Publications - surface and coatings

2019

M Al-Bahrani and AM Cree, A simple criterion to evaluate the degree of damage in composite materials after sudden impact loads by exploiting the MWCNTs piezo-resistive property, Carbon, September 2019, 150, 505-517.

M Al-Bahrani, ZJ Gombos and AM Cree, Investigation of the constancy of the MWCNTs on the fibres surface for manufactured self-sensing composites, Composites Part B: Engineering, 15 September 2019, 173, 106998.

Maozhou Meng, Andrew Leech and Huirong Le, Mechanical properties and tribological behaviour of electroless Ni–P–Cu coatings on corrosion-resistant alloys under ultrahigh contact stress with sprayed nanoparticles, Tribology International, November 2019, 139, 59-66.

UF Gunputh, H Le, K Lawton, A Besinis, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Antibacterial properties of silver nanoparticles grown in situ and anchored to titanium dioxide nanotubes on titanium implant against Staphylococcus aureus, Nanotoxicology, 2019, latest articles ahead of print.

M Ilves, PAS Kinaret, J Ndika, P Karisola, V Marwah, V Fortino, Y Fedutik, M Correia, N Ehrlich, K Loeschner, A Besinis, J Vassallo, RD Handy, H Wolff, K Savolainen, D Greco and H Alenius, Surface PEGylation suppresses pulmonary effects of CuO in allergen-induced lung inflammation, Particle and Fibre Toxicology, 2019, 16, 28

UF Gunputh, H Le, A Besinis, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Multilayered composite coatings of titanium dioxide nanotubes decorated with zinc oxide and hydroxyapatite nanoparticles: controlled release of Zn and antimicrobial properties against Staphylococcus aureus. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 16 May 2019, 14, 3583-3600.

DM Haspel, MA Ashworth, GD Wilcox, X Bao and RJ Mortimer, The effect of different post-electroplating surface modification treatments on tin whisker growth, Transactions of the IMF: International Journal of Surface Engineering and Coatings, 2019, 97(3), 129-139.

2018

Urvashi Fowdar (Danookdharree) Gunputh, Antibacterial properties of TiO2 nanotubes coated with nano-ZnO and nano-Ag, PhD thesis, University of Plymouth, 2018.

J Vassallo, A Besinis, R Boden and RD Handy, The minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) assaywith Escherichia coli: An early tier in the environmental hazard assessment of nanomaterials? Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2018, 162, 633-646.

Z Meran, A Besinis, T De Peralta and RD Handy, Antifungal properties and biocompatibility of silver nanoparticle coatings on silicone maxillofacial prostheses in vitro, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials, 2018, B106(3), 1038-1051.

2017

Raymond Sieh, Self-lubricating non-cyanide silver-polytetrafluoroethylene composite coating for threaded compression fittings, PhD thesis, University of Plymouth, 2017.

M Meng and H Le, Tribological properties of nanoclay reinforced polyimide nanocomposite coatings for alloy steels, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, 2017, 14(5), 1013-1019. PEARL.

A Besinis, SD Hadi, HR Le, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Antibacterial activity and biofilm inhibition by surface modified titanium alloy medical implants following application of silver, titanium dioxide and hydroxyapatite nanocoatings, Nanotoxicology, April 2017, 11(3), 327-338.

UF Danookdharree, A Besinis, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Antibacterial properties and molecular biocompatibility of TiO2-ZnO nanocomposite coatings for dental implants, Journal of Dental Research, 2017, 96(Special Issue B), 13.

A Besinis, K Islam, Z Gombos, R Handy and S Awan, Application of graphene nanocoating for the management of microleakage and dentine hypersensitivity, Journal of Dental Research, 2017, 96(Special Issue B), 46.

RN Salaie, A Besinis, H Le, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Biocompatibility and adhesion of silver nanocoating on titanium dental implants, Journal of Dental Research, 2017, 96(Special Issue B), 91.

K Natesan, A Besinis, H Le, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Silver nanoparticles doped carbon nanotube-hydroxyapatite composites: biocompatibility and antibacterial property investigation, Journal of Dental Research, 2017, 96(Special Issue B), 95.

2016

Z Gombos and J Summerscales, In-mould gel coating for polymer composites, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, December 2016, 91(1), 203-210.

S Palmer, W Hall and J Summerscales, Ranking of fibre-reinforced composite plate surface finish quality by wavelet texture analysis, Insight, 2016, 58(6), 318-323. PEARL

A Besinis, R van Noort and N Martin, The use of acetone to enhance the infiltration of HA nanoparticles into a demineralized dentin collagen matrix, Dental Materials, 2016, 32(3), 385-393.

J Vassallo, A Besinis, R Boden and RD Handy, Evaluation of the minimum inhibition concentration (MIC) assay for environmental assessment of nanomaterials, Toxicology Letters, 16 September 2016, 258(supplement), s265-s266.

2015

DM Haspel, MA Ashworth, L Wu, GD Wilcox and RJ Mortimer, Tin whisker mitigation by means of a post-electroplating electrochemical oxidation treatment, Transactions of the IMF: International Journal of Surface Engineering and Coatings , 2015, 93(6), 332-341.

A Besinis, T De Peralta, CJ Tredwin and RD Handy, Review of nanomaterials in dentistry: Interactions with the oral microenvironment, clinical applications, hazards and benefits, ACS Nano, 2015, 9(3), 2255-2289.

A Besinis, S Hadi, H Le, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Bacterial toxicity comparison between silver, titanium dioxide and hydroxyapatite nanoparticles, Journal of Dental Research, 2015, 94 (Special Issue B), 58

RN Salaie, A Besinis, H Le, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Biocompatibility of surface-modified titanium implants with silver and hydroxyapatite nanoparticles, Journal of Dental Research, 2015, 94 (Special Issue B), 66.

A Besinis, O Fleck and RD Handy, Effect of TiO2 nanoparticles on the mechanical properties of demineralised dentine, Journal of Dental Research, 2015, 94(Special Issue A), 3592.

R Sieh, HR Le and AM Cree, Process optimisation of non-cyanide Ag–PTFE metal matrix composite electroplating for threaded connections, Transactions of the IMF: International Journal of Surface Engineering and Coatings, 2015, 93(5), 232-240.

E Akpan, HR Le and AM Cree, Electrodeposition and characterisation of diamond-like-carbon coating for offshore pipeline connections, 26th International Conference on Diamond and Carbon Materials (ICDCM), Bad Homburg ~ Germany, 6-10 September 2015.

MA Ashworth, D Haspel, L Wu, GD Wilcox and RJ Mortimer, An investigation into the effect of a post-electroplating electrochemical oxidation treatment on tin whisker formation, Journal of Electronic Materials, January 2015, 44(1), 442-456.

2014

Sanna Dara Hadi ,The antibacterial properties and biocompatibility of silver and hydroxyapatite nanoparticles coating on dental

implants, ResM dissertation, University of Plymouth, 2014.

A Besinis, T De Peralta and RD Handy, Inhibition of biofilm formation and antibacterial properties of a silver nano-coating on human dentine, Nanotoxicology, November 2014, 8(7), 745-754.

C Di Tomasso, ZJ Gombos and J Summerscales, Styrene emissions during gel-coating of composites, Journal of Cleaner Production, 15 November 2014, 83, 317–328.

A Besinis, T De Peralta and RD Handy, The antibacterial effects of Ag, TiO2 and SiO2 nanoparticles compared to the dental disinfectant chlorhexidine on Streptococcus mutans using a suite of bioassays, Nanotoxicology. February 2014, 891), 1-16.

A Besinis, Z Meran, T De Peralta and RD Handy, Antifungal properties and biocompatibility of nano-silver coatings on maxillofacial prosthetics, Journal of Dental Research, 2014, 93(Special Issue B), 304.

R Sieh, HR Le and AM Cree, Advanced nanocomposite coating for offshore threaded connections, International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials (9th NANOSMAT), Dublin ~ Ireland. Sep 8-11, 2014,

A Harper, Z Gombos and J Summerscales, In-mould surfacing with a silicone membrane, 12th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-12), Enschede ~ Netherlands, July 2014.

Zoltán Gombos and John Summerscales, In-mould gel-coating with a separator layer, 12th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-12), Enschede ~ Netherlands, July 2014.

Zoltán Gombos and John Summerscales, Gel-coating for marine structures, 1st PRIMaRE conference, Plymouth, 04-05 June 2014, poster.

W Rogers, C Hoppins, Z Gombos and J Summerscales, In-mould gel-coating of polymer composites – a review, Journal of Cleaner Production, 1 May 2014, 70, 282-291.

2013

Zhala Meran, The use of silver nanoparticles as antifungal coating on silicone facial prosthesis, ResM dissertation, University of Plymouth, 2013.

AR Harper, Production of composite mouldings, Patent WO2013/132211A1, 12 September 2013.

B Muralidharan and J Summerscales, Resin Infusion Under Flexible Moulding technique by In-Mould Gel Coating using a flow medium, Indian Journal of Applied Research, 2013, 3(7), 292 - 293.

BFJ da Silva and AM Cree, Torsional and bending fatigue in electro-less nickel coated polyamide (Nylon 6,6), TransFair 2013, Institute of Materials Finishing Conference, Gaydon ~ UK, 11-13 June 2013, poster presentation.

A Besinis , T De Peralta and RD Handy, Antibacterial and anti-biofilm activity of a silver nanoparticles dentin coating. Journal of Dental Research, 2013, 92(Special Issue A), 1646.

2012

J Summerscales, In-mould gel-coating for RTM and RIFT, 11th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-11), Auckland ~ New Zealand, July 2012.

A Besinis, R van Noort and N Martin, Infiltration of demineralized dentin with silica and hydroxyapatite nanoparticles, Dental Materials. September 2012, 2899), 1012-1023.

2011

Q Labrosse, CP Hoppins and J Summerscales, Objective assessment of the surface quality of coated surfaces, Insight, January 2011, 53(1), 16-20.

2010

AM Cree, M Devlin, G Critchlow and T Hirst, Fatigue and fracture assessment of toxic metal replacement coatings for aerospace applications, Transactions of the Institute of Metal Finishers, 2010, 88(6), 303-310.

J Summerscales, C Hoppins, P Anstice, N Brooks, J Wiggers, D Yahathugoda, A Harper, C Wood and M Cooper
In-Mould Gel Coating for Resin Transfer Moulding
10th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-10), Ascona ~ Switzerland, 11-15 July 2010.

Bharaneedharan Muralidharan and John Summerscales
In-Mould Gel-Coating for Resin Infusion Processes using a Flow Medium.
10th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-10), Ascona ~ Switzerland, 11-15 July 2010.

R Brown, DR Maddala and AM Cree, The effect of corrosion resistant non-chromate surface treatments on the fatigue behaviour of aluminium alloys, International Conference on Marine and Offshore Coatings, RINA, London, 17-18 February 2010.

J Summerscales, C Hoppins, P Anstice, N Brooks, J Wiggers, D Yahathugoda, A Harper, C Wood and M Cooper
In-Mould Gel Coating for Resin Transfer Moulding
International Conference on Marine and Offshore Composites, RINA, London, 03-04 February 2010.

2009

G Critchlow, K Yendall, T Cartwright, I Ashcroft, AM Cree and T Hirst, The fatigue behaviour of state-of-the-art duplex oxides on aluminium 2XXX from the anodising route, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Light Alloy Surface Treatments, Paris ~ France, 26-27 October 2009.

AM Cree, M Devlin and G Critchlow, Fatigue and fracture assessment of toxic metal replacement coatings for maritime and aerospace applications, 13th Meeting on Naval Applications of Materials Technology, Canadian Armed Forces/DRDC, Victoria BC ~ Canada, 07-09 April 2009 (see Trans IMF 2010).

John Summerscales, C Hoppins, P Anstice, N Brooks, J Wiggers, D Yahathugoda, A Harper, C Wood and M Cooper, In-Mould Gel Coating for Resin Transfer Moulding, International Conference on Manufacturing of Advanced Composites, Belfast ~ Northern Ireland, 18-19 March 2009.

2007

AR Harper, J Summerscales and N Brooks, Production of composite mouldings, GB Patent Application 2432336, 2007.

2006

AM Cree, GW Weidmann and SV Hainsworth, Strain-energy method for determining residual stresses in anodized thin films, Transactions of the Institute of Metal Finishers: International Journal of Surface Engineering and Coatings, 2006, 84(5), 246-251.

AM Cree and GW Weidmann, Fatigue crack growth in anodized aluminium alloys, International Conference on Advanced Marine Materials and Coatings, RINA, London, 22-23 February 2006.

2005

AM Cree and GW Weidmann, Residual stress determination in an anodized film, 11th Meeting on Naval Applications of Materials Technology, Canadian Armed Forces/DRDC, Halifax NS ~ Canada, 07-09 June 2005.

2004

AM Cree, Accelerated fatigue crack growth in high strength aluminium alloys, 4th International Conference on Thin-Walled Structures (ICTWS 4), Loughborough ~ UK, 22-24 June 2004.

2003

AM Cree, Film-assisted fatigue crack growth in anodised aluminium alloys, 10th Meeting on Naval Applications of Materials Technology, Canadian Armed Forces/DRDC, Halifax NS ~ Canada. 13-15 May 2003.