Muhammad Ahmed

Dr Muhammad Ahmad


Research Fellow
+44 (0)1483 686099
08 ATI 02

Academic and research departments

Advanced Technology Institute.

Biography

Research interests

CVD and solution processed carbon nanomaterials: Carbon Nanotube (CNT), Graphene, Diamond-like Carbon (DLC), Graphene Oxide (GO) and reduced Graphene Oxide (rGO).Application areas: electronics, IC interconnects, CNT based Li-ion battery anodes, Graphene metal overcoats as corrosion resistance layer, DLC coated steel for electrical applications, graphene oxide and rGO films for various electronic applications.

My publications

Publications

Journal Papers

  • Ultra-broadband light trapping using nanotextured decoupled graphene multilayers José V. Anguita1, Muhammad Ahmad, Sajad Haq, Jeremy Allam and S. Ravi P. Silva. Science Advances, 2016, 2(2), e1501238, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1501238
  • 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. Advanced Functional Materials. Published online: 8 JUN 2015. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201501214
  • 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 Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2013. 5(9): p. 3861-3866. DOI: 10.1021/am400542u
  • Highly Transmissive Carbon Nanotube Forests Grown at Low Substrate Temperature. José V. Anguita, David C. Cox, Muhammad Ahmad, Y. Y. Tan, Jeremy Allam, and S. Ravi P. Silva. Advanced Functional Materials, 2013, 23, 5502-5509. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201300400

Conference Presentations

  • M. Ahmad, J. V. Anguita, V. Stolojan, J. D. Carey and S. R. P. Silva. Carbon nanotube based interconnect vias for Si-CMOS and post Si-CMOS technologies. EMRS 2013 Spring Meeting, Congress Centre in Strasbourg (France), May 27 - 31, 2013, Strasbourg, session I3 - ref. 4.
  • M. Ahmad, J. V. Anguita, V. Stolojan, J. D. Carey and S. R. P. Silva. Advances in carbon nanotube growth at low substrate temperatures. E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, Congress Centre in Strasbourg (France), May 27 - 31, 2013, Strasbourg, session P.IX. - ref. 10.
  • Muhammad Ahmad, Jose V. Anguita, Tony Corless, J. David Carey, and S. Ravi P. Silva. Electrical characterization of low temperature grown high quality carbon nanotubes. NanoteC13, Carbon nanoscience and nanotechnology August 28 - 30, 2013, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.