepfer

Biomaterials,  25 (2004) 4073

Featured in July / August, 2004 issue (page 23) of Materials Today


An Insight into neutron detection from polycrystalline CVD diamond films

C Mer, M Pomorski, P Bergonzo, D Tromson, M Rebisz, T Domenech, J-C Vuillemin, F Foulon, M Nesladek, OA Williams and RB Jackman

Diamond and Related Materials,  13 (2004) 791


High Growth Rate MWPECVD of Single Crystal Diamond

OA Williams and RB Jackman

Diamond and Related Materials,  13 (2004) 557


Homepitaxial growth for surface conductive device applications

OA Williams and RB Jackman

Diamond and Related Materials,  13 (2004) 325


Diamond Growth on Hot Filament Chemically Vapour Deposited Diamond for Surface Conductive Device Applications

OA Williams and RB Jackman

Diamond and Related Materials,  13 (2004) 166


Novel In-Plane Transistors on hydrogenated diamond surfaces

JA Garrido, CE Nebel, R Todt, MC Amann, OA Williams, RB Jackman, M Nesladek, M Stutzmann

Physica Status Solidi,  199 (2003) 56


Influence of the Postplasma Process Conditions on the Surface Conductivity of Hydrogenated Diamond Surfaces

E Snidero, D Tromson, C Mer, P Bergonzo, JS Foord, C Nebel, OA Williams, RB Jackman

Journal of Applied Physics,  93 (2003) 2700


High Carrier Mobilities in Black Diamond

OA Williams, JS Foord, CE Nebel and RB Jackman

Semiconductor Science and Technology special issue, invited review article,  18 (2003) 77


Surface Conductivity on Hydrogenated Diamond

OA Williams and RB Jackman

Semiconductor Science and Technology special issue, invited review article,  18 (2003) 34


Measurement of Electrical Activation Energy in Black CVD Diamond using Impedance Spectroscopy

H Ye, OA Williams and RB Jackman

International Journal of Modern Physics B,  16 (2002) 4487


Diamond – Based 1 – D Imaging Arrays

SP Lansley, OA Williams, H Ye, N Rizvi, MD Whitfield, RD McKeag and RB Jackman

Physica Status Solidi,  193 (2002) 476


Electrical Conduction in Polycrystalline CVD Diamond: Temperature Dependent Impedance Measurements

H Ye, OA Williams, RB Jackman, R Rudkin and A Atkinson

Physica Status Solidi,  193 (2002) 462


Hydrogenated Black Diamond: An Electrical Study

OA Williams, RB Jackman and CE Nebel

Physica Status Solidi,  193 (2002) 577


Black Diamond: A new material for active electronics devices

OA Williams, RB Jackman, CE Nebel and JS Foord

Diamond and Related Materials,  11 (2002) 396


Low Temperature properties of the p-type surface conductivity of diamond

CE Nebel, F Ertl, C Sauerer, M Stutzmann, CFO Graeff, P Bergonzo, OA Williams and RB Jackman

Diamond and Related Materials,  11 (2002) 351


Hydrogen – induced transport properties of holes in diamond surface layers

CE Nebel, C. Sauerer, F Ertl, M Stutzmann, CFO Graeff, P Bergonzo, OA Williams and RB Jackman

Applied Physics Letters,  79 (2001) 4541


Low temperature conductivity of hydrogenated diamond

C Saurer, F Ertl, CE Nebel, M Stutzman, P Bergonzo, OA Williams and RB Jackman

Physica Status Solidi,  186 (2001) 241


Carrier Generation within the surface region of hydrogenated thin film polycrystalline diamond

OA Williams, MD Whitfield, JS Foord, JE Butler, CE Nebel and RB Jackman

Diamond and Related Materials,  10 (2001) 423


Formation of shallow acceptor states in the surface region of thin film diamond

OA Williams, MD Whitfield, JS Foord, CE Nebel, JE Butler and RB Jackman.

Applied Physics Letters,  78 (2001) 3460