The Stride Group - Publications


  1. Titania supported MOF-199 derived Cu-Cu2O nanoparticles: Highly efficient non noble metal photocatalysts for hydrogen production from alcohol-water mixtures.    I. Majeed, M.A. Nadeem, F. Kanodarwala, H. Ali, M.A. Khan, J.A. Stride, M.A. Nadeem, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2017, 7, 677-686. 
  2. Significant Improvement in Performance of PbSe Quantum Dot Solar Cell by Introducing a CsPbBr3 Perovskite Colloidal Nanocrystal Back Layer.    Z. Zhang, Z. Chen, J. Zhang, W. Chen, J. Yang, X. Wen, N. Kobamoto, L. Yuan, J.A. Stride, G.J. Conibeer, R.J. Patterson, S. Huang, Adv. Ener. Mater., 2017, 1601773. 
  3. Spatial Grain Growth and Composition Evolution during Sulfurizing Meta-Stable Wurtzite Cu2ZnSnS4 Nanocrystal-Based Coatings.    X. Liu, J. Huang, F. Zhou, F. Liu, J.A. Stride, X. Hao, Chem. Mat., 2017, 29, 2110-2121. 
  4. Beyond 11% efficient sulfide kesterite Cu2ZnxCd1-xSnS4 Solar Cell: Effects of cadmium alloying.   C. Yan,K. Sun, S. Johnson, J. Huang, A. Pu, K. Sun, F. Liu, F. Zhou, J.A. Stride, X. Hao, Martin Green, ACS Ener. Lett., 2017, 2, 930-936. 
  5. Beyond 8% ultrathin kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 solar cells by controlling interface reaction route at the back contact.  F. Liu, J. Huang, K. Sun, C. Yan,Y. Shen, J. Park,A. Pu,F. Zhou, H. Sun,J.A. Stride, M. Green, X. Hao, NPG As. Mater., accepted for publication, 13 March 2017.
  6. Magnetic Properties of the distorted kagomé lattice Mn3(1,2,3-(O2C)3C6H3)2.   R.A. Mole, S. Greene, P.F. Henry, S. Humphrey, K.C. Rule, T. Unruh, G.F. Weldon, D. Yu, J.A. Stride, P.T. Wood, Inorg. Chem., accepted for publication, 16 May 2017.


  1. Boosting the efficiency of pure sulfide CZTS solar cells using an In/Cd-based hybrid buffer.    C. Yan, F. Liu, K. Sun, N. Song, F. Zhou, X. Hao, M. Green, J.A. Stride, Sol. Energ. Mater. Sol. C., 2016, 144, 700-706. 
  2. Phase Transition in CdSe Quantum Dots and Deposition of CdSe Quantum Dots on Graphene Sheets.    F.K. Kanodarwala and J.A. Stride, in Nanomaterials: Science and Applications, (ed: D. Kane, A. Micolich, J. Rabeau), Pan Stanford Pub (2016), ISBN:  978-981-4669-72-6.
  3. Dynamics of the frustrated spin in the low dimensional magnet Co3(OH)2(C4O4)2.    R.A. Mole, K.C. Rule, D. Yu, J.A. Stride, A. Nadeem, P.T. Wood, J. Phys. Cond. Mat., 2016, 28, 126005. 
  4. Synthesis of Type-II CdSe(S)/Fe2O3 Core/shell Quantum Dots:  the effect of Shell on the properties of Core/shell Quantum Dots.   F. Mirnajafizadeh, F. Wang, P. Reece, J.A. Stride, J. Mat. Sci., 2016, 51, 5252-5258. 
  5. Over 9% efficient kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 solar cell fabricated by using Zn1-xCdxS buffer layer.   K. Sun, C. Yan, F. Liu, J. Huang, F. Zhou, J.A. Stride, M. Green and X. Hao, Adv. Ener. Mater., 2016, 1600046. 
  6. Hydrothermal Synthesis of Highly Luminescent Blue-emitting ZnSe(S) Quantum Dots Exhibiting Low Toxicity.   F. Mirnajafizadeh, D. Ramsey, S.R. McAlpine, F. Wang, P.J. Reece, J.A. Stride, Mat. Sci. Eng. C, 2016, 64, 167-172. 
  7. Achirality in the low temperature structure and lattice modes of tris(acetylacetonate)iron(III).   T.K. Ellis, G.J. Kearley, R.O. Piltz, U.A. Jayasooriya, J.A. Stride, Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 8278-8283.
  8. Understanding the key factors of enhancing phase and compositional controllability for 6% efficient pure-sulfide Cu2ZnSnS4 solar cells prepared from quaternary wurtzite nanocrystals.  X. Liu, J. Huang, F. Zhou, F. Liu, K. Sun, C. Yan, J. Stride, X. Hao, Chem. Mat., 2016, 28, 3649-3658. 
  9. Nanoscale Microstructure and Chemistry Controlling of Cu2ZnSnS4/CdS interface in Kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cells.  F. Liu, C. Yan, J. Huang, K. Sun, F. Zhou, J.A. Stride, M. Green and X. Hao, Adv. Ener. Mater., 2016, 1600706. 
  10. La2O3 promoted Pd/rGO electro-catalysts for formic acid oxidation.   H. Ali, F. Kanodarwala, I. Majeed, J.A. Stride, M.A. Nadeem, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 32581. 
  11. Lattice-matched Cu2ZnSnS4/CeO2 solar cell with open circuit voltage boost.   A. Crovetto, C. Yan, B. Iandolo, F. Zhou, J. Stride, J. Schou, X. Hao, O. Hansen, Appl. Phys. Lett., 2016, 109, 233904.


  1. Phase transformations in CdSe quantum dots induced by reaction time.   F.K. Kanodarwala and J.A. Stride, Mater. Lett., 2015, 141, 67-69.
  2. Low temperature reduction of CCl4 to fullerenes using metallic sodium.   M. Choucair, M.R. Hill and J.A. Stride, Mater. Chem. & Phys., 2015, 154, 38-43.
  3. Understanding the packing in the 1:1 molecular complex 1,3,5-tricyanobenzene-hexamethylbenzene lattice modes.   J.A. Stride, CrystEngComm., 2015, 17, 3787-3792. CE017020_OFC_PUBLICITY_0.png
  4. Air-stable PbS quantum dots synthesized with slow reaction kinetics via a PbBr2 precursor.   L. Yuan, R. Patterson, W. Cao, Z. Zhang, J.A. Stride, S. Huang, G. Conibeer, P. Reece, Z. Zhang, RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 68579-68586.
  5. Effect of acid or alkaline catalyst and of different capping agents on the optical properties of CdS nanoparticles incorporated within a diureasil hybrid matrix.   L. Gonçalves, C.J. Silva, F.K. Kanodarwala, J.A. Stride, M.R. Pereira, Opt. Mater., 2015, 49, 171-181.
  6. Kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 thin film solar cells by a facile DMF-based solution coating process  F. Liu, S. Shen, F. Zhou, N. Song, X. Wen, J.A. Stride, K. Sun, C. Yan, X. Hao, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2015, 3, 10783-10792.
  7. Effect of Halide Treatments to PbSe Quantum Dot Thin Films: Stability, Hot Carrier Lifetime and Application to Photovoltaics.  Z. Zhang, J. Yang, X. Wen, L. Yuan, S. Shrestha, J.A. Stride, G. Conibeer, R. Patterson, S. Huang, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 24149-24155.
  8. Exploring the Application of Quaternary Metastable Wurtzite Nanocrystals in Pure-sulfide Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cells by Forming Nearly Micron-sized Large Grains.   X. Liu, F. Zhou, N. Song, C. Yan, F. Liu, K. Sun, J.A. Stride, J. Chen, X. Hao, M.A. Green, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 23185-23193.  


  1. Modulation of CdSe Quantum Dot Optical Properties upon Graphene Deposition.   F.K. Kanodarwala, F. Wang, P.J. Reece and J.A. Stride, J. Luminesc., 2014, 146, 46-52. 
  2. Versatile and scalable chemical synthesis of graphene nanoribbons.   M. Choucair, B. Gong, Bin, J.A. Stride, Mater. Lett., 2014, 119, 75-78.
  3. Synthesis and characterization of organic-inorganic hybrid materials prepared by sol-gel and containing CdS nanoparticles prepared by a colloidal method using poly(N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone).   L.F.F.F. Gonçalves, C.J.R. Silva, F.K. Kanodarwala, J.A. Stride, M.J Gomes, J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol., 2014, 71, 69-71.
  4. Synthesis of an optically clear, flexible and stable ureasilicate matrix doped with CdSe nanoparticles produced by reverse micelles.  L.F.F.F. Gonçalves, C.J.R. Silva, F.K. Kanodarwala, J.A. Stride, M.R. Pereira, M.M.J. Gomes, Mater. Chem. & Phys., 2014, 147, 86-94.
  5. One-pot Synthesis of CdSe nanoparticles exhibiting quantum size effect within a sol-gel derived ureasilicate matrix.  L.F.F.F. Gonçalves, C.J.R. Silva, F.K. Kanodarwala, J.A. Stride, M.R. Pereira, M.M.J. Gomes,  J. Photochem. & Photobio. A: Chemistry, 2014, 285, 21-29.
  6. Is thermal annealing a viable alternative for crystallization in triethylsilylethynyl anthradithiophene organic transistors?  K. Muhieddine, R.W. Lyttleton, J. Badcock, M.A. Loth, J.A. Stride, J.E. Anthony, A.P. Micolich, J. Organ. Semiconduct., 2014, 2, 7-14.
  7. Band alignments of different buffer layers (CdS, Zn(O,S) and In2S3) on Cu2ZnSnS4.  C. Yan, F. Liu, N. Song, B.K. Ng, J.A. Stride, A. Tadich, X. Hao, M. Green, Appl. Phys. Lett., 2014, 104, 173901.
  8. Kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 solar cell from sputtered Zn/(Cu & Sn) metal stack precursors.  C. Yan, J. Chen, F. Liu, N. Song, H. Cui, B.K. Ng, J.A. Stride, X. Hao, J. All. Comp., 2014, 610, 486-491.
  9. Influence of Cd2+/S2- molar ratio and of different capping environments in the optical properties of CdS nanoparticles incorporated within a hybrid diureasil matrix.  L.F.F.F. Gonçalves, C.J.R. Silva, F.K. Kanodarwala, J.A. Stride, M.R. Pereira, M.J.M. Gomes, Appl. Surf. Sci., 2014, 314, 877-887.
  10. What difference does a methyl group make: pentamethylbenzene?  M. Mudge, B.K. Ng, M. Bhadbhade, K.C. Rule, R.A. Mole, A. Stampfl and J.A. Stride, ChemPhysChem, 2014, 15, 3776-3781.  


  1. Synthesis and characterization of organic-inorganic hybrid materials prepared by sol-gel and containing ZnxCd1-xS nanoparticles prepared by a colloidal method.  L.F.F.F. Gonçalves, F.K. Kanodarwala, J.A. Stride, C.J.R. Silva, M.R. Pereira, M.J.M. Gomes, J. Luminesc., 2013, 144, 203-211.
  2. Simple catalyst-free production of carbon nanostructures.  T.K. Ellis, C. Paras and J.A. Stride, Aus. J. Chem., 2013, 66, 1435-1439..
  3. One-pot synthesis of CdS nanoparticles exhibiting quantum size effect prepared within a sol-gel derived ureasilicate matrix.  L.F. Gonçalves, C.R. Silva, F.K. Kanodarwala, J.A. Stride, M.R. Pereira, M.J Gomes, Opt. Mat., accepted for publication 27 August 2013..
  4. Switchable Magnetism: Neutron Diffraction Studies of The Desolvated Coordination Polymer Co3(OH)2(C4O4)2.   R.A. Mole, J.A. Stride, M.A. Nadeem, J.A. Stride, V. Peterson and P.T. Wood, Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 13462-13468.
  5. β-NaYF:Er nanocrystal films as a spectral converter to improve photoconversion efficiency of crystalline silicon solar cells.  S.Woo, S. Huang, R.P. Corkish, G.J. Conibeer, J.A. Stride, P.J. Reece, IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. 1926-1929. 2013.


  1. Adsorption and Desorption Characteristics of 3-dimensional Networks of Fused Graphene.  M. Choucair, N.M.K. Tse, M.R. Hill and J.A. Stride, Surf. Sci., 2012, 606, 34.  
  2. The gram-scale synthesis of carbon onions.  M. Choucair and J.A. Stride, Carbon, 2012, 50, 1109.
  3. Engineering Solvothermal Reactions to Produce Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes.  M. Choucair, B. Gong and J.A. Stride, J. Nano Part. Res., 2012, 14, 901.
  4. Central atom size effects on the methyl torsions of group XIV tetratolyls.  M.C.C. Ng, J.B. Harper, A.P.J. Stampfl, S. Rols, G.J. Kearley and J.A. Stride, Chem., Eur. J., 2012, 18, 13018.
  5. Highly Luminescent Quantum Dots: New Tools for Biological Applications.  F.M. Najafi Zadeha, F. Wang, P. Reece and J.A. Stride, NSTI-Nanotech 2012, 1, 441. ISBN 978-1-4665-6274-5.


  1. Two Stage Magnetic Ordering and Spin Idle Behavior of the Coordination Polymer Co3(OD)2(C4O4)2.3H2O Determined Using Neutron Diffraction.  R. A. Mole, J. A. Stride, P. F. Henry, M. Hoelzel, A. Senyshyn, A. Alberola, C. J. G. Garcia, P. R. Raithby, and P. T. Wood, Inorg. Chem., 2011, 50, 2246. 
  2. A flexible copper based microporous metal-organic framework displaying selective adsorption of hydrogen over nitrogen.  M.A. Nadeem, A.W. Thornton, M.R. Hill and J.A. Stride, Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 3398.
  3. Chemical Synthesis of Graphene: From Single Layers to Several Grams.   M. Choucair and J.A. Stride, in Nanotechnology in Australia: Showcase of Early Career Research, (ed: D. Kane, A. Micolich, J. Rabeau), Pan Stanford Pub (2011), ISBN:  9789814310024.
  4. Dispersion relation of the low-energy excitation in Zr50Be50 metallic glass.  G.F. Gennady, N.V. Situkha, J.A. Stride and N. Klimenko, J. Surf. Inv. X-Ray, Sync. Neut. Tech., 2011, 5, 409.
  5. The Controlled Engineering of Photocatalyst Nanostructures.  N.T. Tuong and J.A. Stride, IEEE Conf. Proc., ICONN 2010, 77.
  6. Superhydrophobic Carbon Onion Coatings.  M. Choucair, M.R. Hill and J.A. Stride, IEEE Conf. Proc., ICONN 2010, 102.
  7. A three-dimensional metal-organic framework showing long-range magnetic ordering.  M.A. Nadeem and J.A. Stride, IEEE Conf. Proc., ICONN 2010, 306.
  8. Conducting Polymer Discotic Hybrids for Organic Semiconductor Applications.  T.K. Ellis and J.A. Stride, IEEE Conf. Proc., ICONN 2010, 312.
  9. Muons Probe Strong Hydrogen Interactions with Defective Graphene.  M. Riccò, D. Pontiroli, M. Mazzani, M. Choucair, J.A. Stride, O.V. Yazyev, Nano Lett., 2011, 11, 4919.


  1. Tuning the Defect Density in Chemically Synthesized Graphene.  M. Choucair and J.A. Stride, IEEE Conf. Proc., IEEE-NANO 2010, 815.  
  2. Enhanced reversible lithium storage in nano-size silicon/graphene composite.  S.-L. Chou, J.-Z. Wang, M. Choucair, P. Zhang, H.-K. Liu, J.A. Stride and S.-X. Dou, Electrochem. Commun., 2010, 12, 303.
  3. A 2D Cobalt based coordination polymer constructed from benzimidazole and acetate ion exhibiting spin-canted antiferromagnetism.  L. Arai, M.A. Nadeem, M. Bhadbhade and J.A. Stride, Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 3372.
  4. Magneto-structural correlations of a three-dimensional Mn based metal-organic framework.  M.A. Nadeem, D.J. Craig, R. Bircher and J.A. Stride, Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 435.
  5. Three isolated structural motifs in one crystal: Penetration of two 1D chains through large cavities within 2D polymeric sheets.  M.A. Nadeem, M. Bhadbhade, R. Bircher and J.A. Stride, CrystEngComm., 2010, 12, 1391.
  6. Controlled synthesis of titanium dioxide nanostructures.  J.A. Stride and N.T. Tuong, in Solid State Chemistry and Photocatalysis of Titanium Dioxide (ed: J. Nowotny), Solid State Phenom., 2010, 162, 261. Trans. Tech. Publications, Switzerland.
  7. Graphene doping to enhance flux pinning and supercurrent carrying ability in magnesium diboride superconductor.  S.X. Dou, X. Xu, X.L. Wang, J.H. Kim, J.A. Stride, M. Choucair, W.K. Yeoh, R.K. Zheng, Supercond. Sci. Technol., 2010, 23, 085003.
  8. Controlled synthesis of isomorphous coordination polymers via in situ ligand transformation reaction: crystal structure, thermal and magnetic properties.  M.A. Nadeem, M. Bhadbhade, R. Bircher and J.A. Stride, Cryst. Growth Des., 2010, 10, 4060.
  9. Dispersive kinetics in discotic liquid crystals.  O. Kruglova, F.M. Mulder, G.J. Kearley, S.J. Picken, J.A. Stride, I. Paraschiv and H. Zuilhof, Phys. Rev. E, 2010, 82, 051703.
  10. Four new coordination polymers constructed from benzene tricarboxylic acid: synthesis, crystal structure, thermal and magnetic properties.  M.A. Nadeem, M. Bhadbhade and J.A. Stride, Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 986.
  11. Sulfur-Graphene Composite for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries.  J.-Z. Wang, L. Lu, M. Choucair, J.A. Stride, X. Xu, H.-K. Liu, J. Power Sources, 2010, 196, 7030.


  1. Gram-scale production of graphene based on solvothermal synthesis and sonication. M. Choucair, P. Thordarson and J.A. Stride, Nat. Nanotech., 2009, 4, 30.
  2. Quantum Behaviour in an S = 5/2 Chain With Next Nearest Neighbour Interactions. R.A. Mole, J.A. Stride and P.T. Wood, J. Phys. Cond. Mat., 2009, 21, 076003.
  3. The central atom size effect on the structure of Group XIV tetratolyls. M.C.C. Ng, D.J. Craig, J.B. Harper, L. van-Eijck and J.A. Stride, Chemistry, Eur. J., 2009, 15, 6569.
  4. Raman and Neutron Scattering Study of Partially Deuterated l-Alanine: Evidence of a Solid-Solid Phase Transition J.M. de Souza, P.T.C. Freire, D.N. Argyriou, J.A. Stride, M. Barthès, W. Kalceff and H.N. Bordallo, ChemPhysChem, 2009, 10, 3337.


  1. Inelastic Neutron Scattering study of Pr2Co12Fe5. N. Magnani, R. Caciuffo, A. Paoluzi, L. Pareti and J.A. Stride, J. Phys. Cond. Mat.,, 2008, 20, 104222.
  2. Propagating vibrational modes in the Zr-Be metallic glasses. G.F. Syrykh, A.S. Ivanov, N.A. Kimenko, Yu V. Lisichkin, H. Mutka and J.A. Stride, J. Phys. Cond. Mat., 2008, 20, 104241.
  3. Muon Spin Relaxation study of Manganese Hydroxy Squarate. R.A. Mole, S.P. Cottrell, J.A. Stride and P.T. Wood, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2008, 361, 3718.
  4. The purification of chemically synthesised graphene. M. Choucair and J.A. Stride, IEEE Conf. Proc., 2008, 13.
  5. Catalyst-free solvothermal synthesis of carbon nanotubes. T. Ellis, C. Paras and J.A. Stride, IEEE Conf. Proc., 2008, 40.
  6. Collective High Frequency Motions in Liquid Deuterium Fluoride. F. Demmel, G. Heusel, I. Waldner, J. Stride and H. Bertagnolli, Z. Phys. Chem., 2008, 222, 1551.


  1. Neutron Diffraction and Theoretical DFT Studies of Two Dimensional Molecular-Based Magnet K2[Mn(H2O)2]3[Mo(CN)7]2.6H2O. B. Gillon, A. Goujon, S. Willemin, J. Larionova, C. Desplanches, E. Ruiz, G. André, J.A. Stride, C. Guérin, R. Clérac, Inorg. Chem., 2007, 46, 1090.
  2. Muon Implantation Studies Of Organometallics: Ferrocene. U.A. Jayasooriya, R. Grinter, P.L. Hubbard, G.M. Aston, J.A. Stride, G.A. Hopkins, L. Camus, I.D. Reid, S.P. Cottrell and S.F.J. Cox, Chemistry, Eur. J., 2007, 13, 2266.
  3. The assets of crystal monochromator-Fermi chopper time-of-flight on continuous sources - potential for high efficiency PASTIS operation. J.R. Stewart, K.H. Andersen, J.A. Stride, H. Mutka and H. Schober, J. Neutron Res., 2007, 15, 95.
  4. Dispersion of acoustic-like and optic-like vibrational excitations in Ni2B metallic glass. N.A. Klimenko, Yu. V. Lisichkin, G.F. Syrykh, A.S. Ivanov and J.A. Stride, Crystall. Rep., 2007, 52, 471.
  5. Structure and dynamics of a discotic liquid crystalline charge transfer complex. O. Kruglova, E. Mendes, Z. Yildirim, M. Wübbenhorst, F.M. Mulder, J.A. Stride, S.J. Picken and G.J. Kearley, ChemPhysChem., 2007, 8, 1338.
  6. Observation of the collective vibrational modes in Ni42Nb58 metallic glass. G.F. Syrykh, M.G. Zemlyanov, A.S. Ivanov, J.A. Stride, Yu.V. Lisichkin and N.A. Klimenko, J. Non-Cryst. Sol., 2007, 353, 3188.