Dr Alan Drew

Dr Alan Drew

Reader in Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
School of Physics and Astronomy
Queen Mary, University of London
327 Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS

Telephone: 020 7882 3435
Room: G O Jones 222
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This is not an exhaustive list and I would be happy to discuss other project possibilities.


Selected publications

A revised mechanistic model for sodium insertion in hard carbons
Au H, Alptekin H, Jensen ACS et al.
Energy and Environmental Science, 7th August 2020.
DOI: 10.1039/d0ee01363c

Solvation of NaPF6 in diglyme solution for battery electrolytes
Jensen ACS, Au H, Gärtner S et al.
Batteries & Supercaps, 20th July 2020.
DOI: 10.1002/batt.202000144

Explanation of the Colour Change in Alexandrites
Dunstan D, Xie F, Cao Y et al.
Scientific Reports, 9th April 2020.
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-62707-3

Elucidating the Effect of Planar Graphitic Layers and Cylindrical Pores on the Storage and Diffusion of Li, Na, and K in Carbon Materials
Drew A
Advanced Functional Materials, 28th February 2020.
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201908209

Local mobility in electrochemically inactive sodium in hard carbon anodes after the first cycle
Jensen ACS, Olsson E, Au H et al.
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Volume 8, issue 2, page 743, 13th December 2019.
DOI: 10.1039/c9ta10113f

Unveiling the role of hydrothermal carbon dots as anodes in sodium-ion batteries with ultrahigh initial Coulombic efficiency
Xie F, Xu Z, Jensen A et al.
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 15th November 2019.
DOI: 10.1039/c9ta11369j

Sodium‐Ion Batteries: Hard–Soft Carbon Composite Anodes with Synergistic Sodium Storage Performance (Adv. Funct. Mater. 24/2019)
Xie F, Xu Z, Jensen ACS et al.
Advanced Functional Materials, Volume 29, issue 24, 1st June 2019.
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201970164

Hard-Soft Carbon Composite Anodes with Synergistic Sodium Storage Performance
DREW ALAN, Araullo-Peters V, XIE F et al.
Advanced Functional Materials, 10th April 2019.
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201901072

Photoexcited Muon Spin Spectroscopy: A New Method for Measuring Excess Carrier Lifetime in Bulk Silicon.
Yokoyama K, Lord JS, Miao J et al.
Phys Rev Lett, Volume 119, issue 22, page 226601, 1st December 2017.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.226601

A new method for measuring excess carrier lifetime in bulk silicon: Photoexcited muon spin spectroscopy
DREW AJ, Miao, Murahari et al.
Physical Review Letters, 29th November 2017.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.226601

The new high field photoexcitation muon spectrometer at the ISIS pulsed neutron and muon source
Yokoyama K, Lord JS, Murahari P et al.
Review of Scientific Instruments, 27th December 2016.
DOI: 10.1063/1.4972827

Temporal mapping of photochemical reactions and molecular excited states with carbon specificity
DREW AJ, wang K, Murahari P et al.
Nature Materials, 12th December 2016.
DOI: 10.1038/nmat4816

Spintronic and electronic phenomena in organic molecules measured with μSR
DREW AJ, Wang, Schulz L et al.
Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, 15th September 2016.
DOI: 10.7566/JPSJ.85.091011

Muon spin spectroscopy: magnetism, soft matter and the bridge between the two
Nuccio L, Schulz L, Drew AJ
JOURNAL OF PHYSICS D-APPLIED PHYSICS, Volume 47, issue 47, 26th November 2014.
DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/47/47/473001

Importance of spin-orbit interaction for the electron spin relaxation in organic semiconductors.
Nuccio L, Willis M, Schulz L et al.
Phys Rev Lett, Volume 110, issue 21, page 216602, 24th May 2013.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.216602

Engineering spin propagation across a hybrid organic/inorganic interface using a polar layer.
Schulz L, Nuccio L, Willis M et al.
Nat Mater, Volume 10, issue 1, page 39, 1st January 2011.
DOI: 10.1038/nmat2912