Papers in refereed journals
E. J. Tyrrell and J. M. Smith, Effective mass modeling of excitons in type-II quantum dot heterostructures, Phys. Rev. B 84, 165328 (2011).
L. Marseglia, J. P. Hadden, A. C. Stanley-Clarke, J. P. Harrison, B. R. Patton, Y.-L. D. Ho, B. Naydenov, F. Jelezko, J. Meijer, P. R. Dolan, J. M. Smith, J. G. Rarity, and J. L. O'Brien, Nano-fabricated solid immersion lenses registered to single emitters in diamond, Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 133107 (2011).
J. M Smith, F. Grazioso, B. R. Patton, P. R. Dolan, M. L. Markham and D. J. Twitchen, Optical properties of a single colour centre in diamond with a green zero phonon line, New J. Phys. 13, 045005 (2011).
P. R. Dolan, G. M. Hughes, F. Grazioso, B. R. Patton, and J. M. Smith, Femtoliter tunable optical cavity arrays, Optics Lett. 35, 3556 (2010).
F. Grazioso, B. R. Patton, and J. M. Smith, A high stability beam-scanning confocal optical microscope for low temperature operation, Review of Scientific Instruments 81, 093705 (2010).
A. Stavrinadis, J. M. Smith, C. A. Cattley, A. G. Cook, P. S. Grant, and A. A. R. Watt, SnS/PbS nanocrystal heterojunction photovoltaics, Nanotechnology 21, 185202 (2010).
R. M. Beal, A. Stavrinadis, J. H. Warner, J. M. Smith, H. E. Assender, and A. A. R. Watt, The molecular structure of polymer-fullerene composite solar cells and its influence on device performance, Macromolecules 43, p.2343 (2010).
C. A. Cattley, A. Stavrinadis, R. Beal, J. Moghal, A. G. Cook, P. S. Grant, J. M. Smith, H. E. Assender, and A. A. R. Watt, Colloidal synthesis of lead oxide nanocrystals for photovoltaics, Chem. Comm. 46, p.2802 (2010).
A. Stavrinadis, S. Xu, J. H. Warner, J. L. Hutchison, J. M. Smith and A. A. R. Watt, Superstructures of PbS nanocrystals in a conjugated polymer and the aligning role of oxidation, Nanotechnology 20, #445608 (2009).
D. J. Keeble, E. A. Thomsen, A. Stavrinadis, I. D.W. Samuel, J. M. Smith, and A. A. R. Watt, Paramagnetic point defects and charge carriers in PbS and CdS nanocrystal polymer composites, J. Phys. Chem. C 113, p.17306 (2009).
S. C. Benjamin, B. W. Lovett, and J. M. Smith, Prospects for measurement based quantum computing using solid state spins, Laser & Photonics Reviews 3, p.556 (2009). [download pdf].
P. K. Santra, R Viswanatha, S Daniels, N. L. Pickett, J. M Smith, P. O'Brien and D. D. Sarma, Investigation of the internal heterostructure of highly luminescent quantum dot - quantum well nanocrystals, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, p470 (2009).
B. A. Fairchild, P. Olivero, A. D. Greentree, F. Waldermann, R. A. Taylor, J. M. Smith, S. Rubanov, S. Huntington, B. Gibson, D. N. Jamieson, and S. Prawer, Fabrication of ultra thin membranes from single crystal diamond for photonic and NEMS applications, Advanced Materials 20, p4793 (2008).
A. Stavrinadis, R. Beal, J. M. Smith, H. E. Assender, and A. A. R. Watt, Direct formation of PbS nanorods in a conjugated polymer, Advanced Materials 20, p3105 (2008).
S. H. Kim, P. H. Sher, Y. B. Hahn, and J. M. Smith, Luminescence from single CdSe nanocrystals embedded in ZnO thin films using atomic layer deposition, Nanotechnology 19, #365202 (2008).
P. H. Sher, J. M. Smith, P. A. Dalgarno, R. J. Warburton, X. Chen, P. J. Dobson, S. M. Daniels, N. L. Pickett, and P. O'Brien, Power law carrier dynamics in semiconductor nanocrystals at nanosecond time scales, Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, #101111 (2008).
P. R. Dolan and J. M. Smith, Placing diamond colour centres into tunable optical microcavities, SBDD XVI, Hasselt, Belgium, February 21-23, 2011.
J. M. Smith, F. Grazioso, B. R. Patton, P. R. Dolan, M. L. Markham, and D. J. Twitchen, A single colour centre with a 532 nm zero phonon line, SBDD XVI, Hasselt, Belgium, February 21-23, 2011.
S. M. Fairclough, E. J. Tyrrell, J. Moghal, A. A. R. Watt and J. M. Smith, Excitonic transitions in type-II heterostructured ZnTe/ZnSe core-shell nanocrystals, Symposium on Quantum Dots, University of Bristol, January 10, 2011.
P. R. Dolan, B. R. Patton, and J M Smith Construction and analysis of arrayed, tuneable optical microcavities, Photon 10, Southampton, UK, August 24-27, 2010.
J. M. Smith, Physics and applications of the zero phonon line in NV-, SBDD2010 diamond workshop, Hasselt, Belgium, February 22-24, 2010 (invited).
B. R. Patton, F. Grazioso, P. R. Dolan, J. M. Smith, B. Fairchild, P. Olivero, A. Greentree, and S. Prawer, Optical properties of microstructured diamond, Diamond 2009, Athens, September 6-10, 2009.
B. R. Patton, P. R. Dolan, F. Grazioso, J. M. Smith, B. Fairchild, P. Olivero, A. Greentree, and S. Prawer, Diamond microstructures for optical cavity based devices, DeBeers Diamond Conference, Warwick University, June 30, 2009.
P. H. Sher, X. Chen, P. J. Dobson, S. M. Daniels, N. L. Pickett, P. O'Brien, and J. M. Smith, Measuring carrier trapping dynamics in single semiconductor nanocrystals over ten decades in time, 5th International Symposium on Surface Science (ISSS-5), Tokyo, Japan, November 9-13, 2008.
F. Grazioso, B. R. Patton, J. M. Smith, and D. J .Twitchen, Luminsecnece characteristics of NV centres in ultrapure diamond, DeBeers diamond conference, St Catherine's College Oxford, July 5-8, 2008.
J. M. Smith, B. R. Patton, and F. Grazioso, Towards measurement-based quantum computation using solid state spins, SPIE Photonics West Conference Proceedings, ADVANCED CONCEPTS IN QUANTUM COMPUTING, MEMORY, AND COMMUNICATION 6903, p.9030, San Jose, January, 2008.
P. H. Sher, J. M. Smith, S. M. Daniels, N. L. Pickett, P. O'Brien, P. A. Dalgarno, and R. J. Warburton, Power law dynamics in the fluorescence from semiconductor nanocrystals, Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, University of Leicester, April 11-13, 2007.
B. Patton, F. Grazioso, and J. M. Smith, Towards measurement-based entanglement of single NV centres in diamond, Measurement Based Quantum Computing, St John's College, Oxford, March 18-21, 2007.
R Beal, A. Stavrinadis, J. M .Smith, H. E. Assender and A. A. R. Watt, Inorganic-Organic Nanocomposites for Broadband Photovoltaics, 3rd Photovoltaic Science, Applications and Technology Conference (PVSAT-3), Grey College, University of Durham March 28-30, 2007.
J. M. Smith, Prospects for measurement-based quantum computing using nitrogen-vacancy centres in diamond, QCV Quantum Diamond, Melbourne, Australia, July 16-19, 2007.