Research Papers (2015 and earlier)

A. Ejigu, M. Edwards and D. A. Walsh, Synergistic Catalyst-Support Interactions in a Graphene-Mn3O4 Electrocatalyst for Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries, ACS Catalysis, 2015, 5, 7122-7130.


A. Ejigu, P. Greatorex-Davies and D. A. Walsh, Room Temperature Ionic Liquid Electrolytes for Redox Flow Batteries, Electrochemistry Communications, 2015, 54, 55-59.

K. H. Xue, E. McTurk, L. R. Johnson, P. G. Bruce and A. A. Franco, A Comprehensive Model for Non-aqueous Lithium Air Batteries involving Different Reaction Mechanisms, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2015, 162, A614.

S. Kuramochi, G. N. Newton, T. Shiga and H. Oshio, Structure and Magnetic Properties of a Sulfate-bridged Tetracosanuclear Manganese Cluster, Chemistry Letters, 2015, 44, 746-748.

K. Kastner, J. Forster, H. Ida, G. N. Newton, H. Oshio and C. Streb, Controlled Reactivity Tuning of Metal‐Functionalized Vanadium Oxide Clusters, Chemistry A European Journal, 2015, 21, 7686-7689.

H. Sato, M. Yamaguchi, T. Onuki, M. Noguchi, G. N. Newton, T. Shiga and H. Oshio, Pentanuclear and Octanuclear Manganese Helices, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2015, 2015, 2193-2198.

H. Ida, T. Shiga, G. N. Newton and H. Oshio, Syntheses, Structures and Magnetism of Mixed-valence Mn19 and Mn21 Complexes supported by Alkylamine-based Alkoxo-bridging Ligands, Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, 2015, 2, 538-543.

S. Terashima, G. N. Newton, T. Shiga and H. Oshio, Planar Trinuclear Complexes with Linear Arrays of Metal Ions, Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, 2015, 2, 125-128,


S. Y. Liew, D. A. Walsh and W. Thielemans, Polyaniline- and Poly(ethylenedioxythiophene)-Cellulose Nanocomposites for Supercapacitors, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, 2014, 18, 3307-3315.

T. Shiga, K. Maruyama, G. N. Newton, R. Inglis, E. K. Brechin and H. Oshio, Chiral Single-Chain Magnet: Helically Stacked [Mn(III)2Cu(II)] Triangles, Inorganic Chemistry, 2014, 53, 4272-4274.

G. N. Newton, K. Mitsumoto, R. J. Wei, F. Iijima, T. Shiga, H. Nishikawa and H. Oshio, Lability‐Controlled Syntheses of Heterometallic Clusters, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2014, 53, 2941-2944.

T. Shiga, T. Tetsuka, F. Iijima, G. N. Newton and H. Oshio, Self-assembly of a Cobalt Octacyanotungstate Network into a Giant Chiral Helix, Polyhedron, 2014, 68, 157-163.


T. Shiga, M. Takeo, F. Iijima, G. N. Newton and H. Oshio, Syntheses, Structures and Magnetic Properties of Two-dimensional Chiral Coordination Polymers based on a Tetradentate Chiral Ligand, New Journal of Chemistry, 2014, 38, 1946-1949.

T. Shiga, T. Tetsuka, K. Sakai, Y. Sekine, M. Nihei, G. N. Newton and H. Oshio, Cyanide-Bridged Decanuclear Cobalt–Iron Cage, Inorganic chemistry, 2014, 53, 5899-5901.


T. Matsumoto, G. N. Newton, T. Shiga, S. Hayami, Y. Matsui, H. Okamoto, R. Kumai, Y. Murakami and H. Oshio, Programmable Spin-state Switching in a Mixed-valence Spin-crossover Iron Grid, Nature Communications, 2014, 5, 1-8.

S. Kuramochi, G. N. Newton, T. Shiga and H. Oshio, Electrochemical Carbon Dioxide Reduction Catalyzed by a Dinuclear Ruthenium Complex with a Flexible Bridging Ligand, Chemistry Letters, 2014, 43, 1222-1223.


J. C. Moore, E. S. Davies, D. A. Walsh, P. Sharma and J. E. Moses, Formal Synthesis of Kingianin A based upon a Novel Electrochemically-Induced Radical Cation Diels-Alder Reaction, Chemical Communications, 2014, 50, 12523-12525.

L. R. Johnson, C. Li, Z. Liu, Y. Chen, S. A. Freunberger, P. C. Ashok, B. B Praveen, K. Dholakia, J.-M. Tarascon and P. G. Bruce, The Role of LiO2 solubility in O2 Reduction in Aprotic Solvents and its Consequences for Li–O2 Batteries, Nature Chemistry, 2014, 6, 1091.

M. Rezayat, R. K. Blundell, J. E. Camp, D. A. Walsh and W. Thielemans, Green One-Step Synthesis of Catalytically Active Palladium Nanoparticles Supported on Cellulose Nanocrystals, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 2014, 2, 1241-1250.

F. Barde, Y. Chen, L. R. Johnson, S. Schaltin, J. Fransaer and P. G. Bruce, Sulfone-Based Electrolytes for Nonaqueous Li–O2 Batteries, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2014, 118, 18892-18898.


A. Ejigu, D. A. Walsh, The Role of Adsorbed Ions during Electrocatalysis in Ionic Liquids, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2014, 118, 7414-7422.

C. Li, O. Fontaine, S. A. Freunberger, L. R. Johnson, S. Grugeon, S. Laruelle, P. G. Bruce and M. Armand, 

Aprotic Li–O2 Battery: Influence of Complexing Agents on Oxygen Reduction in an Aprotic Solvent, Journal of Physical Chemistry C,  2014, 118, 3393-3401.


D. A. Walsh, A. Ejigu, S. Muhammad and P. Licence, The Formation and Role of Oxide Layers on Pt during Hydrazine Oxidation in Protic Ionic Liquids, ChemElectroChem, 2014, 1, 281-288.


S. Y. Liew, D. A. Walsh and W. Thielemans, High Total-Electrode and Mass-Specific Capacitance Cellulose Nanocrystal-Polypyrrole Nanocomposites for Supercapacitors, RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 9158-9162.

T. Shiga, E. Oshiro, N. Nakayama, K. Mitsumoto, G. N. Newton, H. Nishikawa and H. Oshio, Dimerized Spin-Crossover Iron(II) Complexes as Supramolecular Anion Capsules, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2013, 2013, 781-787.


T. Shiga, M. Noguchi, H. Sato, T. Matsumoto, G. N. Newton and H. Oshio, Triple-stranded Ferric Helices: A pi-pi Interaction-driven Structural Hierarchy of Fe-5, Fe-7, and Fe-17 Clusters, Dalton Transactions, 2013, 42, 16185-16193.

H. Sato, L. Miya, K. Mitsumoto, T. Matsumoto, T. Shiga, G. N. Newton and H. Oshio, Multiredox Active [3 x 3] Copper Grids, Inorganic Chemistry, 2013, 52,

G. N. Newton, H. Sato, T. Shiga and H. Oshio, Stepwise Replacement of Nickel with Cobalt Ions in a [Ni6] Cluster, Dalton Transactions, 2013, 42, 6701-6704.

J. M. Cameron, G. N. Newton, C. Busche, D. L. Long, H. Oshio and L. Cronin, Synthesis and Characterisation of a Lanthanide-capped Dodecavanadate Cage, Chemical Communications, 2013, 49, 3395-3397.

M. L. Baker, Y. Kitagawa, T. Nakamura, K. Tazoe, Y. Narumi, Y. Kotani, F. Iijima, G. N. Newton, M. Okumura, H. Oshio and H. Nojiri, X-ray Magnetic Circular Dichroism Investigation of the Electron Transfer Phenomena Responsible for Magnetic Switching in a Cyanide-Bridged [CoFe] Chain, Inorganic Chemistry, 2013, 52, 13956-13962.


D. A. Walsh, A. Ejigu, J. Smith and P. Licence, Kinetics and Mechanism of Oxygen Reduction in a Protic Ionic Liquid, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2013, 15, 7548-7554.


L. Johnson, A. Ejigu, P. Licence and D. A. Walsh, Hydrogen Oxidation and Oxygen Reduction in Protic Ionic Liquids, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2012, 116, 18048-18056.


A. Ejigu, L. Johnson, P. Licence and D. A. Walsh, Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Methanol and Carbon Monoxide at Platinum in Protic Ionic Liquids, Electrochemistry Communications, 2012, 23, 122-124.


L. Johnson and D. A. Walsh, Tip Generation-Substrate Collection-Tip Collection Mode Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy of Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysts, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2012, 682, 45-52.

T. Shiga, F. Iijima, T. Tetsuka, G. N. Newton and H. Oshio, [M6M′4] Cage Compounds with Chiral Bidentate Ligands, Macromolecular Symposia, 2012, 317-318, 286-292.

G. N. Newton, T. Shiga and H. Oshio, An Antiferromagnetic {Mn8} Ring supported by Planar Multidentate Ligands, Science China Chemistry, 2012, 55, 973-977.

K. Mitsumoto, H. Nishikawa, G. N. Newton and H. Oshio, Encapsulation Controlled Single Molecule Magnetism in Tetrathiafulvalene-capped Cyanide-bridged Cubes, Dalton Transactions, 2012, 41, 13601-13608.

C. Krueger, H. Sato, T. Matsumoto, T. Shiga, G. N. Newton, F. Renz, H. Oshio, A Rectangular Ni-Fe Cluster with Unusual Cyanide Bridges, Dalton Transactions, 2012, 41, 11270-11272.

F. Iijima, K. Hasumi, T. Shiga, G. N. Newton and H. Oshio, Linking Magnetic Clusters: Ferrimagnetic Interactions in a Nonanuclear Nickel(II) Cluster, Chemistry Letters, 2012, 41, 691-692.

N. Hoshino, F. Iijima, G. N. Newton, N. Yoshida, T. Shiga, H. Nojiri, A. Nakao, R. Kumai, Y. Murakami and H. Oshio, Three-way Switching in a Cyanide-bridged [CoFe] Chain, Nature Chemistry, 2012, 4, 921-926.


K. R. J. Lovelock, A. Ejigu, S. F. Loh, S. Men, P. Licence and D. A. Walsh, On the Diffusion of Ferrocenemethanol in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids: An Electrochemical Study, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2011, 13, 10155-10164.

L. Johnson and D. A. Walsh, Deposition of Silver Nanobowl Arrays using Polystyrene Nanospheres both as Reagents and as the Templating Material, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011, 21, 7555-7558.


L. Johnson. W. Thielemans and D. A. Walsh, Synthesis of Carbon-Supported Platinum Nanoparticle Electrocatalysts using Nanocrystalline Cellulose as Reducing Agent, Green Chemistry, 2011, 13, 1686-1693.


A. Ejigu, K. R. J. Lovelock, P. Licence and D. A. Walsh, Iodide/Triiodide Electrochemistry in Ionic Liquids:  Effect of Viscosity on Mass Transport, Voltammetry and Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy, Electrochimica Acta, 2011, 56, 10313-10320.


L. Johnson, A. Niaz, A. Boatwright, K. T. Voisey and D. A. Walsh, Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy at Thermal Sprayed Anti-Corrosion Coatings:  Effect of Thermal Spraying on Heterogeneous Electron Transfer Kinetics, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2011, 657, 46-53.


S. Shariki, S. Y. Liew, W. Thielemans, D. A. Walsh, C. Y. Cummings, L. Rassaei, M. J. Wasbrough, K. J. Edler, M. J. Bonné and F. Marken, Tuning Percolation Speed in Layer-by-Layer Assembled Polyaniline-Nanocellulose Composite Films, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, 2011, 15, 2675-2681.

T. Shiga, M. Noguchi, T. Matsumoto, H. Sato, H. Tahira, G. N. Newton and H. Oshio, A Series of Tetranuclear [2 × 2] Grid Complexes derived from an Asymmetric Ligand: Structural Differences based on Metal Ion Affinities, Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2011, 83, 1721-1729.


G. N. Newton, S. Yamashita, K. Hasumi, J. Matsuno, N. Yoshida, M. Nihei, T. Shiga, M. Nakano, H. Nojiri, W. Wernsdorfer and H. Oshio, Redox-Controlled Magnetic {Mn13} Keggin Systems, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2011, 50, 5715-5719.

G. N. Newton, T. Onuki, T. Shiga, M. Noguchi, T. Matsumoto, J. S. Mathieson, M. Nihei, M. Nakano, L. Cronin and H. Oshio, Mapping the Sequential Self-Assembly of Heterometallic Clusters: From a Helix to a Grid, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2011, 50, 4844-4848.

G. N. Newton, M. Nihei and H. Oshio, Cyanide-Bridged Molecular Squares - The Building Units of Prussian Blue, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2011, 2011, 3031-3042.


C. Y. Cummings, A. H. Roweth, A. K. Z. Ching, A. T. A. Jenkins, J. M. Mitchels, S. Shariki, S. Y. Liew, W. Thielemans, D. A. Walsh and F. Marken, Facile Cation Electro-Insertion into Layer-by-Layer Assembled Iron Phytate Films, Electrochemistry Communications, 2010, 12, 1722-1726.


S. Y. Liew, W. Thielemans and D. A. Walsh, Electrochemical Capacitance of Nanocomposite Polypyrrole/Cellulose Films, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2010, 114, 17926-17933.


D. A. Walsh, K. R. J. Lovelock and P. Licence, Ultramicroelectrode Voltammetry and Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids, Chemical Society Reviews, 2010, 39, 4185-4194.


C. Zuliani, D. A. Walsh, T. E. Keyes and R. J. Forster, Formation and Growth of Oxide Layers at Platinum and Gold Nano- and Microelectrodes, Analytical Chemistry, 2010, 82, 7135-7140.


K. R. J. Lovelock, F. N. Cowling, A. W. Taylor, P. Licence and D. A. Walsh, Effect of Viscosity on Steady-State Voltammetry and Scanning Electrochemical Microcopy in Room Temperature Ionic Liquids, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2010, 114, 4442-4450.


L. Johnson, W. Thielemans and D. A. Walsh, Nanocomposite Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysts formed using Bioderived Reducing Agents, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2010, 20, 1737-1743.

K. Benaissi, L. Johnson, D. A. Walsh and W. Thielemans, Synthesis of Platinum Nanoparticles using Cellulosic Reducing Agents, Green Chemistry, 2010, 12, 220-222


S. -Y. Ang and D. A. Walsh, Highly Stable Platinum Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction formed using Supercritical Fluid Impregnation, Journal of Power Sources, 2010, 195, 2557-2563 


S. -Y. Ang and D. A. Walsh, Palladium-Vanadium Alloy Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction: Effect of Heat Treatment on Electrocatalytic Activity and Stability, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2010, 98, 49-56.

T. Shiga, G. N. Newton, J. S. Mathieson, T. Tetsuka, M. Nihei, L. Cronin and H. Oshio, Ferromagnetically Coupled Chiral Cyanide-bridged {Ni6Fe4} Cages, Dalton Transactions, 2010, 39, 4730-4733.


G. Seeber, G. J. T. Cooper, G. N. Newton, M. H. Rosnes, D. L. Long, B. M. Kariuki, P. Kögerler and L. Cronin, Following the Self Assembly of Supramolecular MOFs using X-ray Crystallography and Cryospray Mass Spectrometry, Chemical Science, 2010, 1, 62-67.

M. N. C. Ochoa, G. J. T. Cooper, G. N. Newton, D. L.  Long, G. Seeber and L. Cronin, Supramolecular Architectures of Copper(II) Perchlorate Complexes of cis,trans-1,3,5-Triaminocyclohexane Assembled Exploiting the Delicate Balance Between Weak and Strong Interactions, Zeitschrift Fur Naturforschung B - A Journal of Chemical Sciences, 2010,

65, 304-310.

T. Matsumoto, T. Shiga, M. Noguchi, T. Onuki, G. N. Newton, N. Hoshino, M. Nakano and H. Oshio, Contrasting Magnetism of [Mn(III)4] and [Mn(II)2(III)2] Squares, Inorganic Chemistry, 2010, 49, 368-370.

N. B. Ivanov, J. Schnack, R. Schnalle, J. Richter, P. Koegerler, G. N. Newton, L. Cronin, Y. Oshima and H. Nojiri, Heat Capacity Reveals the Physics of a Frustrated Spin Tube, Physical Review Letters, 2010, 105, 037206.


D. A. Walsh, L. E. Li, M. S. Bakare and K. T. Voisey, Visualisation of the Local Electrochemical Activity of Anti-Corrosion Coatings using Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy, Electrochimica Acta, 2009, 54, 4647-4654.


W. Thielemans, C. R. Warbey and D. A. Walsh, Permslective Nanostructured Membranes based on Cellulose Nanowhiskers, Green Chemistry, 2009, 11, 531-537.

Shiga, T.; Onuki, T.; Matsumoto, T.; Nojiri, H.; Newton, G. N.; Hoshino, N.; Oshio, H., Undecanuclear mixed-valence 3d-4f bimetallic clusters. Chemical Communications 2009,  (24), 3568-3570.


Shiga, T.; Matsumoto, T.; Noguchi, M.; Onuki, T.; Hoshino, N.; Newton, G. N.; Nakano, M.; Oshio, H., Cobalt Antiferromagnetic Ring and Grid Single-Molecule Magnet. Chemistry-an Asian Journal 2009, 4 (11), 1660-1663.

Newton, G. N.; Cooper, G. J. T.; Schuch, D.; Shiga, T.; Khanra, S.; Long, D.-L.; Oshio, H.; Cronin, L., cis-Tach based pentadecadentate ligands as building blocks in the synthesis of Fe-III and Pd-II coordination clusters. Dalton Transactions 2009,  (9), 1549-1553.

J. S. Mathieson, G. J. T. Cooper, A. L. Pickering, M. Keller, D.-L. Long, G. N. Newton and L. Cronin, Monitoring the Formation of Coordination Complexes Using Electrospray Mass Spectrometry, Chemistry An Asian Journal 2009, 4, 681-687.

G. J. T. Cooper, G. N. Newton, D.-L. Long, P. Koegerler, M. H. Rosnes, M. Keller and L. Cronin, Exploring a Series of Isostructural Dodecanuclear Mixed Ni:Co Clusters: Toward the Control of Elemental Composition Using pH and Stoichiometry, Inorganic Chemistry 2009, 48, 1097-1104.

M. Rancan, G. N. Newton, C. A. Muryn, R. G. Pritchard, G. A. Timco, L. Cronin and R. E. P. Winpenny, Chemistry and Supramolecular Chemistry of Chromium Horseshoes, Chemical Communications, 2008, 1560-1562.


C. P. Pradeep, D.L. Long, G. N. Newton, Y. F. Song and L. Cronin, Supramolecular Metal Oxides: Programmed Hierarchical Assembly of a Protein-sized 21 kDa [(C16H36N)19{H2NC(CH2O)3P2V3W15O59}4(5-) Polyoxometalate Assembly, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2008, 47, 4388-4391.

G. N. Newton, G. J. T. Cooper, P. Koegerler, D.-L. Long and L. Cronin, Trading Templates: Supramolecular Transformations between {Co(II)13)} and {Co(II)12} Nanoclusters, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2008, 130, 790-791.


A. W. Taylor, F. Qiu, J. Hu, P. Licence and D. A. Walsh, Heterogeneous Electron Transfer at the Ionic Liquid/Metal Interface studied using Cyclic Voltammetry and Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2008, 112, 13292-13299

G. J. T. Cooper, G. N. Newton, P. Kogerler, D.-L. Long, L. Engelhardt, M. Luban and L. Cronin, Structural and Compositional Control in {M12} Cobalt and Nickel Coordination Clusters detected Magnetochemically and with Cryospray Mass Spectrometry, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2007, 46, 1340-1344.


R. Tel-Vered, D. A. Walsh, M. A. Mehrgardi and A. J. Bard, Carbon Nanofiber Electrode and Controlled Nanogaps for Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy Experiments, Analytical Chemistry, 2006, 78, 6959-6966.

G. N. Newton, G. J. T. Cooper, D.-L. Long, P. Kögerler and L. Cronin, Synthetic, Structural and Magnetic Characterisation of a One-dimensional Nickel Chain Constructed using cis,trans-1,3,5-triaminocyclohexane as a Building Block, Journal of Molecular Structure 2006, 796, 23-27.

K. Bates, L. R. Johnson, R. A. Henderson, Mechanism of the Reactions of Synthetic Fe− S-Based Clusters with PhCOCl: Parallel Pathways Involving Free and Coordinated Thiolate as Nucleophiles, Inorganic Chemistry, 2006, 45, 9423-9433.

D. A. Walsh, J. L. Fernandez and A. J. Bard, Rapid Screening of Bimetallic Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction in Acidic Media by Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2006, 153, E99-E103.


D. A. Walsh, J. L. Fernandez, J. Mauzeroll and A. J. Bard, Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy. 55. Fabrication and Characterization of Micropipet Probes, Analytical Chemistry, 2005, 77, 5182-5188.


J. L. Fernandez, D. A. Walsh and A. J. Bard, Thermodynamic Guidelines for the Design of Bimetallic Catalysts for Oxygen Electroreduction and Rapid Screening by Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy,  M-Co (M: Pd, Ag, Au), Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2005, 127, 357-365.

R. J. Forster, D. Mulledy, D. A. Walsh and T. E. Keyes, Impact of Ion Solvation on Charge Transport through [Os(bpy)2 (H2tzt)Cl] in the solid state, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2004, 6, 3551-3556.


D. A. Walsh, T. E. Keyes and R. J. Forster, Modulation of Heterogeneous Electron Transfer Dynamics across the Electrode/Monolayer Interface, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2004, 108, 2631-2636.


R. J. Forster, D. A. Walsh. N. Mano, F. Mao and A. Heller, Modulating the Redox Properties of an Osmium-Containing Metallopolymer through the Supporting Electrolyte and Cross-Linking, Langmuir, 2004, 20, 862-868.


D. A. Walsh, T. E. Keyes and R. J. Forster, Redox Switching in Solid Deposits: Triazole Bridged Osmium Dimers, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2002, 538, 75-85.


D. A. Walsh and E. Dempsey, Comparison of Electrochemical, Electrophoretic and Spectrophotometric Methods for Creatinine Determination in Biological Fluids, Analytica Chimica Acta, 2002, 459, 187-198.


D. A. Walsh, T. E. Keyes and R. J. Forster, Protonation Effects on Superexchange across Gold/osmium bis(bipyridyl) chloride Monolayer Interfaces, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2001, 105, 2792-2799.