Dr David Carey


Head of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
PhD (Dublin), CEng, FInstP, FIET
09 BB 04
By appointment
Personal Assistant: Kelly Green

Biography

Biography and research summary

David Carey is the Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Surrey.  

He holds a PhD from Trinity College Dublin, was previously an EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow and is currently Reader in Electrical and Electronic Materials Engineering. Current research interests include 2D materials of single and few layer graphene, silicene and germanene; CVD growth of graphene and carbon nanotubes; electrical transport properties at high fields and frequency; and characterisation and processing of hybrid nanomaterials.

See full list publication list at Google Scholar.

Selected research publications and invited conference presentations

  1. (invited) Advances in Graphene Science and Engineering for Electronic Applications, session Advances in Dielectric Materials and Electronic Devices: Ferroics and Multiferroics, Materials Science and Technology 2019 (MS&T19), Portland, Oregon, September 2019.
  2. Optically Modulated Magnetic Resonance of Erbium Implanted Silicon, Mark A. Hughes, Heqing Li, Nafsika Theodoropoulou, and J. David Carey, Sci. Rep. 9, 19031 (2019).
  3. Controlled Sonication as a Route to in-situ Graphene Flake Size Control, Piers Turner, Mark Hodnett, Robert Dorey and J. David Carey, Sci. Rep. 9, 8710, (2019)
  4. Molecular Design of pH-Sensitive Ru(II)-Polypyridyl Luminophores, Julia Romanova, Yousif Sadik, M. R. Ranga Prabhath, J. David Carey and Peter D. Jarowski, J. Phys. Chem. A 123, 4921 (2019).
  5. Protected Catalyst Growth of Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes, Muhammad Ahmad, José V. Anguita, C. Ducati, J. David Carey and S. Ravi P. Silva, Carbon 149, 71 (2019)
  6. Graphene Microstrip Patch Ultrawide Band Antennas for THz Communications, Mojtaba Dashti and J David Carey, Adv. Funct. Mater. 28, 1705925 (2018).
  7. (invited) Graphene and other 2D Materials: Properties and Applications, Seminar at the School of Engineering, Cardiff University, May 2018
  8. Engineering tunable single and dual optical emission from Ru(II)-polypydridyl complexes through excited state design, J. Romanova, Y Sadik, M.R.R.Prabhath, J David Carey and P.D. Jarowski, J. Phys. Chem. C 121, 2333 (2017).
  9. (Invited) Presented the Opening Lecture at the NanoteC16 on '2D and Related Materials: From Production to Advanced Electronic Applications'.
  10. Organic-inorganic hybrid cathodes: Facile synthesis of polypyrrole/zinc oxide nanofibers for low turn-on electron field emitters, Ishpal Rawal, J David Carey, O.S. Panwar, R.K. Tripathi, RSC Advances 6, 46372 (2016).
  11. Engineering Graphene Conductivity for Flexible and High-Frequency Applications, Alexander J Samuels and J David Carey, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 7, 22246 (2015).
  12. High Quality Carbon Nanotubes on Conductive Substrates Grown at Low Temperatures, Muhammad Ahmad, Jose V. Anguita, Vlad Stolojan, Tony Corless, Jeng-Shiung Chen, J. David Carey and S. Ravi P. Silva, Adv. Funct. Mater. 25, 4419 (2015).

 

Other information

  • CEng Chartered Engineer
  • Fellow of the Institute of Physics
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Fellow of Institution of Engineering Technology
  • Member of the American Physical Society
  • Member of the EPSRC Peer Review College.

University roles and responsibilities

  • Head of Department
  • Chair of the Undergraduate and MSc Examination Board

    Research

    Research interests

    My teaching

    My publications

    Publications

    Here is a list of some recent research papers with links; a more complete list of peer-reviewed publications can be found via the Google Scholar website.

    • Optically Modulated Magnetic Resonance of Erbium Implanted Silicon, Mark A. Hughes, Heqing Li, Nafsika Theodoropoulou, and J. David Carey, Sci. Rep. 9, 19031 (2019)
    • Controlled Sonication as a Route to in-situ Graphene Flake Size Control, Piers Turner, Mark Hodnett, Robert Dorey and J. David Carey, Sci. Rep. 9, 8710, (2019)
    • Molecular Design of pH-Sensitive Ru(II)-Polypyridyl Luminophores, Julia Romanova, Yousif Sadik, M. R. Ranga Prabhath, J. David Carey and Peter D. Jarowski, J. Phys. Chem. A 123, 4921 (2019).
    • Protected Catalyst Growth of Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes, Muhammad Ahmad, José V. Anguita, C. Ducati, J. David Carey and S. Ravi P. Silva, Carbon 149, 71 (2019)
    • Graphene Microstrip Patch Ultrawide Band Antennas for THz Communications, Mojtaba Dashti and J David Carey, Adv. Funct. Mater. 28, 1705925 (2018).
    • Engineering tunable single and dual optical emission from Ru(II)-polypydridyl complexes through excited state design, J. Romanova, Y Sadik, M.R.R.Prabhath, J David Carey and P.D. Jarowski, J. Phys. Chem. C 121, 2333 (2017).
    • Orgnic-inorganic hybrid cathodes: Facile synthesis of polypyrrole/zinc oxide nanofibers for low turn-on electron field emitters, Ishpal Rawal, J David Carey, O.S. Panwar, R.K. Tripathi, RSC Advances 6, 46372 (2016).
    • Engineering Graphene Conductivity for Flexible and High-Frequency Applications, Alexander J Samuels and J David Carey, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 7, 22246 (2015).
    • High Quality Carbon Nanotubes on Conductive Substrates Grown at Low Temperatures, Muhammad Ahmad, Jose V. Anguita, Vlad Stolojan, Tony Corless, Jeng-Shiung Chen, J. David Carey and S. Ravi P. Silva, Adv. Funct. Mater. 25, 4419 (2015).
    • Crystal field analysis of Dy and Tm implanted Silicon for Photonic and Quantum Technologies,Mark A Hughes, Manon A Lourenço, J David Carey, B N Murdin, and K P Homewood, Optics Express 22, 29292 (2014).
    • Electrical Transport in Metal-carbon Hybrid Multi-junction Devices, Neeraj Dwivedi, Sushil Kumar, J. David Carey and Hitendra K. Malik, Diam. Relat. Mater. 48, 82-87 (2014). Local copy available here
    • Beyond Graphene: Stable Elemental Monolayers of Silicene and Germanene, Nathanael J Roome and J David Carey, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 6, 7743 (2014).
    • Influence of Acoustic Cavitation on the Controlled Ultrasonic Dispersion of Carbon Nanotubes, Achilleas Sesis, Mark Hodnett, Gianluca Memoli, Andrew John Wain, Izabela Jurewicz, Alan B. Dalton, J David Carey, and Gareth Hinds, J. Phys. Chem. B 117, 15414 (2013). This paper was awarded the 2014 NPL Rutherford Prize.
    • Molecular Doping and Band Gap Opening of Bilayer Graphene, Alexander J. Samuels and J. David Carey, ACS Nano 7, 2790 (2013). Local copy available here.
    • Efficient coupling of optical energy for rapid catalyzed nanomaterial growth: High quality carbon nanotube synthesis at low substrate temperatures, Muhammad Ahmad, Jose V. Anguita, Vlad Stolojan, J. David Carey and S. Ravi P. Silva, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 5, 3861 (2013).
    • Influence of Silver Incorporation on the Structural and Electrical Properties of Diamond-Like Carbon Thin Films, Neeraj Dwivedi, Sushil Kumar, J. David Carey, R. K. Tripathi, Hitendra K. Malik and M. K. Dalai, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 5, 2725 (2013). Local copy available here.
    • Enhanced Electrical Conductivity of Silver Nanoparticles for High Frequency Electronic Applications, Ali H. Alshehri, Malgorzata Jakubowska, Anna Młożniak, Michal Horaczek, Diana Rudka, Charles Free and J. David Carey, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 4, 7007 (2012). Local copy available here.
    • Photoconductivity and Characterization of Nitrogen Incorporated Hydrogenated Amorphous Carbon Thin Films, Neeraj Dwivedi, Sushil Kumara, J. D. Carey, Hitendra K. Malik and Govind, J. Appl. Phys.112, 113706 (2012). Local copy available here.
    • Structural and Electronic Characterization of Nanocrystalline Diamond-Like Carbon Thin Films, Neeraj Dwivedi, Sushil Kumara, R. K. Tripathi, J David Carey, Hitendra K. Malik and M. K. Dalai, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 4, 5309 (2012). Local version available here.
    • Photo-thermal chemical vapor deposition growth of graphene, Y.Y. Tan, K.D.G.I. Jayawardena, A.A.D.T. Adikaari, L.W. Tan, J.V. Anguita, S.J. Henley, V. Stolojan, J.David Carey, S.R.P. Silva, Carbon 50, 668 (2012). Local version available here.
    • Electrical Performance of Carbon Nanotube - Polymer Composites at Frequencies up to 220 GHz, Ali H. Alshehri, Malgorzata Jakubowska, Marcin Sloma, Michal Horaczek, Diana Rudka, Charles Free and J. David Carey, Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 153109 (2011). Local version available here.