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2020

Adsorption selectivity of CO2 over CH4, N2 and H2 in melamine-resorcinol-formaldehyde xerogels

Principe, I. A. & Fletcher, A. J., 31 Jul 2020, In : Adsorption. 26, 5, p. 723-735 13 p.

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Effect of aromatic amines on the properties of formaldehyde-based xerogels

Martin, D., Prostredný, M. & Fletcher, A. J., 2 Mar 2020, In : Gels. 6, 1, 14 p., 8.

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Effect of s-triazine ring substitution on the synthesis of organic resorcinol-formaldehyde xerogels

Prostredný, M., Ledingham, C., Principe, I. A., Altoumi, A. S. M. & Fletcher, A. J., 31 Jul 2020, In : Gels. 6, 3, 18 p., 21.

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Extraction of Hg(II) from contaminated water using aminated hydoximoyl camelthorn residues

Hashem, A., Fletcher, A. J., El-Sakhawy, M., Mohamed, L. A. & Farag, S., 4 Jun 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Polymers and the Environment.

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Non-linear adsorption characteristics of modified pine wood sawdust optimised for adsorption of Cd(II) from aqueous systems

Hashem, A., Badawy, S. M., Farag, S., Mohamed, L. A., Fletcher, A. J. & Taha, G. M., 16 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering.

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Unexpected selective gas adsorption on a 'non-porous' metal organic framework

Beveridge, S., McAnally, C. A., Nichol, G. S., Kennedy, A. R., Cussen, E. J. & Fletcher, A. J., 26 Jun 2020, In : Crystals. 10, 6, 7 p., 548.

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2019

Mechanisms of surface charge modification of carbonates in aqueous electrolyte solutions

Derkani, M. H., Fletcher, A. J., Fedorov, M., Abdallah, W., Sauerer, B., Anderson, J. & Zhang, Z. J., 31 Oct 2019, In : Colloids and Interfaces. 3, 4, 19 p., 62.

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Modelling the formation of porous organic gels-how structural properties depend on growth conditions

Prostredny, M., Fletcher, A. & Mulheran, P., 27 Jun 2019, In : RSC Advances. 9, 35, p. 20065-20074 10 p.

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Organics adsorption on novel amorphous silica and silica xerogels: microcolumn rapid breakthrough test coupled with sequential injection analysis

Tasca, A. L., Fletcher, A. J., Ghajeri, F., Alejandro, F. M. & Palomino, G. T., 12 May 2019, In : Journal of Porous Media. 22, 8, p. 1001-1014 14 p.

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The effect of atomic point charges on adsorption isotherms of CO2 and water in metal organic frameworks

Sladekova, K., Campbell, C., Grant, C., Fletcher, A. J., Gomes, J. R. B. & Jorge, M., 7 Dec 2019, In : Adsorption. 23 p.

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The impact of deuterium oxide on the properties of resorcinol-formaldehyde gels

Prostredny, M., Ballantine, J., Sefcik, J. & Fletcher, A. J., 15 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology. 89, 1, p. 21–28 8 p.

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The manufacture and characterisation of rosid angiosperm-derived biochars applied to water treatment

Idowu, G. A. & Fletcher, A. J., 21 Nov 2019, In : Bioresource Technology. 10 p.

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2018

Decoupling microporosity and nitrogen content to optimise CO2 adsorption in modified xerogels

Principe, I. A., Murdoch, B., Flannigan, J. M. & Fletcher, A. J., 2 Nov 2018, In : Materials Today Chemistry. p. 195-205 11 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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Investigation of IR and Raman spectra of species present in formaldehyde-water-methanol systems

Gaca-Zając, K. Z., Smith, B. R., Nordon, A., Fletcher, A. J., Johnston, K. & Sefcik, J., 1 Jul 2018, In : Vibrational Spectroscopy. 97, p. 44-54 11 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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Novel hydrophilic and hydrophobic amorphous silica: characterization and adsorption of aqueous phase organic compounds

Tasca, A. L., Ghajeri, F. & Fletcher, A. J., 28 Feb 2018, In : Adsorption Science & Technology. 36, 1-2, p. 327-342 16 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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Parametric study of factors affecting melamine-resorcinol-formaldehyde xerogels properties

Principe, I. A. & Fletcher, A. J., 1 Mar 2018, In : Materials Today Chemistry. 7, p. 5-14 10 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
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5 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Terbuthylazine and desethylterbutylazine: recent occurrence, mobility and removal techniques

Tasca, A. L., Puccini, M. & Fletcher, A., 31 Jul 2018, In : Chemosphere. 202, p. 94-104 11 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)
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Upskilling student engineers: the role of design in meeting employers' needs

Fletcher, A. J. & Harrington, R. W., 31 Jul 2018, In : Education for Chemical Engineers. 24, p. 32-42 11 p.

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2017

Scalable continuous production of high quality HKUST-1 via conventional and microwave heating

McKinstry, C., Cussen, E. J., Fletcher, A. J., Patwardhan, S. V. & Sefcik, J., 15 Oct 2017, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 326, p. 570-577 8 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)
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Solvent-switchable continuous-breathing behaviour in a diamondoid metal-organic framework and its influence on CO2 vs CH4 selectivity

Carrington, E. J., McAnally, C. A., Fletcher, A. J., Thompson, S. P., Warren, M. & Brammer, L., 30 Sep 2017, In : Nature Chemistry. 9, 9, p. 882-889 8 p.

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139 Citations (Scopus)
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14 Citations (Scopus)
47 Downloads (Pure)
2016

A family of nitrogen enriched metal organic frameworks with CCS potential

Dooris, E., McAnally, C. A., Cussen, E. J., Kennedy, A. R. & Fletcher, A. J., 21 Jan 2016, In : Crystals. 6, 14, 8 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
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Development of a novel dual-stage method for metaldehyde removal from water

Tao, B. & Fletcher, A., 15 Jan 2016, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 284, p. 741-749 9 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
163 Downloads (Pure)

Group work experiences of women students in a Scottish chemical engineering programme

Nisbet, J., Haw, M. D., Boon, S., Harrington, R. W. & Fletcher, A. J., 31 Jul 2016, In : Education for Chemical Engineers. 16, p. 39-47 9 p.

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Miniature nitro and peroxide vapor sensors using nanoporous thin films

Blue, R., Thomson, N., Taylor, S. J., Fletcher, A. J., Skabara, P. J. & Uttamchandani, D., 15 Dec 2016, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 16, 24, p. 8767-8774 8 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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Scalable continuous solvothermal synthesis of metal organic framework (MOF-5) crystals

McKinstry, C., Cathcart, R. J., Cussen, E. J., Fletcher, A. J., Patwardhan, S. V. & Sefcik, J., 1 Feb 2016, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 285, p. 718-725 8 p.

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44 Citations (Scopus)
138 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Coordination polymer flexibility leads to polymorphism and enables a crystalline solid-vapour reaction: a multi-technique mechanistic study

Vitõrica-Yrezábal, I. J., Libri, S., Loader, J. R., Mínguez Espallargas, G., Hippler, M., Fletcher, A. J., Thompson, S. P., Warren, J. E., Musumeci, D., Ward, M. D. & Brammer, L., 28 May 2015, In : Chemistry - A European Journal . 21, 24, p. 8799-8811 13 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
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Effects of secondary metal carbonate addition on the porous character of resorcinol-formaldehyde xerogels

Taylor, S. J., Haw, M. D., Sefcik, J. & Fletcher, A. J., 22 Dec 2015, In : Langmuir. 31, 50, p. 13571-13580 10 p.

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2014
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14 Citations (Scopus)
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Gelation mechanism of resorcinol-formaldehyde gels investigated by dynamic light scattering

Taylor, S. J., Haw, M. D., Sefcik, J. & Fletcher, A. J., 2 Sep 2014, In : Langmuir. 30, 34, p. 10231-10240 10 p.

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31 Citations (Scopus)
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Production factors controlling the physical characteristics of biochar derived from phytoremediation willow for agricultural applications

Fletcher, A., Smith, M., Heinemeyer, A., Lord, R., Ennis, C., Hodgson, E. & Farrar, K., 1 Mar 2014, In : BioEnergy Research. 7, 1, p. 371-380 10 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

The role of tutors in peer led teaching

Nisbet, J. T., Haw, M. D. & Fletcher, A. J., 1 Jan 2014, In : Education for Chemical Engineers. 9, 1, p. e15–e19 5 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Chemical transformations of a crystalline coordination polymer: a multi-stage solid–vapour reaction manifold

Vitorica-Yrezabal, I., Mínguez Espallargas, G., Soleimannejad, J., Florence, A., Fletcher, A. & Brammer, L., 1 Feb 2013, In : Chemical Science. 4, 2, p. 696-708 13 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of synthesis conditions on formation pathways of metal organic framework (MOF-5) Crystals

McKinstry, C., Cussen, E., Fletcher, A., Patwardhan, S. & Sefcik, J., 22 Oct 2013, In : Crystal Growth and Design. 13, p. 5481-5489 9 p.

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41 Citations (Scopus)
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28 Citations (Scopus)

Polysulfone mixed matrix gas separation hollow fibre membranes filled with polymer and carbon xerogels

Magueijo, V., Anderson, L., Fletcher, A. & Shilton, S. J., 5 Apr 2013, In : Chemical Engineering Science . 92, p. 13-20 8 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)

Zipping and unzipping of a paddlewheel metal-organic framework to enable two-step synthetic and structural transformation

Smart, P., Mason, C. A., Loader, J. R., Meijer, A. J. H. M., Florence, A., Shankland, K., Fletcher, A., Thompson, S. P., Brunelli, M., Hill, A. H. & Brammer, L., 11 Mar 2013, In : Chemistry - A European Journal . 19, 11, p. 3552-3557 6 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Chemically blockable transformation and ultraselective low-pressure gas adsorption in a non-porous metal organic framework

Xiao, B., Byrne, P. J., Wheatley, P. S., Wragg, D. S., Zhao, X., Fletcher, A. J., Thomas, K. M., Peters, L., Evans, J. S. O., Warren, J. E., Zhou, W. & Morris, R. E., Jul 2009, In : Nature Chemistry. 1, 4, p. 289-294 6 p.

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160 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Surface interactions and quantum kinetic molecular sieving for H-2 and D-2 adsorption on a mixed metal-organic framework material

Chen, B., Zhao, X., Putkham, A., Hong, K., Lobkovsky, E. B., Hurtado, E. J., Fletcher, A. J. & Thomas, K. M., 2008, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 130, 20, p. 6411-6423 13 p.

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366 Citations (Scopus)
2007

High-capacity hydrogen and nitric oxide adsorption and storage in a metal-organic framework

Xiao, B., Wheatley, P. S., Zhao, X., Fletcher, A. J., Fox, S., Rossi, A. G., Megson, I. L., Bordiga, S., Regli, L., Thomas, K. M. & Morris, R. E., Feb 2007, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 129, 5, p. 1203-1209 6 p.

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431 Citations (Scopus)

Kinetic isotope quantum effects in the adsorption of H2O and D2O on porous carbons

Fletcher, A. J. & Thomas, K. M., 11 Jan 2007, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 111, 5, p. 2107-2115 8 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Role of surface functional groups in the adsorption kinetics of water vapor on microporous activated carbons

Fletcher, A. J., Uygur, Y. & Thomas, K. M., 23 May 2007, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 111, 23, p. 8349-8359 10 p.

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89 Citations (Scopus)
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2006

Adsorption and desorption kinetics for hydrophilic and hydrophobic vapors on activated carbon

Fletcher, A. J., Yuzak, Y. & Thomas, K. M., Apr 2006, In : Carbon. 44, 5, p. 989-1004 15 p.

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115 Citations (Scopus)

Assembly of heterometallic clusters and coordination polymers by combining Mo-S-based clusters with Mn2+

Lin, P., Clegg, W., Harrington, R. W., Henderson, R. A., Fletcher, A. J., Bell, J. & Thomas, K. M., May 2006, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 45, 10, p. 4284-4302 18 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)