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  • Yunyan Zhang, Anton V Velichko, H Aruni Fonseka, Patrick Parkinson, George Davis, James A Gott, Martin Aagesen, Suguo Huo, Giorgos Boras, Ana M Sanchez, David Mowbray, Huiyun Liu, Defect-Free Axial GaAs/GaAsP Nanowire Quantum Dots with Strong Carrier Confinement, Nano Letters, 21, 5722 (10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c01461)
  • Giorgos Boras, Xuezhe Yu, H Aruni Fonseka, George Davis, Anton V Velichko, James A Gott, Haotian Zeng, Shiyao Wu, Patrick Parkinson, Xiulai Xu, David Mowbray, Ana M Sanchez, Huiyun Liu, Self-Catalyzed AlGaAs Nanowires and AlGaAs/GaAs Nanowire-Quantum Dots on Si Substrates, J Phys Chem C, 125, 14338 (10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c03680)
  • Ruqaiya Al-Abri, Hoyeon Choi, Patrick Parkinson, Measuring, controlling and exploiting heterogeneity in optoelectronic nanowires, J Phys Photonics, 3 022004 (10.1088/2515-7647/abe282)
  • Book Chapter: P Parkinson, Physics and applications of semiconductor nanowire lasers, Frontiers of Nanoscience 20, 389


  • Xiaoming Yuan, Kunwu Liu, Stefan Skalsky, Patrick Parkinson, Long Fang, Jun He, Hark Hoe Tan, Chennupati Jagadish, Carrier dynamics and recombination mechanisms in InP twinning superlattice nanowires, Optics Express, 28, 16795 (10.1364/OE.388518)
  • Hoyeon Choi, Jack Chun-Ren Ke, Stefan Skalsky, Christopher Castle, Kexue Li, Katie Moore, Wendy Flavell, Patrick Parkinson, Visualizing the Role of Photoinduced Ion Migration on Photoluminescence in Halide Perovskite Grains, J. Materials Chemistry C, Advance Article (10.1039/D0TC01441A)
  • Stefan Skalsky, Yunyan Zhang, Juan Arturo Alanis, H. Aruni Fonseka, Ana Sanchez, Huiyun Liu and Patrick Parkinson, Heterostructure and Q-factor Engineering for Low-Threshold and Persistant Nanowire Lasing, Light: Science and Application, 9, 1 (10.1038/s41377-020-0279-y)
  • Dimitars Jevtics, John McPhillimy, Benoit Guilhabert, Juan Arturo Alanis, Hark Hoe Tan, Chennupati Jagadish, Martin Dawson, Antonio Hurtado, Patrick Parkinson and Michael Strain, Characterisation, Selection and Micro-Assembly of Nanowire Laser Systems, Nano Letters, 3, 1862 (10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b05078)


  • James Griffiths, Florecia Rivarola, Nathaniel Davis, Ruben Ahumada-Lazo, Juan Arturo Alanis, Patrick parkinson David Binks, Wai Yuen Fu, Francisco De la Pena, Michael Price, Ashley Howkins, Ian Boyd, Colin Humphreys, Neil Greenham and Caterina Ducati, Effect of Size on the Luminescence Efficiency of Perovskite Nanocrystals, ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2, 6998
  • Juan Arturo Alanis, Qian Chen, Mykhaylo Lysevych, Tim Burgess, Li Li, Zhu Liu, Hark Hoe Tan, Chennupati Jagadish and Patrick Parkinson, Threshold Reduction and Yield Improvement of Semiconductor Nanowire Lasers via Processing-Related End-Facet Optimization, Nanoscale Advances, 1, 4393
  • Nawapong Unsuree, Hakan Selvi, Michael Crabb, Juan Arturo Alanis, Patrick Parkinson and Tim Echtermeyer, Visible and Infrared Photocurrent Enhancement in a Graphene-Silicon Schottky Photodetector through Surface-States and Electric Field Engineering, 2D Materials, 6, 041004
  • Yunyan Zhang, George Davis, Aruni Fonseka, Anton Velichko, Anders Gustafsson, Tillmann Godde, Dhruv Saxena, Martin Aagensen, Patrick Parkinson James Gott, Suguo Guo, Ana Sanchez, David Mowbray and Huiyun Liu, Highly-Strained III-V-V Coaxial Nanowire Quantum Wells with Strong Carrier Confinement, ACS Nano, 13, 5931
  • Ruben Ahumada-Lazo, Juan Arturo Alanis, Patrick Parkinson, David Binks, Samantha Hardman, James Griffiths, Florencia Rivarola, Colin Humphrey, Caterina Ducati and Nataniel Davis, Emission Properties and Ultrafast Carrier Dynamics of CsPbCl3 Perovskite Nanocrystals, J. Phys. Chem C., 123, 2651
  • James Kerfoot, Vladimir Korolkov, Simon Svatek, manal Alkhamisi, Takashi Taniguchi, Kenji Watanabe, Patrick Parkinson and Peter Beton, Two-Dimensional Diffusion of Excitons in a Perylene Diimide Monolayer Quenched by a Fullerene Heterojunction, J. Phys. Chem. C., 123, 12249


  • Hakan Selvi, Ernie W Hill, Patrick Parkinson and Tim Echtermeyer. Graphene-Silicon-on-Insulator (GSOI) Schottky diode Photodetectors, Nanoscale, 10, 18926, DOI: 10.1039/C8NR05285A
  • Juan Arturo Alanis, Mykhaylo Lysevych, Tim Burgess, Dhruv Saxena, Sudha Mokkapati, Stefan Skalsky, Xiaoyan Tang, Peter Mitchell, Alex S Walton, Hark Hoe Tan, Chennupati Jagadish and Patrick Parkinson, Optical Study of p-Doping in GaAs Nanowires for Low-Threshold and High-Yield Lasing, Nano Letters, 19, 362, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b04048
  • Patrick Parkinson, Juan Arturo Alanis, Kun Peng, Dhruv Saxena, Sudha Mokkapati, Nian Jiang, Lan Fu, Hark Hoe Tan, Chennupati Jagadish, Modal refractive Index measurements in Nanowire Lasers – A Correlative Approach, Nano Futures, 2, 035004, DOI: 10.1088/2399-1984/aad0c6
  • Bryce Dorin, Patrick Parkinson and Patricia Scully, Three-dimensional direct laser written graphitic electrical contacts to randomly distributed components, Applied Physics A, 124, 340, DOI: 10.1007/s00339-017-1505-1
  • Hakan Selvi, Nawapong Unsuree, Eric Whittaker, Matthew Halsall, Ernie W Hill, Andrew Guy Thomas, Patrick Parkinson and Tim Echtermeyer. Towards Substrate Engineering of Graphene-Silicon Schottky Diode Photodetectors. Nanoscale, 10, 3399, DOI: 10.1039/C7NR09591K


  • Juan Arturo Alanis, Dhruv Saxena, Sudha Mokkapati, Nian Jiang, Kun Peng, Xiaoyan Tang, Lan Fu, Hark Hoe Tan, Chennupati Jagadish, Patrick Parkinson (2017). Large-scale statistics for threshold optimization of optically pumped nanowire lasers. Nano letters 17 (8), 4860-4865. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b01725
  • Hannah J Joyce, Sarwat A Baig, Patrick Parkinson, Christopher L Davies, Jessica L Boland, H Hoe Tan, Chennupati Jagadish, Laura M Herz, Michael B Johnston (2017). The influence of surfaces on the transient terahertz conductivity and electron mobility of GaAs nanowires. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 50 (22), 224001. DOI: 10.1088/1361-6463/aa6a8f
  • Kun Peng, Patrick Parkinson, Qian Gao, Jessica L Boland, Ziyuan Li, Fan Wang, Sudha Mokkapati, Lan Fu, Michael B Johnston, Hark Hoe Tan, Chennupati Jagadish (2017). Single n+-i-n+ InP nanowires for highly sensitive terahertz detection. Nanotechnology 28 (12), 125202. DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/aa5d80
  • B Dorin, P Parkinson, P Scully (2017). Direct laser write process for 3D conductive carbon circuits in polyimide. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 5 (20), 4923-4930. DOI: 10.1039/C7TC01111C


  • Kun Peng, Patrick Parkinson, Jessica L Boland, Qian Gao, Yesaya C Wenas, Christopher L Davies, Ziyuan Li, Lan Fu, Michael B Johnston, Hark H Tan, Chennupati Jagadish (2016). Broadband phase-sensitive single InP nanowire photoconductive terahertz detectors. Nano letters 16 (8), 4925-4931. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b01528
  • Parkinson, P. (2016). Size-Independent Energy Transfer in Biomimetic Nanoring Complexes. ACS Nano. DOI:10.1021/acsnano.6b01265. Publication link: 4f523673-711b-413b-87d8-d47842b73982
  • Dorin, B., Zhu, . G., Parkinson, P., Perrie, W., Benyezzar, M., & Scully, P. (2016). Characterization of a silica-PVA hybrid for high density and stable silver dissolution. Materials Chemistry and Physics. DOI:10.1016/j.matchemphys.2016.03.022.


  • Parkinson, P., Kondratuk, D. V., Menelaou, C., Gong, J. Q., Anderson, H. L., & Herz, L. M. (2015). Chromophores in Molecular Nanorings: When Is a Ring a Ring?. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 5(24), 4356-4361. DOI:10.1021/jz5022153.
  • Menelaou, C., Schiphorst, J., Kendhale, A. M., Parkinson, P., Debije, M. G., Schenning, A. P. H. J., & Herz, L. M. (2015). Rapid Energy Transfer Enabling Control of Emission Polarization in Perylene-Bisimide Donor-Acceptor Triads. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 6(7), 1170-1176. DOI:10.1021/acs.jpclett.5b00183.
  • Gong, J. Q., Parkinson, P., Kondratuk, D. V., Gil-Ramirez, G., Anderson, H. L., & Herz, L. M. (2015). Structure-Directed Exciton Dynamics in Templated Molecular Nanorings. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part C: Nanomaterials, Interfaces and Hard Matter, 119(11), 6414-6420. DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b00210.
  • Stern, H. L., Musser, A. J., Gelinas, S., Parkinson, P., Herz, L. M., Bruzek, M. J., Walker, B. J. (2015). Identification of a triplet pair intermediate in singlet exciton fission in solution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(25), 7656-7661. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1503471112.
  • Davies, C. L., Parkinson, P., Jiang, N., Boland, J. L., Conesa-Boj, S., Tan, H. H., Johnston, M. B. (2015). Low Ensemble Disorder in Quantum Well Tube Nanowires. Nanoscale. DOI:10.1039/C5NR06996C.
  • Boland, J. L., Conesa-Boj, S., Joyce, H. J., Herz, L. M., Fontcuberta i Morral, A., Johnston, M. B., … Davies, C. L. (2015). Modulation Doping of GaAs/AlGaAs Core-Shell Nanowires With Effective Defect Passivation and High Electron Mobility. Nano Letters. DOI:10.1021/nl504566t.


  • Parkinson, P., Knappke, C. E. I., Kamonsutthipaijit, N., Sirithip, K., Matichak, J. D., Anderson, H. L., & Herz, L. M. (2014). Ultrafast energy transfer in biomimetic multistrand nanorings. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 136(23), 8217-20. DOI:10.1021/ja504730j.
  • Joyce, H. J., Parkinson, P., Jiang, N., Docherty, C. J., Gao, Q., Tan, H. H., … Johnston, M. B. (2014). Electron mobilities approaching bulk limits in “surface-free” GaAs nanowires. Nano Letters, 14(10), 5989-5994. DOI:10.1021/nl503043p.
  • Yong, C-K., Parkinson, P., Kondratuk, D. V., Chen, W-H., Stannard, A., Summerfield, A., … Herz, L. M. (2014). Ultrafast delocalization of excitation in synthetic light-harvesting nanorings. Chemical Science, 181-189. DOI:10.1039/C4SC02424A.
  • Docherty, C. J., Parkinson, P., Joyce, H. J., Chen, M-H., Chen, C-H., Lee, M-Y., … Johnston, M. B. (2014). Ultrafast Transient Terahertz Conductivity of Monolayer MoS2 and WSe2 Grown by Chemical Vapor Deposition. A C S Nano, (11), 11147-11153. DOI:10.1021/nn5034746.
  • Peng, K., Parkinson, P., Jagadish, C., Johnston, M. B., Fu, L., Gao, Q., … Tan, H. H. (2014). Single Nanowire Photoconductive Terahertz Detectors. Nano Letters. DOI:10.1021/nl5033843.


  • Fonseka, H. A., Tan, H. H., Wong-Leung, J., Kang, J. H., Parkinson, P., & Jagadish, C. (2013). High vertical yield InP nanowire growth on Si(111) using a thin buffer layer. Nanotechnology, 24(46). DOI:10.1088/0957-4484/24/46/465602.
  • Decker, M., Staude, I., Neshev, D. N., Kivshar, Y. S., Shishkin, I. I., Samusev, K. B., … Jagadish, C. (2013). Dual-channel spontaneous emission of quantum dots in magnetic metamaterials. Nature Communications, 4, 2949. [2948]. DOI:10.1038/ncomms3949.
  • Jiang, N., Gao, Q., Parkinson, P., Wong-Leung, J., Mokkapati, S., Breuer, S., … Jagadish, C. (2013). Enhanced Minority Carrier Lifetimes in GaAs/AlGaAs Core-Shell Nanowires through Shell Growth Optimization. Nano Letters, 13(11), 5135-5140. DOI:10.1021/nl4023385.
  • Parkinson, P., Lee, Y. H., Fu, L., Breuer, S., Tan, H. H., & Jagadish, C. (2013). Three-dimensional in situ photocurrent mapping for nanowire photovoltaics. Nano Letters, 13(4), 1405-1409. DOI:10.1021/nl304170q.
  • Chan, K. S., Vines, L., Johansen, K. M., Monkhov, E. V., Ye, J. D., Parkinson, P., … Wong-Leung, J. (2013). Defect formation and thermal stability of H in high dose H implanted ZnO. Journal of Applied Physics, 114, 083111. DOI:10.1063/1.4819216.
  • Saxena, D., Mokkapati, S., Parkinson, P., Jiang, N., Gao, Q., Tan, H. H., & Jagadish, C. (2013). Optically pumped room-temperature GaAs nanowire lasers. Nature Photonics, 7(12), 963-968. DOI:10.1038/NPHOTON.2013.303.


  • Parkinson, P., Jiang, N., Gao, Q., Tan, H. H., & Jagadish, C. (2012). Direct-write non-linear photolithography for semiconductor nanowire characterization. Nanotechnology, 23(33). DOI:10.1088/0957-4484/23/33/335704.
  • Kang, J. H., Gao, Q., Parkinson, P., Joyce, H. J., Tan, H. H., Kim, Y., … Jagadish, C. (2012). Precursor flow rate manipulation for the controlled fabrication of twin-free GaAs nanowires on silicon substrates. Nanotechnology, 23(41). DOI:10.1088/0957-4484/23/41/415702.
  • Li, Z., Hattori, H. T., Parkinson, P., Tian, J., Fu, L., Tan, H. H., & Jagadish, C. (2012). A plasmonic staircase nano-antenna device with strong electric field enhancement for surface enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) applications. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 45(30). DOI:10.1088/0022-3727/45/30/305102.
  • Parkinson, P., Dodson, C., Joyce, H. J., Bertness, K. A., Sanford, N. A., Herz, L. M., & Johnston, M. B. (2012). Noncontact measurement of charge carrier lifetime and mobility in GaN nanowires. Nano Letters, 12(9), 4600-4604. DOI:10.1021/nl301898m.
  • Mokkapati, S., Saxena, D., Jiang, N., Parkinson, P., Wong-Leung, J., Gao, Q., … Jagadish, C. (2012). Polarization tunable, multicolor emission from core-shell photonic III-V semiconductor nanowires. Nano Letters, 12(12), 6428-31. DOI:10.1021/nl303787a.
  • Xia, H., Lu, Z-Y., Li, T-X., Parkinson, P., Liao, Z-M., Liu, F-H., … Jagadish, C. (2012). Distinct photocurrent response of individual GaAs nanowires induced by n-type doping. A C S Nano, 6(7), 6005-13. DOI:10.1021/nn300962z.
  • Jiang, N., Parkinson, P., Gao, Q., Breuer, S., Tan, H. H., Wong-Leung, J., & Jagadish, C. (2012). Long minority carrier lifetime in Au-catalyzed GaAs/Al(x)Ga(1-x)As core-shell nanowires. Applied Physics Letters, 101(2). DOI:10.1063/1.4735002.
  • Ye, J. D., Parkinson, P., Ren, F. F., Gu, S. L., Tan, H. H., & Jagadish, C. (2012). Raman probing of competitive laser heating and local recrystallization effect in ZnO nanocrystals. Optics Express, 20(21), 23281-9. DOI:10.1364/OE.20.023281.


  • Stranks, S. D., Weisspfennig, C., Parkinson, P., Johnston, M. B., Herz, L. M., & Nicholas, R. J. (2011). Ultrafast charge separation at a polymer-single-walled carbon nanotube molecular junction. Nano Letters, 11(1), 66-72. DOI:10.1021/nl1036484.
  • Brown, M. D., Parkinson, P., Torres, T., Miura, H., Herz, L. M., & Snaith, H. J. (2011). Surface energy relay between cosensitized molecules in solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part C: Nanomaterials, Interfaces and Hard Matter, 23204-23208. DOI:10.1021/jp207075z.
  • Venkatachalam, D. K., Parkinson, P., Ruffell, S., & Elliman, R. G. (2011). Rapid, substrate-independent thickness determination of large area graphene layers. Applied Physics Letters, 99(23). DOI:10.1063/1.3664633.
  • Joyce, H. J., Gao, Q., {Hoe Tan}, H., Jagadish, C., Kim, Y., Zou, J., … Johnston, M. B. (2011). III-V semiconductor nanowires for optoelectronic device applications. Progress in Quantum Electronics, 35(2-3), 23-75. DOI:10.1016/j.pquantelec.2011.03.002.
  • Headley, C., Fu, L., Parkinson, P., Xu, X., Lloyd-Hughes, J., Jagadish, C., & Johnston, M. B. (2011). Improved performance of GaAs-based terahertz emitters via surface passivation and silicon nitride encapsulation. I E E E Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 17(1), 17-21. DOI:10.1109/JSTQE.2010.2047006. 2010
  • Parkinson, P., Muller, C., Stingelin, N., Johnston, M. B., & Herz, L. M. (2010). Role of Ultrafast Torsional Relaxation in the Emission from Polythiophene Aggregates. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 1(19), 2788-2792. DOI:10.1021/jz101026g.
  • Tiwana, P., Parkinson, P., Johnston, M. B., Snaith, H. J., & Herz, L. M. (2010). Ultrafast terahertz conductivity dynamics in mesoporous TiO2: Influence of dye sensitization and surface treatment in solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part C: Nanomaterials, Interfaces and Hard Matter, 114(2), 1365-1371. DOI:10.1021/jp908760r.
  • Xu, X. L., Parkinson, P., Chuang, K-C., Johnston, M. B., Nicholas, R. J., & Herz, L. M. (2010). Dynamic terahertz polarization in single-walled carbon nanotubes. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 82(8). DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.82.085441.


  • Parkinson, P., Joyce, H. J., Gao, Q., Tan, H. H., Zhang, X., Zou, J., … Johnston, M. B. (2009). Carrier lifetime and mobility enhancement in nearly defect-free core-shell nanowires measured using time-resolved terahertz spectroscopy. Nano Letters, 9(9), 3349-3353. DOI:10.1021/nl901633.


  • Merchant, S. K. E., Lloyd-Hughes, J., Sirbu, L., Tiginyanu, I. M., Parkinson, P., Herz, L. M., & Johnston, M. B. (2008). Conductivity of nanoporous InP membranes investigated using terahertz spectroscopy. Nanotechnology, 19(39). DOI:10.1088/0957-4484/19/39/395704.
  • Parkinson, P., Lloyd-Hughes, J., Johnston, M., & Herz, L. (2008). Efficient generation of charges via below-gap photoexcitation of polymer-fullerene blend films investigated by terahertz spectroscopy. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 78(11). DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.78.115321.


  • Parkinson, P., Lloyd-Hughes, J., Gao, Q., Tan, H. H., Jagadish, C., Johnston, M. B., & Herz, L. M. (2007). Transient terahertz conductivity of GaAs nanowires. Nano Letters, 7(7), 2162-2165. DOI:10.1021/nl071162x. P
  • Parkinson, P., Aharon, E., Chang, M. H., Dosche, C., Frey, G. L., Köhler, A., & Herz, L. M. (2007). Dimensionality-dependent energy transfer in polymer-intercalated SnS2 nanocomposites. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 75(16), 1-6. DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.75.165206.